If you're staying in Palm Springs on your next vacation and are looking to dig into some of the desert's best flavors, you'll want to make time for a few meals in Rancho Mirage. This desert city packs a powerful culinary punch, offering some of the desert's finest and most memorable dining experiences.
One of the Coachella Valley's top-rated restaurants is Wally's Desert Turtle, and you'll find it on Highway 111 in Rancho Mirage. Wally's offers an impeccable French menu in a dining room with Peruvian artifacts and a mirrored ceiling. If you're looking to make an impression on your date, Wally's will make it happen. Nearby, Roy's Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine offers a taste of the Hawaiian islands in the desert. Roy's signature Roasted Macadamia Nut Mahi Mahi and Misoyaki Butterfish are popular dishes, as are the U-10 Sea Scallops. But if you'd rather get your hands dirty while feasting on seafood, head to the Crab Pot. Armed with a bib and mallet, you can dig into your seafood spread (with shellfish, sausage and corn) that's laid out right on your table.
Speaking of messy eating, you'll find the city's best barbecue over at Babe's Bar-B-Que and Brewhouse. This Western-style joint is also renowned for its award-winning craft beers, which are brewed on site.
No matter what you're in the mood for, Rancho Mirage has a restaurant to fit your tastes. Check out Rancho Mirage's 10 best restaurants below.