Skip Europe; dine at a fabulous Euro-style Palm Springs restaurant

  You’re hoping to find the flavors of Europe but don’t have the budget for that pricey round trip ticket, there are plenty of dining options in Palm Springs that runs the gamut from Italian, to French, and even Spanish and Austrian.

Where to get European food in Palm Springs

Start your restaurant trip around the world in Spain at Alicante. They’re rated #1 Spanish and #2 Mediterranean restaurant on Yelp. There’s a full menu featuring seafood and traditional paella, as well as tapas too. Don’t forget to try the sangria.

Speaking of Spanish, JusTapas is a modern take on a traditional Spanish tapas bar. Sample the seafood or charcuterie bites, or dive into the choices from their innovative Slider Bar.

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You’ll feel right at home at Johannes, the modern European spot from Austrian born Chef/ Owner Johannes Bacher. Enjoy traditional Wiener Schnitzel or escargot while allowing the light to wash over you in the bright airy room.

For homemade Italian flavors, head over to Il Giardino. You’ll find handmade ravioli and very traditional dishes, plus desserts to die for.

You’ll also get that taste of Italy from Johnny Costa’s. The restaurant is known for authentic and delicious Italian food, as well as its warm atmosphere with dark wood, soft lighting, and romantic booths.

A variety of European tastes are on the menu at Europa Restaurant at Villa Royale. Dubbed “a charming hideaway where you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to an intimate castle in Europe,” the restaurant features modern continental dishes like duck, osso bucco and rack of lamb.

If you’re stuck at home this spring and summer, don’t worry! You can still taste your way across the continent by checking out some of the best European flavors in Palm Springs.

Palm Springs Traveller Staff