Want to dine at a gay restaurant in Palm Springs? No problem! With such a large LGBTQ population, many restaurants, coffee shops, and diners in Palm Springs are gay-owned and operated. The city primarily offers American, Mexican, and Asian Fusion bistros, but there are a few outliers. Looking for a brunch after a late night? Gay Palm Springs is brunch city, USA. There are so many options to choose from, and nearly all of them have bottomless Mimosas.
No trip to Palm Springs is complete without a stop at The Tropicale. A bright and blinking neon exterior greets you when you arrive, before you immerse yourselves in over-the-top tropical interior and patio where gourmet brunches and dinners are served. Sushi lovers will roll over for sushi Sundays.
Azul’s has one of the biggest and baddest patios in all of Palm Springs. The space is perfect for enjoying the restaurant’s daily drink and food specials, from their fried calamari to their Cuban sandwiches.
For a proper three-course meal, Trio cures even the hungriest member of your group. The restaurant’s fixed price menu allows you to sample and indulge in modern American cuisine.
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Vegetarians and vegans (and those looking for the city’s healthiest options) will be happy to come across Native Foods, which serves a diverse menu that rotates seasonally, specializing in local health foods.
On the gay strip, LuLu California Bistro offers unmatched patio people-watching and is the perfect restaurant to hit up before going out to the neighboring bars. Award-winning chefs wow patrons with hearty, five-star quality meals.
Sometimes, you just want a big ol’ pizza. And why not, when you’re on vacation? Brickworks Bistro (formerly Matchbox) cooks artisan wood-fired pizzas for you to enjoy on their second-floor patio while scoping out the street below.
And for a simple coffee, make sure to stop by Koffi on the north end of town, for the city’s favorite morning roast.