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Top happy hour spots from the Emerald Desert Resort staff

Palm Desert has some great places to enjoy happy hour. If you are looking for a place then check out some of out staff recommendations. If you have a favorite place then let us know. Be sure to also check out our staff picks for top area restaurants.

Pacific Seafood Restaurant
73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260 (760)674-8666 [Map It]

Shawnna (Assistant General Manager) loves the indoor and outdoor rooftop dining atop the Gardens on El Paseo with its broad views of the local mountains and desert floor. They serve exceptional fresh fish, top quality meats and have an award-winning wine list. She especially enjoys the International Vodka Bar featuring 150 premium vodkas. Happy Hour nightly from 3:00 – 6:30pm with $7.00 martinis.

Enotecca Bar & Wine Bar (inside Ristorante Mamma Gina)
73-705 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA (760)568-9898) [Map It]

You’ll find Lesley (General Manager) at the great Happy Hour offered everyday starting at 4:30pm featuring Wine $5.00 /Beer $3.50 and a delicious HH menu which starts at $5.90. On the menu are delicious pastas, burgers and appetizers. If you want to sit at a table you place your name on the chalkboard in the hall and they will call you when a table is ready. There is always a wait but worth your time. The food is amazing, the prices are even more amazing, and the staff is the best. The bartenders are friendly and fun.

Crazy Water Lounge (inside Acqua Pazza California Bistro)
71-800 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA (760)862-9800 [Map It]

When Tiffani (Sr. Front Desk Clerk) steps inside, the stress of her day instantly dissolves. She enjoys the diverse assortment of specialty martinis, the large selection of unique, bottled beers and wines, and the impressive list of over 100 tequilas to try. Tiffani loves the large portions of fabulous food and generous drinks, and fun happy hour.

Mastro’s Steakhouse
73-405 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA (760)776-6777 [Map It]

Felicia (Activities Coordinator) loves Mastro’s sophisticated, classic Steakhouse recognized for their combination of world-class service, highly acclaimed cuisine, and live entertainment in an elegant yet energetic atmosphere. A truly unparalleled experience.

Mitch’s on El Paseo
73951 El Paseo, Palm Desert, California 92260 (760)779-9200 [Map It]

Palm Desert’s premier seafood, sushi and steak restaurant is also a happening happy hour you won’t forget with your choice of various sushi, Kobe sliders, poke tacos and more. Naq enjoys sitting out on the garden patio with his friends while listening to the live music. Happy Hour is daily from 4:00 – 8:00 pm with a great Happy Hour Menu, House Wine $5, Well Drinks $6.

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