8 Restaurants to Try in Indio

8 Restaurants to Try in Indio

Are you planning a trip to Indio? This sunny desert town is part of the Greater Palm Springs area and is easy to get to from anywhere in Southern California by car, or by flying into the Palm Springs airport. Whether you are in town for one of the famous music festivals or just want to enjoy some sunshine, it’s a great place to escape.

Start by picking the perfect vacation rental, like the Brooklyn Penthouse. This gorgeous vacation home in Indio features an ideal location in a gated community and everything you need for a luxurious and comfortable stay, including:

  • 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, with beds for 12 guests
  • 40 foot saltwater pool and spa
  • Outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven and Thor BBQ
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor 65″ smart TV
  • Movie theater with a 120″ screen and 4k laser projector
  • Game room with pool, darts, shuffleboard, basketball, and plenty of arcade games and board games
  • Outdoor entertainment including ping pong, air hockey, and corn hole
  • Whole house sound system

After you choose the right accommodations, you might want to make a list of restaurants to try. If you’re like us, the right food makes the vacation.

8 of Our Favorite Indio Restaurants

1. Jackalope Ranch

Jackalope Ranch is an elegant place to enjoy a special meal while you are on vacation, perfect to celebrate a birthday or anniversary. This popular restaurant offers a rustic, Western-themed atmosphere with outdoor patios and live music. Enjoy their delicious steaks, seafood, and BBQ dishes while taking in the desert views.

2. TKB Bakery & Deli

Known for their award-winning sandwiches, TKB Bakery & Deli is a local favorite. Their extensive menu features a wide selection of freshly baked bread, salads, and mouthwatering sandwiches made with quality ingredients.

3. La Casita Mexican Restaurant

Indulge in authentic Mexican cuisine at La Casita. This family-owned restaurant serves up traditional dishes such as tacos, enchiladas, and sizzling fajitas, along with refreshing margaritas.

4. Pueblo Viejo Grill

Step into a vibrant atmosphere at Pueblo Viejo Grill, with a menu filled with flavorful Mexican dishes. From their tasty street tacos to their savory mole dishes, there’s something to satisfy every craving.

5. La Bella Cucina

If you’re in the mood for Italian cuisine, head to La Bella Cucina. This charming restaurant serves up classic Italian dishes like pasta, pizza, and seafood, all made with fresh ingredients and traditional recipes.

6. Big Rock Pub

Big Rock Pub is a fun sports bar and restaurant in Indio that offers a casual dining experience with a diverse menu. Enjoy their selection of burgers, sandwiches, salads, and appetizers while catching a game on one of their many big screens, or hang out and enjoy some live music.

7. La Michoacana Ice Cream

When you are in the mood for a sweet treat, visit La Michoacana Ice Cream. This local gem offers a wide variety of homemade ice cream flavors, popsicles, and refreshing fruit-based treats. It’s the perfect place to cool off and treat yourself.

8. Mario’s Italian Cafe

Mario’s Italian Cafe is a cozy restaurant known for its warm hospitality and delicious Italian fare transporting you from Indio right into the heart of Italy. From their homemade pastas to their wood-fired pizzas, you’ll experience the flavors of Italy in every bite. The whole family can enjoy a dinner out at Mario’s.

Ready to book your trip to Indio? Check out the availability of the Brooklyn Penthouse.