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Sun Bus

The Sun Bus, Palm Springs, is the Palm Springs area regional transit system.  Link to the Sun Bus Website

SUN BUS SYSTEM ROUTE MAP

It runs regularly right past the Ocotillo Lodge on Palm Canyon Drive.

Runs: 7 days a week, 5 am to 10 pm

Phone:  760-343-3451, 800-347-8628

To Downtown:  The Sun Bus stop near the Ocotillo Lodge is right across the street in front of Elmer’s Restaurant.

East to Ralph’s (grocery store), Cathedral City, etc.:  The Sun Bus stop is right in front of the Japanese Restaurant on the next block to the east (right).  There is also a stop (both directions) right in front of Ralph’s.

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Palm Springs Weather

Click here for up-to-date weather forecasts.

High & Low Temperatures by Month 
(Average Temperatures)


 
Hi Lo
 

 
Hi Lo
January 69 40
 
July 102 64
February 72 43
 
August 106 71
March 79 46


 

September 102 66
April 87 52
 
October 91 57
May 94 57
 
November 78 46
June 102 64
 
December 70 41

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some of our favorite Palm Springs Restaurants

Mexican Tacquerias

Authentic Mexican food at very reasonable prices and with modest decor

Taqueria Tlaquepaque
650 E Sunny Dunes Rd # 5, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8194              (760) 325-1125

Taqueria San Miguel

35320 Date Palm Dr, Cathedral City                                                        (760) 328-9402

La Casita Mexican Restaurant

411 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262         Reservations: 760.320.8993
Voted "2005 Restaurant of the Year" by the Coachella Valley Mexican Chamber of Commerce, La Casita Restaurant has lived up to its reputation for providing only the freshest and most authentic Mexican cuisine in Palm Springs.

Leon’s Restaurant

1100 E Murray Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264-9484                            (760) 416-7522

Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro

Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level
155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262                  Reservations: 1.760.778.6000 
Open Daily at 4pm

Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel. Voted best pizza in the valley, Matchbox serves made-to-order fresh pizza baked in a wood-burning oven. The menu is equally divided into two parts. The first features incomparable east-coast style thin crust pizza, while the second, includes chef driven bistro fare featuring fresh fish, steak, chops, innovative salads and sandwiches

Manhattan in the Desert

2665 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA                              (760) 322-3354

The Upscale Deli in the Desert - Manhattan in the Desert is Palm Springs’ more upscale deli. Ever since this deli opened about three years ago, it is always mobbed. Never mind if it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, the parking lot is full and you usually have to wait; often though for only a few minutes. Of course while you are waiting you are face-to-face with their humongous deserts and pastries; each of which could easily serve two to three.

Sherman's Deli 

401 Tahquitz Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262                                    Phone: 760.325.1199 

Since opening their first location in 1953, Sherman’s has become a landmark in the desert. This Kosher- style family restaurant, still owned and operated by Sherman Harris and his son, Sam Harris, offers an extensive menu for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner reminiscent of New York style deli restaurants. Bread and deserts are baked fresh daily. And, don’t miss breakfast featuring fresh baked cinnamon bread, French toast and 8-egg omelets with thick bacon!

Trio Restaurant

707 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Ca 92262                                760-864-8746

www.TrioPalmSprings.com

An energetic, desert-casual atmosphere and great American modern food at moderate prices—a place where anyone can come in, sit down and feel at home.

Wang’s in the Desert

424 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA  92262                             760-325-9264

www.wangsinthedesert.com

Very good, moderately priced, Chinese food

Peppers Thai Cuisine

Address: 396 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262               Phone:  760-322-1259

Ruby’s Diner

155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303,                     (760) 416-0138

www.rubys.com

1950’s style diner.

Nicolino's Italian Kitchen

            440 El Cielo, Suite 14, Palm Springs, CA 92262              (760) 322-5579

            www.nicolinospalmsprings.com

            Great Italian Food

El Kasbah Cafe

             1775 East Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 405, Palm Springs, CA 92264   (760) 325-3783

            Good Moroccan Food  (Review)
 

Murph's Gaslight

79-860 Avenue 42, Bermuda Dunes, CA  92203 (at the Bermuda Dunes Airport) (760) 345-6242

Great home-style fried chicken, and lot of it!

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This site was last updated 10/01/15