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2017 Best of the Best Voting

2017 Palm Springs Life
BEST OF THE BEST CITY BY CITY Results

Congratulations to the winning organizations that were selected as the BEST OF THE BEST CITY BY CITY in the annual contest sponsored by Palm Springs Life. Voting has now closed. These are the 2017 winners:

PALM SPRINGS

Attraction: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Alfresco Dining: Spencer’s Restaurant
American: Lulu California Bistro
Barbeque: Smokin’ Burgers & Lounge
Boutique Hotel/Resort: Sparrow’s Lodge
Breakfast: Elmer’s Palm Springs
Burger: Smokin’ Burgers & Lounge
Casino: Spa Resort Casino
Caterer: Lulu California Bistro
Coffeehouse: Koffi
Consignment Store: Revivals
Continental: Johannes Restaurant
Craft Cocktail: Lulu California Bistro
Festival: Palm Springs Gay Pride
Florist: My Little Flower Shop
French: Le Vallauris Restaurant
Gay Bar: Hunter’s Palm Springs
Gym/Health Club: World’s Gym Palm Springs
Hair Salon: Brien O’Brien Salon
Hiking Trail: South Lykken Trail
Hotel/Resort: Parker Palm Springs
Italian: Johnny Costa’s Ristorante
Japanese:  Gyoro Gyoro
Live Theater: Palm Canyon Theater
Mediterranean: Greek Islands
Mexican: Las Casuelas Terraza
Museum: Palm Springs Art Museum
Pizza: Bill’s Pizza
Public Golf Course: Indian Canyon Golf Resort
Seafood: Fisherman’s Market & Grill
Romantic Dining: Spencer’s Restaurant
Spa: Salon 119 & Spa
Sports Bar: Smokin’ Burgers & Lounge
Steakhouse: LG’s Prime Steakhouse
Sunday Brunch, Tie: Spencer’s Restaurant, Lulu California Bistro
Sushi, Tie: Kiyosaku, Gyoro Gyoro
Vegetarian/Vegan: Native Foods Cafe
Vintage Clothing: Iconic Atomic
Vacation Rentals: Oranj Palm Vacation Homes

RANCHO MIRAGE

Attraction: Desert Adventures
American: Water’s Café at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
Barbeque: Babe’s Bar-B-Que and Brewhouse
Burger: Burgers & Beer
Casino: Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
Caterer: Cello’s Pantry
Coffeehouse: Koffi
Consignment Store: Misty’s Consignment
Continental, Tie: Wally’s Desert Turtle, Si Bon
Craft Cocktail: Roy’s
Festival: Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
Florist: Rancho Mirage Florist
Gym/Health Club: Pedal Spin Studio
Hair Salon: Agape Salon & Spa
Hiking Trail: Chuckwalla Trail
Hotel/Resort: The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
Italian: Gioia Italian Bistro
Japanese:  Shabu Shabu Zen & Sake Bar
Live Theater: Coachella Valley Repertory
Mediterranean: Catalan Mediterranean Restaurant
Mexican: Las Casuelas Nuevas
Museum: Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Pizza, Tie: Pieology, The Slice
Public Golf Course: Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Seafood: Fisherman’s Market & Grill
Romantic Dining: Wally’s Desert Turtle
Spa, Tie: Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa, Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
Sports Bar: The Yard House
Steakhouse, Tie: The Edge at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, The Steakhouse at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
Sushi: Hibachi Japanese Steakhouse
Vegetarian/Vegan: Clark’s Nutrition and Natural Foods Market
Vacation Rentals: Oranj Palm Vacation Homes

CATHEDRAL CITY

Attraction: Mary Pickford Theater
Alfresco Dining: Aj’s On The Green and Splash! Bar & Lounge
American: Aj’s On The Green and Splash! Bar & Lounge
Breakfast: Don & Sweet Sue’s Cafe
Burger: George’s Bar & Grill
Coffeehouse: Starbucks
Consignment Store: Revivals
Craft Cocktail: Aj’s On The Green and Splash! Bar & Lounge
Festival: Hot Air Balloon Festival
Florist: David Rohr Floral Studio
Gay Bar: Studio One 111
Gym/Health Club: In Shape
Hotel/Resort: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel & Golf Resort
Italian: Piazza Trilussa Ristorante
Japanese, Tie:  Otori Sushi, Edoko Sushi
Mexican: La Tablita Restaurant
Pizza: Upper Crust Pizza
Public Golf Course: Date Palm Country Club
Spa: Body Concierge Spa
Sports Bar: The Block Sports Bar & Grill
Sunday Brunch: Sunshine Cafe
Sushi: Hamachi Sushi
Vintage Clothing: Revivals
Vacation Rentals: Oranj Palm Vacation Homes

DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Attraction: Cabot Pueblo Museum
American: Essence
Boutique Hotel/Resort: Two Bunch Palms
Coffeehouse: Starbucks
Gym/Health Club: 5 Star Fitness
Hotel/Resort: Two Bunch Palms
Italian: Capri Restaurant
Mexican: Zapopan Mexican Food
Museum: Cabot Pueblo Museum
Pizza: Rocky’s Pizza
Spa: Two Bunch Palms
Sushi: Sushi Domo Japanese Restaurant
Vintage Clothing: Gypsyland

PALM DESERT

Attraction: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
Alfresco Dining: La Spiga Ristorante Italiano
American: Kaiser Grille Palm Desert
Barbeque: Smoke Tree BBQ
Breakfast: Wilma & Frieda
Burger: Grill-A-Burger
Caterer, Tie: Wilma & Frieda, Kaiser Grille Palm Desert
Coffeehouse: Starbucks
Consignment Store: Consign Design
Continental: Cork Tree
Craft Cocktail: Tommy Bahama
Florist, Tie: Jensen’s, Bristol Farms
French: Café De Beaux-Arts
Gym/Health Club: EnerGym
Hair Salon: Alankara Aveda Salon
Hiking Trail: Bump and Grind
Hotel/Resort: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Italian: Pizzeria Villagio
Japanese:  The Venue Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge
Live Theater: McCallum Theatre
Mediterranean: Evzin Mediterranean
Mexican: Fresh Agave Mexican Bar & Grill
Museum: Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
Pizza: Pizzeria Villagio
Public Golf Course: Desert Willow Golf Resort
Seafood: Pacifica
Romantic Dining: La Spiga Ristorante Italiano
Spa: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Sports Bar: Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
Steakhouse: Sullivan’s Steakhouse
Sunday Brunch: Wilma & Frieda
Sushi: The Venue Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge
Vegetarian/Vegan: Luscious Lorraine’s
Vacation Rentals: Oranj Palm Vacation Homes

INDIAN WELLS

Attraction: BNP Paribas Open
Alfresco Dining: La Quinta Cliffhouse
American: Vicky’s of Santa Fe
Breakfast: Lantana at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells
Burger: Eureka! Burger
Coffeehouse: IW Coffee
Continental: Vicky’s of Santa Fe
Craft Cocktail: Agave Sunset at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells
Festival: Indian Wells Arts Festival
Gym/Health Club: Gym at Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Hair Salon: Agim Salon
Hotel/Resort: Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Mexican: Don Diego’s
Public Golf Course: Indian Wells Golf Resort
Seafood: The Nest
Romantic Dining: The Nest
Spa: Agua Serena Spa & Salon at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells
Sunday Brunch: Vue Grille & Bar at Indian Wells Golf Resort
Vacation Rentals: Oranj Palm Vacation Homes

LA QUINTA

Attraction: Desert Adventures
Alfresco Dining: Lavender Bistro
American: Bobby’s Detroit Coney Island
Boutique Hotel/Resort: The Chateau at Lake La Quinta
Breakfast: Broken Yolk La Quinta
Burger, Tie: The Habit Burger Grill, In-N-Out Burger
Coffeehouse: Old Town Coffee
Consignment Store: Encore Consign & Design
Continental: Morgan’s at La Quinta Resort
Craft Cocktail: Arnold Palmer’s Restaurant
Festival: La Quinta Arts Festival
French: La Brasserie
Gym/Health Club: Next Level Fitness La Quinta
Hair Salon: Alankara Aveda Salon
Hiking Trail: La Quinta Cove
Hotel/Resort: La Quinta Resort & Spa
Italian: Bucatini Trattoria
Japanese:  Okura Sushi
Mexican: Casa Mendoza
Museum: La Quinta Museum
Pizza: Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill La Quinta
Public Golf Course: SilverRock Resort
Seafood: Fisherman’s Market & Grill
Romantic Dining: Lavender Bistro
Spa: La Quinta Resort & Spa
Sports Bar: Beer Hunter
Steakhouse: LG’s Prime Steakhouse
Sunday Brunch: Broken Yolk La Quinta
Sushi: Okura Sushi
Vacation Rentals: Oranj Palm Vacation Homes

INDIO

Alfresco Dining: The Café at Shields Date Garden
Barbeque: Jackalope Ranch
Breakfast: The Café at Shields Date Garden
Burger: In-N-Out Burger
Casino: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
Consignment Store: Encore Consign & Design
Festival: Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
Gym/Health Club: Technique Training Center
Hair Salon: Jesus Yvette Salon
Hotel/Resort: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
Italian: Ciro’s Ristorante & Pizzeria
Japanese:  Dragon Sushi
Mexican: El Mexicali Cafe
Museum: Coachella Valley History Museum
Public Golf Course: The Lights at Indio Golf Course
Sports Bar: Big Rock Pub
Sushi: Sushi Kitto

COACHELLA

Breakfast: Augustine Casino
Casino: Spotlight 29 Casino
Mexican: Mariscos El Capitan
Steakhouse: JEM Steakhouse at Spotlight 29 Casino

Best of Best Voting was last modified: July 12th, 2017 by Todd May