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The 14 Best Asian Restaurants Near Palm Desert

Updated: May 2, 2022

Aching for some good Asian food? These Palm Desert restaurants serve the best-fried rice and noodles in town. We analyzed top review sites and included millions of diner and critic reviews for the best Asian Palm Desert has to offer. Sit down and feast on garlic duck and tasty po tak at any of the great Asian restaurants on this list.

Find the perfect Asian restaurant

Le Basil

Thai, $$, Palm DesertThai, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Blue Orchid Thai Bistro

Thai, $$, Palm DesertThai, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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La Baguette

Vietnamese, Palm DesertVietnamesePalm Desert
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Monsoon Indian Cuisine

Indian, Palm DesertIndianPalm Desert
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Musashi Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Palm DesertJapanese, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Peppers Thai Palm Desert

Asian, Palm DesertAsianPalm Desert
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.5

The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge

Japanese, $$$, Palm DesertJapanese, $$$Palm Desert
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Thai Smile

Thai, $$, Palm DesertThai, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Shogun Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Palm DesertJapanese, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Sushi Bento

Asian, $, IndioAsian, $Indio
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Art Alkobar Grill

Asian, $, IndioAsian, $Indio
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

You Grill Korean BBQ

Korean, $$, La QuintaKorean, $$La Quinta
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Otori Japanese Cuisine

Asian, $$, Cathedral CityAsian, $$Cathedral City, Panorama
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Talay Thai

Thai, $$, Rancho MirageThai, $$Rancho Mirage
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the best Asian restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 10624 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Palm Desert and 264 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Coachella Valley Locals had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Coachella Valley Locals - Best Thai Food in Coachella Valley. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

FAQ

The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge and Shogun Restaurant are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for Asian cuisine in Palm Desert.

Shogun Restaurant is the highest-rated Asian restaurant for a date night in Palm Desert.

La Baguette, Monsoon Indian Cuisine, and Peppers Thai Palm Desert are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for take-out in Palm Desert.

Monsoon Indian Cuisine, Peppers Thai Palm Desert, and Le Basil are the highest-rated Asian restaurants that are good for groups in Palm Desert.

The highest-rated Asian restaurants for delivery in Palm Desert are La Baguette, Monsoon Indian Cuisine, and Le Basil.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take apricot chutney-topped lamb chops to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a apricot chutney-topped lamb chops with a glass of Pineau d'Aunis, a popular red wine.


  • The ultimate drink pairing for shrimp fried rice


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for shrimp fried rice can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Gewürztramine. This, off-dry, white wine balances the rich shrimp fried rice.

  • Enjoy stir-fried chicken with Kingfisher

    For an elevated experience, pair your stir-fried chicken with Kingfisher. This combination works particularly well because this beer enhances the meals spicier counterparts.


Did you know?

  • For the love of noodle

    If you’re in The United States, be ready for October 6. It’s National Noodle Day!

  • A match made in heaven: sour plum tea & hot pot

    Did you know that sour plum tea pairs perfectly with hot pot? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • The original noodle

    The next time you bite into a deliciousnoodle remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

Parking information

Palm Desertis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Asian spot.

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