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The 15 Best Mediterranean Restaurants Near Cathedral City

Updated: May 2, 2022

Tabouli, paella, and dolmades - it’s impossible not to love the Mediterranean dishes at these Cathedral City eateries! We found the best Mediterranean spots by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. For breakfast shakshuka or roast lamb and couscous for dinner, these are our go-to Cathedral City venues.

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Sammy's Place

Italian, $$, Cathedral CityItalian, $$Cathedral City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Trilussa Ristorante

Italian, $$, Cathedral CityItalian, $$Cathedral City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Santorini Gyros Greek Restaurant

Greek, $$, Cathedral CityGreek, $$Cathedral City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

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La Spiga Ristorante Italiano

Italian, $$$, Palm DesertItalian, $$$Palm Desert
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • USA Today

    Palm Desert's 10 Best Restaurants for an Unforgettable Dining Experience

    USA Today
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Palm Springs Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Johnny Costa's Ristorante

Italian, $$, Palm SpringsItalian, $$Palm Springs
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 7 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Palm Springs

    Lyft

Giuseppe's Pizzeria

Italian, $$, Palm SpringsItalian, $$Palm Springs
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 7 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Palm Springs

    Lyft

Sammy G's Tuscan Grill

Italian, $$, Palm SpringsItalian, $$Palm Springs
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 7 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Palm Springs

    Lyft

Miro's Restaurant

Mediterranean, $$$, Palm SpringsMediterranean, $$$Palm Springs
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Alps Village

German, $$, Palm DesertGerman, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Trattoria Mezzomondo

Italian, Palm DesertItalianPalm Desert
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Norma's Italian Kitchen of Rancho Mirage

Italian, $$, Rancho MirageItalian, $$Rancho Mirage
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Mimmo's Italian Restaurant & Bar

Italian, $$, Palm DesertItalian, $$Palm Desert
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Al Dente

Italian, $$, Palm SpringsItalian, $$Palm Springs
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 7 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Palm Springs

    Lyft

Kalura Trattoria

Italian, $$, Palm SpringsItalian, $$Palm Springs
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 7 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Palm Springs

    Lyft

Nicolino's Italian Restaurant

Italian, $$, Palm SpringsItalian, $$Palm Springs
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • Lyft

    Top 7 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Palm Springs

    Lyft

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best Mediterranean 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 Cathedral City and 264 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, USA Today and Lyft had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2021 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Palm Springs Area, USA Today - Palm Desert's 10 Best Restaurants for an Unforgettable Dining Experience and Lyft - Top 7 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Palm Springs as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Yiannis Taverna, Santorini Gyros Greek Restaurant, and Super Shawarma Mediterranean Grill are the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurants for take-out in Cathedral City.

Santorini Gyros Greek Restaurant and Super Shawarma Mediterranean Grill are vegetarian-friendly Mediterranean restaurants in Cathedral City.

Santorini Gyros Greek Restaurant and Super Shawarma Mediterranean Grill are the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurants offering delivery options in Cathedral City.

There are 4 Mediterranean restaurants in Cathedral City.

Yiannis Taverna is the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurant for a date night in Cathedral City.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to falafel


    Experts recommend pairing a falafel with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Chardonnay and falafel


    When considering how to best enjoy your falafel, we would highlight how well a glass of Chardonnay complements the dish as it enhances flavour.


  • Rosé with your falafel

    Experts recommend pairing falafel with a glass of dry Rosé, a pink wine that counterbalances the dense texture of the falafel.

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Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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 Mediterranean spot.

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