Find out where to get the best spaghetti in Palm Springs

Find out where to get the best spaghetti in Palm Springs
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Spaghetti is the ultimate comfort food, but it also eaten to celebrate or just because it is a simple, delicious meal. It is the perfect meal after a hard day at work or to celebrate a special event, like a graduation. There are people who even prepare spaghetti as a family tradition at reunions. The dish served in Italy is quite different than American versions, but that doesn’t mean it is inferior. Spaghetti can be made with different flavored sauces and a variety of ingredients, such as shrimp, meatballs, sausage, chicken or vegetables. Some cooks even use different noodles and add a garnish on top. If you are in the mood for spaghetti, check out these fabulous restaurants in Palm Springs.

Aldente Pasta

This Palm Springs Italian restaurant has a lovely European atmosphere with an outdoor patio. The establishment is popular with locals as well as tourists due to it being close to hotels and casinos. Not only does the atmosphere and location bring guests flocking to Aldente Pasta, the extensive menu and amazing service are what impresses patrons the most. Aldente Pasta lets guests pick their noodles, sauce and ingredients. Try spaghetti noodles with garden vegetables in tomato sauce.

Aldente Pasta
491 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 325-1160

Alicante

Although classified as a Spanish and American restaurant, Alicante serves delicious spaghetti. This Palm Springs restaurant is the recipient of several awards and consistently makes “top” or “best” restaurant lists. Located in downtown Palm Springs, the restaurant is named after Alicante, a coastal Spain town known for its amazing dishes. Not only does this restaurant serve a variety of cuisines, but Alicante also has vegetarian and gluten-free menus.The patio is pet-friendly and has an incredible view of the mountains and guests can even watch the sunset in the evenings. For dinner, try the Veal and Ricotta Meatballs, which comes with spaghetti noodles. Another great option is the Pasta Primavera with your choice of vegetables.

Alicante
140 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 325-9464

Nicolino’s Italian Restaurant and Lounge

For those on a budget, Nicolino’s Italian Restaurant and Lounge serves a variety of pasta dishes for lunch or dinner. The establishment also offers catering and delivery. For those who want to just relax, the Palm Springs Italian restaurant has televisions in the lounge. Nicolino’s Italian Restaurant and Lounge has an extensive menu with several spaghetti choices. Try Pasta Emilie, Pasta Checca or the spicy Pasta Diablo.

Nicholino’s Italian Restaurant and Lounge
440 S El Cielo Rd., Suite #14
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 322-5579

L’Olivo Italian Bistro

This fine dining Italian restaurant has a warm and inviting atmosphere. The interior of L’Olivo Italian Bistro has neutral, earth hues with calming paintings on the walls. The tablecloths are a medium cream color, which goes perfectly with the light tan tables and chairs. There is also plenty of room between tables so it is easy to have a private conversation. L’Olivo Italian Bistro takes pride in the presentation of dishes. It is clear that they pay attention to detail and want the appearance of the dish to be as memorable as the taste. Try Spaghetti and Meatballs in a light tomato-based sauce, Spaghetti “All” Amatriciana or Spaghetti Carbonara.

L’Olivo Italian Bistro
333 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Suite 105
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 327-0382