Numerous Desert Eateries Offer Discounts and Special Menus for Summer Dining Experiences

By Laura Hunt Little

The Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) launched the digital Summer Eats Pass last month to help support local restaurants, while also providing deals and offerings to the community and visitors. Each time diners use the pass to check in to a local eatery, they become eligible for a weekly drawing to win a $50 gift card to a local restaurant. To unlock the savings, guests can download a FREE mobile pass to access exclusive offers from Greater Palm Springs restaurants. Offers range from special prix fixe menus to free items with purchases.

To date, the Summer Eats Pass has been downloaded more than 2,000 times and five winners have been selected to each receive a $50 gift card.


“We’re thrilled to be able to offer the Summer Eats Pass to encourage the community to help support our local restaurant scene and even encourage exploration of new favorites,” said Davis Meyer, Director of Partnership. “Despite a challenging year for the restaurant industry, Greater Palm Springs offers a rich and diverse culinary scene with a variety of new offerings available for people to experience this summer.”

Participating restaurants include Blue Coyote Grill, Heirloom Craft Kitchen, Johannes, Azure Palm Cafe and more. For those looking to take advantage of the region’s latest openings, pay a visit to Boozehounds, a dog-friendly dining concept, Bar Cecil, a swanky lounge paying homage to bon vivant Cecil Beaton, and 1501 Uptown, a classic American gastro pub.

The Summer Eats Pass is easy to use!


This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated attractions, retailers, restaurants and more and offering deals and discounts to redeem during your visit.


Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.


When visiting a participating business, simply present your phone to the attendant or staff member to redeem available discounts.

Find additional information on the Summer Eats Pass and a full list of participating restaurants at