Fine-Dining Restaurant and Lounge Jazzes Up Palm Desert’s Nightlife

Eddie V’s today announced it will be serving up its prime seafood, premium, hand-carved steaks and nightly live music trios to the bustling oasis of Palm Desert, CA.  Opening Friday, November 22nd in the Shops on Old Paseo, the restaurant will introduce Coachella Valley to its take on craft cocktails, eclectic dining, and vibrant nightlife.

The Family YMCA of the Desert is honored to be selected as Eddie V’s Prime Seafood “Charity of Choice” for their Grand Opening on November 22, 2019.  Please join us at the ribbon cutting and check presentation at 3:45pm at 73040 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA.

Eddie V’s serves only the freshest seafood flown in daily from pristine waters around the world, including highly prized seasonal and select sourced items right off the boats. Its varied seafood-forward dinner menu offers a wide array of seasonal oysters, complete with tasting notes and signature dishes including Crab Fried Rice, Chilean Sea Bass Steamed Hong Kong Style, Cold Water Lobster Tails and Parmesan Sole.


The kitchen at Eddie V’s Palm Desert will be helmed by Executive Chef Kevin Favinger, a 17-year industry veteran dedicated to delivering the highest level of culinary excellence with every dish he serves. He will team up with Managing Partner, Zachary Gordon to deliver an unforgettable dining experience to the Palm Desert community.

“Palm Desert is historically known as an oasis of art and culture, and over the years has evolved into a true modern food site,”said Favinger.  “I believe Eddie V’s eclectic style and fresh approach to cuisine and cocktails will complement this and even further elevate the culinary scene.”

Conveniently located at The Shops on El Paseo, Eddie V’s joins the desert’s premier street-front shopping and dining destination. In addition to the signature seafood dishes, the menu features premium steaks, hand-carved from the finest, specialty-aged, center-cut beef available by Eddie V’s in-house butcher and dazzling desserts including “Bananas Foster Butter Cake” flambéed tableside. Eddie V’s world-class wine collection, with over 300 acclaimed labels, complements the diverse menu with a bubbling variety of Champagne, such as Veuve Clicquot by the glass and rare Salon vintages, for guests to create their own perfect pairings.

Eddie V’s offers guests an evening that touches on all the senses.  Whether in for happy hour or a night in the lounge, guests can sip on meticulously crafted cocktails and sample the Shellfish to Share menu, while local musicians play live music nightly in the restaurant’s signature V-Lounge. The classic-yet-modern Cocktails with Attitude menu offers something for everyone with libations inspired by Prohibition-era characteristics such as Idealism – a contemporary mix of sweet crisp and tart qualities; Fortitude – balanced and remastered classics; and Decadence – indulgent cocktails. Highlights include the Bee Keeper served tableside with a honeycomb and the XO Envy infused with Rémy Martin XO Cognac and Angel’s Envy Bourbon.

Beyond its unique and sophisticated dining, Eddie V’s is committed to giving back and becoming a true member of the Palm Desert community. As part of the opening day, the restaurant has partnered with the Family YMCA of the Desert to support the association’s commitment to serving the entire community with a variety of programs, camps, and other events and activities.

Eddie V’s Palm Desert is located at 73040 El Paseo at the Shops on El Paseo, on the corner of CA-74 and El Paseo, offering locals a sophisticated new dining and entertaining destination. The new location spans nearly 6,000 square feet with seating for 232 guests, including outdoor patio seating for 75. The new restaurant boasts more than 500 square feet of private dining in three separate rooms and a courtyard. Offering state-of-the art AV capabilities, the private dining rooms can host events for 8-16 people for a seated dinner and 12-30 for a reception.  In addition, the entire restaurant is open for a buy-out and able to host 150-250 guests.

Eddie V’s Palm Desert will welcome guests to the V-Lounge and their main dining room seven days a week.  Hours are Sunday from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Guests of the V-Lounge can also unwind with Eddie’s Hours, offered every day from 4-7 p.m. Reservations are recommended, but not required. For more information visit

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