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Food in Joshua Tree
On Park Blvd just before you get to Hwy 62 on the west side. It's good for take-out lunches to take to the Park.
SAM'S INDIAN FOOD & PIZZA
Go to the traffic signal on the west end of town - on the right you'll see Sam's Market (they have a very nice selection of wine, craft beer, and soft-serve!) You'll just have to trust me on this, the food is first-rate. Don't forget the garlic naan. Can't decide between Indian food and pizza? Get an Indian pizza.
PIE FOR THE PEOPLE
Authentic, hand-tossed, stone-fired pizza pie, you can BYOBorW but bring your own glassware & opener to choices.
NATURAL SISTER'S CAFE
This is the place to go for vegetarian/ vegan options.
Food in Yucca Valley
YUCCA KEBAB & HOOKAH
Tasty Middle Eastern food, open until 1 am!
A cool vibe, free Internet, a tasty & inventive menu, great coffee, games, a turntable and records, and live music on occasion.
Having served Yucca Valley for 13 years, Kimi Grill has become one of the local favorites. They offer a wide variety of sushi, appetizers and entrees.
LA CASITA NUEVA
Delicious Mexican food and margaritas. "Anything you order will be good!"
World-famous restaurant, it's been visited by top chefs from all over including Anthony Bourdain. They are known for their blueberry pancakes and biscuits n gravy.
Food in Pioneertown + 29 Palms
PAPPY & HARRIET'S PIONEERTOWN PALACE
Pappy and Harriets offer some of the best BBQ ribs and steaks; for nonmeat lovers, the vegetarian chilly always hits the spot. Pair any of those items with the Nikki Lane cocktail and you're in for a treat. Because Pappy’s is a world-famous music venue and restaurant it often has a long waitlist, for those of you in a rush try the delicious tacos at Red Dog Saloon.
29 PALMS INN
If fancy is what you're after.
Take a walk around the grounds to enjoy the murals, an oasis and the garden where they grow much of what they serve.
JOSHUA TREE SALOON
Outdoor and indoor seating and hosts local music with no cover on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Open mic night is on Thursdays. On colder evenings ask for the Cowboy Cocoa, it's a local favorite not listed on the menu.
Things To Do
Black Luck Vintage and Nitty Gritty Antiques are local favorites right off Highway 62 in Yucca Valley. Be sure to stop at Desert Alto for wine and spirits. In Joshua Tree, stop by The Shops at Zanny’s located between Joshua Tree Saloon and The Station
Feeling adventurous? How about a day- long rock climbing lesson? A thrilling way to experience the rocks. (760) 974-9536 will create a private, customized excursion in JTNP for you!
Every Second Saturday of each month in Joshua Tree is a great time to visit the art galleries along Hwy 62, often you’ll see an assortment of entertainment, unique vendors, and amazing art.
NOAH PURIFOY OUTDOOR DESERT ART MUSEUM
This is a must-see here in the desert. The outdoor interactive sculptures have been featured in multiple museums and are extremely photo-friendly. Noah Purifoy is also the co-founder of the Watts Towers in LA and is an inspirational African American artist and educator.
Desert Adventures is the premier outdoor adventure and eco-tour company in the Greater Palm Springs area and the only outdoor adventure company that can take you to our private 800 acre Metate Ranch, located in the Indio Hills (888) 440-5337 - they also have hiking and sightseeing guides
They offer indoor, virtual, and outdoor classes. Their mission is to create
accessible and dynamic yoga practices available anywhere you are. Schedule a class directly at https://www.untamedyogastudio.com/
This is an unforgettable sound experience for those who seek deep relaxation, rejuvenation, and introspection. All Sound Baths are 60-minute sonic healing
JOSHUA TREE FARMER'S MARKET
Open 8:00 am until 1:00 pm Saturdays. Located in downtown Joshua Tree at Turtle Island