From Pugs to Poodles, Toddlers To Teens, El Paseo Values Quality Time With The Fam.
There’s something for everyone in this family-friendly district dotted with shaded alcoves and comfortable areas for alfresco lounging. Enjoy free parking, then hop on the yellow Courtesy Cart that will whisk you up and down the avenue. Next stop: eateries that win over any palate.
IT’S FEEDING TIME
Dog-friendly restaurants line El Paseo, where dining with your furry bestie is a year-round pleasure. Plenty of restaurants welcome well-behaved pooches to their outdoor seating areas and patios. BYOB and they’ll fill your baby’s bowl with fresh water. Pet-owner picks include: Café des Beaux-Arts, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Daily Grill, The FIX on El Paseo (above), Il Sogno, JC’s Patio Cafe, Starbucks, Wilma & Frieda, and WP Kitchen + Bar.
GROOMERS & DOGGIE DAY CARE
This free-roam groomer also offers day care so your pup can hang with new playmates while you shop.
73-722 El Paseo, Suite 3.
Uptown Dog Grooming
73-290 El Paseo, Suite 4.
Ritzi Rover Pet Grooming
73-260 El Paseo, Suite 2E.
EL PASEO SHOPPING DISTRICT’S GOLDEN RULES OF PETTIQUETTE
• Keep four-legged friends on a leash at all times, no matter how angelic.
• Pick up after your pooch – it’s the right thing to do.
• You’ll find dog-loving stores on every block. As pet policies are set by each individual store, please ask before entering. (A water bowl outside the door is always a good sign).
Menus for the Young & the Restless
While you may get tired of hearing your picky eaters ask for mac-n-cheese, isn’t it remarkable they never tire of ordering it? Little ones will find something tasty on their plate at these El Paseo family favorites. The more adventurous can expect to be well-sated here, too. Moms, dads, and kids can all agree on a meal at: California Pizza Kitchen, Daily Grill, Fresh Juice Bar, Pacifica Seafood Restaurant, Piero’s PizzaVino, Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill, Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, and WP Kitchen + Bar.
STYLE GUIDE BOHO COACHELLA GODDESS
She may be borrowing your favorite clothes, but let her loose inside these savvy boutiques and you might start borrowing hers: Anthropologie, BB.one, Earth Spirits, Lucky Brand, Francesca’s Collection.
CLASSIC GIRLY GIRL
She loves pink, bows, sparkly accessories, and curls? One day on El Paseo won’t be enough!
All Tressed Up – Make an appointment for makeup, blowdry, or trendy braid (with special pricing for the under-10 set).
Kate Spade – Super cute keychains, phone cases, and jewelry, plus shoes, clothing, and “it girl” handbags.
Tiffany & Co. – Because she will always remember her first little blue box.
MATURE & MULTIFACETED
They’ll figure it out: Shopping doesn’t have to mean a boring afternoon at the mall.
Apple Store – Never a dull moment at this tech giant’s giant store.
TESLA – Get behind the wheel and experience the electrifying future of premium automobiles.
CODA Gallery – A diverse collection appeals to budding artists.
PALM DESERT FAMILY FUN
The Living Desert
Zoo and botanical garden.
47-900 Portola Ave.
World-class live entertainment.
73-000 Fred Waring Dr.
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
72-567 Highway 111
Palm Desert Aquatic Center
Three pools, plus waterslides.
73-751 Magnesia Falls Dr.