Spectacular views combined with delectable food provide the perfect dining experience. There are two dining options at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Peaks, a fine dining experience with a breathtaking view of the Coachella Valley and Pines Café, a cafeteria-style restaurant. Both restaurants are open for lunch and dinner.
Forest View Restaurant (Mountain Station)
The Forest View Restaurant offers a waiter-service experience overlooking the majestic Mt. San Jacinto State Park with views of an alpine forest. Open 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for lunch and from 5:00 p.m. for dinner. Call (760) 325-4537 for reservations.
Pines Café (Mountain Station)
A cafeteria-style restaurant, Pines Café is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m., and weekends and holidays from 8:00 a.m. A variety of lunch and dinner items are served. Lunch items include pizza, grab & go sandwiches, salads and soup. For dinner, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway offers a special Ride ‘n’ Dinner combination ticket from 4:00 p.m. daily with dinner available from 4:30 p.m. Prices for the combination ticket are $36.00 for adults and seniors, and $23.50 children ages 3-10. Menus are subject to change but a sample dinner menu may be downloaded on this page. Reservations are not taken.
Peaks Restaurant (Mountain Station)
Peaks Restaurant is currently closed through May 2020 for renovation. Peaks menu is currently being served in the Forest View Room.
The Lookout Lounge (Mountain Station)
A full cocktail bar offering a variety of alcoholic beverages and appetizers, and is located on the same level as the restaurants. Open 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cascade Café (Valley Station)
A snack bar offering a selection of sandwiches, chips, pizzas, cookies, coffee, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages. Seating on Cascade Patio offers views of the tram cars, Johnson Falls and Popp Park. Hours vary.