Where to eat between Palm Springs and Santa Monica

This food trip itinerary gives you restaurant recommendations for places to eat over 3 days. Starting from Palm Springs, you can leave at 7:00 am and drive for about 40 minutes to the first stop.

10600 Highland Springs Ave
Cherry Valley, CA
(951) 845-1151
$$
  77 reviews
Day 1. Arrive at 7:40 am. Eat for about an hour. Then drive for about 10 minutes.
9150 Whispering Pines Rd
Cherry Valley, CA
(951) 845-2490
  22 reviews
Arrive at 8:40 am. Eat for about an hour. Then drive for about 30 minutes.
24170 Sunnymead Blvd
Moreno Valley, CA
(951) 247-7623
$
  1187 reviews
Mexican restaurants
10am to 10pm
Arrive at 10:10 am. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 10 minutes.
12840 Day St
Moreno Valley, CA
(951) 653-1000
$$
  1071 reviews
Burgers, Hot dogs, Salad
10:30am to 10pm
Arrive at 12:20 pm. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 10 minutes.
3750 Main St
Riverside, CA
(951) 742-5664
$$
Arrive at 2:30 pm. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 5 minutes.
3597 Main St
Riverside, CA
(951) 222-2110
$$
Arrive at 4:40 pm. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 20 minutes.
701 N Milliken Ave
Ontario, CA
(909) 948-6886
$$
  2595 reviews
Buffets, Seafood restaurants, Sushi
Arrive at 7:00 pm. Eat for about 2½ hours. Stay overnight. The next day, leave at 10:40 am. Then drive for about 20 minutes.
580 W First St
Claremont, CA
(909) 445-8875
$$
  2755 reviews
American restaurants (Traditional)
11am to 12pm
Day 2. Arrive at 11:00 am. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 10 minutes.
3370 Grand Ave
Chino Hills, CA
(909) 517-9205
$$
Arrive at 1:10 pm. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 5 minutes.
13065 Peyton Dr
Chino Hills, CA
(909) 627-7719
$$
  1622 reviews
Thai restaurants
11:30am to 9pm
Arrive at 3:20 pm. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 20 minutes.
796 N Brea Blvd
Brea, CA
(714) 987-3766
$$
Arrive at 5:40 pm. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 30 minutes.
518 W Las Tunas Dr
San Gabriel, CA
(626) 289-5998
$$
Arrive at 8:10 pm. Eat for about 2 hours. Stay overnight. The next day, leave at 7:00 am. Then drive for about 10 minutes.
5700 Rosemead Blvd
Temple City, CA
(626) 285-9678
$$
  2266 reviews
Barbeque, Korean restaurants
Day 3. Arrive at 7:10 am. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 20 minutes.
327 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 626-1680
$$
  8745 reviews
Noodles
11am to 10pm
Arrive at 9:30 am. Explore the area for about an hour. Double check the opening time of 11:00 am. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 5 minutes.
448 S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 802-1770
$$$
  8733 reviews
Breakfast & Brunch, French restaurants
4pm to 2am
Arrive at 1:10 pm. Explore the area for about 3 hours. Double check the opening time of 4:00 pm. Eat for about 2½ hours. Then drive for about 20 minutes.
1517 Lincoln Blvd
Santa Monica, CA
(310) 395-8279
$$
Arrive at 6:50 pm. Eat for about 2 hours. Then drive for about 5 minutes.

Reach your destination in Santa Monica around 9:00 pm after eating at 16 restaurants over 3 days. If you were to drive nonstop, it would take about 2 hours driving roughly 124 miles straight to Santa Monica. Looking for more restaurants? You can choose a category below if you want to do an entire road trip full of Mexican restaurants, Burgers, Hot dogs, Salad, Breakfast & Brunch, Gastropubs, or more. Enjoy the journey!

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