The newest anchor to our Downtown Arts & Entertainment District is the now opened Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City located at the corner of Highway 111 and Date Palm Drive. Although “casino” brings to mind a vast array of slot machines and table games, you will also discover that this casino facility goes way beyond simply gaming, and focuses equally on “cuisine”.
In this video episode, CCTV Host Conrad Angel Corral interviews Executive Chef Julían González Cruz about the four restaurants inside and the unique flavors he brings to celebrate the rich history of his Mexican and American upbringing. Throughout the day, this one location offers its guests a journey of bold flavors and sweet desserts.
You can start your morning off with traditional eggs, omelets, Benedicts, waffles and pancakes, and Mexican-inspired specialties by Chef Cruz such as chilaquiles and huevos rancheros. From 11 am to close, try unique selection of appetizers such as empanadas, trio de ceviche, or fresh guacamole. For Lunch, Café One Eleven, the heart of the casino, offers five different entrée salads, NY Steak Sandwich, lobster rolls, cheeseburgers, and roasted vegetable rolls to name a few. Although lunch and dinner have the same menu, dinner ideas might include prime New York steak, pan-seared free-range chicken breast “Durango” style, or poblano sauce enchiladas with Oaxaca cheese. Again, just to name a few of the more than 30 menu items.
In 360 Sports, massive television screens picture every sport transmitted from around the world. They took all the best features of its namesake at the Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage location, but created a more intimate setting giving you the 50-yard line view. 360 Sports offers traditional and gourmet appetizers and shareables. You might want to taste the Tempura Cauliflower Bites, Spicy Pollo & Queso Flautas, Firecracker Shrimp Lettuce Wraps and Jumbo Stuffed Tots with buttermilk ranch dressing. They also serve sliders, nachos, chips and house made salsa, and an east coast style giant pretzel with smoked bacon and cheese sauce.
Finally, before heading to work, stop at Java Caliente for the best teas, coffees, lattes, and smoothies to get your juices running. While there, pick-up freshly made pastries. The chefs make traditional and Mexican-inspired breads and offer a new selection daily. Or, simply come to get your specialty coffee and pastry and take in the view from their outdoor pavilion.
No matter what dietary desires or restrictions you may have, the new Agua Caliente Casino in downtown Cathedral City has your cuisine favorites.