A Journal Group Property


Enjoy local fare, artisanal cocktails, and farm fresh produce when you dine with us at Essense.

Salmon at Essence Restaurant
Essence Pool Side Lunch

Our Food

Our menu is full of cuisine that is sustainable, local, seasonal, and organic. Free of hormones, synthetic preservatives, hydrogenated fats, artificial colors, high-fructose corn syrup, and genetically modified ingredients, our goal is a balanced range of choices from vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and nutritional whole foods.


Breakfast LunchLoungeDinnerWine

Goat Cheese Flatbread at Essence


  • Breakfast

    Monday – Sunday
    7:30am – 11:30am

  • Lunch

    Monday – Sunday
    11:30am – 2:30pm

  • Dinner

    Sunday – Thursday
    6pm – 9pm
    Friday – Saturday
    6pm – 10pm

  • Lounge

    Monday – Sunday
    2:30pm – 6pm

  • Bar

    Sunday – Thursday
    11:30am – 9pm
    Friday – Saturday
    11:30am – 10pm

Please click here to make a reservation or call us at 760.676.5000.
All guests must be over the age of 18 to access the resort.

Eat, Drink & Be Merry

Celebrate the holidays and experience vibrant dishes that reflect the abundance of the season.
December 24, 2017 – Seating’s at 5:15, 7:00 & 8:30pm
December 25, 2017 – Served from 9:00 – 5:00pm
To inquire about availability please call 760-676-5000


Christmas Eve DinnerChristmas Day Brunch

Two Bunch Palms Garden House
Essense Restaurant Table with Candles

Let Us Host Your Holiday Event!

Book your holiday party or event by October and receive a Welcome Champagne Toast for the Group and a World Away Spa Day for the Host.

760.676.5000 or events@twobunchpalms.com
Private event space available for parties of 15 – 75 guests.