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Shield's Date Farm

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Address: Indio, CA
Phone Number: +1 800-414-2555
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Good Date Shakes and Dates - Shield's Date Farm

We have visited Shields Date Farm on numerous occasions. They have lots of dates and date products We like their date shakes. We have also dined at their cafe. The palm trees... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Fremont, California
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Boise, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to learn about the history and process of growing dates. The film is dated but interesting and you can choose from dozens of samples of not only dates, but other interesting snacks as well (the beet chips were surprisingly delicious). If you're looking for fresh medjool dates, we found this place to be a bit... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first listened to the video presentation (about 10 min.) and learned about the family that started the farm and just how much labor is involved in growing and harvesting dates. We spent some time in the gift store and tried some samples (Yumm), and made a small purchase. We then paid $5 each to take the walking tour in... More 

Thank DebJ60
Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shakes are amazing. Share it with a few friends. Show is interesting and the store and restaurant are very good. The walk is interesting and enjoyable specially for Christians. Easy to find

Thank mark0nther0ad
La Quinta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My niece was in town and wanted a date shake. For $4.75 you get a huge one here that is wonderful and hard to finish. They must have 30 different date treats available, free for the tasting, in this store. There is also a great gift shop where you can find last minute gifts that are unique. If you want... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I made this our first stop, to go and taste the Date Shake, but when we saw the great menu items and drinks we decided to eat at the restaurant. The food was amazing, the server was very sweet and helpful. After the meal we shopped at the shields Store where they had a variety of dates,... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Shields Date Farm on numerous occasions. They have lots of dates and date products We like their date shakes. We have also dined at their cafe. The palm trees are also pretty to see.

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Edmonds, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kind of a corny place. I would not recommend unless you are over 80 and don't get out much. There is a short film show about the history of Shields and how dates are grown and cultivated which was interesting. Good place to buy dates but much of the gift shop had nothing to do with dates and kind of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice place to visit. There are lots and lots of interesting souvenirs and gift ideas. A variety of dates are available for tasting. Who knew there were so many varieties of dates. There is also a garden area for touring on the grounds.

Thank aandmrun
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast was very very good, but pricey. The pancakes were done so very well. Light, fluffy and delicious. The gift store has a nice variety of date type items and some old fashioned toys.

Thank lorna r
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to take some dates home for ourselves and friends so went down to Shields. Really friendly staff and plenty of dates to choose before you buy. We also went into the garden which we weren't sure of but is is very impressive and well worth spending 30 minutes waking round. There is a also a short film show... More 

Thank David J

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