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Arnold Palmer's Restaurant

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Contemporary
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78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, CA 92253-8909 (Washington Street)
+1 760-771-4653
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00:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Three of us went for dinner at the Arnold Palmer restaurant where we were seated next to the permanently reserved table for Arnold, which was an extra bonus and source of enjoyment for our male companion, an avid golfer. The service was friendly and fast. The meals were all excellent with different individual menu choices: filet mignon, sea bass, rack... More 

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Thank Els B
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a friend's recommendation, we stopped in for a drink and late lunch, and landed up staying a few hours in the large bar area. This is an enjoyable, classy but low-key place to relax. Friendly patrons at the bar. A fabulous assortment of Arnie's pictures and other memorabilia decorating the walls. Any golfer would love this place! We ordered... More 

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Durham
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a table for 3 in 'Arnie's' restaurant for 5:00pm on Christmas Eve, not knowing what to expect save for the posts left by previous contributors and images on Google Earth. Despite dressing for a fine dining experience (given the evening in question) I could not have anticipated the ambiance which greeted us upon our arrival, from the valet... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 3 visited Arnold Palmer's for dinner this week. I had never been and wasn't sure what to expect. My brother in law who was joining my boyfriend and I is a big golfer so I thought he would probably enjoy it. I had heard the restaurant is somewhat of an "Arnold Palmer" museum and there was a... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got into town yesterday and were looking for a place for dinner and found this place on Open Table. The good news... Valet parking and warm greeting as we were seated immediately. server came to our table early to take drink orders. The portions are huge and the food was tasty. ( I suggest sharing ) The food... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the old and enjoy the new! The restaurant continues to deliver as part of Arnold's legacy. We will be back! Patio is great on warmer nights.

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Broadway, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here. Food was good, not great. Somewhat limited menu at lunch. Service was good. It is worth the trip is you are an Arnold Palmer fan. Lots of pictures and other memorabilia.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there last night for dinner and dancing! The dinner was fantastic!! Set menu with 3 entre choices. 7 of us and we all ordered something different! Started with the fresh large shrimp and lobster bisque. We all raved how delicious ! Salad , entre and choice of two delicious deserts!! Then went in the bar for a really great... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can feel the King's presence at his restaurant in La Quinta with the Masters Room, US Open room and all the memorabilia. The atmosphere is all golf but very tasteful and Arnie has a table permanently reserved. The food is fantastic and the service is outstanding. The menu and wine list are extensive and offer a wide variety for... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my husband who is a major golf enthusiast here for dinner and we were both surprised to find the restaurant so charming. Yes, its a tribute to Arnold Palmer, but the restaurant is lovely for those who just want a nice dinner out. The menu is heavy on meat and is definitely not cheap, but the food portions... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 00:00
Monday
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 00:00
Thursday
00:00 - 00:00
Friday
00:00 - 00:00
Saturday
00:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, CA 92253-8909
    (Washington Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-771-4653
Description
Summer Closure June 12 through Sept 22 Arnold Palmer's Restaurant features Progressive American cuisine, including fresh seafood, steaks, and some of Arnie's great comfort foods. This one-of-a-kind restaurant features an impressive wine room that houses 2,500 bottles of wine and an exclusive Chef's Table for special events. A variety of live entertainment in the evening in Arnie's Pub sets the atmosphere for guests to enjoy a unique dining experience. The extensive newly remodled patio offers stunning views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, a cozy outdoor fire pit for guests to gather and a putting green where visitors can work on their game.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?