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Arnold Palmer's Restaurant

78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8909
+1 760-771-4653
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef stroganoff” (20 reviews)
“sea bass” (34 reviews)
“prime rib” (25 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8909
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11 - 20 of 632 reviews

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Just took a client to dinner here Thursday night! Had an amazing table outside by the fire pit ! And our waiter CESAR ,,, was amazing!! Very very professional and on the ball! I am hard credit and the food was amazing great prices and...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Our 3 generation family of five including a five year old dined outside last night in a gorgeous setting. Well-served by Cesar, we loved the bacon-wrapped figs; among the entrees were the short rib gnocchi (outstanding!), the ribs, and the special, a HUGE striploin à...More

Thank Y564WArobertb
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with our dinner, our company and our waiter (John). This was our first time dinning here and would recommend it to everyone. We vacation in the desert every year, in October. Really enjoyed the atmosphere of the live music. What...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous evening! Our waiter, John, made a delicious dinner on Arnold Palmer’s beautiful patio fun too! We started with the strawberry spinach and wedge salads; were both fantastic. Bacon wrapped figs were yummy and we really loved the swordfish and prime rib. Mac and cheese...More

Thank Karen A
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this restaurant! Food was fantastic and the service was excellent. Great outdoor eating. I would highly recommend the Opa and strawberry salad.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Everything we had for dinner was delicious. Our waiter (John) was very helpful and knowledgeable with the wine list as well. Great environment with great live music. This is a wonderful place for date night with unique, delicious food.

Thank brittanywhitaker87
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Arnold Palmer’s is one of my favorites. The restaurant is beautiful but my favorite place to dine is outside they have a wonderful patio with a fire pit, Mark playing his guitar it’s just perfect. I always request John as our waiter, he’s awesome.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful, the setting is beautiful, and service excellent. Our server John was the best. Would recommend Arnold’s to anyone.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had eaten here several years ago and enjoyed the putting course. The patio remodel has eliminated that, but greatly expanded the outdoor seating. There was a talented guitarist, but the volume was so loud that it was hard to talk. There were lots of...More

Thank Barb g
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We couldn’t ask for a better evening with friends and with John as our server. ;) thumbs up for a perfect evening!!!!

Thank cawoodbury
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1 September 2016|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs
19 January 2016|
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Response from Garry L | Reviewed this property |
House wine and well drinks are $5. HH menu ranges from $ to $18.
Paul S
22 February 2015|
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Response from jlw49 | Reviewed this property |
No idea about management, just know that it is well run now and the entire staff was very polite, helpful and menu knowledgeable, plus the food was excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8909
    (Washington Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-771-4653
  • E-mail
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 on Arnie's patio 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 to dine around and an outdoor lounge for happy hour or after dinner drinks while enjoying the entertainment.
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