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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%
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“sea bass” (34 reviews)
“ribs” (26 reviews)
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8909
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

I really love the changes here in the last year. The grounds are beautiful and makes for a nice long relaxing lunch or dinner. This is one of the few really nice places open for lunch in the Old Town area. You have a choice...More

Thank karenpLaQuinta_CA
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We've enjoyed Arnie's several times and add this visit as another positive experience. Great seating for the 2 of us by the outside firepit which affords great privacy but after sunset makes it difficult to see the food on your plate. Excellent lobster bisque soup...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Arnolds was recommended by a golfing friend in the UK , so during our annual pilgrimage to La Quinta we stopped in with a friend for an early evening drink . The bar and restaurant had a great buzz , staff seemed eager to please...More

Thank shroptom
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We've been to Arnold's twice: the first time we had a great, romantic dinner outside in the courtyard while live music played. We even danced a few! The second time we went for Happy Hour, (is really a euphemism for "Early-bird Special"), which takes place...More

Thank GayD861
Reviewed 26 February 2016

What a pleasant surprise. Had 14 friends enjoy dinner in the private dining room. The food was great and the service was outstanding. The room got a bit noisy but it was a delightful evening within the wine cellar. Get your group together and you...More

Reviewed 24 February 2016

Beautiful outside dining, excellent food and service. A wide menu selection with high quality and imaginative presentations. Appetizer to dessert, a birdie or eagle on every course.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I have been to Palmer's a number of times...if you are a fan of Golf or Arnie, this is a must...it might take you 20 minutes to walk to and from the bathrooms with so many personal items of Arnie's on display. Service is ok,...More

Thank Hoserisus
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The overall dining experience at Palmer's is terrific. Our food was well prepared and delivered very quickly. The dishes were creative without being too fancy. I had the sea bass and loved it. My wife had scallops and raved about them. The decor is elegant...More

Thank cfpatty
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Always a highlight on our annual winter golfing break to Palm Desert. We have celebrated a birthday there for the last several years and look forward to going back again and again. The memorabilia on the walls is wonderful is a trip down memory lane...More

Thank AnnandBrad
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We had 8 people dine with us. They decor is lovely and relaxing. Our waiter was excellent. Didn't miss a beat. Our drinks to dessert was wonderful. Not one complaint. Will definitely return. Enjoy!

Thank Candice S
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
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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