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Desert Willow Golf Resort

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38995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1674
+1 760-346-0015
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Palm Desert, California
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The concert was fabulous and the atmosphere is fabulous. Great venue. The ticket cost $50.00 for a buffet dinner and the food was very good, however, it was cold. The buffet didn't keep the food very warm. I thought the price was a bit much for what we got, but I'd go again for the music and atmosphere.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is plentiful and tasty! We enjoyed our lunch on the patio. We had the clubhouse sandwich w/ sweet potato fries and the steak sandwich, along with a couple glasses of wine - it all came to a little over $41. The attentive staff Martin and Daniel never made us feel rushed but everything was looked after just right!Views of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at nearby Embarc resort, but used the golf resort and club facilities and can only comment favourably. Courses are first class staffed by friendly knowledgeable staff. Bar and bistro terrific. Overall a very good experience. Thanks to all involved and highly recommend.

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Indio, California
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends for brunch. Sat at front of patio overlooking the course. Great place to take any visitor to the valley. Were served promptly and had our beveridges. Meal service slow. Long distance from kitchen to patio. Need to have plates red hot and use covers. Food very tasty albeit a bit cool. Drink refills slow and until we... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We played both courses - two top notch golf courses. Firecliffe the tougher of the two - lots of sand. The Mountain is our favourite. The staff at the club house are excellent and have a good memory for familiar faces. The rates are not the cheapest in the desert but it is premium golf and check for deals at... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Summation: Classic desert course. Nicely maintained. Review: I was so surprised when I got onto the course here. So beautifully designed and very well maintained. The pro shop is very nicely stocked and is worth spending a bit of time shopping in. On the course, you will be challenged by the height of the Bermuda grass (I even shouted out... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We found this course fairly easy to play and actually played 10 strokes under my normal game.Greens are not complicated and we had lots of fun. October is over seeding month so call ahead for course condition before paying. Their web page has reduced rates and you can save a few dollars.

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Mentor
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I played the Marriott valley course earlier in the week. Desert willows greens were slow and bumpy (not good). Pace of play was slow and no marshalls. Marriott was awesome and pace of play was extremely good.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had an early tee time and caught Eduardo with some delicious hot coffee and snacks. He was a friendly server and the views, as the sun rose over the desert, were spectacular.

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Thank bobemac
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Not a large restaurant butt good food and service. Great place for events. City owned, beautiful views

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1674
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-0015

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?