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“Dates!”

The Cafe at Shields
Ranked #2 of 140 Restaurants in Indio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$15
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Temporarily Closed due to renovations. Regular hours will resume Mon., Sep. 11th. Another great season has passed, and a new one begins to bloom at Shields' Cafe. For those of you who have come to our store and tried our incomparable date shake, watched the Romance and Sex Life of the Date, toured our inspirational date gardens, but have not yet tried our restaurant, we invite you to join us the next time you are in the area. At the Cafe, we strive for quality in all aspects: food, service, and atmosphere. Specialties: Our guests can expect to find a variety of delicious items including our signature salads topped with homemade dressings, sandwiches served on homemade bread, authentic Mexican cuisine (using organic/cage free eggs and hormone/antibiotic free beef). We understand the importance of serving fresh, high quality food, and we strive to do so every day. Whether you are looking for a light, fresh lunch, we assure you that our meal selection will be pleasingly satisfying!
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Date Shakes to die for. Great gift Shop. Religious Attraction, Their versiin of a Grotto ...meh...not so much

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Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Worst seating experience/ service experience ever!!! Had reservations for 11:00, and didn't get even recognized for the first 20 minutes!!! Had to track down 3 different servers until one was polite enough to point out the hostess to me. She in turn ask our name and then left for another 15 minutes! After she came back she tried giving us the worst possible seating in the entire patio! The only reason I stayed was because I brought my family, however I will not be returning nor recommending this disaster to anyone!!!

Thank Mrios89
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Dining at Shields is not only about the food, although it is great. Shields Date Gardens offer a unique historic and certainly spiritual experience. The dates are without doubt the best and you can sample all varieties before choosing. No one should leave without trying their "Date Shakes" which are amazing. A newly added and incredible venue is the 17 acre Life of Christ or Stations of the Cross. This is without a doubt one of the highlights of visiting the desert and should not be missed. Thank you Shields for adding this wonderful experience for just a small donation.

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Thank Dawn R
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

They have the best date pancakes and chorizo,egg and cheese burritos are excellent. My family has to go their for breakfast every time they come to visit. Have only had breakfast there. The people who work there are also very nice.

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Reviewed 12 April 2014

This is a great breakfast place. Everything is good. The outside dinning is so pretty. Went with some friends and enjoyed the morning!

Thank Liz M
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