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Address: Indio, CA
Phone Number: 800-414-2555
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/day tour, Dining

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Cute and Antique

You can eat here, its cute and antique. You will find 5 cent candy from your childhood and your parents childhood. You can also watch a movie on dating and purchase fresh dates... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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USA
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

You can eat here, its cute and antique. You will find 5 cent candy from your childhood and your parents childhood. You can also watch a movie on dating and purchase fresh dates, date ice-cream and date shakes. This place was cool and I enjoyed bringing my family.

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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We heard about the Shield's Date Farm and quiet frankly, when we pulled up I thought - TOURIST TRAP! We were pleasantly surprised! It was more than a date farm. Actually, I had no idea what a date farm was until we visited, watched the movie, toured the farm. If you love dates (not our favorite) this is a must... More 

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Virginia Beach, Va
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This reminded me of a retro stop you might see along Route 66. You can sample all the types of dates. Try a "date" shake. Buy a vintage souvenir. Wander the gardens or watch the movie "Romance and sex life of a date". This should never be updated. Thats the shear beauty of it. History with a smile , and... More 

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Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Inforative video on the sexy life of a date. It was nice to sample the different dates prior to purchasing . Date shake is a must try, a bit sweet but delicious.

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Lincoln, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I had breakfast in the outdoor restaurant which was very busy. Staff was courteous although service was a little slow. Food was middle of the road; and for me, the setting was worth the experience. There was a cluster of palm trees and all the tables were shaded by white umbrellas. The misters were on and one table was getting... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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212 reviews 212 reviews
91 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Stopped by Shield's Date Farm. Lots of chances to sample all the different dates. Tried the date shake. It was very sweet and best shared with a few people. Loved watching the movie that runs in the theatre but it's time to update to presentation. The information was fascinating. They have some great footage and could do an amazing update.... More 

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Chugiak
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Place needs an update, products expensive. Finally shared a date shake with hubby. Not impressed, tasted like pure sugar, nothing distinctive. Hubby likes the movie they show on the sex life of dates!!!!

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
45 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Food was good, prices a bit high, and service was poor. Waited 10 minutes to get a table, even though many were available. One waitress refused to seat us because it wasn't her job, and asked us to wait outside. Don't think we would go there again.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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84 reviews 84 reviews
19 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

So fun to bring our visitors in for their first ever....and BEST ever....Date shake!! Our tradition is to buy the shakes, and head into the Theatre for the movie!! Always fun to tell everyone you are taking them to a sex movie!! I love all the tastes of all the different types of dates so everyone can then buy what... More 

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San Francisco, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My husband first visited Shields about 50 years ago. He took me there the first time about 35years ago. The shakes are still as delicious as ever. We also bought some dates and grapefruit to take home. If you have never seen the sex life of the date it is a Must see. The Christian garden is not our thing... More 

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