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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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Beautiful Biblical Garden

Many things to see and do. Variety of dates to sample, nostalgic and modern products to buy. Interesting mini theatre showing the production of dates. An outside dinning area we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Terry D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Many things to see and do. Variety of dates to sample, nostalgic and modern products to buy. Interesting mini theatre showing the production of dates. An outside dinning area we did not experience. A Biblical Garden that was just a serene and beautiful stroll.

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Indio, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This restaurant has a great outdoor eating area with a great view and menu! Most items on the menu are grown locally. The date shakes are the bomb!!

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McAllen, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stopped here by accident since we were looking for a Costco's to put gas on our way back to Texas. Saw fresh fruit sign and decided to stop for a look. Wow, the place (store) is amazing. They had all kinds to palm dates for sale along with all kinds of unusual locally produced jellies and jams, nuts, fruits,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

In June while I was on vacation in Palm Springs I had the opportunity of visiting the shields date farm my first date it was amazing I would do it again and I love love California dates but I love them through the shield State Farm it was a wonderful experience I can't wait to do it again

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Park City, UT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Stopped-in for a real Date Shake & found a GREAT nostalgia Gift Shop that has something for everyone & toys from the 50s & 60s. They have a theater with awful chairs that I remember from my childhood and a great old Movie running cont. that's called "The Secret Sex Life of Dates" full of the Farm History as well... More 

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Yes, the date shake was amazing, movies were great to watch and gift shop was very nice with FRESH dates - SOOOOO good. Highly recommend this place for a stop on your trip.

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El Monte, California, United States
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Came here specifically for the date shake and the gardens. Was very impressed. The free movie was very informative despite the hilarious name. Lots of kitschy souvenir items to buy, plenty of dried fruit and food items to get too. But most of all, get the date shake it's so much better than the one I got at Hadley's in... More 

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Indio, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food and service were very good. The patio setting was very nice and quiet. Being at the rear of the building makes this a nice place to eat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Fun, free stop. Good food and gifts. The movie is free also and the kids thought it was neat. sex of the dates was the name of it. Worth a stop by.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Typical tourist trap. Lot's of gift and fruit to buy. They had a small seating area to enjoy a date shake we did not have one.

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Additional Information about Shield's Date Farm

Address: Indio, CA
Phone Number: 800-414-2555
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Indio
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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