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Shield's Date Farm

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Address: Indio, CA
Phone Number: 800-414-2555
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Fun little place to stop and to take the whole family

The gift shop was really cute with a variety of things to look at. Of course tons of free samples of all the different dates, cookies, cakes, etc. The short movie was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sherri M
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Garden Grove
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Indio, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stopped by to meet a client here at the Shields Cafe for lunch. At first, I was surprised at how small the cafe was and questioned what quality of food we might receive. Not a problem at all! The menu was varied and had some surprising selections such as crab cakes--both dishes we ordered were great! It was also... More 

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Thank BethCIndio_CA
Coachella, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am ashamed to say that I've been leaving in the Coachella Valley for fifteen years I never visited this restaurant until a friend invited us for breakfast. I really recommend it. The food is amazing and the service is one of a kind. It also has a garden christian walk in the back that is worth to see.

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Bloomington, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stopped here while visiting family and really enjoyed it. It really doesn't take long to visit. We watched the very informative and entertaining sex lives of dates video and then shopped for dates. You can sample every variety of date that they carry and they do also ship. We shared a huge date milkshake and totally enjoyed it. Highly... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like dates, this is worth the visit. They have samples of many different types of dates to try. My favorite is still the Barhi although the Majhool is a close second. Don't miss out on their famous "date shake." Recipe is available online and there are so many goodies that can be made with date crystals.

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Garden Grove
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gift shop was really cute with a variety of things to look at. Of course tons of free samples of all the different dates, cookies, cakes, etc. The short movie was informative and you can watch as much or as little as you like of it. We looked right at the opening of the date farm. Go early to... More 

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Thank Sherri M
Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually come to Palm Springs each year and we always go to Shield's for a Date Shake. They are so delicious! Our family went today and we had never gone through the gardens. Beautiful statues of Christ up through the cruification and resurrection. We didn't realize how special it was and were so happy we took the time to... More 

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Thank Carrie Ann H
California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best place in the world for buying dates. Also, great place for breakfast or lunch. They have a beautiful garden behind the restaurant that many people don't even know about. Must see

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Thank RussCalifornia_USA
Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids loved the date shakes. Free movie showing history of date production. Gardens and grounds are beautiful... with biblical statues from birth of Jesus to the resurrection. Wonderful biblical garden walk

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Thank pdc90
Yucaipa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of free samples of dates, date confections and candy. Delicious date shakes. A large variety of dates and lots of other food and non food items to purchase. Building is really old and outdated but that just adds to the charm.

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Leavenworth, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great selection of dates and other goodies! We purchased several of the assorted date packages to take he with us as gifts.

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