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Shield's Date Farm

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Address: Indio, CA
Phone Number: 800-414-2555
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Go Here To Experience Date Shakes and a Step Back in Time

Cute little place with samples of several different kinds of dates, and wonderful date shakes. It's right out of the fifties and has booths to sit and enjoy your shake or you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2016
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Payson, Arizona
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Coachella, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am new to the area, & went to lunch at Shield's Cafe with a friend who had also never dined there. We shared the Ahi Tower & The Tower Salad. The salads were artistically presented, the fruit was perfectly ripe & all was delicious. The host & the waiters were charming & their service was excellent. We then went... More 

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Thank jasimonsez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like dates, this is the place! Many varieties. But the date shakes are a must. We shared one the first day and came back the next for another.

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Thank Karen W
Tacoma, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While spending time in Indio, I had to go Sheilds. Only the store was open so I did not have an opportunity to see everything. Watched the film about dates, looked around the store, and got a date shake. It was very good. Do I HAVE to return. No. Don't think so.

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Thank Ragbug
Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love the date shakes. dates are a great attraction for anyone visiting the desert valley. the shop here is great for trinkets.

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Thank WonderTrekk
Indio, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and nice atmosphere! Great selection of healthy options and you can buy dates on your way out. Even when I don't eat there, it is where I go to buy my organic dates.

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Maricopa, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to this cafe because of previous reviews on triipadvisor. The four us each ordered something different and food was OK but the management in the kitchen leaves a lot or room for improvement. Three of our plate were under a heat lamp so long that the sauce had a scum on it, and the toast was dry and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Delicious date shakes! On Hwy. 111 Indio. Nice drive from Palm Springs. Don't miss the movie" the romance & sex life of the date"

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Like taking a walk back in time. Feels like 1950's. Lots of different dates available to purchase as well as other dried fruit and treats. Souvenirs a plenty. We sit at the counter and enjoy a delicious date shake. You can sit in the little theater and watch the famous film "The sex life of the Date".

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Thank Suzy T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

The food here is so good, we love the date pancakes and the date shakes are amazing! We came here for breakfast and were not disappointed.

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Payson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Cute little place with samples of several different kinds of dates, and wonderful date shakes. It's right out of the fifties and has booths to sit and enjoy your shake or you can browse the shop full of unusual gifts and memorabilia.

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