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Arnold Palmer's Restaurant

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78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, CA 92253-8909 (Washington Street)
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

If you like golf - this is the place to go. It has all kinds of memorabilia from Arnold Palmer and it's very interesting. The restaurant and grounds are beautiful and tastefully done. They have a beautiful outdoor patio with large fire pits. Generally, the food has been OK but not great. Out of five visits to the restaurant only... More 

Thank OttawaBarb
La Quinta
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Have been here many times for lunch, happy hour and dinner throughout the years..Never have been disappointed...The food and service is always top shelf..

Thank RonLaQuinta
Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We went here for a birthday dinner with family. The restaurant has excellent food and service, but they have crowded too many tables in for it to be comfortable (unless you enjoy hearing the conversation from the adjacent tables).

Thank 1goofybird
El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Wife and I always go to happy hour for great food, drinks and music. The menu items are excellent and reasonably priced. Service is fast and staff friendly.

Thank Richard F
Indio, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

My wife and I decided to go here for dinner during the Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week. The facilities are very nice, valet parking, beautiful building, great Arnold Palmer memorabilia everywhere. We had the calamari for appetizer, pretty good, but too much breading. We both ordered the BLT salad. I liked it, but my wife removed most of the bacon... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This is a very nice restaurant, great service and atmospher but the food is just OK. Too expensive for the selection and flavor.

Thank Lynn R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Lovely place to meet friends for dinner and or drinks. Valet made parking a breeze especialy during the warmer evening. We orginally had made reservations for dinner for just the two of us. We ran into another couple who we played golf with earlier in the day and decided to have dinner together. The restaurant accomadated all four of us... More 

Thank Shirley F
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The food was pretty good albeit a bit expensive. What made our meal great was really the outdoor putting green. We have two toddlers so sitting is not their preferred dinner activity so letter them "putt" was a nice break for us. Their steak was good so you won't be disappointed just trying to keep them busy either.

Thank Brian W
Seattle area
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Actually not on a Golf Course, may be close. there is a putting green that you can test out while waiting. they have small tables and seating around the putting green where you can have a glass of wine. We had a late Lunch here 2:30 and it was great. This is not an exclusive place. You should not walk... More 

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La Quinta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Great patio dining and the food and drinks were excellent. Would definitely return. The ambience is superb with fire pits and nice landscape. Very peaceful and quiet.

Thank Anita M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, CA 92253-8909
    (Washington Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: 17607714653
Summer Closure June 12 through Sept 22 Arnold Palmer's Restaurant features Progressive American cuisine, including fresh seafood, steaks, and some of Arnie's great comfort foods. This one-of-a-kind restaurant features an impressive wine room that houses 2,500 bottles of wine and an exclusive Chef's Table for special events. A variety of live entertainment in the evening in Arnie's Pub sets the atmosphere for guests to enjoy a unique dining experience. The extensive newly remodled patio offers stunning views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, a cozy outdoor fire pit for guests to gather and a putting green where visitors can work on their game.

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