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Arnold Palmer's Restaurant

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78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, CA 92253-8909 (Washington Street)
+1 760-771-4653
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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North Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was fair. The photos and memorabilia were great. A must stop once. Very generous on the drink pours. Reasonable pricing.

Thank MrTEastlake
La Quinta, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

New Chef Matt has really picked it up this season. Loving his new dishes. Patio dining with Mark Linford on guitar makes it a perfect evening...or Sunday Brunch. Our favorite LQ Restaurant.

Thank Mike S
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place in entry It's homey and Cosey We took a drink at the bar first it's a nice setting you can order pub food there and it seemed busy We sat in main restaurant close to fireplace very nice Menu looked very good Crab cake was delicious but very rich Sea bass delicious but again very rich Over... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We all thought this was our best meal in La Quinta. We were seated in the Masters room so all the pictures hanging are from this event. His table laid out by the fire. I chose the Lobster Bisque, followed by the Beef Strogganoff and the then chocolate cake. All to a very good standard. Thank you Arnie.

Thank aholyman
Calgary, Canada
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect outdoor dining experience with live music. Everyone enjoyed their food, with the exception of the Beef Stroganoff. Two out of 12 ordered it, and it doesn't taste like a typical Stroganoff. Kind of sweet? Otherwise, all was great.

Thank jabulani26
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Arnold Palmer's for lunch while in town for business. It is an iconic restaurant in the area, so I wanted to give it a try. On recommendation of the waiter, I went with Chef Matt’s Meatloaf Sandwich, which includes a large beef patty, cheddar cheese, onion ring, and tomato glaze. It was ok - not as good as... More 

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La Quinta, California
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144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went here last night for the Happy Hour which is from 4-6pm. The happy hour takes place in the bar which has 3 huge flat screen TVs tuned to all the sports. Although this fine restaurant can be expensive, the happy hour lets you keep the bill plus tip below $70. with 2 drinks and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant, steak was lovely as was the service. A nice atmosphere also especially with the putting green outside which was different.

Thank chinashenzhen
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were coming from another golf course and were looking for food. We headed over to check out Lavender Bistro and it was closed. I looked up restaurants on my GPS and this one was closest to where we were. We headed off not knowing what to expect. There was a complimentary valet parking in play, and we walked in... More 

Thank CharmedandLovingIt
La Quinta, California
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think they got their "stuff" together! I have had dinner there some time ago and had the pork chop, which was the best meal out of 6 of us. It was good but since all the others in our group didn't think their meals were so hot we haven't been back. Fast forward to NOW. While I haven't had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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: +1 760-771-4653
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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Aptos, California
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Salt Lake City, Utah
La Quinta, California

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?