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Cactus Jack's Bar and Grill

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74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4112
+1 760-346-1565
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4112
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

My wife and I love this place for a leisurely lunch. The staff is friendly, efficient and fun, as are most of the patrons. Michelle pours one of the best drinks in the valley. I have eaten here in excess of a dozen times (lunch...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed February 28, 2017

This was a birthday celebration given to me by my wife. I ordered the Porterhouse...on the rare side. It was chewy but flavorful. I was able to eat the filet part without any problems but the rest of it was pretty tough. I told my...More

Thank John D
Reviewed February 22, 2017

Been a regular at CJ Indio for years. Love the decor, waitstaff and friendliness of the Indio location. Had company headed to airport and we were close to PD location. Decor is bland, service is slow and the hostess was very unfriendly. The menu is...More

Thank boatdrinks011
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a late lunch. Had Fat Tire on tap so it was a good start. My wife liked her house Chardonnay. It was a burger day. Blue cheese burger won the day. Fries were good. Standard bar and grill menu. Wings were tempting....More

Thank themccullochclan
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Local favorite that serves wide options for all. I had ribs, my wife sand dabs, another halibut etc. Steaks, prime rib, and pasta to choose from. Full bar with generous pours! And moderate costs! Service was quite attentive. We would definitely return were we staying...More

Thank HEC140
Reviewed January 7, 2017

We decided to walk to Cactus Jack's and try it out. We were not disappointed. We did not realize that this establishment is divided into 3 areas - pub, bar & fine dining. We ended up in the fine dining area which was great but...More

Thank Traveller0813
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

If you aren't white it will be awhile for service. Longer than we were willing to wait anyways. The white people looked like they were enjoying themselves.

1  Thank Travis H
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a very popular place for locals. The bartender Lynne was very friendly. We had a couple drinks and ordered an appetizer which was very good (wings). Would recommend for a local spot

Thank laser127
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Eight of us had dinner here and loved it. We all had their prime rib which was good...nice waiter...It was a birthday dinner and they were most accommodating.

1  Thank Offthebeatenpath011
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We went there for happy hour and a light dinner. We were very pleased. The drinks were great and the big fish sandwich (sole )was the best. To make things even better, they had a football special of bratwurst and fries for $5. We sat...More

Thank TandS1740
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they are all correct-- and .. they have the best prime rib around!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-1565
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Cactus Jack's is a local's favorite specializing in steaks, seafood and pasta.