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Arnold Palmer's Restaurant

78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8909
+1 760-771-4653
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (46 reviews)
“sea bass” (35 reviews)
“prime rib” (28 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8909
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wish I could eat here once a week. It seems like a first class place focused on its customers but not pretentious. We liked the menu, wish you could get a sampler-meatloaf, beef stroganoff, Montgomery Inn ribs from Cincinnati, sea bass, etc. this is a...More

Thank troyoh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who can resist anything Arnold Palmer....however we went for happy hour. The drinks and service were good. The food was not. There is alot of ambience and we loved looking at everything but would not eat here again.

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It indicates that it's vegetarian friendly, I looked at the menu and there is nothing vegetarian aside from a couple of salades ans of course, side orders of vegetable. It doesn't have to be, but why put that at the top if it's not true?...More

Thank LaTrotteuse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been wanting to go here and always escaped us in our last 2 trips, made a point of getting there this time. It was well worth the wait!! While the service was just OK to start, the waiter warmed up to us and made the...More

Thank swf1107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an incredible dining experience at the Arnold Palmer restaurant in La Quinta. Arnold Palmer - #1 in service of any restaurant in La Quinta! Our server, Anthony was by far the best service we have had on this trip. The manager and others...More

Thank Larryrutkowski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm always hesitant about restaurants named for sports figures. Arnold Palmer proved to be a good restaurant irrespective of its ties to the legendary golfer. Our groups of four had four entrees and appetizers and each was delicious and perfectly prepared. The website states that...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful; dinner on the patio. Plenty of added space and comfortable with the heaters provided. Looks like the patio was expanded and firepits added. Enjoyed all the main choices. Deserts are excellent. Extra added treat was a visit to Arnold's trophy room. A number of...More

Thank LenKinSanJose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us looked forward to some good pub food tonight and we were very disappointed and won’t go back. I had fish and chips and the fish was a small portion of batter with ..really...fish? Hardly any. It was not worth the money for...More

1  Thank Larry R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such an unexpected surprise. Dining on a Saturday outside on their beautiful patio that was pet friendly(we brought our dog), live music was being played both inside and outside! Our server was very knowledgeable of the menu along with wine pairings. Everything we ordered was...More

Thank pkabu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner in the dining room. It was a lovely space but we were sorry not to be outside. The space is warmed up with lots of patio heaters and seemed more casual and fun than indoors. However the meatloaf was great. The baby...More

Thank Deborah D
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2 September 2016|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs
20 January 2016|
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Response from Garry L | Reviewed this property |
House wine and well drinks are $5. HH menu ranges from $ to $18.
Paul S
22 February 2015|
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Response from jlw49 | Reviewed this property |
No idea about management, just know that it is well run now and the entire staff was very polite, helpful and menu knowledgeable, plus the food was excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8909
    (Washington Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-771-4653
  • E-mail
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 on Arnie's patio 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 to dine around and an outdoor lounge for happy hour or after dinner drinks while enjoying the entertainment.
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