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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
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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La Quinta, California
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having a disappointing experience with Arnold Palmer’s a year ago, we decided to give it another try. My wife and I both ordered prawn cocktails for appetizers and filet mignon for the entrée. The prawn cocktails had a rubber-like texture and were not as pink and white in color as they should have been. My wife talked me out... More 

Thank Harvey R
Almunecar, Spain
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came with friends not expecting a lot. Building has the air of a British pub. Outside seating provides a great atmosphere with live music and subtle lighting. Food was great and the service impeccably smooth. A really nice experience - not as far from Palm Springs as you think .... will go again!

Thank Clive C
La Quinta, California, USA
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a resident of La Quinta, I have been frequenting Arnold's since it opened (we were privileged to see him there twice during that time). It has a wonderful ambiance and consistently good food. It differs from other expensive restaurants by offering a section of the menu called "Arnie's favorites" which include such comfort foods as meatloaf and beef stroganoff,... More 

Thank Kris D
La Quinta, California
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to Palmer's several times to dine and enjoyed our meal each time. Their meatloaf is a speciality and don't miss the bacon wrapped dates. The patio is festive and usually has music or enjoy their nice bar.

Thank raffaele8019
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Took time off from sitting by the pool and playing golf to enjoy a wonderful evening out with the family. Service was excellent and the food was very good. Kids, ironically, had a couple of Arnie Palmers for dinner. Prices are slightly high, but between the food, service and memorabilia around the restaurant, it was very much worth it.

Thank sartelltraveler
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

With the loss of the King this year, we made a special trip to La Quinta to have a meal at Arnie's place. As usual, it was busy, but the atmosphere was great. we ate in the lounge to watch the Masters Golf game - and the service and attention we received was excellent. All 4 of us had the... More 

Thank Barrychampion
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We ate on the patio as it was very pleasant. They had music and the food and service was wonderful. We had 2 of the favorites the beef stroganoff and meatloaf which were excellent.

Thank Astii111
Chehalis, Washington
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Arnold Palmer's is definitely on our list of places to return to. We opted to sit inside since it was quite warm out, but their patio is so lovely that next time I would get a later reservation in order to enjoy that atmosphere. Our service was impeccable and the food was wonderful as well. I had the filet which... More 

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Dix Hiils, NY
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225 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I can't think of a nicer dinner setting than the patio of this restaurant on a warm pleasant evening. The surrounding trees and flowers set the perfect atmosphere for an enjoyable meal. The food was very good, with the halibut piccata a standout. Service was spot on. We will return.

Thank JLTP
Spokane, Washington
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

While visiting Palm Springs we heard about Arnold Palmer's Restaurant and my husband being a fan of Arnies we just had to visit. It did not disappoint. We tried happy hour and were delighted with the menu selection, the beverages, service and the food was terrific. It was busy during happy hour in the bar and the restaurant of course... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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
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
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?