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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%
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“meatloaf” (46 reviews)
“sea bass” (35 reviews)
“prime rib” (28 reviews)
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
78164 Avenue 52, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8909
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Reviewed 4 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 5 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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a cool vibe to it & is enhanced by all the Arnold Palmer memorabilia throughout the building. Service is always great, excellent menu with a variety of options. We both had seafood-my halibut was much more tasty than the swordfish. Mixed green...More

Thank ChiliD9
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I went to a small group dinner with associates who were here for a week of education and some relaxation. I will say that the restaurant location, building and ambiance was quite good. Our table was eleven people and ordered from all areas of the...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

From friendly and knowledgeable staff to beautiful, warm ambience to delicious food expertly served, this was a wonderful dining experience. We enjoyed a lovely outdoor table with fabulous live guitar music in the background. We enjoyed baby back ribs and prime rib that was accompanied...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner at Arnold Palmer restaurant last week. Food and service was outstanding! We received a private tour of the VIP room with all of Arnold Palmer’s trophies, what a special treat!

1  Thank Charlie A
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had a reservation and had a short wait for our table. The bar was crowded so we opted to stand in the host area. The host staff were very nice. Service was prompt and attentive. I would've given better rating had the meal been...More

Thank YvonneP683
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Celebrated a special holiday week in La Quinta with three generations of 10 family members from various US locations. Dinner at Arnold Palmer's Restaurant was a highlight. We sat outside in an attractive setting. Table heaters kept us warm. A delightful guitarist entertained us with...More

Thank adwrd
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We came in for NYE (without a reservation), it was a full restaurant so we were warmly welcomed at the bar. The food was fabulous as always, we ordered 2 soups and shared the prime rib. The food was steaming hot, the drinks were generously...More

Thank zoe6282
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful diner and service ! Yummy food and terrific service. Great drinks and wine too. Can’t go wrong here. The food and service are top notch.

Thank lbreves
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1 September 2016|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs
19 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
21 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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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