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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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“beef stroganoff” (20 reviews)
“sea bass” (34 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 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 13 April 2016

In trying to make reservations for dinner one night, every place we called was booked and I will admit Arnold Palmer's Restaurant was not our 1st choice but let me tell you it should have been! As soon as our taxi pulled in to the...More

Thank jh_ra
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We had a table outside for 12 people. It was wonderful outside with the weather almost perfect. They had a guitar player and the live music was very excellent. The service was good, but the food had mixed reviews. The hors d'oeuvres were excellent, with...More

Thank sitsae
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Had Easter brunch on the patio. Beautiful setting with great service. I had the sole and my wife had the salmon both were excellently prepared along with two sides presided by a delicious lobster bisque. I would make this a definite stop for lunch or...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This was our first place we stopped at before we took our rental property in La Quinta. Lovely spot. Very good lunch. Great service.

Thank Mil2010
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We visited Arnold Palmers Restaurant in January and enjoyed it. Tonights visit was with a group of friends getting ready to head North for the Summer. Drinks were served quickly and by a friendly waitress whose name I didn't catch. In addition we were served...More

Thank kathyp578
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant. The patio is wonderful and the food is great. The only issue, and it is a small one is the noise in the dining room can get a little loud. Especially for anyone with hearing issues. Happy hour in...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We choose this place to celebrate our week-long golf trip and it delivered! The ambiance was definitely upscale club/memorabilia style. Very charming. The dinner was great. The bacon wrapped date appetizer was amazing and the beef stroganoff entre was over the top. We all enjoyed...More

Thank LavaMom3
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Really lovely spot in what you kind of think is just a strip mall kind of restaurant from the outside. Of course, the inside is full of photos and memorabilia of Arnie, who was not bad to look at way back in the day. Clubby...More

Thank mmoc65
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is a great stop if you are an Arnold fan because he has brought in a lot from his personal collection. the food is okay but very expensive.

Thank twosliders
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We dined out back on the patio, which was very nice. The place seems to do a lot of business, and it is generally an older crowd. (Not really a good place for kids). There's a lively bar indoors, and an artificial putting green next...More

Thank barbarino2000
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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