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Cactus Jack's Bar and Grill

) #39 of 203 Restaurants in Palm Desert $$ - $$$ American, ,
74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4112
+1 760-346-1565
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (24 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
“tapioca” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We use to go to Cactus Jacks in Indio, but it has closed. My husband wanted to try the Palm Desert restaurant. We were greeted like we were special friends by the hostess. We brought our own special bottle of wine and we were promptly...More

Thank Tamitha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's noisy and crowded at happy hour, but raise your voice and try to listen to your friends and you'll do fine. Drinks are average and service lags at times, but the fare is good. Definitely has an inside-crowd locals vibe. It ain't fancy, but...More

Thank Filmwritin
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Not only are the staff welcoming and friendly the customers are also very sociable, food was good, varied dinning and bar menu.

Thank tarrb1
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love this fun bar to grab a bite. Always great service and fun bartenders to keep us entertained. Dropped by the other night to eat and we split the French dip with fries. Perfect for us and will return again in...More

Thank rakelly656
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Wonderful venue that is old school and not trendy. Great place for adults to enjoy a high quality dinner and drinks (or wine). Was very impressed with a complete but compact menu of high quality selections.quality (or better) dining from steak to seafood. Wow sourdough...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Stopped in mid afternoon and this place was perfect. Very pleased with the people and the drinks were strong!

Thank briandenike
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We have dined at Cactus Jack's for breakfast numerous times, and it has some of the best-if not the best-breakfast menus in the valley.

Thank Fay M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar, nice atmosphere, the bartender was awesome. He seemed to know almost everyone that came in and what they were drinking. I had an outstanding French dip sandwich, my husband had a steak salad which was just okay. Good draft beer...More

Thank Hhogelund
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Second visit and I'll be back for more. Perfect bacon cheeseburger, cooked exactly as we asked, served with crispy sweet potato fries and delicious hot bread. Dessert of their famous home-made tapioca was the best I've had. Menu is a combination of comfort foods (short...More

Thank samcoronado
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I've been driving by Cactus Jacks for years, but it never looked appetizing enough to go inside. Some friends invited us, so we headed over there. We walked through the patio area, which was a mistake, as it was full of cigar smoke. But once...More

Thank nznorm
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7 November 2015|
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Response from michael p | Reviewed this property |
they are all correct-- and .. they have the best prime rib around!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  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.
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