We have been to Rancho Mirage a number of times but Wally's Desert Turtle has always been closed for the summer. This year we were lucky and visited before they closed for 3 months. We are so pleased we made it. It might not be...More
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Michael, a chardonnay glass is not acceptable for a big bordeaux. The bordeaux wine glass is a very large glass and such wine should not be served in the smaller chardonnay glass. A restaurant like Wally's should have a variety of wine glasses to accommodate...More
Visited Wally's for the first time. Appitisers were delicious. My steak was excellent. The chicken breat was moist and flavorful. Service attentive and very professional.
Great food ...and service!!! Requested a seat away from bar and music.....done! Only iffy thing....sauteed calamari.....thick pieces and not very tasty. Lamb rack was perfect...all of us ordered it and loved it. Grande Mariner souffle wonderful. Surprised by wine list...they do have something for everyone....More
I had dinner at Wally's and it was superb. The food was terrific, wine plentiful and ambiance nice. Everything was fresh, the menu had something to appeal to every taste, and the staff was super-attentive. The beef, fish and vegetarian dishes were perfectly cooked. The...More
This use to be a coat and tie only restaurant, but had to change due to social changes. Still, the menu, style and quality remains the highest.
If you are looking for an elegant dining experience while visiting the desert, look no further than Wally's Desert Turtle. The food, wait staff, and ambiance leave nothing to be desired. We have never been disappointed in our food or service. This is our favorite...More
This was my go to restaurant for special occasions and was there for my birthday and they ruined the night. I told the waiter I can't eat nuts so he said he would instruct the chef not to include them in my duck. The duck...More
Thank you for your review. I apologize if your server was confused about your request for a meal without nuts. Can you please give me the date of your visit and your server's name? I will look into this immediately. We pride ourselves on serving...More
I was in Palm Desert for a conference and we came to Wally's for a group dinner. They started by having a cocktail reception in the bar area with passed appetizers. I usually only like a few things, but every single appetizer was excellent! The...More