Wally's Desert Turtle was designed by Award-Winning Interior Designer, Steve Chase. The restaurant boasts beveled mirror ceilings, Peruvian artifacts and hand-painted murals creating a uniquely warm and elegant ambience. The proud recipient of the prestigious Mobil Travel 4-Star Award, AAA 4-Diamond Award, and DiRoNA Award, Wally's Desert Turtle is also the most "Romantic Restaurant in the Desert".
Private Rooms include The Sable Room which seats up to 34 guests comfortably and the newly remodeled Mirage Room, which seats up to 80.
We also offer two large semi-private dining spaces, The Sahara and The Terrace, just steps above the Main Dining Room.
The Foyer, a favorite for smaller parties, seats up to 20. The entire restaurant also makes a superlative venue for up to 250.
- The Restaurant Writes...
"Taste Something New" -
Newly-Appointed Executive Chef Richard Pelz brings his New York City roots & Napa Valley culinary experiences to the desert offering a refreshed and reimagined take on Contemporary California Cuisine. And the local response has been "Amazing"!
An Official California Dining Destination, Wally's Desert Turtle in Rancho Mirage proudly supports local Ranches, Farms and Fisheries committed to the smart-stewardship of the planet through sustainable, earth-friendly and ocean-friendly practices.
The finest local ingredients, impeccable service and exceptional surroundings always make for "A Great Night Out" at Wally's Desert Turtle.
Vendors Include: Premium, Natural Beef from Aspen Ridge Ranches, Free-Range, Organic Poultry from Mary's California Farms and Pristine Waters Program Salmon from Skuna Bay and Lake Superior Whitefish.
- Contact Stephen Jeffers at (888) 831-8114