Arnold Palmer's Restaurant
Arnold Palmer's Restaurant

Arnold Palmer's Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.arnoldpalmersrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 7607714653
  • Hours of Operation:
    Happy Hour in Arnie's Pub 4-6pm Daily
    Dining Room and Patio Open Daily at 5:00pm
    Live Entertainment Tuesday - Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Arnold Palmer's has private party space for groups of 20-200.
  • Private Party Contact: jpope@arnoldpalmersrestaurant.com 7607714653x
  • Entertainment: Various local artists perform nightly in Arnie's Pub.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Washington Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer both valet and self-service parking.
A word from Arnold Palmer's Restaurant
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 in Arnie’s Pub 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 for guests to gather and a putting green where visitors can work on their game. Be sure to check out Arnie's new outdoor sports lounge, with private bar, big screen TV's, and oversized patio furniture for your comfort.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Arnold Palmer's Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
18 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.5
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.8
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (13)neighborhood gem (11)great for outdoor dining (10)notable wine list (8)romantic (7)hot spot (6)scenic view (6)good for groups (5)fit for foodies (5)vibrant bar scene (5)great for lunch (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Staff is amazing, food the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 2/6/2009
    Staff is amazing, food the same, atmosphere even better.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love the restaurant.... But
    EllieLVIP
    Dined on 1/31/2009
    Love the restaurant.... But with a 7:00 reservation we were not seated until 7:30... Great museum - a must see for all of our golfing friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This is a must for business
    jack
    Dined on 1/26/2009
    This is a must for business or pleasure. Even during Jan and Feb the patio is worth it, just be sure you get plenty of heat lamps around you. Staff is the absolute best. Arnie's is a must when I have clients with me. JA
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A La Quinta favorite but frequented
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 1/25/2009
    A La Quinta favorite but frequented by visitors from all over the Country (and beyond)! Consistently great!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • As always, going to Arnolds
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 1/22/2009
    As always, going to Arnolds is one of the highlights of any trip to La Quinta!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beautiful restaurant with
    nativeangelinoVIP
    Dined on 1/17/2009
    Beautiful restaurant with several dining rooms and an outdoor patio area. Walls are filled with Arnold Palmer's personal trophies, photos, and other artifacts from his golf career (you can even buy Palmer brand golf shirts and other goodies) . Take your parents. Menu features beef, ribs, chicken, fish, lobster, prepared nicely and not too expensive (the special "surf & turf", filet mignon & lobster was really good, but the waiter should have mentioned that it was $63.00). Good service, even though the place was full on a Saturday evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice dinner. Seemed to
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/30/2008
    Very nice dinner. Seemed to be the place to be. Very busy but very attentive service.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding food, service,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/29/2008
    Outstanding food, service, and ambiance.... Although one of the signature dishes, pot roast, is not on the menu at this time, it is a featured special at times. If it is available, don't hesitate !!! All-in-all, a "must-go" restaurant in La Quinta or when visiting any of the palm Desert communities.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A real pleasure for a steak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 12/26/2008
    A real pleasure for a steak house in the Desert. Service was great. The food was served without the long delays of other in the Desert.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food is typically solid,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002VIP
    Dined on 12/24/2008
    The food is typically solid, sometimes even excellent. But the place is always packed with a celebratory atmosphere and it's just a great place to get together with family. They execute older American classics extremely well, but they are also outstanding with seafood, meats and game. You don't need to know anything about golf to enjoy dining here.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Due to our table not being
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/24/2008
    Due to our table not being ready we decided to eat in the outdoor courtyeard. The heaters provided wrmth however our legs were coll as the heaters were all above table height. Louisiana Shrimp appetizer was good, and the server was quite attentive. The Ceaser salad was somewhat different with taco chip crumbs in it and the letuuce leaves were very small pieces, not really a great Ceaser. Unfortunately our main courses were lacking. The ribs were coated with far too much sauce, we'd suggest that the staff make us aware that the ribs come with much sauce. The veal was over cooked with a hint of burnt crust on the bottom, this should not happen! Veal is just too easy to cook. The wine was a promised and our server very attentive.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were in Palm Springs for
    KB1951
    Dined on 12/20/2008
    We were in Palm Springs for Christmas from Colorado and although the restaurant was hard to find (very dark street with dark entrance into parking lot - had to double back to find it), we really enjoyed our experience. The valet service was appreciated, the service was excellent and my husband is still raving about his steak a week later. We would definitely do this again - even my college age sons had a good time.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was fine. The service and
    SusanVIP
    Dined on 12/13/2008
    It was fine. The service and food were very good and we got seated on time and at the round table I requested. Only problem--it was noisey.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • the many times I have been
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 11/28/2008
    the many times I have been to Arnold Palmers I have yet to be unhappy. I have been with friends and family and always enjoy it.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always enjoy the chef's creation.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 11/26/2008
    Always enjoy the chef's creation. Never had bad experience with this restaurant. I highly recommended to my relatives, friends and colleagues.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pleasantly surprised by Arnold
    MarcoVIP
    Dined on 11/26/2008
    Pleasantly surprised by Arnold Palmer's Restaurant. The food and environment were most enjoyable. Be prepared for elevated noise levels in this restaurant, which really packs them in this La Quinta gem. I highly recommend this restaurant. A good time will be had by all....The one thing I did not like is the split-charge policy. If you plan to split a meal, be prepared to pay for it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • the place was hopping! the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 11/22/2008
    the place was hopping! the service was top notch. unfortunately the food was almost inedible. too much success too soon? cant keep up with the crowds? not sure but they did their best to make things better. note: corkage was 25! most places it's 15 to 20. bit of a shock there.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food and service was outstanding!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/22/2008
    Food and service was outstanding! We have purchase gift cards for friends so they could experience the fun of Arnold Palmer's. We did not get credit for dinner experience. I have already sent e-mail, but no response! Elena Bruns Lomita, CA
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We had a very nice experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/15/2008
    We had a very nice experience. Food was outstanding and service was superb.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and music as usual.
    RAL3
    Dined on 11/15/2008
    Great food and music as usual. The piano player had a great voice and sounded like a 3 piece combo. He never took a break from 8:00pm until midnight!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a great combination
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 11/9/2008
    Always a great combination of great food, good wine and energetic ambience! And pre-dinner putting!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food with good service.
    Jenjen
    Dined on 11/9/2008
    Great food with good service. Not the typical kid friendly scene but very accepting and great with children.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This is one of our favorite
    RiverGirlVIP
    Dined on 10/27/2008
    This is one of our favorite PS restaurants. The good is good basic American cusine. If you are a golfer you will be awed by all of Arny's memorabilia.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This is a great place for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 10/15/2008
    This is a great place for happy hour but it ends when the season starts. The views from the patio are spectacular and the food is very good. Large pours on the wines. There house arnold palmers chard and merlot are relly good. Great value.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The service was terrible.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 10/10/2008
    The service was terrible. Our waitress was rude and unpleasant.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We love this restaurant. It's
    porcheflipflopVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2008
    We love this restaurant. It's always fun in the bar with the live piano, and dining inside or out we've had a great time. It gets loud but that just adds to the vibrance of the place. The food is outstanding, fresh and served with knowledge and skill. I'd highly recommend going if you haven't been!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our waiter (Mike) was excellent..
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/4/2008
    Our waiter (Mike) was excellent.. The hostess (don't know here name) was sub par..Not particularly friendly and didn't know what was going on when we asked about outside seating.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • BEST PORK CHOP I'VE HAD IN
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/4/2008
    BEST PORK CHOP I'VE HAD IN A LONG TIME!!!!!!!!! EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food and wine are reasonable.
    LevloVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2008
    Food and wine are reasonable. Food was well prepared and the service attentive and friendly. If you are into golf memorabilia you'll like that too. Overall a very nice evening. I would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food and service there
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2008
    The food and service there are always excellent. We will definitely come back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We made reservations at Arnold
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/12/2008
    We made reservations at Arnold Palmer's to celebrate our 16th anniversary. When we arrived, the hostess sat us at a tiny, 2 personn table between 2 families with young, loud children. Dont' get me wrong, I love kids, and have 3 of my own, however, when I am celebrating an anniversary at a nice restaurant, I prefer to be around adults only. After insisting, the hostess and busboy finally moved us, but did not do so graciously. Our dinner was fine, but I would not return to or recommend this restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • If you are a golfer you will
    RiverGirlVIP
    Dined on 6/9/2008
    If you are a golfer you will definately love this restaurant. The menu was a surprise -- real home cooking but a twist. There were so many favorites to choose from that we had a difficult time making a decision. We will definately go back the next time we are in Palm Springs. Although there were a number of large groups at the restaurant, they didn't overwhelm the dining room and the service was excellant. What a great experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall the food was "Good,"
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/7/2008
    Overall the food was "Good," but some of it was "Very Good." I thought the wine to be overpriced. I do not understand why the restaurant informed you that I did not show up.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice food, would return
    Richard
    Dined on 6/6/2008
    Very nice food, would return without heisitation. Bar/outdoor area seems nice, will have to go back for that too.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, romantic, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My family had a great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 5/24/2008
    My family had a great experience at Arnold Palmer. The food was fantastic! The steak was awesome, and appertizer too! I haven't had a pork chop that was cooked to perfection like that in a long time. Dodi, the restaurant manager, came by to say 'hello' and showed my daugther and I the putting green, which made my daughter feel very special. My kids love the putting green! The staff were friendly and the service was excellent!!! Highly recommended. In fact I'd told all my friends who were vacationing the same weekend with us to have dinner there the next night.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place, food was enjoyable.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/23/2008
    Nice place, food was enjoyable. Good service and great ambiance. Love the pimento spread with veggies they bring you in the beginning. Beef stroganoff was good but could have used a little more flavor.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Classy restaurant. But overall
    GuidoVIP
    Dined on 5/16/2008
    Classy restaurant. But overall pricey for the quality of the food and relatively boisterous ambience. Wine list is quite good, including wines by the glass.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was a VERY busy restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/3/2008
    This was a VERY busy restaurant but it was pretty. It was very loud and more of an older crowd. Still very interesting for those who love golf.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sandabs were not good!Our
    TaraLVIP
    Dined on 5/2/2008
    Sandabs were not good!Our reservation was at 8pm and we got seated at 10pm!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice, lots of special
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/20/2008
    Very nice, lots of special memorbelia. Really enjoyed that. Confortable, welcoming feeling. Nice menu not over priced, lots of Arnie's personal touches. Only negative was service was very slow to say the least, our table was in a terrable possition that only left servers and patrins about 10" to pass, however manager did notice and took the liberty to assist which was nice. She was friendly and talkative. Our actual server was also nice but seemed too busy, did not offers excuses nor did he appologize. Getting a bottle of sparkilig seem to take an act from god, from busser to server. Manager actually had come back to take our food order. But still overall good experience and would try again and recomend.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate