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
31 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (15)great for outdoor dining (12)neighborhood gem (12)good for groups (7)notable wine list (6)fit for foodies (5)romantic (4)vibrant bar scene (4)scenic view (3)late-night find (2)kid-friendly (1)great for brunch (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • This is one of my favorite
    lovagreatsteak
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    This is one of my favorite restaurants in the Coachella Valley. The food was very good and the service excellant. The only thing that could have improved the evening would have been to meet Mr. Palmer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect 44th Anniversary
    44thAnniv
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    Arnold Palmer's was the perfect location for our 44th anniversary. Everyone from bar staff, to hostess to wait staff made the occasion mmemorable.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent food and service
    DennyKVIP
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    Excellent food and service in a unique setting. Always enjoy our dinning experience there.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food & Ambience
    pbnelson
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    Portions large and delicious. Had Arnie's Meatloaf and a friend has the Prime Rib. Excellent!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • able to talk
    msmaven
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    We were with visiting relatives and the restaurant was quiet enough for us to talk and enjoy ourselves. Food was delicious
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The restaurant was quiet,
    foodtodie4VIP
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    The restaurant was quiet, service was excellent and the prime rib and rack of lamb cooked to perfection. I would recommend this restaurant for special occasions. I appreciated the server brought our split salad in separate plates. The quality and presentation of food was superb ,
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • To their credit they didn't
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    To their credit they didn't charge us for the one dinner
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very nice Sunday evening dinner
    jwrocVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    we were in a very comfortable booth arrangement...most of the restaurant is regular tables...had reservation, they were ready for us...very good food and service at reasonable price
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Golfer's paradise
    Mrsh
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    To dine surrounded by memorabilia of one of golf's legends, enhances any evening experience. And, the food and service are outstanding. The bar scene is upbeat with live music and a good crowd. Arrive early before your reservation, which I highly recommend, and sit at the bar around the fireplace and enjoy the music and all the paintings and pictures of Arnold Palmer. There's a Leroy Neimann and the iconic green jacket framed in one of the dining rooms. If you want to dine outside, you need to call them directly in advance and let them know after you've made your reservation on Open Table. In two weeks, we ate here three times and always found something new and good to try.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Experience
    Desertsdiner
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We enjoyed expert service paired with top quality food. The atmosphere is very pleasant with outside dining. The staff is enthusiastic and engaging. We were 6 friends enjoying the competent wine list which enhanced our food choices that included scallops, meat loaf, and lamb. All diners complimented their meal choices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A genuine disappointment, sadly
    Stormyone
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    From all the hype, and as much as I respect the great Arnold Palmer's golfing career I feel this restaurant is overrated. To view the great collection of his golf photos and memoirs is impossible,even if the dining area were not so dark. Our waiter and the service were good. Food gets a mixed review. Prime rib and the sole were fine; the lamb chops awful. They were ordered medium rare and came up medium to medium well--not even slightly pink. Even worse was the rest of a bunch of tasteless glop that could not be identified by anyone at our table. I don't mind in the least paying $38 for lamb but this dish--be ashamed. On this basis I cannot recommend The restaurant to others.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful!
    MartyVIP
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    We always have dinner here when visiting the area. We sat outside and it was wonderful. Food delicious and service good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I think the outside area would
    cannotrecommend
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    I think the outside area would have improved the ambience. We found the food to be OK. We found there are other restaurants in the area that provide better food and better ambience at the same or better cost.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Golfer's Paradise
    WheresdessertVIP
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    The food was great, the service was amazing and my golfer husband loved all of the Arnie Palmer memorabilia. Great outdoor area off of the bar if you prefer to sit outside. The live music in the bar was great but ended at 9:30.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chilean sea bass was very
    Sajam
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Chilean sea bass was very good as were the ribs. The Pork Chops (three people ordered) were very dry. order them medium rare if you go and they may come out medium. Good service but very loud.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great for golfers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    If you are a fan of Arnold Palmer and golf memorabilia, then you will be interested in this restaurant. The food is nothing special especially considering the prices. The service was slow to begin with but improved over the evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Better than ever
    EllieLVIP
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    I have dined at Arnold Palmers restaurant many times. This was one of my best experiences. The food was incredible (sea bass). Best I ever had. Service was excellent. We refer to the restaurant as a "museum with great food.". it lived up to all expectations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor service compunds poor steak
    Unhappydiner
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Not being informed that specials were available, my wife ordered a beef filet done medium rare, but charred on the outside. It was extremely dry.and tasteless, although it looked nice and pink. She sent it back, and when a new steak was presented, it also was dry and tasteless. When she asked to send this one back, the waiter indicated that although one should be able to char the steak without drying it out, the chef had argued with him that the reason for the first dry tasting steak was the charring. Why in the world the waiter did not warn us that the second steak would also likely come out dry is beyond me. So after having waited 15 minutes for the second steak, she declined a third attempt. Not even a complimentary desert was offered.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Arnold Palmer's restaurant
    gchris
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Arnold Palmer's restaurant in LaQuinta may be a long drive for many of my friends but well worth it. I had the pork chop and still can''t figure out how they cooked it so perfectly, medium rare, all the way through. It had to be 3" thick!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fireside warmth
    foodie
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed a lovely meal here on our last night in Palm Desert. The ambience and service at this restaurant was lovely. We arrived early to have a drink and listen to the live music in the lounge area before per dinner . Staff were attentive and personable. We will return on our next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We made reservations at the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    We made reservations at the last minute and got a great table outside. Our waiter was Pablo who was a knowledgeable and professional server. The dinner was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We were a group of 8 and were
    GoodFoodLoverVIP
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    We were a group of 8 and were accommodated. Every meal was raved about and they varied from appies to beef stroganoff to sea bass. We had sat in the lounge for a drink waiting for our group to arrive and really enjoyed the 2 musicians - although they could have turned the columns down a couple of notches for the size of room.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beautiful rooms filled with
    Jane
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    Beautiful rooms filled with Arnies memorabilia. Great for special occasions or when you want a delicious meal with perfect service!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expensive but not exceptional.
    David
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    Expensive but not exceptional. Service was great, food was not exceptional but pricey.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great experience!
    frazier1
    Dined on 3/4/2014
    We sat outside and are we glad we did. So charming and romantic. I had the filet and it was done to perfection. My spouse had the lamb and said it was by far the best he had ever had. We visit the Palm Desert area every year and we will return to Arnie's place every time we are in town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Impressed
    Happy2dine
    Dined on 3/4/2014
    This was my first time to the restaurant and I was impressed. The ambiance is fabulous. Loved the outdoor heaters. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about the wines. Great to walk around and see all the memorabilia. My only complaint is...the servings are way to large and the food is too good to leave any on the plate.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a pleasure
    Delicious
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    We do not get to the area often, but when we are in Palm Springs we entertain at the restaurant and are never disappointed. We loved the food, atmosphere and service. Thank you for a pleasurable meal/experience!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Drank Arnold Palmer wine and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Drank Arnold Palmer wine and enjoyed a great prime rib...one of the best ever.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average food and overpriced.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    Average food and overpriced. You would have to upgrade to make it in Chicago. People were very friendly and helpful but my steak was a disappointment. ArnoldPalmer was one of my hero's.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Pork Chop!
    slfamilyVIP
    Dined on 2/25/2014
    My husband had the pork chop at the recommendation of the waitress -- he claims it was the best pork chop he has ever had -- and he has had many! Sat inside, which was quieter than outside -- nice since it was "date night" for us. Our waitress knew the menu well and made good suggestions…I had the scallops, which were huge along with giant asparagus which were very tender. Homemade coconut cream pie is amazing. Also had a cocktail in the outside "pub" room -- which is tucked away and very few people know its there (I shouldn't even be telling anyone to keep it private) -- great service from the bartender!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very crowded and quite loud.
    seattlefoodie
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Very crowded and quite loud. It really impacted our enjoyment of the evening. There is a lovely patio which was full- it would have been a much better place to eat than the inside dining area. Endless pictures of Arnold Palmer if you are a fan- otherwise...too much. Varied menu with high prices- the food was fine- not memorable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Arnold did not disappoint us!
    Colesy
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    We had a terrific dining experience at Arnold Palmer's Restaurant. The food, service and decor were just what we needed for a birthday celebration! Our waitress was very attentive and was on top of every request. We loved seeing all of the photos of Arnie and his green jacket. The food was excellent! Our friend ordered Arnie's meatloaf, another the chicken, and I had the sea bass. Great food, great cosmos, great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Arnie's place
    Luvtheterrace
    Dined on 2/17/2014
    Warm sprawling restaurant chock-filled with photos and souvenirs of Arnold Palmer. Good menu, good food, a bit pricey. Nice staff. Should have booked earlier to get a table outside, but we had an enjoyable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A great experience!
    Mlms
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Enjoyed having the live entertainment in the bar area while we waited for our table. Interesting memorabilia on the walls. Our outside dining table was in a place where we couldn't hear other tables. Arnold Palmer was dining that evening-an added memory!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is old fashioned and good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We got stuck in the same smaller room as we had the last time we visited...make sure you phone in your reservation and insist on outdoor sitting which looks very nice
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely Valentine's Day Dining
    ELENA
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Our group had a lovely Valentine's Day dinner at Arnold Palmer's, one of our favorite quiet restaurants. Two of us enjoyed the scallops served with risotto and asparagus spears - truly delicious and outstanding scallops! Another enjoyed lobster and filet mignon, another pot roast and the other lobster mac and cheese. Salads and french onion soup excellent. For dessert two of us had Arnold's favorite ice cream - three scoops of vanilla covered with fresh berries and chocolate liquor - delicious! One had the key lime pie which was - I am sad to report - the worst key lime pie ever. The filling was like a lime gelatin...The waitress took it off our bill. Overall, we enjoyed the food and evening and we will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always a favorite
    colohunter
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    We come to the Palm Springs area every year and Arnold Palmer's is always on our list of restaurants to visit. They never disappoint. The food is great and the service is attentive and sincere. We have a few favorites restaurants that we hit every year and this year, Arnold's came out on top. Keep up the good work and we'll see you next year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Real Treat
    Mark
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    My wife and I went to Arnold Palmers to celebrate my birthday. It was our first time there and hopefully will not be our last. The restaurant was very nice without being stuffy and pretentious. Our waitress Bianca was delightful and the food was off the chart. We eat out often - at our own club and at nicer restaurants at home - but don't remember the last time we enjoyed a meal like this. Our timing was slightly off since we missed Arnie by only an hour or two. Now that would have been a real treat.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expected better
    Val1942bir
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    Food was not hot when brought to table. Waiter seemed too busy to really pay much attention to our needs, although pleasant enough. Never got coffee that we requested.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was terrific, the
    Lovetoeat
    Dined on 2/12/2014
    The food was terrific, the ambiance wonderful and the chance encounter with Mr. Palmer himself was terrific and unforgettable! An all around memorable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.