Arnold Palmer's Restaurant
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Arnold was my friend and I miss him dearly. I do not get out to the Palm Springs area much anymore, but my wife and I discovered The La Quinta Inn and we agreed to how relaxing it was to get away and spend some time together.
I have been to Arnold Palmer's before but was too early for dinner (we should have waited, but my buddy had to get back to his wife).
As you enter this place, immediately you are in AWE... There are pictures everywhere. After you check in turn around and look as you walk toward the dining area to the right and tell me what you think of that one! I CRIED all the way to my seat and it took a while before I could read my menu. That picture embodies the whole man that Arnold was in one shot! It is truly amazing!
Anyway my wife and I were quite shocked at the outdoor space and how large it was and with lots of heaters (COLD in the winter). The food was as you would expect for The King. Oh, but PABLO our waiter? My newfound friend Pablo... I asked Pablo if I could get a bottle of wine to go and he said yes. The next question was, "Even this one? (pointing to the 90th birthday Cabernet Sauvignon) He brought it to our table immediately and it was the last one. I read people and he was telling me the truth. I am so proud to have this in my collection. I couldn't hug Pablo, but he knew I wanted to. Dinner? Wine? Ambience? Live music with a guy who was reading my mind with each ensuing song? I mean it was nirvana...
This really set the mood for my golf the next day at Thunderbird Country Club (from the Ryder Cup Tees!). I played like he was there with me. Accountability and Purpose!
The Golf Dr
Great Food! Everything came on time. Wines we also good. Last night they were open before the December lockdown. We will be back!
What an amazing venue and dining experience! We had an amazing time! The food was excellent, the guitar musician outstanding and the service staff caring and attentive. We are sad that they had to close due to CA mandates. We will be back!
Everything was perfect. Thank you!!
My fiancé and I have had the privilege of dining 3 times (as a couple and with friends) at AP’s over the past year and each visit has been wonderful from the time we entered until we left.
The wait staff has always been exceptional and the live music provided for the guests is the icing on the cake for a memorable dining experience.
Great atmosphere. Nice live music selection without being too loud as long as you are not sitting too close. Good food selection and always tasty. Quiet enough to visit with friends. Wine pricey.
Not enough heaters to eat in comfort
The food and staff were wonderful. I will definitely be coming back.
The Sea Bass was delicious and perfectly cooked. Everyone at our table ordered something different and they all were VERY happy with their meals. Our waiter was also fabulous which made the evening even more special.
It was an amazing experience! The restaurant is so beautiful. A perfect date night before my fiancé deploys.
Best outdoor setting around. Live music. Staff, service and food over the top. Great.
food and service great. our server, Amanda was fantastic. Great dining experience
This is my husband and I’s favorite restaurant. We drive about an hour and a half just to eat there. The food is always delicious the patio is beautiful. Such a wonderful evening.
Enjoyed our meal and patio music!!
I highly recommend Arnold Palmers. The outdoor seating area is very special with great musical entertainment We are never disappointed with the food.
Always enjoyed our dining experience at your restaurant,especially the wonderful live musician who can play anything from Spanish guitar to Boda nova,to beautiful oldies, he really is a wonderful addition to your ambience and we enjoy he tremendously! 💞
Ambiance is a amazing as the food! The butter cake is delicious!
the service was less than I expected!
our waiter was good & efficient, but we got lost in the shuffle as the restaurant was slammed! we had to ask for silverware then bread and butter and often times we had to signal to the waiter & busser for other items!
the food was superb!
Music a nice addition.
I would return perhaps next time
during the week!
Patio was amazing! Food was fantastic!
They had music too.
Great experience as always. We made a mistake on the time of arrival, my fault totally, but the hostess and Manager stepped up and took great care of us. Many Thanks!
The overall experience was excellent. The patio dining ambiance was beautiful.
We had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner at Arnie’s Thursday evening. The patio is a great place to have dinner and the service and food were great. We needed to have our table changed to a more protected area and they worked with us to make sure we had a good table and were happy and we were! We go to Arnie’s whenever we are in the area (which is often) and we love it!
It was a great dinner but was ruined by the fact that our $200 gift certificate from our friends was not located. We ended up having to pay ourselves for what was suppose to be a gift! We had to spend most of our meal trying to contact our friends to try and prove we had a gift certificate which was embarrassing and kinda ruined our nice meal. Our friends didn’t appreciate it either.
We’ve been sent a copy of the certificate but a little late.
We’ve eaten at Arnold’s quite a few times and always enjoy it.
But we were not happy with this visit.
The view is great on the happy hour patio. Service was friendly and wonderful. Food and music were great. Our Thanksgiving meal was delightful.
fantastic dinner was had by all, it was my hubands dinner and we had a great time
Always love Arnold Palmer’s and we eat there every trip.
Great experience as usual. The outside patio just keeps getting better and very good adherence to Covid protocols.
great food and service. wonderful outdoor ambiance. looking forward to returning in the near future
Food and staff great. Service was average. Asked for a glass of wine when dinner was over and our waiter who said he was manager said we had to leave since they needed the table. Disappointing since we are regulars.
Outstanding in all respects.
The ambience was delightful and the food was great! Positive vibes all around with a talented live musician.
The food, the ambiance was amazing the service was wonderful! Thank you!
Arnie’s is always a treat! The food and service are perfection. The outdoor patio and live music can’t be beat.
And the cocktails are the best!
Food and service were great. In this age of COVID we only felt marginally safe. Even though outdoors they pack a lot of people in there. We’ll go back next year.
Ribs Appetizer was fantastic. Branzino was excellent, Sea Bass was very good, but the best of them all was the coconut cream pie! Couple that with the spectacular outdoor setting and the alway phenomenal guitar player and it’s a special place to spend an anniversary (or any other pleasant weather night)
Food and service unbeatable.
The patio in the evening is wonderful! We very much enjoyed our dinners however without appetizers or wine (entrees and 3 desserts and 7 cocktails) our bill was about $600 for just 5 people, which I felt was quite high.
Very disappointed in the food, my steak was so tough/chewy I couldn’t eat it all and my dates salmon over cooked. Only good thing was they took steak off the check.
Arnold Palmer's Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 2240 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.