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About Arnold Palmer's Restaurant

Arnold Palmer's Restaurant features Progressive American cuisine, including fresh seafood, steaks, and some of Arnie's great comfort foods superbly prepared by Chef Matthew Briggs. 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. Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday in Arnie’s Pub starting at 8pm featuring Will Donato & The Art of Sax sets the atmosphere for guests to enjoy an exciting dining and entertainment experience. The extensive newly remodeled patio offers live entertainment Tuesday through Saturday featuring Mark Linford and stunning views of the Santa Rosa Mountains.

78164 Avenue 52
La Quinta, CA 92253
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Happy Hour
Daily 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Washington Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 771-4653

Website:
http://www.arnoldpalmersrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Various local artists perform nightly in Arnie's Pub.

Parking Details:
We offer both valet and self-service parking.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Join us for a pre-fixe Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017. Reservations available from 2:30pm-7:30pm; $54.95 per adult and $34.95 per child 14 & under. For more information please visit our website at www.arnoldpalmersrestaurant.com

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us for a New Years Eve Celebration! We offer two reservation packages for this event that include: A 3 course menu for $65 per person (Salad Entree & Dessert only.) Or a 4 course menu with live music, dancing, party favors and a champagne toast for $95 per person.

Arnold Palmer's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (26)
Good for Birthdays (25)
Special Occasion (22)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (21)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Casual (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Comfort Food (14)
Live Music (13)
Good for Groups (12)
Romantic (12)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Authentic (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Business Meals (9)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Fun (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Cozy (7)
Scenic View (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Live Sports (5)
Disabled Access (3)
Healthy (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 4, 2014

The food was well prepared but not imaginative. The service was not worthy of a $$$$ priced restaurant.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on April 4, 2014

Food was excellent but very pricey. Didn't have time to view the "Arnold Palmer" memorabilia but will definitely go back to imbibe and look at it all.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on April 4, 2014

This was an excellent dining experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 3, 2014

I've eaten here every time we visit the area. Food is consistently good. I recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a very nice setting with good food!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on April 2, 2014

With so many visitors drawn to the Palm Springs valley for golf, a trip to Arnold Palmer's restaurant is a treat...not only for great food and drink but the tremendous amount of memoribilia. It's a wonderful tribute to one of the greats of all sports.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on April 1, 2014

I will say the food was very good and the service we received from our waitress was excellent. It was where and how we were sat at our table. We arrived 15 minutes early and told our table wasn't ready and to wait in the bar. We didn't want a drink so we stood over to the side. From there we could see empty tables in a side dining room. At exactly our reservation time we were taken to the worst table in the side dining room. When asked if there was something in the main room, we were told no and not very nicely. We weren't even offered another table in that room or on the patio. All I got to see was a service area where they left the swinging doors open so I could see all the glasses. We won't be back.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 31, 2014

AP's is a tastefully appointed resturant with terrific food and service. We've eaten there several times and will vista again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 27, 2014

A must visit while in the Indian Wells area to see the classic memorabilia of great golfer Arnold Palmer. It is like a museum and a neat to look at everything. The food was delicious. Try the lobster bisque, my husband still raves about it. Top notch service. Visit the putting green outside and putt for a bit. Outdoor seating available and a nice setting.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on March 25, 2014

Excellent food and service in a unique setting. Always enjoy our dinning experience there.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 25, 2014

Portions large and delicious. Had Arnie's Meatloaf and a friend has the Prime Rib. Excellent!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 24, 2014

We were with visiting relatives and the restaurant was quiet enough for us to talk and enjoy ourselves. Food was delicious

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 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 ,

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 23, 2014

To their credit they didn't charge us for the one dinner

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 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

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 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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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 18, 2014

We always have dinner here when visiting the area. We sat outside and it was wonderful. Food delicious and service good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 12, 2014

Had a great dinner with a group of friends!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 5, 2014

Beautiful rooms filled with Arnies memorabilia. Great for special occasions or when you want a delicious meal with perfect service!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 5, 2014

Expensive but not exceptional. Service was great, food was not exceptional but pricey.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 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.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 1, 2014

Thank you. Always a fabulous dining experience!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 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!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 28, 2014

Drank Arnold Palmer wine and enjoyed a great prime rib...one of the best ever.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 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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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 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!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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