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About Jackalope Ranch

The Coachella Valley’s newest dining sensation is getting rave reviews from the media and our guests. Over $36M was invested in this unique property! Perennially voted best Bbq in the desert! (Please be advised we do not take reservations for Happy Hour, the Saloon or Palapa (outside bar). No open table credit is earned by guests making reservations and then eating in the bar, saloon or palapa.We cannot guarantee outside seating.)

This finely-crafted lodge on a beautifully landscaped 6.5 acre property offers true Southwestern flavors and classic BBQ dining daily, as well as an indoor saloon, outdoor palapa bar, evening entertainment, and Sunday brunch during the season.

80400 Highway 111
Indio, CA 92201
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Southwest, Barbecue, Mexican / Southwestern

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: We open at 11:30 AM every day; Dinner: Sunday- Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm; Dinner: Friday and Saturday 4:30 - 10:00pm. Sunday Brunch 9 AM-2:30PM

Cross Street:
Jackalope Trail

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 342-1999

Website:
http://www.thejackaloperanch.com/

Entertainment:
Live music every night

Catering:
Please call 760 342-7369 for more information.

Parking Details:
Valet and Public Parking available.

Private Party Facilities:
Look no further, we have it all. Offering private dining ranging from 20-1200 among one of a kind venue features sure to impress.

Private Party Contact:
Special Events Office: (760) 342-1999

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have three private dining rooms, plus three lawn areas and three patios to fulfill your every whim and wish!

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Details
Daily 8:00PM - 11:00PM

Jackalope Ranch Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

3.8

service

3.9

ambience

4.2

value

3.5

Noise

Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (13)
Scenic View (11)
Special Occasion (10)
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Great for Brunch (8)
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Bar Seating (8)
Comfort Food (7)
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Good for Birthdays (6)
Fun (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Good for a Date (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Live Sports (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Authentic (4)
Live Music (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Romantic (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 3 days ago

Special Valentines Day menu. Excellent food. Service was great.

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 (Seattle)·Dined 3 days ago

We arrived early and we were seated early. Great service.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined 3 days ago

Some reltives were in town visiting and we decided to go to Jackalope Ranch because everyone has dinned here before and think it's a fun place. Unfortunately it was also Valentine's day, so the restaurant had a limited menu due to so many reservations (over 500). The patio dining was very fun and the service was also great, especially with so many to wait on. My disappointment was mostly with the limited menu, also the portion control was too severe, everyone left still hungry.

I will return, as I like it there, just not on such a busy day.

Tags: Fun, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 5 days ago

Always a great experience!!! Great drinks and food!

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 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

Great place. Highly recommend especially the sunday brunch.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Boise)·Dined 7 days ago

Our reservation, six people, was for 6:00 PM on a Saturday evening. Parking was difficult because the parking lot was packed. We had to wait about 5 minutes to be seated. The hostess did not have enough menus to seat us immediately. She appeared to be frustrated and certainly was not welcoming. We ordered an appetizer when we ordered drinks. The waiter assured me it would be served well before our meals. Our drinks arrived and still no appetizer. After about 45 minutes, two servers rushed up to our table with the Calamari appetizer, our side salads, AND our main meals. They disappeared as quickly as they arrived. The service was very disappointing. The food was alright but for the price I have certainly had better. We probably won’t be returning very soon.

Tags: Bar Seating, People Watching
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food was very good and plenty of it. Service was excellent. Decor was fun and interesting.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Baby back ribs were very meaty; however, also very dry and tough. The bar-b-que chicken was also very dry. We won't be back. It was very disappointing.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Patio is a must...get there early.

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·Dined on February 8, 2018

We reserved a table outside than found out outside dining was first come first served. ???? Service was ok. Had the BBQ chicken and ribs. Lots of spice on the ribs and too dry. Portion was fair. Chicken was just right.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Fun place. Lovely outdoor gardens with waterfalls. Friendly staff.
Food good though a bit pricey.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Fun
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 6, 2018

One of the best "Happy Hour"food menus we've ever seen. 6 of us in our group, we ordered different items, and we all loved our food!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Service was outstanding. Great food and drink. Allowed 8 of us to get 4 checks without a blink of an eye. Very accommodating.

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We had Brunch this past Sunday and it was a really nice array of foods - everything was very good - I especially liked the turkey & gravy. However, I do wish there had been “something” chocolate - even a chocolate fountain to dip strawberries

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We had a great dinner and very attentive staff. Took two new couples that will go back. A testament to good food and ambience.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 4, 2018

6 of us came for Happy Hour at 5:45 PM. Food was great, inexpensive and a nice venue for all of us. Plenty of options, great menu, we will return

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Fun, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I was very unhappy. My hubby and I sat down, started to look at the menu when the server came over and asked if we wanted a drink. We said yes but weren't sure yet. She proceeded to mention Margarita or our Mojito are both very good. So we each took one. Then looking over the menu we notice the Mojito is a 24 oz mojito for $19!!!!! Slick! My bad for not asking how much before I placed the order. The Margarita was $14. Both were not that great at all. Then when we ordered our food, we ordered the fries with it. She asked us if we wanted seasoned fries or sweet potato or truffle fries. I chose the truffle fries. Guess what - an additional $2.50. Which she never said there was an additional charge. Maybe it was just our waiter - Tina. But she was sly and we were not happy. I don't know if I'd go back there. And I just told some of our friends and they may not either. Anyway - buyer beware!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent waitress, food average. My beverage, vodka on rocks, mucho ice not much liquid. Otherwise all ok.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Been here several times. Always good and fun. Seemed as the food came very quickly.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Business Meals, Great Beer, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 31, 2018

The outside seating is lovely, the food was great. Our wait person was attentive, but not overly so.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Waiter seemed annoyed he had to wait on us at first and then warmed up. The pork chops were really dry and cheery. Pasta dish was ok. Brisket was decent. Cocktails and ambience were great. Maybe skip the food.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 28, 2018

A friend and I had gone for brunch on Sunday and opted for the buffet. The food was great as well as the service but felt it was a bit pricey. I’d go again but it’s not a “regular” for me given the cost.

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Food is mostly BBQ, and it was good. Service was somewhat rushed, but good. The noise level was horrendous; very difficult to carry on a conversation. The noise level will keep me from returning.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Dined here Friday evening to celebrate our family's January birthdays (four of them!). We were a group of 6. This was my first time here; it was recommended by a family friend. Everyone really enjoyed the food and the ambience. The place is large with wonderful inside and outside dining facilities. The bar is spacious with gorgeous woodwork and décor. Outside is beautifully landscaped with waterfalls and gardens.

We had an early dinner inside and took photos outside (the patio was packed and looked liked fun). My husband had the prime rib; the rest of us ordered off the sunset menu (3 courses) - Dad had the BBQ ribs, I had the sea bass, and everyone else had the tri-tip. All was delicious. What made the evening extra special was the superb service we received from our waiter, Lyle. He was personable, attentive, patient (it took awhile for all members to arrive and decide on what to order) and anticipated our requests (always one step ahead of our needs). Lyle truly made the dining experience memorable. Thank you, Lyle!

When we left there was live music on the patio. We really wanted to stay but needed to get home because of early work schedule. We vowed that we will return soon. There are many more items to try on the menu!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Live Sports, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Casual, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Service a little slow

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 22, 2018

All was well!

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Restaurant did great to accommodate us with the exact table we wanted.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We were celebrating a birthday with a party of six. Nice scenery. Service is quite slow. We ordered drinks and then waited 45 minutes for our entrees. We asked our server to check status and he told us be patient as our guys are doing the best they can. The prime rib was over cooked and difficult to cut. They knew our wait was long and gave us a free ice cream. We patiently waited for our waiter to stop by with the check. This was another 15 minute process.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Ambiance was great and our table was ready right away. It was a busy night but our food took over an hour, for the two of us. Food was overpriced for what we got. The only good thing was the atmosphere.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 19, 2018

I have been here 4 times in the past year with company.
On one occasion we waited a half hour just to get a drink in the bar. That same visit customers were walking out because they waited 3 hours for there food! Not good.
Second visit we tried the back area which is the Chop House. My friend wanted to give it another try. Unfortunately the octopus or skid was horrible. And my friend was very disappointed.
I was just recently there again and the Pork chop was so tough that it was like taking a hack saw trying to cut it.
Do not recommend this place for food. The service is poor, they didn’t check back to see how everything tasted. Very unhappy ☹️

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 17, 2018

The setting of this restaurant is outstanding. It is huge inside and rambling outside with beautiful landscaping. Large portions. Know for BBQ ribs and meats.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Service is horrible! I personally will never go back my son wanted bbq for his bday so went here and the service was aweful the ribs are good that’s about it

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 16, 2018

The outside garden with all the water features makes it a wonderful dining spot for the desert. Inside the building, you will feel warm as it is so inviting with rocks and wood use throughout. Don't miss this place.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Casual, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 14, 2018

This is barbecue country. Ribs, chicken are smoked and then drenched in sweet barbecue sauce. There are sides like french fries and cole slaw. Also available are salads and fish and small steaks.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Got together with friends. Great ambiance and the happy hour menu had great selections and very good prices. Plus generous portions. Can't be beat.

Tags: Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We were 4 adults a n 1 child seated in a very noisy bar area. It was 1/2 hr. until we got drinks. My 4 yr old grandson was trying his darnnest to behave and we finally begged the waiter to bring him some food even when we had to wait longer for ours. We were finally some food an hr. and a half after arriving and did not get drink refills until we were almost through with dinner. My baby back ribs were tough and difficult to cut even with the sharp knife. My son in law ordered the brisket combo and they forgot the brisket. Our waiter kept saying they had big parties to serve but honestly I made these reservations a week before for my daughters birthday which the waiter never mentioned. He did give us 2 desserts for having to wait so long. I would have preferred a better location and dinner.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 12, 2018

First time and we took my mom and got a beautiful table on the backyard patio overlooking the incredible grounds. Server was great and we had our drinks, appetizer, and dinner in timely manner. Great ribs...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2018

What a beautiful setting, in the patio much like Hawaii, only missing the ocean..Food was good
Not GREAT, but it was worth the overall experience.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Always a nice selection: carved meats, salads, fresh fruit, shrimp cocktail, omelettes, breakfast meats, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, desserts. Our ONLY food item that was not fantastic was the carved brisket, which was a little dry.
Patio seating is very pleasant with rock waterfall. Inside decor is unique and well done.
Our server and the other wait staff were very attentive - clearing plates quickly, keeping champagne and water filled.
We were of course disappointed that the prices had been raised since the last time we were there. That may explain why they were pretty empty.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This is a great place to watch sports and have lunch.

Tags: Fun, Live Sports, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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