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Jackalope Ranch

1758 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining (15)
  • Casual (14)
  • Special Occasion (13)
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Southwest, Barbecue, Mexican / Southwestern
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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
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Phone number
(760) 342-1999
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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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.
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Private party contact
Special Events Office: (760) 342-1999
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Please call 760 342-7369 for more information.
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Cross street
Jackalope Trail
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Parking details
Valet and Public Parking available.
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Live music every night
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Special events & promotions
We have three private dining rooms, plus three lawn areas and three patios to fulfill your every whim and wish!
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


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Daily 8:00PM - 11:00PM

What 1758 People Are Saying
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3.7  based on recent ratings
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vipBoomer (Palm Springs)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

The absolute hands down patio experience in the desert...when the sun is shining it cant be beat! Great service and the food was very good...will definitely be back.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great food, good service. Looking forward to going back!

RueEnd (Palm Springs)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

It's ok. Beautiful place. Boring menu. Terrible red wine glasses.

Sueanne (Portland)
2.0  Dined 5 days ago

I wouldn’t go here again. The hostesses were very unfriendly and bordered on rude. The younger ones were too busy talking to each other to answer a question. Our server told us that the pork chop was dry. I got the chicken, it was dry as well. The seafood pasta came like warm and the brisket was more fat than meat. While our server was friendly, she didn’t come to the table very often. We had to ask a bus person for our check. Poor service and very mediocre food that was not inexpensive.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined 5 days ago

Love dining at the Jackalope, just don't visit during holiday weekends. We were there the weekend after Valentine's Day which also happens to be President's Day weekend. The restaurant was extremely busy. The service in the restaurant was less then acceptable. The food ordered was not prepared as ordered, or the wrong item, and it was served 45 minutes after it was ordered! The waitress did not care anymore.
The saving grace was that Maria Aguilar in the bar, she worked like crazy to make the visit in the bar very good.

vipDJcdm (Orange County)
1.0  Dined 6 days ago

We’ve used open table for years with great success and this was our first AWFUL experience. It should be taken off their list of restaurant options. We arrived 5 minutes before our reservation time and they said it would be a 30 minute wait. Food took 45 minutes to arrive AFTER we ordered it. The order was delivered wrong. Waitress had an “eye rolling“ attitude about the mixup. This place is just not open table quality.

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

From ordering our meal to bringing it took more than an hour, not even bread was provided, our server was even embarrassed and said they were just too busy.

When the meal arrived, 3 of our 4 meals were wrong. Not to mention cold.

The spot was terribly noisy and management non responsive

Terrible, embarrassing evening.

4.0  Dined 6 days ago

The service was a little slow. and when our drinks came, the glasses were dirty. Waitress forgot to come back with clean glasses

vipEliza (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

They were absolutely fabulous on a very busy night, and made room for us. Our waiter went out of his way to accommodate us when the kitchen got behind. Great experience, delicious food

OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
1.0  Dined 6 days ago

Food took too long to arrive. However, waiter warned us when we ordered the kitchen was way behind. Dinners arrived and were stone cold. Ribs tasted like hot dogs with BBQ sauce. 6 out of our 7 dinners were inedible. We have been several times in the past but might be discouraged to go again.

2.0  Dined 7 days ago

Reserved a table for 8 inside, barley 6 adults fit they want 2 adults to sit on bar stools at the end of the table, they moved our group outside and had to ask them to move heaters to stay warm. After waiting for 45 minutes, one of our guest finally went and asked were our dinner was, it finally arrived after waiting for over an hour, my pork ribs were only warm and my fully loaded baked potato arrived on a side plate uncut and barely any condiments, my wife and friends wife ordered the prime rib, they both arrived ice cold, not even warn and the vegetables were not cooked. Another friends wife ordered a salad, she said it looked like left overs from someone else salad. The manager arrived with the bill ad tried to apologize for the poor service and barley took 10% of the bill off. We have a number of friends that travel to Palm Springs over the winter season, I will tell everyone to stay away from the Jackalope Ranch!

vipOpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

We sat by an indoor fireplace and I think our server forgot us. We ordered and waited a long long time for our order. As an afterthought our waitress brought 2 glasses of complimentary wine- not sure what it was it was very bad and we didn’t drink it. We had 6 in our party and I do not think anyone was impressed by the food or the service. We decided that this is our last visit to The Jackalope.

snowbirdIllinois (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Good food, really great waitress (Megan), outside seating very nice!

Dopds (Manitoba)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Great meal, great service and even the parking staff were very friendly/

vipDineoutqueen (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The ribs were good but portion was not as large as we expected for the price. The seafood pasta was ok but smelled s little fishy. The wine was good by the glass but a smaller glass than needed for s red wine. Service was adequate. We thought that green vegetable should have been offered as a side. Barbecue sauce on side might have helped too. Everything about the express adequate. Nothing special.

OpenTable Diner (Edmonton)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

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

OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

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

Roger (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

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.

OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

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

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great place. Highly recommend especially the sunday brunch.