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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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3.7

Overall Rating

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food

3.7

service

3.8

ambience

4.2

value

3.4

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Casual (13)
Scenic View (13)
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Special Occasion (12)
Comfort Food (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Fun (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Great for Brunch (8)
Good for a Date (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Live Music (5)
Live Sports (5)
Romantic (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Authentic (4)
People Watching (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Business Meals (2)
Cozy (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Seasonal (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 17 hours ago

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

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 (Portland)·Dined 2 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.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 3 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.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 3 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.

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·Dined 3 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

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Casual
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 4 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

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 4 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.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 4 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.

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·Dined 4 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!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 4 days ago

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

Tags: People Watching, Comfort Food, Fun, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Healthy, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Scenic View
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 (Manitoba)·Dined 4 days ago

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

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

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.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined 6 days ago

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

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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

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

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 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 on February 12, 2018

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

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 11, 2018

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 on February 10, 2018

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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2018

Patio is a must...get there early.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 7, 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 5, 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 3, 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 3, 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 2, 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 1, 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 January 31, 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 30, 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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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2018

I ordered the pork chop. It was so tough that I had difficulty cutting it with a steak knife. Hate to see such a unique restaurant serve bad food.

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 27, 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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 (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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