JAX Bar + Dining

4.6
55 Reviews
$30 and under
American
JAX Bar & Dining is a California-style restaurant located in the Clubhouse at Cathedral Canyon Golf Club. Enjoy spectacular mountain and golf course views, California Cuisine, and exceptional service.

JAX menu is California Cuisine with classic grill items and delicious favorites including Bang-bang Shrimp, Smokin' JAX Burger, Fish & Chips, Chicken Piccata, and specialty entrees including Prime Rib served on Fridays and Saturdays

The atmosphere at JAX creates a feeling that you are on vacation every time you come in. Bright new colors throughout and a wonderful new outdoor patio provides an experience pairing with the California style menu. Enjoy beautiful scenery, spectacular mountain and golf course views, wonderful music, and incredible service all while enjoying your meal. The incredible staff will be there to serve all of your dietary needs. All you have to do is come in, sit back and enjoy!

For those entering at the main gate entrance, use code #0000

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 55 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.7
service
4.4
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4.5
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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mkrivelo
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food3service2ambience1

This is among the most uninviting restaurants I have ever been, and the service staff was completely untrained. Definitely would not return.

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PriscillaR
Palm Springs
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to JAX for a rare "date night" on Saturday. The patio ambiance and comfort was lovely and the wait staff friendly and efficient. What was the best was that it was a real Steak House experience without the prices of LG's or Ruth's Chris. I had a great martini and then we both had the rib eye steak with garlic mashed potatoes, and vegetables. What was awesome was not only the quality of the steak, but also that it was finished with butter and herbs and a glaze sauce on the side. The fingerling carrots and asparagus topped the potatoes making an elegant presentation. Go for it!!! Time for all of us to get out the "dining out" clothes, get a little dolled up and have a pre-COVID evening out while still minding all the rules and regulations for safety. It can be done and JAX is just the place.

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KarenR
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Excellent food; the outdoor patio was very nicely decorated. The food was exceptional. The service was slow and not as attentive as would be expected.

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DDDiner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoy going here each time we are in the area. Beautiful sunsets on the patio, good food and friendly servers!

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paulr
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience3

The food is very good, (it has gotten much better), but the service is WAY to slow. Need more servers or a dedicated person for the bar and cocktail/wine service. It is nice to have an adult beverage while one waits for the server to come to the table and take dinner orders. Was happy with the COVID periodicals . Thank you for that.

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vipJanB
Detroit
9 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Much improved menu from last year. We will be back.

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ChristiE
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The Friday fish special was amazing. Would definitely return.

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DickM
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our lunch and will be back for more lunches and dinner. We live in Cathedral Canyon Condos

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PriscillaR
Palm Springs
3 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were on the beautiful patio on a lovely fall evening. I had their Tuna Melt sandwich which was AWESOME! This is not canned tuna slapped on bread! The chef has made this a really memorable comfort food for chilly (at last!) fall days and the sides are fantastic. Cannot recommend JAX strongly enough- great place, great food, great people!!

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PeterR
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Miguel gave us great service! Very convenient for us living in Cathedral Canyon. We eat here at least once a week.

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StephanieC
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious. Portions were a good size and we could tell it was quality food. The restaurant’s outdoor seating and COVID precautions made us feel comfortable eating there. The service was attentive friendly. We are there twice during our 2 day stay at the neighboring Welk Resort.

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AnnB
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was most pleasant and entertaining and the food was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

New server we waited 20 minutes for a drink order. Another 15 minutes were told they were our of baked potatoes another 15 minutes told they were out of the prime rib. Had a very average steak instead. The fish and chips were delicious. Lovely hostess with apologies.

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vipGlenda92264
Los Angeles
83 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Very good fish & chips and fish tacos. Service quite slow. Very nice outdoor dining with view of golf course.

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dinny
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

We ordered the prime rib special--
Huge chuck of greasy, stringy grizzly meat...huge piece...
$30 ....no salad, no soup...
never again.
Even major restaurants offer a small salad or even dessert on their special....

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DianneG
Palm Springs
7 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Always a delight to sit outside on a perfect day and eat while looking at the beautiful mountain view.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We had a very refreshing Caesar salad with grilled chicken. The chicken has good flavorbsnd the romaine is quite crisp and sweet. Our pastrami sandwiches was substantial, tasty with very crisp sweet potato fries. We enjoyed it totally.

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CurtisM
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jax is our goto spot for a relaxing lunch or dinner. The food is very good and is only eclipsed by the exceptional service we have always received from the staff!

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Karen
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The scraping of the metal chairs against the concrete was very irritating. Also the table at the doors is difficult to maintain covid rules because so many people are coming and going through the doors.

Service is exceptional and manager is right on top of correcting people not wearing a mask.

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Donalds
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful views from the patio. Service and food were excellent.

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MichaelY
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The evening was very pleasant. It is a comfortable setting and the food and service was great. Jax has figured out how to make a nice experience under difficult times.

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PriscillaR
Palm Springs
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ended up dining inside with all safety precautions in place. Service by Shayla and Miguel was prompt, friendly, and attentive all evening. Manager Anna Rosa stopped at our table to check that all was well and have a little chat (masked and distanced of course). I and my friend both ordered the fish and chips which came out piping hot and perfectly prepared with good quality fish. An excellent evening and we can't wait for an evening on the patio soon.

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vipwangmeyerhoffer
Palm Springs
67 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our second experience topped our first, and the first was excellent! This is a roomy patio, fully shaded, with misting; we observed tip-top cleaning procedures between dining parties. Food is wonderful – you all must try the Bang Bang Shrimp! Drinks are generous, always a plus. What is truly stellar is the personnel. Service is attentive and highly competent. Management is right in there, helping to bus dishes and bring food to table; it's a great team. You'll feel cherished.

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vipVisitor
Key West
7 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit to Jax, and overall was a great dinning experience. The service was excellent, fish and chips were delicious, fantastic view of the mountains. Dinning was outdoor only and the tables were all safely distanced. We will definitely be back

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vippsrickie
Palm Springs
22 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great find and pleasantly surprised.Food was good,Steak and the Lava Cake was really good.
Will go back.

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LINDAM
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friday night was Prime rib night and it was Great! The shrimp scampi, very taste! Great evening !!

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ARTG
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

no better and safer place to dine outdoors with an incredible view to Mt. San Gorgonio
top of the wash.

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MitchS
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was excellent. Food quality was good and they were very accommodating for special requests. Great cocktails!

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Tiny
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

It was too warm on the patio but no one was inside in the dining area so we had a very nice birthday celebration

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal, loved the environment and the best staff ever!

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Wazzu
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A favorite spot for evening. Good food, great service

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LINDAM
Palm Springs
5 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you haven't tried "JAX" you need to step up! Great view and the mister's are working well.

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DianneG
Palm Springs
8 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside with the new fan and misters. Lovely evening. Taco Tuesday offers variety of Mexican dishes that were all good. Thanks Shayla, Anna Rosa and the wonderful chef too.

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vipSocalGal
Los Angeles
56 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience2

This was our first visit to JAX. We were seated in the corner by the giant fan but understand the limited seating situation. Our server was pleasant and efficient and the food was good.

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vipJosephW
San Francisco
62 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Great pool side ambience. Wonderful staff. Great cocktail menu. Limited menu...mostly appetizers and four main entree selection

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DianneG
Palm Springs
8 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was chicken and waffles night and the chef did not disappoint. We sat on the patio that now has a fan and misters. Very nice. Sun went behind mountains at about 6:30 so it was comfortable. Big thanks to Shayla and Anna Rosa.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
6 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service in this outdoor Corona day...and food quite good..I was pleasantly surprised

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vipKenny
Mississippi
17 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, and loved the fan and generous misting system.

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LupeM
San Diego
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Limited menu but delicious food!

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DianneG
Palm Springs
8 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Wish we didn’t have to sit outside in this heat, but at least we got to dine out! Thanks Shayla!

FAQs

JAX Bar + Dining offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (760) 328-6572.

JAX Bar + Dining is rated 4.6 stars by 55 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.