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Rams Hill

4.5
96 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
The Rams Hill Clubhouse in Borrego Springs features an incredible wine list, great food and extraordinary al fresco dining on our patios and from your own private hillside dining terrace, all with magnificent views of the Santa Rosa Mountains.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Californian
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Hours of operation
Daily 7:00 am–8:00 pm
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Phone number
(760) 767-3500
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jeremy Manley
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Private party contact
Front Desk: (760) 767-3500
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Yaqui Pass
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Entertainment
Live Entertainment throughout the season. Please check our webpage for performance schedules and information
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Special events & promotions
Rams Hill with it's panoramic views offers a beautiful backdrop for weddings and special events up to 200. Call our Event Coordinators at (760)767-3500 to find out more.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 96 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.5
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4.1
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

This is the second time I've celebrated my birthday here. Breakfast & dinner on either side of a fabulous round of golf--unhurried, quiet, & no pressure! The food was so good we went back for dinner the next night. 'nuf said!

After dinner we sat in the garden (see pic) enjoying an after dinner drink while watching the stars & being bathed in a warm desert breeze. This is a designated dark zone to maximize the stargazing opportunities.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

We had such a wonderful experience at Ram's Hill! We read some poor reviews regarding eating indoors (large TV, noisy), so we requested outdoor seating. It was a cold and very windy evening, but they set us up on their outdoor patio, and made it perfect! We were shielded from the wind by large glass windows, the overhead heaters were turned on, and best of all, we were given blankets to drape over ourselves! It was warm and cozy, and so beautiful overlooking the gorgeous golf course. On to the food. We had the chicken wings, delicious and served with a nice apple and cucumber salad to start. One of us has the filet, cooked perfectly and very tasty. The ither entree was Scallops served with an amazing Saffron sauce. These were flawless! Had apple cobbler and espresso cream puffs for dessert. Everything was delicious, and our server, Alexandria, was top notch! Would come back in an instant! Also, if you sit at the bar with the TV, it will be in your face, but, the rest of the inside tables were well spaced and away from it, it wouldn't have been an intrusive disruptor if we had sat inside. Either way, you should make it a point to come here, the experience was a highlight of our trip!

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Stunning location. The view of Borrego valley is beautiful! The restaurant is well appointed and maintained. We dined on the outdoor patio and it’s such a lovely spot. A great wine selection, but unfortunately our meal was sadly not what might be expected of this establishment. The salad was not bad, but neither of us found our entrees to be that good. Hopefully the menu and preparation will improve. The service was very good. We’ll definitely give this another try!

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

A good time with old friends celebrating 2 birthdays Thanks..

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Food and view were spectacular. Waitstaff seemed to cater more to locals/owners. Little folow-up and did not bring item requested.

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3.0Dined on March 19, 2018

our previous experience was terrific, but the service this time was very poor. We were completely neglected and served flat Prosecco two times. We ended up getting our own water pitcher and bringing it to the table. And our server was somewhat surly. Amazing views good food may try it again

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2.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We have been visiting Borrego Springs for over 50 years and Rams Hill had always been our "go to" restaurant for special occasions so when we planned to return to Borrego for the first time in about 5 years, with special friends from Norway, we immediately booked our reservation for our Saturday night Farewell dinner. What a disappointing experience! First, we were seated right in front of the TV in the bar, with the NCAA basketball games on. We asked about sitting in the dining room but were told that because the restaurant was so empty, they were not seating diners there. The menu was much more limited than we recalled and the food was a mishmash of presentation, with only mediocre flavors. The whole experience made us very sad, and frustrated as we had made such a special point of driving all the way out there. I hope management will do something to bring Rams Hill dining back to its former luster but in the meantime, for the near future, we will not be dining out there, or recommending it.

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Food was mediocre. Frozen guacamole, overdressed salad, and mediocre New York streak (better steak from Von's and cook it yourself). Service was very friendly.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Lovely restaurant with great food and service

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Excellent view combined with delicious food. The servers went out of their way to make our stay special and comfortable. The atmosphere was contemporary , clean, and inviting without being stuffy. The menu has a wide selection to make most happy (something for everyone). We never felt rushed nor ignored. Highly recommended. Considering this location is really in the middle of almost “nowhere” , it is really a jewel of the desert.
Great job !

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4.0Dined on February 28, 2018

As usual, Chef Jeremy is a Master in the kitchen! Great for him to have the new restaurant in Borrego as well as the restaurant in Wynola.

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Four of us are visiting Borrego Springs and were looking for a nice dinner out. This place was the only one we found advertised for fine dining. We were surprised the dining area is actually part of the bar of a clubhouse with a big screen TV hovering over our table. The server was pleasant enough but rushed us through our meal. That said, the food was good. Their stuffed chicken special was actually delicious, the scallops pretty good, and the fish special was okay but the spices overpowered the red snapper. The shrimp cocktail and house salad were just okay. The prices are pretty steep for the area and the atmosphere. It was a Thursday night but there weren’t many diners. They do have a nice wine selection.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Always a great meal! Very professional and accommodating staff.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The new chef is excellent. Loved the Brussels sprouts, salmon and the terrific dessert

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Seated outside, with a nice warm heater, looking at the majestic mountains and gorgeous landscaping of Ram's Hill golf course, eating spectacular food, Amanda, our wonderful, attentive server - a magical evening. Will be back next year.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Alexandria was great. Very helpful and knowledgeable about menu items. Pleasant personality as well.

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4.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Excellent quesadilla, chili and salads. The flatiron steak was not as good.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

What a venue.... and wonderful meal. Can’t wait to go back!

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Spectacular patio & grounds.
Great service.
Here for a light meal.

Excellent meaty chili w good crusty bread.
The chopped salad wasn't chopped---like a bland Caesar, so was disappointing.

The dessert--a salted caramel cheesecake was worth coming for!

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Had lunch on the veranda overlooking the golf course. The view is stunning...mountains in the distance, beautiful landscaping, well groomed course. Food was great as was the service. We will return.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

My friend and I enjoyed the restaurant immensely. Our server was attentive and had great recommendations for wine and appetizers. We had the two entree specials, the prime rib and the pistachio-crusted halibut. We shared the two entrees 50:50 and both were delicious, with the halibut being exquisitely prepared. The sides were appetizing and went well with the entrees. The wine list was extensive and we found a wine that we greatly enjoyed.
That evening there was delightful live music. Coko Brown, solo voice and electric guitar, provided an eclectic, mellow and upbeat mix of '60s, '70s and '80s popular, folk, and soft rock covers by artists such as Joni Mitchell, Elton John, Tom Petty, Cat Stevens, Carole King, and Sting. Her lovely voice and melodic guitar accompaniment were enjoyed by the nearly full dining room of guests that Friday evening. In addition, her artistic flare was reflected in the Native American style custom paint job that she displayed on her beautiful guitar. We definitely hope to return to Ram's Hill again in the near future.

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4.0Dined on January 26, 2018

All 8 of us had fresh fish and it was moist and delicious. The service great and attentive. We sat inside but when the weather is warmer sitting outside on the patio is our favorite place to dine at Rams Hill.
The view is spectacular of the 18th hole and lake.

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2.0Dined on January 16, 2018

Overpriced for the food received. Great setting, nice and quiet ambience if you don't mind paying more for decent yet average preparation of food. The dessert was very good, though.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

The clubhouse dining at Rams Hill is a great experience with a million dollar view!

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4.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Adequate for price. Steak was great. Other food adequate, not amazing. Service was exceptional for dinner. Great breakfast.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food, service, and beautiful mountain views from the Ram's Hill Clubhouse above the Boreggo Valley.

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5.0Dined on December 19, 2017

Finally in Borrego Springs, we have an elegant place to eat for Special Occasions and everyday dining. Elegant for New Year Eve, great food and wine, great service. Greeted by a lovely staff. One feels welcome. Happy to eat there any time.

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4.0Dined on December 3, 2017

We love the views, the outdoor seating, and the nice people who work there; however, we feel the prices are much too high for what one receives. We save our outings to Ram's Hill for only very special occasions. And we choose menu items carefully.

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2.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Two Thanksgivings ago (NOV 2015), my husband and I and our friend experienced the most glorious Thanksgiving buffet ever: there were various meat options, as well as roasted vegetables of all kinds, salads, a variety of breads, and tempting, mouth-watering dessert offerings. So this year we were looking forward to re-visiting that experience, and, man-oh-man, were we ever disappointed, almost to the point of tears.
Our first disappointment was the fact that there was no "spread" this year, just an a la carte menu option. Our second disappointment was almost everything served on our plates: the turkey was rubbery, we're pretty sure the potatos came out of a box, the stuffing was too salty to eat, and the gravy? Was that gravy? I don't think so. And the pumpkin pie was cold and had a strange glaze on top.
Here's what was good: the salad, the cranberry sauce, the wine, and the service.

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5.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Had Thanksgiving dinner the at restaurant and had a very nice time. Leisurely had cocktails and the dinner was good.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2017

Beautiful setting, best fine dining in Borrego that we have found

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4.0Dined on May 24, 2017

Good, unpretentious food, well prepared. Lovely service. Good steak dinner. Great shrimp salad. Avoid the potato chips with blue cheese. Unless you want to eat them all. Like I did. A chipaholic's indulgence.

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5.0Dined on May 21, 2017

Great lunch but with party of 6 there were no larger table to see the view.we were placed way back by the wall even though not crowded since all table with pretty water views were only for 2 or 4 even though I called ahead.

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2017

A pleasant evening spent on the patio overlooking the beautiful golf course.

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4.0Dined on April 27, 2017

Beautiful setting for an evening meal overlooking the desert valley and mountains. Service was excellent but food was disappointing. Roasted chicken was heavily salted (brined) and beef stroganoff was swimming in oil. I will return, but will be more selective about what meal to order.

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2017

Ate their twice this week, and it is always a pleasure. Fine menu selections, impressive dish presentations and delicious cuisine.

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4.0Dined on April 23, 2017

The food was great but the restaurant had run out of the salmon and "upgraded" me to the higher priced special..The service was ok..a little difficult to understand through a thick accent..The atmosphere was worth the "but" and "ok"and we had a very special dinner together..Thanks!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2017

This was our first visit to Ram's Hill restaurant. We were staying in one of the homes on the property for a 2 day weekend vacation.
Visually, the property is stunning. Everything is so well maintained and expertly manicured.
We made a reservation through OpenTable and that went off without a hitch!
The hostess was expecting us and seated us right away at a table with one of the most beautiful views ever (just a gorgeous view of the desert, the mountains in the distance, &the beautifully maintained golf course) located outside. The temperature was perfect. The waiters rearranged our chairs to maximize the view and WOW was it killer. They took our drink order and zip, we had our drinks. Then in a perfect amount of time they came back and took our food order. Everything was top notch. They were all friendly and welcoming.
The food came out quickly and everything was perfect.
I had almost completed drinking my beer and got up to take a photo of the sunset. When I got back, the waiter had poured ice tea into my beer (the last tiny sip I had). Without saying a word he was back with a brand new full glass of ice cold beer and a huge apology and said the beer was on the house because of the error.
I was stunned. I only had a sip left and didn't expect a thing, but that was excellent service.
The quality of the food was top notch - this place could hold it's own with any 4-5 star restaurant in Beverly Hills - and this is Borrego Springs?
My wife and our 3 boys ate everything on our plates - it was simply fantastic. The portions were good sized as well...about perfect.
Then came dessert. Flourless chocolate cake, salted caramel cheesecake, creme brulee & strawberry shortcake - we had one of each and shared it all...and it was all gone in a flash!
I tell you God does look down upon Borrego and bless it... at least he does at Rams' Hill restaurant.
Now, you will pay for it. It is NOT cheap but it IS a GOOD FAIR VALUE and worth every penny.
Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2017

Great luch, friendly service, beautiful views, will come back as often as I can.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2017

Superbe wiews , great food ! Peaceful , lovely experience, a perfect destination !

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