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About The Cactus Club in Palm Desert

Classic American Food. Relaxed atmosphere.

After a long day of world-class golfing, relax in the our brand-new clubhouse restaurant, The Cactus Club, a place renowned for its relaxed atmosphere and the best American-style cuisine in the Coachella Valley. The Cactus Club's expansive menu is sure to please everyone's tastes, whether you're in the mood for pub-style fish & chips, surf & turf, home-made crispy fried chicken, or much more.

The Cactus Club offers live music on the beautiful fire-lit patio every Friday and Saturday night from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. The music varies weekly and ranges from acoustic-rock to Chicago Blues to Country. In addition to live entertainment, The Cactus Club is also the only bar in Palm Desert to feature every NHL Hockey game in stunning high-definition, all season long.

77-200 California Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Friday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Cross Street:
New York

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 345-0222

Website:
http://www.palmdesertgolf.com/

Entertainment:
Live music on the beautiful patio from 7 pm - 10 pm every Friday & Saturday. Enjoy the music and a cocktail or get up and dance the night away. Music is a wide range from Acoustic Rock, Chicago-style Blues to Country and varies weekly.

Executive Chef:
Felix Corrales Nava

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Cactus Club in Palm Desert Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

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4.3

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3.9

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4.2

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Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (31)
Good for Groups (26)
Neighborhood Gem (26)
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Fit for Foodies (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Live Music (8)
Special Occasion (7)
Scenic View (7)
Kid-friendly (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Fun (4)
Casual (3)
Romantic (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Authentic (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Cozy (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Happy Hour (1)
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Fish 'n chips were excellent and filet of sole also very good although i ordered without the sauce. French fries are always great. I liked the rice of previous years way more than this seasons new version.
wait staff & all employees very friendly, attentive & anxious to please.
lots of fun had on the patio with live music & dancing every Fri and Sat.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Fun, Casual
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Good food and excellent service. Live band makes it a fun place to dine.

Tags: Live Music
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

$4 upcharge for Kettle One.. Give me a break. Not much of a menu

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Cactus Club is a great place for a decent meal and some great music.

Tags: Live Music, Comfort Food, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

The service was very slow, but more importantly, the food was not good. The menu was tiny.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 3, 2017

We're ever disappointed with the food and service here. It's our go-to Saturday night spot for great prime rib dinners.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on April 7, 2017

It is really fun at the Cactus Club on Fridays and Saturdays when they have a band outside.
We love to eat outside there and dance.
Ahi Tuna has huge portions. They have excellent Lemon Drop Martinis.
Very reasonable prices.
Thanks

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 4, 2017

We frequent this neighborhood eatery with live music on the weekends. Very casual and great prime rib with all the fixins on Sat. night (Thanks Reggie!)....best deal around. And we love the staff (kudos to Martin, Kyle, Norma, Evelyn, Rusty etc.)...they're great!

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Detroit)·Dined on March 3, 2017

We loved it here ...the food good but the music and atmosphere was the best ... we will come back !

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 17, 2017

Unfortunately, due to weather conditions, we were indoors and that changed the ambiance.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Music
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Love dining here....great food and staff; also very good prices!!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 30, 2016

This app told us we could have a 4:45pm or 6pm reservation but not 5pm - there was plenty of seating available

Tags: Great for Lunch, Disabled Access, Live Music, Casual, Healthy, Authentic, Comfort Food, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Scenic View
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 (Orange County)·Dined on May 28, 2016

The dining room had wood tables and the people were dressed as if they were lounging in their iving room.

The service was terrible. the manager apologized saying that the wait staff were new.

Not worth the drive.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 28, 2016

My husband loved the fried chicken. Unfortunately,no vegetarian selections; I am a vegetarian. There was a wonderful band playing against a scenic background.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 27, 2016

This was the BEST Easter Brunch EVER! Thank you, Cactus Club!! We will definitely do this again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 27, 2016

We have been a client for 3 years and look forward to many more. Staff are excellent!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 23, 2015

The atmosphere is clean, full bar. But it's a little like an updated coffee shop. There was a live band on the patio, so that was nice because you hear them, but they weren't blasting out your conversation. The food was ok. It wasn't bad, it wasn't good. We both had the prime rib for $22.95 (I think). It was a little flat on flavor, it definitely needed to be seasoned. Our service was good. The wine list is very, very limited, we noticed locals brought their own bottle of wine. It seemed like a friendly place. I'd probably be willing to try it for lunch or breakfast.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on April 24, 2015

Enjoyed the music, but couldn't see the performers because of the reflection on the glass in the doors when we moved inside. When we were outside before that, we were sitting at the end of the patio, and it was very windy and a cold wind at that. The shades were pulled down, so we still couldn't see the performers until they finally raised them about 1/2 hour after the band started performing. All in all, we went to see Jeannette and her band perform, but hardly had a chance to enjoy her music. I would go again, but hopefully things will have changed by then. I thought we had a reservation to sit outside on the patio, but when we got there, it was not specified that we were to sit on the patio, so we opted to sit at the end of it...way too windy!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 21, 2015

Had a very nice dinner Prime Rib was great and the Band were very good playing in a beautiful outdoor patio.Friendly service waiter was very personable.
Relaxed and not stuffy.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 13, 2015

Old school public golf course restaurant. Probably ok after a round of golf at the course, but not worth a dedicated trip for the food. Wait staff was friendly and eager to please, food was mediocre at best and certainly not as marketed or advertised.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 13, 2015

Saturday night. The restaurant is new to Open table and didn't receive our reservations. We were a party of 9 and they still made it work. Manager and staff were very friendly, but a little overwhelmed by how busy they became. Food was pretty good, drinks were quick, music was loud and good. I'd go back. Don't worry about underdressing.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 19, 2014

Golf course restaurant but elegant without being stuffy. Great outside seating with fire pits and entertainment on the weekend. Food was prepared perfectly and there were options for substitutions. Wait staff was very personable.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 22, 2014

Nice place for a fairly good, inexpensive meal. Great patio entertainment!

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 31, 2014

We get the fact this is not a high end country club in general, but we looked at their restaurant and menus which appeared to be quite nice.

We ordered drinks, appetizers, dinner and dessert. The food was okay at best but the service was pretty poor and seemed very unorganized like it was the first time people showed up even though there were not many people there at all!

All through our service, I had to catch the server and remind them to please bring something that always seemed to be missing...forks, one of the appetizers, ordered another glass of wine with dinner but got it afterwards and so on. ...we finally left since after prodding them for the check which took entirely too long. Big Disappointment!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 11, 2014

Our group of four had the Sat. Night Prime Rib special and it was a terrific large cut with plentiful sides. The patio music was enjoyable and the staff more than accommodating and friendly. This is a neighborhood gem...go check it out!!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 28, 2014

We LOVE sitting on the patio and enjoying the music on Friday and Saturdays. The food is good--typical bar food for the most part.
Service is a little slow, but the servers are very friendly and we don't mind waiting for the food because the music is nice.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 8, 2014

We were not expecting a golf course dining room when we booked this as Cactus Club is a bistro chain in Canada. But it was excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2013

It's nice when you know the staff and the staff knows you. It's more personal and like a neighborhood Cheers.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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