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The River at Rancho Mirage

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Address: 71800 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-4492
Phone Number:
+1 760-341-2711
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00

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Lots to do

Many wonderful shops and restaurants in the area. Plan on spending some time and money but well worth it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago

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Oswego, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were really disappointed by the number of vacant stores and the poor quality of those remaining. Obviously past its prime. There is a nice movie theater with great seats, but little else to attract visitors.

Thank cfpatty
Rancho Mirage, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would have rated The River as a "4" instead of a "3" but the parking situation there forces me to downgrade to "3." Almost all free parking is far from the shops and restaurants. Valet parking that costs up to $8 is available in two parking lot areas but I think that $8 plus a tip is an excessive... More 

Thank David P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many wonderful shops and restaurants in the area. Plan on spending some time and money but well worth it.

Thank Dick292
Montclair, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the River last week while spending vacation at the Omni. We planned on attending the movies, and did see a movie at 4 pm on a Saturday. We found it a little odd trying to locate the theater, and were confused by the iceskating rink. The layout is odd as there are dead-ends which make it hard to... More 

Thank TravelDaisy1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The River in Rancho Mirage is very nice. The problem is there's no easy parking. They have taken up all the convenient parking with $8 valet, really? The only place to park easily is off HWY 111 near Babe's Restaurant. They have great eatery's if you like to eat and a awesome Movie Theater. For the cold season there's a... More 

Thank Carl S
Covina, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've visited here multiple times over the last few years. We do like eating at the Cheesecake Factory and have watched films at the cinema. But this last time, even with the fun ice-skating rink bringing in some youthful customers, there seemed to be quite a few empty storefronts. Probably, the El Paseo area (with Williams Sonoma, Apple Store, Anthropologie,... More 

Thank HardBop
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are decent restaurants there for families or couples - PF Chang, Cheesecake Factory, Flemings, also a relatively new one Gioia Italian Bistro. If going for food - great. If you are going for a shopping experience, do your homework as many places have left or gone out of business. There is an outdoor skating rink which is a neat... More 

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Indio CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun shopping experience with a good amount of diversity. Nice area to walk around and enjoy the beautiful weather.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An alternative shopping center to the massive Westfield shopping center in nearby Palm Desert, The River has a nice collection of restaurants including our favorite Cheesecake Factory. There are also many shops and a ice skating rink in the Christmas season. However, the are more than a few vacant storefronts which makes you wonder how well the place is doing.... More 

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Inglewood, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love walking around at "The River". Shops and restaurants are nice to visit. It was close to our lodgings.

Thank attyjoan

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