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Cactus Jack's Bar and Grill

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$$ - $$$
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74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4112
+1 760-346-1565
08:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Palm Desert,CA
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211 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Eight of us had dinner here and loved it. We all had their prime rib which was good...nice waiter...It was a birthday dinner and they were most accommodating.

Thank Offthebeatenpath011
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for happy hour and a light dinner. We were very pleased. The drinks were great and the big fish sandwich (sole )was the best. To make things even better, they had a football special of bratwurst and fries for $5. We sat at the bar with an upbeat crowd and very pleasant waitstaff. The regulars who were... More 

Thank TandS1740
Kihei, Hawaii
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a drink and food looked like a fun place. We sat in the bar area for about eight minutes without any service. Finally someone came by as we were leaving. It reeked of smoke so bad we had to leave. Not sure how anyone can stand the smell.

Thank Sharon D
Monticello, IL
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194 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know it's a good place to eat! The restaurant itself could use an update, but the staff are very friendly and the food is good. Our party had hamburgers and a BLT with avocado and everyone agreed their dishes were very good. We especially loved the sweet potato fries! Our server was Felicia and she was so helpful and... More 

Thank Beachlover1989
Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We happened on the place across the street from our hotel. We were there for 3 days for Desert Trip. We had breakfast/lunch sat and sun and it was GREAT!!!!!!!!!!! nice find! And Tammy was sooooooooooooo helpful. Thank you Tammy! We had omelettes, beef dip and a burger (different days :)) All were excellent, but the best part were the... More 

Palm Desert, California
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111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Always great. Better when you eat st the bar. Melanie has been a staple at the bar for a long time. It isn't really about the good. The atmosphere is a cross between grand central station and Cheers Bar. Melanie is excellent st her job and she makes the lunch experience fantastic. Try it

Thank Robert H
Las Vegas, Nevada
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I'll add this lovely little place to my list of places to stop when in the area. The food was great, the bartender made our evening & even suggested a tour of a brewery for an on tap we fell in love with. I can't say enough about how lucky I was to happen upon Cactus Jacks. Everything & everyone... More 

Thank EmmePink
Nova Scotia
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great service stiff drinks and a fantastic prime rib with either a relaxed dining side or a great bar seating area to catch the lastest sports game

Thank hali678
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered lamb racks - meny said 'market price' - during the ordering process I asked the current price - $59.00!! the waiter said - well, change our mind to chicken picata with linguine and mexican shrimps with penne - was ok but little bit too greasy in our taste, - service has to improve a little bit...

Thank Olof A
Hawthorne, California
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Traveling through the desert, our favorite stop is Deep Canyon Inn and a visit to Cactus Jack's patio area. Wonderful restaurant menu as well as appetizer menu in the patio area.

Thank eacollinsjr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-1565
Cactus Jack's is a local's favorite specializing in steaks, seafood and pasta.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?