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Desert Willow Golf Resort

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38995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1674
+1 760-346-0015
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vancouver
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264 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch. My friend chose it to celebrate her birthday with me. loved her seafood salad , and I loved my salad with chicken and wine poached pears. We both were very happy. We asked to have the yummy looking corn breads and we were overjoyed with it, we were shocked when the waiter delivered a complimentary birthday desert... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great fish taco lunch with a wonderful view. Too cool to sit outside but Daniel was very entertaining and quick to get us anything we needed. Always a must when coming to Palm Desert, food was good. Try the onion ring tower.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Desert Willows Golf Course Restaurant opens at 7 am. This is our go to place for breakfast when in Palm Desert; order from a menu and very reasonably priced. During the warm months, there's plenty of shade and misters. Their summer evening concert events look great too. We bring guests here for the patio dining, pleasant atmosphere, mountains and... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The concert was fabulous and the atmosphere is fabulous. Great venue. The ticket cost $50.00 for a buffet dinner and the food was very good, however, it was cold. The buffet didn't keep the food very warm. I thought the price was a bit much for what we got, but I'd go again for the music and atmosphere.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Food is plentiful and tasty! We enjoyed our lunch on the patio. We had the clubhouse sandwich w/ sweet potato fries and the steak sandwich, along with a couple glasses of wine - it all came to a little over $41. The attentive staff Martin and Daniel never made us feel rushed but everything was looked after just right!Views of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at nearby Embarc resort, but used the golf resort and club facilities and can only comment favourably. Courses are first class staffed by friendly knowledgeable staff. Bar and bistro terrific. Overall a very good experience. Thanks to all involved and highly recommend.

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Indio, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Went with friends for brunch. Sat at front of patio overlooking the course. Great place to take any visitor to the valley. Were served promptly and had our beveridges. Meal service slow. Long distance from kitchen to patio. Need to have plates red hot and use covers. Food very tasty albeit a bit cool. Drink refills slow and until we... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We played both courses - two top notch golf courses. Firecliffe the tougher of the two - lots of sand. The Mountain is our favourite. The staff at the club house are excellent and have a good memory for familiar faces. The rates are not the cheapest in the desert but it is premium golf and check for deals at... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Summation: Classic desert course. Nicely maintained. Review: I was so surprised when I got onto the course here. So beautifully designed and very well maintained. The pro shop is very nicely stocked and is worth spending a bit of time shopping in. On the course, you will be challenged by the height of the Bermuda grass (I even shouted out... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We found this course fairly easy to play and actually played 10 strokes under my normal game.Greens are not complicated and we had lots of fun. October is over seeding month so call ahead for course condition before paying. Their web page has reduced rates and you can save a few dollars.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1674
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-0015

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