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All Things Dates

Unique, old-timey date farm that sells dates (many kinds), date cake, date shakes, etc. I could go on, like that guy in the Forest Gump movie about shrimp. A vast array of... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Houston, Texas
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been familiar with this place for many years and watched it deteriorate over the years. Interior space is now much smaller, tiny room to watch the very outdated film about dates. Pleasing aspect was the lunch. Salads and sandwiches are plentiful. Bought one tuna sandwich that they split into two portions including the small salad and an extra bag of... More 

Thank Ricker26
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55 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

dont get fool by yelps review. this is very mediocre. dates pieces mix with vanila flavour sundar. thats it. and mix it well. for $5. it is not shake...

Thank starystarynite
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40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We stopped in here for lunch on our way back from a visit to the Salton Sea; to be honest, we were expecting it to be a quick pit stop for what would likely be mediocre food. How wrong we were, and how pleased was I to be so wrong! The food was delicious, the date shakes were really so... More 

Thank 3Mice
Cleveland, Ohio
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87 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you drive through this area of the Coachella valley you will see thousands of date palms. This little shop has an extraordinary selection of various dates along with other treats from the area including a yummy lime jam among many other offerings.Consider a date shake on a hot day. And buy some dates. The medijool dates are amazing! After... More 

Thank ydeng1
Yorba Linda, California
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Whenever we're in the area, we ALWAYS make a point of having lunch at Oasis! The bacon-date-cheeseburger is out of this world, as odd as it sounds. This place is still out in the middle of nowhere, unlike the other Date Farm in the area. Beautiful date palm groves surrounding; they have a huge grassy area with picnic tables to... More 

Thank Bobeanie
Houston, Texas
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296 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Unique, old-timey date farm that sells dates (many kinds), date cake, date shakes, etc. I could go on, like that guy in the Forest Gump movie about shrimp. A vast array of sandwiches also available. We got date shakes and they were delicious. The date flavor was strong but not over-whelming. A short video about the farm and dates is... More 

Thank marko18745
Portland, Oregon
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463 reviews
273 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in around noon on Thursday February 2nd. Three young ladies behind the counter who were more interested in talking about personal matters than doing anything else, including showing a friendly professional attitude. The store was dirty but wouldn't have taken much to fix. Ordered a date shake, it was poorly made. Not mixed long enough or properly. Appeared to... More 

Thank OregonStrider
Fraser Valley, BC
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Driving along Highway 111, we could've stopped at a date farm in Indio, but we opted to go a lot farther to Oasis based on their website and reviews we'd read. It turned out to be a bad choice. There was no welcome by the two girls manning the café, and no guidance of what to do or see. We... More 

Thank artist_at_heart
Rocklin, California
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's one of the last date shops in the Coachella Valley and its a great place. They sample about 15 varieties of dates that are grown in the area, some that you will not see elsewhere. We had date shakes which were really good and bought a box of dates. I recommend this place highly

Thank BillK59
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Searching for the original Date shake.. Its a yummy milk shake. The location is very cute has a lot of dates to sample. Make sure you have enough space to take some home. I regret that could not take any as we were on bicycles.

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