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Desert Willow Golf Resort

38995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-1674
+1 760-346-0015
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (47 reviews)
“poached pear” (2 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-1674
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Start by having been surrounded by construction. Dirt & dust flying. People not too friendly, or helpful. Nice touch they supply you with bathrobes. Plenty other less expensive places to stay.

Thank jerryatric
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We always play these courses when we visit in late October. They are the most challenging courses we play (even compared to La Quinta Dunes and the Stadium Course). Bother courses are beautiful and completely different. Service is good and they have a great practice...More

Thank Moni_in_Burnaby
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We were told they had nearly 600 reservations for Thanksgiving so we were concerned about service and food. At 4:00 pm we had to wait while they cleared tables but got an amazing table overlooking the golf course and mountains to the north. Sergio our...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We stay in a condo near by and eat breakfast here many mornings and sometimes lunch. A good variety of breakfast foods and lunch foods. we love eating on the patio and enjoy watching the golfers finish their game in front of us.

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We love coming here. Always great service. Fantastic staff. Great golf food and beverage. Patio offers awesome views. Food is great.

Thank MeGolf2
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Had lunch at on Desert Willow's patio. All the tables have umbrellas to protect you from the desert sun. Our table overlooked the 9th fairway and green. Lovely view. We both had the fish tacos and thought they were fantastic. Jeffrey was our server and...More

Thank Ready_For_Sun10
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This was a great course well taken care of and great accoutrements. No water in the cooler? Even though the weather was in the 100's we had a great time.

Thank Khakijo
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The golf course view of small lake, flowering trees & palms from the terrace restaurant is the very best. Service is impeccable. Husband was pleased with his breakfast croissant, while I went "a la carte" with bagel, bacon,and fruit bowl. Coffee was rich and piping...More

Thank tahoetippi
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This review is specifically about the Patio Dining at the Desert Willow Golf Course, not the Golf Course itself. We've dined there a number of times over the last 5 or more years. It has consistently been very good any way you might measure it...More

1  Thank help32250
Reviewed 10 May 2017

One of my favorite courses. Staff top notch. Greens, Fairways, T Boxes - everything high marks. Play both courses... both are fantastic. I like Fire Cliffs more...

Thank SGWest
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6 October 2016|
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Response from saint5 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I can say the resort is a class act and would expect nothing less w/ special offering.
W. R
26 March 2015|
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Response from mriedlsp | Reviewed this property |
I agree that it is more than a bar menu. Everything we have had there has been good to excellent and that is for breakfast and dinner. We were there in early-November which is sort-of off season and had dinner. I don't... More
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Restaurant Details

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