With over 130 golf courses, Greater Palm Springs is an oasis for those looking to tee up and swing for the mountains. Whether on an annual golf trip with old friends, making business deals over fast greens and a sit-down meal, or taking the family out for a round, you can choose from a long list of celebrated golf course restaurants when hunger strikes. 

Golf Course Restaurants With a View

After a day on the course with loved ones or when the business meeting pours over the 18th hole, opting for a Greater Palm Springs golf course restaurant with a view sets the tone for an exceptional experience and optimal business outcomes.

The Terrace Restaurant at Desert Willow Golf Resort 

Desert Willow Golf Resort is home to several popular courses, including the Desert Willow Golf Resort—Firecliff Course, where after sinking that final putt, you can head into The Terrace Restaurant to enjoy stunning views of the course you just conquered and the hypnotic Santa Rosa mountains. At The Terrace, select from indoor or outdoor seating for masterful dishes known for abundant tastefulness. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, desserts, or the Sunday buffet. You can also use the Vista and Lobby Bar for creative craft cocktails and excellent wine.  


Classic Club’s Bellatrix Restaurant & Wine Bar

Classic Club Golf Resort Bellatrix

Classic Club Golf Course is an outstanding golf experience with a striking mountain backdrop. Of course, the views don’t end there. At Bellatrix Restaurant & Wine Bar, sit on the wraparound patio to soak in the clean desert air and irresistible views. The atmosphere inside and out is perfect for discussing business or holding a celebration. Gorgeous wood chairs surround white line tables and pair wonderfully with the Mediterranean decor.

A wood-paneled bar adds to the elegance of Bellatrix, as does the cuisine. You’ll find a charcuterie board, oysters, and Italian sausage flatbread among the lunch starters. Then, move on to a wide selection of sandwiches, salads, or impressive entrées like salmon or lobster. For dinner, veal, rack of lamb, and port braised short rib all grace the menu.


Big Rock Golf Course at Indian Springs

Big Rock Golf Course at Indian Springs offers 6,794 yards of excitement with eight lakes, streams, and three vibrant waterfalls. After wrapping up a round, pop into the Big Rock Pub for an unobstructed course and mountain views on the massive balcony overlooking the 18th hole. Treat yourself to feel-good pub fare like smoked wings, sliders, fish tacos, nachos, ribs, and more. Spend quality time with your fellow golfers in the beer garden, or line up your visit to catch some great live music. 


Vue Grille & Bar at Indian Wells Golf Resort

Vue Grille & BarWith hard-to-beat views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, Indian Wells Golf Resort is picturesque to say the least. The resort’s Vue Grille & Bar delivers welcoming views of the luxurious course and the distinct Eisenhower Peak. This award-winning restaurant serves up awe-inspiring dishes crafted by a team of creative culinary experts.
Over lunch, happy hour, or dinner, the Vue Grille provides a first-rate venue for entertaining clients, friends, or business partners. Created with the freshest ingredients, the menu changes with the seasons. The simple and stylish dishes allow the pure flavor of the food to take center stage and delight anyone fortunate enough to dine here.


Fireside Lounge at The Westin Rancho Mirage Golf Resort & Spa

The Westin Rancho Mirage Golf Resort & Spa is home to two world-class golf courses and much more, including the Fireside Lounge, which, located on the 18th hole, provides soothing views of the Rancho Mirage mountains. It’s an excellent spot for warm conversation or a business meeting. Choose from indoor seating or enjoy the pleasant palm tree-lined patio. Closing a deal or telling stories from the glory days is easy in such a lush setting over delicious tapas and refreshing cocktails. The property is also home to the Pinzimini, which features Italian cuisine, the takeout restaurant Chef's Secret Window, and Las Brisas Bar, which serves breakfast and poolside lunch.


Escena Golf Club’s Escena Lounge & Grill

Brunch at Escena Palm Springs.

The Jack Nicklaus-designed Escena Golf Club was ranked California’s number six public course by the PGA Tour. It’s an inspiring place to test your golf skills, and the Escena Lounge & Grill does not disappoint. The jaw-droppingly beautiful scenic offerings from the patio include breathtaking mountain views and surreal desert sunsets. Featuring California Cuisine, the menus cover breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. There’s even a Sunset Menu from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. With views and food this luxurious, Escena Lounge & Grill will keep you coming back for more.


Family-Friendly Golf Courses With Restaurants

Golfing with the entire family while on a Greater Palm Springs getaway is a wonderful bonding experience, as is sitting down for a great meal after your crew dominates the course. 


JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & SpaAfter 3 p.m. at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, kids under 15 play for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult! After you and your kiddos conquer the course, there are numerous options for dining. Check out Rockwood Grill for American classics made from fresh local ingredients. For authentic Japanese, step into the Mikado Japanese Steakhouse. The Oasis Poolside Bar & Grill serves casual American cuisine, and the Spa Bistro will scratch your itch for healthy selections like salads, sushi, or smoothies. This is only a taste of the ten dining options the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa offers.


On the Rocks at Cimarron Golf Resort

The Cimarron Golf Resort’s Pebble Course has 17 par 3s and one par 4, making it a top choice for family-friendly golf. The resort’s On the Rocks Restaurant boasts unreal views of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountain ranges and features delicious cuisine that will keep you full and smiling. 


Shadow Hills Golf Club

At Shadow Hills Golf Club, the North Course has holes from 135 to 210 yards, making for a great day of family-friendly golf. After spending quality time sharing your favorite sport with your children, it’s time to get your fill at Shadows Restaurant. You will surely find something delightful, from wings to salads to ribs and steak.

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