Desert Island offers a broad range of eating and drinking experiences from casual to refined, dedicated to your ease and comfort. Bask in brilliant brunches every Sunday at The Penney, casual fine-dining Weds – Sat at The Penney & Parlour, and delightful breakfasts, lunches and golden hour bites at 9 1/2 Bar & Kitchen. Explore the diverse culinary creations of Executive Chef Jon Butler below.

Sunday Brunch

Named after artist and active DI resident Frederick Doyle Penney (1900-1988), this is Chef Jon Butler’s full-scale culinary canvas, a casually impeccable showcase for his ingredient-driven, locally-sourced menu. It features a vast rare spirits library, sunken horseshoe bar and terrace dining, with spectacular views of the lake and the mountains. View this week’s menu. Now serving Sunday Brunch.


Come here to pre-game, or stay here to play. This is the beating heart of the clubhouse, a music lounge and game room with its own bar and cocktail menus. It features original artwork, a grand piano, a beautifully restored 1967 Brunswick pool table and a library of table games. Game on! View Parlour’s menu. No reservations required for Parlour.

9 1/2

Shady refreshment station and critters’ watering hole featuring chef-created snacks and entrees, ice cold beer, bespoke cocktails, fresh-squeezed juices, craft coffee and more. Conveniently located adjacent to Golf Shoppe, between Holes 1, 9, 10 and 18. Open 7 days a week, sunrise to happy hour and occasionally for dinner. 9 1/2 also expands to our Southern Verandah, a long, shaded row of tables overlooking the lake side putting green; Private dining is available for up to 65 persons. View 9 1/2’s menu.

Name of Location:
The Penney

71-777 Frank Sinatra Drive
Rancho Mirage, California 92270