La Quinta Restaurants

From Palm Springs to La Quinta, the Coachella Valley hosts a variety of restaurants sure to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. From steak to seafood, there’s something new to try all season long. La Quinta, California is on the western side of the Valley and home to many of the best golf courses and communities. Below are just some of the restaurants in La Quinta I think you’d enjoy.


Adobe Grill
49499 Eisenhower Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253

Located at the LA Quinta Resort and Club, experience authentic Mexican dinning with their traditional Oaxacan motif and double sided fireplace. Let their talented bartenders create a bespoke margarita from one of their 100 tequila’s from their ten-foot tequila display.


Arnold Palmer’s Restaurant
78164 52nd Ave
La Quinta, CA 92253

Located in La Quinta, It’s a big, clubby place where families gather for birthdays and Sunday dinners, and the service is always attentive. Among the well-crafted main courses are Arnie’s homemade meatloaf, double-cut pork chops with potatoes fondant, and the popular mac and cheese. The wine list is top-notch, and there’s entertainment most nights.


Chapelli’s Italian Restaurant
50949 Washington St
La Quinta, CA 92253

Located in La Quinta for 16 years, this favorite, locally owned, neighborhood restaurant and bar serves homemade style recipes, with many mainstays and an ever evolving “ask what’s new” surprise when the proprietor is inspired to create a new dish.


Cunard’s Sandbar
78120 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA 92253

A desert tradition for over 30 years, this is the place where locals gather, celebrities have been know to stop by, and necomers decide to make it a regular stop. Drink specials and piano bar nightly.


Cork & Fork
47875 Caleo Bay
La Quinta, CA 92253

Casual fine dining at its best. Their menu features creative small plates ranging from classic comfort to exotic fusion. Their chef uses the highest quality ingredients and shops locally, organically and sustainably whenever possible. Their Mix, Match, Share & Enjoy philosophy allows you to order many small plates to share. Of course, there’s an eclectic list of affordable wines by the glass and bottles.


El Ranchito Restaurant
78039 Calle Estado
La Quinta, CA 92253

A family owned and operated restaurant for over 25 years serving fresh, traditional Mexican food made fresh to order. Classic dishes and family recipes handed down through generations.


Fisherman’s Market & Grill
78575 HWY 111 #100
La Quinta, CA 92253

A Seafood Market in the Restaurant Business! Fisherman’s Market & Grill has created the standard for quality and freshness in the seafood restaurant business. Dedicated to serving the absolute freshest fish, with the most unique recipes, they have overtaken all their competition in every location they open


The Grill on Main
78065 Main St
La Quinta, CA 92253

Classic American fare, featuring fresh cuisine and an always-lively atmosphere. The menu features everything from appetizers and crisp salads to traditional American favorites, seafood, steak, pasta and specialty sandwiches and burgers. Microbrews, full bar and a great wine list. Dine inside or on the relaxing, pet-friendly patio.


Lavender Bistro
78073 Calle Barcelona
La Quinta, CA 92253

Voted ‘Best romantic Restaurant’ you will savor their “New American Cuisine” that will captivate your palette. They serve only the finest, freshest and organic ingredients; from their pastries to our finest meats and freshly caught seafood. If you’re looking for lighter fare, visit the ‘famous’ and lively Fireside Lounge where happy hour and live music is offered nightly from 4PM to close.


La Brasserie Bistro & Bar
78477 HWY-111
La Quinta, CA 92253

An authentic French bistro that juxtaposes sophistication, charm and casualness with a high-energy environment.  Patrons are enveloped by the authentic style and comfort from the moment they walk through the door.  The menu features fresh and traditional bistro cuisine prepared by the highly experienced, award winning French chef and owner, Emmanuel Janin.


LG’s Prime Steakhouse
78525 HWY-111 #100
La Quinta, CA 92253

Locally owned, LG’s was started in 1991. LG’s features sizzling steaks, and boasts a rare dry-age facility. Non-steak entrees including Fresh Fish of the Day, a Colossal Poupon Lobster Tail, King Crab Legs, and a Whole Oven-roasted Chicken Breast. The wine list at LG’s Prime Steakhouse with it’s over 350 selections.


Louise’s Pantry
47150 Washington St
La Quinta, CA 92253

Quality comfort foods such as a complete selection of Succulent Burgers and Fries, a large choice of Pantry Sandwiches including hot Reuben and French Dip Sandwiches, Chicken and Dumplings like Grandma used to make, delicious Salads like the popular Cobb Salad, a huge selection of delicious Hearty Breakfasts including Biscuits and Gravy, and the tastiest fresh-baked Pies around. All while enjoying beer and wine.


Morgan’s in the Desert
49499 Eisenhouser Dr
La Quinta, CA 92253

Located in the La Quinta Resort & Spa, this dining venue, rich in celebrity history showcases contemporary American cuisine inspired by the bounty of the Coachella Valley. The restaurant’s local focus includes sourcing the top of the region’s products, crafted with traditional cooking methods to offer deliciously simple and healthful dishes. Join us at the piano bar, in the dining room or on the fire-lit courtyard. Gather round.


Solano’s Bistro
78075 Main Street, Suite 105
La Quinta, CA 92253

Located in Old Town La Quinta, Solano’s Bistro uses only local meats, produce and fresh seafood in Executive Chef Francisco “Paco” Solana’s crafted dishes. This wonderful favorite of locals and visitors.


Stuft Pizza
78015 Main Street #100
La Quinta, CA 92253

Located in Old Town La Quitna, come enjoy a great happy hour, a fun patio, flatscreen TVs in a sports bar setting with of course amazing pizza!


Fortun’s Kitchen and Bar
78085 Avenida La Fonda
La Quinta, CA 92253

The newest restaurant in Old Town La Quinta boasts a $3 million-dollar remodel complete with a spacious bar equipped with a frost rail to keep your beverage cold. Enjoy the indoor dining courtyard, which is air conditioned and has a retractable roof. All fish, poultry. Lamb and beef is sourced from the finest vendors.


4949 Eisenhower Dr
La Quinta, CA 92253

Located in the La Quinta Resort & Club, this modern American bistro showcases innovative approaches to familiar favorites – using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Kick back in the restaurant and adjoining bar, where the atmosphere is as enjoyable as every dish.


La Quinta Cliffhouse Grill and Bar
78250 HWY-111
La Quinta, CA 92253

A favorite for casual and upscale dinning for years. The Cliffhouse captures the area’s heritage with the ambiance of a historic ranch house. Jutting from a rock outcropping above the desert floor and surrounded by mountains, the La Quinta Cliffhouse is renowned for its spectacular views across the valley. Enjoy the outdoor patio featuring a flowing waterfall and massive stone fireplace and be sure to visit daily for happy hour, including drink and menu specials.