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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Entertainment
“The Festival offers several stages of the most current Artists, and a mix of state of the art exhibits/art that will blow your mind!”
  • 101 locals recommend
Tennis Court
“The tennis court and transforms from World class tennis and pickleball tourney venue to major art festival one weekend a year in late March between The BNP Paribas tennis tournament and the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals. A gorgeous venue with plentiful parking, restaurants, life entertainment, and, of course, a wide range of art and crafts.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Perfect for families because everyone will find something they love on the menu. Prepare for crowds on weekends. This place gets a line.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Nestled at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains, Old Town is La Quinta’s gathering place and Main Street. Here you will discover over 30 cafes, shops, boutiques, salons, and services in a setting treasured for its architectural charm and village atmosphere.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Hotel Pool
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“Excellent restaurant with nice patios with heaters. Happy hour here excellent too. Classic San Francisco menu.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Warehouse Store
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“ We're in California so you can buy beer and liquor here. Grab a rotisserie chicken for dinner or something to throw on the grill. Or if you are too tired for even that, they have take out pizza. And it's near the front door.”
  • 26 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Very large restaurant with scenic expansive back patio and lawn, famous for its architecture, barbecue And happy hour. Five minute drive from here. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Cinema
“Cutting edge theater technology and fully reclining seats. The best theater in town!”
  • 36 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Highly recommended for a romantic evening. Outstanding food and drinks. Highly recommended you sit outdoors to take advantage of the ambiance. Steak House prices. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Lodging
“The La Quinta Resort is a historic hotel that was built in the 1920s for Hollywood celebrities and its elite. The property sits right below the Santa Rosa mountains and has several restaurants and 41 pools and 23 tennis courts. It's a great place to just hang out and relax. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Stagecoach Festival, famous country-music event that runs every April (the weekend after Coachella Fest).”
  • 35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Arnold Palmer's will intrigue even the most discerning food connoisseur, and the menu includes a range of options for every taste and age. The restaurant boasts one of the most creative chefs on the west coast, Executive Chef/GM, Brett Maddock. Previously with the Ritz-Carlton resorts, Chef Maddock has perfected a Progressive American Cuisine and uses only market fresh ingredients. Chef Maddock?s menu highlights favorites such as pear salad, honey-soy glazed halibut, braised beef short ribs, and pan-seared sea scallops”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local favorite: the Tack Room Tavern. They serve breakfast (Sunday), lunch, and dinner and also have live music and karaoke. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Cool sports bar not far. They usually have every game or fight that is on. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“S favorite coffeehouse in the heart of old town La Quinta featuring fresh bakery goods and made to order sandwiches and salads. 5 minute drive. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great breakfast, check in on yelp an get a free mimosa. You will not be disappointed”
  • 24 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“Perfect for families because everyone will find something they love on the menu. Prepare for crowds on weekends. This place gets a line.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Hotel Pool
“Excellent restaurant with nice patios with heaters. Happy hour here excellent too. Classic San Francisco menu.”
  • 62 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Very large restaurant with scenic expansive back patio and lawn, famous for its architecture, barbecue And happy hour. Five minute drive from here. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Highly recommended for a romantic evening. Outstanding food and drinks. Highly recommended you sit outdoors to take advantage of the ambiance. Steak House prices. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Arnold Palmer's will intrigue even the most discerning food connoisseur, and the menu includes a range of options for every taste and age. The restaurant boasts one of the most creative chefs on the west coast, Executive Chef/GM, Brett Maddock. Previously with the Ritz-Carlton resorts, Chef Maddock has perfected a Progressive American Cuisine and uses only market fresh ingredients. Chef Maddock?s menu highlights favorites such as pear salad, honey-soy glazed halibut, braised beef short ribs, and pan-seared sea scallops”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
“Local favorite: the Tack Room Tavern. They serve breakfast (Sunday), lunch, and dinner and also have live music and karaoke. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“Cool sports bar not far. They usually have every game or fight that is on. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great breakfast, check in on yelp an get a free mimosa. You will not be disappointed”
  • 24 locals recommend