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Best American Restaurants in La Quinta


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A photo of DSRT CLUB restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • La Quinta
Booked 8 times today
DSRT CLUB! Another creation brought to you by the owners of RD RNNR. In developing a sister restaurant to RD RNNR, we set out to create a social club atmosphere that drew inspiration from the lore of Desert nostalgia. In our journey through the development of the name and design, we came across a true desert classic in The Desert Club. This vintage establishment was built in the late 1930’s and was closed up in the late 1980’s. With the 1940’s and 1950’s marking the major success of The Desert Club, we then envisioned a restaurant that brought back the swanky essence of those years here in the Desert. With the intent to restore some vintage ADULT dining to the “cove”, our hope is to establish a feeling of upscale classic that is reminiscent of “nostalgic” Desert vibes. We are focused on offering a great feel in ambiance, amazing food and exceptional service all wrapped in a tight bow. We look forward to dining with you!
A photo of Lavender Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • La Quinta
Lavender Bistro, nestled in the heart of La Quinta, California, is renowned for its remarkable Californian cuisine. Loved by locals and travelers alike, the restaurant is consistently lauded for its exceptional food, attentive service, and inviting ambiance. The seafood tower appetizer, short ribs, and signature lavender cocktail are particularly well praised. The venue embodies the quintessential Californian spirit - warm, open, and quality-driven. The dining experience marries fine dining with an informal atmosphere, which many describe as a "slice of Napa in the Southern California desert". Lavender Bistro is also celebrated for its beautiful outdoor settings and attention to detail, rendering it a prime spot for celebrations and special occasions.
A photo of Morgan's in the Desert restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • La Quinta
Booked 17 times today
Morgan's in the Desert, located in La Quinta, comes highly recommended for its superb Contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant is admired for its elegant and old-world western charm coupled with a lively atmosphere. The menu, crafted by the first-class Chef Jimmy Schmidt, features dishes that offer deliciously intriguing combinations of local ingredients. The flank steak, short ribs, and Sea Bass are all cooked to perfection, demonstrating the expertise of the culinary team. The restaurant also provides excellent service, featuring warm and respectful staff who are attentive without being intrusive. Overall, Morgan's in the Desert offers a unique dining experience with traditional American fare jazzed up with modern flourishes.
A photo of Arnold Palmer's Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • La Quinta
Arnold Palmer's Restaurant consistently gratifies its patrons with exemplary American cuisine, as shown by numerous glowing reviews. Customers repeatedly refer to the "great food" and "excellent service." The food options vary, with patrons particularly praising the "phenomenal meatloaf" and "perfectly prepared" dishes like short rib and fish. The enjoyable dining experience extends to the ambiance, with "magical" outdoor seating and live music. Remarks like "Arnold Palmer's quickly became our new favorite restaurant" and "we will absolutely be back" truly sum up the satisfaction of those who dine here. The restaurant's reverence to American hero, Arnold Palmer, completes the unique experience.
A photo of La Quinta Cliffhouse restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • La Quinta
Booked 44 times today
La Quinta Cliffhouse provides a remarkable American cuisine experience with its diverse menu and excellent customer service. Patrons consistently praise its delicious food and the atmosphere. The restaurant's menu offers traditional dishes with an updated twist, featuring a wide variety of choices from its "Cliffhouse Dinner Menu," including the praised mixed greens salad, braised short rib, rigatoni ragout, and various steak dishes. Furthermore, their wine selection, including the noted California and Washington Cabernet Sauvignon, provides excellent pairings for their meals. As noted in the reviews, La Quinta Cliffhouse ensures an unforgettable dining experience with its attention to detail, fabulous ambiance, and exceptional service.
A photo of Twenty6 restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • La Quinta
Booked 4 times today
Nestled in the iconic La Quinta Resort and Club, TWENTY6 embodies the exquisite taste and vitality of Contemporary American cuisine. Multiple commendations highlight its exceptional food and service, with offerings providing both gluten-free and vegetarian options. Highlights from the menu include delectable sea scallops, roasted chicken, and a remarkably generous crab cake appetizer. The diverse menu caters to a broad spectrum of tastes and dietary needs, reinforcing its reputation as a versatile dining destination. With an ambiance that is both lively and relaxing, TWENTY6 provides a memorable dining experience with its beautiful outdoor views and attentiveness to patrons' needs and preferences.
A photo of Fortun's Kitchen + Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • La Quinta
Booked 2 times today
A firm favorite amongst locals and visitors alike, Fortun's Kitchen + Bar consistently delivers an excellent dining experience representative of the diverse American cuisine. The ambiance is often commended for its vibrancy and suitability for both date nights and larger gatherings. Notably, the restaurant’s fried chicken is a much-loved staple, a testament to its dedication to traditional American dishes. From the Creole shrimp to the braised short ribs, the food receives outstanding reviews for its taste and presentation. In the words of their patrons, Fortun's is a place where “the food, service and atmosphere never disappoint." This restaurant’s exceptional service, food quality, and atmospheric setting ensure it embodies the best of American dining.
A photo of The Grill on Main restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • La Quinta
Booked 4 times today
The Grill on Main is highly acknowledged for its exceptional American cuisine. Guests rave about the exquisite items, such as the 12oz New York strip and prime rib special, which were deemed "incredible". The mixed seafood pasta and hamburger with tater tots have also gathered a fanbase, underscoring the restaurant's variety and authenticity. Other popular dishes include the swordfish and salmon tacos, indicative of its commitment to quality. The restaurant's friendly service, interesting dishes, and consistently great food have been extensively praised. With its menu described as "American cuisine with an Italian flair", The Grill on Main continues to impress with its culinary creativity and excellence.
A photo of Grapefruit Basil – Tommy Bahama Miramonte Indian Wells restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Indian Wells
Booked 21 times today
Indulge in culinary delights where a flavor-filled journey awaits. Grapefruit Basil is a first-of-its-kind experience uniquely designed for resort guests and desert locals, exclusively at Tommy Bahama Miramonte. Taste the island life as you sip, savor, and indulge in the allure of paradise. Our signature restaurant and bar, Grapefruit Basil features a lively happy hour, and delectable island-inspired menus with al fresco dining on the patio. Our creative menus are inspired by local, on-property ingredients and paired with Tommy Bahama's island-inspired sensibility that will delight your senses from the flavors to the colorful dishes. Life truly is one long weekend at our exclusive Grapefruit Basil Restaurant and Bar.
A photo of The Nest restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Indian Wells
Booked 18 times today
The Nest is a renowned restaurant known for its exceptional Continental cuisine. Guests not only rave about the vibrant atmosphere, but also consistently praise the quality of food and level of service. Signature dishes such as the veal piccata and sole picatta have received rave reviews, with one customer claiming it's the "Best sole piccata in California". The restaurant's ambiance is also frequently mentioned, with visitors remarking on the "fun and vibrant" environment and the excellent live music. The Nest is consistently recognized for its excellence as per the reviews, and consistently delivers a memorable dining experience.
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