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The Grill on Main

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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78065 Main St, Ste 104, La Quinta, CA 92253-3409
+1 760-777-7773
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love is place , have gone two years in a row,,, unique bar and grill.. this year I had the scallops salad, very good great salad greens tasty bacon in the salad , walnuts and goat cheese,, filling , scallops were very good... my husband had the crab cakes and he very much enjoyed them... great place for people watching... More 

Thank Carol H
Oswego, New York
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice selection or wine and beer with good snacks and sandwiches. Great little patio to enjoy the activity on the street while you relax.

Thank cfpatty
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good place. Reasonably priced. Full menu. For lunch, you can sit outside. At night, they have heaters for porch area and covers to keep it warm and nice.

Thank John C
La Mirada, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting the Salton Sea area and stopped in this restaurant to eat and have a drink. They have good food, reasonable prices and a decent beer and wine selection. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Lots of locals go here and we stopped on a busy night so service was a bit slow.

Thank Geri H
Incline Village, Nevada
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice leisurely lunch with friends during the historic rains in La Quinta(probably won't ever happen again) good variety of beers, food-many of the usual sandwich, salads, soups along with some extra-ahi tuna, meatball dish. Service excellent and accommodating slight changes to menu items. Wait service was friendly, well trained and adjusted check accordingly. Location very nice in this village with... More 

Thank SamB29
Tervuren, Belgium
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to La Quinta to eat at Stuft Pizza Bar and Grill. Really happy that they were over booked. I had a delicious meal at the Grill, ribs melted off the bones, Coke slaw was awesome and fries yummy. Great service and watched the Seahawks play the Lions.

Thank Hulencourt
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this review

We get that a lot and we are always happy to see new faces visiting our restaurant. We strive to for great food, service and value for our guests. Thanks for giving us a shot, we look forward to taking care of you again in the future. More 

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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner over the New Year's weekend. We were seated inside and must have waited over 10 minutes for our server to arrive. I ordered a martini which never came. After another 10 minutes or more I finally asked another staff member to please find our server. When she showed up without my drink she apologized and said she forgot.... More 

Thank John W
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this review

My apologies for not providing the high level of service we strive for, there is no excuse for that. If you have a moment to message us I'd like to get a little more information from you and invite you back for a re-do on us. We pride ourselves on taking care of our guests which obviously we failed to... More 

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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had great friendly service. The food was excellent and the location is quaint in old town La Quinta. We sat outside with plenty of heaters on the patio. Met some fun locals and tourists alike. We shared three items and they were all excellent

Thank familytravel4
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a great time visiting us. We have a wonderful group of people working with us, I'm glad it comes across in our food and service. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good meal with family and friends reasonably priced. Live music was playing and enjoyable to listen to. Seems to be a popular location in old town La Quinta.

Thank Kyle F
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this review

We work hard to make sure we not only provide our patrons with some of the best food in La Quinta, but also, at a price that keeps your wallet smiling. Providing value is important to us and we're glad it shows. Thanks for stopping by, we hope to see you back again soon. More 

Calgary, Alberta
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had high expectations here after reading other reviews. I had the fried chicken dinner special. The chicken was smoking hot with a crunchy batter and was moist but was missing a little on taste. The disappointing part was the mashed potatoes. They were barely luke warm. I mentioned it to the waitress and she brought out a side plate... More 

Thank papabear192

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78065 Main St, Ste 104, La Quinta, CA 92253-3409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-777-7773
There's something for everyone at The Grill on Main! Lunch, Happy Hour, Dinner, Weekend Brunch & Live Music. Enjoy the relaxed, casual atmosphere, a fresh take on CLASSIC AMERICAN FARE, specialty micro-brews, an interesting wine list and full bar. The menu includes a wide variety of cuisine including appetizers, fresh salads, traditional American favorites, fresh seafood, pasta, steak and specialty sandwiches and burgers. Live Music on Friday & Saturday evenings featuring popular local musicians.

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