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The Grill on Main

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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78065 Main St, Ste 104, La Quinta, CA 92253-3409
+1 760-777-7773
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10:00 - 12:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 12:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 12:00
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Anacortes, Washington
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was told that a chef owns the place now. I believe it. The food is great and the menue varied. This is the kind of place you find yourselves drawn to regularly. Portions are generouse besides.

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Thank LPCross
Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here for dinner one night and were disappointed. The restaurant looked very nice and was busy. Service was good and friendly. We ordered the soup of the day(Tortilla) and the fried cauliflower appetizer. The portions were a good size and the taste was okay. We shared the steak special that came with mashed potatoes and asparagus. The steak... More 

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Thank Debbie J
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has always been a popular bar and grill. The food and drinks are good. It is centrally located and a good place to meet old friends or new acquaintances. It is a fun place especially when they have entertainment. Make reservations. They are busy most times.

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Thank Ray G
pittsburgh
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried the Grill a second time as I like to support local La Quinta businesses. However, both times the Grill disappointed. Hostess didnt greet us for close to 5 minutes as they were busy. When she finally did, she didnt have a good handle on what was and was not available. Finally seated and then didnt see any server for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the fish tacos and they were really good Margaritas were very drinkable. Happy hour is amazing with food and drinks at great prices. Staff happy and friendly if every back in La Quinta I will visit again.

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

Thanks for the kind words! We do have a friendly staff and have been told our fish tacos are some of the best in town. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip back to La Quinta. AJ More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

If you want the best happy hour and dinner in the Coachella Valley you must go to the grill. Best food and drinks in the desert. The employees are alsome. Best chicken wings and fish and chips. You can save the price of an airplane ticket to London and have the best fish and chips you ever had. All of... More 

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

It's always fun for us to hear the words "the best" when someone is referring to our restaurant. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! AJ More 

Randolph, New Jersey
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110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Dinner here was a delight. The fish tacos were very good as well as the filet medallions with crab-topped mashed potatoes. Drink offerings were well selected by the restaurant. Definitely worth a second visit.

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

And on that second visit, make sure you ask for me. I'd like to thank you in person for taking the time to let us know how we did. Quality, consistency and value are the byproduct of a hands on owner/chef. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Don't be a stranger! AJ More 

Pomona, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Anniversary weekend, arrived in La Quinta and was starved, the Embassy suites recommended the grill and was a great choice, we had a Margarita and some of the best fish tacos I've had.

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

First and foremost, Happy Anniversary! Our reputation is important to us so it's great to hear Embassy had the confidence in us to take care of you two. On your next visit give the shaved prime rib tacos a try as well. Equally great and a local favorite. Thanks again! AJ More 

North Las Vegas, Nevada
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176 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

7 of us ate lunch there on Saturday. Seated immediately, server did excellent job of getting drinks and taking our order. I had fish and chips that was very good. Wife tried a burrito was fine. Outdoor seating available w/ misters, but we ate inside as it was 100 degrees outside. I would return, wife is indifferent. Lunch meals price... More 

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

We've been told many times that our fish-n-chips is some of the best available anywhere. Glad to hear we didn't disappoint. Thanks for the review and next time your in make sure you ask for me. I'd like to take a crack at flipping that "indifferent" to "fantastic". AJ More 

La Quinta, California, United States
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our favorite place! Old Town La Quinta has several quaint establishments that we love to frequent. Grill on Main has consistent excellent service and food. Try the Salmon!

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

We sure do like hearing the word "perfect" when our guests/friends refer to our restaurant. We have a fantastic staff, a hands on owner/chef, and the best group of friendly locals and regulars you'll find anywhere (you included). Thanks for the great review and make sure you ask for me on your next visit. AJ More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, 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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 12:00
Monday
11:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 12:00
Thursday
11:00 - 12:00
Friday
11:00 - 12:00
Saturday
10:00 - 12:00
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
Description
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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