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Old Town La Quinta

78-100 Main Street, La Quinta, CA 92253
+1 760-600-0758
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Ranked #6 of 19 Attractions in La Quinta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Get ready to experience Main Street in Old Town La Quinta. Where the spirit and architecture of Old California is brought to life in a chic outdoor... more » Owner description: Get ready to experience Main Street in Old Town La Quinta. Where the spirit and architecture of Old California is brought to life in a chic outdoor shopping and dining village. With sophisticated boutiques and curated fashion, delicious dining and exciting nightlife, wine tastings, art shows, live weekend music and a multitude of seasonal events, including Art Under the Umbrellas, Taste of La Quinta and the Sunday Certified Farmers' Market. « less
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Lake Forest, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Seems to me this should be a hub bub of activity. They have a good layout, easy accessibility, plenty of parking. Just nothing there to see. There are a couple of women's shops (which are okay) a candy place....no real reason to go there 'cept, I liked the coffee shop. As far as a destination to spend some time, I... More

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Palm Desert, California
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119 reviews 119 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Town centers with their diverse shops and cafes attract people and become a social connector in the community. That is true of Old Town in La Quinta where a range of small and large shops greet the serious shopper, cafes and bars abound for the weary husbands or boy friends, and many interesting restaurants provided a forum for the sharing... More

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san diego
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

the area is charming, however because it was off season-many places were not open, or had closed. This an an outdoor area , not too large. There are several nice eating places in the complex

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La Quinta, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Grille on Main Street excellent food and service; NitroInfusions best ice cream ever made in front of your eyes with liquid nitrogen; unique finds at the boutiques and jewelers

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Hacienda Heights, California, USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice quiet little town with several good restaurants and shops. Have a restaurant that has a Clint Eastwood theme.

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So Cal
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64 reviews 64 reviews
9 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I don't know why they call this "Old Town", it is NOT an old or historic area, but rather a newer development of a handful of shops and several restaurants. Too bad the Hogs Breath closed because that was a cool place. There is a nice olive oil, balsamic vinegar shop we like. Other than that, the few restaurants we... More

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Arizona
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348 reviews 348 reviews
93 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were directed to Old Town La Quinta by our hotel. We enjoyed the area. It is small and quiet but has some decent restaurants and shops. It is easily walked to from Embassy Suites that is basically across the street. If you are looking for a huge shopping area with box stores and tee shirt shops this isn’t it.... More

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Brighton, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Try the wine bar it had a great selection. We went back also for a dinner at Solanos. Fun safe family friendly place.

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LOS ANGELES
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This little area in the best town in the desert is struggling to be relevant. There are some decent restaurants and it is well kept, but away from highway 111. Parking is OK and free. Hog's Breath is a decent place. It needs more variety to be worth driving to unless you are already near by.

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Los Angeles
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103 reviews 103 reviews
38 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were staying at a nearby hotel and drove through and even walked through 'Old Town La Quinta' multiple times on different days and at different times of day, and were unable to see the appeal. Yes, the architecture is charming, but 'Old Town' is essentially one little street that we can walk through in less than 10 minutes. It's... More

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