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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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Hacienda Heights, California, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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43 helpful votes 43 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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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
38 helpful votes 38 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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25 reviews 25 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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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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Cypress, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Not much there. A couple of restaurant were there but at 5:00pm on a Wednesday evening there wasn't much else to see.

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La Quinta, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is the best for families! Especially those with little ones. My boys love it! There is so much to do, vendors to see and activities to participate in. Every November in Old Town! Check it out!!!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Stuft Pizza excellent! Shopping terrific and fairly priced.The people in Old Town are very friendly.

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Sherman Oaks, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Had a family reunion and returned to La Quinta Tennis Resort. Our return was driven by Tom Gorman’s excellent tennis program.

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