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81-800 Avenue 51, Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 92201
760-342-2762
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 16
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The world needs more "local" places like this one!

If you love hole in the wall, neighborhood style eateries, you'll fall in love the minute you walk into the Tack Room Tavern. Located next to the Polo Fields in Indio, we ate here for lunch and then came back again with some friends another time for their Happy Hour which was really fun and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Maureen S
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Santa Monica, California
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Wenatchee WA
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This restaurant is a bit out of town, but we didn't have any trouble finding it which our nav. system. We ordered a wedge salad and it was HUGE and big enough to share, plus it was one of the best we've ever had. I ordered sliders, very tasty and my husband had a burger. Great, casual atmosphere with wonderful... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

If you love hole in the wall, neighborhood style eateries, you'll fall in love the minute you walk into the Tack Room Tavern. Located next to the Polo Fields in Indio, we ate here for lunch and then came back again with some friends another time for their Happy Hour which was really fun and a great deal for cocktails... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a great local fun restaurant. Great family place, great food, good prices, and just an overall comfortable place to eat in.

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Payson, Arizona
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Quaint but loud bar scene with typical bar food. Strut up to the bar and sit on a saddle to get into the atmosphere. Food is very good with large portions.

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Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Out cycling we stopped by to grab a snack, and sat outside in the back where its a huge outdoor area with lights hanging from the trees, a stage and lots of nice teak tables. This place looks like it would be a blast for dinner and outdoor music. The food we had was fantastic and I hope to come... More 

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Port Alberni, Canada
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We headed here for happy hour after hearing about it from friends. On a Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 pm, it was empty, but was filling up as we left at 5:45 pm. My wine was somewhat mediocre - tried a Sauvingnon Blanc and then a Pinot Grigio....not great. My husband ordered nachos with ground beef and I had potato skins.... More 

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Chicago, IL
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Popped in here daily with other moms during the Festival field hockey tournament over Thanksgiving weekend 2014. It was not crowded and the outdoor seating area is lovely and quiet compared to the thousands of people on the fields! Bloody Mary was good as were the beers. Chip and Salsa was good too. We had breakfast one day and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

They are the best burgers in town. Hard to find little gem. I like that all the polo crowd hang here together. Good happy hour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Not so much....went to happy hour. Got 3 different things and to say the prepackaged mini corn dogs were the best is sad but true. The basalmic on the flatbread was bad so it made cheese taste spoiled. But the crust was like totinos pizza. The bacon on the sliders was so overcooked there was no taste just simply crunchy... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Tail Gate Polo Match, so much fun, then top it off with a stop @ the Tac Room for great food & drinks...Love the atmosphere. Service is great....Love the Saddle Seats....Love the Outdoor HUGE Patio. This is a must stop when visiting the Desert.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81-800 Avenue 51, Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 92201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Indio
  • Phone Number: 760-342-2762

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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