We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Louise's Pantry

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
47150 Washington St, La Quinta, CA 92253-2089
760-771-3330
Website
Today
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 105 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 50
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Eats

Great little diner with great service. The food is pretty good especially for the price! Loved the waffles with fruit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Just_Me_Toronto
,
Toronto
Add Photo Write a Review

105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Toronto
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great little diner with great service. The food is pretty good especially for the price! Loved the waffles with fruit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I drove by it several times without seeing it. It's in a business complex hidden behind some big bldg. and very difficult to find. BUT, once inside you'll be rewarded for your patience. Good food, service and atmosphere.

Was this review helpful? Yes
La Quinta, California
Level Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Just good old fashioned coffee shop food! They make you feel welcome. My 9 yaer old son's favorite is the french toast... he compares to every restaurant when we go out to breakfast!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Disappointung for a crowded eatery. Ordered an avocado omelet that arrived with one tiny sliver of avocado on top. The omelet itself was bland. Our party of four walked out unsatisfied. We felt it was pricey, service ok, puzzled about why it was so crowded?

Was this review helpful? Yes
La Quinta
Level Contributor
26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have only had lunch at Louise's Pantry since it moved to La Quinta and I have always had a good meal. The atmosphere is that of a local diner but the food is good. I remember Louise's when it was in Palm Springs next to the Follies Theater. I used to stand in line and eat dinner whenever I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Went on a Sunday morning while visiting from out of town. 1st mimosa was free! Hubby had homemade corned beef hash and eggs. I had the fruit waffle. Both were EXCELLENT. Pics and memorabilia on walls tell the great history of Louise's Pantry and I'm so glad we stumbled upon it. We love home-grown eateries with good food & service... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
san diego ca
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We had been walking and needed to use a ladies room. The hostess accommodated us. Welllll, that was the beginning of our relationship with Louise's Pantry. We went home changed and returned for their fabulous breakfast service. The next day, Sunday, we went back...there were solo many people arriving after church, that they set out folding chairs, and were passing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We visited Palm Desert while Coachella was going on. Poor planning on our side. The restaurant was packed, packed, packed, with a long line outside. But, we knew that it would be this way anywhere we went, so we decided to put our name in and wait. They were able to get us in (table of six) at 30 minutes.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fallbrook, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Fast service, my coffee cup was always full, high quality food. My scamble with avacado and home fries was perfection!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Ewen, New York
Level Contributor
72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We tried to go to Louise's one Sunday for brunch, but the place was jammed full with a 30 minutes wait. We returned a few days later on a week day and the situation was more manageable. Based on our one brunch, we thought the place, food and service was average. It was not terrible; it was not wonderful; it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Louise's Pantry also viewed

La Quinta, California Desert
La Quinta, California Desert
 
La Quinta, California Desert
 

Been to Louise's Pantry? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Louise's Pantry

Address: 47150 Washington St, La Quinta, CA 92253-2089
Phone Number: 760-771-3330
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47150 Washington St, La Quinta, CA 92253-2089
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: 760-771-3330
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Louise's Pantry staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?