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Tack Room Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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81800 Avenue 51, Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 92201-9702
+1 760-342-2762
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. Service ok. hamburger small. The tuna sandwich was tasty. Average I would say. Took awhile to get fpod

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Thank judy m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Went in Desert Trip weekend. Drinks were made perfect and service was very accommodating. Great patio for private events. I'm a local and will be back.

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Thank Rudy S
Tustin, California
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125 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

My husband and I went to Tack Room Tavern last weekend for lunch after being away for several months. We noticed that their menu has changed but still offers a wide variety of sandwiches, salads, and typical lunch fare. The new menu has a few more "different" choices. For example, I ordered the turkey sandwich but rather than just being... More 

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Thank icyvelvet
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The tack room is a quaint, interesting Tavern and Grill located on the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio. Their signature item is there BBQ ribs that has meat that falls off the bones. Very tender comma very delicious. Has a tendency to be a little crowded but the service is still good in spite of the quantity of people enjoying... More 

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Thank Ray G
Indio, California
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119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Walked into the Tack Room after a 12 month absence - the place was poppin'! Friends had reserved a table for six and we were three couples. The combination of happy hour AND karaoke singing was unbeatable - we all had a good time and managed to have reasonable conversations, even while the singing was ongoing. Get back tot eh... More 

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Thank Dennis S
Indio, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Went for a casual Sunday night dinner since we were not that hungry. Food was tasty, service excellent, and we will go back.

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Thank Twirpo_13
Costa Mesa, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

it's a casual place for food, drink, fun atmosphere. we enjoy watching sports on the TV's provided. there is all sorts of seating---booths long tables, high round tables and a bar. as far as i know there is a band and dancing in the outdoor area.

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Thank mrsgrig
San Diego, California
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

The bottom line: I went to bed after eating here truly expecting to wake up in the middle of the night vomiting due to food poisoning. It was that bad. Happily, I didn't contract food poisoning, but that's about the best thing I can say about my visit. Specifically: I ordered some sort of Southwestern-y type of salad. It sounded... More 

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Thank MollyMcLolly
Chicago, Illinois
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183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a very cool, laid back spot in a unique polo-grounds environment. The place has polo stuff on the walls and lots of TV's. The staff is fun and really good at their jobs. Many of us had the ribs at the suggestion of our server and she was correct....excellent. This place is unusual, casual and fun.

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Thank Alan S
Indio, California
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421 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

Stopped for a snack and a drink. The regular and bar menus have been really expanded. This makes for a really great place to stop for a bar menu-happy hour deal. The staff has changed for the better. Good service. Still lots of TV's for sports. The only drawback is that it has a high level of noise. Hard to... More 

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Thank Jim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81800 Avenue 51, Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 92201-9702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Indio
  • Phone Number: +1 760-342-2762

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?