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Tack Room Tavern

$$ - $$$
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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New Mexico
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pretty surprised to find the best food in Indio at the Tack Room Tavern." -- We ended up eating there several nights of our recent extended visit in Indio and recommend it highly. Pro tip first: The patio is fabulous. The inside tables are overwhelmingly loud. Go with the patio. Our party tried many men items as there... More 

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Thank Kate C
Marquette, Michigan
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the best food we have eaten so far in Indio. The prime rib French dip was excellent! Everyone was pleased with their supper.

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Thank grannyr24
La Quinta, California
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always fun to go to the Tack Room Tavern! The ambience is one you will not find anywhere else, there are seats at the bar where you can sit on saddles, the food although is not really high quality, it is a fun place to visit. Be sure to get there early and view the magnificent Rose Garden next... More 

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Thank SDPeterson
Manitoba
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the Tack Room. Love the quaintness of the restaurant, had the pulled pork sandwich which was delicious! Substituted onion rings instead of fries and they awe fantastic. Service was prompt and parking ample!

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Thank winnerManitoba
Sacramento, CA
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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Tack Room after going to the Southwest Arts Festival. We had worked up an appetite. We were greeted immediately and a table was set up for us right away. They were very busy, but there were enough servers to handle everybody. The kitchen must be well managed too, because after ordering, our food came out in an... More 

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Thank Sally H
Seattle, Washington
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came by car this time instead of bike and sat inside as it was rainy and cold. Had a great Salad and noticed a few other salads that looked good as well as some of the best Fries I have ever had. Service was great and attentive.

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Thank Richard B
Seattle, Washington
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176 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Went here at night though I think it would be a neat place to visit during the day as well. Our kids loved the saddles they have set-up on some of the stools and its a great, casual place to watch a game and grab a beer. Food was pretty good, definitely no one complained in our group.

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Thank Brian W
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
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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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132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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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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, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
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?