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Cunard's Sandbar

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78120 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253-2900
760-564-3660
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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La Quinta, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place for adults to listen to Bill Baker sing, play the piano, etc. Food is good, bartender good. Very friendly and fun evening. A nice local hangout I think has been around for awhile.

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La Quinta, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Traditional old time restaurant and bar with a piano player playing old time favorites. Wide variety of food choicest rom Italian, Steak and contemporary.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is one of those places that if you didn't know about it, and you drove by it, you would never stop in. BUT YOU SHOULD!!!! It's a cozy, three room, structure with wonderful, live entertainment and really good food! We had a blast! Reservations are a must and ask to be seated in the bar- that's where all the... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

What a super little gem in the desert. Wonderful dinner, and Bill on the piano, what more could you want. This was a big catch up night for us and we had a blast. We were only staying next door at the Embassy suites,but the staff at Cunnards plus Bill at the piano made our night VERY special. Thank you... More 

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Utah
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

we went to enjoy happy hour as advertised on website 4-6pm. Not open until 5. need to change the website

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Indian Wells, California
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72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, and fantastic ambience. I took my wife to celebrate her birthday on a Tuesday, and could not believe how packed this restaurant was! The bar was absolutely full. And the live entertainment was incredible . Every course was fantastic, particularly my ribeye and my wife's rack of lamb. The owners were there making sure everything was... More 

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Mead, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The evening started with the valet parking our car, entered the Sandbar to be greeted by the on-site owner and the hostess then escorted us to our seating. Hot bread was served to us while we waited for our cocktails all while enjoying upscale piano music accompanied by vocals. We all ordered different items from a very full menu, I... More 

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Penhook, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Had a BLAST with friends while dining, listening to music and also a little dancing. The welcome from the valet, to the hostess to the server is top notch. Get a table in the bar for the live entertainment. Sure it is a little noisy but what fun you will have. BTW if you want a quieter place to dine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent place to eat, have a drink, and just an overall great evening. It starts with Dean at the valet, goes to the great servers, to Mike the bartender. Great music by Bill Baker. The food is outstanding, and the service and atmosphere is great! You won't go wrong here. It is a very homey and welcoming... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

The service is great. The food was average. My wife and I are trying all the local restaurants one Wednesday at a time. This was not one we will go back to often. Not a bad place....there are just better options in La Quinta for the money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78120 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253-2900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: 760-564-3660

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?