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78075 Main St, Suite 105, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8961
+1 760-771-6655
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
78075 Main St, Suite 105, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8961
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Right in old town, convenient location. Food was good. I had the lobster ravioli. My wife had the special chilean sea bass. Her fish was average. Didnt taste like chilean sea bass. My lobster ravioli was average too..Service was excellent.

Thank albertthedentist
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent service food and beverage. My waiter recommended Huevos Rancheros and it was fantastic. (Granted the GOAT Huevos Rancheros is the Blanco Cafe in San Antonio). My Margarita was perfect and everything was timely and everyone was gracious. A lovely patio to chill for a...More

Thank nlhenson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Eugene but have a house in Palm Desert. We come here ten times a year. Today we couldn’t eat at La Brasserie, as they’ve closed for lunch☹️So we tried this place. The produce was super fresh, from the lettuce under my quinoa...More

Thank laurie c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in Old Town La Quinta, this family run restaurant provides an excellent array of appetizers, entrees, salads and healthy alternatives. A full bar is also available. Ample indoor and outdoor seating. Street parking only.

Thank TopChef7
Reviewed 10 November 2017

we were wandering through the main part of town and found solano's and decided to pop in for a drink and check out the place. definitely a nice place. we saw the sweet potato fries on the menu and ordered them. maybe the best we've...More

Thank beachminow
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed lunch on the patio. Crab cakes were excellent, turkey burger could do with more spices. Service was good, beer cold. We will return

Thank Marija M
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We sat on the patio which was nice. Shrimp cocktail was excellent. However, the Kobe Sliders were cold and not cooked as ordered. Service was a little slow, but otherwise okay. As we relaxed on the patio, “Classic Rock” music began playing though the speakers...More

Thank Harvey R
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We love it here for great lunch in the bar or patio, brunch on Sunday on the patio with the dog. Most esepcially for dining experince that smacks of fine dining at a reasonable cost. Good wine selections, full bar and for Chef Paco and...More

Thank DrAudreyReed
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Solano's is a delightful restaurant with a varied menu of sumptuous entrees. The food and service was excellent and, judging from the line of people waiting to be seated, we weren't the only ones who felt that way. Mid-range to more expensive, but the meal...More

Thank LindaMorelli
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Have been there many times for happy hour. Good drinks and bar food ok. They have a nice menu for bar food...but nothing memorable. Very small place. Dinner was over priced for what you got. Can't figure that out...get more customers with more reasonable pricing!...More

Thank Mary H
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Richard D
25 March 2015|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is quite appropriate. Jackets definitely not required.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78075 Main St, Suite 105, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-8961
    (Desert Club & Avenida Bermudas)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-771-6655
  • E-mail
Solano's Bistro is chef owned and operated on Main Street of Old Town La Quinta. Dine inside or outside on our patio, browse beautiful pieces of art from local artists, and feel like family while enjoying the delicious flavors created by Executive Chef Francisco Solano.
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