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Cunard's Sandbar

78120 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2900
+1 760-564-3660
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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78120 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2900
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I have been guests at the Sandbar for over 20 years. Bob Cunard owns and operates the Sandbar and is on the premises each and every night it is open. The food is excellent, the wait staff professional and the bartender knows...More

Thank PeterJ3330
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Service was excellent, food was not. Wife had chicken marsala that was overcooked and tough. I ordered "calamari steak prepared abalone style" - NOT. All abalone I have had has been lightly breaded and sauteed in butter. The calamari "Steak" was about one and a...More

1  Thank Tomt8t
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to meet locals. It is a little old school. Service is excellent. The piano bar is a fun place to hang around

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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.

Thank obietigervp
Reviewed 23 June 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.

Thank brhdougie
Reviewed 23 May 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...More

Thank Robyn f
Reviewed 23 May 2016

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...More

Reviewed 15 May 2016

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

Thank BYUlady
Reviewed 1 May 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...More

Thank MrSotomayor
Reviewed 28 April 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...More

Thank Gerry G
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1 February 2015|
Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Steaks, Seafood, Pasta. They have a great calamari steak if you like calamari. Actually there menu is pretty well rounded. hope you go and enjoy it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78120 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-3660
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