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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 27 April 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...More

Thank boatdrinks011
Reviewed 20 April 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...More

Thank flyou
Reviewed 17 March 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...More

Thank Craig Z
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A locals hangout....music, great drinks, xlnt food, friendly on site owner, valet parking. Recommend for happy hour but especially great dinner.

Thank beartrax2016
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We have been going to the Sandbar since our first trip to the desert almost 20 years ago. It never stops having good food and great fun. We have worked our way through the menu, but probably the favorite is the Tuesday night special, Chicken...More

1  Thank Connie K
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This place seems to have a following in La Quinta. The décor is Nautical meets red leatherette. I appears to be a place to people watch as there were definitely some interesting types to watch. The wait staff was very attentive, although we did discover...More

1  Thank boloca
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Starting with the unique cars in the parking lot to the fantastic people watching in the bar area, this place quickly became a must visit conversation topic at our meeting. We did not have dinner but enjoyed the bar area for after dinner drinks and...More

Thank curlerpat
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Sandbar offers something of desert life you cannot find at the franchise restaurants. This fun restaurant is a local retreat, a watering hole, a music scene and has good food. When you open he door the music is the first impression followed by the smell...More

1  Thank PugetTom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Everyone is really upbeat but the bartender is REALLY slow. I felt like I was in Vegas in the 1960s with a cheesy yet competent piano "show", the Fabulous Bill Baker. More kitchy that fabulous but he doesn't know it and that's what works. If...More

Thank doug w
Reviewed 7 February 2016

The service was excellent as well as the food. The best part of the evening was the entertainment. The old songs from the 50's & 60's was definitely a stroll down memory lane. Great evening.

Thank Barbara W
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Bar Scene
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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