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The Wine Bar Bistro - CLOSED

78085 Avenida La Fonda, La Quinta, CA 92253-2923
+1 760-564-8744
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
11 May 2015
“Time After Time -- Good Food & Wine--Local Spot”
26 Mar 2015
“nice vibe”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
78085 Avenida La Fonda, La Quinta, CA 92253-2923
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Reviewed 11 May 2015

For the past three years during our vacations, we've eaten in the bar (frequented by locals) at this Old Town restaurant. Last night, I enjoyed a glass of German riesling with my delicious fig and prosciutto pizza; my companion had pepperoni. Both pizzas were small,...More

Thank Lois H
Reviewed 26 March 2015

surf and turf was surprisingly tasty. drinks average price. wait staff a little maxed out, although to be fair we arrived after 8:30pm and without a reservation on Sat night. Even so, a very professionally run place and competent dishes. would return.

Thank maxrev
Reviewed 20 March 2015

This little bistro just off of Old Town La Quinta (which is really just a shopping center) has a neat courtyard in the middle of the building with a retractable roof for open air dining when it is nice and AC when it is rainy...More

Thank JPC451
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This place used to be the Desert Sage Restaurant and I'm glad to see that they kept some of the beautiful iron work! Stopped in for a light bite and wine with a group of 9 during happy hour (4-7 pm). Steven and staff were...More

Thank GirlsTripsRock
Reviewed 24 January 2015

We found this restaurant/wine bar quite by accident, and are glad we did. There were many choices on the food menu, and the price point was well done. The wine offerings were great - loved the idea of the 'flights', so that one could try...More

Thank lexi33045
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Loved the wine pours, generous. Loved the fries and loved the staff. This is a new place in a beautiful building. They do have a limited menu so we will try dinner. It's on the perimeter of the old shopping center, which is nice, because...More

1  Thank david c
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We went with friends who live in Palm Springs area in the Wine Bar area. The wine by the glass was a good selection from diverse countries and varietals. The Caesar salad was good. But the pizza for the price fell flat. The taste was...More

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Went for soup. Middle of the afternoon and as soon as we walked in we knew we were not going to fit in. Ordered soup. One bowl was hot the other was cold. Wouldn't go back.

Thank 79
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Loved the original in actual old town.. Accepted the new owners and enjoyed their enthusiasm when they took over.... The comfy feel has been lost in the move but the food is definitely better with having a full kitchen now. Drinks and wine selection very...More

Thank Lisatanker
Reviewed 27 September 2014

This used to be just The Wine Bar. They have moved and now the new name and address. You can have special wine tastings of different types of wines. The flights are for 3 wines and prices vary with the wines. It is a good...More

Thank Jim K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78085 Avenida La Fonda, La Quinta, CA 92253-2923
    (Avenida Bermudas)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-8744
  • E-mail
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