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“Fun environment and good food”
Review of Cunard's Sandbar

Cunard's Sandbar
Ranked #23 of 123 Restaurants in La Quinta
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It doesn't look like much on the outside but stop by. The food is good and Enjoy the Bill Baker show at the piano. If you want a more quiet atmosphere sit in the room away from the bar.

I had the pork chop which was quite good (as were the veggies) and they have a full bar to whet your whistle. No worries re parking as they valet.

Thank Dneuburger
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Great for local or after golf or tennis just a fun place with great food hang with friends r just go for great dinner good feeling happy place

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Thank Sonomaladyjoan
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband and I found this place while walking back to our hotel. We looked inside and it was like a charming steak house from the "70's. It was too warm in there so we decided to sit outside where there is one huge wood table. Best decision ever! The service was amazing with 3 waitresses contantly looking after us. We watched the parking and the excitment outside! People who lived in Palm Desert would visit with us on the way in and out, they thought we were crazy to be outside. We learned so much about the area. The is La Quinta's little secret place for locals. The food was very good, although way too much.

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Thank 0Katmac
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Our party of four dined here based on the recommendation of a family friend.

The restaurant is relatively small and cozy. There was live music that was a wonderful addition to the ambiance of the venue. It was very busy, so reservations are very much recommended. There was not an obvious dress code, as some were dressed for fine dining and others were dressed quite casually, in nice shorts and shirts. The price-point was on par for fine dining.

Our appetizer was quite tasty: onion battered fried green beans with a cucumber wasabi dip: light and crispy with a great kick of spice. Our entrees were varied: braised beef, cannelloni, mediterranean chicken pasta and specialty pasta with lamb shank. Dessert was the chef's homemade ice cream and fruit cobbler. All was wonderfully prepared and enjoyed. The food portions are generous: the homemade bread served at the table is wonderful! You will not walk away hungry!

Considering the price-point at this restaurant, one would hope to see a bit better service. The servers were very attentive, but almost too much so. At times, our party felt rushed, as servers would attempt to remove plates before all of our party were done eating.

Over all, this was a wonderful, warm restaurant that served amazing food! It was a wonderful dining experience that was good value.

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Thank Leslie P
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

We've been coming to the Sandbar since the '70s and watched it grow and keep pace with the times. Originally more of a "locals" spot, it now also attracts visitors to the valley. The menu is varied and offers something for everyone...with decent quality. The table to take is one in the bar area where a lively crowd enjoys the piano and locals who take to the microphone. Prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is friendly.

Thank Steve A
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