While on vacation in La Quinta, be sure to try one of our go-to take-out spots. Tried and tested by us, these restaurants are guaranteed to please. We’ve even included our favorite things to order at each spot!
Soul of China
Our usual pick for take-out and my number one pregnancy craving with Vera, Soul of China is a crowd pleaser. This family-owned restaurant has been serving freshly prepared Chinese favorites to the Coachella Valley for over 20 years.
What to Order: Cream Cheese Wontons, Crispy Orange Beef, Kung Pao Chicken
Soul of China: 50855 Washington St #2-F | (760) 564-4469
Chúla Artisan Eatery
Nominated and awarded with the “Best of the Best 2020” award, Chúla Artisan Eatery is known locally sourced, farm to table dishes. Serving fresh, organic, made-to-order breakfast, brunch and locally roasted coffee 6 days a week, Chúla is a seasonally inspired artisan eatery, recreating family recipes with a fresh and healthy twist.
What to Order: Esquites, Huevos Rancheros, Handmade Tamales
Chúla Artisan Eatery: 47150 Washington Street, Suite B | (760) 277-6616
Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
A family owned and run business, Stuft Pizza has had more than 40 years to experiment with a wide variety of recipes and cooking methods. They offer a vast selection of delicious pizza and drinks along with more traditional “bar & grill” options.
What to Order: Volcanao Wings, Southwest Chicken Salad, Popeye’s Special Pizza
Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill: 78015 Main Street, Suite 100 | (760) 777-9989
Cork & Fork
If you have a big appetite and can’t quite make up your mind on what you’d like to eat, or if you’d like a lighter meal, check out Cork & Fork who specialize in a variety of small plate options.
What to Order: Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Goat Cheese Bruschetta, Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos, Beef Sliders, “The Mike” Pizza.. honestly, it’s all good!
Cork & Fork: 73850 Highway 111, Suite A | (760) 636-0575
Casa Mendoza Mexican Grill & Bar
For Mexican favorites and margaritas to go, you can’t go wrong with Casa Mendoza. Located in Old Town, it is just a few minutes away by car from most of our La Quinta properties!
What to Order: Chile Gueritos, Carnitas, Traditional Alambre
Casa Mendoza: 78110 Calle Estado | (760) 564-1463
Fisherman’s Market & Grill
Fisherman’s Market & Grill specializes in the finest and freshest seafood, straight from the docks to your palate! Voted best fish tacos, best seafood restaurant, and best value in the Coachella Valley.
What to Order: Ahi Poke, Fish n’ Chips, Blackened Mahi-Mahi Tacos
Fisherman’s Market: 78575 Highway 101, Suite 100 | (760) 777-1601
La Quinta Cliffhouse
Nestled cliffside near Point Happy, La Quinta Cliffhouse has remained a local hidden gem for years as one of the desert’s most sought-after places to dine. Their classic American menu showcases perfectly executed steak, pasta and fresh seafood dishes, complimented by an award-winning wine list and creative cocktails. Check out their list of “Family Meals” with a rotating offering on different days of the week.
What to Order: Savannah Crab Chowder, Braised Boneless Beef Short Ribs, Family Meals
La Quinta Cliff House: 78250 Highway 111 | (760) 360-5991
Okura Robata Grill & Sushi Bar
Okura Robata Grill and Sushi Bar (Cliff House’s next-door neighbor) serves up a fusion of Japanese and California cuisine in a chic contemporary restaurant space that has an L.A./Hollywood vibe. Beyond an expansive sushi menu, there is something for everyone including skewers from the robata grill, salads, Kobe steak, tempura and chicken, beef and fish entrees, as well as delicious desserts.
What to Order: Dynamite Rock Shrimp, Japanese Chashu Fried Rice, Hamachi Jalapeno Roll
Okura Robata Grill & Sushi Bar: 78480 Highway 111 | (760) 564-5820
While not located in La Quinta, we don’t think this list would be complete without TKB Bakery. Awarded with the Yelp’s #1 Restaurant in American for 2018, TKB is known for large, unique sandwich combinations and decadent bakery desserts.
What to Order: Smoked Tri-Tip Sandwich, The Original TKB Combo, Maybe a few items from their dessert menu to share 😉
TKB Bakery: 44911 Golf Center Parkway| (760) 775-8330