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Solano's

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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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78075 Main St, Suite 105, La Quinta, CA 92253-8961 (Desert Club & Avenida Bermudas)
+1 760-771-6655
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Vancouver
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have wanted to try this restaurant for years but never seemed to have the time. This year we are staying close to Old Town La Quinta so it was an easy walk. Glad we went as the food and service were terrific. I had Osso Buco, which was the evening special, and it was great. My wife had the... More 

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Denton, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting friends in La Quinta and decided on Solano for happy hour. Seated at a table in the bar. Happy hour wine was good. I had the tortilla soup, which was good, the girls had there wine. Chef Paco fish tacos were excellent. The girls had Brie burgers, which they enjoyed. We timed everything right for a Friday... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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351 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In a recent stay in La Quinta, we had two dinners and one lunch at Solano's. All were very good with consistently high-quality preparation of dishes and a high level of service. Prices also were very reasonable. The kitchen has the right touch. Meats are cooked perfectly to order. Fish is never over-cooked. Pasta is always al dente. Ingredients are... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here 2 years ago with the same friends and were still impressed that the food was excellent and the service wonderful. We had good wine and each dish was delicious, so don't be afraid to try whatever your palate says because you won't be disappointed. And by chance if you have any food allergies they will gladly accommodate... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had consistently good experiences at Solano's. It has a nice casual ambient atmosphere. We often choose to sit in the bar area for dinner. ( Same menu as the dining room). Service is excellent. We are still exploring the menu, but so far have found the selections very good. The Mahi-Mahi special was great, and the pasta dishes... More 

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Brownsville, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 5:30, and it was not very busy. We were seated immediately but it was 5 minutes before our server appeared. She took our drink orders, but drinks did not arrive for 15+ minutes. We went ahead and ordered app and dinner. Drinks arrived after the app, and then dinner arrived before we were finished with the app.... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely superb, good table, attentive server, excellent food & wine. A must if you are in La Quinta Old Town

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Bungay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is very odd, a very good restaurant in a strange, little place, called a village. The food quality, portion size, and overall ambiance is closer to real foodie dining than many of the, so called ' fine dining' experiences found in the USA. Super, but simple, menu and a straightforward, and well priced, wine list make this place a... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Our second night in the area and again on recommendation we choose to eat here, Good decision. We all enjoyed more than the previous evening. Good service. Excellent food. I picked a 70s favourite prawn cocktail, what came was a de constructed version very good. Then a lobster ravioli. We liked this venue and would recommend. Mondays and Wednesday live... More 

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had Fish tacos(little kick to them), salmon sandwich w/sweet potato fries(they forgot to salt them), turkey bacon club w/soup and we ate every bite. good crunchy pickles, quick courteous service but I think $15 for any glass of wine is crazy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 40
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78075 Main St, Suite 105, La Quinta, CA 92253-8961
    (Desert Club & Avenida Bermudas)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-771-6655
Description
Solano's Bistro is chef owned and operated on Main Street of Old Town La Quinta. Dine inside or outside on our patio, browse beautiful pieces of art from local artists, and feel like family while enjoying the delicious flavors created by Executive Chef Francisco Solano.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?