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Chapellis Italian Restaurant

50949 Washington St, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2890
+1 760-564-9835
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread pudding” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (22 reviews)
“sand dabs” (8 reviews)
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50949 Washington St, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2890
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Intimate family owned with great food. The owner is helping young people learn the restaurant business while making sure you are getting properly looked after. In a strip center but still the best Italian in the desert in my opinion.

Thank lesliebauman
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to this restaurant at least 10 times. Never miss it when we visit the Palm Springs area. Directly accords from the La Quinta town hall. Some of the best Italian food we’ve had anyplace. Their pasta dishes are superb, as well as all...More

Thank southerncal10
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had a hankering for pasta and since we regularly rode past Chappelis when we went biking up the Cove decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed: both our pasta dishes were excellent and our server completely attentive to our every need....More

Thank James S B
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

For years we were hesitant to try this place because it is located in a strip mall ( dumb) . That was a mistake as this place is awesome. The food, the service, the friendly staff and great wine list was excellent. Highly recommend dining...More

Thank getoverit3939
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Wife and angle hair pasta with chicken. I had veal parmagian. We enjoyed both. This is an old school kind of place with table cloths, tux waiters and little light. You expect to see Mafia come through the door. Do NOT be put off by...More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at this locals favorite. Waited 2 minutes for our table but were entertained for that short period of time by a charming bartender who pours very generous drinks. Rosanna was our waitress; she is wonderful! Prompt, pleasant and professional she...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Their website says it all, fine dining but not too pretentious. Expect all the classic Italian dishes with great service. The house salad was very good, perfect starter size. I had the the Caesar salad which was acceptable. We had chicken piccata and spaghetti with...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Favourite of the locals. Small restaurant in a strip mall, with a very pleasant atmosphere.tables are pretty close together, but it works. Recommend making reservations as it was very busy. The service was great , food was awesome, and everyone was very friendly. Would definitely...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

First time there - not sure how we missed them before. Very good Italian Food, a few patio tables, attentive service, relaxed pace. We had the shrimps and linguini, and the scallops . Both were very good. We will be back.

Thank Bruce_and_Valerie
Reviewed 10 August 2017

As you may remember I highly recommend Chapellis Italian restaurant in La Quinta, CA. It reminds me of a private club it's small by big restaurant standards and darker with art on the walls. You feel good inside looking at the bar. John the owner...More

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50949 Washington St, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2890
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-9835
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