TWENTY6
TWENTY6
  • Address:
    Waldorf AstoriaLaquinta Resort & Spa
    49499 Eisenhower Drive
    La Quinta, CA 92253
    Neighborhood:
    La Quinta
  • Cuisine:
    American
    Price: $30 and under

TWENTY6

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.laquintaresort.com/dining/twenty6/
  • Phone: 7605645720x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am - 11:30AM; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11AM - 5PM Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Bar is open later on weekends
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Burgers, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Michael Vaughn
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: For Catering information contact:
    Michele Frechette
    direct: 760.777.5821
    fax: 760.564.7656
    email: mfrechette@laquintaresort.com

    www.laquintaresort.com ● www.pgawest.com
  • Entertainment: From Jazz to Peruvian music, The La Quinta Resort brings in great local bands on Friday and Saturday nights which can be enjoyed from Twenty6 patio.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Washington, Eisenhower, Avenida Fernando
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Self-parking also available.
A word from TWENTY6
Focusing on the American Classics, a step into Twenty6 is like a step back in time. Reminiscent of an American Classic Grill, this Palm Springs area restaurant upholds its prestige and distinction by serving "real" food, such as a variety of fresh takes on Eggs Benedict for breakfast, BLTs and Hand Formed Burgers for lunch. Try a Filet Oscar for dinner, using the best and freshest product in season. Whether dining for business, romance or with family, Twenty6 provides a memorable experience for all.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
TWENTY6 reviews from OpenTable diners
23 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for lunch (10)great for outdoor dining (9)great for brunch (8)good for groups (8)fit for foodies (7)kid-friendly (7)neighborhood gem (7)special occasion (5)romantic (5)vibrant bar scene (4)late-night find (3)scenic view (3)notable wine list (2)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Don't waste your time
    Victoria
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Terrible menu, unless you're say, 13 or so. Tater tots? Really? TV dinner? Really? I'm guessing the chef thinks these items are clever or cute, maybe even trendy. Next time I'll stay home thank you. Service was quite good but they need a real chef to work with. What they have heading up the kitchen now is a clown.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    2foodies
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Can't say enough about the Filet Oscar. Just a taste explosion. Steak was prepared perfectly and even though there was a lot going on the plate it all married perfectly. Prices were reasonable for the quality of the food. Service was excellent and chef took care of our birthday guest very well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TV dinner
    PamdeniseVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Had the TV dinner which was pork very tender in a special sauce didn't like the peas an they gave me broccoli very accommodating. Our waiter Gilbert was excellent always knew when we needed something. Matt the manager which was new introduced himself an made us feel very welcomed. We love twenty six we feel we r eatting at home. We love using open table😀
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the Caprese salad!
    blueingreenVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I usually have french onion soup and a flatbread for lunch here, but this visit it was too hot for soup so I tried the Caprese salad. It's a noodle salad, and absolutely delicious. Really fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. But all the food here is great, and I always love visiting La Quinta Resort and checking out the latest flowers--such a gorgeous setting.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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  • Great service
    ragina
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We dined on Saturday, 8/2/14 and had a lovely time. The food was really good and waiters were fabulous. I have to mention that the pretzel bread rolls with the mustard butter were just so great. We had the prime rib special and the fettuccine dinners, both were quite good. If I find myself back in LaQuinta, this will be my dinner spot!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • music
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    way too loud could not converse good music choices just too loud
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful experience
    Dagsdoll
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    We had a great dinner at Twenty 6. The food was delicious and the staff fun and engaging. We came back for breakfast the next day and same vibe and tasty meal than as weel
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Girlsnightout
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Attentive wait staff with outstanding menu choices. Charming atmosphere with large booths and tables suitable for large groups or a quiet table for two. The old Spanish decor of the exterior this facility is very inviting.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great For Breakfast
    Andrew
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Good for breakfast especially on weekends. Try their bloody mary with or without booz. The salads are always very good too but I haven't ventured too far into the lunch/dinner menu.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A++
    Ethomp
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We are crazy about their Eggs Benedict and the Garlic tots!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best of the resort
    HappyDiner
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We ate dinner, lunch, and had cocktails and appetizers at the bar over four days at the resort. Twenty6 is definitely our favorite restaurant at La Quinta. Food and service was great every time.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Jim65
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Excellent menu choices. Innovative cocktail choices. Gracious service
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 11 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 250 reviews are from the TWENTY6 reviews archive.
  • Pleasant Surprize
    FrequentflyersVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    I am somewhat jaded when it comes to hotel restraints especially the b/l/d venues. We gad a ZgC from our family so after a spa we went for lunch at Twenty-Six on a Saturday. Very pleasantly surprised. Service was but not overbearing, friendly and glad to see us. We are outside on the spacious patio - casual but civilized. We chose salads, my partner the mandarin with grilled salmon. Vegetables were crisp in a light but flavourful dressing and the salmon grilled perfectly. I had the classic Cobb salad and it was one of the best I have had in a long term. They stick to the traditional ingredients so that the right mix of flavours comes through. A repeat visit is warranted.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • brunch
    kitty
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    This is definitely the place to go for brunch, but they do not take reservations so go early. It is nice to sit outside but gets super hot in the afternoon so I would recommend sitting inside if you're going for lunch. The cheese platter is awesome!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Yuck
    jenyd
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Avoid this place. Poor service and very mediocre, overpriced food.
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  • Great time
    Gina
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Lovely restaurant. 4 for dinner quiet, relaxing, with great service and wonderful food!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Experience
    DesertDiner
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Food was perfect. Waiter was very attentive without being intrusive. There was an excellent band playing in the plaza. The evening was exactly what you would picture in a desert vacation. A beautiful night, great friends, perfect food and an inspired ambiance.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best place to relax
    BjdlovopentableVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Just love this place for outdoor dining with pleasant music, relaxing vibes! Incredibly delicious food and wine!
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    Chelle
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    Love the LQ Resort so wanted to try one of their restaurants. Ignored for most of the first 30 minutes while MANY employees buzzed around doing a lot of nothing. Waiter was apathetic, food was really good but I felt way over priced.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place
    HeatherS
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    We stayed at La Quinta for a conference and ended up eating almost every meal here. Food was good and consistent, and the beer wasn't bad either!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Patio Dining
    BjdlovopentableVIP
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    Loved everything about this experience, especially the Lollipop icecream ending to delicious food!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eat outside
    Jimm
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    No room for us outside on the patio so four of us ate indoors. Not the greatest inside, wished we were on the patio.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Taste of Old World
    Jammy
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    The ambience is outstanding. To be sitting in the middle of history is an awesome adventure. The area is like a classic old European courtyard that is well cared for. The cobbled drive and walkways project an old world feel. Truly worth a visit for families,groups or just a romantic dinner or brunch. The menu is uncluttered but appeals to all pallets. We will go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delightful dining al fresco
    SoozieqzVIP
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    Had a great dinner, enjoyed dining outside on a perfect desert evening! Dinner was great, Caesar salad with shrimp was delish as was the spaghetti the hubs ordered and roasted chicken my auntie ordered. The tots are a must have, garlicky and crunchy and so delicious!! We will be back again soon!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food.. cocktails.. music
    KevinM
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    Had cocktails, lunch and dinner while staying at the resort for a few days. All the food was very good, service was excellent. Cocktails were great! Had a great time at the bar and Victor the bar tender does a great job! Comfort food after a round of golf hits the spot. Outdoor seating with live music, in La Quinta.. really doesn't get too much better.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very disappointing Very unsophistic
    Fabfoodfinders
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    Very disappointing Very unsophisticated staff, food was less than tolerable. Smash potatoes were gummy,salmon was smothered in a glaze that did not enhance the delicate flavor of the fish but instead, was like eating a jar of jam. Also the pan gravy for the chicken tasted institutional. The pretzel bread was served warm but stale.
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  • Fabulous Dining Experience
    mary
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. The food was delicious, service great and love the outdoor seating. After a long day watching tennis at the PNB Paribas, it is always nice to come back to the beautiful La Quinta resort and have dinner just a short walk from the hotel room. We will be back next year.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great except no brewed decaf !
    jwrocVIP
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Sunday evening....everything excellent until asked for decaf coffee...startled to be served hastily concocted santa...expected more from a Waldorf Astoria establishment
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • On the Saturday night it was
    RFarberVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    On the Saturday night it was loud and crowded but we came early and left early. The food was good, not outstanding but fine. For a cafe, it was pretty expensive.
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  • Great food without fuss
    restaurantguerrilla
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    Cool find!! Entire menu is on one page, plus a savory nightly special. Buffalo wings at the bar were big, zingy but not too hot. Beautiful patio. Purple pickled cauliflower appetizer with just the right blend of vinegar and sweet, served in a glass measuring cup was a unique surprise. Waitstaff is friendly, pleasant and fast. Salmon was perfectly cooked. I had the spinach artichoke heart fettuccine topped with huge prawns and was blown away because I'm not a fan of creme sauce and this was tasty, light and broth based, not assassinated by cheese. Killer fluffy peanut butter pie, and fresh coffee topped it off. Gorgeous setting, very "Rita Hayworth" with the smell of orange blossoms. Free valet parking. A new fav.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great evening
    PianoPlayer
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    Our group of four really enjoyed this restaurant. The food was delicious, the service was excellent, and the ambience was romantic and upbeat. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as always!
    Reginagirl
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Another wonderful lunch. My guests from Canada loved it. It's our favorite lunch location. Keep up the good work.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service comment
    JoAnn
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Food was great. However, the servers wanted to take away our food before we were done eating. Not once but twice. Gave us the feeling of being rushed out!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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  • very pleasant
    jwrocVIP
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    weekday evening...ate outside...delightful...good music, food, service...good value for the money (moderate)
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New standards of service
    DesertSpinDoc
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    This has become a favorite Sunday spot, for all the usual reasons (food, ambience, etc.) but the service sets Twenty6 apart more than anything else. I hope I've remembered names correctly from fleeting glimpses of name-tags, but Paulette, Juan (?) and Alejandra are real standouts. They take their jobs seriously and obviously know how to connect with their customers. The manager (Eric?) has assembled quite an amazing team and the service is exemplary from start to finish. It takes a lot to impress me in this area (alas, service standards have slipped many places) but this place sets the bar high. (The food is terrific, too!)
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular Salmon!
    RichB2405
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    Salmon was excellent! Perfectly Prepared! Great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good, but...
    Irishman
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    This is a beautiful outdoor lunch spot with excellent service. We thought the prices for food were excessive. Be prepared to pay $18.00 for a burger & fries...cheapest price for not-very-good wine was $11.00 a glass...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful al fresco ambience
    Islandmom
    Dined on 2/18/2014
    I've eaten at 26 every time I vacation in La Quinta for both lunch and/or dinner. The food is always delicious and the service is very attentive. I highly recommend their fries as a guilty pleasure! This time I had children with me and they enjoyed being able to sit outside at night, wander around and look at the amazing landscape surrounding the resort and restaurant. I enjoyed the filet for dinner which was prepared perfectly and my daughters ate off the children's menu. One had the spaghetti which was great and my picky eater ordered a grilled cheese which I would not order again. Basically it was just 3 pieces of stacked toast with a tiny bit of cheese. However overall this restaurant is one of my favs and I will continue to come back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ordinary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Had reservations, seated quickly, but waited an hour after ordering for food to be delivered. The menu is boring, all the same food you find everywhere else in the desert. The Waldorf needs to update its menu with more fresh vegetables and creative food choices and presentation. The historical hotel setting deserves better attention to what's being served in its restaurants.
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    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Was a great night overall.
    DerJen
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Was a great night overall. Service was impeccable.
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    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.