Azucar at La Serena Villas

4.6
997 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Curbside pick-up available. To order please call 760-832-8044.
Azucar, located in La Serena Villas, is dedicated to excellence. We serve modern contemporary cuisine to a sophisticated adult-only crowd, focusing on flavor utilizing high quality and local ingredients. We offer outdoor seating by our beautiful pool and on our gorgeous rooftop deck. Reservations are strongly recommended, please be advised that we cannot accommodate any children or persons under 21 at any time.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 997 people are saying
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SofiaB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food5service1ambience5

The atmosphere was nice. The food and drinks were good but the service was terrible. The restaurant was not busy with guest and we still had to wait extremely long for our food. Only 2 services. The two managers were just sitting around on their iPad not even helping. The one manager came over to our table to apologize for the short staff but he wasn’t even doing anything to help out. The two other tables next to us didn’t even get their dinner served to them the kitchen forgot their order. The other couple had to wait for their drinks and they weren’t even the correct drinks. Very dissatisfied with the overall experience

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vipjab7129
Palm Springs
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service1ambience4

What a travesty. Such a beautiful setting, but unfortunately the management doesn't seem to have a clue how to run a restaurant. They were short of help the night of our visit and our waitress was trying her damndest to take care of every table by herself (16 tables) but didn't have any support from management. The woman who seemed to be in charge walked around with an IPad and the other gentleman who acted like a manager didn't offer any help. We waited 25 minutes for our first drink to arrive, another 20 minutes to place our dinner order, 30 minutes for dinner to arrive, 30 minutes to eat and 20 more minutes to get our check, then 20 minutes to get the credit cards back. All the while, no help for the poor waitress. Luckily the food was good!

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AprilP
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

The food was disgusting. My entree tasted like a sad frozen lean cuisine. The restaurant was cute but that meal was horrible.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Get the stuffed poblano.

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QianaT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience with the hostess and waitstaff. Food was excellent with beautiful presentation. Lovely space and would highly recommend to others.

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JayB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely love this place. The food, drinks and service were top notch. Highly recommend!

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DonP
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience1

BRIDEZILLA Partys EVERYWHERE! Nothing but young girls in stupid costumes. Not the experience we had hoped for. We thought this would be somewhat upscale but with all these screaming idiots, we will not be returning. Diner beware...

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Went for birthday dinner with my sister. The food was good but the service was amazing! Definitely recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience5

I don’t know if the place was understaffed but it took really long for us to get service..

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PalomaS
San Diego
10 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Overall it was ok, I don’t think I’ll return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff went out of their way to make our bride-to-be feel extra special! We are so grateful to have celebrated here, in a safe and fun environment. Can’t wait to return next time we are visiting the area!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great date night location!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated a bachelorette party and Azucar went above and beyond. They created a custom menu with the brides name on it and service was great. Food and ambiance was amazing!

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PaulM
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Its been a long time since Ive had such an Exceptional Experience!!
Kudos to everyone at Azucar !!!
All I can say is that you need to experience it for yourself ....

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AdriaR1
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance, great food and excellent service!

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LindsayW
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great service, awesome cocktails and delicious food!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall2food5service2ambience5

Service was really bad.

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PTDC
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Beautiful rooftop setting. The salmon was a bit dry. The swordfish was very good. There was a mix up in that we waited a long time for our salads and were served our entrees first, which had to be returned to the kitchen. The waiters were very apologetic and tried to make things right quickly.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We went here for my wife’s birthday. We made the best of the time, however the menu leaned more on the seafood side with limited meat and poultry options. The beef tenderloin we did get was fantastic. Drinks were delicious and strong. There were a lot of bachelorette parties going on while there, so it made it a great place to people watch. Overall, it was an decent experience. A little pricey in my opinion, but oh well.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun staff, great ambience, yummy food & drinks

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Raini
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place exceeded expectations. From the moment we walked in, the atmosphere was breathtaking. It was quiet, romantic, and literally a dream. My partner ordered the crab-stuffed poblano pepper and I ordered the swordfish. Both the crab and swordfish melted in your mouth - it was utterly delicious. Not only was the food impeccable, so was the service and the staff. We definitely got more than what we paid for. Next time we're in Palm Springs, you bet your money that we'll be returning.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing!!!!!!! The best bartender/waiter who really took care of us and made it a special night!! Thank you!!!!!

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Pink
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Really lovely dinner experience. It was easy to find the restaurant tucked in the back of the hotel. Ample parking nearby. Love the misters they had going on in the summer! Really helped keep us cool. Definitely a romantic and chill vibe.

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MaryR
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

On vacation. Place was highly rated so we decided to try. Aside from our server being kind this experience was unpleasant and weird from start to finish. We biked from our hotel up the street and when I asked the front desk person where to lock the bikes because I didn’t see a bike rack he said to just set them by the door and that he’d keep an eye on it. Later my boyfriend found a bike rack right by the door so I found it odd and fishy that the front desk person didn’t mention they had a bike rack… to bring us to dinner… the drinks were cute and sounded good but were mediocre at best. The food (a 34 dollar plate with three scallops) came out cold as well as my boyfriends that was the crab stuffed poblanos both came out lukewarm to cold. I’m usually not one to make a fuss but for the cost we told the server and he was very forgiving and took them back and brought new dishes that were hot. However at the end of the day the food wasn’t anything spectacular for the price. Would not recommend if you really are looking for good food.

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vipLynneA
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, beautiful presentation, friendly and attentive staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went there to celebrate my husband’s birthday. The service was exceptional.Highly recommended!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

All great but limited menu. 7 entrees.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and amazing food!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the perfect place to spend our anniversary. The decor was gorgeous, the margaritas were so delicious and the service was flawless. Our server was so friendly, there enough but not too much. They had misters and fans to make the 110 degree heat bearable. Even with a a bachelorette party next to us, it still was quiet. A fantastic experience

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vipefoodie
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fantastic experience! We sat on the rooftop on a gorgeous evening to celebrate a friend’s birthday. The service was attentive without being rushed. The food was expertly prepared and seasoned and the cocktails were refreshing. Thank you to the staff and the chefs. This is a MUST VISIT while in Palm Springs.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place is magical. We really enjoyed the lower level by the pool. Food and drinks are fabulous. Amazing place for a romantic date. Laura the general manager came to check on us and made the experience even better. Very grateful we found this place. Would highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cute place with a boho vibe with amazing views, drinks, and service. Highly recommend for date night or special occasions.

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lilibug78
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great staff. Our server Michael was amazing. Will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience5

Beautiful setting, and good cocktails. Entrees were served room temperature and I sent back. Kitchen attempted to reheat. Server comped a dessert. No acknowledgement of anniversary as noted on reservation.

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KrystalB
Baja California
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful Food & the service was outstanding. Definitely recommend this beautiful place.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it here!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious cocktails! Adorable atmosphere and great food!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a great dinner for my birthday. Food was great.

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vipGaryB
San Diego
15 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice spot to catch a meal! Located conveniently in La Serena boutique hotel.

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lourdesg
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Drinks fabulous. Atmosphere was incredible. Can’t wait to go back.

FAQs

Azucar at La Serena Villas is rated 4.6 stars by 997 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.