La Quinta Cliffhouse
Sunset Dinner Special: Daily 4:30-5:30pm
Bar: Opens at 4pm
Happy Hour: Every night 4pm-6:30pm, and all night Sunday
La Quinta Cliffhouse offers 4 distinct event venues to accommodate intimate dinners to large celebrations. So whether it is a rehearsal dinner, corporate event, private party or holiday celebration, La Quinta Cliffhouse’s striking ambiance and warm staff will make your event a memorable one.View Private Dining Details
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Daily 8:30PM - 11:30PM
Great food. We had sunset dinner
Wonderful restaurant, great food, very nice service. Waitress was not super knowledgable on the food but the Manager was right on the spot to help out. Manager also came to ask about our dinner.
We ordered a couple of glasses of their dessert wine, they ran out mid-pour so the manager/sommelier got a new bottle chilled immediately and came in later to refill our glasses. She was very attentive and kept us informed about the wine issues so we would not think they forgotten about us.
My wife and I went on a dinner date and love the Cliffhouse. The only thing we would have changed was the table that we had. We were seated at a 2 person table and would have preferred a 4 person table. The restaurant was not busy. Plenty of 4 person tables available. Our fault for not speaking up. The hostess seated other couples at those tables. Wish next time we would be given a choice. The 2 person tables are to small for eating comfortably. Not to mention that reserving on open table should give us a better table.
Steaks were not very good. Grilled should have no sauce. Also they have a happy hour menu in bar they don’t advertise.
Anniversary. Wonderful setting. Enjoyed a happy hour appetizer and cocktails in the bar .
Dinner at a table next to the window-good view!
Food was delicious-staff very helpful with info about food and wine choices.
This is a lovely restaurant with outstanding food and good service. The view at sunset is exceptional.
Food and service were great all around. I'll be back soon to experience Happy Hour as the bar seemed very lively.
The food was good but nothing special. The service was adequate but didn’t enhance the experience. There are many restaurants in the area I would return to before this. Overall it was ok.
Amazing experience, as always. You guys NEVER disappoint. Thank you!!
This was our third visit for my wife and I, and it did not disappoint. The Cliffhouse has now become our favorite fine dining restaurant in the Coachella Valley and we make a reservation each time we are staying in the area. The food and service are great and the menu prices are reasonable. I highly recommend their Sunset Dinner specials - a fantastic two course dinner at a great value (only available early in the evening). We are already looking forward to our next visit, to celebrate my wife's birthday!
Iconic desert restaurant--food okay, service good, wine list good. Great view!
It could stand some design refreshing inside and outside as the interior is dark and dated and the exterior tired looking as well.
Disappointed this time as the service was poor. The meal I ordered Was not good this time ( I know as I have had it before.) I was disappointed as this was my Birthday. The manager wandered around but didn’t seem to be checking on anything‼️‼️ Once again the service was POOR . We go there often but will think twice before we go again soon.
Great food, service and atmosphere, we were celebrating a special birthday. Everyone had a wonderful experience.
Food was great! Service was impeccable! Rebecca our server was amazing!! Definitely plan to come back again.
This was an excellent restaurant. It was very pretty and the food was delicious. It was an excellent value.
I have to say that La Quinta Cliffhouse is my favorite restaurant in the Indian Wells area. The food is beyond delicious and just love the atmosphere and everything about this place. We always make it a point of planning a dinner when in this part of town and highly recommend it to others.
Great dinner with friends! Biff the manager took great care of us like we were family! Great wines for all price points.
As usual always great food, great service, and an absolutely wonderful sunset. They always satisfy and never disappoint.
I have been to the Cliffhouse a number of times and I usually order the flat iron steak off the sunset dinner menu, which is excellent. However, during my latest visit I ordered the sugar spiced salmon. What a delicious dish; I believe it to be the best tasting salmon dish I have ever ordered at any restaurant. Now, I can't wait to return to sample even a different entre on the Cliffhouse sunset dinner menu, perhaps the pork chops! What a great restaurant.
We had a lovely experience at the Cliffhouse. We felt welcomed from the first moment we walked in. The wine list was terrific and it was an unexpected bonus to be able to order the $21 special! The bar was packed so if you are planning to dine in the bar you should go early !
We go for their Sunset dinner and always get the sugar spiced salmon. Great value two courses.
Cliff House never disappoints. Had the Sunset Dinner menu, great value.
Great food, atmosphere and customer service.
We love the Cliffhouse. We always go for the Sunset dinners. Great food at a fantastic bargin. We always order the sugar coated salmon.
Quiet birthday celebration for two. Went early for bargain sunset special. Food and service were great. Ambiance was pleasant in main dining area. Restaurant provided special birthday dessert. Very nice.
This is a great place for special occasions. The early dinner is a great value.
Birthday - great dinner!
fun with family! Love this beautiful spot!
The food and atmosphere were outstanding. we had the early menu which was a very good value. We were celebrating our anniversary and they treated us to a wonderful ice cream cake dessert.
Hadn't been back in a long time as next table was holding a conference call on their speaker phone and waiter wouldn't do anything about it. This time, food, service was great and no bozos. Great night. They are definitely back on the list of go to's
We had a thoroughly enjoyable anniversary dinner. Biff the manager and Matt the waiter we're great. We will be back.
Good food, service was good, dining room very noisy
My wife and I went for our First Anniversary and we were greeted by the Manager welcoming us and wishing us a "Happy Anniversary". We were taken to a secluded booth and treated like Royalty. The food was to die for and we were then treated to a Macadamia Ice cream pie for desert. (Also to die for!)
Considering it was Father’s Day we had excellent service and the food was delicious
Our service was great, food was good and came out quickly, atmosphere was beautiful!
Pleasantly surprised by The Cliffhouse! After driving by many times during stays in La Quinta, we decided to give it a try during a weekend getaway for Father’s Day! We loved the cool Thunder Mountain rocky atmosphere with water features. It really set the tone as we walked up the stairs to the hostess check in! The kids loved it! I love fun restaurants with cool vibes! We were seated right away at a lovely table on the patio that was built right into the cliff side. My youngest son started with a raw oysters, which were large and meaty and he was very impressed. The rest of my party had salads which were just okay. I loved my entree which was a homemade fettuccine dish loaded with mushrooms in a delicious creamy Marsala type sauce! My youngest son raved about his grilled chicken and mashed potatoes which he ordered from the kids menu. I added a couple of pieces of his chicken to my pasta which was delicious in the creamy sauce! My husband had a scallop entree which he enjoyed and my oldest son had the filet mignon, that he really liked but only wished the portion could have been bigger. We finished with a huge piece of hula pie that was plenty for the four of us! I highly recommend the Cliffhouse not only for the tasty pasta dish that I will crave but for the fun and charming cliff side atmosphere! It will be added to one of our regular spots on our visits to La Quinta for sure!
We chose the Cliff House to celebrate our anniversary. On our arrival we were congratulated and taken to a nice table. Our server was friendly, also mentioned our anniversary. We had Mai Tia cocktails that were were perfect. All aspects of our meals were excellent. The appetizers were tasty and well prepared. My halibut entree was the best I have ever tasted. cooked to perfection. We ordered desserts but before we could eat them, the restaurant gave us a slice of Mud Pie. We had our desserts with champagne the next morning. The treatment we received from all staff members was outstanding especially from Marcos our server. We will definitely return
Love this place- always a great menu with wonderful Happy Hour- service is wonderful!!