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The Grill on Main

) #13 of 95 Restaurants in La Quinta €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
78065 Main St, Ste 104, La Quinta, CA 92253-3409
+1 760-777-7773
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (25 reviews)
“maple salmon” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
78065 Main St, Ste 104, La Quinta, CA 92253-3409
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Like most folks in La Quinta, we headed to Stuft Pizza for the happy hour specials (food-wise). It's a must with a family of 5 to save where you can. The wait was over 45mins so we said forget it and walked around the corner...More

1  Thank KachellaKing
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

We are beginning to hear more people that share your feelings about our little restaurant/bar. Although by design, your experience with us will be a little different than our neighbor, we infuse the same value into our menu and Happy Hour options. We're glad you...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Really nice ambiance for patio dining. Located in Old Town Laquinta, great location for people watching, art, or casual shopping. Happy Hour features great discounts on food and drink, with great selections. I highly suggest the Grill Burger, with cheese and bacon! Good Eating!!More

1  Thank 22pat639
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Thanks for noticing! We are pretty lucky to be in such a great location and we work hard to make sure our food and service are top notch, as well as, a great value for our guests. Next time have us throw an onion ring...More

Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I found this place through trip advisor. The reviews were good and the food and price lived up to them. I had a special, flatiron steak with a peppercorn sauce. My husband had the meatloaf special and nothing remained when he was...More

Thank Jnietupski3
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Thanks for joining us for dinner, as well as, taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your meals. We have fantastic kitchen crew that we are quite proud of. Hope to see you again soon! AJ

Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We were seated at probably the worst table in the restaurant. There is a door to the patio behind our chairs and people were going through that door all the time. Some people are nice. They held the door when it was closing. Others just...More

Thank Fan X
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. By doing so it helps us work on issues we may not be aware of such as the placement of tables. We put great time and effort into the quality and preparation of...More

Reviewed 30 March 2016

Family of 5 ate dinner here. Price was reasonable. Fish tacos were good. Burgers good. Salads were generous portions. My son loved the half rack of ribs. The place was crowded so we ended up eating outside which was nice but it was quite windy....More

Thank Laura T
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016

Thanks for choosing us for dinner and for taking the time to let us know how we did. We put a lot of thought and effort into our little restaurant. We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon! AJ

Reviewed 29 March 2016

We had planned on going to a different restaurant this evening, but they had a one hour queue. We wandered around Old La Quinta and found the Grill on Main. There was a short 20 minute wait, so we waited. We were seated promptly, and...More

1  Thank Gordon H
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016

Thanks for your patience during your visit. It sounds as though we could have been a little quicker with our service. Glad to you see you enjoyed your meals. Chef Brett is also our owner, and puts a lot of time and effort into making...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Relaxing atmosphere, great menu and live music. Nice combination of a sport bar and upscale restaurant. I don't remember when was the last time I've seen people dancing in the restaurant.

Thank Gennadiy F
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016

Good times for all our guests is what we strive for, great food and service are only part of the equation. We're glad you had a great time, thanks for stopping by and sharing your experience! AJ

Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

My husband had the Thursday special Turkey dinner and a Caesar salad. The turkey dinner was good and perfect comfort food for his cold. He didn't care for the Caesar salad but then he never likes restaurant Caesars. I had their hamburger. It was yummy....More

Thank Jane J
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. We're glad you enjoyed your meals, as well as, the service. We will assess the placement of our tables. Making all our guests, regardless of party size, feel appreciated is of the upmost importance to us....More

Reviewed 17 March 2016

We happened upon The Grill on Main and decided to try it. Very happy with everything. Great staff, great drinks, great food, fun atmosphere. Ordered a burger, taco's, and drinks. Everything was excellent. Prices are reasonable. We liked it so much, we came back the...More

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Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016

We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Be sure to ask for me next time your in, thanks again! AJ

Reviewed 6 March 2016

We got a table right away on their charming patio. The food was good, not great, but our server was excellent, and we really enjoyed the atmosphere.More

Thank Janet F
Thegrillonmain, General Manager at The Grill on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2016

Your review exposes a little as to your character. We could have done better on the food side, yet you focused on the things we/your server succeeded with. Thank you for that! That being said, it is extremely important to us that our guests are...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
HeidiH46
Are dogs allowed on the outside patio?
13 November 2016|
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Response from Charlene W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!
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Linda W
Happy hour
12 June 2016|
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Response from Lqtena | Reviewed this property |
Great Happy Hour!
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Linda W
What time is the happy hour?
12 June 2016|
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Response from Thegrillonmain | Property representative |
Through the summer months, Tuesday-Sunday from 2pm to 6pm. See you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78065 Main St, Ste 104, La Quinta, CA 92253-3409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-777-7773
  • E-mail
Description
There's something for everyone at The Grill on Main! Lunch, Happy Hour, Dinner, Weekend Brunch & Live Music. Enjoy the relaxed, casual atmosphere, a fresh take on CLASSIC AMERICAN FARE, specialty micro-brews, an interesting wine list and full bar. The menu includes a wide variety of cuisine including appetizers, fresh salads, traditional American favorites, fresh seafood, pasta, steak and specialty sandwiches and burgers. Live Music on Friday & Saturday evenings featuring popular local musicians.
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