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La Quinta Baking Co

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78395 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92253-2071
+1 760-777-1699
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 07:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

We recently visited this bakery after reading good reviews and were quite disappointed for the second time. We walked in and there was no one there and the person working there did not really greet us or make us feel welcome. We had just visited to get a dessert and some expresso. The expresso was not very good and the... More 

1 Thank Lisa F
La Quinta, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

Have visited for lunch a number of times. Each visit was a joy. Be careful not to look at the wonderful case of French pastries. They can be dangerous to your waistelinè.

Thank Cary92
Bonsall, California
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184 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014

Good food and pastries. Good service. Pleasant little spot. Outdoor patio, cute, but noisy. A nice break from the tourist traps and chains.

1 Thank R H
Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

We have always loved this restaurant! Wonderful service, food is delicious, and the desserts are out of this world! Outside dining, which we love, with a lovely fountain, but the view is of a . . . gasp. . . parking lot!!

Thank Calvin78
Los Gatos, California
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

First time eating breakfast here and did not disappoint. Will go again. Service good, food delicious.

1 Thank almasst
La Quinta
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This little gem of an eatery and French bakery in La Quinta is my go to place for lunch. It has a quaint atmosphere with great food. Their fresh baked daily bread and pastries are absolutely wonderful. They also have outside patio dining weather permitting which is delightful. They are also open for breakfast and dinner. I frequently have the... More 

1 Thank David888888
La Quinta, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is one of my fav "go to" spots when we have visitors. I pick up one of their creamy delicious quiches and an apple tart and soak up the rave reviews. We particularly like to go sit on the patio and enjoy a latte and breakfast. Good people watching too.

1 Thank Cindy V
Kelowna, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

Had breakfast here twice on our way to the Indian Wells Tennis Tournament. We had a good experience both times. The Phil Mickelson Eggs Benedict, feta cheese omelet and bread rolls were all good and the almond croissant was excellent - just as good as ones I have had in France. We liked the outside patio area with the fountain... More 

Thank Annette D
Lincoln, Nebraska
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

A couple who lives at La Quinta resort recommended that we have breakfast here. We were excited to try it. We arrived at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday. There were people seated at three tables outside when we arrived. We waited to be seated and were told someone would be by to take our order. It got very busy and... More 

2 Thank NotInKansasToto
St. Louis, MO.
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

I was looking forward to eating here after reading some great reviews. However, it was a disappointment. I ordered their house specialty ...a spinach fritatta with Brie. Yes, it had those ingredients but, someone needs to teach them how to cook. What was presented was probably 3 eggs mixed with some fresh spinach topped with 2 paper thin slices of... More 

2 Thank uptownantiques

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
French, American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78395 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92253-2071
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-777-1699
Small, charming indoor/outdoor French cafe serving authentic, affordable entrées for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Large, diverse menu with emphasis on quality and freshness.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?