About Adobe Grill
Famed for its award-winning tamales, housemade tortillas and selection of artisan tequila; Adobe Grill is an authentic regional Mexican dining experience located at La Quinta Resort & Club in the Palm Springs area. Adobe Grill is decorated in a traditional Oaxacan motif, highlighted by a ten foot tequila display, a double sided fireplace with a mosaic finish. Sliding patio doors allow the dining room and outdoor patio to become one. Let our master tequilero create a signature margarita from one of more than 100 tequilas. On weekends, we feature live music on the open air plaza in the heart of La Quinta Resort; come relax and take pleasure in the one of a kind surroundings.
Mexican, Comfort Food, Mexican / Southwestern
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Nightly 5:00pm to 10pm
Bar: Nightly: 4pm - 10pm
Top of the Plaza: Nightly, 4pm - 10pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
(760) 564-4111 ext. 5725
Inka Kings Wednesday- Sunday 6pm - 9pm
Self Parking or Valet
Beer, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Dancing, View, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
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Adobe Grill Ratings and Reviews
Excellent service! Our waiter was fantas ...
Excellent service! Our waiter was fantastic. We had the fish and thought it was exceptional. The atmosphere was very nice. It was a little loud but not so loud that you couldn't hear each other talk. Overall a great experience.
You don't have to be a guest at the La Q ...
You don't have to be a guest at the La Quinta resort to enjoy this great restaurant. As a "local", we pass on the places designed for tourists and choose Adobe Grill for excellent Mexican food. Everything is made fresh each day (no commercial microwaves) and a full bar with a great selection of tequila.
Noise level was extreme. Food and drink ...
Noise level was extreme. Food and drink were mediocre. The combination of wait staff carrying food & drink to the patio and returning wait staff carrying dirty dishes and patrons being shown to their tables all meeting head on next to our table was like being at Grand Central Station at rush hour. All in all not a good experience.
This is a cool little Mexican restaurant ...
This is a cool little Mexican restaurant at LA Quinta Resort. The outdoor seating has beautiful mountain view but beware of the summer heat. Margarita's were tasty but not outstanding. The food was delicious but a bit on the small serving side. My mole chicken had the best sauce ever. I would have liked to see more sides like guacamole included in the price. Good cocktail menu and white wines...reds could be expanded slightly.
As soon as you walk into the restaurant ...
As soon as you walk into the restaurant you are greeted with friendly staff and a lovely ambiance that looks and feels authentic. while the dining area is a bit over the top with the Mexican theme, as indicated with the tower of liquor in the middle of the dining room, it is an amazing Mexican themed restaurant. the live music is astoundingly beautiful. the artists rendition of both popular songs as well as personal favorites of him feel as though they want to be there to entertain you. the food we received was beautifully crafted on authentic plated that resonated with the rest of the restaurant in terms of beauty.
the staff, as lovely as they are, kept an honest and genuine smile throughout or stay at the restaurant. i have not seen a better we kept staff, and the only staff that i feel will out preform them is the same staff in the future.
the scenery is overall breathtaking, the overlook you see on a cloudy day while the sunsets is only reminiscent of a scene from The Great Gatsby. with the sun turning the clouds different colors and the deliciousness of the food we ordered, the pair was unbelievable. this restaurant, and the others on the La Quinta Property, truly focus on what is important. the joy one gets from walking across the property gazing at the wondrous sights can only be described as breathtaking.
Requested a quiet table and was seated i ...
Requested a quiet table and was seated in a smaller rear room Before our entree was served the four tops were reconfigured to seat a group of 20 next to us. We couldn't talk across the the table due to the noise level. Won't sit inside again ever, unfortunately outside temp on the porch over 100.
No air conditioning in back room. We all ...
No air conditioning in back room. We all were sweating through our shirts. Had to ask to move to main dining area. Main dining area is SO LOUD. Can barely hear people at your own table. Food sub par. Everyone at our table was very disappointed with the slop on each of our plates. Annoyed we paid such high prices for awful tasting food [slop] served in such small portions.
Went with a group of girlfriends for the ...
Went with a group of girlfriends for the 2nd year in. A row. Every one enjoyed their meal. They have a $15 corkage fee which was helpful in keeping our bill lower. Would highly recommend reservations on weekends. Great mountain views from main dining room and a large bar area if you just want a cocktail and appetizers.
I have eaten at this place before, and t ...
I have eaten at this place before, and the food was worth the second trip. This time our service was horrible. We had a reservation, yet were seated in the rear of the restaurant as though we were not fit for the main dining room. I was there with my best friend for a mom-getaway weekend. Our server was rude and never checked on us. Quite frankly neither did any one else. We were in a forgotten part of the restaurant. When our server created us, she was unfriendly and almost seemed annoyed that she had to take care of our table. My friend and I are not demanding patrons. We simply wanted a warm smile and a friendly attitude. This server was rude and sassy. I know a thing or two about good service in a restaurant as I have over 6 years experience serving and bartending. Based on our last experience, I would rather dine elsewhere. Some where I can be treated like a customer, and giving the time of day by our server. We were very displeased with our visit.
Memorial Day Weekend Dinner
We were spending Memorial Day in La Quinta and had a horrible dining experience the night before in Palm Springs at Las Casuelas Terraza. Ended up walking out of the place. On the other hand, the Adobe Grill in La Quinta was fabulous. Our server, Maria, was hysterical! She was such a lot of fun and very attentive. We enjoyed sitting out on the patio, the food was very good and overall, our dining experience was wonderful. We would definitely go back next time we are in La Quinta!!
The place was busy with locals and with ...
The place was busy with locals and with convention group attendees. We were asked to hurry up and order because they wanted our table; however, the waiter didn't come around to take our order for quite some time. The portions were generous, and the dishes included the typical American Mexican rice and refried beans.
I frequently dine at Adobe Grill and was surprised and disappointed to have experienced poor service. We requested the table side guacomole be mild and found it to be quite hot; the server suggested lime to cut the spiciness however it did not reduce the spiciness. She offered no other solution. Additionally everyone at the table ordered the Sangria yet the waitress did not suggest Sangria by the pitcher. I clearly felt she was annoyed we were not ordering the higher priced menu items.
Food was great...service?
Took way too long (35 mins) to receive our dinner entree orders. However, the waiters were a little too aggressive in asking about during drink refill orders during the wait. The food was great but the lag in time ruined the dinner experience.
Adobe is my favorite restaurant in La Qu ...
Adobe is my favorite restaurant in La Quinta! The food is amazing! Authentic fresh Mexican cuisine, where the flavors stand out. This is not one of those Americanized "Mexican" places that smother everything in cheese. From the fajitas to the tamales, it is all delicious! The table side guacamole is a must!They have an extensive margarita menu, all are made with natural ingredients. My favorite is the Skinny Margarita!
The service is wonderful. All of the staff are working hard but seem to enjoy their work. They are always very friendly and attentive. And they know the menu! You can ask any question and they know the answer.
Ambience is really the icing on top of this great dining experience. Comfortable seating inside and out. Though I think outside is better! The lighting and live band make for a romantic evening or fun night with friends. I really can't say enough about this wonderful place and not one negative comes to mind. Reservations are a must because it's always busy, especially if you want to sit outside.
Go-to for food, drink, service & ambience.
As a part time resident, I have eaten at many restaurants in the Coachella Valley, however Adobe Grill remains one of my favorites for good food, ambience, service and of course their refreshing sangria. I eat at Adobe Grill at least 3 X a month, alone or with friends and family. Marco is an excellent waiter in the dining room or sit at the bar and chat up the bartenders.
Good Food and Convenient
Great Mexican food and bonus that we could just walk there from our room! I recommend sitting outside on the patio. It's a very nice courtyard. The restaurant was pretty busy when we were there and I would say you definitely need a reservation if you don't want to wait more that 20 minutes.
Same time next year
La Quinta resort is a must do each year we visit the Palm Springs area. Margaritas around the fire pit and dinner on porch area of restaurant with view of mountains is perfect!
Our server even had them make beef enchiladas when it wasn't on the menu this year.
We're from the Chicago area, but come to Palm Desert every year. Every year we try a different Mexican restaurant, only to be disappointed. We figured Waldorf Astoria/La Quinta could pull it off. Not even close. Margaritas were 70% ice, 30% liquid. Our queso fundido was the consistency of water, and amazingly bland. All of our food tasted the same. Too much tortilla, not enough substance. Hard-working, responsive service, and pleasant outdoor seating (inside is a zoo!) couldn't save this experience.
I love this restaurant for the ambiance and over all beauty! So, lets just start with the fact that the main resort is a historic place dating back to the 1920s. It is so meticulous kept and the grounds themselves are beautiful. I like to take out of towners there for just those reasons. However, the food at the Adobe Grill is just so-so! Typical Mexican fare, the usual cocktails, etc.
It could be so much more. There is a more upscale restaurant on the property (Morgans) which is very good, but the service was terrible the last time we dined there. We will continue to go to this property, just as we have for the past twenty years, but the menu needs updating and even though the service seemed a bit hurried, they did a good job overall.
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