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6 New Places to Shop, Eat and Explore in Old Town La Quinta

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Looking for some of the best shopping and dining in the desert? Nestled at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains, Old Town La Quinta is a charming hub for all things entertainment. From cute cafes to quaint boutiques, this desert enclave maintains a small-town feel while bringing the convenience of noteworthy shops and restaurants to the area. Best of all, Old Town La Quinta recently welcomed some new businesses that are sure to shake things up in a great way. Without further ado, here are six exciting new places to shop, eat and explore in Old Town La Quinta!


TQLAS Agave Bar & Grill

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Though TQLAS Agave Bar & Grill has been a part of the Old Town La Quinta community for a while, it recently switched ownership and is getting some exciting new updates. Patrons can expect to find more traditional Mexican offerings with a modern twist on the menu. From made-to-order guac with fresh fruit to a trio of fish tacos, TQLAS Agave Bar & Grill caters to all of your cravings. While the food menu is undergoing some enticing improvements, the local hot spot still has one the largest collections of high-end tequila and mezcal in the area. No matter what you order, don’t leave without trying one of the signature margaritas!



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RD RNNR, pronounced “roadrunner” after the legendary desert bird, is a lunch and dinner cafe that specializes in farm-to-table fare. And while this is not a new dining concept in Old Town, they do have a new location! Don’t let the casual and laid-back atmosphere fool you—RD RNNR uses impeccably fresh and locally sourced ingredients to create quality American dishes, ranging from shareable salads to juicy burgers and tasty sandwiches. During dinner hour, RD RNNR also serves up classic entrees, such as the pepper-crusted filet and light Atlantic salmon. When it comes to cocktails, choose from White Claw-based libations and traditional mixed drinks like margaritas and mules. There are also several beers on tap along with a few refreshing mocktails.


Roam.e Boutique

New Places in Old Town La Quinta
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If fashion and functionality are two of your musts when it comes to shopping, then Roam.e Boutique in Old Town is the place to go! From boho-chic clothing to statement jewelry and home decor, this curated boutique has it all. Spend some time exploring the racks and trying on dresses, wide-brimmed hats and accessories—they even have a baby line! So whether you’re in the market for a new outfit or just looking to add some flair to your home decor, Roam.e Boutique is the perfect place to roam.



The Sandwich Shop

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Located next door to Nitroinfusions, The Sandwich Shop is Old Town La Quinta’s newest addition and is officially open for business. Stop by for a tasty sandwich, panini or wrap to fuel up for your afternoon ahead. More details to come!



Richard Read Interiors

Does your home need a little sprucing up? The showroom at Richard Read Interiors has everything from quality couches to one-of-a-kind light fixtures, making it the ideal place to gather some interior inspiration. Considering the fact that Richard Read is one of the most coveted designers in the Golden State, you can’t go wrong with taking a peek at his latest and greatest ideas. Those who work with Read know that he’s incredibly hands-on and takes an ample amount of pride in each project. That said, if you find something you love, expect super-fast shipping and smooth sailing from start to finish. 


Coco Rose

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Create the desert boho wardrobe of your dreams at Coco Rose! After setting up shop in Carlsbad in 2013, Coco Rose began to expand to other parts of SoCal, and the Old Town La Quinta location is the newest addition. From fringe-adorned shawls to flowy maxi dresses, this stylish boutique has everything you need to feel both comfy and chic. The spacious and inviting store features macrame decor hanging in every corner, setting the scene for a spirited shopping spree. Coco Rose is open seven days a week, ensuring that you can stop by any day for last-minute needs or upcoming events.


Old Town La Quinta
78100 Main St
La Quinta, CA 92253

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Allie Lebos graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 with a BA in Communication. While in school she was a staff writer at The Daily Nexus for nearly two years. Since graduating she has written for The Palisades Magazine, as well as Hidden Hills Magazine. Currently living in Santa Monica, Allie loves to indulge in good food, hot yoga, and daily walks along the beach; writing articles on travel, special events, as well as features on local businesses and individuals.




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