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Chapellis Italian Restaurant

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50949 Washington Street, La Quinta, CA 92253-2890
+1 760-564-9835
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17:00 - 20:30
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La Quinta, California
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Chapellis is an ideal Italian Restaurant in my mind, incorporating intimate size, good food, friendly service and nice decor. Pretty sure there are not 19 better restaurants in La Quinta. Chapel is should be rated among the top five - if not #1.

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Thank Shermyanne
Fairfield, California, United States
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Chapelli's is a 4.5 and sometimes a 5 in my book. We had one meal that was not outstanding at our dinner (party of 5). We go to Chapelli's every time we are in the desert. The service is always professional and the food outstanding. We like the atmosphere as well.

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Thank Cathleen A
Belfast, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

We booked a table for the Friday night. The restaurant was busy, and quite lively but with a good atmosphere. The mains came with soup or salad and a bread pudding dessert. The fresh bread that came with the small antipasti was hot and delicious and the food very tasty, even though the lasagne was perhaps a little over seasoned.... More 

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Thank John O
San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

This place is always full!! Management has figured out the magic formula for people: value + ambience = sustainability Primarily an older crowd who are looking for a deal while still getting decent food. Food is good and it's a cute, little restaurant.

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Thank PFFree
La Quinta, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Locals restaurant with upscale attitude, intimate atmosphere and favorable pricing. The menu is diversified with something for everyone. Service was exceptional but not overbearing. The owner visits every table to check in, quite a personal touch.

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Don't let the location fool you. When you walk through the door it feels like a cozy Italian place you'd find in NYC. Service was great. Food we had included: veal piccata, eggplant parmesan and cannelloni. All was excellent. All dinners were finished off with a small portion of bread pudding - yum. One of the best Italian places in... More 

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Thank krazykane
La Quinta, California
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

You know it just feels right when you walk in and they have never disappointed me with any of the food items on the menu! I look forward to each visit, it's like being at a private club.

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Chapellis is is a lovely restaurant ..the food was terrific and the staff very helpful ..we had a really nice evening at Chapellis

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Calgary
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Wanting to try out local restaurants and desiring Italian we decided to give this place a try. The menu is fairly classic italian. We found the food fresh and full of flavor, the wine selection decent, and the service attentive. We enjoyed it so much we have been back several times and it has become a local favorite. You may... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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151 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

We do come to Chapellis when we are staying in La Quinta. It is reliable old fashioned Italian food. The salads are generous as well as the dinners. It is worth a stop here.

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Thank Catherine D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:30
Monday
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50949 Washington Street, La Quinta, CA 92253-2890
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-9835

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