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All 104 La Quinta Restaurants

Lavender Bistro

78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
760-564-5353
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Ranked #7 of 104 Restaurants in La Quinta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Desert Club Drive
Description: Experience Lavender Bistro. At Lavender we combine the finest meats and seafood with the freshest organic ingredients to create unforgettable dishes. Dine indoors in a warm, cozy atmosphere or on our stunning tree-lined patio. Lavender Bistro also prides itself on providing superb live music daily to set a warm and friendly atmosphere for you and your guests. For every occasion, to change the ordinary into extraordinary, come join us at Lavender Bistro, "the best kept secret of La Quinta", for a memorable dining experience.
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Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Lavender Bistro is really a series of rooms that branch off in different directions. There is a bar, a main dining room and a lovely courtyard that is lit up with lights intertwined around the trees. We preferred the courtyard. The food is good, however, I think they could have paid more attention to the recipes in the kitchen. A... More 

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La Quinta, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

You just can't miss for happy hour or a wonderful meal at Lavender. It's surrounded by beautiful gardens with outdoor seating and offers top notch service and food. Make a reservation for that special meal, or just drop by for a drink, the bar is a wonderful place to mix and mingle.

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Dana Point, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Lavender Bistro is a beautiful hidden gem in La Quinta. The patio is large and beautifully decorated, Service is 1st class and the menu features wonderful entrees. We've enjoyed Rack of Lamb....a perfect medium rare, Prime flat iron steak and their signature house salad filled with asparagus. Corkage fee was a reasonable $20. Our food came out fast and hot... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great ambiance, music, gorgeous trees and flowers. The crowd is well a bit older, makes you feel like a kitten!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of our favorite restaurants in the Cochella Valley. Wonderful food and generous drinks in one of the most beautiful settings anywhere. Great place to take guests but be sure to reserve a table outside on the softly lit patio and enjoy the live entertainment. Also a great place to go and enjoy the small plates in the remodeled bar... More 

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La Quinta, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have patronized this restaurant since it's opening. The food has always been prepared to perfection; especially their Filet of Sole dinner....we also frequent the bar area, which they enlarged and extended the hrs. We have enjoyed all the bar menu items and are now waiting for either specials or changes. The prices are a little high but with the... More 

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Palm Desert, California, USA
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

If we could give them 10 stars, we would. From start to finish, everything about this dining experience was perfect. We were greeted and seated immediately upon arrival. The waiter was prompt, providing us with menus and wine list, and then departed to allow us to make our selections without feeling rushed. Throughout the meal, the service was exceptional, never... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Food was quite good-not completely outstanding, but good. Service was very nice. The patio seating is superb and worth the expense of the menu. The service is quite good-not overly friendly, but quite professional.

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lavender's is always one of our favorites. Ambiance is the best in Palm Springs for outside dining. This past dinner all the food was outstanding except for my steak, I ordered well done fries they made the steak well done instead of rear then forgot to bring a new steak back to me. The other three guest thoroughly enjoyed their... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My husband and I had dinner at Lavender Bistro on Monday evening (Nov. 10th, 2014) - it was fabulous! First of all the setting is so beautiful, we sat out on the patio and it was magical. We shared the beet salad to start and it was delicious. For the main course my husband ordered the sole and I had... More 

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Additional Information about Lavender Bistro

Address: 78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
Phone Number: 760-564-5353
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: French, Californian

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