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La Brasserie Bistro & Bar

78477 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92253-2076
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Ranked #9 of 99 restaurants in La Quinta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $34
Cuisines: European, French, Brasserie, Bistro
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Washington Street
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82 reviews from our community

82% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went there on 7/14/2014 - Bastille Day- and before on Father's Day 6/15/2014 with my sister and her husband. When I made reservations for 7/14/2014, the lady said "I remember you, will it be again for 4 people" and I told her that my sister returned to Germany. I was amazed of her memory. Everything was outstanding, the food,... More

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Santa Barbara, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

What a great French restaurant in the middle of the desert - I was pleasantly surprised! Started off with a Beet Salad and an order of Escargot Bourgogne which was amazing! I had the Hangar Steak Salad which was also very good. The staff was friendly and attentive and the Pineapple and Melon Mojito's weren't bad either!

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Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This gem is not to be missed. Delicious food, and great service. We loved the bartender--and returned for delicious food and cocktails since he was so charming.

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Restaurant has been here a few years. Atmosphere is very nice, service was excellent. Back patio had to many flies, made it annoying. Short Ribs very different but good. Bistro Fries outstanding. Wienerschnitzel was a bit to bready and fried to much. Deserts made fresh. Would try other items next time.

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Vicksburg, Michigan
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Stopped here for appetizers. Had French wine with Duck tacos, Mussels and shallots as well as beets with goat cheese. Was very tasty. The Goat cheese was smooth and the best that I had ever tasted. bartender was very friendly and attentive. Was quite crowded so would recommend reservations which can be done on their website.

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The World
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We have been remiss in not having previously reviewed La Brasserie. We have been regulars since they opened a couple years ago, and have enjoyed every delicious meal. The somewhat casual and very comfortable atmosphere is perfect for the regional French cuisine. In fact, it is "French Comfort Food." Last night for dinner I had Alsatian Sauerkraut with bacon, smoked... More

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Medford, Oregon
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Three couples, with a reservation, met for lunch and sat outside on the patio. The third couple was late, but the server was very patient and did not press the rest of us to order and get things moving. The food was delicious and very well presented. The veggie crepe was outstanding. Staff was very friendly and efficient.

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Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We ate here the other night and had some excellent seafood. Nice decor inside and also outside seating. Ordered the "La Petit" seafood platter--which had several different kinds of Oysters, jumbo shrimp, king crab, clams, and mussels. Maybe a few too many mussels and not enough of the other seafood on the platter. Otherwise, very delicious.

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San Luis Obispo
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Felt lucky to run across this place. Sat outside as was a nice evening and they have a nice patio. We had a good time all around, no reservation but they squeezed us in as was still early for dinner. Good service, great food and wine. I had the trout which was very good and my husband had the cassoulet,... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Nice restaurant with French flair, elegant atmosphere and elegant presentation of food. Food was very good.

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