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Le Vallauris

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French, Californian, Contemporary
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385 W Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5647 (North Palm Canyon Road)
760-325-5059
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Specialized in Groups and Weddings
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 297
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Sunday Brunch

The best in Palm Springs by far. Great Sunday Brunch set outdoors with great food and outstanding service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
William B
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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412 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The best in Palm Springs by far. Great Sunday Brunch set outdoors with great food and outstanding service.

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Victoria, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We ordered the DEGUSTATION MENU $93. Very pricey for mediocre flavor - not one of the courses stood out as: "yum, got to have that again." Sad to say that I feel a bit fleeced. Also, never heard my guest say once, Mmmm, this is very tasty, or good, or wow, great flavor. They politely ate their meal with no... More 

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London, Canada
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

we had lunch with our friend who is a regular at this restaurant. Beautiful day . Service quietly perfect. Food excellent. We would return.

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Catskill, New York
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went here on a Saturday. We met Omar who is married to the owner. What a gentleman. We asked if we could sit outside but there was no room, but he was kind enough to seat us right near the sliding door to outside. The décor is very nice, service was exceptional. I had the escargot... More 

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Palm Springs, CA
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We celebrated my birthday today with a lovely lunch on the patio. We decided on the Prix Fix and we could not have been more pleased. The patio was quite busy when we arrived at one, perhaps three tables open, but the service was measured and excellent. I had determined to have something I'd never had before, and chose the... More 

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Early birthday dinner with friends could not have been nicer! We had not reserved an outside table, but with a short wait, they accommodated us willingly. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the appetizers and entrees. The fish was fresh, portions adequate and the preparation and presentation was perfect. An absolute must experience in Palm Springs fine dining. Do request an outdoor table... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

The restaurant patio was quite empty when we arrived at 630. By 7pm the place was hopping. Our waitress was actually quite friendly. She did ask if we had any questions, but unlike a fine French restaurant in France or elsewhere there is no passion about the menu. No suggestions, no enthusiasm about anything. Our butter had a hair in... More 

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Le V, Owner at Le Vallauris, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about your server's attitude, trust me the attitude issue is one that I have been fighting for the in past 41 years, yet you cannot say that I have an attitude. I greet everyone, remember me? As for suggestions on the menu, we only offer them if requested by the guest, all our specials are on the... More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Years ago, this used to be the go-to french restaurant in Palm Springs. Lets just say it's gone down hill. For the price, the food is not consistent or even that good. The outdoor patio seems nice under that big tree, but a bird pooped on our plate! One night we had a reservation for a nice table, but when... More 

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California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

A perfect date-night spot for beautiful outdoor dining under the stars. Wonderfully attentive, the wait staff doesn't pesture but stays available. The food is among the best anywhere, perfectly balanced flavors and French-sized portions. You will leave satisfied but not stuffed. Also great wine list.

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Le V, Owner at Le Vallauris, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We do appreciate them, and we are very happy you had a great dining experience at Le Vallauris. Sincerely Paul Bruggemans More 

Palm Springs
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have know the owner of this fantastic restaurant for 20+ years, and have eaten here on regular basis...why? because the service is impeccably European, the setting outdoors under huge trees and warm lights excites your imagination and your taste...and the food is delightfully fantastic...many choices, for lunch or dinner - but my favorite is under the stars dinning in... More 

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Le V, Owner at Le Vallauris, responded to this review

It is a great pleasure to hear about your dining experience at Le Vallauris. Thank you for your appreciation , the entire staff will read your review. Sincerely Paul Bruggemans More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 385 W Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5647
    (North Palm Canyon Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-325-5059

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 65
  • Cuisine: French, Californian, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Specialized in Groups and Weddings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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