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La Provence Restaurant

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25020 Highway 190, Lacombe, LA 70445
985-626-7662
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great Experience!

Just moved to the area and did not even realize this great restaurant was a few miles down the street. Now that I know about it, and have experience it, we will be returning. Great atmosphere and unique meals. Yes it is pricy but so worth it. I am looking forward to trying their brunch. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
jbrandonsanders
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Just moved to the area and did not even realize this great restaurant was a few miles down the street. Now that I know about it, and have experience it, we will be returning. Great atmosphere and unique meals. Yes it is pricy but so worth it. I am looking forward to trying their brunch. We really likes the quail... More 

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Houston, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Market Menu certainly is a bargain. On the night we went it was fine. Not exceptional, but fine. I tried, once again to love risotto - and this one did not change my mind. It was beautiful with spring peas, but the shrimp were not jumbo as advertised, were not deveined, and were over cooked. However, my biggest complaint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Every course was excellent. The Oysters Ooh-la-la were - ooh-la-la! The crab bisque was loaded with crab. For the dinner entree, we split the flounder and puppydrum, both of which were excellent. The puppydrum was fried to absolute perfection. We selected a delightful French white wine for the meal which went perfectly with everything. Disappointments: chicken liver pate is served... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Ordered the Market Menu dinner, $31, for an appetizer, entree, and dessert.......great deal and the food was OUTSTANDING! Everything was very well seasoned and inventive. My husband and I both ordered different things so we had much to taste.......not a bad item in the bunch! Can't say that very often! Beautiful drive across the lake at sunset, wonderful meal in... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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134 reviews 134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We decided to take our freshamn son out to celebrate his good grades during his 1st and 2nd Quarter before he headed back to school for his spring Quarter. We all like La Provence for special occasions like this. It was my wife and I, our high school daughter, and our 18 year old son for dinner this past Sunday... More 

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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590 reviews 590 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

La Provence had a great premise, farm fresh ingredients (so tired of the catch phrase "farm to table"), classic food and presentation. It fell short in delivery however. Portion sizes were expensive and small. We ordered a $12 drink and it was literally a sip. It is very out of the way and not worth the drive from New Orleans.... More 

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Emery W, Manager at La Provence Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thank you so much for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that your experience at La Provence did not meet your expectations. We would love to hear more so that we can do better in the future. Please email our general manager Danelle Vanderwaal (dvanderwaal@chefjohnbesh.com) with more details about your experience so that we can address these... More 

Mandeville, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Farm to table seasonal menu that never disappoints. Great place for a date night as the ambiance is uber romantic without being over intimidating.

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Lacombe, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Love that they grow and raise a lot of their products. Food is different from most restaurants and delicious. Not inexpensive

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Lacombe, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If LaProvence had better prices I may give it a four. If they served decent portion sizes I may even give it a five. The ambiance is superb and the service is usually excellent. The pâté is a very nice starter. But the prices are too high for slightly above average fare with very small servings. I just don't find... More 

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I have gone to this restaurant for many years and always thought it was outstanding under Chef Chris. Now, I hate to say it, it is even better. The quail gumbo was enough to bring tears to my eyes followed by the flounder and then Monkey Bread. It was truly among the best meals I have ever eaten! Do not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25020 Highway 190, Lacombe, LA 70445
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lacombe
  • Phone Number: 985-626-7662

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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