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19009 Preston Rd Ste 200, Dallas, TX 75252-8554
(972) 248-1911
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Ranked #81 of 3,099 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Frankfort
Description: Lavendou, a retreat into the French countryside - a place where life is savored as much as the food. Lavendou is thoroughly French, from the inviting decor to the gracious service and authentic cuisine. But don't expect it to be pretentious. Owner Pascal Cayet is dedicated to providing service that is friendly and efficient. And you will find Chef Francois Soyez's menu to be deliciously approachable. Serving the lighter fare of Southern France, Lavendou offers many items to tempt your taste buds.
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English first
Austin TX
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I thought it was good - bread with olive oil which always makes me feel well disposed to a restaurant. Chicken was delicious - the cheapest on the menu, apart from some spaghetti thing that looked nice too. Had a Belgian beer - it was fine, as it always is, and needless to say better than Miller Lite. Wait staff... More 

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108 reviews 108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We have been to many teas and I would put this tea experience on the bottom of the list and would not do it again. Snobby waiter (we all agreed on that) and poor assortment (3) of finger sandwiches. One of the party had coffee and she had to ask for a refill each time. Scones were tiny but good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

To compare to Old Warsaw restaurant(the best french cusine and excellent service) this restaurant has to ours opinions good food and service (we received) could be much better. And smells from our waitress (from smoking) was horrible.His name is Bernd.Table 22. It was my birthday party(December 5 2014) Next time we'll look for different places to go.

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Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The food and service is always spot on. I love good French food, but some tend to be a bit stuffy. This little spot in north Dallas is a breath of fresh air for those that love fine food in a casual, friendly environment. My partner always gets the duck and raves incessantly about it. I tend to do one... More 

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Dallas, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Took our daughter and hubby to dinner for her birthday at one my old favorites! Lovingly greeted by "our" waiter who deliciously described the real thing -- fresh dover sole! I almost never finish my entre - BUT this was beyond delicious! Finished the evening with their signature soufle and champagne for our birthday girl! Planning our return trip soon!

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Coppell, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

They open at 11:30 AM on Saturdays and weekdays. Enjoyed an unhurried meal with family members. Stand-outs were the tomato basil soup du jour, the fish of the day, which was grilled mahi mahi with a burre blanc sauce that was so smooth and buttery! The house smoked salmon appetizer was so tasty, and the goat cheese salad was FRESH... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I always enjoy this restaurant. Good food and good service. Tonight I had the linguine pasta with spinach, mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes with added shrimp (extra) along with their signature french onion soup. Always delicious. My only complaint is that it's too dark. I had to go into the lighted bar to read the menu.

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Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Excellent food, excellent service and excellent ambiance. What more could you ask for? Whether you are opting for a special occasion or just a really fine meal, Lavendou is a definite choice. This is not our first outing with them and definitely will not be our last. My husband and I have eaten all over the world and this is... More 

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dallas, texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When a restaurant is almost 20 years old, and continues to fill up on a Saturday night, they must be doing something (or everyhing) right. Lavendou is that restaurant. Very French, but not very formal. Excellent food, gracious service, and warm ambience. You won't see a lot of experimental dishes here, but you will see traditional favorites all done well,... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My wife was about to have surgery which would prevent eating solid food for the next six weeks. Where should we eat this "last" meal? After very little thought, we both said "Lavendou"! One of the best restaurant meals we've ever had and we've enjoyed meals all over the US, in the UK, France, Belgium and other places. Highly recommend... More 

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Additional Information about Lavendou

Address: 19009 Preston Rd Ste 200, Dallas, TX 75252-8554
Phone Number: (972) 248-1911
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: French

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