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Lavender Bistro

78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
+1 760-564-5353
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 17 min
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lavinder Bistro is a restaurent I save for special occasions. Theur menu offers a varied selection, the food is good and the service is excellent. You can inside or fireside outdoors. To cap it off, they have live background music. The overall atmosphere is perfect...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful patio with lighted trees - very romantic. The food is delicious and served with a very professional air. Wait staff are appropriately attentive but don't hover. A dining experience not to be missed!

Thank Joni W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great atmosphere and food. Outside patio has a wonderful with a garden, twinkle lit ambiance and live guitar music. Individual cabana areas surround the patio for larger/private parties. These had round tables with seating for up to 8. Great area for small party. Inside restaurant...More

Thank SJR55
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The outdoor dining at Lavender offers a romantic intimate setting among the canopy from the trees and tiny white lights. The food is spectacular as the chef expertly crafts each meal and the service is impeccable. I strongly recommend Lavenders Bistro for any occasion.

Thank 1Golfcrazy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely setting. Food a little pricey, but well worth it. Sat outdoors with beautiful acoustic guitar singer. Our waiter was t notch! Wonderful evening.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice upscale restaurant. Absolutely worth price. Fresh food made with local ingredients. Good for a romantic evening or just an evening to get dressed up and have good food.

Thank jgfsdg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here in the evening on the patio. The atmosphere was very romantic and the food very good. The sole was prepared perfectly and the wine choices excellent.

Thank RDK12345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time trying this amazing restaurant & hope we get another opportunity to go again. Our experience was magical from the time we walked in the door until we left. I ordered the pork entre and it was scrumptious. May be the best meal I...More

Thank Beth2786
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for more than five years and have never been disappointed with our experiences. Most of the tables for dining are located within an enclosed area in the middle of the restaurant. This seclusion combined with subdued lighting and music have...More

Thank Shermyanne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told that we must go to Lavender! So we went last Friday night and were delighted to sit outside on the patio. It was magical and the lights on the trees, the guitarist playing romantic music and the food was soooo good. My...More

Thank annemkaplan
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easter brunch menu and price
April 1, 2017|
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Response from Hangar1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we have not ate there for Easter. I am sure if you looked on there website you could find that information.
Lisa G
What are the ingredients you use in your steak tartare and how is it presented and with what accompanies it? (I'm really picky about my tartare😊)...and how much IS you Prime Rib Thursday????
July 26, 2015|
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Response from JanW188 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you'll need to ask the restaurant directly.
how much is the prime rib special on Thursdays
March 13, 2015|
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Response from Don C | Reviewed this property |
Call Lavender (760) 564 5353 for your answer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
    (Desert Club Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-5353
  • E-mail
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.