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Lavender Bistro

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78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922 (Desert Club Drive)
760-564-5353
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Description: Experience Lavender Bistro. At Lavender we combine the finest meats and...
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.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Dining Experience

Lavender Bistro from start to finish do an amazing job. The food is magnificent. The ambiance is romantic. The service was excellent. Highly recommend for romantic dinner. Also, a great happy hour find.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lqtena
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La Quinta, California
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La Quinta, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lavender Bistro from start to finish do an amazing job. The food is magnificent. The ambiance is romantic. The service was excellent. Highly recommend for romantic dinner. Also, a great happy hour find.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful setting, the food is almost an afterthought!! Seriously, the food is outstanding. The music makes it fun and intimate, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been coming here for several years, and the food is always very good and the ambiance in the patio is wonderful. I also really like their bar menu and live music in the bar. Great atmosphere, very good service. One of my favorite restaurants in the desert and good value. Their mushroom soup is outstanding :-)

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Lynden, WA
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here last night for dinner. I had a wonderful salad with prosciutto and figs and the special dinner that was scallops in butternut risotto and asparagus my husband had mushroom soup and fillet migon. The food was good I just thought it was expensive. Our dinner was $112 before tip we had no drinks or Dessert. The place... More 

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Burlingame, California
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was on a business trip to Palm Desert and my local friends brought me to this restaurant. It has a very nice and pleasant setting. We sat inside as the wind was a factor for the patio area. The menu has items to choose from and the food was great, but I thought a bit pricey. Nevertheless, it is... More 

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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are from the East Coast and staying with dear friends in Palm Springs. Our friends dine here for special occasions and assured us a wonderful time. They did not lie to us!!!! Three of us had the salmon and the fourth had the sole. All were pleased with their choices and the bottled wine was scrumptious. Service was excellent... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lavender Bistro is a hidden gem just a couple blocks away from Old Town La Quinta and worth a visit when you are in the area. Service and food preparation were excellent. The only downside here is tat most of their seating is outside in a beautiful garden area but you should be somewhat concerned on a very chilly evening.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We brought our out of town guests here on Sunday night. We enjoyed great service with great food. In my opinion, it is a special occasion restaurant you can rely on for perfection.

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Thank Crestwicke
Rancho Mirage, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several top class restaurants in the Coachella Valley and Lavender is right up there in the top five. The food , the really excellent wine list , service and atmosphere meld together to produce a wonderful dining experience. We have visited several times and have never been disappointed whether eating inside or out side . Highly recommended for... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been looking forward to our Saturday evening dinner at Lavender Bistro. We reserved a patio table and were pleased with the setting. We had read one of the signature entrees was the half duck which we both love. Our waiter agreed that medium rare was best and we settled in with a nice cab in anticipation of a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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: 760-564-5353

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: French, American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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