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Le Paon Restaurant

73399 El Paseo Ste 200, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4242
+1 760-610-5320
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“souffle” (16 reviews)
“veal” (13 reviews)
“caesar salad” (13 reviews)
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73399 El Paseo Ste 200, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4242
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

The service is first rate and our dinners were delicious. We had the Caesar salad which is prepared at the table- I haven't seen that in a long time. My friend had the quail, which had wonderful crispy skin, my other friend had the venison...More

Reviewed July 13, 2017

This evening was with dear friends who really know the Coachella Valley and this was a must visit place. It was an evening of HITS and misses. I had the Scallops as an entrée (in a perfect saffron wine sauce) that could not have been...More

Thank robbgrayjr
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Let me be very clear. I do not like to write negative reviews, unless it is to expose dishonesty in the food. Every time I have been to this restaurant, and have or my friends ordered a tournedos they serve you instead two small pieces...More

1  Thank hiker2705
Management response:Responded June 23, 2017

Can you please present your receipt for the night you were here? We will be glad to take care of your concerns. Thank you very much. Sincerely, Le Paon Restaurant

Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

A group of us locals use Restaurant Week to try new Restaurants that we might not ordinarily try. Le Paon was our first Dinner of a busy week. Overall, We enjoyed our experience. The Food, Service and ambiance was good. The Restaurant Week prices &...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed June 10, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants in all of the Palm Sorings to LaQuinta. Although it's a large restaurant it has a very intimate feel. Piano music in the bar adds to its ambience along with a small dance floor if you care to dance. From...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed June 10, 2017

The owners are so cheap or dumb they don't realize during restaurant week you have an opportunity to keep old customers and make new ones. The food we had was just plain awful. The service was good however. We all had the artichoke appetizer..it was...More

1  Thank Mary H
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Best dining experience of our fortnight in PD. Service exceptional and cheaper than Cuistot - probably far better value for money and ambiance perfect for sunset romantic evening.

Thank Neil P
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

This beautiful second-floor restaurant never disappoints. Fine food, gracious and attentive service and an elegant atmosphere provide for a memorable dinner. The gigantic crystal chandelier is also memorable! Tableside preparation is rare in the desert and perfectly done at Le Paon. Balcony seating overlooking El...More

Thank Leon P
Reviewed April 12, 2017

We had dinner there. Everything was good, from the place (terrasse), the food and the drinks. Waiter was knowledgeable and provided good recommendations. Chef came by to say hello & thanks.

Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

By far, this is our new special place to dine when we visit. The food is excellent as is the service. Plus it is beautifully decorated! I suggest the white fish, or frog. Yes, it's pricey, but worth every penny.

Thank CeCePittsburg_Kansas
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Jose S
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Kapuni | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they can. If you have questions about sauce (or dessert) ingredients just ask.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$6 - $42
Restaurant features
Takeout, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73399 El Paseo Ste 200, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-610-5320
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Le Paon Restaurant is the perfect choice for an elegant and memorable dining experience while in the Palm Desert area - now located on El Paseo. Le Paon combines "old world" elegance with Contemporary French Cuisine to provide you with the special dining experience you are looking for. This award-winning, 4-star Contemporary French Cuisine Restaurant is owned and staffed by the renowned Babai brothers. Executive Chef Eddie Babai was trained in classical cooking at the Cordon Bleu in Paris and at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. General Manager and Maitre d' Antoine Babai was twice nominated Restauranteur of the Year Award by the California Restaurant Writers Association. Complement your meal with hand-picked selections from our extensive wine list which features over 200 of the world's finest wines from France and California.
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