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Bistro Laurent

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1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
805-226-8191
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Paso Robles, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was terrible! We sat for 25 minutes with menus and waters. Upon requesting to the maître-d if at some point someone would help us, he acted completely indifferent. We chose to leave and expressed to him our unhappiness and the lack of service. He proceeded to blame the kitchen for the disorganization and lack of service. Unbelievable since we... More 

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Thank voodoochilli
Westport, Connecticut
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218 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hunting for wines from the Central Valley Laurent opened up his adjoining wine shop and made superb suggestions that we will certainly follow up with some orders. Next time we will visit the restaurant for sure.

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1 Thank Landmarkfinder A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drive for the hours down highway 1 to get to Paso Robles just to eat here once again. The chefs choices are always terrific and the wine pairings are spot on. Don't miss this restaurant.

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1 Thank Bob H
Dorset, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across Bistro Laurent by chance and we pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service. We loved the special Bastille Day vertical flight of wines that were offered to accompany our meal.

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1 Thank DorsetSullivans
Novato, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit to Bistro Laurent and we can hardly wait for our next! We would really like to address a review we read prior to this last visit. When we have an opportunity to visit a restaurant where the chef chooses our meal we jump at the chance. We have done this in Madrid at Abraham Garcia's... More 

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1 Thank jhudy
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this by chance when walking around the square looking for a casual dinner. Very impressed by the experience, nice atmosphere and top notch service. Oh, and the set menu meal was excellent. Definitely wasn't expecting to find something like this in Paso.

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1 Thank Lawrence F
calabasas,ca, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was a big disappointment . The manager Ian waited on us , he was unfriendly , unwelcoming, and useless... The food was like a low quality cruise.. The wine pours we're less than a wine tasting... It cost almost $80.00 a person and there we're three of us. We all felt the same.... There was a honeymoon couple... More 

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Thank Brenda S
Los Angeles
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

A very charming bistro in downtown Paso Robles. First time there, but will go back. Delightful and refreshing lunch on a warm day.

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1 Thank Cap93
Pismo Beach, CA
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I have loved and appreciated the fabulous chef Laurent Grangien and his fine French cuisine. He is simply unmatched in the region when it comes to the fine cuisine for which the French are so noted for. Bistro Laurent is a favorite of local winemakers, chefs, local media, and the many world traveling lifestyle writers who visit here throughout the... More 

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San Diego, California
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149 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

They have a 4 to 6 course tasting menu and if you want to eat that much this is the place for you. I got the impression that they prefer you order the chef's special one. We don't eat that much food and ordered the lamb sirloin and the salmon. Both excellent. Service wasn't very personable which is why I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: 805-226-8191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?