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Lavender Bistro

78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
+1 760-564-5353
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tomato salad” (7 reviews)
“duck” (29 reviews)
“sole” (23 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the "nicest" place in La Quinta for a fancy meal. Unfortunately The night I went they were hosting a wedding reception on their famous outdoor patio, so we ate inside. Still a very high class setting The food was really good We had...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lavender Bistro has a large outdoor patio. It was vey charming. My wife loved the lamb chops. I'm a vegan and while the menuboffered no choices, the waiter accommodated my needs by suggesting the chef would make me a pasta dish which was fine. It's...More

Thank Marty L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Lavender and unfortunately it was worse. The good first: the food. Nice variety and well prepared. The bad: the service. The hosts are almost rude, not genuine, pretty high on themselves but wait, it gets worse. Our dinner for...More

Thank PSguyinparadise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent. And service was great. It was a beautiful evening and we were able to be seated in the beautiful enclosed patio. All the twinkling lights made it very romantic.

Thank wanda m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have enjoyed dinner here before. Came in for the Sunday no corkage on the bar menu. After showing the no corkage on the open table website for Lavendar Bristo to our server and manager on the bar menu who both said this did not apply...More

Thank traveler714025
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away near the hills by Silver Rock in La Quinta, Lavender Bistro was our first stop for Palm Springs Restaurant Week 2017. While a bit difficult to find, the food and atmosphere made it all worthwhile. This restaurant offers both indoor seating with beautifully...More

Thank RVK310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived to a warmwelcome and were swiftly shown to our table in the beautiful patio surrounded by illuminated trees. The menu offers a great selection and is complemented by an impressive wine list. We enjoyed our meal whist listening to a terrific selection of...More

Thank simbo2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really fine dinner for seven there over the memorial Day weekend. Our reservation was somewhat late, 8:15, but the patio was mostly full so we decided to eat inside where we had a room to ourselves (group of 7). The sole was excellent....More

Thank Fay M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 23 May 2017

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
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easter brunch menu and price
2 April 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????
27 July 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
14 March 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
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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.
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