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Lavender Bistro

78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
+1 760-564-5353
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A business colleague suggested this place. We made a 9:45 reservation. We drove 1 hour 30 minutes to get here. Google maps took us on a weird detour, which made us 10 minutes late. When we arrived they told us to wait. The receptionist came...More

Thank Todd E
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a complete disappointment. We were really looking forward to dining here based on all the hype...but that is what is is....HYPE. What you need to know is that this place is HUGE. Hundreds of people here, zero intimacy. This is a one-trick pony, a...More

Thank gerronimo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated my girlfriends birthday so I made a non dairy cake and took it to the restaurant for dinner. Lavender Bistro charges $3.50 per person to cut the cake".................can you believe a restaurant would do that Very poor idea for an upscale restaurant. Penny pincher!!!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fun night in the bar. Live music, dinner at the bar. Quality food and a real pour for drinks. A place the locals all go to.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, charming ambiance, and excellent service. Varied menu. It's a surprisingly large restaurant, that is still intimate, owing to its various rooms and patios. Highly recommended.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go here for special occasions. The courtyard setting is romantic and the food is excellent. Also a good happy hour.

Thank brlaub
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in PS and tried Lavender Bistro. Loved it and immediately brought our friends there the following week. We all loved it- great service, great food. Calamari -10 mussels -10 Maine Lobster Ravioli- 10 Lamb- 10!! So good and the service outstanding. We will...More

Thank BNorf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had high hopes based on the reviews but the restaurant didn't impress. The place is large and it looked the patio was nice but we ate inside which was fine but I found the decor a little dated. The service was fine though a...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We think Lavender Bistro is just about the most beautiful place in the entire Coachella Valley to dine. Eat in the gorgeous outdoor area (get one of the cabana-style booths for 6 if you can). Enjoy the great food and professional service. If you like...More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great outdoor dining. I had the duck which was pretty clearly precook end and sat under a heat lamp. The sauce that came with it was very tasty and overall it was fine but a bit dry and overlooked tasting. My friend had the pork...More

Thank Deborah D
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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
27 July 2015|
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Response from JanW188 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you'll need to ask the restaurant directly.
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, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
    (Desert Club Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  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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