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La Brasserie Bistro & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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78477 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92253-2076 (Washington Street)
+1 760-771-4400
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Vernon, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is yummy here. All presented with a French Flair. Mussels and steak frites are especially good. Great place for lunch with your girl friends or happy hour with another couple.

Thank joseyb45
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183 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old school French bistro which makes zero concession to it's California desert location. Four of us shared the steak tartare (large size) and a foie gros special as appetizers and that was plenty of food for four. I had the liver for my entree -- it was traditionally prepared and very good. The wine list is reasonably priced and we... More 

1 Thank malibuirishmike
Palm Springs, CA
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten at the Brasserie 3 times in the last two months. The service is always friendly and prompt, without being "pushy". The food is great, with a good selection of different items. We've also taken some of our "foodie" friends in the past and they love it as well!

Thank SunnysMom
Santa Cruz, California
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We went to the La Brasserie for lunch with our Son and his wife prior to attending Desert Trip and found a menu with many options, wonderful daily specials and service that was excellent. Our food came quickly and we were entertained by a fashion show from a neighboring business. Prices were higher than our normal lunch places but the... More 

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Thank showkit33048
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140 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Seafood Salad is the BOMB, as my friend say's! Food is EXCELLENT!! Service is EXCELLENT! If your looking for Salad... THIS is the place!!!

1 Thank West-Morry
Fort Erie, Ontario
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The best place we went to during "Desert Trip". The French onion soup was the real thing and the vegan Cobb salad was awesome and I'm not vegan, just watching my calories. I would eat that every single day! The only thing I found fault with was that he vichyssoise was a smidge bland. The walled courtyard was very pleasant... More 

1 Thank PinkTrixie
Campbell, California
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Food was excellent. The only reason I did not give this 5 stars is the service. They tend to seat everyone is one section, then when that fills up, they start another. It gets very noisy in the one section and if they would spread diners out among the other seating, it would not be as noisy. Also, they had... More 

Thank Judie447
Palm Desert, California
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188 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Dinner last night with group of 12. Beautiful quiet restaurant in LaQuinta. Interesting Bar selection. Escargot was served very nice, French Onion soup ordered by almost everyone, no one disappointed. Pork Chop, Mussels and Steak were well done. Service was great.

Thank Soup8
La Quinta, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This French restaurant is the best in the desert. Never have I been disappointed with anything I have ordered. The pork chop is huge and tasty and I enjoy the steak frite. Everything is delicious!! And save room for dessert; they are also delicious.

1 Thank Anita M
Healdsburg, California
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151 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This restaurant is in a shopping area and hard to find. It offers only indoor dining. The service was good and the food only just above average and quite passable but definitely not memorable.

Thank annee05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78477 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92253-2076
    (Washington Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-771-4400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?