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Le Vallauris

385 W Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-5647
+1 760-325-5059
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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French, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
385 W Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-5647
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Very nice French dining in a great atmosphere. Make sure you have a reservation, and be sure to ask for a table outside. Trees in the courtyard have grown into a thick, leafy cover over the years and some of the trees are decorated with...More

Thank GlenSco19
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Great ambiance and very good food and service. The owner and maitre d amazingly came from Belgium, many years ago and have been able to establish a first class establishment with a euro feel in the middle of Palm Springs. Not inexpensive, but definitely worth...More

Thank mjBinks
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This really is the perfect restaurant - in terms of service, food and ambience. We were seated promptly at a great table in the patio - exactly as requested on the booking. The food was excellent - we both enjoyed 6 Canadian oysters each to...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Magical setting -- truly a special setting. Magical lighting and mature trees make this restaurant a must visit. The menu was extensive and the wine list is complete. Once the food arrived we were thrilled at the presentation and the fabulous flavors.

Thank Teri F
Reviewed 26 March 2016

From the cool ambiance of a tree with white lights right in the middle of the restaurant, to the delicious food, to the customer service, we were so impressed by this restaurant. We lived in France for a short time and we felt like we...More

Thank JulieDino07
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Le Vallauris is a throwback to a bygone era and an experience not to be missed when visiting Palm Springs. I've been to the desert many times before but this was a first time visit to this special place. The outside courtyard with a ceiling...More

Thank LosAngelena
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We saw that Le Vallerais was the top rated restaurant in Palm Springs and since we had never been there decided to try it. It was fabulous. We were seated in the patio area surrounded by 45 year old ficus trees. Very beautiful. We shared...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We had made reservations and we were sat on the patio. We asked to be moved from the first table as the legs were wonky and it was butted up against a tree in the middle of a high traffic area. Second table was much...More

Thank HighMaintenanceGal
VallaurisPS, Owner at Le Vallauris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

Sorry about the tight squeeze, and of course of your so so meal. Two reviews came at the same as yours and mentioned our wonderful Caesar salad? Where did we go wrong. you deserve your name well"high maintenance" Paul Bruggemans

Reviewed 25 March 2016

Our dinner last night was one of the best, I had white fish and my husband had the duck, both entrees were out standing. We ate outside on a beautiful night and music played softly from the bar. What could be more romantic?

Thank Wendylr
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon Le Vallauris after walking around the Village Fest last Thursday. The ambience of the lighted garden was so pretty and truly set the mood for a great evening for fine dining. The menu had a good selection, but both my friend and...More

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4 March 2017|
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Response from VallaurisPS | Property representative |
Hello, We do not have a dress code Thank you
12 November 2016|
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Response from Louie M | Reviewed this property |
Le Vallauris is the finest restaurant in the Coachella Valley. They have brilliant purveyors and a likewise talented kitchen staff. AAA just professionally rated Le Vallauris as one of the three finest dining spots we... More
4 October 2016|
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Response from VallaurisPS | Property representative |
Absolutely You are now confirmed but we will need a tel number Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$55 - US$85
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 W Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-5647
    (North Palm Canyon Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-325-5059
  • E-mail
Established in the heart of Palm Springs since 1973, Le Vallauris located at the foot of San Jacinto Mountains has been the highest rated restaurant in the Palm Springs Valley since its inception. Owned and operated by the well known restaurateur Paul Bruggemans who was also owner of the Famous Le St Germain restaurant in Hollywood. The Historic Landmark was built in 1927 and was owned by the owners of the famous Desert Inn which was The hotel in the Valley. Many grand parties were held in the house for guests such as Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong and many more. It was a favorite place for General Patton when he was based in Palm Springs to stage the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. Later on, when the restaurant was established it became a favorite place for Presidents and the Hollywood elite. The renowned Patio lined with Giant Fichus trees is THE place to dine. The Patio is cooled in the Summer and heated in the Winter.
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