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Bistro Laurent

1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
+1 805-226-8191
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (36 reviews)
“clafoutis” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

The one special place we reserve for a special dinner. Owned and run by a French chef. Intimate atmosphere with an old west backdrop being in an old brick building. Suggest to order a dinner from the prixe fix men selection, a set menu of...More

1  Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We were infuriated with Bistro Laurent after they took our reservation (2 months prior) and, when we showed up, offered us a seat outside in the 100 degree heat because they accepted some big parties that night. No thank you. We will never go back...More

1  Thank Diane O
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Quite, quaint and classy. We heard it was Barbara Striesand's hot spot. Expect a slow dining experience and pricy but worth it.

1  Thank Nursenat67
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We walked into Bistro Laurent on a whim and could not have been more satisfied. We had no idea what the tasting menu consisted of and were pleasantly surprised with every course. The 5-course meal with wine pairings was very reasonably priced. We added the...More

1  Thank JimRhino
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The wine prices start at 50 but a decent wine begins at over 75 Wines by the glass at 15 were insultingly small. 4 oz ...Paso is not Manhattan. The food and service were very good but they need to rethink their wine menu in...More

Thank BryRx09
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

This is an attractive restaurant with a outdoor patio that we noticed when we were passing through Paso Robles 2 days earlier. We were disappointed. The wait staff was indifferent.. No energy. We both ordered chicken salad and iced tea. The menu did not list...More

Thank SFarabella
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I recently had dinner here with a friend and it was perfect! I have been here before and each time was wonderful. I always order the chef's tasting menu with 4 items paired with wines. Truly enjoyable relaxing experience. Very attentive staff and I look...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This restaurant offers a unique opportunity. Although there are ala carte selections, the restaurant is really a prix fixe restaurant. More importantly, what the restaurant pushes is a prix fixe choice where the chef chooses for you. You have several choices (1) four courses or...More

1  Thank Jack M
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We celebrated my husband's birthday at Bistro Laurent and what a wonderful choice. Great service and the food was terrific. We chose the four course dinner with wine pairings - where the Chef surprises you with each course - everything was simply delicious. I definitely...More

Thank sowdogs
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We went to this place with a friend in the restaurant business who knew the manager and chef well. We were surprised how indifferent and stuffy they were to him, and to us. The place was almost empty, but we felt very rushed. The tables...More

Thank E4468HCjerryb
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Do you have a lunch menu?
19 February 2017|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Lunch and Dinner menus are on their website. We have only been there for dinner and it was wonderful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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: +1 805-226-8191
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