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Mon Reve

126 Balsam St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3821
+1 760-375-3212
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
126 Balsam St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3821
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious French homestyle food (not the fancy stuff). Prepared with care and attention to detail. Will definitely return if ever back in this area. Small number of tables, so be sure to make a reservation.

1  Thank TNtvlr
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Food is pretty good, servings are kind of small, not cheap either; despite the previous two shortcomings I still like it. The Coq Au Vin was delightful, on another occasion I had garlic scalloped potatoes and was as pleased as punch. Their operating hours are...More

1  Thank Don M
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This place is marked as number 2 I’m Ridgecrest. My opinion is it is number 1. Great feeling. Authentic food. Right size menu. Excellent service.

1  Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Mon Reve restaurant makes your feel like you are eating in France. The food is delicious and well priced for the quality. The quiche is my favorite dish, but the variety on the menu is excellent. If dessert is your fancy, you will think you...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The meals are wonderful!! Best p!ace to eat in town. Making reservations is a good idea! Locals enjoy this restaurant!:-)

1  Thank goerlichmd
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

A MUST eat at with flavorful and unique food! So unbelievably delicious!!! Fresh from scratch food! Fantastic staff.

1  Thank LakotaRose8888
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Had lunch for 4 on a very busy weekend. We expected service to be a little slow but our meals arrived surprisingly quick. The salad portions are large enough to share and prepared very well. Sandwiches equally as good. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Chip A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Truly the best restaurant in town for lunch or dinner! Make reservations since they are only open a few hours a day! The food, ambiance and people are the greatest!

1  Thank Mary A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Mon Rev is an excellent restaurant for an intimate dinner with your husband or a great lunch date with a friend. The food is always fresh and nicely prepared. I especially like their salads! The staff is very polite and ready to please! I always...More

1  Thank Carol Z
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Nice and quiet at the time we went. Rarely disappointed with anything I order. Lunch and dinner menus are completely different.

1  Thank Coolmomofboys
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23 January 2016|
Response from Catanddog1 | Reviewed this property |
I always have the filet mignon, rare. It's always excellent! It is topped with either the peppercorn sauce, or garlic butter. Both are great, but I usually have the peppercorn sauce. My side is always the layered tomato... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Balsam St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Ridgecrest
  • Phone Number: +1 760-375-3212
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