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Lavender Bistro

78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
+1 760-564-5353
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tomato salad” (7 reviews)
“duck” (29 reviews)
“sole” (23 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

We made the reservation way in advance on TripAdvisor. We originally had six ladies and three days before the reservation, two gals advised they could not attend. I called Lavender immediately and advised our headcount changed from six to four. They assured me it wasn't...More

Thank Robyn f
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We are so glad we booked our anniversary dinner at the Lavender Bistro. We were seated outside on their magical patio. While busy, we were able to sit and talk to each other nicely. Our servers were knowledgeable and efficient. Helped us through the menu...More

Thank adrian b
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is one of , if not the, most beautiful places in the desert to dine. It has a cool, intimate bar ( half inside, half in a tent) and a dining room that is indoors and outdoors. Choose the outdoors if at all possible....More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Four of us dined in the garden at this upscale restaurant in La Quinta. Food was fresh and nicely presented. Our friends brought a bottle of wine from home as the restaurant has some sort of wine club for locals, which allows them to bring...More

Thank Coltsneck
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We went to Lavender to give a try to their great bar menu and it was really good, their beer prices for the Lounge are unbeatable. The best part of it was our server, he made sure we felt welcome and he took the time...More

Thank aairal
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Service was excellent, food was good. The patio dining is very nice and open. We had a some issues with the food orders but the staff was engaged and even entertaining. The food was well presented but a little bland and unimaginative.

Thank Craig c
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We dined on the patio last night after a friend recommended Lavender Bistro. Service was friendly and extremely efficient. I ordered the filet mignon with green peppercorn sauce...one of the best peppercorn sauces I have ever eaten! My wife ordered the sole...at $28, this was...More

Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I loved the view; I loved the food;I loved the service. I just loved every thing. Key lime pie was great. Mussels were great.

Thank Debi H
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We just became aware of Lavender even though it has been open for years. Mothers Day seemed to be a good day to try it. It has indoor and out door dining in a lovely courtyard under lighted shade trees. Though it was in high...More

Thank Mayo G
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Bday dinner for my wife and her twin sister, could not have a better dinner or evening. Wait staff were great, food was subperb. Music was perfect

Thank Rich G
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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
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922
    (Desert Club Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  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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