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Bistro Laurent

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1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
+1 805-226-8191
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Paso Robles, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

Good and imaginative treatment of food. Second only to Villa Creek across the street. Haven't visited in a while becasue we have so little money to spend on restaurants.

Thank Pearl M
New Hampshire
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

This is as authentic French you can get, and to think it is in a Western California town. We had a late lunch and enjoyed our appetizer of avocado crab salad along with a local pinot noir and a french wine. Our entrees were so delicious, we missed the cutoff for lunch the day before, so cut our wine tasting... More 

Thank Stukers
Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

Eaten at many continental restaurants. Services was reasonable, prices were high, food was okay. Did not knock my socks off. Would not go back, but it was NOT a bad meal

Thank waynewalker52
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

We had a fabulous dinner at this charming bistro in downtown Paso Robles. Service was excellent and each dish and wine brought out for our 4 course dinner was amazing. Because it was Halloween and there was a large group there, it was a little loud, but we enjoyed seeing the costumes!

Thank Darlene D
Oakland, California
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

We had a unique and truly memorable dinner at this beautiful and intimate restaurant on the main square in Paso Robles. From beginning to end, the 4-course tasting menu with wine was scrumptious and the service impeccable. Ian Adamo, maître d’/sommelier, and the wait staff appeared at just the right times and were friendly and helpful. The tasting menu, which... More 

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Burlingame CA
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Incredible value and they really take care of you here. Classic French inspired but not overwhelming. Perfectly prepared with inspired wine pairings.

Thank AnnetheRaven
Scottsdale, Arizona
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302 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

We had high expectations of this restaurant which were not realized. The tasting menu shown on the website & on the menu is not the tasting menu available. They tell you that it will be a "surprise" and that each meal is different. No thanks. My Bistro salad tasted as if it had bottled dressing on it. I chose the... More 

Thank FreedomBus
Moss Landing, California
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

On a warm late summer day the shaded patio dining was very appealing and was truly enjoyable. The service was good, if maybe a little snooty. The wine choices were excellent. The food was not the highlight of the experience. I had an heirloom tomato salad and the tomatoes were very mushy and one of them had brown spots on... More 

Thank Tunabird
Kettering, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

My wife and I both had the five-course prix fixe tasting menu, with wine. Having seen the website beforehand, we thought we knew what we'd pick for each of the five courses. However, when we were seated the maitre d' informed us that unless we had any specific allergies or objections, each course would be a surprise. Which it was... More 

Thank Tony N
Paso Robles, CA
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408 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Lunch at Bistro Laurent is served on the outdoor covered patio. In addition to a very nice regular menu, they also offer a "Bistro Special" that changes each week. On our last visit I had the rabbit in a mustard sauce with a side of perfectly prepared noodles; matched with a excellent glass of dry Rose, the meal was nothing... More 

Thank paso57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?