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Lavender Bistro

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78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253-2922 (Desert Club Drive)
+1 760-564-5353
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Laval, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a lovely experience in this fairy-light lit room. The service was excellent and charming. The food was sumptuous. Great flavours and presentation. Would definitely return to try other dishes.

Thank Marti S
cambridge ontario canada
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a nice time here while staying in Palm Springs. Beautiful lighting everywhere, fountain running, and live music, great food and service. Who could ask for more. I have allergies which the accomodated well.

Thank cindy w
Chicago, IL
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325 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is wonderful for a great meal and for a special occasion. The beautiful outside courtyard has a lovely ambiance and inside dining is also comfortable in the dining room or covered patio. The service here is impeccable, as is all their dishes. We went New Years Eve for an exquisite pre-fix meal. All was perfect, from our salad... More 

Thank dreytuch
Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant was a top recommendation by our Marriott concierge and she was right! Reservations are a must if you'd like to sit out in the beautiful, lit outdoor patio. Luckily there are many seats outside. Service from beginning to end was wonderful. Servers were attentive and didn't miss a detail. Food and drinks were all delicious!! A wonderful way... More 

Thank nancy19852
Del Mar, California
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The lighted trees really set the mood. Great service and the food is wonderful. Don't go if it rains, you will get wet...mostly outdoor seating. Love it, time after time!

Thank Lynne D
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful food and presentation. Nice music in the background. Only complaint would be that for the business dinner they crammed us in at the table and it was difficult to move. Next time give people a little more space an perhaps loose one table to accommodate a big group

Thank Travelsoften7
Hinsdale, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfection! Sitting outside at this excellent restaurant is magical. On Christmas Day, it's a dream only Santa can bring! The wait staff is well trained and performs in unison like a well oiled machine. Menu options are well planned and make your selection difficult but exceptional regardless of choice. Wine selections are extensive and fitting for the food. Aromas of... More 

Thank Dave M
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lavender has always had a calming affect on me and this is truly an amazing place it has all the comforts of home. the atmosphere is one of a peaceful setting with friendly strangers you can only want to meet

Thank Adrienne L
South Pasadena, California
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 11 had dinner last night and the service that Reggie provide was excellent! The food came out perfect. The group ordered many different dishes and everyone was very happy. We had Filet Mignon, Sea Bass special, Lamp Chops, Mussels, Lobster Ravioli- everyone left very Happy. The portions were generous and presented beautifully. We will return to sit... More 

Thank Linda P
Irvine, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This desert restaurant is well known and the duck dish is out of this world.No secret...eat outside and enjoy the live music.Very busy in high season

Thank jimwgauss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?