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Lavender Bistro

78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
+1 760-564-5353
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were here on Thanksgiving and felt the food was pretty good. We were in a group so think that contributed to our food continuously getting mixed up but staff was great, super friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brianw553
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is always one of my favorite place to go when I am in La Quinta, but this night failed in so many ways. The service which is always good was a huge let down. I am not sure if the waiter forgot about us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ggak
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went there for a special birthday celebration and was not disappointed. The food and service were both excellent and the patio is stunning. My only complaint was their espresso. It tasted more like regular coffee. Not even a good strong coffee. Perhaps their espresso machine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ThyielaM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice, excellent menu and wine list. A popular happy hour destination, and it can be a bit noisy. Staff is excellent.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank classof63
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Recommend a reservation to secure an outside table at this adorable, romantic, hopping bistro. Food and wine list are absolutely fantastic and service follows suit. Lovely evening in the shadow of the mountains. The inside bar looked fun and happening too! But for a meal,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank allthewanderlust
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This restaurant in La Quinta near Palm Springs is a top of the line Restaurant. The setting, especially the patio, is elegant and romantic. The food is exceptional and priced that way. You will not be disappointed!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank pwalsh
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were staying at La Quinta Resort and we wanted to get off property and have dinner one evening. Lavender Bistro was highly recommended to us and after eating there we could see why. We ate out on the patio which was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank amtmahan
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This fine eatery has never failed to impress us with the excellent food created in their kitchen. Ambience is delightful and service is both professional and efficient. I recommend this to all ‘foodies’. You will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 44christopherf
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Had a great dinner there. Went for my birthday and food was xlnt and service the same. It is on the expensive side and best to leave infants and young children at home. Best said it is a great place for adults to enjoy a...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank gullman
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We had heard good things about this restaurant, but unfortunately, our experience was beyond horrible!!! In fact, I can't even give it a rating of one star, but was required to post this review. From the moment we were seated, things went down hill. Our...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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April 1, 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
July 26, 2015|
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Response from JanW188 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you'll need to ask the restaurant directly.
March 13, 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
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, 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, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
    (Desert Club Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  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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