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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lavender is a little pricey so I save it for special occasions. I always eat in the patio/garden - why else would you go? There hasn't been anything less than delicious, but the seafood risotto is so good I have a hard time ordering anything...More

Thank Movegroove
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We have never been disappointed with Lavender Bistro! The ambiance is wonderful and the service is excellent. Our only regret is that they are now closed for 2 months. We will miss them!!!

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My partner and I enjoyed a "date night" at Lavender. I had been here a few times in the past, he had never been here. We loved it from start to finish. We were first seated at a table for two in a room with...More

Thank DesertDiva1971
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My wife and I along with another couple had dinner at Lavender Bistro in La Quinta. We ordered off the "Special" menu and were very pleased with our selections. Service was very good (Jorge) as was the atmosphere. Can't wait to return. '

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Pleasant atmosphere and attentive servers. The steaks were cooked to perfection. We will return to this restaurant.

Thank L B
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

What a lovely and quaint place. Visited this restaurant on June 3rd. Hubby and I sat in the Fireside lounge. We arrived at 4pm, right as they opened. As we walked into the lounge the bartender completely ignored us. It seems we were a bother...More

Thank NcogNito1
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This was one of my father's favorite restaurants in the world and he had the good fortune of traveling to many places. This restaurant is converted from an old home and the outdoor seating is fantastic for the beautiful desert weather. The flank steak, pork...More

Thank Travelnica
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We made dinner reservations to meet friends to dine on the patio of Lavender Bistro. The ambiance was delightful, the service wonderful, the food delicious, and the price was affordable!

Thank martha m
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Lavender Bistro is one of our regular restaurants. Food is always VERY good, service great and atmosphere to die for. We visited Lavender on a Sunday night, so free corkage. This time, I had Ahi, which was good, but not the best. Two others at...More

Thank DanandJanC
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
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1 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
26 July 2015|
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Response from JanW188 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you'll need to ask the restaurant directly.
13 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
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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