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Bistro Laurent

1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
+1 805-226-8191
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (36 reviews)
“clafoutis” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
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Reviewed yesterday

After leaving in disgust from neighboring Artisan, see accompanying review, we stumbled across the street at 9:15 p.m. on a Saturday night to Bistro Laurent. We were seated immediately. Our greeter could tell the night was not going well and offered us a drink as...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bistro Laurent has been one of the steady restaurants in Paso Robles for the past fifteen years. Not brilliant; not average. Somewhere in between.

Thank winewiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our wine group chose this well-established restaurant for one of our evening meals together. The 'head waiter' was a delight and his French accent enjoyed by all. The French Onion soup (of course!), was sooooooo good ! My filet was perfectly grilled as were the...More

Thank r k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In contradiction to some of the reviews here, we found the service was very good. We were greeted quickly with water and offered champagne, which we declined but also a delicious little amuse bouche. The host checked in with us many times, and our server...More

Thank happytravelingfamily
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in town doing the Three Speckled Hens antique and old stuff show and decided to have a nice, relaxing dinner would be a treat. Our last minute decision meant Il Cortile and Artisan were booked but we had no trouble...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Dined here on an overnight trip to Paso Robles. This was a real standout in terms of classy ambiance, professional service and really delicious food. Kind of a grownup place. I cannot recommend the risotto too highly.

1  Thank Yog-Sothoth
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Good news: nice atmosphere, good menu choices, decent wine list. Bad news: under seasoned, then over seasoned, and most important, who makes French onion soup like that! Onion soup is served in individual ramekins with the cheese and bread toasted and browned. Here, it was...More

1  Thank jtlerman
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is American food trying to pass itself off as French. The food was at best mediocre, the wine list is OK but horribly priced, and the service is condescending. Go up the street to Il Cortile

1  Thank Terence M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

wonderful attention to detail. the tasting menu is well thought out and the wines with each course pair in a delightful manner. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience and we will be back.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were on a wine tasting trip to area and started with a lunch stop in Paso Robles. Limited menu choice but everyone in our group enjoyed their choices. A bit expensive for lunch though. We got hot bread right out of the oven and...More

Thank Scruz101
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18 February 2017|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Lunch and Dinner menus are on their website. We have only been there for dinner and it was wonderful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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