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Bistro Laurent

1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
+1 805-226-8191
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • 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 10 April 2017

The service was exceptional, thank you Samantha! The food was excellent, the French onion soup was outstanding, the croque Monsieur very solid, salade Niçoise French & very good & lastly the pork sandwich on ciabatta was out of this world! Thank you chef Laurent!

Thank Nathalie E
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Our evening meal is a atmospheric room with wonderful French Cuisine.......nice menu and wine list. We chose from the ala carte menu but took advice of expert for wine. Started with a glass of champagne, soup - husband had French Onion and me, butternut squash...More

Thank Lover-of-Travels
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Reservations are usually necessary even during the week, but worth it. The food, service, and wine list are all first class.

Thank R1andR2
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Stopped by here for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Both of our dishes (scallops and the fish special, catfish) were excellent. Not fast (it was crowded and the small staff was scurrying to keep up) but worth the wait.

Thank PW40
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Top off your wine country visit with dinner prepared by one of the best French chefs in California. Don't skip a soup - butternut squash or french onion or whatever tempts you. The entrees are affordable and a delight - the seafood special will be...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We recommended making reservations to dine at bistro laurent with friends who had never been here. We have enjoyed this establishment for many years and thought it to be a superb choice in Paso Robles and knew our guests would too. We have dined here...More

Thank Mary Ann W
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Bistro offers excellent food and service, with a reasonable priced option for lunch. If the weather is good, seating is outside; if not, inside is available. The lunch menu is not long but very adequate. There is a Bistro Special that appears to change...More

Thank paso57
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I came here for lunch mid-week as a solo diner and was very impressed with the food, service, ambience, and comfort. Most of the indoor seats are soft and comfortable, not like so many restaurants these days that have stiff, though hip, rock-hard wooden chairs...More

1  Thank relaxed53
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! Can't compliment enough! Superb service, food and drink! Best on our long trip from Florida... Had chicken and steak with great desert .. Don't miss this one!

1  Thank bigbaddad69
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We had heard about this place and the recommendations were spot on. We elected to order ala carte rather than the very tempting tasting menu. The started tart was flaky and melted in your mouth, lamb was excellent. The service was attentive without hovering. Looking...More

1  Thank Ron C
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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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