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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 good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a reservation (request indoors) and were seated outdoors. I couldn't get the attention of the host as she sped through the maze of outdoor tables, then back to front desk. We sat about 10 minutes and were never approached by any service staff....More

Thank YvonneP683
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family run with a good American style menu and excellent happy hour food and wines in the bar. Tables a little too close together and it does get busy and noisy.

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our dinner the other night. We were seated on the patio and the restaurant was busy. The server was very attentive and suggested proper portion sizes for our appetizers. We had crab cakes and the wedge salad for starters and then for dinner,...More

Thank TravelMonkeyCalgary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place & have been there more than a few times (we are only here in the valley 5 months of the year). We were there for Xmas & New Years last year & were looking forward to showing it off to our...More

Thank Rox I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in La Quinta for the holidays and our son and future daughter-in-law took us here for our birthdays. We sat outside under heaters and millions of white twinkle lights. So romantic! I had swordfish. My husband had a filet. We also had a...More

Thank Sondra R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a tip from a relative about Lavender Bistro. We had dinner reservations, you need them, and were seated in the courtyard. Cool desert night but the courtyard is has lots of heat sources and is well lit. Service is impeccable and the food...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to Lavender, especially for a lighter supper in the bar. The skirt steak is great and so are the mussels. We will be back !

Thank Bruce_and_Valerie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is billed as one of the best in La Quinta, and charges New York City or London prices for average food. The place is huge and packs in the early bird diners in a series of small rooms-one for the outdoor cafe set,...More

Thank Katymill2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lavender was the BEST restaurant during our stay in the desert, we wish it was in our hometown. My husband and I met friends for dinner and were given a beautiful table in the twinkling lighted patio. The food was delicious, orders ranged from lamb...More

Thank CATravelingfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Happy New Years Eve celebrating at Lavender. We sat outside and enjoyed spectacular evening with great service and food with friends!!

Thank Prego51
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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.
14 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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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