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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%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2922
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My favorite in La Quinta. Beautiful patio ambiance, great bar ambiance and music, good prices for wine and bar tapas, classy entrance and easy parking or valet, and I even expect to have them cater my wedding!

Thank Jimmannoia
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed Lavender on numerous occasions with friends and family. It is one of our go to special event, or welcome to the desert, restaurants because the courtyard with its flickering white lights, on a warm desert evening with very good food, live music,...More

Thank GCripe
Reviewed 29 August 2016

this is the most stunning setting and lovely atmosphere, superb food and service and amazing garden. We go at least 2 - 3 times every trip to the valley.

1  Thank 579travelbuff
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a great place to take guests or to go for a special evening, The ambience of the outdoor patio is unparalleled. The food is of good quality and the service is impeccable.

1  Thank Pat M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Most people go here for the superb patio dining experience. There is a lot of mediocrity in the valley when it comes to wining & dining, however, service is refreshingly seamless and well-timed here. A hot spot for couples who look for a romantic night...More

Thank Kees Z
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Lavender Bistro is gorgeous and we were excited about going there. Unfortunately the food is not memorable.

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Before I forget, do not miss their Ceasar salad. It's the best! ASk to sit on the patio, they have live music on most nights and they have the most romantic patio in the desert. Food is superior here, service is 5 stars. Location is...More

Thank M5038YDdavidr
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have always loved coming here with the girlfriends when we make our annual trip. I enjoy the eclectic menu and drinks and service and music on the patio. But that certainly is what adds to the total experience. I don't enjoy sitting inside. Food...More

Thank disneykathie
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

If you want to impress somebody or take somebody for a special event-this is one of the placesto go with average prices. Ask to sit in the courtyard which is all lit up with beautiful trees. You cannot beat the atmosphere of this place. There's...More

1  Thank OttawaBarb
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Straight out of culinary school, our adult son really enjoyed working here! It gave us ample opportunities and reasons to try out lavender Bistro while getting a mad deal and sweet perks. Times they have changed- Complacent is the main word that comes to mind....More

2  Thank mControl
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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, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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