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Bistro Laurent

1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
+1 805-226-8191
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (41 reviews)
“crispy crab” (4 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (5 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Paso Robles on a wine tasting swing through central California. Bistro Laurent was a super discovery. The restaurant is nicely decorated with 20th century French posters and was crowded, but the noise level was certainly acceptable. (We are so tired...More

Thank Suzanne97210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant for my birthday celebration. It was a good choice. The biggest plus was a totally comfortable feeling of being in an authentic French restaurant. I really felt I could have been in France, And the experience of eating...More

Thank Hanafi F
Reviewed 10 February 2018

So ... we LOVED this restaurant. It has the perfect ambiance and a delicious chef-driven menu - that je ne sais quoi - to make a meal or event memorable. We got engaged here, and are hoping to return every year. Can't say enough about...More

Thank theresestover
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This small and charming bistro serves great classic French food. I had the tasting menu and hubby had the "chef's surprise" tasting menu. We were both very pleased and he perhaps had the better dishes. The presentation on every dish was lovely. My only complaint...More

Thank San M
Reviewed 8 February 2018

My HH and I had dinner two nights in a row. The first evening we had reservations at a restaurant across the street. We sat down and upon reading the menu, we both decided that there was nothing that appealed to us so we left....More

Thank GFFoodWineLover
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We enjoyed Bistro Laurent's food greatly, especially due to its light cooking after we asked them to accommodate our lactose intolerance. The result was splendid: food was complex, flavorful, but without overpowering heaviness we often encounter elsewhere.

Thank cnhhhhhh
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The atmosphere was great! Service was excellent! The food was amazing! We opted for the chef choice 4 course diner, with wine pairing. Everything was perfect! Ideal place for a romantic diner!

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 14 January 2018

What a great experience ! My wife and I went to Bistro Laurent to celebrate New Years. We had made reservations well in advance. We enjoyed their 5 course new years menu, which included a wine pairing with each course as well. The presentation was...More

Thank E-Broockman
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

A really amazing cuisine, great service, and pretty decent price. A wonderful experience overall! A+

Thank Louis-Philippe C
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I great place to have a delicious lunch and feel like you are transported to France. I did order a Tables Creek white to compliment the wonderful French Onion Soup and Chicken Salad. My friend ordered the blue crab salad pictured below. My husband ordered...More

Thank Judy B
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19 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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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