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19009 Preston Road, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75252-2496
+1 972-248-1911
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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19009 Preston Road, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75252-2496
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We love this place. It's a warm, cozy, country French bistro headed up by the French owner, Pascal, that not only features a wide variety of French and French inspired dishes, but has the friendliest professional staff in the City. Whether you are enjoying one...More

Thank steveseldo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous French comfort food last night at Lavendou! Escargot appetizer tender and garlicky perfection. The French bread and dipping oil was divine... I had the bouillabaisse — full of perfectly stewed flaky fish, scallop, shrimp, clams and mussels in a heavenly saffron infused broth. Hubby...More

Thank Bibbit13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a breath of fresh air. I liked this French Bistro better than the bistros in Paris. The French born owner Pascal Cayer takes the edge off French cuisine for his American customers. This will be reminiscent of France and make you want to go...More

Thank FederalExpress
Reviewed 2 January 2018

What a treat...NYE dinner! 4 course meal started with Lobster Bisque followed by Pate and for my entree I enjoyed a fabulous Filet. Dessert appeared to be delicious however, we were stuffed and asked for it to go...NYE and several parties took us away from...More

Thank Johnny M
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a date night and we wanted to dine at a French restaurant because we have very fond memories of our trips to Paris. Lavendou was a perfect evening for our passion for French food. The restaurant is small and cozy...More

1  Thank Dallastraveler49
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We've been eating at Lavendou (and its predecessor/sister restaurant Chez Gerard) since 1985. That only shows our age (and the number of pounds we've put on over the years)..... Pascal Cayet, the owner, and (most of) his team not only "talk" French, they "cook" French,...More

1  Thank dh2dallas
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband just took me here for my birthday dinner and we had a lovely meal. Lavendou is located in a little strip center near a Condom Sense, a massage parlor, and a vape shop - but do not let the location deter you. The...More

Thank 860SusanB860
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings in French themed restaurant on Preston Road in Plano. Extensive wine list specializing in French reds and whites. Attentive wait staff some of which can converse in French. Alfresco dining available. Ambiance caters to older crowd as does the menu.

1  Thank BillOsborn13
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Lavendou offers outstanding food: fresh ingredients, expertly prepared and delightfully presented by attentive, knowledgeable staff. Meals in a restaurant don't get any better than a meal at Lavendou. Excellent! (Even the french fries are special.) Highly recommended for anytime but especially for a special person...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary with some friends, and the service and food were very good. Each time we go to the Lavendou, it is a pleasure eating there. The interior design is rustic and staff is attentionate. Food is of good quality. We...More

1  Thank Pvspims
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15 January 2017|
Response from coyeloisa |
This looks like a coastal front by some island such as Blue Grotto off the coast of the Isle of Capri in Italy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19009 Preston Road, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75252-2496
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 972-248-1911
  • E-mail
Lavendou, a retreat into the French countryside - a place where life is savored as much as the food. Lavendou is thoroughly French, from the inviting decor to the gracious service and authentic cuisine. But don't expect it to be pretentious. Owner Pascal Cayet is dedicated to providing service that is friendly and efficient. And you will find Chef Francois Soyez's menu to be deliciously approachable. Serving the lighter fare of Southern France, Lavendou offers many items to tempt your taste buds.
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