Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Le Cafe des Beaux Arts

73640 El Paseo (Larkspur Ln.) Send to Phone
760-346-0669 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Along El Paseo, Francophiles congregate for a bit of joie de vivre.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Breakfast Fri.-Mon., Lunch & Dinner daily (closed July 4 to Sept. 3)

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.0 star rating
4.0 rating over 1 reviews
Dining room at Le Cafe des Beaux Arts, Palm Desert, CA

Le Cafe des Beaux Arts Restaurant Review

: It's not Paris, but El Paseo is where the desert's well-heeled come to shop and dine. Often you'll spot them at Le Cafe des Beaux Arts, the charming corner bistro that celebrates French cuisine. The fare includes an average --- and sometimes better than average --- array of traditional dishes, including rabbit Dijonnaise and the house specialty bouillabaisse. The long and inclusive menu features standout items such as a very acceptable lamb Proven├žale and duck with fig sauce. The elegant lounge area, with its mix of cozy booths and horseshoe-shaped bar, is the perfect place to nosh on small plates as you summon up the spirit of Edith Piaf. If you want to see and be seen, request a table on the wraparound patio, where a parade of passersby are in full view.

User Ratings & Reviews for Le Cafe des Beaux Arts


Check out the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the US and more.