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Lavender Bistro

78073 Calle Barcelona (Desert Club Dr.) Send to Phone
760-564-5353 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
This Cal-Med bistro is relaxed and elegant, and offers an adventurous yet affordable menu.
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Dinner nightly (closed June 29-Sept. 12)
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Lavender Bistro Restaurant Review

: A youthful but experienced management (co-owner Nicolas Despras is the son of Indian Wells' Le St. Germain owner Michel Despras) has created a lively, relaxed but elegant place where the food is simultaneously interesting and comforting. There's a little bit of bistro French, a little bit of fusion, a lot of Mediterranean, and it is above all Californian---Southern Californian. A tasty bar menu ensures a thriving happy hour. For serious eating, start with the daily special risotto or ravioli, or try one of the very good salads (beets with hazelnut dressing), then follow with a moist brined pork chop with pineapple and kumquat chutney or the miso-glazed salmon.

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