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La Brasserie Bistro and Bar

790 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Dine with us and feel like you've been transported to the streets of Paris! The traditional mouth watering cuisine prepared by the award winning chef/owner Emmanuel Janin can be enjoyed in our comfortable dinning room or the spacious starlit/misted patio. Bon Appetit!

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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French, Californian, European
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Hours of operation
Dinner Monday - Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Happy Hour Monday - Saturday 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Wine & Dine Sunday's
1/2 price on all our bottles of wine and Happy Hour all night!
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Phone number
(760) 771-4400
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Emmanuel Janin
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Please contact us for further details.
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Cross street
Washington Street
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Parking details
Free Parking
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Special events & promotions
Deal of the Summer! Receive a $25 gift card when you spend $100 (excluding tip) to be used at your next visit. $25 gift card expires September 30, 2017.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 790 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0  Dined 4 days ago

All was very good.

Would come back.

ONLY problem was asst waiter/delivery person who was not trained in proper serving. Dropped plates hard while serving. Reaching across one to serve finesse.

vipFoodie53 (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Overall, our experience was a good one. Our guest miscommunication with the waitress, who thought she wanted the special, but she didn't! She said it would take quite awhile to redo the order, so she brought part of it, but the mood was ruin for our guest. She adjusted the price, brought a complimentary dessert as her way of making good. Still, it was a bit of a mood buster. The waitress was very nice and did her best to make up, so we didn't fault her for the mistake. We would probably go back and give it another try.

NancyL (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

This restaurant has been a total favorite for several years. We used to enjoy it for lunch - were there many times and the last time November -2017 - however when we returned to the desert on Feb 3 this year we discovered- to our GREAT dismay-- it is no longer open for lunch. Bummer!!!! It was our favorite place to entertain good friends and/or business associates without the complications of dinner. At any rate, we took other good friends Saturday night and had a wonderful dinner, beautifully prepared and plated - and served with grace and panache. Our server told us that the venue was missing some staff that evening but you would never have guessed from the presentation, quality of food and service, and the total experience. If you enjoy French food/, wine and ambiance, this should be on your MUST list!!

Golfguy (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Good food and service a bit expensive

5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Wish we lived closer... we'd go a lot more often! We have been going there for special occasions once a year the past 3 years. The food is very good. The service is always friendly and attentive. We love it. This year, we decided to bring our 2 young kids. It was their first taste of french cuisine. They are usually picky eaters, but were asking to go again the next day.

vipJosephC (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Cold seating. Food only fair. Service excellent. Would not recommend.

Pmcs (Indiana)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

It was excellent. Joe, our waiter, was also excellent. Loved the ambiance. Plan on going back.

Dantheman (Western NC)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Don't go if it's Valentines Day. Should have know better! Seated 20 min. late. Waited 20 more min. before asking for some bread and butter. Finally took order and thirty min. before first course arrived! All in all it took over 2 and a half hours for dinner.

The place has great outdoor seating and going on a week day night would probably work better. Take your own wine, ($20), corkage but much cheaper than wine prices there.

Will go back but most likely for lunch or mid week dinner.

vipTAGO (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

A great and popular Valentine's meal! Special menu was offered, but we ordered ala carte. Food was excellent, I had the Sole and my husband had the Steak and Frites....also the delicious onion soup...very authentic! It was very crowded and service was slow, but quality of food maintained. I don't like the new policy of not seating reservations until the exact time of the reservation...we arrived a few minutes early...our table was vacant, but due to the crowd I guess they were staggering seatings. Wait space is limited, bar space is limited and it would seem better to just get people seated. The hostess acts like you are offending them by arriving early....less than 10 min! Maybe they are just making time for table "resets" but it should be done with more graciousness. No flower or Happy Valentine's Day as we left either. :(

OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Unfortunately, the occasion was Valentine’s Day and the kitchen was overwhelmed. Our waiter tried but the food arrived 90 minutes into the meal. The lobster ravioli sat under the heat lamps so long that they were dry and crispy. I understand that these holidays are intense but I think it would be best to limit the invitations and retain the quality.

vipDave (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This was Valentine’s Day. They promoted a special Valentine’s Day menu on they’re website. It featured a PRIME NEW YORK SIRLOIN. We got there and the $35 steak was now called “Bistro”. I told the server I wanted the steak on the website, she assured me that’s what I’d be getting so I ordered it

It was not. It was a hanger steak, the lied and I’ll never go back...

Nanaof3 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We were there for Valentine's dinner and it was delicious. Kelly was a great waitress.

vipOpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Wonderful as always! We always celebrate our Anniversary at La Brasserie because it’s also Valentines Day it’s extra special. Packed for a reason amazing food. We always sit on the patio & appreciated the perfect table next to the Fountain. Thank you La Brasserie for always making our Anniversary celebration special

LyleV (Phoenix)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was outstanding. Service extremely slow on Valentine's night. When questioned, server said "I'll bring it when they give it to me." She simply could not handle crowd.

mare (Tulsa)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The cuisine is consistently wonderful! This is by far our favorite restaurant in the valley.