About Lavendou Bistro

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 François Soyez's menu to be deliciously approachable. Serving the lighter fare of Southern France, Lavendou offers many items to tempt your taste buds.

19009 Preston Rd. Ste 200
Dallas, TX 75252
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary French

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Closed on Sunday

Cross Street:
Frankfort

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(972) 248-1911

Website:
http://www.lavendou.com/

Executive Chef:
François Soyez

Private Party Facilities:
Private room can seat up to 50 people.

Private Party Contact:
Pascal Cayet: (888) 564-4131

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Mon - Tue 8:00PM - 8:00PM

Wed - Thu 8:30PM - 8:30PM

Fri - Sat 9:30PM - 9:30PM

Lavendou Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

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food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (60)
Romantic (59)
Good for a Date (54)
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Good for Anniversaries (52)
Neighborhood Gem (42)
Authentic (42)
Good for Birthdays (37)
Worth the Drive (37)
Cozy (33)
Fit for Foodies (33)
Quiet Conversation (29)
Notable Wine List (28)
Creative Cuisine (25)
Great for Lunch (21)
Business Meals (20)
Afternoon Tea (17)
Casual (12)
Live Music (12)
Comfort Food (10)
Good for Groups (9)
Fun (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Seasonal (6)
Healthy (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
People Watching (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Happy Hour (1)
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Vegan (1)
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 3 days ago

From the escargot, to the bouillabaisse, to the chocolate soufflé, Lavendou delivered it all! Teo recommended a great southern French wine that paired well with everything. We will definitely be back.
Merci beaucoup!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Fun, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

The food as always was spectacular. The service was very attentive

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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

Pascal and his outstanding staff make for a festive evening! The food is authentic French and always prepared and presented with perfection! Lavandou is a Dallas treasure!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 3 days ago

Love the ambience. Very romantic. Service was friendly, efficient, and timely. Very extensive menu as well. Perfect for a romantic evening!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food, wonderful experience. Highly recommended!

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

Never disappoints! Always great food and service. We drive from Keller to enjoy this great restaurant!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

So nice to be in a local, family owned restaurant. So much character from the decor to the waitstaff. We will definitely be back.....and soon.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food and good Service! One of my absolute favorite restuaraunts.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

The food is always exceptional and the service is of the highest caliber. We took friends here for their first time and they loved it. I highly recommend for a special night out.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

We have been dining at Lavendou Since 1995, mostly dinners, but some lunches including business. The food has always been very well prepared, served hot, consistently. The wine list gives the diner many choices and numerous price points. Over the years we have experienced great service and the wait staff knowledgable about the food and wine, and at times offering good suggestions that have added to the quality of the meal. The restaurant is comfortable to be in and one can carry on a conversation without having to talk loud to be heard.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Healthy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

We another amazing meal. I would eat here every week if I had a faster metabolism . My husband had the lamb shank this time while I had the beef tenderloin. OHHH MMYYY!!!! YYYUUUUMMMMMM Pierre was so sweet and gracious as always. :) Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic, Happy Hour, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Good food. I like snails. The server took our picture.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

AMAZING!! The decorations were uniquely beautiful and the ambiance was intimate and romantic! The food was some of the best tasting combinations i’ve ever had! You definitely have to get the escargot to start and the creme brulee infused with lavender to end, the flavors just burst in your mouth. I will definitely be coming back and telling everyone i know how great it was!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

One of my all time favorites. It did not disappoint

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

Valentine's Day

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

Valentine’s Day

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 7 days ago

Valentines Day and Anniversaeies

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 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

We always have a great meal at Lavendou. Comfortable bistro atmosphere. Quality of food and preparation is excellent. Everyone should eat here at least once.

Tags: Romantic, Live Music, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

Arrived for our Valentine’s Day lunch and was greeted by a nice host and seated for our reservation time slot. Food was (and always has been) very tasty. I think they might need to consider more servers during special event days like VDay since they were packed and service was a little slow. I did not get a water refill which would really be my only complaint. Server was courteous and tried to get the order taken and the check back but was very busy with all his tables.
I would go back again but will try a normal night. I would (and have) recommend them to a friend or family for dining.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

Valentines Day lunch. Staff was very busy. Hard to wave one down when we needed refills, etc. Waitstaff practiced avoiding eye contact with everyone. Bread was excellent . Salad was ‘tired’ and had to be returned to the kitchen for a fresh one.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Always the best! Food is excellent, especially the escargot. Patrick consistently delivers the best service.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on February 13, 2018

This was our first visit, and we enjoyed everything about it. The food, service, music, and dessert exceeded our expectations. The atmosphere was cozy and comfortable. We will definitely return.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Live Music
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 13, 2018

As always, a great experience! Loved the food, atmosphere, wine, apertifs and dessert! Great place to go to be cared for by a wonderful group of people!

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Good for Birthdays
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Absolutely live the ambiance and the service. Wonderful wine selection. Wish I would leave room for the desserts.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Delicious French Bistro. All dishes were prepared to order and our waiter was the ultimate professional.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We went to Lavendou Bistro for an early Valentine's Day dinner this weekend and enjoyed our time so much! Everything was delicious and cooked perfectly. We hope to be back soon!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Beautiful restaurant with delicious food. Perfect to celebrate with another couple- noise level allows for conversation. Great N. Dallas location

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We love it and is our go to place for special occasions

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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent is an understatement! Great service, food was delicious,price reasonable for what we got. My wife and I will be back.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Afternoon Tea, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Casual, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We were served promptly and courteously. The menu at lunch was good offering a variety of foods. Food was served hot . Desert was good.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

I've been here twice now and both times were great experiences overall. The staff is very nice and accommodating. The only thing I would note is that I would have liked it if the staff were a little more attentive. First time they were excellent, but this more recent visit not as much. It was still a great experience and love the afternoon high tea here. I will definitely be back and try their dinner menu as well.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee, Fun, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Afternoon Tea
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 26, 2018

It is my favorite restaurant! We love the food, the service, the ambiance and we always celebrate special occasions there.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Lavendou is one of my favorite restaurants! The food is always fabulous and the service is impeccable.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Absolutely my favorite

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Lavendou has a wonderful menu. We love the food. It is a good spot for lunch or dinner. We ordered beef and lamb. Both were cooked perfectly. Pommes frites are a definite must have on the menu. The souffles we ordered for dessert were delicious.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Excellent food and superb service! A wonderful place for wonderfully prepared fine cuisine.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Almost too hard to decide what to order since excellent selections abound from appetizers, entrees, and desert. Attentive service. Best place in Dallas for escargot. Desserts are ridiculously good.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 19, 2018

We had a lovely diner at Lavendou Bistro. It features traditional French cuisine. The food was delicious. The atmosphere is quant and comfortable. Don’t be put off by the neighborhood... you will find a delightful restaurant inside.

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The meal was poorly paced. We went to dinner there on a Saturday, and the entire meal too one hour. The restaurant is more concerned with turning the tables over then a properly paced meal in the true French style which they attempt to pull off. This was not the actions of one waiter, but as we observed other tables around us the same rush was going on. Overall the menu, ambiance, and energy should have made this meal a winner. However, due to the rush and lack of a attention to pacing the meal, I would not go back. There are too many great restaurants in the Dallas area to put up with this unprofessional move.

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 13, 2018

This is one of our favorite restaurant :-) The food is great with some unique choices. It can get pretty busy on the weekends so it's good to have a reservation. We try to come a little earlier in the evening.

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