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Bistro Laurent

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1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
+1 805-226-8191
Today
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finest dining experience that I've had in Paso Robles. Authentic French cuisine with décor and service to match. Anything especially with chicken is good. Fine selection of local wines, too!

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Thank Bluesistr84
Templeton, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bistro Laurent is our favorite "Special Occasion" restaurant. We love the charming atmosphere and decor, the fabulous French wine list and of course the Amazing food, that seems to bring us back to Paris, every time we dine there. You can't go wrong with the Chef's tasting menu, which is usually what we do. The service is wonderful and desserts... More 

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Thank Jeffry W
Cambria, California
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156 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our anniversary on December 31 we went here for lunch. The food was fantastic. I had a seafood fricassee and used my spoon to get every delicious drop of liquid. My wife had a beurre blanc fish dish (salmon). We could not have been happier with our food. The atmosphere is impressive. You feel like you are in a... More 

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Thank panoramarick
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bistro Laurent is charming. Really. It's just that Le Chef de Cuisine seems to have missed out on the last 50 years of culinary progress. The 4 course tasting menu was so meh, yet the room, the service and the wine were so excellent . . . I wanted to go into the kitchen and ask is anyone here paying... More 

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Thank J P
California
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to go with local Paso wines , but the owner suggested French which were outstanding. I've considered joining his wine club for French wines. I had the tasting menu paired with wines while my husband ordered from the menu. The pairings were perfect. Intimate and cozy ambiance, great service and yummy cuisine created a lovely evening. If I... More 

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Thank Suz D
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had read quite a few good reviews on this restaurant, and our hotel recommended it. But from the moment we sat down, until the time we left, it was a disappointing experience. To begin with, our food server seemed totally uninterested in serving us. We had to ask other servers for recommendations. We finally decided to start with the... More 

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Thank melgrey1
Carmichael, California
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Our friends recommended this restaurant for the four of us. They were excited to try it as they had dined at the bistro in the past when all meals were prix fixe. The wine selection was difficult for us northern Californians to choose but ultimately enjoyable. The food was delectable and substantial.

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Thank Beverly K
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Ordered NY steak and frites. Fantastic quality steak, beautifully cooked medium rare. Great waiting staff....polite and unobtrusive.

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Thank doodlebug68
Lodi, California
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161 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We often find ourselves in Paso Robles about lunchtime when traveling to or from Lodi to points on the coast--this time we were on our way home after a latish start from Santa Barbara. Last time on our way through we were leaning towards Bistro Laurent when we received a very persuasive recommendation to try Villa Creek Restaurant by a... More 

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Thank Randall-Anne
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in several years. Let the chef pic your courses and pare the wines. You won't regret it

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Thank Scott C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-226-8191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?