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Lavender Bistro

82 N Trade St, Tryon, NC 28782-6656
+1 828-440-1140
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“risotto” (6 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
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French, American, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
82 N Trade St, Tryon, NC 28782-6656
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not sure if there was a new chef here since my last visit but the food was excellent and nicely presented. Lacks a coordinated decor that reflects the same image as the food.

Thank Tallgirl42
Reviewed 5 days ago

Small, quaint restaurant with limited menu, and with a chef who is trying to provide the unique touch to food. We've eaten here a couple of times and have never been disappointed. Our last visit was Feb 13 of this year. Ordered the Chilean Sea...More

Thank JPMcGuire
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Lavender Bistro for their annual Valentine special. absolutely excellent. The five course fixed menu contained a wide variety of ingredients all prepared to perfection. Chef Ross, has kitchen talents that far surpass what the local community is used to. The service was excellent...More

Thank Lamplighter01
Reviewed 2 November 2017

A lovely restaurant with a family feel the chef owns it, not busy the night we were there. I had lovely duck with crispy skin

Thank kate h
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My wife and I went here tonight for the first time. We appreciated the white table cloths and the comfortable, relatively restrained ambiance. Both of us had the eggplant parmesan that we thought was quite good. The fact that it was served in large, deep...More

Thank Hayes M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We just moved into the area and were absolutely exhausted and could not face the boxes in the kitchen to make a meal. We had been by the Lavender Bistro and decided to go there. Only a few tables were full on a Wednesday night...More

Thank Tallgirl42
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Finally we were able to come for dinner. We've been here before but it's been the lunch menu. Dinner really has some nice menu choices. I selected the special, a dish of trout almondine with mashed potatoes and green beans. Excellent. Very tasty. My wife...More

Thank WadeandLori
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

It's a quaint and charming little place. Locally owned. Fresh local ingredients. The chef owner is a sweetheart. The food is absolutely amazing. We also met the chef that makes all the desserts. Yes all the desserts are made right there and they are amazing!!!

Thank jyotsnadietrich
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Met friends there for a quiet dinner and it was delicious. Service was excellent, great wine and beer. Food was fantastic. My husband had the red snapper special and I had the seafood risotto. We will definitely be back!

Thank tecon57
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

First visit for a 1:30 late Sunday lunch. Service was unpolished. Had to request wine menus. Mushroom soup was delicious but Luke warm. Appetizer of Brie, fig wrapped in crust, cold and hard. Chef came over to ask if we were going to go ahead...More

Thank dixiejoe
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Bob H
5 September 2016|
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Response from Kdog331 | Property representative |
It is your choice. I'm sitting in the restaurant now on a Thursday evening and there is one man with shorts and a short sleeve shirt and another with blue jeans. So dress in what makes you feel comfortable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 N Trade St, Tryon, NC 28782-6656
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Tryon
  • Phone Number: +1 828-440-1140
  • E-mail
Lavender Bistro is under new ownership/management as of January 2016. Chef Ross has used his creativity and taken the suggestions of many long term guests and designed a brand new menu. As of April 14, 2016 the menu has again been updated in order to offer our customers greater variety and match our offerings with the changing season. We offer New American/French Cuisine with Chef's unique flair. The menu will change every few months and we always have nightly specials. Our hours are: Lunch Tuesday through Saturday 11:30 to 3:00 and Dinner Tuesday through Saturday 5pm until. We also offer Sunday Brunch form 12:00 until 3pm.
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