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Lavender Bistro

82 N Trade St, Tryon, NC 28782-6656
+1 828-440-1140
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“escargot” (6 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (3 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
French, American, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
82 N Trade St, Tryon, NC 28782-6656
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend and I had lunch here and it was just delightful. I wanted a vegetarian option other than the veggie burger and the chef made a special pasta dish with fresh ingredients of my choice. The friend green tomato appetizer was delicious and our...More

Thank Jackfred
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes very good, sometimes not so much. And the service is very slow. Isn't doing much business lately. Wonder why?????

Thank JacqueBrown
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We visited this restaurant for the first time during a festival, so they were very busy, so the service was a bit slow. The food redeemed the visit. Husband opted for the lunch special of the day, a "Black and Blue Salad" with nice slices...More

Thank rich and linda s
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I have to admit that I usually go to another Tryon restaurant. But this one also has very good food and the folks seem to care. We arrived just as they were closing lunch to prep for dinner. But they still let us in and...More

Thank WadeandLori
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Arrived at 6:30; ordered salad and soup; still had not been served by 7:25. Left to get to a concert and ate quickly next door.

Thank JBS28731
Reviewed 21 February 2018 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 17 February 2018

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 16 February 2018

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 28 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
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Questions & Answers
Bob H
6 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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 March, 2018 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 Monday through Saturday 11:30 to 3:00 and Dinner Monday through Saturday 5pm until. We also offer Sunday Brunch form 12:00 until 3pm.
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