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Mon Reve

126 Balsam St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3821
+1 760-375-3212
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly
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126 Balsam St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3821
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

I have friends that rave about this place, but it's not for everyone. They do not have a kid's menu, and their selection is very limited. I would not recommend this place for anyone with food allergies.

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We eat here every chance we get. Usually we say "for special occasions" but sometimes we have to make one up. Our favorite dishes are the filet mignon with the garlic sauce and the chicken dishes are all wonderful! Save room for dessert if you...More

1  Thank Catlynn217
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This is my favorite hometown restaurant. Everything is always cooked to perfection. The filet is melt-in-your-mouth tender. The Stroganoff is one of my favorite entrees. The chicken entrees are great also. I love the different cream sauces. The proprietor and his wife, who is the...More

1  Thank SharonP23
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I only know a few French phrases, but fortunately "C'est magnifique!" pretty much covers Mon Reve. I've had travelers from Europe ask me for directions to this restaurant, so its reputation has clearly traveled far beyond our quiet, high-desert community. The proprietors are gracious and...More

Thank Jupiter1962
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Yum! So authentic and delicious. This is a nice quaint spot for a romantic dinner for two! Try the lamb, it's amazing. The wine list and desserts are good too.

Thank Jenna M
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Mon Reve is my favorite restaurant- consistently great with excellent service! The filet mignon is always perfectly done to my liking, and all the side dishes with the entrees are great- I have a hard time deciding! I am looking forward to my next meal...More

Thank Catanddog1
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Oh my goodness, this food is to die for! If you've ever wanted to go to France but it's still a far away dream, or you have gone and you'd like to remember, go here. This food is so authentic. Though my husband has been...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

From the moment I stepped in the restaurant, I smelled the French cooking coming from the kitchen and I knew I made a great choice. Although it may not seem that there is an authentic French restaurant in Ridgecrest, Ca, think again. It is, bar...More

1  Thank Stevo74
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We have been enjoying Mon Reve for the past several years. We tend to "save it" for special occasions. Usually just the wife and me, but the "kids" (18 and 21) have grown fond of it as well. Country cuisine, such as stroganoff and such....More

1  Thank Joseph277
Reviewed 16 July 2015

My foodie travel mate brought me here while on a recent business trip. He told me it was top rated in Tripadvisor, but I was skeptical given the quality of other restaurants in Ridgecrest. Walking in from the street, the atmosphere immediately envelopes you in...More

Thank BART E
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23 January 2016|
Response from Catanddog1 | Reviewed this property |
I always have the filet mignon, rare. It's always excellent! It is topped with either the peppercorn sauce, or garlic butter. Both are great, but I usually have the peppercorn sauce. My side is always the layered tomato... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Balsam St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Ridgecrest
  • Phone Number: +1 760-375-3212
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