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La Provence Restaurant

25020 Highway 190, Lacombe, LA 70445-4513
+1 985-626-7662
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pate” (26 reviews)
“duck” (14 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
25020 Highway 190, Lacombe, LA 70445-4513
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been a family favorite for years. Last year, it changed ownership and became even better. We enjoyed a Sunday brunch that was outstanding. We were blown away by the roast duck with baby root vegetables. It was truly memorable and a dish that...More

Thank Marie-France S
Eric H, Owner at La Provence Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you and yours enjoyed your time with us at La Provence

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have a car, you'll have a 45 minute drive from NOLA. If you don't have a car, you'll have a comparable cab or Uber ride. So, is the trouble of getting to La Provence worth what you'll experience there? I would have to...More

Thank Rainer H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Fantastic food in a fantastic setting. I expected a great experience and Chef Eric delivered. Nice wine selection, great pate spread, wonderful oysters, incredible duck, excellent steak, and exceptional turtle soup to just name a few dishes.

Thank BB32547
Reviewed 14 December 2017

La Provence was purchased by Eric & Jennifer Hunter several months ago. We have been friends with this incredible chef and his wife for a very long time and were excited to get the opportunity to visit them at their awesome restaurant. French ambiance abounds...More

Thank patriciabS7395NC
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent Thanksgiving dinner with our children. My non-turkey eater said he wants to eat Provence smoked turkey breast every day, and my other child wants to go back tomorrow for more pork cheeks! And they are right — the food was delicious and...More

Thank frequenttraveler504
Eric H, chef at La Provence Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

So pleased that your family enjoyed the Thanksgiving Holiday with us at La Provence. Now we need people to come in to join us on days other than Holidays and it will be around for generations to come. Thanks Eric

Reviewed 6 October 2017

This gem of a restaurant is hidden away in Lacombe, Louisiana. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. Service is great, with waiter giving individual attention. Food is wonderful--greeens home grown from nearby farm. There's a huge wine list as well. Best of all, it was...More

Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This restaurant recently changed hands from John Besh to the new owner and this was our first time since the changeover. We were very much impressed. The menu has changed but in a very good way. The service was impressive, the food was great and...More

1  Thank Richards11570471
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

La Provence is a consistently wonderful restaurant in ambience, service and culinary artistry. It is no longer owned by John Besh and hasn't been for quite a few months now and people need to know that the new owners have taken this restaurant to a...More

2  Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Those in the know frequent La Provence. If you have not been here in a while, it's time to return. New ownership is excellent! From service to ambiance to the absolutely excellent cuisine we loved everything and will be back as soon as possible! The...More

1  Thank Charlie-Babka
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Excellent food!!! We have been here on a few occasions but it has been some time since we were last here. Chef Besh's reputation is sound with this restaurant. The comfort you feel when you first enter the doors is like being in the French...More

1  Thank Colonel60
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6 April 2017|
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Response from Jean C | Reviewed this property |
I agree, business casual is fine
Jeanine F
8 October 2016|
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Response from Jonathan J | Reviewed this property |
Most John Besh restaurants probably need a reservation. When I went here it was slow and they may have been having an odd day. The manager attempted to contact me over my review as I didn't rate them top notch. That said... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25020 Highway 190, Lacombe, LA 70445-4513
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lacombe
  • Phone Number: +1 985-626-7662
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