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Mon Reve

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126 Balsam St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-3821
+1 760-375-3212
11:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 20:30
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 of us visited Mom Reve for dinner. We did not have reservations but were able to get a 7pm seating. I would recommend reservations if you want to guarantee a table and a desired time. So- the food is delicious. Hands down, absolutely fine. I find the owner charming and our waitress was fast, friendly, and eager to please.... More 

1 Thank dawgmc
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service and ambiance were superb. Our meals were delicious. Allow time while you are there since the chef's creations are for sure from scratch. Best meal we had while in ridgecrest. Reservations a must!

1 Thank Kelly P
Daytona Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beware of what you order, great service exceptional actually but be aware of way too much butter/oils in cooking, over cooked dishes, terrible onion soup ( consensus). French owner/operator who was very good, however way overrated for food. Not as good as other french restaurant meals, fish was fair at best with a sauce that didn't hit the spot. I... More 

Thank tvfilmproducer
Long Beach, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

From the tomate veloute to the creme brûlée and everything in between, I was astonished that this little gem of a restaurant resided in Ridgecrest, CA...I'm not saying anything else...just get there.

Thank George H
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 April 2017

When I booked the Hampton Inn in Ridgecrest I had no idea that there was such a hidden gem in the small city. We hadn't booked and when we arrived the restaurant was busy but we were given a table on the proviso that we might have to wait an hour for our food. We were happy to do so... More 

Thank kurleyfur
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, good atmosphere, amazing owner and wait staff. My wife had the pasta and I had the stroganoff. Both were excellent. And the layer vegetables topped with cheese was phenomenal. Thanks

Thank ac96161
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A place of this caliber is rare to find, it is the type of place you always hope to find. While in town on business my colleagues and I were very happy to have found this place. It is small, intimate, family owned French restaurant with some of the most amazing food you will ever have the pleasure of eating.... More 

Thank Jon T
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Pleasant friendly restaurant, good food. We were there for lunch but will return soon for their dinner.

Thank Riley B
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My husband and I visited this restaurant on our annual trip south, seeking an alternative to a steakhouse. When we arrived for our 7:45 reservation, the place was quite noisy due to two large tables occupied by large noisy people. Thankfully they left soon after 8:00 and the rest of us were able to enjoy more intimate conversations. The wine... More 

Thank Brigitte H
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This restaurant is totally awesome. We live 500 miles away from it but any time that we are within 100 miles of Ridgecrest we make a point of coming here for dinner. We have never been disappointed. The owner is very gracious and the staff are excellent. If you like French food this is the place to visit.

Thank Don K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?