Enjoy a Fabulous Meal

With an Incredible Wine Selection and Exquisite Atmosphere

Los Angeles Daily News Reader's Choice Awards Edition 2019

An Evening with Yesenia

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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Every Sunday at Le Chene

Angeleno Wines

Angeleno Wines - Grown by Alonso Family Vineyards

We're proud to have received 3 great reviews and an
Editor's Choice Award from Wine Enthusiast Magazine!

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Voted “Most Romantic Restaurant” by both the Los Angeles Daily News and LA Magazine. Make a reservation and come see for yourself!

Wine Selection

Incredible Wine Selection

In addition to having its own vineyards, Le Chene boasts one of the most extensive wine collections in all of Southern California.

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Beautiful Setting for Private Events

The grounds and amenities at Le Chene make for a spectacular, beautiful location at which to host any private event. Learn more.

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Happy Hour and Bar Menu

We’ve got a special menu with a wide selection of dishes available in our Bar, separate from our main restaurant menu.

Join us for a bite to eat or a drink in the bar, prior to enjoying dinner in our main dining room!

For your enjoyment, we have Happy Hour in the Bar from 4:30 PM – 7 PM Monday – Friday, and from 11 AM – 7 PM on Sunday!!

To see all of our available Dinner, Brunch, and Bar Menus, click here.

We look forward to seeing you at Le Chene!

Wine in Wine Glass on Table

Hours of Operation

Le Chene is open at the following times 7 days a week and Sunday Brunch:

We will also open for any function or party of 25 or more, per request, any day or time, 7 days a week.

  • Dinner (Please note that these are the hours that our kitchen operates, and our doors do not close until our last customer leaves):
    Monday through Thursday - 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Friday and Saturday -  5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Sunday - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sunday Brunch: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The Bar is Open All Day Sunday and Serving Bar Menu
  • Bar Opens at 4:30 PM every day except Sunday, when it's open all day, serving the Bar Menu
  • Happy Hour at the Bar:  4:30 PM - 7 PM Monday - Friday and 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Sunday.
  • We are closed the following Holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Halloween, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Customer Testimonials

Driving into Le Chene is like to visit a church of class. Near Valencia, the restaurant also features local wines made by its fearless leader, Juan.

They still use white tablecloths, unlike most of the chain restaurants. The wine list still carries an in-depth and very impressive selection. We tasted wine and while thinking about each taste, a regular customer came to the bar, who is a friend of Juan. He offered us a sip of champagne. We had a bite to eat and I started to think about the day.

Juan’s cuisine is vitalized classic European and his tongue is legendary, both for food and wine. He liked a Pinot Noir from the four best and even though it was not my number one, with his tongue it was magic.

Then, suddenly, the gentleman from the bar gave me a red wine and asked what I thought of it, because Juan told him I know more about wine than he and anyone there. The wine was a clear message for me and I said: “Pure old world Bordeaux…great level of finesse and structure with over 20 years of age.”

His friend smiled and showed me a bottle 1970 Chateau Mouton Rothschild. He even had a price tag from the time when he got it – $42.70. The wine showed no watery rim and had a brown tone and edges. We finished the bottle with him and while we were there, a nice lady in the bar also tasted two of the Pinot Noirs, blind, so we could help her to learn about them.

We even enjoyed a rare Italian Varietal bottle from Juan and while driving home, we had a rare feeling. The day’s memories are what keeps us dreaming better. Thank you to all for making life the best!

Best regards,

George Skorka

Sommelier, Judge for San Francisco International Wine Competition

Recently my husband and I vacationed in LA and took the Vintners Assemblage Tour which included two wineries – Antelope and Reyes — and the Le Chene restaurant.

The ride was smooth, but how can it not be in a really nicely equipped Suburban? Our guide, Juillet Wellons, was every bit the consummate hostess — knowledgeable, smart, friendly, warm and very professional.

Our tour started at Antelope Winery – small and quaint, reminiscent of a country store, but that quickly changed. Our wine steward, Joyce, was a sweetheart. She knew her wines, yet never pushed anything too hard, taking the time to listen and steer towards good choices. She explained the winery’s history and the wine types so well, it was truly a comfortable welcoming experience.

Reyes Winery is nestled in a valley area surrounded by mountains, with restored Spanish style buildings. The setting is beautiful, but it’s the tour that makes it extraordinary. Avid artist, developer turned vintner, a real renaissance man — Robert Reyes is riveting in his talk about the ins and outs of winemaking on his sixteen acres. To see the operation, hear about his history and view and taste the results makes for a very special event.

Our tour ended with dinner at Le Chene and while it culminated in an unbelievably delicious meal it was the service that took it over the top. Juan Alonso, owner, commented that they were so far from anywhere that everything had to be good to keep his customers coming back. By the end of the evening we knew that to be a serious understatement.

The food– OMG! Hands down, our meal easily beat any five star restaurant! So satisfying, we had four orders of Escargot! Our waiter recommended the elk and while I have never had it before, it was meltingly fantastic (yes, this meat melted!) and I will go back for more.

Juan Alonso is suave, charming and gracious, we loved hearing about and sampling his wines. He knows what excellent service really means and his staff, even down to the bus person, gives such great attention that it was much more than a meal. This was the perfect ending to a magical day.

The Vintner’s Assemblage won’t disappoint! We were just on its first soft opening and it far surpassed anything we could have expected. I can imagine that as it evolves with these wonderful people it will only get better.

Thank you SCVT for a tour of a lifetime!

Bennice Thayer

We had an opportunity to dine at Le Chene for my daughter’s birthday and I was shocked. The most elegant and nourishing food I have had in California, thus far. No one in the high desert ever mentioned this jewel that is so close. I have mentioned in less than a week, to 10 people, this diamond in the rough. My wife had the Seafood Pasta and I must ask for the recipe, for all of the flavors came alive with every bite. If you decide to offer a military discount, I will be a spokesperson for Le Chene, but until then I will continue to spread the word unless you would like for the jewel to stay a secret!
Calvin Marshall

Last Tuesday we celebrated our anniversary, it was a wonderful experience, delicious food with a variety menu, great service and amazing drinks! A highly recommend romantic destination.
Tita Frech-Snyder

To Juan, his management team, and the wonderful staff who made my parent’s Anniversary Party a success – thank you, thank you.

Being a restaurant professional for over 30 years, I am qualified to say that everyone was exceedingly professional yet personal, kind and attentive. The lead server Sherry (please forgive me if I misspelled her name) was more than we could have asked for, and played a key role in the evening’s success.

I also wish to mention your kitchen. Many times with large parties there’s an assembly-line quality that unfortunately reflects in the plates going out. Not so with your restaurant. Every plate looked like it was ordered off the menu, and that impressed not only myself, but our guests as well. I thank you.

If anyone from Le Chene is in Sherman Oaks, please feel free to see me at The Local Peasant. It would be my pleasure to extend every professional courtesy to anyone who contributed to this event that was so very important to my family and me.

Mark John Rocha

To Juan, his management team, and the wonderful staff who made my parent’s Anniversary Party a success – thank you, thank you.

Being a restaurant professional for over 30 years, I am qualified to say that everyone was exceedingly professional yet personal, kind and attentive. The lead server Sherry (please forgive me if I misspelled her name) was more than we could have asked for, and played a key role in the evening’s success.

I also wish to mention your kitchen. Many times with large parties there’s an assembly-line quality that unfortunately reflects in the plates going out. Not so with your restaurant. Every plate looked like it was ordered off the menu, and that impressed not only myself, but our guests as well. I thank you.

If anyone from Le Chene is in Sherman Oaks, please feel free to see me at The Local Peasant. It would be my pleasure to extend every professional courtesy to anyone who contributed to this event that was so very important to my family and me.
Warmest regards, Mark John Rocha

We have been coming to your restaurant since 1983 – It has always been our “special” restaurant. Love Alberto! He is Great!

Judy Mauardini

Every experience at LeChéne has been fantastic
KayLynn Smith

Fantastic everything!! Waiter recommended the best wine & meals! Thank you for a wonderful night!
Kelly & Shereef Morse

Excellent selection on the menu. You’ve been consistently as “5-star” in our books since 1985!!
Frank Mies

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Brad Nelson
Brad Nelson
22:46 28 May 16
Great food wonderful wine lots to choose from, good service and the parking lot very close 100 ft from front door. But if you don't want to wait make a reservation in advance, great vibe and mood for a date .don't forget to order lobster very tender and real butter I had 2 tales my self exactly what I hoped it would be very good ..... I have been going there for over 20yrs an it keeps getting better
j.k. abey
j.k. abey
17:36 14 Feb 17
we go here for special occasions. love the county road side appearance of restaurant, love the food and sevice. only rec would be to spruce up the inside a bit more.
Gerald Zink
Gerald Zink
01:43 15 Feb 17
Best food in town! Beautiful ambience!
Jack Lillian
Jack Lillian
01:02 06 May 17
Best restaurant on Santa Clarita. The service, food and ambience has been consistent for the 30 years we've been dining here. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu
Rosa Castro
Rosa Castro
16:20 04 Jun 17
Classic place with classic French dishes. A huge wine menu, a full bar, and an espresso machine. What more could I ask for? Oh yeah, how about friendly bartenders and great customer service? Theu have that too. We also met the owner and his wife. Very nice people. We will be going back whenever we are in the area.
William Bear
William Bear
12:47 08 Jul 17
My truck caught on fire on the Sierra Highway and I had no phone service. It was afterhours and the restaurant was closed but I went behind and asked for help and the owners son and employees all ran out like true heroes and helped me extinguish the fire. I offered to give them money but they refused. They did it out of kindness and good will. I asked them for a business card and they gave me one to their restaurant. I asked how the food was and they said that it was the best around. I knew I could believe them because they just stopped a catastrophe without charge. So the next day I was hungry and I wanted to try this best food around and I went there and the service is just as excellent as the heroes. The owner is warm and inviting. For the quality of restaurant the prices are even quite reasonable. I would recommend this place to anyone. It might be slightly higher than most are used to but the prices aren't far from Red Lobster. You only live once so I would recommend living a little and experience the finest.
Rick Marquez
Rick Marquez
16:21 19 Jul 17
5 different dishes, all excellent (pricing of each dish around $35). Wine was very good. Parker (server) was well informed and very attentive. A really nice overall experience. Will definitely return!
Janice Anderson
Janice Anderson
21:49 01 Oct 17
Le Chene is as good as it ever was! As a frequent patron many years ago, I was thrilled to go back to my old stomping grounds and see that the food is just as good as I remember it. And the ambience is lovely. I can't say enough good things about Le Chene. It is worth the drive to have an exceptional meal in a wonderful setting.
Jacqueline Johnston
Jacqueline Johnston
06:52 28 Oct 17
This place can be hit or miss for me. Love the selection of dishes available. Our meals this time were excellent except for the crabcake appetizer. Too bready. But, the Tongue Vinaigrette, Cream of Vegetable Soup, Veal Chop with Morrells, Shrimp Escoffier, Boar Goulash, Grand Marnier Souffle and Peach Melba were so wonderful this time!
Hope Gonzalez
Hope Gonzalez
19:28 27 Dec 17
Great menu with lots to choose from. The presentation of the food is lovely. The flavors of the food is delicious.
Rachel Long
Rachel Long
05:38 02 Jan 18
Wonderful rack of lamb wonderful meal all around. Thank you for such tasty experience
Dick Buehre
Dick Buehre
07:48 03 Jan 18
Awesome food and service. But..... they fo not know the difference between a ribeye steak and prime rib... their prime rib however is delicious even though I ordered a ribeye steak....
Karen Heckler
Karen Heckler
03:34 13 Jan 18
What a gem this place is! Juan, the owner is on the premises watching over everything. There is a nice wine list from wine that he produces. The food is gorgeous. The restaurant is beautiful. The grounds are picturesque. I can't say enough good things about this place. Happy hour is from 4:30 to 7:30. And during that time everything is 20% off. It's out in the midst of the wine and horse country but it is worth the Trek to enjoy this lovely place.
gary lowstetter
gary lowstetter
17:57 07 Feb 18
Celebrated a birthday with about 20 people , the food was excellent ! Luke our water kept us all in a smile . Thank you !
Linda Stevens
Linda Stevens
23:08 18 Feb 18
The BEST happy hour / bar menu, and 25% off during happy hour. Sunday brunch, Eggs le Chene, to die for. We also had the stuffed mushrooms with warm bread to dip in the hot garlic butter. Enjoyed a bottle of Jaun's Red. Great afternoon.
Roman Romeo
Roman Romeo
05:03 27 Feb 18
Absolutely loved everything about this place. Athmosphere, the patio, food, bartender is generous, service is beyond good. Will deff come back. Worth the drive from NoHo
Roman Romeo
Roman Romeo
06:00 03 Mar 18
Awesome food, great service. Amazing history behind the place and it's surroundings. The owner should start breeding frogs in the back. For legs etc. We will be back.
allain vincent Espiritu
allain vincent Espiritu
05:06 05 Mar 18
Had our post valentine dinner here, menu was extensive. Food was great. We both loved what we ordered. We will come back definitely to try the rest of the food.
Dee Dub
Dee Dub
07:35 05 Mar 18
Amazing French bistro out in rural northern LA county. Beautiful grounds. I proposed to my wife here on Valentine's Day.
Rebecca Williams
Rebecca Williams
02:44 19 Mar 18
My husband and I live in Santa Clarita and this is the place we go to celebrate special occasions. La Chene has a fun, unique menu, and we enjoy getting something different each time. The flavors are rich and well balanced. Savory is the best word to describe the food at this restaurant. They are pricier than average, but you do get what you pay for!!
Mimi Mayer
Mimi Mayer
17:42 05 Apr 18
If I lived closer, I'd be here every week!!! This place is a hidden gem out in (kinda) the middle of nowhere. The food is absolutely delicious, and you really feel like you're in another world when you're there. Great, attentive service, easy parking, solid wine list, full bar. I have the good fortune to get to play music for the Sharpo's Murder Mystery Dinners and always enjoy the evening easily as much as the guests at the show. Highly recommend!
Kevin Hansen
Kevin Hansen
05:45 17 Apr 18
Pleasantly surprised by this oasis in the desert. Happy Hour specials drew us in and kept us almost three hours with a variety of dishes. The French onion soup and creme brulee we're the definitive highlights of our meal. What was the pinnacle of our experience was the warmth of the decor, staff, and patrons. Not a hint of snobbery to be found only kind smiles and quality wine. We look forward to our next visit.
Joanna Leekley
Joanna Leekley
07:22 03 Jun 18
Delicious food! What an amazing place with a beautiful out door seating area. Great place for little weddings. Peaceful green fun.
Amadeo Alonso
Amadeo Alonso
20:52 17 Jun 18
This place is an authentic family style French restaurant. With everything from great wine, appetizers, cocktails, entrees or desserts. There is something for everyone. Including a garden, two banquet rooms and a balcony where you can dine and smoke. It truly is a destination restaurant that makes you feel like you are getting off the highway and stepping into France! Tremendous!!!
tiara moore
tiara moore
23:10 22 Jun 18
The location is beautiful. The food and service were impeccable. The views made me feel like I was in a French countryside. The portions are large enough to share salads and entrees. Don't skip the dessert. The homemade ice cream was wonderful. I got mine served with homemade chocolate sauce. It reminded me of grandma's chocolate icing while it was still warm. This is my aunt's favorite place and now it will be one of mine.
David Berke
David Berke
00:29 12 Aug 18
Dave the bartender is great and it's just an absolutely wonderful happy hour with wonderful Foods in a beautiful setting. I love going to this place.
Ryan Blanc
Ryan Blanc
22:13 27 Aug 18
Let Chene is a gem in Los Angeles County. The patio is so peaceful, and taking a stroll on the grounds is a perfect way to end your meal. What a treat.
Charlie Sandoval
Charlie Sandoval
05:20 07 Sep 18
Good food, excellent customer service, fear price, I will recommend to everyone.
John McCullough
John McCullough
19:23 11 Sep 18
Very nice clean the staff was courteous and attentive but it is not cheap restaurant, most of the meals are in the 50 to $30 range. The meal was very tasty well present dated and a large portions. This evaluated will be going back, but not right away. This is our anniversary dinner and it was at the end with the chip $450 and some pennies.
Complexity Wine
Complexity Wine
13:13 12 Sep 18
Amazing service, food and wine. The atmosphere is great with beautiful views. Highly recommend this restaurant for the perfect celebration location.
Cyndi Kleinfeld
Cyndi Kleinfeld
15:57 17 Oct 18
Celebrated a birthday. Family had a blast trying new foods. Can't wait to go back and try even more delicious foods.
Pearl Matthews
Pearl Matthews
02:41 30 Oct 18
Nice location. Food was very tasty. Parker our waiter was very sufficient. Thanks again Parker you were amazing!!!
Ron Gillen
Ron Gillen
14:40 01 Dec 18
My second visit to this place in 6 years. It holds special memories for romantic moments. I hope I will be back soon, not in another 6 years.
Paulmichael Contreras
Paulmichael Contreras
18:28 27 Dec 18
Great ambiance, and large parking lot. Tucked away from the city, this is a slice of another culinary world. Most importantly, the food is wonderful and service, impeccable.
Jeffrey Lightner
Jeffrey Lightner
23:00 28 Dec 18
This place is AMAZING...... I had the filet mignon & lobster..... it was some of the best I've ever had.....do yourself a favor and make a reservation asap
Eric Fitucci
Eric Fitucci
23:52 06 Jan 19
We've been going there for over 20 years. Many menu options including French favorites like Escargot and game meats (buffalo rib eye, venison, elk, rabbit, quail). Love the food, love the people.
Dave Kerr
Dave Kerr
00:48 13 Feb 19
This is one of our all Time favorite places to go for an amazing dinner
Jared Gerber
Jared Gerber
06:16 25 Feb 19
Amazing always. Weve been here many times. Parker & the runners always have every detail buttoned up...almost to the point of obsessively great service. We started with the baked brie & soft shell crab - both delicious and perfect compliment to the French bread. The brie really should be on that show "Best thing I ever ate.". We always get the Tannat - a great recommendation by Parker. I had the rib eye & lobster and my wife, the white sea bass. The portions were quite significant, which doesn't really fit a french restaurant; however the quality of their meats & seafood and decadent flavors represent french cuisine well. Even the souffle was amazing & timed perfectly.
Sharon Polsky
Sharon Polsky
19:40 04 Mar 19
This is one of my FAVORITE restaurants. I drive all the way from Long Beach to enjoy their amazing food. The prices are so fair. The wine list is INCREDIBLE. Where else can you get a Bison RibEye, elk and boar....I brought a friend with me for the first time yesterday for brunch and he was blown away....Yesterday we had mushrooms, ravioli, bison and elk....AMAZING!!!
Theresa Wrigley
Theresa Wrigley
20:55 17 Mar 19
Outstanding as always. Delicious food and friendly service
Kevin M
Kevin M
16:04 01 Apr 19
Delicious food. Quaint ambiance. Personable service. EXPENSIVE- but well worth every penny. Will return for next commemorative celebration.
Debbie Blake
Debbie Blake
14:05 25 Apr 19
Always excellent food! Have tried many of the dishes, never disappointed .
Jessica Shea
Jessica Shea
02:12 12 May 19
One of my top spots for delicious French food. Visited Sat afternoon. The service here is outstanding.
Tim Farron
Tim Farron
05:55 14 May 19
This is one of the very few restaurants where attention to detail still means something. The staff go above and beyond to make sure that every guest is satisfied. There is a reason that people travel the distance to eat here, it was a 90 minute drive for me to get there but well worth the trip. If you are looking for a unique dining experience I would STRONGLY recommend Le Chène.
christine boutwell
christine boutwell
03:00 10 Jun 19
Fabulous! From the warm bread, to stuffed mushrooms, delicious cream of mushroom soup, the lobster and steak combo, and Juan's scalloped potatoes, a treat to behold. Yum, a favorite of ours.
Dan F
Dan F
19:38 07 Jul 19
Great place. Love to go here for escargot or the shrimp appetizers. Soup of the day was cabbage and very good. Have had many plates here and always very good. The drinks are what you would expect from an establishment like this. Further more, join Reyes Winery membership down the street and get 15% off on food here, what a great deal.
Vlada Tkachenko
Vlada Tkachenko
00:54 08 Jul 19
Wow! What an experience. You feel like you are the most important guest. The food and vine are magnificent. The service is excellent. The atmosphere is magical. Thank you Claudia, Juan and all your crew for a wonderful time. We will definitely be back.
Arno Clair
Arno Clair
03:02 27 Sep 19
Great food Awesome wine list Amazing setting VIP service/attention From appetizers to dessert- you’ll enjoy the “journey”.
Logan Sawyer
Logan Sawyer
17:43 02 Oct 19
This spot never disappoints. They have good dishes for convenient prices, there no long wait even when they are full.
Jabari Cohen
Jabari Cohen
15:25 29 Sep 19
Would absolutely recommend eating here. Great atmosphere, yummy food, good service. I recommend this place.
Mark Huett
Mark Huett
03:44 19 Oct 19
Great food and good service. It's a little bit of a drive but worth it. This place used to be Chuck's Cafe in the movie Duel. Still looks almost the same from the outside.
F R Gould
F R Gould
00:13 08 Nov 19
Good site for delicious French food. Nice place to meet and catch up with family. The service was very kind and attentive. The place has a nice feel to it.
Deborah Sutton
Deborah Sutton
05:37 16 Nov 19
french food, yeah, very tasty. Normally I would have posted a pic but food looked so good I couldn't stop. Feels similar to a cafe in Chicago I liked.
Larry White
Larry White
03:19 17 Nov 19
My wife and our friend Bill, had a wonderful lunch at LeChenes. The food and service was fabulous !!..... We were driving by and thought they were open because of all the parked cars. Turns out to be a wedding party.......Bill happen to know the owners and he told us to come on in and have lunch with him anyway !... Thank You LeChene for your hospitality !!!!!....
Humshini Krishnakumar
Humshini Krishnakumar
05:42 17 Nov 19
The owner and his wife were such a lovely person. I met them today when I went to attend a wedding at their place. Restaurant is really clean and I recommend for my friends definitely.
jojo Wind
jojo Wind
15:22 17 Nov 19
For the awesome country french food hidden on Sierra Highway between Santa Clarita/Palmdale is a menu written in a Chalk Board. Come taste basic french essential food choices. Dip your bread in the sauces. Pick a pricey wine from their wine cellar, made back in your favorite year of youth. Command it to your table. Get married here creekside in a lovey french grotto. Or for a most memorable celebration.
jodi parrish
jodi parrish
10:49 07 Dec 19
french food and the feeling at this location is excellent. good place to catch up with friends. had a friend come into town and she asked me to take her here again. this place has a nice design. makes me feel like i in nashville again.
Jaxon C
Jaxon C
10:00 07 Dec 19
Excellent place for quality french food. The place has a nice atmosphere. Food is similar to a cafe in Indianapolis I liked.
Ana B
Ana B
12:26 07 Dec 19
french food and the setting here is better than most. The service here is better than most. The prices are good for what you get.
Hunter Daugherty
Hunter Daugherty
17:26 09 Dec 19
This spot simply knows how to treat their clients. Regularly with a very nice demeanor. The food is conveniently priced, regularly yummy and clean.
Catherine Turner
Catherine Turner
23:42 10 Dec 19
One of my fav spots for delicious French food. Certainly a top place in the area. Menu is like a cafe in Boston I loved.
florence avila
florence avila
13:56 13 Dec 19
Outstanding location for delicious french food. visited on sat i believe. next time i'll be back with my friends. the bill was good for what you get.
Darleen Crosley
Darleen Crosley
20:02 14 Dec 19
Hidden gem on an old highway. Drove past this little restaurant and came back hours later when it was open. The old rock front building hides a little paradise. Beautiful inside opens to a patio and garden area used for weddings. It is expensive, has a huge wine selection and great food. Will be going back.
Gaz Middleton
Gaz Middleton
03:13 01 Jan 20
If anyone is interested in nostalgia then this restaurant was called Chuck's Cafe back in 1971 for the movie Duel directed by a young Steven Spielberg. The late Dennis Weaver got into a bit of a fight in there. After all this time the outside still looks similar.
james randall
james randall
17:40 13 Jan 20
My wife and I decided to celebrate our anniversary here. We were very shocked. This place is very deceptive from the outside..a lot more room than you can see from the street! Nice, atmosphere and good ambiance. The meals were spectacular! My wife had the Atlantic sea bass, and I went with the buffalo steak. Absolutely delicious! We also had dessert, which was hard to select, because everything sounded wonderful. If you want a lovely meal, in a wonderful, semi-secluded area; I recommend coming here! We were very pleased with the staff, meal, everything.
Neymar Hardin
Neymar Hardin
17:13 25 Jan 20
This place is unquestionably one of the tastiest restaurants in the region. Every time I go there I am very satisfied. They manage their high standard service and the topmost level of food they give. You no doubt will love this place. Warmly recommended.
Cameron Knight
Cameron Knight
23:43 29 Jan 20
I love this venue a lot. It has a great air. The food is marvelous. the service is effective and the waiters are courteous. The price is fair. profoundly recommend.
Jack Hopkins
Jack Hopkins
17:20 28 Sep 20
They offer a great range of delicious food. I like eating here. The employees are always very kind, prices are affordable and the place is always clean.
Camden Farmer
Camden Farmer
15:25 10 Jan 21
Certainly a spot worth stopping over, the food is great and fresh, the prices are affordable and it is always clean there. Kudos.
barakso istvan
barakso istvan
15:39 04 Feb 21
Would absolutely recommend visiting this place. Great character, flavorful food, good service. 5 stars.
joey dixon
joey dixon
20:03 18 Feb 21
I visit this spot a lot since I work in the area. I must say the service is always great and they keep the spot neat consistently. Prices are reasonable and they serve sizeable portions.
glenn wall
glenn wall
21:25 26 Feb 21
This place would be so much better without that pesky tank truck trying to run me off the road.
OhSnapItsBryant
OhSnapItsBryant
06:18 10 Apr 21
I went here for dinner the other day. The wine and Elk was excellent! Bryan was my serve. He was super professional and cared for my well being. He made my experience at this fine dining restaurant very convenient. I will be back here for more and try out their brunch menu! I'd choose this place anytime. Props to the chef!
Bill Hurst
Bill Hurst
19:14 14 Apr 21
Have loved this restaurant for 30 years. GREAT FOOD, nice atmosphere and nice staff. I consider this the best French restaurant. Its considered country French so its different than what most people think of as a French restaurant. You have to try it to understand.
Cynthia Gstettenbauer
Cynthia Gstettenbauer
19:40 17 Apr 21
We were seated right away with our reservation despite the fact we were late. Had to drive over an hour. The servers were timely and consistent. Food was delicious as well as the champagne for our brunch. We skipped dessert as the meal was very rich and filling. Would have preferred to be either outside or in another dining room than the bland front entrance room. All in all it was excellent.
James Hoffert
James Hoffert
18:37 20 Apr 21
Amazing grounds, home grown wine, and an impressive menu. If you're looking for an exceptional meal experience, Le Chène is the place.
Irma Gracia
Irma Gracia
06:38 22 Apr 21
This place is so romantic. You can eat in the patio area. Food was so delicious, pricey but worth it. We went for our 48th wedding anniversary and we got a free dessert. Very friendly staff.
Michael Harrington
Michael Harrington
18:58 26 Apr 21
Great French cuisine served here in a casual atmosphere. Full bar and a great wine selection. Say hello to Chef Juan Alonso while you're here.
Matthew Booher
Matthew Booher
03:39 15 May 21
Great service for Mother's Day. Excellent food. Beautiful grounds. What's not to love? Wonderful restaurant for a special occasion. The wait staff is super attentive - my water glass was never less than half full. And don't forget dessert - you can't lose!
Ze gonzales
Ze gonzales
23:37 28 Jun 21
The best French restaurant in Los Angeles. The food is magnificent mouth-watering, the atmosphere delightful. Worth the drive to Agua Dulce. Five stars on wine. Great brunch on Sunday.
Sandra C.
Sandra C.
16:50 13 Jul 21
This place is on Sierra highway it is small but very delicious. The atmosphere is very tranquil the owner is amazingly nice and recommended our dinner which was delicious! I visited for my birthday And everything Jose (owner) recommended was delicious, thank you for the great experience. If you eat outside I believe It's better because you're outside enjoying fresh air, the seating area is nice and there's a nice little pond you can hear the frogs. If you want to take a little walk while you wait for your food It's also nice.
James Helm
James Helm
18:30 20 Jul 21
I met a friend for a post-COVID reunion on Sunday. We enjoyed an unlimited champagne brunch. The restaurant was uncrowded and the service was excellent with a friendly server that was very attentive to our needs. The food was of course wonderful. We enjoyed catching up after nearly two years and the easy going atmosphere added another level to the experience.
Daniela Chacon
Daniela Chacon
05:28 24 Aug 21
My family and I love this restaurant. The food is great and you can taste the quality of the ingredients used. We have been eating here for a couple of years and every meal we have had has been excellent, but over the weekend we were extra impressed by the service. The server, whose name is Joshua, was super great. As he walked by we would ask for coffee which he would get quickly and he even ran after someone who forgot their food. Joshua was really nice and super helpful. I highly recommend eating here. The food, service, and area is great!
Debra Durkee
Debra Durkee
01:29 25 Aug 21
The Service at LeChene is always exemplary! The meals are prepared to perfection, no matter if it's Rare or Well done that you ask for. The deserts are prepared fresh daily and are a "cut above" all competitors.
Edward Mahler
Edward Mahler
03:50 11 Sep 21
Perfect. French onion soup... perfect. Crab cake and lobster ravioli.....perfect. Duck a la orange , chocolate souffle, cheesecake, sorbet.....yep....perfect. We shall return......after we save up a bit.
Twila Reed
Twila Reed
21:08 29 Sep 21
Large variety of delicious items available. Owner and staff very friendly and efficient. In house wines made in the vineyard where the establishment resides.
Mary Jones
Mary Jones
14:20 24 Oct 21
Awesome food, great service. Found this restaurant 10 years ago tucked away on Sierra Hwy. Great food, friends, wine selection. Hidden gem.
John Lemmerman
John Lemmerman
00:31 23 Nov 21
Amazing French cuisine. Pricey but worth it if you want to spoil yourself or your significant other. Great wine selection, but I can't drink wine personally (heartburn) so I can only pass on what I've been told.
Michael Finley
Michael Finley
19:54 05 Dec 21
There is a reason why this restaurant has been in business for so long even though it's a distance from civilization. It's simply excellent. Delicious French cuisine in a building that's reminiscent of a French countryside castle. This is the first place that I tried Escargots and now I understand why the French eat snails. Everything here is excellent; you can count on it!
Abigail Garcia
Abigail Garcia
22:35 06 Dec 21
My boyfriend and I went into thinking it was a little cafe. And was shocked by how nice it looked. The prices are well worth it, the staff is so kind and friendly. The food was amazing and the desserts were so good. Would definitely recommend going for special occasions. It's in such a nice little area.
Poika Liika
Poika Liika
22:05 21 Jan 22
Had dinner during happy hour in the bar which has a good subset of the excellent meals that are on the dinning room menu, but with a 25% discount. Great appetizers and desserts and of course a good wine list.
Carolyn “CMiller” Miller
Carolyn “CMiller” Miller
05:05 13 Feb 22
Great service, beautiful dining experience. The food is amazing, and the servers are more than happy to answer all of your questions if you are not so familiar with French cuisine! Definitely recommend this location!!
Rosie Martin
Rosie Martin
00:06 15 Mar 22
This is one of my favorite places!! The service is great! They are very attentive to their customers. Everyone is very friendly. It makes you feel welcome... The food was delicious! My salmon tasted so good. The sauce gives it a good kick. The ribbon was cooked to perfection. You don't need steak sauce at all!! Try it out!! you will be surprised!
Bob Hall
Bob Hall
16:04 19 Mar 22
The five stars are a given, but to top that are the specials they run including their great weekend brunch. A recent St Patrick’s Special made for a wonderful evening and some Great Corned Beef and Cabbage, a Guinness and Entertainment. Almost makes you bagpipes. They had their special meals plus their full regular menu, which is extraordinary. The bar is beyond fully stocked. A great place to meet your desert friends half way.
paul cruz
paul cruz
21:58 26 May 22
Have had lunch there twice. It’s out of the way for me but worth the trip! The atmosphere is so warm and appealing that We have decided to plan our wedding there!
A H
A H
15:17 13 Jun 22
Charming and pretty much perfect. In my opinion, this is the only great restaurant in Santa Clarita. Of course, there are other good restaurants, but to me nowhere else is really special. Le Chene has it all, a professional and welcoming staff, a beautiful and serene setting, a full bar, a good wine list and wonderful food. It's a bit of drive into the canyon and driving back after a leisurely early dinner here among the oaks , it feels like i just had a vacation in the countryside.
REDMAN 367
REDMAN 367
13:53 24 Jun 22
Absolutely one of our favorite places to dine! Excellent food and service......we try and make here when in town. Don't forget to check out the back outside area.....what a beautiful space.
Robert Gonzalez
Robert Gonzalez
23:59 08 Jul 22
What beautiful rural restaurant! We celebrated our anniversary. It was a long drive but so worth it. Food service , ambiance were all great.
Vilma Chavez
Vilma Chavez
02:48 18 Jul 22
Excellent friendly customer service. The food awakens all the senses of your palate. This hidden jewel has become my new favorite special occasion little chateau.
alex Benitez
alex Benitez
15:42 24 Jul 22
The drive up to this place is very cool, I had a chance to check out their website before going and got a quick history briefing on this place and it's definitely cool to see it. The food was amazing and the drinks were really great also. It's a bit on the expensive side but it's an experience. The appetizers were fantastic ( mushrooms, and ravioli) and the entrées were really nice as well.
Ace na
Ace na
01:23 01 Aug 22
Amazing food. Great experience. Our server Amanda was great. The service is as great as the food. A must go to if your looking for some of the best French food in LA County.
Yu B
Yu B
22:48 20 Aug 22
Great Sunday brunch! Tasty and wonderful service. Very spacious, beautiful balcony and backyard - perfect for an wedding.
David Sears
David Sears
07:31 12 Sep 22
Always a great place for a good meal. Been going there for more than 20 years and they never disappoint. We make our parents anniversary an annual special night out here. Just celebrated their 61st.
Branden Lowe
Branden Lowe
19:29 08 Jan 17
First time having authentic French food. It was very good. I had frog legs and they were very tasty. We also tried the rabbit, which had the texture of pulled pork, also very delicious. Would recommend as a nice date place when you're in the mood for something different.
Reatha Tesar
Reatha Tesar
09:50 14 Jan 17
Best soul food in tr state area!!! Service excellent!! Fifth time there!!! Worth the drive from Santa Clarita!!
Ma Ra
Ma Ra
17:07 13 Apr 16
the food was great and very delicious, the only thing i did not like is the waitress that served us, we were about 15 people, she forgot to put the order in for one of the guests, also she put my ordered dinner plate in front of the other guest even though she had just asked who has what. she has no smile on her face, i was more polite and was thanking her and had a smile on my face..than her. I don't think she enjoys what she is doing, you can tell she is not a happy person. otherwise i strongly recommend this place.
Isaiah Jake
Isaiah Jake
04:48 14 Feb 17
Soooo yummy! Second time here! Service is amazing! Perfect date night place! It's secluded and perfect little get away in the city. The food is always good and the desserts are very unique! Never fails us!
Brittany Mason
Brittany Mason
04:12 10 Apr 17
The food is amazing and be aware pretty big portions. I cant wait to come back and try more stuff. The bad part for me is their huge menu, makes it very hard for me to make a decision. The restaurant it self has very unique layout.
Werner Odaniel
Werner Odaniel
09:36 17 May 17
Delicious food. Writing this review the awesome flavor of their rack of lamb is tickling in my brain. Not the best visual presentation on the plate, not the fanciest decor, but oh yeah the food is solid. The servers have this down to earth bro feeling which is pretty cool. Totally recommend.
Dave Sogn
Dave Sogn
22:25 21 May 17
I just finally am able to come out here and visit the place that I've watched a movie called duel
Brenda Hart
Brenda Hart
08:39 10 Apr 18
Great place. They love to deliver authentic French food. I also love the authentic French service. The wine selections were great that night and the food was on point.
Patrick Comey
Patrick Comey
23:24 29 Apr 18
We visited Le Chene on a Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately, it wasn't open yet, but Juan Alonso, the owner, saw us looking at the property and offered to show us around. We've posted a few photos of the premises. As others have said, the back yard is absolutely beautiful. The property is surrounded by vineyards where Juan is growing grapes for some of the delicious wines he makes. We tried and it's wonderful! This is one of the most serene and peaceful locations I've visited in the Santa Clarita Valley. You can actually imagine yourself in a restaurant in Europe! Juan has owned Le Chene for nearly four decades and it's truly a destination. He is a fascinating individual in his own right. Now we have to plan a return trip to dine and see what everyone is raving about.
David Murray
David Murray
16:24 03 Mar 19
Service was great. Shrimp appetizer was very tasty as well as the salad and soup...ordered ribeye for main corse, it was cooked correctly but lacked the flavor i was expecting. Desert was amazing, ordered the chocolate souffle...definitely will go back to sample some of the other menu items.
Pete Rivett
Pete Rivett
02:02 15 Apr 19
Great restaurant, service and decor (open and light with outside deck and garden), but needs attention in a few areas: long list of cocktails but pretty much all vodka based. Nothing making use of all the great aperitifs and spirits of France! The list of red wine by the glass was only 5, most made by the owner. I tried the Tannat which was admittedly good but more French options would have been nice. On the other hand the food menu was enormous which was a concern though what we had was very nice, though the morels in the sweetbread dish were not very evident. And the vegetables were perfectly prepared and cooked.
Mandy Moss
Mandy Moss
09:06 20 May 19
french food, yeah, very tasty. The staff was helpful and kind. This place has a nice atmosphere.
Eva Hale
Eva Hale
09:07 20 May 19
Nice location for tasty french food. came here on a friday i think. the service was friendly and sociable.
Gabrielle Suarez
Gabrielle Suarez
22:25 17 Nov 19
My top place for tasty French food. Great spot for an appetite of any size. The service was very friendly and attentive. This place has a nice atmosphere.
Sharon Anschultz
Sharon Anschultz
17:20 30 Nov 19
Lovely Thanksgiving meal with friends and family. Got the goose special. Goose was nice and moist. Everyone enjoyed the food. Seating was prompt. And our waiter fondly renamed to Jeff was a joy.
Kian Guzman
Kian Guzman
10:44 03 Mar 20
The dining room is small but there is created privacy with a good use of room dividers and drapes. There was no blaring music and the acoustics were excellent: Voices did NOT carry and we were able to enjoy ourselves. The service and food were outstanding and abundant! We had two servers tending to our needs and took home a large doggie bag. We had the sampler plate ( for two) since we have never had Ethiopian food before. There was a nice pickled cabbage dish, some white cheese, salad, a hard boiled egg, corn and numerous meat offerings. We'll definitely be back.
Kitty Finn
Kitty Finn
19:35 04 Apr 21
The food was very delicious. However most of the people walking around are not wearing masks. I'm glad to see them open.
cheryl goldburg
cheryl goldburg
15:40 13 Jan 22
Food was great and I mean really, really good. Drinks were expensive and weak. For $16 a drink I expect to feel something after two large drinks. I’m a total lightweight and normally two drinks would have me very buzzed, my husband and daughter had 3 and also no buzz. Spent over $100 on drinks for zero buzz for anyone. Will go back for the food, but not the drinks.
George Szabo
George Szabo
04:49 04 Aug 22
Very nice people and nice spot. The food was ok though a bit heavy on salt. Good spot for a wedding and reception but not worth the hefty price for dinner during the week.
Adam Sikorski
Adam Sikorski
03:32 18 Dec 16
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Kevin Bell
Kevin Bell
09:26 05 May 17
Great authentic french bistro. Very cool atmosphere. So glad we heard about this place as we almost never get to the Santa Clarita area.
Marie Castelo
Marie Castelo
22:09 27 May 17
I've been here at least 6 times. The wait staff is friendly. The food is pricey. On my latest visit the sauce on my veal shank was too salty and seemed out of balance with the rest of the plate. The broccoli puree was too salty as well, but the baby carrots were perfect. However, baby carrots should not exist on an upscale French cuisine​ plate. The veal itself was tender and flavorful, thank goodness. I ordered cream of cauliflower soup which was outstanding. I may think twice about coming back because the chef must be getting old tastebuds if he thinks the food is balanced for an experienced palate.
Fix
Fix
06:57 18 Dec 17
I got carded (26) sitting at a table of 40+ year olds, and they tried to serve us warm champagne. My family has been coming here for years, my mother waitressed here, but it's really gone downhill lately.
Robert Limon
Robert Limon
05:13 28 Jan 18
Ok food, great atmosphere. But overpriced. Huge wine selection, but the food was just ok. I'd rather go elsewhere.
Brittany Hardgrove
Brittany Hardgrove
04:27 14 May 18
Came for my first time to this restaurant on Mother's Day with a party of 12 people. The outside is pretty, but the interior requires updates. The server was unprofessional and it took forever to get our meals. I had ordered a soup for my entree and didn't receive it until everyone one else was almost finished with their meals. The server never checked on us to see how we were or if we needed anything. For the high price of the meals, I expect excellent quality service, however, I was very disappointed.
Bill Vogel
Bill Vogel
14:53 06 May 19
We've eaten here before and enjoyed the fare. Last night was a disappointment. The orange duck sauce was uninspired, thick and coarse. The duck wasn't cooked in the sauce, the sauce was just ladled on after the duck was plated. Meh. Bottom line, the orange sauce detracted from instead of complimenting the meat. The dining room was uncrowded, but they chose to seat us right next to another table with, unfortunately, a motor-mouth. The good: Service was great, which saved the evening. Portions are generous. Soup and salad were both delicious, as was the chocolate souffle!
Angie Ajanel
Angie Ajanel
22:47 02 Mar 20
The service is nice and pleasant. Food on the other hand could have been better. Lamb chops was delivered but all the seafood entrees we ordered were terrible. Recommend going for anything else other than their seafood.
Mark Emerson
Mark Emerson
19:14 15 Sep 21
Really shakey service... a waiter spilled plate juice on me staining my slacks and shirt. Water glass was empty a few times. Food was good, but massive portions, and VERY rich. Very diverse menu with small town fine dining ambience.
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    • Cafe Glace

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      (Coffee Ice Cream Layered with Coffee Liqueur, Topped with Whipped Cream)

    • Charlotte

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      (White Chocolate Mousse Cake on a Bed of Strawberry Sauce)

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      (Baked Meringue with Coffee Ice Cream, Pear Half, Topped with Coffee, Caramel, and Whipped Cream)

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      (French Vanilla Ice Cream, Two Pear Halves, Chocolate Sauce, and Whipped Cream)

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    • Black Angus Bone-In Rib Eye

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    • European Sea Bass Almondine

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    • Pork Chops Charcuterie

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    • Boar Goulash

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    • Buffalo Rib Eye with Oyster Mushrooms

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    • Calamari Abalone

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    • Chicken with Dill Sauce

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