History of Le Chene

It's quite a story!

The Rock House (aka Castle Oaks Garage) Becomes Le Chene

Le Chêne French Cuisine is a popular “destination” restaurant on Sierra Highway near Agua Dulce. The restaurant has been delighting customers with fine food and wines for 30 years.

The translation of the restaurant’s name “le chêne” means “the oak”.  This area has always been noted for its beautiful, centennial, oak trees. Starting in 1917, there has been a long tradition of naming businesses operating at this location after these magnificent oak trees.

The stone building where the Le Chêne restaurant is today has stood proudly for 87 years. The site was originally developed by the Dodrill family in the early part of the last century. William Arch Dodrill was born in 1888 in Stevens Creek, Lancaster County, Nebraska. His grandparents had emigrated from England and settled in Virginia. His grandfather was in the Revolutionary War, was captured, escaped, and changed his name from Dodridge to Dodrill in order to stay in America.

Castle Oaks Garage
Castle Oaks Garage
In June 1915, William A. Dodrill married Rachel Swanson at the Bible Institute in Los Angeles. Soon afterward, they settled along what is now the Sierra Highway in Mint Canyon, just north of the present-day community of Sleepy Valley. They bought a parcel of land from Mr. Seeley who had homesteaded 160 acres there in 1912. The Dodrill’s built a roadside gas station which first opened for business in 1917.

It started as a simple wooden building with a tar-papered roof, and with just one gasoline pump out front. The Dodrill’s positioned the building right next to a majestic oak tree, and called their new enterprise the “Oaks Garage”. At the base of this oak, they built an outdoor refreshment stand selling bottled drinks such as Puritas brand Root Beer and Ginger Ale. The outdoor counter was subsequently enclosed in a small structure erected in late 1918 or early 1919.

The family lived in a tent-covered home, set back directly behind this beautiful oak tree. This was a form of temporary shelter that was commonly used in that era. Their first daughter, June, was born during their first year of operation in 1917. Another daughter, Nellie, followed in 1921.

The Oaks Garage faced a dirt road known at the time as Mint Canyon Road. In the early days, this route started as a pack-animal trail. During the 1910’s, it was widened into a dirt road suitable for vehicular traffic running between Los Angeles and Lake Tahoe. In 1921, it was renamed US Highway 6.

In addition to selling gasoline and motor oil to passing motorists, the garage provided automobile repairs. William Dodrill was a trained mechanic. The Oaks Garage also offered a vulcanizing service. This is a curing process for treating rubber with sulphur or sulphur compounds under heat and pressure to improve elasticity and strength.

The Oaks

The Oaks

In the early 20th century, non-branded gasoline in the U.S. was often contaminated, or was of unreliable quality, so it was good business to be associated with known brands. The Oaks Garage sold Aristo motor oil from the Union Oil Company of California. Around 1910, Union Oil made a strategic alliance with a group of small oil producers, the Independent Producers Agency, to build pipelines from the Kern County oil fields to Union Oil facilities on the coast. This provided a more economical source of crude oil allowing Union Oil to be more competitive. This history was later fictionalized in the 2007 award-winning film “There Will Be Blood”.

The Oaks Garage was a popular stop for day trippers traveling from Los Angeles to Palmdale or Lancaster, perhaps enjoying side trips to attractions like Vasquez Rocks and the Red Rover gold mine. The Dodrill’s also had a half ownership in a gold mine near Vasquez Rocks. It was also a place to stop for refreshments and supplies for longer trips to the Sierra Nevada Mountains. On the front of the Oaks Garage, they painted the distances to destinations of interest to motorists traveling along this route, namely Palmdale, Lancaster, Mojave, Lebec, Bakersfield, Saugus, and Los Angeles.

 

After the first few years of operation, the Dodrill’s decided it was time to expand the business. Using a horse and wagon, a contractor hauled river stones from Big Rock Creek in the Valyermo area south of Pearblossom. This trip took two days to complete in each direction. In 1923, they extended the main structure by building a cafe that adjoined the garage. They used the stones to build the outer walls. Rachel’s father, Gus Swanson, a bricklayer by trade, came to assist with the construction. These attractive, rounded stones gave the new building a castle-like appearance, and it quickly became known colloquially as the “rock house.” It was subsequently referred to as the “Castle Oaks Garage and Cafe” on postcards from the time.

A line of five new gas pumps stood in front of the new building. They had a public telephone booth right next to the gas pumps. Their telephone number was The Oaks No. 1. In those days, “first grade” Economy gasoline cost 17 cents a gallon. They accepted Standard Oil credit cards, and they offered a AAA tow truck service.

As an eye-catching feature, they incorporated the large oak tree that used to shade the old refreshment stand into the front stone wall of the new building. It stood majestically between the garage on the right and the new cafe on the left. A drinking fountain was installed at the base of this signature oak tree. Unfortunately, this oak was damaged by a truck in the 1960’s and did not survive. It remained standing as a dead trunk until the end of 1980 when the last remnants were finally removed.

 

Vazquez Rocks
Vazquez Rocks
The new owners were Chester and Marie Lamar. They owned The Oaks establishment from 1946 to 1957. They paid $25,000 in cash for both The Oaks and the property across the street. They ran the business for eleven years as a gas station, garage, tow service, ambulance service, wrecking yard, bar and restaurant. They kept horses, cows, and pigs. The pigs ate the leftovers from the restaurant.

At first, they lived in two of the cabins next to The Oaks, while renting the others. They built a storage building across the street in early 1950’s, and later built a home there as well. A little-known fact is they ran a water line under Highway 6 to supply water to this property.

Around 1949 they changed to Mobilgas brand gasoline. In order to get the account, the Mobilgas salesman made a deal where he agreed to exchange the old hand pumps and replaced them with new electric gas pumps.

Marie Lamar had a sister, Shirley, who was married to Ray E. Jones. Ray and Shirley were original business partners in The Oaks for about 6 years until the couple were divorced. Shirley ran away with the cook, Russell Winenger, whom she later married. After the divorce, Chester and Marie Lamar bought out their partner’s share in the business, and they became the sole owners around 1952.

The Oaks was a destination for many of the movie stars of the day. Roy Rogers and Dale Evans used to come by in their jeep to fill up with gas. William Boyd (Hopalong Cassidy) visited with his crew when they were shooting movies at Vasquez Rocks. “Hoppy” even used to help Marie Lamar in the kitchen. Jane Wyman would sit in the café and study her scripts. Mickey Cohan, the crime boss, was also said to have conducted business while dining at The Oaks Cafe. He was a regular customer.

Clark Gable
Clark Gable
Clark Gable would park his motorbike out front and eat in the cafe. The Lamar’s grandson, Fred Sohegian Jr., relates a story about Clark Gable: “The Oaks was jammed, and Clark Gable was sitting at the counter. My grandfather always was in the garage or driving the tow truck or ambulance. If a cook didn’t show up, or they got busy, my grandmother would go get him to work, which he didn’t really like. He was waiting tables and Clark Gable stopped him and said I have been waiting for service, and do you know who I am!   My grandfather said I know who you are, and then asked if he knew who all these men were sitting at the counter and tables…Clark Gable says no I don’t. My grandfather told him that these were his regular customers and he can wait his turn and kept going.”

During the 1940’s, popular motocross events attracted other notable visitors from the Beverly Hills Motorcycle Club including Gregory Peck, Wallace Beery, Keenan Wynn, and Lee Marvin. They came to ride their motorbikes in the hills across the street, or to watch the events. Other motorbike clubs that would visit from time to time were 13 Rebels, Galloping Goose, and the Hells Angels. The Lamar’s sold beer and sodas from coolers to the spectators at these events. The roadway outside The Oaks would get so crowded with vehicles that police officers from Newhall had to be sent over to direct the traffic.

In 1957, Chester and Marie Lamar divided the property and sold it separately. They sold the “stone building” to Cindy Ferrero who ran it as a road-side diner and bar. She is described as a character reminiscent of the actress Zsa Zsa Gabor. The Lamars sold the remaining property across the street to Shanna Viervisen in 1959.   She still lives there today, now 93 years old. Afterwards the Lamars moved to Fillmore, California, where they lived until Chester died in 1995 and Marie died in 1998. They were married 74 years.

In 1971, the Oaks building was made famous by the movie director, Steven Spielberg. He used it as a location in his feature-film debut, “Duel”. Now a cult classic, the success of this movie helped to establish Spielberg as a director.

“Duel” is the gripping story of a business commuter (Dennis Weaver) who is pursued and terrorized by a tanker-truck driver who tries to kill him with his truck for no apparent reason. The recognizable Castle Oaks building was the location for Chuck’s Cafe, a truck-stop diner featured in the movie. Several scenes were shot there, both inside and out.

“Duel” was first released as a 74-minute made-for-television movie in November 1971. It was so well received by audiences that the producers asked Spielberg to shoot an additional 16 minutes of new material so a full feature-length version of the movie could be released theatrically in several countries around the world. The movie was nominated for a Golden Globe award and won an Emmy.

By 1975, the building was known as Margie’s Truck Stop, a business run by Marjorie Detterich. In 1979(?), Sandra More-Lang purchased the property. She is the owner of Bullwinkle’s gifts and antiques in Agua Dulce. The current owner of the “Castle Oaks”, Juan Alonso, leased the building in 1980 before buying the property the following year. In September 1980, he started what is now the renowned Le Chêne French restaurant.

In 1987, Juan Alonso completely renovated the old garage area and turned into a banquet room for special events. The kitchen was enlarged, and the whole building was brought up to earthquake code. In 1990, a new dining-room wing was added, and the bar upgraded. It was also the year the garden area was landscaped and planted.

The Devil On Wheels Poster
The Devil On Wheels Poster
Juan Alonso has established a vineyard adjacent to the restaurant producing truly excellent wines. This wine-growing area was just awarded its own appellation, Sierra Pelona Ridge. The restaurant has large underground wine cellars and boasts one of finest wine lists in California. Even the original mechanic’s pit had been used as a cellar to store wine but was filled in just last year.

The Le Chêne French restaurant will celebrate its 30th anniversary on September 8, exactly 30 years to the day of its original opening.

By Peter C. Gray is a freelance writer and amateur historian living in Agua Dulce.

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Roseann Dalton
Roseann Dalton
04:19 11 Apr 21
Really great service and food
Rick Dalton
Rick Dalton
03:14 11 Apr 21
High end restaurant with fantastic chef and world class food
Jeff Gardner
Jeff Gardner
04:38 06 Apr 21
Love the place... Great food...
Mark Hartwell
Mark Hartwell
02:28 18 Mar 21
We were married there 29 years ago it was absolutely the best then and probably better now 🍷
Carol Cleary
Carol Cleary
07:38 05 Jan 21
I so love this place. Everything about LeChene is magical and special. Wish I could celebrate my 67th birthday with you. Maybe next year. Thank you for the memories and the best cuisine ever.
Carol A Cleary
My birthdate is Jan 25, 1954
Miss you.
Lani Currado
Lani Currado
19:52 25 Jul 20
Our favorite for special occasions and just because! Everyone is always so attentive—especially the owners are dedicated to making our evening one to remember!
Andrea Lewis Polak
Andrea Lewis Polak
15:16 29 Jun 20
Last night for our anniversary, we went to a wonderful restaurant near us that we haven’t been to in a few years. Why did we go? Firstly it’s a wonderful French restaurant that we wanted to go back to for a special dinner, and the reason why I felt safe enough to go during this pandemic and I’m in a very high risk category, is because they assured me that they not only are following all CDC guidelines but they are also taking it up a notch which included disposable menus and waiting until the guests arrive before they set the tables up. Between adhering to the details, impeccable personal service, and as usual the wonderful food both in quality and taste…LeChene did not  disappoint! We also enjoyed the accompaniment of the frogs croaking throughout our dinner which actually convinced Brad not to order frogs legs! 
For an anniversary dessert, they brought us a slice of tiramisu and we had already put in our order at the time that we ordered dinner for our special dessert: A Grand Marnier soufflé.
Kenny Wilcox
Kenny Wilcox
23:39 21 Jun 20
Always excellent food and service. Best French food ever!
Salarry De La Rini
Salarry De La Rini
19:14 21 Jun 20
Amazing atmosphere and food.
Rina Campero-Henry
Rina Campero-Henry
13:51 20 Jun 20
I haven’t been in a while, but it’s still just as lovely.
Kathy Nusslein Cebulak
Kathy Nusslein Cebulak
15:00 06 Jun 20
Amazing as always enjoyed anniversary dinner last night. So glad they are back open.
Birte Gade Koors
Birte Gade Koors
19:04 16 Mar 20
amazing restaurant, you should go
Lidia Jung
Lidia Jung
04:40 15 Mar 20
Fabulous food a dining experience. Superb service...
Jacob A. Jack Jung
Jacob A. Jack Jung
04:27 15 Mar 20
The food was excellent, the wine was outstanding and the atmosphere was romantic....
The staff was very accommodating, and we wouldn’t hesitate to come back again....
Thank you
Great service and delicious food. Staff very accommodating. Highly recommend. Excellent.
David Vasquez
David Vasquez
02:34 16 Feb 20
Very good French restaurant. If you go early to can sit in the bar and eat of the dinner menu. The staff is very friendly and will help root you with everything you need.
Linda Tandy
Linda Tandy
14:25 15 Feb 20
Valentines Day Murder Mystery Dinner! I won the best actor award and had a great time. The food was fabulous🥰
Jonathan M Armstrong
Jonathan M Armstrong
08:53 14 Feb 20
very delicious the wine is better
Colette Hyder-Dean
Colette Hyder-Dean
07:03 16 Jan 20
Fabulous food, staff and ambience. My absolute favorite French restaurant!!
Chris DeCamp
Chris DeCamp
05:19 01 Jan 20
Great French Cuisine and Nice Family Service!
Kelly Marie Nelson
Kelly Marie Nelson
22:37 06 Dec 19
Delish salmon and chocolate mouse to die for!!!!
Emanuel Germán Gomez
Emanuel Germán Gomez
02:10 30 Nov 19
the best french cuisine in California!!
Brandon Ceballos
Brandon Ceballos
04:29 13 Nov 19
great service and food was delicious and amazing!
Brandon Ariel
Brandon Ariel
21:58 12 Nov 19
Food and service was amazing 😉
Diana Pena
Diana Pena
03:11 05 Nov 19
Scenery us beautiful and food is exquisite. Definitely go back.
Joann Green-Smith
Joann Green-Smith
04:49 28 Oct 19
The Brunch was excellent and so was the service.
Aways a beautiful place to dine and celebrate 😊🎂
Marielle de Vries
Marielle de Vries
02:03 21 Oct 19
Nice atmosphere, attentive staff, delicious food!! Our first time trying escargot, it was yummy!
Juliana Smith
Juliana Smith
13:05 20 Oct 19
Was the most delicious food I’ve ever eaten. The waiter was a really nice guy and the restaurant was very clean and charming. Expensive but well worth it.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. 5 stars.
Tzipi Barnoy
Tzipi Barnoy
06:58 16 Oct 19
Excellent food.Mothing like it. So yami
Glen Andrews
Glen Andrews
20:26 18 Aug 19
LeChene is a great restaurant for great French food in a great atmosphere
Odie Wachtel
Odie Wachtel
02:29 26 Jul 19
Great service and the food was excellent.
Ramon Araiza
Ramon Araiza
14:06 29 Jun 19
tha food was delicious and the service excellent. the waiter give us great recommendations and explained the menu to us as well of answering the questions we had.
Gary Thieman
Gary Thieman
07:11 10 Jun 19
This award-winning chef is above and beyond any cuisine expectations you can have re: five star restaurants! Exquisite romantic setting and the finest wine selection and food out of this world expect Juan Alonso to give you a positive culinary experience you will always remember.
Ann Marie Gould
Ann Marie Gould
05:28 11 May 19
Food and cocktails always first class/top notch. Thanks to Julia for making great drinks! 🍸🍷
Michael Leahy
Michael Leahy
23:46 21 Apr 19
the food the people the staff
Mrchingon Dezama
Mrchingon Dezama
01:09 24 Mar 19
Very beautiful venue. for weddings and special events !! Bbdesigns661.webs.com 661 733 2443
Always a lovely time, great food, waitstaff is wonderful, go there! You won't be disappointed💚
Nick Parada
Nick Parada
22:36 09 Mar 19
Le Chene is one of the best food experiences I’ve ever had. Amazing food, great service and a beautiful place. I’ve been going for years and recommend it to all my family and friends. Can’t wait to go back!
Beatrice McParland
Beatrice McParland
04:13 10 Feb 19
The venison 🙌🏼 also the buffalo
Peggy L Miller
Peggy L Miller
01:04 05 Feb 19
It’s fun and romantic and the food has no rivals!!
Michael Chisholm
Michael Chisholm
05:01 20 Jan 19
Amazing food and atmosphere the best filet you’ll ever eat
This has been our go to place to dine for special occasions for many years!
Kimberly Bailey
Kimberly Bailey
15:55 01 Jan 19
Always an amazing experience!!
Cheryl Svec
Cheryl Svec
04:58 01 Jan 19
Great food and awesome service. I highly recommend this place. Support your local small businesses. Happy 2019!!!
I’ve been going to your restaurant for years. Always the best service and the food. I think I have almost had everything . The Filet Minion In Roquefort sauce. My personal fav.
Jay C. Escobar
Jay C. Escobar
00:32 29 Nov 18
Duck instead of Turkey!
Tami Papworth
Tami Papworth
04:35 25 Nov 18
Le Chene’s never fails to deliver.
Diane Kathleen Zear
Diane Kathleen Zear
23:57 22 Nov 18
My husband and I had our Thanksgiving meal here. It was delicious.
RoseMarie Calix
RoseMarie Calix
04:20 20 Nov 18
Amazing like always. Been going there for 30 years. It’s where my husband and I had our first date ❤️
Sheila Price
Sheila Price
06:36 09 Nov 18
Been eating at Le Chène since 1993. Great food, staff, ambiance, location, garden, escargot, potatoes as gratin, holiday meals, etc., etc., etc!
Dave Aguilar
Dave Aguilar
22:03 04 Nov 18
its such a hidden gem... Its worth the trip to check this place out.
Karen Miles Wells
Karen Miles Wells
16:56 29 Oct 18
Outside area is very pretty!
Juan is more than wonderful!
Yolanda Roque
Yolanda Roque
02:56 27 Oct 18
I highly recommend this restaurant, by far the best steak and lobster I’ve ever had, great people and servers, we will totally be back, I’ll never have another lobster anywhere but here, totally worth the money❤️
Leonel Navarrete
Leonel Navarrete
02:37 17 Sep 18
Nice place to eat and have good time
Patricia Escobar
Patricia Escobar
06:43 11 Sep 18
First time here and food was amazing highly recommend
Ken Joyce Koskie
Ken Joyce Koskie
01:32 04 Sep 18
An absolutely incredible meal with three of my favorite people.
Food was beyond excellent!! Service was great as was the atmosphere!! What a wonderful dining experience!!
Vincent Levalois
Vincent Levalois
17:00 11 Jul 18
First time at Le Chêne despite knowing about it for many years. For our 25th Anniversary, we treated ourselves to a delicious meal. An extensive, authentically French menu was presented on a chalk board instead of typical paper faire.

Had the Filet Mignon Au Poivre wish came with Potatoes Au Gratin and Zucchini. It was very good, perfectly cooked and the sauce was savory. Wife had an appetizer for dinner, Lobster Ravioli, which was a generous portion, and she enjoyed very much. Ordered the Chocolate Souffle early and it was beautiful and excellent, served with chocolate sauce on the side. The house further spoiled us with a White Chocolate Mousse Wedge. What a treat! Never had that before.

Naturally, a place like this it's not a budget conscious restaurant. But I can say it was worth every penny. The food was excellent.

Now for the service. We were somewhat disappointed that they had a very young waiter that wasn't familiar with the wine list and able to provide any guidance. Not that we couldn't decide on a bottle ourselves, however it's always a plus to have either a knowledgeable server or somm to get the best pairings. Other than that and maybe a little more attention to empty water glasses, he was great. Perhaps it was because we went on a not so busy Tuesday.

The ambiance is average. I'm not sure that I'd call it romantic, especially if it was uber busy.

Recommended, but for the food, mostly.
Melissa H. Brown
Melissa H. Brown
01:43 01 Jul 18
The filet mignon was perfectly medium rare, one of the best I’ve ever eaten. Chocolate soufflé for dessert was heaven-the best! However, lose the soft shelled crab appetizer. Wine selection was wonderful! And a adore our server, so cute.
Jenna Rose Smith
Jenna Rose Smith
23:05 14 May 18
Delicious! And the waiter didn't even seem annoyed at my dietary restrictions which I know are REALLY annoying. He recommended something that was delicious, and provided great service on a very busy Mother's Day. Thank you!
Amelia Privett
Amelia Privett
22:35 14 May 18
Wonderful Mother’s Day brunch. We arrived before our reservations and were still seated. Food came out quickly and out drinks were always topped off. Food is always unique and delicious. I can’t complain, just wish I could eat here every week.
Sheila Brannon
Sheila Brannon
23:48 07 Apr 18
Childhood memory, My Dad took me here for my Birthday I believe the year was 1984. I never forgot that dinner. I had Lobster Fricassee in a cream sauce on a bed of carrot noodles. Good memory amazing food.
Claudia Ponce
Claudia Ponce
00:40 03 Apr 18
I highly recommend this excellent restaurant! It truly is a hidden gem. Wonderful staff, delicious cuisine, generous portions, reasonable prices, and it’s very romantic. You can dine in, or out, walk the grounds with your drink and they have a full bar. Thumbs up, absolutely love it!
Cecy Baiza-Rodriguez
Cecy Baiza-Rodriguez
03:38 19 Feb 18
Was our first time there, very good service!!
Loved the salmon and my husband loved the steak!! We'll go back soon... �
Codi Mergliano
Codi Mergliano
08:42 18 Feb 18
Kathy Hoffman
Kathy Hoffman
04:19 17 Jan 18
I love the ambience there. That place has been there since dirt! Worth the drive. The owner greets everyone at their tables. Exceptional service...exceptional food! I totally recommend it!
Sasa Ashwood Davison
Sasa Ashwood Davison
08:45 24 Dec 17
Bruce Burch
Bruce Burch
23:08 28 Nov 17
Hello from Coruce Vineyards and Winery. Juan and Claudia, We just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed eating Thanksgiving there. The food was great, the Christini cocktail was refreshing, and the Beaujolais Nouveau was fun to drink. Our server, Rachelle ,was perfect and the bussing staff were impeccable. We also appreciate the fact that we were seated IMMEDIATELY even though we were a half hour late for our reservation. (I had the times confused!) Just generally a pleasant experience.
Sheri Schifter Banyar
Sheri Schifter Banyar
19:59 07 Nov 17
Generally the food and service are excellent, but a bit overpriced and the chairs are very uncomfortable. I also had to send back the lobster with mushroom sauce on my last visit, it was not up to par.
Joel Wysong
Joel Wysong
22:25 31 Oct 17
Started going to LeChene in 1989. Got married there in 2000. Always enjoyed the Escargot, SOUP, and Filet w/Roquefort. I am older now and just can't eat like that anymore. Would LOVE to be 25 again. Always recommend LeChene to folks who have not been there. Thanks Juan and Michelle!!
Debbie Davis
Debbie Davis
05:30 28 Oct 17
The food, the ambiance, and the service were exceptional! Our meal started with escargot (to die for), next came cream of tomato soup (to die for), then melt-in-your-mouth Lamb Al’ail for me and seafood pasta for my husband (to die for), and finally a Grand Marnier soufflé (ooh la la)! For those of you that are in So Cal, this is a wonderful destination spot to go for a special dinner or Sunday brunch. We first came here about 28 years ago — loved it then and love it now. Top notch food and top notch service!
Anthony Maric
Anthony Maric
13:24 19 Oct 17
Sue Moses
Sue Moses
19:20 07 Oct 17
Ambiance with great food and great service. Would recommend to any one who loves French cuisine.
I was a neighbor and frequent patron of Le Chene until I moved out of the area. Le Chene was my go to spot for everything from intimate dining, gatherings with family & friends to meetings and parties, including my anniversary shindig. It has been 25 years, and I am happy to say that Le Chene is as good as I remember it.

One of my favorites is still the French Onion Soup! And anything with Bearnaise Sauce...lol! Always a plethora of choices for any palette. Le Chene is worth the drive. Try it, you will like it!
Lorena Spilsbury
Lorena Spilsbury
04:32 20 Aug 17
Great service, excellent food! I highly recommend this restaurant. We will definitely return. 😃
Desi Kovacs
Desi Kovacs
18:54 31 Jul 17
Gina Chavez-Martinez
Gina Chavez-Martinez
23:19 23 Jul 17
Allen Hohnroth
Allen Hohnroth
21:43 09 Jul 17
Corie Vetter Doran
Corie Vetter Doran
05:19 29 Jun 17
My husband and I have been to LeChene a few times and we always have great food there. On holidays and special occasions such as Valentine's Day they do work from a set menu so the food comes a little slower, but the overall experience has always been very good for us.
Rima Kassis
Rima Kassis
05:44 31 May 17
Amazing!!! Food, service.!!! Everything .!!! � it!!
Amy Reynolds Bailey
Amy Reynolds Bailey
21:06 18 May 17
Ron S Nicolosi
Ron S Nicolosi
04:01 18 May 17
I was taken there for my birthday. Everything was excellent. The wine, appetizers, the osso bucco was incredible and the grand manier soufflé was to die for. Service was great too.
Julie Alderson
Julie Alderson
00:37 15 May 17
Jan Blessing-Ellis
Jan Blessing-Ellis
00:33 14 May 17
Gloria Aguirre
Gloria Aguirre
06:05 01 May 17
Shirley was AMAZING! Loved her! Made us feel so Welcomed considering it was our first time there!
Earl A. Von Buck
Earl A. Von Buck
01:52 30 Apr 17
Fine dining at its best , great service , excellent food , atmosphere very nice and the best host ever Michele👍
Cheryl Watson
Cheryl Watson
07:52 24 Apr 17
Terrific birthday celebration drinks, delicious food, beautiful surroundings lovely time...
Ronnie Franklin
Ronnie Franklin
23:28 17 Apr 17
It was a very nice visit, the food was excellent and the service was friendly, we were there for brunch but we're going back for dinner
Kevin Alan Dennison
Kevin Alan Dennison
00:40 11 Apr 17
Excellent service and wonderful french cuisine! The coup de gras was the white chocolate mousse with fresh strawberry puree!

We will back soon and hungry!
Kimberly Ream
Kimberly Ream
01:38 22 Mar 17
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