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Rendez Vous Cafe Bistro

1111 Solano Avenue, Albany, CA 94706
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Ranked #27 of 74 Restaurants in Albany
Price range: $20 - $30
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Kains Avenue
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English first
Berkeley, California
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140 reviews 140 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is where you come to get steak frites, moules, and cassoulet. It's not fancy or formal, nor will it provide a particularly memorable meal. But it's great for what it is: an unassuming, casual neighborhood place that serves classic bistro cuisine. Tuesday night hot jazz music is an added fun bonus.

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Benicia, California, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Had passed by Rendez Vous Café numerous times and was dying to try. We made reservations for Valentine's Day dinner and we were seated very quickly. We ordered some wine and an appetizers which came fairly quickly but then it all broke down. It was well over an hour before we got our entrees...they were extremely understaffed and we had... More

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Berkeley, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

You do not normally associate French food with descriptions like unpretentious, informal, moderately priced. But that is just what the Rendez Vous is! The food is great, the service is friendly. It can get hectic just before the show starts at the movie theater next door.

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Berkeley, California, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

You will definitely enjoy the daub od steak frites, but other dishes are a little shaky. French onion soup is ok and the salads are unimaginative. Service is sometimes uneven although the owner makes up for that with a very welcoming and accomodating personality. Great outside eating on a warm day.

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Richmond CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

This is a nice place to eat before or after a movie at the Albany Theatre, which is right next door. The menu is limited but tasty and reliable, and the staff are great. If your cholesterol needs a boost, the steak frite is perfect; however there is a range of vegetable and meat dishes. Their movie specials are nicely... More

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Additional Information about Rendez Vous Cafe Bistro

Address: 1111 Solano Avenue, Albany, CA 94706
Phone Number: 510-527-4111
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: French

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