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Chez Nous

510 Neches St, Austin, TX 78701-3710 (Downtown)
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Ranked #11 of 3,119 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Mon - Fri 10:30 pm - 11:45 am
Cuisines: French, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Casual French Bistro since 1982
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Tampa, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

In Austin for a conference, we were looking for a relatively quiet restaurant with good food. A local attendee at the conference suggested Chez Nous which was downtown near our hotel. It was a delightful experience and not overly pricey. It felt like a casual cafe, but with excellent food. The service was pleasant, the wine list more than adequate.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice to find a french restaurant in Austin. Friendly service and casual ambiance. It is just off 6th St, so very central all the night life.

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Chihuahua, Mexico
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Super delicious food!!! Excellent service and pretty nice place. A little piece of France in Austin. I love and recommend the chocolate mousse and the salmon patte.

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I really wanted to like this place. As a frequent traveler to France, I was eagerly anticipating a little bit of Paris in Austin. To begin with, we were presented with a basket of bread that must have come from a nearby convenience store. It was tough and tasteless. The carrot-ginger soup was extremely bland. My salade verte never arrived.... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Who would think that there is an authentic French restaurant in Central Texas? Chez Nous is absolutely wonderful: consistently great food, warm and friendly service, and a cozy atmosphere. The fixed price menu is a great opportunity to combine soup/pate/ or salad with a choice of entrees, plus desert, all at a very reasonable price. It's best to arrive by... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We looked at the small menu and was expecting good things. We were not disappointed. There was nothing really child friendly but our 3yr old eats the same as us, if hours doesn't and requires child friendly choices I would not bother. It was busy, the service was fairly good. The wines were a little pricey for such small glasses.... More

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Bulverde, Texas
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409 reviews 409 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
815 helpful votes 815 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went to Austin to celebrate my birthday, which happens to fall on French Independence Day - Bastille Day. We stayed at the Hilton Austin and Chez Nous is just across the street. We walked over the day before and had dinner, it was stunning. The atmosphere at Chez Nous is absolutely perfect. The cuisine is classic French fare and... More

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Dallas, Texas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The food is exquisite!!! The staff are kind and relaxed which makes the experience even more delightful!!! The only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is because they served our Rose' wine luke warm and we had to ask for ice as well as something to put the wine in something to cool it off (preferably a bucket of... More

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east coast
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This restaurant is small & crowded inside. With so many people in such a small area it is noisy & difficult to talk. Some would describe it as cozy but I thought it was crowded. Since we were a party of 9 we were able to reserve a table so didn't have to wait. The wait staff was cordial. All... More

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Killeen, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is a very small French restaurant right off of 6th St. It is very authentic, even our waiters were French. The food is delicious but expect to spend around at least $30 per plate, but it is worth it!

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