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Andre's Bouchee Restaurant & Wine Bar

Mission Street, (SW Between Ocean & 7th), Carmel, CA 93921
831-626-7880
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Ranked #6 of 149 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: European, French, International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ocean Ave. and 7th
Description: Proprietors Andre Lemaire and Elizabeth Ketler want to share a Carmel favorite that lures locals and visitors with its chic style and neighborhood charm. Chef Andre Lemaire prepares authentic French Bistro Cuisine.The wine bar opens at 4:00 pm daily. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. nightly. Reservations are recommended at the restaurant, telephone 831-626-7880. We are open for lunch from 11:30 until 2:30 Wednesday through Sunday.
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Portland, Oregon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

My daughter selected a french restaurant for her birthday dinner. We traveled to Carmel specifically for Andre's. Every item was delectably prepared. The wait staff was superlative! With a baby in tow, it is always challenging to keep her satisfied. Each of the attendant's took turns talking with her, playing with her and charming her. The Sommelier's recommendations were excellent.... More

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Brossard, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Carmel is a very nice city and its Ocean Avenue has to be walked on both sides of it as there are numerous stores that merit the window shopping. We were there on a Friday night and we were told that it would be hard to find a place to eat if we did not have a reservation. We had'nt... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The host is a lovely guy and made us want to like this. The food was ok, nothing to complain about and nothing to rave about. The waitress was a bit surly at one point when we asked for wine advice. If in Carmel I may go here but I would not rate it as highly as others have.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

The food here is really not very good. I chose French onion soup to start - always a good indicator of how good a French restaurant is. The soup was very poor. The stock was insipid and the onions lacking in flavour. Far too much low quality cheese on top. My partner had moules mariniere with frites. The frites were... More

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We showed up without a reservation and were told the only place we could be seated was the at the chef's tasting table, i.e. the bar right in front of the kitchen. We'd never done that before, so decided to take a chance.. and I'm so glad we did. We had a outstanding meal and fantastic time chatting up the... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Came here because of the recommendations. Food was really good: I had the seafood risotto and my husband had the seafood special. We ended with the creme brûlée. For such an expensive restaurant though, the service is pretty slow.

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We were not seated at the greatest table, right near the kitchen with too much lighting, but the staff was very eager for us to have a good meal and a good time. The food was very good. I had a scallop and veal dish the waiter recommended that was excellent, a strange combination that turned out to be a... More

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Venetia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was a really good dinner. Steak done perfect and tender with a fabulous sauce. Sweetbreads to die for, great wine list and a wait staff that knows good pairings. I would eat here again and again.

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Sonoma, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My wife and I were very apprehensive when we read several of the rather negative comments on the Open Table website, however, our faith in this restaurant remains firm, as the maître de, the sommelier, our waitress and most of all the food were absolutely delightful. We continue to highly recommend this restaurant to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Excellent service, excellent food. We went twice in the week. The reservations worked perfectly. A real taste from France - simple - tasty - an effort on the raw materials. I recommend it.

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