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Cafe Bizou

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
South San Fernando Valley
American, French, Californian
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14016 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423-3512 (Hazeltine)
818-788-3536
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always the best

I have been going to this french restaurant on and off in the last 20 years, it is always great, always consistent in quality and service. There are few dishes that I love the most, the lobster bisque and the steak with fries. They have a special for lunch and one dollar salad.. It is a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
beverlyhend
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Los Angeles, California
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this french restaurant on and off in the last 20 years, it is always great, always consistent in quality and service. There are few dishes that I love the most, the lobster bisque and the steak with fries. They have a special for lunch and one dollar salad.. It is a great place for family... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 reviews 4 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Food is always consistently good and reasonably priced. There are always traditionally prepared french dishes like escargot and soupe a l'onion but delicious American pasta and steak dishes too. The dessert is fairly standard (sorbet, flourless cake, creme brulee) but always a nice end to the meal. Their cork fee is less than $10, so bring your own bottle though... More 

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food was good, not the food I read raving reviews about. Just pretty average good food in Los Angeles. There was nothing I could complain about, but nothing I could remember eating The decor is just so pretty at night from the outside. It's covered with small lights and inside is romantic and cozy. Parking is pull up valet... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

A comfortable little restaurant and a great place for lunch. I highly recommend the lobster bisque-yummy! The black tagliatelle with shrimp is wonderful. Don't let the color of the pasta keep you from trying this dish - it's well worth it! I can't wait to return.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Now,,one of my favorite restaurants for sure. The food is exquisite. The desserts are mouthwatering. The whole dining experience was remarkable. I have recommended this restaurant to all my family and friends. Everyone that has gone to eat there has liked it very much! I can't wait to go back there myself!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

You have to try this place, old school ambiance and a ton of character. The restaurant is a former residence on Ventura Blvd, with some enclosed sidewalk dining. The food was very very good without breaking the bank, About $75.00 for two with some house wine. I will return, it's what all restaurants should be like...

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Lima, Peru
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Cafe Bizou is a very good restaurant - Food is good drinks are good. Atmosphere is very dated. Always busy - very reasonable. Not hip, not chic.

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Los Angeles
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Café Bizou is always a good choice for us. This was a special occasion meal, so we brought a good bottle of wine from our cellar (their corkage charge is almost free, a nice bonus). The dining room is very pleasant, as is the bar area and the very congenial hostess at the front of the restaurant. It was a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We celebrated my father-in-law's 90th birthday with a luncheon for 50 people at Cafe Bizou this past weekend. Everything was perfect. The food was excellent (and they offered quite a broad selection) and the pricing was more than fair. Our primary server, Chad, was outstanding -- ensuring that everything was done as we wanted. We could not have asked for... More 

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Patchogue, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was my first time at Café Bizou. The rest of my family has been there before. I really like this place and will be back when I'm in town again. Our server, Marieta (spelling?) was very helpful and attentive. I had the lamb and it was delish. We really enjoyed the corking fees ($2 a bottle). Our meals were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14016 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423-3512
    (Hazeltine)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighborhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: 818-788-3536

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, French, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?