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All 6 Occidental Restaurants

Bistro Des Copains

3782 Bohemian Hwy, PO Box 181, Occidental, CA 95465
707-874-2436
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Ranked #3 of 6 Restaurants in Occidental
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Wonderful bistro in the heart of the funky town of Occidental! We will head back next time we pass through! Do make reservations as seating is limited. We were greeted warmly - and our server was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the food/wines. Both of us had salads to start - I loved my Beet salad - it was topped... More

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El Cerrito, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My husband, friends and I were delighted to find an alternative to the various Italian restaurants in Occidental. This was a true find and we have wonderful food and a great evening. My steak was perfectly cooked as were the sole and special pork for the evening. The wines were terrific. Only issues were that they did not have 2... More

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San Diego, California
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160 reviews 160 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Bistro des Copains is a great small restaurant in the town of Occidental. The service is good but it was not very fulll when we were there. The food is good with local produce and of course the local Pinots are great. I strongly suggest try local wine with your meal. The only strange thing is you have to go... More

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Paris, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We loved about 50% of our meal and were disappointed by the remaining 50%. Very welcoming little restaurant in the cute town of Occidental. We booked a table for 2 on a Saturday night. My appetizer was very good (beet, orange salad and blue cheese soufflé), though my husband was disappointed by his (a strange "fondue" which was just slices... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Every person who worked there was welcoming and on top of things. The food was fantastic and the vibe was chill and "local."

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St. George, Utah
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102 reviews 102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We (a party of four) arrived on time for our reservation but had to wait 15 minutes for our table to be cleaned and prepped. We asked the hostess/server to keep the bottle of Champagne we brought chilled while we waited - she took the bottle and left it on the counter. Not a great start. We found the dishes... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

How many bicycle riders can you jam into a little restaurant? My wife and I were expecting a nice dinner in a bistro setting and instead was placed against a wall in a roadhouse atmosphere. Within 2 minutes of sitting down, bread was thrown on the table in front of us and we were asked to order before the crowd... More

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London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We ate here twice. Food and service very good on both occasions. Varied menu plus daily specials, all well presented. Good list of wines available by the glass.

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A charming little bistro tucked in Occidental! The menu is creative and incorporates local products. The wild king salmon is so fresh that it wiggles on your tongue. The clafoutis is delish! No corkage fee on Thursdays so you can bring your treasures from a day of nearby wine tasting. Not to be missed so make reservations.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

We went here for dinner last night after a series of lackluster meals in Bodega Bay. We were so, so happy! The woman who took our reservation on the phone was super-friendly and that continued with the whole staff when we arrived. The place was nearly full on a Wednesday night, and justifiably so. The menu is full of tempting... More

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Additional Information about Bistro Des Copains

Address: 3782 Bohemian Hwy, PO Box 181, Occidental, CA 95465
Phone Number: 707-874-2436
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Occidental
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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