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All 6 Occidental Restaurants

Bistro Des Copains

3782 Bohemian Hwy, PO Box 181, Occidental, CA 95465
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Ranked #3 of 6 Restaurants in Occidental
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I'm a foodie. This is good stuff. Best choice in Occidental for a more on-trend, fresh and elegant-ish meal. The kitchen appears to have fun with it.

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Occidental, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is kind of an oddly placed little gem. Most of the locals don't go here. The portion to price is not what most of the hard working locals would appreciate. The food is very good, but unless I have been lazy that day, I will need a few beers or an additional side to feel satiated. I am a... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We weren't prepared for the quality of the meals prepared by this little restaurant tucked into the heart of the town of Occidental, Sonoma County, California. We made reservations for dinner (recommended) and were greeted warmly when we arrived. (I am on crutches right now and they were accommodating). They offered us tables, but we chose to sit on the... More 

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

but expected after a poorly cooked sole. Sorry, but I thought that the onions in my pissaladiere was not cooked to enough.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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104 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 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
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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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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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