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Madame Chou Chou - CLOSED

2518 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3518
310-392-2509
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CLOSED
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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7 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Santa Monica, California
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This great place has changed names and is now Cafe Noir but still has the same great food with a friendly French owner.

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santa monica, ca
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Amazing french food with an amazing owner. Back patio is gorgeous and great for parties. Food is flavorful, rich and tasty!

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Glendora, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We started with Os A Moelle- roasted bone marrow, crostini duxelle, then we shared the Rabbit Hash- rabbit, potatoes and mushrooms topped with two sunny side up eggs, and Basque Madame- ham, cheese & bread grilled and topped with 2 sunny side up eggs and Spanish Chorizo served with potatoes and salad. The food was delicious. The service was quick... More 

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed this place for our wedding anniversary. The food was good and so "French", that it tasty but too little in the portion. But it was delicious! And the waiters were very kind and helpful)) for ladies- consider taking a scarve or a jacket with you as it may seem a little bit cool if you... More 

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Connecticut, USA
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

I don't get it: Madame Chou Chou had a 4.5 Yelp rating with over 500 reviews. I wouldn't give the restaurant a 2. I should have known something was up when absolutely every other restaurant that we wanted to go to was booked solid but Madame Chou Chou had tables to spare. It's an interesting looking place -- over-the-top, Bohemian... More 

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Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

This place was a real find! Classical decor, excellent service and spectacular food! We had the beef cheeks whilst our son had the wild boar pappardelle. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this restaurant to anyone traveling to LA.

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Manchester & Los Angeles
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

Great staff, small but fabulous wine list, wonderful food, stylish and whimsey decor... As a European far away from home, this place felt like.. well, all the best bits of home. The staff are laid back, charming yet on the ball, and genuinely seem to care about the patrons... nice touches of personal attention mixed with efficiency is always a... More 

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Additional Information about Madame Chou Chou

Address: 2518 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3518
Phone Number: 310-392-2509
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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