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9700 Collins Ave Ste 135, Bal Harbour, FL 33154 (Collins Avenue)
(305) 865-2181
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Since 1973, la Goulue has been offering traditional French dishes, in the...
Since 1973, la Goulue has been offering traditional French dishes, in the essence of chic Parisian bistros. Quality ingredients carefully selected, organic products chosen at best, daily arrivals of fresh fish, premium meats, homemade French fries, exceptional pasteries and nostalgic recipes... All the values that contribute to the reputation of our restaurant. Please explore our menu and enjoy your experience at La Goulue Bal Harbour.
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 29
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  • 11
    Poor
  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This was a nice place with real French food, cozy and pleasant. How the owners managed to not make it will be one of the big mysteries of the F&B business.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Worst food, service was terrible. I would never go there again & I know French food quite well. Sorry...

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Bay Harbor Islands, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

love their food, great atmosphere. good service. love to walk around the shops and stop for a bite, always nice people hanging out ..

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This was a nice place with real French food, cozy and pleasant. How the owners managed to not make it will be one of the big mysteries of the F&B business.

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Wellington, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I first went to La goulue in New York City in the early 70s. The restaurant was owned by Jean Denoyer. It was one of the finest French bistro's in all of New York. We stumbled upon this location and were excited to try it here. We arrived seven people with no reservation and were accommodating as fast as they... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Nice "French " cuisine made in America,if you want a quiet place go there. Nice sitting outside,good waiters,good service. Clean place. Friendly so so a bit stuffy for what it is , seem older crowd in general.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Everything started wrong when we visit this restaurant but due to a very skilled and professional manager he turned everything into a nice and pleasant dinner. It isn't so often that you get this kind of attention. The food is good but is more american / french than french but you will find i.e. onion soup. The wine list will... More 

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Miami
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Other than the lady who seated us and the initial waiter (who disappeared) the balance of the staff, including the guy who said he was the manager, ranged between negligent (at best) to hostile. they did not have the first two wines I wanted. the one I got was $130. when it arrived it was a different year. I sent... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I BELIEVE it was my worst experience among French eateries I Have visited in last few years. Bad, very bad waiter, who was absolutely ignorant and unprofessional.... Few things in my order have been forgotten and the constant reminders were required... Every single item was delivered separetely and with neglect. I couldn't believe my own eyes! The crepes were undercooked... More 

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Davenport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is the finest French restaurant that I have visited outside of France. The waitress, Guzell. Was charming. The food and wines first class. The location within Bal Harbour shopping area is superb. I can't wait to go back.

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Montclair, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Absolutely loved my meal here! I had grilled caesar salad, chicken paillard, mashed potatoes, and carrots. It was prepared very nicely and tasted fabulous. The desserts were also very tasty, loved the chocolate lava cake. I highly recommend this restaurant for a great meal. Sit outside and enjoy the cool breeze and fancy car show. 8 Bentleys parked right her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9700 Collins Ave Ste 135, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
    (Collins Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Bal Harbour
  • Phone Number: (305) 865-2181

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Since 1973, la Goulue has been offering traditional French dishes, in the essence of chic Parisian bistros. Quality ingredients carefully selected, organic products chosen at best, daily arrivals of fresh fish, premium meats, homemade French fries, exceptional pasteries and nostalgic recipes... All the values that contribute to the reputation of our restaurant. Please explore our menu and enjoy your experience at La Goulue Bal Harbour.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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