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9700 Collins Ave Ste 135, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
(305) 865-2181
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Ranked #5 of 14 Restaurants in Bal Harbour
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Collins Avenue
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.
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Stockholm, Sweden
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197 reviews 197 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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121 reviews 121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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Amenia, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Whenever we visit the area my wife and I always have dinner there. It has been a good experience overall. We loved the brasserie atmosphere, phoney or not. Who cares, you're in Florida, not France. This time it was not what we usually expected. Perhaps the lack of a bottle of red wine or the disinterested waiter. It just wasn't... More 

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Every year we stop in Surfside to see a dear old aunt (90) and take her out to lunch. La Goulue is the place we enjoy much and this is her highlight for the month! Not only seeing us, but she loves the food, sitting outside, seeing the beautiful people, and having a reason to be out. For us, the... More 

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Additional Information about La Goulue

Address: 9700 Collins Ave Ste 135, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
Phone Number: (305) 865-2181
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: French

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