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Le Bistro

4626 N Federal Hwy, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
954-946-9240
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $39
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: NE 44th Street & NE 48th Street
Description: Some of our reviews: “Surprisingly Awesome Strip Mall Restaurant” (Zagat).. "Elin & Andy Trousdale continue to wow guests from their funky storefront French-influenced bistro." (John Tanasychuck, Sun Sentinel)... “Le Bistro is that rare dining establishment that conveys ma-and-pa-type warmth, reflecting the earnest efforts of owners Elin and Andy Trousdale” (Rochelle Koff Miami Herald)... “The food is stunning” (Gordon Ramsey) ...Special attention to providing Gluten Free dining.
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English first
Sunrise, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Its rare to find a Beef Tartar and Le Bistro's was the absolute BEST!!! Next time I will order it as a main course. We had been there 3 times before and it just keeps getting better. the waiter knew his menu and made recommendations. the gluten free choices are great too. we had a bottle of wine, and the... More

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aylmer, qc
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place is easy to miss, too bad we didn't. When i asked to make a reservation for 7p.m. I was told it would have to be at 6- we settled on 6:30. When we got there, i thought it was a joke as there was no one in the place- now i know why- Too be kind, food was... More

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EatingisBelieving, Owner at Le Bistro, responded to this review

We remember your party well, as everyone was so happy, singing, laughing on a day we are typically closed (Monday). It was agreed to arrive earlier than your desired time as we were catering a large party. It would have much more productive to voice any issues at the time and give us a chance to correct. There was only... More

Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Lovely small restaurant with a friendly atmosphere. Most of the menu is gluten free so plenty of choice. We choose the fixed price menu which was great value. Everything was good and the deserts, creme brulee and chocolate crepe were outstanding.

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Wilton Manors, Florida
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

First visit here with friends for an early Sunday dinner. We were the first ones in the door and were greeted by a friendly hostess/server. I enjoyed my meal here at Le Bistro with one complaint: the bread. I have been to Paris and know what French bread or a baguette tastes like. The bread they served was warm, but... More

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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233 reviews 233 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Great French-inspired food. Try the bee pollen dusted brie cheese for something unique and delicious. We were a party of four and all of us enjoyed the well prepared food. Some other reviewers experienced slow service, but our service was both friendly and prompt. We will return here next time we are in the Pompano Beach area.

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New York City, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Went there last night. Ordered off the price fixe menu and had four outstanding courses. The food was superb. The service, slow. There was another table seated shortly after us where the husband had to go to the rack where the menus are kept in order to get their menus. Another patron walking in said that she had been coming... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Food was pretty good. The menu includes beef Wellington, with the note that it takes 30 minutes. Worth considering, since everything else took much longer. Service was very slow, very disorganized and overly familiar. Also, restaurant decor is notably unattractive.

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Acworth, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

It was really worth driving almost an hour to this restaurant. The ambiance is enjoyable, and the food...DELICIOUS! The owner, Andy and Elin, take pride in offering the best quality of food and service.. If you are vacationing somewhere around Fort Lauderdale you should plan on having dinner at their place. Everything is cooked with love and presented in an... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It's been quite a while since our last visit to Le Bistro, after my permanent move to Florida at the start of 2013, but Andy and Ellen remain on our "radar" for a third visit. I first discovered them after their appearance on "Kitchen Nightmares", hosted by Mr. "F" word, Gordon Ramsay. Frankly, I think Andy was a great chef... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Our foodie friends were in town and we decided to indulge them with this special gem. I believed we ordered everything on the menu and they loved it all. The highlight was the roasted cauliflower and Chef Andy's delight of gulf shrimp risotto with champagne sauce. Highly recommend!

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