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15225 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-1814
+1 727-392-8627
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Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Evanston, Illinois
Top Contributor
222 reviews 222 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I joined my relatives and their friends to celebrate two birthday milestones. We were greeted at the door with warmth and a smile. Most of us ordered Table d'Hote (4-course meal) which is reasonably priced. We also learned that diners can bring their own bottle of wine so this is something to remember on return visits. Everybody enjoyed the fresh... More

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Redington Shores, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Despite being locals we have not had the pleasure of dining at Gulf Bistro. After hearing a neighbor rave about their experience, we decided to try it. On a Saturday evening it was a full house with two lovely ladies taking care of us and others with grace and ease. We opted for the Table de hote' and were pleased... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was everything we were hoping for and more! Every dish was prepared with great attention to detail in both the taste and presentation. For a family of four who appreciate perfectly prepared fish this was by far our favorite restaurant of our five day trip. The house red wine by the glass even tasted like a $50 bottle. The... More

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We have been to Bistro de France at least six times with many different folks. Most recently with an English couple who owned and operated a restaurant in England. They were joined by another couple who live half a year in France and they are regulars with high praise. As with any restaurant there are expectations and sometimes those expectations... More

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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132 reviews 132 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We love the menu and the value that you get here. Very romantic and family owned. Very fresh ingredients and dishes cooked to order. Nice French flair and a great wine list. We have been there at least 10 times in the last 5 years. Always a pleasure.

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Glasgow
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Like some of the other contributors we are quite embarrassed by the fact that despite many frequent visits to Madeira Beach over the years we had not visited the Gulf Bistro. That has been our loss! The owners Marie and Frederic have quite something special here - lovely French food, Note NOT French style food like so many offer,but real... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We visited Gulf Bistro yet again during our recent stay in St Pete's and it was excellent. Both the quality and service were up to their usual very high standards. Having overheard the high praise of other guests as they were leaving, they reinforced our view that this is probably the best restaurant in the area. We cannot understand some... More

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mickey1Seminole, Owner at Gulf Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you again so much, we are very pleased that you enjoyed our restaurant and it's always a pleasure to entertain costumers who know what French food is all about, Merci. More

Ithaca, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We were initially on our way to our favorite fish dive, when we saw this place & remembered seeing it mentioned on this site. The funny part is that we have lived a mile away for a year & never noticed it because they have nearly invisible signage. We started with the French onion soup. The cheese looked & tasted... More

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NEWPORT,TN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It's an easy to miss little place, tucked into a tiny shopping center next to the putt-putt golf. I had researched several places for me and my husbands 15th wedding anniversary. It is a French restaurant that may or may not be completely authentic, but was completely delicious!!! We had the pork pate, which is the rough vs. fine textured,... More

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mickey1Seminole, Owner at Gulf Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much, I'm glad you enjoyed your dinner, hoping to see you soon.... More

Dunedin, Florida
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is the third time we've visited this restaurant and it seems to only get worse. While the "chef" and his wife are French and run the restaurant the food leaves a lot to be desired. We have visited France several times and have frequented French restaurants in the US in several cities and many times, this restaurant is definitely... More

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mickey1Seminole, Owner at Gulf Bistro, responded to this review

This is the French Wife of the French " Chef" like you mentioned , and a very good Chef. Traveling to France and eat in restaurant doesn't make you a specialist of French food, we made everything from scratch, we never had any complaints about the pate, oh maybe once, the person said that it has to be served hot!!,... More

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Additional Information about Gulf Bistro

Address: 15225 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-1814
Phone Number: +1 727-392-8627
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: French

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