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Chez Boet-French Home Cooking

755 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 (Formerly Bamboo Cafe) (Old Naples)
239-643-6177
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Ranked #129 of 808 Restaurants in Naples
Price range: $30 - $60
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Old Naples
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 8th Street South
Transit: We are located in the historic village of Crayton Cove, steps from the City Dock in downtown Naples, Florida.
Description: Established in 2003, Chez Boet, formerly Bamboo Cafe, is a chic neighborhood bistro serving country French cuisine and owned and operated by Lisa & Philippe Boet. The menu reflects the Boets’ experiences in France spending long weekends in the French countryside with family and friends, cooking traditional, home-style dishes with what came from the family farm and garden.Under the direction of Lisa Boet, Chez Boet's culinary team prepares dishes including Pate Maison, French Onion Soup, Bouillabaisse, Roasted Orange Duck, Boeuf Bourguignon, along with fresh local seafood and authentic Moroccan tagines, served with locally grown, seasonal produce.Cheese and Chocolate Fondue is also on the menu. Chez Boet has a full bar with cocktails prepared by Philippe Boet, varied wine list, and covered terrace for outdoor dining. Private parking in rear. Healthy children’s menu and pet-friendly terrace. Proud founder of Naples Originals, the finest independent restaurants. Chez Boet has been named the City of Naples first certified green restaurant.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

After a late arrival on Naples on the 24th of December, i gave a call to "Chez Boet" hoping to find something for the Christmas evening. Not only we were lucky to find somenthing on such a late notice, but the we had a great evening. The ownwer, his wife, all the staff made us feel very welcomed and found... More 

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Naples, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Food was very good. Probably the worst waiter we have ever experienced any where. Apparently restaurant doesn't have water servers and the waiter is the only server, which fine except in this case we never had a water glass refilled without waiting and having to ask, the same goes for our wine glasses. It seemed if you were known you... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

What a lovely little restaurant. It's quiet, the atmosphere is great, the décor has been thoughtfully chosen, and the food is amazing. When we entered, we were greeted by one of the owners, who was very friendly. Our server was also friendly, and provided suggestions for wine and food choices. The serving size of wine by the glass was very... More 

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New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
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39 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We enjoyed our meal and drinks. Nice place for dinner during the season. Everything that we had was very good. Service was attentive. The onion soup was excellent as was my duck. Other people enjoyed muscles and Kobe beef. They have a very good selection of scotch.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Upon entering the restaurant we were warming welcomed by Lisa who makes your feel right at home. Our server Thierry was excellent . His suggestions were wonderful and the Bouillabaisse was excellent. One of the best we have ever had.The tarte tatin alamode was wonderful !!!! Would highly recommend this restaurant as a must when visiting Naples !!

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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We dined here, five adults, several days after Christmas and had the worst dining experience that we have had in Naples. Two of us ordered the beet salad, which was served without the beets. After pointing this out to our waiter, who did not notice it, we were each given a plain sliced beet to add to our salad. My... More 

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lisamkboet, Owner at Chez Boet-French Home Cooking, responded to this review

Dear Susan: As hands-on restaurant owners, we truly appreciate feedback from our diners. The constructive criticism they share oftentimes will inspire us to implement new ideas and to try new products. I am fortunate to learn everyday from our guests. My husband and I take extra care to personally greet all our guests and try our best to stop at... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I would give it a 4.5 rating if I could. We come to Chez Boet 2-3x year and are reminded each time of the pleasure of visiting a warm, friendly, atmosphere that still feels romantic and chic. Usually you get one or the other, but not both at the same time. The food is very good- we usually order the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We arrived early to make sure we would find a place to park a short walk away, which we did. We first spent 15 minutes watching the Naples fireworks from the street in front of the restaurant. Then we went in to get our free glass of champagne and were warmly greeted by Philippe. The service was excellent and we... More 

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Chicago, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This great French restaurant in a quiet Naples neighborhood was a real treat! We actually dined at Chez Boet New Year's Eve and had several excellent options from a fixed meal. The restaurant has a great atmosphere, great wine list, and great service! Our service Stephen was prompt, polite, knowledgeable, and made our dining experience just that more enjoyable! We... More 

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Worcester, MA
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49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

On the Friday after Christmas we decided to forgo another crowded and noisy 5th Avenue restaurant and walked the few blocks to 12th avenue for a nice, quiet experience. We both had escargots - our favorite starter - which were delicious. Gale had the Grouper while I had the carré d'agneau - nicely done rack of lamb. Both dishes got... More 

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Additional Information about Chez Boet-French Home Cooking

Address: 755 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 (Formerly Bamboo Cafe)
Phone Number: 239-643-6177
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples>  > Old Naples
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 60
Cuisine: French

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