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Chez Boet-French Home Cooking

755 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 (Formerly Bamboo Cafe) (Old Naples)
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Ranked #135 of 800 Restaurants in Naples
Price range: $30 - $60
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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English first
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What do you do if you are in Naples on Thanksgiving and your cousins have had to cancel the scheduled family meal ? Our answer was go to a restaurant we had visited before Chez Boet. I am not mad on some of the US " trimmings" particularly sweet potato but the turkey was moist and tasted great, the wine... More 

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Venice, Florida, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We met Lisa Boet early in the afternoon while looking at their menu outside the restaurant. She was so friendly and told us all about their history so we were excited to return for our 7pm reservation. We walked into that same friendly atmosphere and were served delicious meals. The cassoulet of duck was exquisite. Everything was great and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

The Boets have succeeded in replicated the typical French bistro, with great personal service and warmth, imaginative French home cooking, and an ambience that will have you thinking of Paris all evening! Tonight, we tried the escargot special appetizer, the onion soup, the canard roti, and the moules. Each dish was perfect, but I especially recommend the duck -- it... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a treat this place is! The owner is French, his wife is American and they lived in France for many many years. They brought the true French Bistro to Old Naples...the setting, the food, the wine and to top it off is their excellent service. We love to treat ourselves and our occasional guests to an evening at Chez... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

t'was the Night Before Thanksgiving... We had a friend coming from up North to spend Thanksgiving with us. I did not have the courage to prepare a dinner, since Thanksgiving was the day after. It was a cold evening in Naples, Florida, and we decided to have a fondue! It was so long since we had one! So, off to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I received a warm welcome from the owner (I assume), we sat outside and enjoyed the view. I asked for a recommendation for a red wine and received a bottle much better than I expected, they obviously know wine! The escargot was delicious, we actually order another one after eating the first. The lamb chop was delicious... More 

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Naples, Florida
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Hubby won a gift certificate to Chez Boet in a golf tournament. We waited for the perfect day to visit and were not disappointed. Last Saturday the weather in Naples was cooler, windy and magnificent. Not sure if they served lunch, we headed over to their location near the city dock at Crayton Cove. While they were not yet open... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It feels so good to have dinner in this place. This restaurant is just perfect when you are loking for a refined ambiance and friendly atmosphere. The owner and his wife as well as the servers make a nice family and do their best to make your evening perfect. You can enjoy a glass of wine on a comfy sofa... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We are full time Naples residents and love to enjoy a nice dinner out (often). We had the pleasure of dining at Chez Boet last night for the first time with friends, it will not be our last. The Food was excellent but what made it better was the Personal Touch by both owners. Wonderful atmosphere. The service was also... More 

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Sarasota, fl
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50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Being greeted by the owner upon arrival makes one fell "taken care of". The food was authentic, excellently prepared and presented. We'll return!!

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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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