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Chez Boet-French Home Cooking

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Old Naples
Organic, European, Bistro, Fondue, French
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755 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 (Formerly Bamboo Cafe) (8th Street South)
We are located in the historic village of Crayton Cove, steps from the City Dock in downtown Naples, Florida.
+1 239-643-6177
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Established in 2003, Chez Boet is a chic neighborhood bistro serving...
Established in 2003, Chez Boet 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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Service-Excellent Meal

Had a wonderful dinner here with my wife and daughter. The owners greeted us warmly and were very attentive. You really were left the feeling that you were having dinner at their house and not at a restaurant. The food was outstanding, my daughter had the duck, my wife the short ribs and I had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
lizziebill
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Hanford, Ca
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Hanford, Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Had a wonderful dinner here with my wife and daughter. The owners greeted us warmly and were very attentive. You really were left the feeling that you were having dinner at their house and not at a restaurant. The food was outstanding, my daughter had the duck, my wife the short ribs and I had the rack of lamb. All... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

With so many good restaurants to choose from in Naples sometimes we overlook the possibility that there could be one better. Last night our car club had a little get together at Chez Boet and what a surprise. My wife ordered the Beef Short Rib which absolutely feel apart in your mouth and packed with flavor. I had the Snapper... More 

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Potomac, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had an outstanding dinner the other night at Chez Boet. All food, from the escargots, pate platter, Jura salad, boeuf bourguignon, and cheese croquettes were fabulous. Whatever cheese was used in the salad was divine. Napoleon and blackberry chip ice cream topped it off. Both Liza and Philippe were fabulous hosts. This is our new "go to" place to... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Homestyle authentic French food at its best! Owners Liza and Philippe Boét prepare and present food that more than satisfies. Their Red Snapper en Papillote was delicious, the Beef Bourguignon is to die for and the Kobe Burger is amazing. The children's menu is wonderful as well and as diverse in offerings at that of the main menu. Our nine... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Chez Boet was a charming, intimate, French restaurant. The tables were both square or round, sported crisp white linens, and provided ample space for diners not to feel cramped. Designated parking was available behind the restaurant. Our wine, salads, mussels, escargot, main courses, and desserts were superb. There was seating outdoors, at the bar area, and in the small restaurant.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We loved our meal here enjoying the pâté which was very fresh served with cornichon and a small salad, the duck cassoulet was melt in your mouth and the seafood tangne was great. If we lived here we would be regulars and appreciate the elegance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A small to moderately sized French restaurant located in the Naples Dock area, run by a hands-on husband and wife team. Very simply the food was excellent. For starters we had a French onion soup that was not a typical salty broth but was tempered sweetly with marsala and port. The bread and melted cheese accented the soup rather than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We have been here many times and it is my favorite dining spot in Naples. The Boets have captured the ambience of a French bistro, which is what makes the place unique, especially in southwest Florida! Among my favorites are the bouillabaisse, the moules frites, and the canard roti. The house wines by the glass are excellent and reasonably priced.... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Classic French Restaurant serving typical French Dishes. Decor is, good, service was excelcent and we really enjoyed the food and wine. Waiter suggested a very nice wine at a reasonable price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The service and the food was excellent, a nice relaxed atmosphere and managed by people that actually spoke french (when prompted) Good wine selection and an interresting menu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 755 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 (Formerly Bamboo Cafe)
    (8th Street South)
  • Public Transportation: We are located in the historic village of Crayton Cove, steps from the City Dock in downtown Naples, Florida.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples>  > Old Naples
  • Neighborhood: Old Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 239-643-6177

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 65
  • Cuisine: Organic, European, Bistro, Fondue, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions

Description

Established in 2003, Chez Boet 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?