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Le Petit Bistrot

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218 West Tampa Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-488-8484
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Reservations, Street Parking
Description: FRENCH CUISINE. BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNERMONDAY TO FRIDAY: 11:00AM TO...
FRENCH CUISINE. BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNERMONDAY TO FRIDAY: 11:00AM TO 3:00PM AND 5:30PM TO 9:00PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: 9:AM TO 3:00PM AND 5:30PM TO 9:00PM
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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great B'fast

This was our first time...AMAZING! French Toast was out of this world and the crepe was awesome! The owners were very personable and pleasant! We will definitely be back for dinner at some point!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was our first time...AMAZING! French Toast was out of this world and the crepe was awesome! The owners were very personable and pleasant! We will definitely be back for dinner at some point!

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Quaint little french bistro in the downtown mall area. The buckwheat crepes were very good and went well with a nice glass of brut on a hot day after the Saturday morning market. Attentive and friendly staff. Has indoor and outdoor seating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A little place of France in this heavenly place . The welcome is great, the food is excelente and especially the server is listening to the customer . Do not miss the lively and VIVE LA FRANCE !!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A small place in the old KMI Building with a French sounding menu. It just isn't real french food, and they miss all the touches necessary to be good (no powdered sugar on the Crepes). Some kind of multi-grain Crepes that taste like cardboard. Sad. It could be so good with just a little attention to detail and a flair... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We ate here on a trip with my class from Rollins. The food was good but the service was lacking. If you are not in a hurry it is worth going but go knowing the service was slow. The sandwiches were great. in our group we ordered the Key West and the French burger. They both were good and well... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Excellent French bistro. While spending last weekend in this town, Sunday morning, I wanted a nice glass of wine to quench the flames of a Florida blazing sun. Almost empty when we arrived we were quickly greeted and seated by a very friendly proprietor. The wine was promptly served (Sauvignon blanc) chilled, dry and crisp. It's a very cozy and... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went tonight for dinner had the salmon special and my husband had the pork medallions. Amazing! The chef and the manager Carine were so friendly and welcoming. This is a must when coming to Venice . We will be back soon.

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We had friends visiting- native French- and decided to sample several of the French restaurants in the area. We went to LePetit Bistrot for dinner. We sat upstairs which felt cozy and inviting and quieter than downstairs. We were all happy with our appetizers and entrees. It was a special meal and we highly recommend. Our French friends gave it... More 

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Sanford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My wife and I having lived and worked in France for 10 years found this restaurant to be authentic and a pleasure to eat at. To my American Friends it is not a burger joint so don't expect your plate to be overflowing with food. I have read some of the adverse comments, most of which are uncalled for. The... More 

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Manchester, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Just got back from our third dinner at Le Petit Bistrot. If anything this meal was the best- appetizers, main course, dessert, espresso- all excellent. Particular standouts- the creamed spinach with the scallops. Dressing with the Ceasar salad very nice- a mustard, horseradish tang. Crepes very tender. Our waiter was friendly and most accommodating. We'll be back on our next... More 

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Additional Information about Le Petit Bistrot

Address: 218 West Tampa Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: +1 941-488-8484
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 218 West Tampa Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-8484

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

FRENCH CUISINE. BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNERMONDAY TO FRIDAY: 11:00AM TO 3:00PM AND 5:30PM TO 9:00PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: 9:AM TO 3:00PM AND 5:30PM TO 9:00PM
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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