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Le Petit Bistrot

218 West Tampa Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
941 4888484
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Ranked #51 of 210 Restaurants in Venice
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: FRENCH CUISINE. BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNERMONDAY TO FRIDAY: 11:00AM TO 2:30PM AND 5:30PM TO 9:00PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: 9:AM TO 2:30PM AND 5:30PM TO 9:00PM
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
venice, Fl
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This sweet little restaurant is such a find. It is run by a lovely French husband and wife team. It is a small place and that is good,because the chef does all the cooking to perfection. This is not fast food, it is excellent food! We stopped in for lunch,and their credit card machine was broken so they told everyone... More 

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Mississauga
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stopped in for dinner and everything was delicious. A small charming French restaurant right near the Venice Theatre so a great spot for a pre show dinner. The chef/manager is from France and he is so personable. He came out to say hello after we were seated and was constantly visiting tables to make sure everyone was enjoying their... More 

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Potsdam, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have been coming to Venice, Florida for two winters now and are always pleased by the quality of the restaurants in the area. Le Petit Bistrot is truly an outstanding gem among these and a real favorite of ours. Not only is the food excellent, but the service and attention to customer satisfaction is outstanding. This is a restaurant... More 

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Ancaster
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Four of us went for lunch at this quaint, small restaurant. Two of us had the Bordeaux wine which was very good and a decent size and price ($8). I had the buckwheat crepe...Mexican style....it was delicious! One friend had a panini which she enjoyed. My other two friends had the Naples Salad. They both enjoyed the house made dressing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We have been to many french restaurants in NY and traveling into Venice, we were shocked at how amazing the quality of the food was compared to the other restaurants we have been to. The owners/chef originate from France and the food accurately reflected that. We will definitely be going back!

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Venice, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I have eaten here several times over the past two years, and sad to say I will never dine there again. I am not sure what has happened but the quality of food has slipped and service too. Seems to be a lack of care and concern for its dinners. In the past we had a wonderful server that knew... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We have been coming here since Eric opened and the dinner we had last night was excellent. There have been some not so good visits but I think that with the new Chef and staff the Bistrot is getting back to what we have missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The lobster bisque was the best I've ever had! The chef is from Bordeaux France and really knows what he's doing in the kitchen. We will be back!

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

One of our all-time favorite restaurants. It really is "petite" with maybe 10 tables. It is one block off Venice Ave in the historic section of Venice. The owner/chef is from Paris and he knows what he is doing! Small menu, but after having been here several times, everything is superb. Best escargot ever, pork medallions to die for, duck... More 

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Venice, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I have been to the Bistrot many times over the years and always enjoyed great meals and service but as others have written the restaurant went through a bad spell this year providing food well below their normal high standard along with poor service. Having brought this to the attention of the owner he has since changed... More 

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Additional Information about Le Petit Bistrot

Address: 218 West Tampa Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: 941 4888484
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 2:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 2:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 2:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 2:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 2:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 2:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 2:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: French

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