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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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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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
  • 35
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Charming Meal

Dinner started with a very well made Kir Royale. My fois gras appetizer was worth its pricy cost: a thin slice served with a sweet grape sauce and a crisp side salad. An unusual presentation, but one that really worked. The salad cut the unctuous-ness of the liver and sauce, and I ate every bite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Little Silver, New Jersey
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This place is strange!!! What are they? Undefined. I've stopped in at least 3 times and still can't figure it out. Once I went in and they said sorry we are closed for a private event..ok I get that. 2nd time I went in b/c the advertised breakfast/coffee...walked in..empty... I asked may I have a cup of coffee to go?... More 

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amherst, ma
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Dinner started with a very well made Kir Royale. My fois gras appetizer was worth its pricy cost: a thin slice served with a sweet grape sauce and a crisp side salad. An unusual presentation, but one that really worked. The salad cut the unctuous-ness of the liver and sauce, and I ate every bite. my entree was a simple... More 

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Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Le Petit Bistro in downtown Venice is a treat to experience. They serve breakfast and lunch with attention to both the ingredients and the customers' tastes. The Dijon vinaigrette served with their small garden salads is divine. I ordered the buckwheat crepe filled with ratatouille. The medley of vegetables and mushrooms was delicious, but my buckwheat crepe became soggy, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

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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