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Bistro La Bon

1322 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5010
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Ranked #57 of 1,956 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Scandinavian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Pecan Ave
Transit: Bus Number 9, 17, 39
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Greenville, South Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Boyfriend and I visited for brunch on a Sunday- we are always looking for places that stay open for breakfast late as we are lazy on weekend mornings. We didn't realize it would be about $20 per person for the brunch but I'm glad we tried it. Huge buffet area with everything from steamed veggies and rosemary potatoes to cheesy... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Attentive service with great food and wine suggestions. Menu changes periodically. Located in failing strip mall but don't be deterred by this.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My other half and myself came here for brunch and it was AMAZING!! It's buffet style which is great, but the CHOCOLATE waffles, French toast, and eggs & bacon are made to order!!! I cannot wait to come back to eat there again!! On a scale 1 - 10, they for sure get an 11!!

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Rowayton, Connecticut
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We sampled 3 small plates and one entree at this amazing restaurant and all were fabulous. Brie brûlée, crunchy avocado & asparagus, lavender chicken and Swedish meatballs were all superb - All were more than ample portions and beautifully prepared an presented. We'd recommend this place to anyone - service, ambiance and most of all, the food were all awesome!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I went here for restaurant week and i can't wait to come back! This isn't the dinner spot for anyone looking to leave full, this is more of a food experience than anything. I had the mussels with saffron creme and leeks, very nice. The meat is cooked perfectly and not overly salted, and my fiance had the salmon which... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited for Charlotte Restaurant week. We frequented other restaurants in the area but never went here for whatever reason. I'll break things down as best I can. Food: I opted for the farm lettuce salad (1st course), the trio tapenade (2nd course), the saffron risotto (3rd course), and the flourless chocolate cake (4th course). The salad... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We liked EVERYTHING about this place. Trendy yes, Crowded, yes, but awesome incredible food from the appetizers to the dessert. We happened in (unplanned) during restaurant week and the menu surely did not disappoint. GRETA selections and AWESOME value. Nice but not extensive wine list, it suits the place. The restaurant is a little gem, on the end unit of... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We actually chose La Bon as a last minute substitute and were we thrilled. The pre-dinner drinks were great, the atmosphere and overall ambience were the best we've seen in Charlotte (just moved from South Florida) and the food quality and presentation were also 2nd to none. I would highly recommend dinner at La Bon on the weekend, around 8... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have always been pleasantly surprised when I eat at Bistro La Bon. The pasta meals are my favorite and the coffee is very good. They have a good wine selection and the staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Reasonably priced. I highly recommend it.

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East Ridge, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My husband & I drove to Charlotte to celebrate our Anniversary. I looked up rated restaurants & found Bistro La Bon, The reviews were great & when we arrived they didn't disappoint! The very friendly lady who took our reservations had jotted down that it was our Anniversary & the hosted took time to congratulate us when we got there.... More

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