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Chez Francois Restaurant

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555 Main St, Vermilion, OH 44089-4001 (Ferry St.)
440-967-0630
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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 165
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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great food and atmosphere

Went to this restaurant with a friend who had been there before. The food was superb, the service impeccable and the view was beautiful. Sat outside right on the water. There are docks for several boats to anchor and enjoy the restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
mickeyd29642
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Easley, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Easley, South Carolina
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went to this restaurant with a friend who had been there before. The food was superb, the service impeccable and the view was beautiful. Sat outside right on the water. There are docks for several boats to anchor and enjoy the restaurant.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We three friends decided to celebrate our accumulated 210+ years by enjoying dinner at Chez François. The food left us grinning and gasping. We started with Tapenade Provancal - one serving easily enough to share among three. The tomato spread had a pleasing texture and lovely flavor. The whipped herbed butter on the warm baguette tasted almost as creamy as... More 

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Sandusky, Ohio
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a perfect place for a special dinner. The wait staff are knowledgeable and the food excellent

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Ohio
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went here are part of our 25th anniversary celebration and felt honored. We dined indoors which had great ambiance for our evening, but next time think we would love to be outdoors by the water. Our servers had excellent recommendations and we took the advise of friends and has the seasonal specials. The Ohio fresh picked corn soup was amazing.... More 

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Lorain, Ohio
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is worth a drive from Cleveland, Toledo or Detroit! It is on a riverbank in Vermilion Ohio, with a great view of the pleasure boats going by. But the food is exquisite, and the wine selection is amazing. The prices aren't cheap, but well worth it.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

This is my husband and I's favorite restaurant. Paris is our favorite city and this restaurant reminds us of our frequent travels to Europe. We wanted to share our passion for the excellent food with several of our family members. The food was above and beyond fantastic! We had so many people with a wide variety of tasted and this... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Having lived for a long time in the San Francisco Bay Area, I am used to menus that serve light, fresh, locally grown, organic, healthy food. (I was a regular at Chez Panisse upstairs). So I approached Chez Francois with a bit of skepticism. But it turned out an excellent place to have a pleasant, tasty (and not overly heavy... More 

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Northeast Ohio
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We enjoyed the Chef's Dinner, quite honestly one of the best meals I have experienced ~ five courses of pure heaven! This award-winning restaurant has impeccable service, incredible food, and an impressive wine list. Matt Mars (proprietor) visited every table to welcome guests, and worked along side his staff to ensure every detail was perfect. We don't often treat ourselves... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The service was so friendly from the moment we walked in the door to the time we left. I have never had hollandaise sauce taste so light and good egg cooked to perfection. The Eggs Benedict were by far the best I every had! Can't wait to go back

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Vermilion, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We ate at Chez yesterday, June 3, 2015. Needless to say, it is not just a wonderful dinner, it is an experience. The food is unmatched in this area. I ordered their mushroom & dick confit soup, which was so delectable. I elected to skip the salad, as there was just to much for me to eat. For my entree... More 

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Additional Information about Chez Francois Restaurant

Address: 555 Main St, Vermilion, OH 44089-4001
Phone Number: 440-967-0630
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Vermilion
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 555 Main St, Vermilion, OH 44089-4001
    (Ferry St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Vermilion
  • Phone Number: 440-967-0630

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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