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“Wonderful birthday dinner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Andre's Bouchee Restaurant & Wine Bar

Andre's Bouchee Restaurant & Wine Bar
Mission Street, (SW Between Ocean & 7th), Carmel, CA 93921
831-626-7880
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Ranked #7 of 150 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French, International, European
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ocean Ave. and 7th
Description: Proprietors Andre Lemaire and Elizabeth Ketler want to share a Carmel favorite that lures locals and visitors with its chic style and neighborhood charm. Chef Andre Lemaire prepares authentic French Bistro Cuisine.The wine bar opens at 4:00 pm daily. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. nightly. Reservations are recommended at the restaurant, telephone 831-626-7880. We are open for lunch from 11:30 until 2:30 Wednesday through Sunday.
Oakland, California
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53 restaurant reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Wonderful birthday dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We celebrated my wife's birthday here this week. We both thoroughly enjoyed the dinner. Although it is a bit on the expensive side, the service and the ambiance make it quite special. We had the special mushroom starter with artichoke heart and mushroom soup for starters - both to die for. Main courses included a sea bass and scallops in saffron dinners. Both were yummy. Service wonderful, wine was wonderful.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore, Singapore
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134 reviews 134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
“Decent American French food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Was visiting Carmel and had made reservations thru open table for this restaurant. Service was efficient and we were shown our table. Though there was only 3 service staff working that night we were promptly served. The cold tomato soup which my wife had was yummy but the mushroom soup I had was just so-so compared to Joel Palmer house in Oregon for those who have been there would testify to this. The main course I had was duck breast and my wife had the risotto ( nothing compared to Joel Palmer risotto). Would I return to this restaurant again, only if budget was a concern.

Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Perfect for a quiet dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We visited on a Sunday evening and were surprised so few tables were taken. Had read comments about the sommelier's manner and can see how that could upset, but his knowledge is extensive and we were delighted with the (similar priced) wine he recommended as an alternative to our original thought - Emeritus Pinot noir. Veal and scallops were sensational and can also recommend the duck with fig sauce.

Visited October 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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124 restaurant reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“A truly good French meal!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We were surprisingly only 3 tables with customers for lunch. The vegetarian pasta and the rib-eye were both absolutely delicious and they have really good bread. Waiting staff was friendly. It felt like a real French bistro. Very reasonable for what you get.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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West Vancouver
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102 reviews 102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
“Elegant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Elegant restaurant with attentive and knowledgeable service. Reservation handled well, reception warm and efficient. Wine list is extensive but expensive. The food was delicious, well prepared and tastefully presented. We have been to Andres' on an earlier visit and will return. Highly recommended.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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