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HORS D'OEUVRES
Soupe du Jour
soup of the day
USD 7.5
Pâté Maison
housemade pâté selection, cornichons, niçoises olives
USD 8.5
Assiette de Fromages
four cheeses, fresh fruit (assortment subject to market availability)
USD 16
Assiette de Charcuterie
assortment of housemade pâtés, dry cured sausages, cornichons, niçoises olives
USD 16
Chèvre Chaud Sur Canapé
baked goat cheese on baguette, cracked black pepper, extra virgin olive oil
USD 9.5
Escargots de Bourgogne
sauteed snails, button mushrooms, persillade butter, white wine
6 for USD 9.5
9 for USD 11.5
12 for USD 13.5
SALADES
Salade Verte
mixed lettuces, fresh herbs, grape tomatoes, champagne vinaigrette
USD 6.5
Salade Lyonnaise
mixed lettuces, grape tomatoes, bell pepper, green onions, poached local farm egg, dijon vinaigrette
USD 7.5
Add Lardons USD 8.5
Salade de Crudités
shredded carrot and fennel salad, chickpeas in herb vinaigrette, marinated beets, mixed lettuces
USD 9.5
Salade du Marché
baby spinach, grapes, cherry tomato, roquefort, champagne vinaigrette
USD 9.5
ENTRÉES
VIANDES ET POISSONS
Truite Meunière
sauteed rainbow trout filet, beurre noisette, parsley and lemon juice
USD 15.5
Poisson Rôti à L'anis
roasted atlantic salmon, braised fennel, pernod fumet, crÈme fraiche
USD 17.5
Bifteck Haché
ground sirloin and ribeye steak, pomme purÉe, beurre maitre d'hotel, salade verte
USD 15.5
Steak Frites
grilled angus sirloin bibb steak, bearnaise sauce, pommes frites
USD 19.5
Confit de Canard
housemade confit duck legs, apricot ginger compote, red wine gastrique
USD 17.5
Saucisse aux Lentilles
housemade grilled pork and garlic sausage, le puy lentils
USD 17.5
CRÊPES ET SANDWICHES
Crêpes aux Epinards
two stuffed crêpes, stewed spinach, mushrooms, bechamel
USD 9
With Grilled Chicken USD 10.5
Crêpes aux Fruits de Mer
two stuffed crêpes, mixed seafood, spiced sherry and cream sauce
USD 10.5
Crêpes au Sarrazin
buckwheat flour crêpe, grilled ham, gruyere, bechamel
USD 9.5
Add Egg USD 10
Croque Monsieur
grilled ham and gruyere sandwich, bechamel, salade verte
USD 9
Croque Madame
grilled ham and gruyere sandwich, fried farm egg, salade verte
USD 9.5
Croque au Saumon Fumé
grilled smoked salmon sandwich, herbed neufchÂtel, dijon, dressed spinach
USD 9.5
Tartine Campagnarde
open-faced grilled sandwich, country bread, bacon, goat cheese, roasted tomato, salade verte
USD 9.5
About
A family owned and operated Casual French Bistro in downtown Austin since 1982
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
French, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

It was a little crowded with the doctor that it took a while for them to be ready to take our order. However the service was quick and professional bread and butter are excellent appetizers we had which included escargot and duck mousse were super....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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sybilr121, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2020

Sure appreciate sharing your good words, and very happy you had a good time ....thank you !

Reviewed October 18, 2019 via mobile

Le parfait! Had the trout and Brie: exemplaire! Beautiful country French bistro with lace curtains and cottage style tables!

Date of visit: October 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2019

Merci beaucoup !!!! Very happy you enjoyed .... thank you for sharing !!! Hope to see you again soon .

Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Cozy and small, just as a typical French place would be. The food was tasty and excellent. I had the gastronomie meal that had a soup, a trout and creme brûlée

Date of visit: October 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your positive feed back, and for taking the time to share it....so happy you had a good time !

Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

The food was good- I had the salmon sandwich for lunch. Chèvre chaud sur canapé for appetizer was perfect. Overall good experience.

Date of visit: October 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2019

Glad you enjoyed ! Thank you ...

Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

Very Nice atmosphere . Did remind me of France. Quaint, food simple, well prepared. All waiters are waiting on you and service was fast! I came because of the other reviews and that the owner answers all of them personally!!! Impressive. I had the trout....More

Date of visit: September 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2019

Merci beaucoup ! So glad you had a good time and that we were able to remind you of France a little bit ! And thank you for showing me that answering reviews does make a difference ! We hope to see you again soon...

Reviewed September 23, 2019

Excellent service and food. We had pate, salad, trout, creme brulee. Surroundings were quiet and classy. I really loved this restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2019

So happy to hear that ! Thank you so much for your sweet words and for taking the time to share them... means a lot to us ! Hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

Visited here recently as could not find anywhere decent on "dirty 6th St". You will find it just of a side street. My fish was vey nice and my Wife also enjoyed here food. Apart from the " snails" i am not quite sure what...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2019

Thank you for your feed back, glad you enjoyed your meals but very sorry we did not make you feel we were authentic.....a bientôt j'espère !

Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

This cute restaurant across from Hilton was a gem. The prix fixe menu a bargain at 34 - mousse, Trout and creme brûlée.

Date of visit: September 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2019

So glad you appreciated ! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your good words ... hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

The first thing I noticed is that you dont have one specific server but you interact with the entire staff. I have never experienced that but really enjoyed it. It appears as a family environment which is great. The food and wine were amazing. The...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Hello Carrie ! Glad you appreciated our way of working and yes we are like a family, having worked together for at least 20 years ! And so happy you enjoyed your meal ! Thank you for your sweet words and for taking the time...More

Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

This time-tested staple is not to be missed. I think I used to be under-whelmed by it’s modest and humble atmosphere. However, now that I spent time in France, I’ve come to learn it’s truly authentic. My husband has had the steak frites (tasty and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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sybil r, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2019

Makes our hearts sing to read your words ! Thank you for sharing it means a lot to us !! Merci beaucoup !

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leaannc
August 25, 2019|
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Response from sybil r | Property representative |
Hello ! Reservations are accepted for parties of 4 or more and not needed on a Wednesday night.... thank you for asking
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Freddie D
February 3, 2015|
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Response from sybil r | Property representative |
Yes, we do...make sure you tell your waiter about it and we'll help you with that.
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