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HORS D’OEUVRES‏
Ratatouille
$5.95
Baked French Onion Soup
$7.50
Pâte
$9.95
Macaroni and Cheese
$9.95
Endive Salad
Belgian endive with fuji apples, green grapes, blue cheese, walnuts, and vinaigrette
$12.95
White Anchovies
Fresh marinated‏ white anchovies filets with slivers of fresh apple, spanish red onion, lemon and cream
$12.95
Calamari
Deep fried calamari with cocktail sauce
$13.95
Moules Marinières
Mussels cooked in white wine, butter, parsley, and shallots
$14.95
Pommes frites $+2
Moules Maison
Mussels cooked with leeks, butter, cream, white wine, and a hint of chili
$14.95
Pommes frites $+2
Escargots De Bourgogne
1/2 dozen escargots imported from bourgogne, france, baked in the shell with fresh garlic butter
$15.95
SOUPE DU JOUR ET SALADE
All soups are vegan, except clam chowder, and potato leek. All soups and dressings are made on premise. No split meals on this item served with a choice of: organic greens with vinaigrette, caesar salad, or iceberg wedge with bleu cheese dressing
Minestrone
$9.95
Lentil
$9.95
Split Yellow Pea
$9.95
Navy Bean
$9.95
Vegetable
$9.95
Clam Chowder
$12.95
Potato Leek
$9.95
Split Green Pea
$9.95
CUISINE “GRAND-MÈRE”‏
Served with a choice of: organic greens with vinaigrette, iceberg wedge with bleu cheese dressing, mini caesar salad, or soupe du jour
Beef Tongue Ecarlate
$15.95
Coq Au Vin
Chicken simmered in red wine, with bacon and baby onion
$14.95
Braised Lamb Shank
With wine‏ and tomatoes
$18.95
Grilled Pork Sausage
With green french lentil casserole
$13.95
Blue Crab Cakes
With sauteed spinach, fennel salad with citrus vinaigrette, and a touch of tartare sauce
$16.95
LES SALADES
Comes with soupe du jour
Chef's Quiche of the Day
Served with organic greens
$12.95
Beet
Red and gold beets, with herbed goat cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, and pine nuts
$13.95
Chicken Sesame
Grilled fresh boneless breast of chicken on a bed of baby greens, with sweet bell peppers and tomatoes, tossed in a creamy sesame seed dressing
$13.95
French Green Lentil
Green french lentils with arugula, port-salut, spanish red onion, and garlic vinaigrette
$15.95
Nicoise
French style nicoise with organic greens, bell peppers, green beans, potatoes, black olives, anchovies, egg, tomatoes, and flaked tuna
$15.95
Californian Niçoise
As above with grilled fresh tuna steak
$18.95
Shrimp
Grilled shrimp with arugula, pecans, and cranberries
$18.95
Salmon
Chilled poached salmon, with snow peas, romaine, watercress, and cucumber dressing
$18.95
LES SANDWICHES‏
Served with a choice of soupe du jour or salade
Sandwich of the Day
Served with a bowl of soupe du jour and house salad
$12.95
Soupe du jour
Salade
Tuna Salad
On wheat bread with organic greens
$12.95
Soupe du jour
Salade
Grilled Vegetable
With garlic mayonnaise and arugula served on a baguette
$12.95
Soupe du jour
Salade
Chicken Sandwich
Grilled breast on dill and potato bread with emmenthal cheese, basil mayonnaise, and pomme frites
$12.95
Soupe du jour
Salade
French Dip
Roast beef sliced thin on french baguette with au jus and pommes frites
$12.95
Soupe du jour
Salade
Croque Monsieur
Parisienne style ham and cheese sandwich with imported emmenthal cheese and black forest ham, glazed under the grill. Served with pommes frites
$14.95
Soupe du jour
Salade
Croque Madame
Parisienne style ham and cheese sandwich with imported emmenthal cheese, fried egg, and black forest ham, glazed under the grill. Served with pommes frites
$15.95
Soupe du jour
Salade
“Taix” Burger
1/2 lb. Ground beef, with brandy and black pepper aioli, served on a brioche bun cheese
$13.95
Soupe du jour
Salade
PLATS PRINCIPAUX
Served with a choice of: organic greens with vinaigrette, iceberg wedge with bleu cheese dressing, mini caesar salad, or soupe du jour
Penne
With tomatoes,‏ basil, garlic, and extra virgin olive oil
$12.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
Filet of Sole
Served with potato of the day and vegetables
$13.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
Smoked Atlantic Salmon Linguini
With spinach, cream and cheese
$12.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
Tagliatelle Primavera
Julienne of market vegetables, garlic, shallots and herbs with a vegetable broth
$13.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
Spaghetti Bolognese
Ground beef, tomatoes, garlic, and vegetable brunoise
$14.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
Portobello Risotto
With baby spinach, cream, and parmesan cheese
$14.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
“Taix” Roast Chicken
With au jus and pommes frites
$14.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
Chicken Breast a La Diable
Grilled, with grainy mustard, capers, and onion butter
$14.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
Trout “Almondine”
$18.95
Vinaigrette
Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese
Mini caesar salad
Soupe du jour
SIDES‏
Tureen of Soupe Du Jour
$7.95 per person
Tureen of Clam Chowder (Fridays)
$9.95 per person
Vegetable of Day
$3.00
Haricot Verts
$4.00
Sauteed Spinach
$4.00
Pommes Frites
Side $4.50
Baske $7.50
Potato of Day
$3.00
Rice Pilaf
$3.00
Small Salad
$4.00
Large Salad
$7.95
About
Taix French Restaurant has been a Los Angeles Downtown area landmark since 1927, and has long been known for its generous portions at moderate prices.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
CUISINES
French, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed December 28, 2019

I've enjoyed French cuisine, both "haute" and "country" since my first trip to Paris when I was 12 in the 1960s, and I have to rank this among the best. We were taken by friends whose favorite restaurant this is - one immediately notices the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Wendell, I'm so glad your friends introduced us to you. It's wonderful you enjoyed our French country cuisine. I look forward to welcoming you back soon and often! Merci, Mike T., Owner

Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

Stoped by to have a meal in the quite confines of Taix. This is where you can hear a conversation with those at the table with you. Unsure as to how long this restaurant will remain open. We come once or twice a year, usually...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2019

I'm so glad you enjoyed everything from the pinot noir to the steak! Thank you for sharing your dining experience. We are here to stay, so we look forward to continuing to see you! Merci, Mike T., Owner

Reviewed November 28, 2019

The restaurant moved to this location in 1962 from it's Little Tokyo location at 321 Commercial Street. I didn't realize how popular this restaurant could be and luckily I made reservations for dinner the night before Thanksgiving. They offer valet parking for $3.50 and once...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2019

Thank you for letting our future guests know a little more about our history. I'm glad you enjoyed the lamb and chicken. Hoping to see you again soon for another meal! Merci, Mike T., Owner

Reviewed November 11, 2019

In a city marked by mediocre food and poor service Taix is a gem! In business for over 90 years, sadly the property has been sold and the restaurant will be closing in the near future. I love to eat in the bar with its...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2019

Thank you for calling us a gem! I'm glad you enjoy joining us at the bar. Also, I have some good news for you: We are here to stay, so we look forward to continuing to see you! Merci, Mike T., Owner

Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

Spent major holidays and family get togethers in this charming restaurant. When I first started to come here I was in my mid-twenties , and 40 years later it is closing.Lots Angeles will never be the same without it, to me it will be always...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2019

William, thank you so much for your patronage. I have good news for you: We are here to stay! Looking forward to continuing to see you soon for all your favorite dishes. Merci, Mike T., Owner

Reviewed July 30, 2019

Party of 50, we had 3 pre-selected entrees plus mac and cheese for kids. Food was very good, service was excellent. Simple salads, nicely prepared and not over dressed. Chicken was delicious. Valet parking was convenient and very reasonably priced. A very good value. Excellent...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2019

I'm thrilled your party enjoyed the food and service here, Mark -- thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Hoping to welcome you back for another meal soon. Merci, Mike T., Owner

Reviewed July 22, 2019

This place is a LA classic! You can't go wrong with anything you eat here. The service and wine were top-notch and came for restaurant week which was a steal!

Date of visit: July 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2019

Thank you for calling us an LA classic! I'm glad you enjoyed joining us for restaurant week. I hope to welcome you back soon! Merci, Mike T., Owner

Reviewed July 9, 2019

This 90 years old restaurant is our favorite whenever we come to L.A ( Every other year, to visit our son and family). Even though it is very elegant, in an old-fashioned, European way, kids are welcome (and ours behaved accordingly) and besides to well-dressed...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

I'm honored Taix is a favorite of your family's! It's wonderful you enjoyed the steak. As for the kids, I'm sorry to hear they weren't fans of the pasta. Looking forward to the next opportunity we get to show you an even better dining experience....More

Reviewed June 29, 2019

So, I love French food and I love an experience. I really love Vichyssoise and seek it out everywhere I go. Saw that Taix features a warm potato and leek soup on Saturdays. It is Saturday and here I am, having just consumed an entire...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

I'm thrilled you enjoyed your vichyssoise so much! It's fantastic you liked the mussels and chardonnay as well. Looking forward to the next time you're back in LA! Merci, Mike T., Owner

Reviewed June 25, 2019

I'm a French teacher who brought his students to have a classic French lunch after visiting the Getty. This place has all of the quintessential French dishes one would expect and the hospitality was greatly appreciated. My intermediate level French students were able to order...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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MikeT4329, Owner at Taix French Country Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2019

It's wonderful to hear that you and your French students enjoyed your meal with us. Thank you for sharing your experience. I hope this will be a tradition with your classes for years to come! Merci, Mike T., Owner

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