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Gulf Bistro

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15225 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-1814
+1 727-392-8627
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Treasure Island, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful evening spent in this French restaurant. Everything tasted so good that we can't wait to come back! The "pâté" was excellent and the bouillabaisse was succulent. We also recommend the chocolate mousse which is perfect. We highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Isa S
Conifer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviews, all but a couple, were great, so we decided to try it. We almost made a huge mistake - we thought about not going in because of the outside appearance. Once in the door, we almost left, but decided to take a chance. WOW - wonderful French food... and yes, we have been to France!

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Thank SpencerTConifer
St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here several times for special family occasions. Just wonderful. Everything is prepared to order, and is simply delectable. Really nice wine list.

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Thank Vin1162
The Villages, Florida
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited before with local friends. Our hotel was within walking distance (yes even at 90+ degrees at 6pm for about half a mile). The service and the food were worth it!!! I had Coq a Vin and my husband had the grouper special. Both were fabulous. Small place with excellent service and food. We will be back.

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Thank JMSDAG
St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Provencal tablecloths, French Country decor, paintings on the walls, soft background music, French wine, gourmet dinner, Eiffel Tower lights at night...

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Redington Shores, Florida
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

I've been a fan of Gulf Bistro/Cafe de France for a number of years, but last Sat night our food was exceptional! Escargots were absolutely the best I've ever had, anywhere! I am mad about Paris, go often, so this is a big compliment. The sauce was formidable! Same for the delicate but very flavorful Dijon sauce served w fois... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

My wife and I met another couple for dinner at the Gulf Bistro. The service was very friendly and fun, making you feel at home. We arrived at 5:45 and shortly thereafter the place filled up! The food was very good but not what I was expecting. The flavor of the Grouper was bland and a bit fishier than usual.... More 

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St Louis
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Though Gulf Bistro is located in a strip mall, don't let that deter a visit. It is very warm inside with Provencal linens and wonderful smells of delicious food. The staff is charming and French.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Excellent food. Charming atmosphere. The waitress, hostess Owner, Marie, makes you feel at home. Smiling charming and attentive. The wine selection is very good wtih mostly French varieties at a reasonable price. The deserts are wonderful also. We should have eaten here everyday on our vacation.

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Thank DriftwoodB
Largo, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

We went there for Valentines Day and were thoroughly impressed. The food was amazing and the service couldn't have been better. The Valentine's Day menu was a little pricey but we were SO impressed with the food and the presentation.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15225 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-1814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-392-8627

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?