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Chez Boet-French Home Cooking

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Old Naples
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755 12th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-7321 (Formerly Bamboo Cafe) (8th Street South)
+1 239-643-6177
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing! The owners are physically at the restaurant meeting you, welcoming you, checking on you throughout your meal. The staff are very well trained and friendly. The food took us back to France it was so good. I had the French onion soup and the shrimp pasta and both were outstanding. For desert we had the Neapolitan with chantilly cream.... More 

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This French bistro is quaint, informal, family run and off the beaten path of the 5th Avenue rush in Naples. Chez Boet has a great atmosphere inside and out with al Fresco porch dining overlooking the street. The chef presents very classic French country food…pate’s, cheeses, slow cooked classics, seafood, boeuf bourguignon and more. The best part might be the... More 

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Thank Mike K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reservation. Pricevfixed. Outstanding menu. Beef wellington, rack of lamb, lobster tail. Outstanding salad, good lobster busque. Good sized portions, but enough room for desert. Paced pear, creme angllaise with fresh berries. Forgot entertainment. Great restarant. Just expensive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We've visited the last couple of years, and this time was better than ever. We've always loved the lamb tagine, the outdoor seating and the low key friendly service. In the past, perhaps too low key. But this time our waiter was attentive and helpful and both owners came by to chat and admire our Havanese, Chantilly. My wife started... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

From a very accommodating experience when booking our reservation, through dessert, we were impressed by the food and service. Between our party of six, there were a variety of salads, appetizers and entrees, all of which were praised while being consumed. Nice dining room overseen by Lisa and an attractive bar manned by Phillippe, who accommodated one or our party's... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Great Restaurant! Lisa and Phillippe are wonderful and work hard to ensure you have a grand time. This is a great place to stop by for a glass of wine and an appetizer or sit down for a full meal. You will not be disappointed

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I have been to this area several times and never knew this place was there. What a mistake I made by not looking around. This little gem was a delight. We went to Chez Boet for our anniversary. It could not have been a better experience. Philippe sat us in le "table romantique" and wished us a happy anniversary. As... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner because the menu looked interesting and we had spoken to the owner earlier in the day. He's from France, around the Basque area. We were a party of 3 & arrived on time for our reservation. We were one of the first tables of the evening. We decided to have a couple of horderves each... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Great meal, great neighborhood, will be back. Food and service excellent. Moules, lamb stew, pork stew

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Chez Boet is a family-owned French bistro located in the heart of Old Naples in historic Crayton Cove. As a year-round resident of Naples, i seek out the best locally owned restaurants to patronize, and for 10+ years, Chez Boet never fails to deliver exceptional food in a warm & inviting setting. Chef-owner Lisa Boet & her husband Philippe are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $65
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 755 12th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-7321 (Formerly Bamboo Cafe)
    (8th Street South)
  • Public Transportation: We are located in the historic village of Crayton Cove, steps from the City Dock in downtown Naples, Florida.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples>  > Old Naples
  • Neighborhood: Old Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 239-643-6177
Description
Established in 2003, Chez Boet is a chic neighborhood bistro serving country French cuisine and owned and operated by Lisa & Philippe Boet. The menu reflects the Boets' experiences in France spending long weekends in the French countryside with family and friends, cooking traditional, home-style dishes with what came from the family farm and garden.Under the direction of Lisa Boet, Chez Boet's culinary team prepares dishes including Pate Maison, French Onion Soup, Bouillabaisse, Roasted Orange Duck, Boeuf Bourguignon, along with fresh local seafood and authentic Moroccan tagines, served with locally grown, seasonal produce.Cheese and Chocolate Fondue is also on the menu. Chez Boet has a full bar with cocktails prepared by Philippe Boet, varied wine list, and covered terrace for outdoor dining. Private parking in rear. Healthy children's menu and pet-friendly terrace. Proud founder of Naples Originals, the finest independent restaurants. Chez Boet has been named the City of Naples first certified green restaurant.

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