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Chez Boet-French Home Cooking

#102 of 734 Restaurants in 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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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank emrld
Naples, Florida
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11 reviews
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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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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We were pleased to retun to one of our favorite special occasion restaurants in Naples. Everything was exactly asit should be, from the tasty, bistro style meny, to the comfortable and classy atmosphere, to the superb, friendly and attentive service. The experience was satisfying and memorable. Wewill be back again at the earliest opportunity.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Because we typically dine early, the restaurant was empty upon our arrival. This is usually concerning to us but we persevered. By the time we were served our entree the place began to fill up and we were relieved. Host/owner Phillippe met us at the door and we were seated immediately. Our server, Steve was congenial and informative regarding the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We have lived in Naples full time for over a decade now and this place used to be called Bamboo Cafe, but they changed their name to reflect the French cuisine more accurately. It has a Moroccan influence, so the food is interesting. Also, it is a foodie's delight. Delicious food, well made. Decent service, not the most professional, but... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

In Crayton Cove, 12 Ave So. There is ample parking front and back; a very comfortable resturant. Reservations out of season not necessary but better to do so they can plan accordingly. Service fine but again can't opine as not in-season. Most salads are similar based with different ingredients on top ... ie: goat cheese or chick beans or fried... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Chez Boët was simply spectacular. We normally do not seek out French restaurants, but my cousin raved about this place, and gave me a gift certificate for my birthday. Food and service were over the top. We were greeted by Philippe, the owner. We had our choice of any table; it is off-season in Naples, so not crowded. Having looked... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

More patrons need to find and frequent this fine family establishment. You won't find more admirable hands on passionate ownership anywhere. Philippe met us at the door, escorted us to our table, and after dinner approached us and spent time for a chit chat before we departed. It was our first time. We had seen top ten reviews in all... 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, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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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