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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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French bistro serving authentic French recipes for lunch and dinner in a quaint atmosphere. Open Wednesdays to Sundays. By reservation only.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
French
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 12, 2020

Although the bistro is quite small and reservations are necessary, the owner operated bistro is beyond fabulous. Parking is very limited because another great restaurant shares the small parking lot which is Thai spice.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2020

Bonjour Phyllis, Thank you very much for your review ! Merci beaucoup !! Andrea & Didier

Reviewed February 21, 2020

This little gem of a restaurant, tucked into the corner of a strip mall, is authentically French. We love to come here for lunch, and have enough food to last us the day. The owners are genuine experts in hospitality and made us feel so...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2020

Bonjour Lora, Thank you very much for your review ! We are happy that you enjoyed your lunch. Merci beaucoup !! Andrea & Didier

Reviewed February 19, 2020

This was our first time at Escargot, and we will be back! This truly felt like a little piece of France in the middle of Oakland Park. The greeting & staff were wonderfully French, and we all felt like we were transported for the time...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2020

Bonjour Paula, Thank you very much for your wonderful and very detailed review ! We are happy you enjoyed your lunch. Also, thank you for your recommendations ! Merci beaucoup !! Andrea & Didier

Reviewed February 11, 2020

I'm so glad we tried this place out. The owners were super friendly and it felt almost like being in France dining. Both of our meals were delicious and we also tried one of the homemade desserts (made by the owner) which was amazing. Looking...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2020

Bonjour Brian, Thank you very much for your review ! We are honored you almost felt like being in France. Looking forward to welcoming you back ! Merci beaucoup !! Andrea & Didier

Reviewed February 9, 2020

Wonderful surprise. Little Parisian cafe on Commercial. Lovely owner/waiter and his wife (the chef), serving authentic, delicious french food and delightful desserts.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2020

Bonjour Betty, Thank you very much for your review ! We are happy you enjoyed your meals. Merci beaucoup !! Andrea & Didier

Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Food was acceptable as average even above for Escargot dishes. However service was constantly rushing in fact bumping my chair 5 times. Server was sweating and had very bad breath as well. Owners need to consider the benefits of pacing by more help in peak...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2020

Bonjour Odyssey, Thank you for your feedback and sorry to hear for your disappointment about our food. Regarding the other issues, as being the owner / server, I don't remember bumping chairs and having very bad breath. But maybe, I am wrong and if so,...More

Reviewed February 4, 2020

One of best in Ft Lauderdale. A lovely fun couple cooks and serves in this tiny quaint place. Authentic French menu Inc. Escargot 5 ways, frog legs and other traditional dishes. Reservations required.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2020

Bonjour Janet, Thank you very much for your review and for your recommendation ! Merci beaucoup !! Andrea & Didier

Reviewed January 29, 2020

The meal was superb including the crepes Suzette. Very good wine.The service was excellent. Pleasant and friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2020

Bonjour Tata, Thank you very much for your review ! Merci beaucoup !! Andrea & Didier

Reviewed January 25, 2020

Atmosphere created by the owners is very friendly and warm. Cozy bistro, unlike all those big chain restaurants. Great personal service and varied menu. The escargots are a must and regardless of the choice, excellent. Only 4/5 rating because the sauces are too concentrated and...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2020

Bonjour ! Thank you very much for your review and for your feedback ! Sorry to hear the sauces and the onion soup base overwhelmed the meals. Regarding the crepes, we do prepare the crepe mix in advance every morning and we add the ingredients...More

Reviewed January 19, 2020

Happened here almost by accident and now kicking myself for all the meals I missed before tonight. Such a refreshingly different place compared to the typical SoFla options. The restaurant is in a non-descript mall but once inside the food, service and fun banter with...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Andrea-Didier, Owner at Escargot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2020

Bonjour travellittleworld, Thank you very much for your review ! Looking forward to welcoming you back. Merci beaucoup !! Andrea & Didier

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My experience was five stars. Great food, great place.
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