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Chateau du Lac Bistro

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PRICE RANGE
$30 - $50
CUISINES
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner

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Menu

LE ENTREES‏
$9
soup du jour ou la gratinee a l’oignon
Classically French onion soup
$15
plateau de fromages
artisinal cheeses, crouton, condiments
$15
assiette de charcuterie
homemade pates, rilettes, sausage, condiments
$12
les escargots bourguignons
butter, garlic,‏ fresh herbs
$19
petit pain de foie gras
toasted brioche, rhubarb jam, pear sorbet
$10
tarte a l’oignon
caramelized onion, prosciutto, herbed farmer’s cheese
$15
saumon fume ecossais
creme fraiche, capers, red onions, house made crostini
ACCOMPAGNEMENTS
$6
pomme frites
$6
sweet fries
$6
gratin dauphinois
$6
wilted spinach & mushrooms
$6
vegetable du jour
LES PLATS‏
$34
le steak frites
filet mignon, pommes frites sauce au poivre or bearnaise
$25
demi canard roti
roasted half duck, maple-pecan glaze, pomegranate gastrique
$19
crevettes du gofle au basilic
baked shrimp, tomato, basil cream
$market
poisson du jour
daily fresh fish, sauce du jour
$22
duck confit sarladine
sauteed potatoes, duckfat, truffled oil
$29
filet d’agneau
pan seared lamb loin with choron sauce
$20
saumon grille au beurre de menthe
grilled salmon steak, mint beurre blanc
LES SALADS
$12
salade de boeuf au tandoori au roquefort
mixed salad, tandoori beef, blue cheese sauce
$10
salade brie & brioche
Walnuts, sun dried tomatoes, warm Brie on brioche
$12
salade de crevettes et avocat sauce aurore
pan-seared jumbo gulf shrimp, avocado, roasted red pepper aioli
$11
salade d’endive
walnuts, grapes, brown sugar-dijon vinaigrette, gorgonzola
$10
salade de chevre chaud
raspberry, candied pecans, warm goat cheese on crostini, bacon balsamic vinaigrette
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

This authentic French restaurant used to be a neighborhood gem. Unfortunately, the owners decided to close the restaurant shortly after New Years 2017!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Uwe B
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Very nice French bistro restaurant. The location is within a residential area which made it quaint, comfortable and relaxing. The food was remarkable and the service was quality. Nice place for a date night or to experience an elegant night out for a special occasion.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank 108glennc
Reviewed December 31, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner with top notch service. It would be perfect to celebrate a special occasion.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank EileenMM1254
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Chateau du Lac is a hidden gem in Old Metairie. One of my favorite restaurants in New Orleans & I'm local. Incredible menu and staff.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank ValinNola
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We live a few blocks from this restaurant, but continue to pass it by as it has been many things over the years. Finally, we wanted a new restaurant experience close to home, and thought we'd give it a go. OMG! What we have been...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Lori P
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Chateau Du Lac Bistro is owned by a Frenchman, who is also the Chef. This is immediately obvious when you step through the door in this suburban New Orleans gem. The menu and ambience are typical of a small French restaurant anywhere in France. I...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank janna39
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We make reservations each year for July 14th, it's kind of like Cinco de Mayo - New Orleans style. The food is authentic French cooking and excellently balanced. The clientele, well it's New Orleans and we do like to dress up. Last time we were...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank Grendyl
Reviewed June 22, 2016

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Chateau Du Lac Bistro on Metairie Road last night. We were looking for a quaint, unusual place and this bistro was perfect. The rustic bistro in a strip shopping center on Metairie Road reminded us of our...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Glenn B
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Mother's Day outing for 6 turned well enough but I found the food not to be the commensurate with the prices. 3 Sea Scallops for about $30? Tasty but another couple scallops would have been nice. They offered a "Teres Major" on the menu without...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Carbonara46
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time or money. $16 for a side salad with 3 medium sized shrimp. Creme brûlée so burnt and warm it was inedible and more like the consistency of soup. Probably won't be back.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank MinuNola
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