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French Gourmet

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23421 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1343
+1 248-541-1200
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible13%
Mar 1, 2017
“Support integrity — not here.”
Aug 30, 2016
“Overly-pretentious snobbery”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
23421 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1343
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

First time: with a business associate for lunch. What we had was unimpressive. Second time: on a Sunday morning with my neighbor, who was craving an omelette and wanting to see the place. Not a breakfast guy (and with that first experience), I agreed to...More

1  Thank Al B
Reviewed August 30, 2016

It's extremely expensive when you factor in how much the tab is along with the food quality. It's expensive and all, but it's all flash, zero substance. The menu, prices and attitude of the chef/owner are way over the top. He has a big ego...More

3  Thank Ivan S
Reviewed October 14, 2015

We went in for lunch. There were 3 other tables with 6, 2 and 3 people at each. The waiter seated us and brought us menus. 15 minutes later he brought us water. 10 minutes later he took our order...and said that it might take...More

3  Thank BLB36
Reviewed October 11, 2014

My wife and I are both French and were expecting French cuisine. Although the menu is in French and the dishes all come from France, the taste wasn't even close to what you can find in France. We started with a salad and you could...More

3  Thank Bruno_Lombard
Reviewed July 28, 2013

I have never eaten in an authentic French restaurant before, but my wife has. She is a dual US-French citizen and has never before been able to find supposedly French food that she considered satisfactory. I visited this restaurant for brunch and to pick up...More

1  Thank Scott48186
Reviewed February 28, 2013

I wanted this place to be so great, but it fell flat on it's face. I ordered some apps, they are okay and took forever, around 30 minutes and then my salmon was overcooked, dry and bland. Perhaps French food isn't for me? My friend...More

2  Thank NikaNumber1
Reviewed August 14, 2012

The hospitality was superb and so were the entrees we ordered. I was so glad they were offering authentic French food and somewhat outside the box by serving beef tongue and frog legs. The beef tongue was as good as was my Mother's! The Paella...More

1  Thank quedeville
Reviewed March 28, 2012

Many excellent menu choices for dinner. My wife enjoyed the roast duck and I the beef tonque; both were outstanding. The service was superb and especially friendly. We have spent a great many vacations in France and Paris, and love the French cuisine and dining...More

1  Thank gtklees
Reviewed March 12, 2012

What a fantastic place. The hospitality cannot be beat nor their food. For those that have traveled to France or are from there, this is the real deal. The owners do the cooking and the entertaining/hosting and have recently added a nice wine list that...More

1  Thank DBrown746
Reviewed May 15, 2010

An interesting anomaly in Ferndale. A restaurant that really does try to travel outside the Thank God It's Franchise cookie cutter. I've been to this restaurant several times over the last 15 years and haven't had a bad experience. Brunch (good omelettes and crepes, they...More

2  Thank Hengest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23421 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1343
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ferndale
  • Phone Number: +1 248-541-1200
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