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Review of Le Bistrot

Le Bistrot
Ranked #26 of 1,878 Restaurants in Toulouse
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $45
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 3, 2012

Dined here in August 2012, had a lovely experience. We only know the basics of french language so were relieved when the waiter was able to translate the whole menu to us, he was happy to take the time to do so even though he was really busy. Friendly atmosphere and a good quality menu without being complicated. I recommend it!

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Thank Billyl123
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Reviewed July 25, 2012

We arrived in Toulouse after the long flight from Vancouver BC and on the day of the Summer Solstice celebration/music festival. To make a long story short, we were tired, frustrated, overwhelmed by the crowds and noise, etc. etc. Our hotel, near Alles Jean Jaures, recommended Le Bistrot to us.

When we arrived at Le Bistrot, Alexis greeted us at the door with a smile and a warm welcome. All of a sudden, our mood was brightening! Our first request was for a nice white wine. Alexis delivered a great soft yet crisp local wine that turned out to be modestly priced. He explained all of the menu options, sometimes checking with his sister, Gaelle, for specifics in English. Gaelle had been a chef in Washington DC before returning to Toulouse to partner with her brother.

We both had scallops. WOW! The taste was fantastic and the scallops just melted in our mouths. We didn't even have a chance to chew them. Done to perfection! As time permitted, Gaelle came out to greet us.

The atmosphere at Le Bistrot, the graciousness of Alexis and Gaelle, the quality of the food and wine were tremendous. Oh, we did return the next night with newly arrived friends to show off what we had found.

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3  Thank Bob B
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Reviewed June 16, 2012

This place is situated in a quiet square near Allees Jean Jaures. There is indoor & outdoor seating. The husband runs the service, the wife cooks. The food is very high quality & very well prepared. The daily specials are also sometimes slightly unusual in terms of combination of flavours but they are very good. I've been here twice in the last 2 weeks, my colleagues have been here 4 times in the last month. Last time I had the pan fried foie gras with salad & a fig sorbet to start. Then I had the duck breast grilled on skewers with grilled aubergine & sorbets for dessert. The waiter talks to all the customers & really cares that you have a good meal & a good evening. He & his wife speak some English & are very willing to help if you don't speak French well or at all. There seem to be a lot of regular customers which is a very good sign. They do a menu of 3 courses for 25 euro. We ate a la carte & with a bottle of good wine it came to about 38 euro a head. Not the cheapest but very good quality for the price.

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3  Thank Ghosttrain
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Reviewed July 25, 2011

Wonderful food and fantastic service. I can still taste the gazpacho beautifully fresh and the tuna was equally good.

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