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“Wonderful birthday dinner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Andre's Bouchee

Andre's Bouchee
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Ranked #25 of 153 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $28 - $49
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Ocean Ave. and 7th
Description: Proprietor Elizabeth Ketler want to share a Carmel favorite that lures locals and visitors with its chic style and neighborhood charm. Chef Benoit Petel prepares Modern French Bistro Cuisine.The wine bar opens at 5:30 pm daily. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. nightly. Reservations are recommended at the restaurant. We are open for lunch from 12:00 until 2:30 Friday - Sunday
Oakland, California
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Wonderful birthday dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We celebrated my wife's birthday here this week. We both thoroughly enjoyed the dinner. Although it is a bit on the expensive side, the service and the ambiance make it quite special. We had the special mushroom starter with artichoke heart and mushroom soup for starters - both to die for. Main courses included a sea bass and scallops in saffron dinners. Both were yummy. Service wonderful, wine was wonderful.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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240 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Decent American French food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Was visiting Carmel and had made reservations thru open table for this restaurant. Service was efficient and we were shown our table. Though there was only 3 service staff working that night we were promptly served. The cold tomato soup which my wife had was yummy but the mushroom soup I had was just so-so compared to Joel Palmer house in Oregon for those who have been there would testify to this. The main course I had was duck breast and my wife had the risotto ( nothing compared to Joel Palmer risotto). Would I return to this restaurant again, only if budget was a concern.

Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Perfect for a quiet dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We visited on a Sunday evening and were surprised so few tables were taken. Had read comments about the sommelier's manner and can see how that could upset, but his knowledge is extensive and we were delighted with the (similar priced) wine he recommended as an alternative to our original thought - Emeritus Pinot noir. Veal and scallops were sensational and can also recommend the duck with fig sauce.

Visited October 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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245 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“A truly good French meal!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We were surprisingly only 3 tables with customers for lunch. The vegetarian pasta and the rib-eye were both absolutely delicious and they have really good bread. Waiting staff was friendly. It felt like a real French bistro. Very reasonable for what you get.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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West Vancouver
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Elegant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Elegant restaurant with attentive and knowledgeable service. Reservation handled well, reception warm and efficient. Wine list is extensive but expensive. The food was delicious, well prepared and tastefully presented. We have been to Andres' on an earlier visit and will return. Highly recommended.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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