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“Delightful fine dining”
Review of Le Chat Noir

Le Chat Noir
Ranked #10 of 768 Restaurants in Riverside
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Le Chat Noir is a true gem! This quaint bistro in downtown Riverside features impeccable service, delicious French food and always interesting specials. The chef is especially adept with seafood: shrimp prepared with Pernod was outstanding as was the halibut. The classics are always perfectly prepared - escargots, pate, filet, plus Napoleon for dessert!
Many fine dining restaurants can be intimidating with condescending wait staff or imposing menus, yet we always feel comfortable with Le Chat Noir’s warm and friendly atmosphere.

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

A gem in midst of Riverside! Stopped in for dinner, nice decor, nice artwork, tables have some space. Server was authentically French, very charming. Menu offered a very nice selection. Started with the Les Crevettes a la Moutarde - fantastic. Great flavors, the sauce was delicious. My main was the Magret de Canard -cooked perfectly, tender and flavorful. My colleague had the Filet of Sand Dab Meuniere very light and flaky and nicely done. All in all a great meal and I highly recommend this bistro.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

It has been years since we have been in Riverside and the dinner at Le Chat Noire topped off a great day. Food, wine and desert all exceeded expectations. Guests from Australia were very impressed.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The food and service is fantastic and friendly. We tried the Escargots and the pate maison for appetizers and ordered the Filet Mignon au poivre for our main course. The food was well presented and delicious. Would recommend for foodies or just a romantic evening out. Next time we'll have the rack of lamb.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Le Chat Noir is a delicious find in downtown Riverside. Although smallish in size, the tables are situated to allow a more private/intimate dining. Attention to detail and a wonderful meal is the experience with The chef visiting each table to assure expectations are met and surpassed.

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