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“A gem in Madeira Beach” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gulf Bistro

Gulf Bistro
Ranked #11 of 79 Restaurants in Madeira Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: French, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
holidaydory
Level Contributor
41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“A gem in Madeira Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

The food is fabulous and the atmosphere very relaxed and quaint. Visited the restaurant with a large group and everyone enjoyed their meal, not one complaint. We all had different dishes from fish to liver and all tasty. A few comments that the meal was the best they had ever had. We liked it so much that we returned the following night to introduce the restaurant to another friend. Service attentive and friendly, top notch chef and great wine list...what more could you want? Worth trying if you are in the Madeira Beach area.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Level Contributor
55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“No stuffy French food here!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

I always enjoy dining with Marie at Gulf Bistro. First introduced by friends, we've come back often. They always accommodate my vegetarian requests (loved the mushroom crepe on a recent visit) & my husband loves the French onion soup, duck & seafood entrees. Save room for dessert crepes! It's relaxed, quaint & clean; chef-owned with wife Marie running front of the house. Almost hate to spread the word on this local gem!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Julie B
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Madeira Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“It is the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

Consistently the best. Every time we try to go to the other places, we got disappointing experience.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Z D
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Heaven in Madeira!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

If you are a foodie, stop in here. This place is as authentic and delicious as can be!! We came here for dinner on Saturday and it was perfect for a romantic couple, a family place, and perfect atmosphere! The food melts in your mouth, oh how I wish I was still eating that chocolate crepe!! I would eat here every night and twice on a day that I need a pick me up! The wine choices are wonderful and this hole in the wall place is an authentic French experience. I hope to be back many times, on hot summer nights and cold winter ones as well. Merci beaucoup!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bola2218
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent French cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Best all-around French restaurant in the are. Great people, food & atmosphere! Not much more to say without getting redundant about how good.this restaurant is.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank tntbone
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