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Cafe de France

526 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4322
+1 407-647-1869
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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526 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4322
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Love this hidden gem on Park Avenue. Authentic French restaurant with delicious food, wine, cheeses, filets, scallops, salads, desserts! Been many times and working our way through the menu. What amazing, delicious fun. The service is exceptional and so personable, kind and informative. They were...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 12 June 2017

For over thirty years the Cafe de France has been a steadfast fixture on South Park Ave. I do not think there is another restaurant on the Avenue that can say they've been there this long. The reason they endure is simple. They're excellent. Their...More

3  Thank FloridaJawdoc
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Two couples had reservations for Mother's Day. The cafe was about half full. Waitstaff did an excellent job making us feel welcome and special. Personal service plus a table visit by the owner. We enjoyed talking with her and learning about this family business. Scallops...More

2  Thank STEVE E
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I've known of Cafe de France for years, but the 90-minute drive has always deterred me from making it there. Recently my wife and I decided to make an evening out of walking around the Winter Park area, and topped our romantic day off at...More

3  Thank dbfoodie
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Escargot was good and pate was tasty. Elk rib chop was cooked rare (asked for med rare) and too rare to eat; disappointing. Beef bourgonoun was over cooked but sauce was very tasty. Apple tarte was delish, perfiterolles were ok. Wife thought bourgonoun was the...More

Thank SymnCwl
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Took our family of 5 out to celebrate our mother's 92nd birthday. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is beautiful and closed off from the busy Friday night crowds on Park Ave. We all ordered a different dish and everything was perfect. Between the Lamb,...More

3  Thank DollFan1
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Lovely lunch, food was excellent, nice wine to accompany it, service was impeccable, and prices reasonable. I'd return without hesitation.

2  Thank Rita M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a wonderful dinner before attending a concert at Rollins College. Dominique welcomed us. The bread is wonderful and the wine selection very good. Our server was very attentive and took care of us nicely. I had Dominique's terrine of the day which was...More

1  Thank Beverly T
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Cafe de France was highly recommended to us yesterday and I know why. First of all it's charming, just the type of small mom chain restaurant that I love. My dad said the French onion soup was the best he'd ever eaten in his life...More

1  Thank Jody J
dgutierrez5, Owner at Cafe de France, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are very happy that you and your father enjoyed your experience in our humble establishment.

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We had taken a two year break from Cafe de France after a bad Steak Tartar, but decided to give it another chance this evening. It was bittersweet....food was great but the service and ambiance were lacking. We started with the mussels and each had...More

Thank susan s
dgutierrez5, Owner at Cafe de France, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2016

Greetings Susan S. We are very sorry that you had a bad experience with our staff! Indeed we are going through the usual "before the Holidays" new hiring, and it takes a while to do proper training. We try our best to teach our young...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 407-647-1869
  • E-mail
Cafe de France opened its doors to Park Avenue in July 1982. Since then it has always been owned and operated by French natives, following the pattern of many little restaurants in Europe. Cafe de France takes pride in serving the freshest ingredients brought in daily. All dishes are freshly prepared on premises. Our specials change everyday, according to market availability. Full bar and wine cuvinet We hope you'll enjoy your dining experience in our quaint restaurant, and we look forward to your future visit. OPEN FOR LUNCH AND DINNER, TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY! Open for lunch. Bon appetit!
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