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“Avoid this place if you want authentic French or Mediterranean food ”

Bon Appetit French Bistro
Ranked #50 of 126 Restaurants in Estero
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and had lunch here today and it was quite disappointing as we were expecting authentic French and Mediterranean food. I had the Spanish paella and my wife had the ham and cheese crepe. The paella had thin cold cuts salami and tiny seafood (smelled fishy) and the chicken was a boiled and maybe grilled leg. The rice was the best thing about the paella and the 3 or 4 shrimps. I have had paella many times in Spain, Canada and the US and this is the worst I have ever had. My wife's crepe was not any better .. she thought the few salad pieces were the best thing about the crepe. The waitress was not interested in serving and we had to wait a while for our cheque (after asking for it) so we gave up and went to the counter and were helped by another person. We do not recommend this place and will not be visiting it again.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Original owners have sold this place, it is not the same. Spaghetti is comparable to Sbarro with less meat and prices went up a bit. Not going back.

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We decided to try this place after living here for 12 years.Now we know why no one who lives here goes there.....it is terrible.Coq Au vin was chicken thighs in a canned sauce and the beef dish was inedible-had to send it back.No French bread and soggy salad.

Thank Jane H
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Great authentic chocolate mousse,and excellent croque Monsieur . You may even have the opportunity to practice your French if you are lucky enough to meet the owners,who are from France. He greets and seats, she is the chef.

Thank Crows11crows
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Had lunch outside which is very nice on a warm day. The food was good and prepared well. We would go back again.

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Thank PeteB4757
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