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May 20, 2008 12:18 PM

La Rose Bistro, Berkeley

Anybody been since the new chef took over (I guess late last year)?

La Rose Bistro
2037 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

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  1. I was there right around new years. I'm pretty sure this was after the chef change as I remember the menu being pretty similar to the current menu. I was suspicious of the place as my party (of 3) was literally the only occupied table in the dining room the night that I went but the food was good across the board. My steak was excellent and well prepared. I ended up being pretty surprised that the restaurant wasn't doing a more brisk business but maybe I was just there on a slow night? For example, Bistro Liaison is just three blocks away, has a similar style of food, is not as good as La Rose, but seems to be consistently busy. Anyway, I think La Rose is probably the best place in that neighborhood for continental-genre food without going south to La Note or north to Chez.