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chicken kabob Jan 13, 2009 02:11 PM

In your opinion, which one is better? I am trying to decide between both. Thanks.

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    brianV Jan 13, 2009 02:34 PM

    Hands down, Bistro d'Oc, which has quite authentic French bistro food (strong steak or chicken and frites, onion soup and other classics plus an array of organ meats). Good wine list. Excellent service, friendly staff. I find the food at Bistro du Coin indiffierent and the place noisy.

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      chicken kabob Jan 13, 2009 03:04 PM

      Thanks, Brian V =)

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        Elyssa Jan 14, 2009 06:52 AM

        I totally agree. Bistro D'Oc is excellent!!! The food is consistently excellent. I love their duck confit, onion soup, steak frites, and profiteroles.

        I unfortunately can't say the same thing about Bistro Du Coin. I eat at BDC quite often since it is in my neighborhood but the quality of food can vary sometimes. I do like the salmon with polenta and leeks, steak frites, and goat cheese salad. But if I had to choose I would go with Bistro D'Oc.

        Plus the vibe at Bistro D'Oc is perfect for the cold weather we are having---warm, quaint, and comfortable. Bistro du Coin is much louder and livelier.

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        kneelconqueso Jan 14, 2009 05:27 AM

        i havent made it to bistro d'oc yet but bistro du coin is great. the atmosphere is fun and lively, the service is usually good.

        the food is solid, not overpriced. i'm sure you can find better french food, but its plenty good and very consistent.

        my french girlfriend and her family love it.

        try the rabbit stew and the ravioli. so tasty.

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          milocat Jan 14, 2009 06:05 AM

          I haven't been to Bistro D'Oc but like Bistrot du Coin quite a bit. I agree with the poster below that the atmosphere is fun and lively. I have been only at lunch. Their mussels and fries are good as is the salade nicoise. Good selection of wines by the glass. They have a coffee ice cream parfait for dessert topped with real whipped cream and a chocolate espresso bean that is so good you'd lick the glass if it weren't bad manners. Seriously.

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