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Bistrot la Minette

arepo Nov 1, 2012 06:58 PM

Fussy me just returned from this restaurant and was absolutely charmed by its ambience, which resembled a small Paris bistro. But the food? Could it come up to Bibou? A resounding yes it did and with much more charming surroundings.

Our waitperson, Michael, was informative, efficient and friendly.

The 4 of us were praying that the food would stand up to everything else and we were overwhelmingly pleased.

Parking is an easy 1/2 block away and now we cannot wait to go back.

Incidentally, we had some special wines of our own we wished to try and were pleased when they told us they have a $15 a bottle corkage fee.

Highly recommended!

  1. RC51Mike Nov 2, 2012 06:56 AM

    That sounds great. We had a similar experience for lunch that I commented about in another thread. We were so pleased I sounded like a one post shill.

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    1. re: RC51Mike
      Bigley9 Nov 2, 2012 07:49 AM

      There are a few of us who are big Bistrot La Minette supporters. Arepo, I am glad you had a wonderful experience. There is a relatively recent post of someone who had not, and I was concerned.

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      sylviag Nov 2, 2012 01:09 PM

      We have loved Bistrot la Minette every time we have been there.
      And I do love that truffle that comes with the check!

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      1. re: sylviag
        arepo Dec 2, 2012 07:57 AM

        Truffle? What truffle?
        I am going in a couple of weeks and there'd better be a truffle for me.
        Seems to me from reading your posts Sylvia, that we have pretty much the same tastes. I will continue reading your reports and taking your advice.

        1. re: arepo
          sylviag Dec 2, 2012 08:41 AM

          Ohmigosh! They better still be doing truffles or I'm in trouble!

      2. r
        rafi2000 Nov 29, 2012 10:10 PM

        ditto - La Minette is exceptional on several counts - the quality of the food, the nontraditional options on the wine list and the knowledgeable servers (ask them about the wine list!).

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