Le Petit Restaurant
This is one of the top restaurants in Sherman Oaks. With the imminent closing of Cafe Bizou in Sherman Oaks, this is now the best value along Ventura Boulevard. In addition to the outstanding food and service, the decor also is beautiful.
You owe it to yourself to give this family-owned business with professional waiters a try. I believe that you will not be sorry.
The bread dipped in the escargot butter was amazing. Thought the paella was a bit bland, but good. Salad was also amazing.
Words can not do justice to our first experience at this amazing restaurant. The decor is straight out of a Manet painting and the staff could not have been more professional and attentive. But, their delicious food will take us back within the next couple of weeks. We started by splitting the divine butternut squash ravioli--the best I have ever had. Next, I had the fabulous chicken with herbes de Provence and my husband loved his potato-crusted salmon. The portions are generous and the food and service extraordinary. We booked an early table in order to be on time for a show that night and service was so efficient that this will be our permanent pre-theater dinner spot.
We have eaten their for years, food always great, service as well, but this time we were given a table in a room where there were fifteen people celebrating a birthday. Should not have been a problem but it was. They were loud and drunk, we were unable to have a conversation with our guests.....calling the restaurant today.....there were other tables across the room, why were we sat where there was a party? Oh and I had a reservation.
Been going there for 25 years every birthday anniversary . We love it
Great food, paired with friendly, excellent service in a charming environment. Consistently outstanding. Highly recommended.
Excellent food and service.
The service was so bad. Our appetizer never came. The food took an hour. They never asked if we wanted more drinks.
Always enjoy Le Petit. Makes me feel like I'm back in France in the good old days.
It was my birthday celebration and we had a wonderful meal. The free champagne that we were offered was a lovely touch. The food was excellent and the service was perfect. It was not crowded, so all was well. My last experience was not as wonderful, probably because the restaurant was over-crowded, for dinner. I thought I'd give it another chance and was delighted with the food and service this time!
One of the best place in the valley great food and service a real good find for anyone.
As always, a wonderful evening of lively bistro environs and great food. And, as always, we look forward to returning!
The food was good, but we had an 8:30 reservation and had to wait until 9pm to be seated. The waiters were friendly, but dessert took about 20 minutes to come and one of the three ordered was incorrect. Delicious, but incorrect. The wine was acceptable. The ambiance was nice and cozy. Needed a full 2 hours for dinner.
Overall, it is worth a try. I would eat there if someone else wanted to go, but it isn't on the top of my list of places to return to in terms of value.
Food always terrific w good service and fast delivery time. The mussel appetizer is often enuf as a main dish at 1/2 price. Ask for chef to use Pinot Grigio and not cooking wine as latter has too much salt. Too me it’s the best mussels around. Same for onion soup and chocolate soufflé.
All three of us agreed the food was delicious. I was told the eggplant tart was a good blend of flavors, and it was nicely presented. The onion soup was dependably flavourful and rich, as was the potato leek soup. The mussels here are the best I have had and a generous portion. You'll want extra bread to enjoy the sauce. The shrimp picante appetizer had a very unusual blend of spices. Some might feel they overpowered the shrimp, but the only complaint was there weren't enough shrimp to fully satisfy. The chicken piccata also had positive reviews. The desserts were excellent, and the complimentary birthday slice of chocolate cake with decadent ganache was a lovely surprise. Overall, we all would recommend everything we ordered and look forward to returning. We also appreciated the gracious service and comfortable unhurried atmosphere. The only negative was the very loud group at the table next to us, but that's to be expected on a busy Saturday night.
we had a 7:45 Pm reservation , we arrived at 7:40 PM. and were asked to wait as our table was being set up.
few minuets later , another couple came in , claimed that they could not wait, the receptionist gave them
our table , and told us to wait for the next one.
obviously, they care not for reservations.
we walked out.
if you want to get seated when reserved, this restaurant is not for you.
My wife and I have been going to Le Petit for many years. It’s one of our favorite spots. Very consistent, service staff are super friendly, the food is always good, and we find it to be an exceptional value.
Everything was wonderful. The food was delicious and the service was fantastic! Look forward to another visit soon!
Had a wonderful dinner for my Mom's birthday. Great selection of dishes, excellent service, food was very tasty and we'll prepared. Noise level was extra loud due to a party of about 20 (someone's birthday), not the restaurant's fault but we were right next to it and it was difficult to have a conversation. Still an overall great experience, would definitely go back.
We had an amazing experience at Le Petit Restaurant. Our server was fantastic. He was attentive and helpful. We ordered the onion soup, lobster bisque, frog legs, mussels, steak, and grand marnier soufflé. The soups were out of this world. The frog legs cane in a broth that we stopped up completely with the bread that was served. It was flavorful and rich and the frog legs themselves were sumptuous and tender. The mussels entree was huge. It came with an entire basket of frites that I couldn’t possibly finish. The broth for the mussels was exquisite and the mussels themselves were done perfectly. The only complaint I would have is that my husbands steak came out more well than he asked for. He ordered medium rare and it arrived medium well. We finished our meal with a delectable soufflé. Despite the overdone steak, we would certainly go back!
Less expensive than a trip to Paris...and friendlier service!
While finishing our desserts, we were asked to switch tables to give other guests our table. We were flabbergasted and will not be returning. So be careful if you go and don’t overstay your welcome.
love the souffle. keep going back mainly for the chocolate souffle but the lobster crepe and french onion soup were good too.
Really quaint - beautifully lit - terrific food and service. See you soon!
We love this restaurant. Excellent food and service at a reasonable price! Never had a bad meal here. Escargot are delicious. Great Salmon dish. Excellent filet mignon. Love the fries. One of our very favorites. Cute bistro atmosphere.
Nice place, perfect food, fast service and will recommend it.
The restaurant is small. But they make it intimate rather than cramped. The staff are friendly, courteous and attentive. The decor is charming and warm. The food is delicious.
The food was expertly prepared and authentic. The service was very good. We highly recommend this restaurant. We have been here many times and it is consistently good.
Only drawback is that the existence of valet parking is not that visible. I did not know where I could pull up in order to relinquish my car to the valet.
The rib-eye was cooked perfectly as was the Angus burger, and the Onion soup was excellent. Service was wonderful too.
We love this place! Food is always excellent, has a great vibe, all of the waiters are friendly, knowledgeable and professional. Menu is great, covers all of the (French) bases. We haven't had a bad meal here. Even the garnishments, such as the small salad included with the crab cakes, are excellent. An unpretentious place to have a very nice French meal
2 top tables so close together . Hard to converse
Food was average Service was spotty
Cozy dining room. Great food. Service was good and not rushed. Really had a French feel.
Excellent meal. A little noisy and tight seating.
Just ok wasn’t as good as expected.
Gourmet food, served with care and the highest level of professionalism and kindness, in a beautiful setting. The perfect spot for people who like to have a conversation over a delicious meal. At this restaurant you will actually able to hear each other.I'd like to give it my highest recommendation.
favorite spot! Everything is beyond amazing.
Excellent service...good food. Good prices!