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Côté France, Venice, FL

Côté France

4.7
4.7
417 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
Thank you for choosing us.
We are proud to bring you a little slice of France here to Venice.
Owner the head chef Steve Longet , they will take you on gastronomic « Tour de France ».
Try some favorite like the Noix de Saint Jacques or the popular and delicious authentic Boeuf Bourguignon.
Thank all our loyal regular and repeat customers that have been with us since opening in 2016, as well as welcome our new guest !

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2 people

8:30 PM


Booked 6 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    French
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:30 pm Breakfast Wed–Sat 11:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (941) 220-7189
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    STEVE LONGET

What 417 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

417 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Jacksonville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was amazing ! Food taste exactly like in France.

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  2. WhiteDogCafe

    Philadelphia

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent French cuisine and staff are from France. The restaurant is small, which makes it cozy. It reminded us of our favorite Paris restaurant in St. Michel. Escargots was excellent! The Crepes Suzette are a must! We will be back.

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  3. Babs

    Naples

    43 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    43 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Food very expensive, i had the mahimahi, it was very dry and tastless.

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  4. ctmom

    New York City

    56 reviews

    5.0

    56 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Cute and intimate environment. Great food and service. Had a party of 6 and all received attention. Great evening!

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  5. sd2wtown

    Greater Boston

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was wonderful and very nicely prepared. Nothing that seemed "precious" but flavorful and just enough for a good meal and the appetizer was perfect for sharing. It's wonderful!

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  6. JaneM

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was wonderful. I had the barata salad and the dressing was to die for so to speak. My companion had the coque monsieur and he said it was very good too. I am looking forward to returning.

    1 person found this helpful

  7. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of our favourite restaurants in Venice. The food is always delicious and the staff are great.

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  8. LindseyT

    Milwaukee

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous charming and delightful! Thank goodness Perkins was too full, so we found this gem for an incredible Sunday brunch!! The servers were very friendly, the coffee was wonderful, our omelets were delicious, and we will be going back for dinner later this week!

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  9. zero41387

    Tampa

    25 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Real neighborhood gem. Food is very good. We recommend it all the time.

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  10. Gdeeks

    Washington DC

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    One of the best restaurants in Venice. I am a frequent diner. It's small, but comfortable, reasonably quiet, and overall a pleasant dining experience. They have a manageable menu supplemented with a couple daily specials. Started with a beef carpaccio and house-made pate, both excellent and generous portions. Pork chop special was very good with, as one would expect from the French, a wonderful sauce. Good wine selection and not exorbitantly priced. Chocolate tart and profiteroles for dessert would please any chocaholic. Very rich and good-size portions, so you might consider sharing. Service was professional but friendly and personal, prompt, and efficient. Will be coming back.

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was outstanding. Definitely planning to get back real soon.

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  12. Jacob

    Naples

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service. Was really pleased with everything

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  13. DonH

    Tampa

    32 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had family in town and Cotes de France was a perfect choice for lunch! The Escargot was a hit, and each serving of carpaccio, country pate, and French Onion Soup were declared superb. A great place to eat and with attentive servers, it is just about perfect.

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  14. JohnB

    Naples

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always great food and service. Very good place for brunch.

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  15. Mak03

    New York City

    25 reviews

    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Cute little French restaurant, wonderful food, but the service is lacking. Not sure whether or not they were just understaffed or overwhelmed. Although the service was friendly, it was painfully slow. The food was delicious, and we did enjoy what we had. Very difficult to get your check when you want to leave so you may keep that in mind for future.

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  16. Beaumont

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We had specified we wished to be seated on the second floor. The first floor is totally unacceptable .Upon arrival, we were told that was not available without a wait outside the restaurant. They sweetened the wait with a glass of Kir Royal for each of us. The table upstairs was great. Our food, however, was only agreeable for some of us. Two of us ordered the duck, the carpaccio, and the fabulous Mediterranean salad, which were home runs. The other two ordered the pork chop, which simply was bad--tough and flavorless--and the Branzino, which was not to his liking.

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was a very charming restaurant and the food was excellent. The portions were just right and the plate pairing was outstanding. I especially loved the zucchini flan paired with sweet potato and amberjack with lobster sauce. Well done! We will be back.

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  18. Rick

    Naples

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was very good, but didn't wow me. I would definitely go back and try some other dishes.

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  19. Pjgaffmore

    Greater Boston

    37 reviews

    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing staff! Charles our garçon was very knowledgeable and pleasant!

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  20. MicheleS

    New Mexico

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delightful French Bistro downtown. Service friendly and atmosphere pleasant. Food delish! Recommend.

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  21. bigdukemeister

    Raleigh

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Authentic french cuisine in an intimate setting. Escargot, coq au vin, etc, deserts, wine, all were prepared authentically and with care. When in Venice, go French!

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  22. BarbaraT

    Tampa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Brunch was fabulous. It was like eating in Paris on a Sunday morning.

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  23. BarbaraB

    New York City

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Outstanding food. Outstanding service. Great wine.

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  24. GregW

    Chicago

    24 reviews

    3.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    We got tucked in a small table in the corner upstairs which felt a bit cramped. Then we waited for 20 minutes for a server to stop by.... I finally asked the busboy if we could see a waiter to order a glass of wine... Once we got going though, the food was good.

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  25. Evans4travels

    New York City

    29 reviews

    4.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Wonderful meal in a busy Thurday night. Was not a fan of the location of our table for 2 upstairs tucked in near the wine bottles. Nice atmosphere though and excellent service . Good but limited wine list . Our appetizers, meal of beef stew, risotto with scallops were excellent as was the deserts. Will return again.

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  26. OTLady

    New York City

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our first time here and won’t be our last. A totally wonderful evening!

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  27. johns

    Greater Boston

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Usually food here is very good. Had the Mahi Mahi and found it a little bland and sauce added no flavor

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  28. MarianneM

    New York City

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our servers were excellent as was our dinner. I ordered MahiMahi and my husband had Escargot and a Cheese plate. Everything was delicious.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful place with very tasty food. Definitely will come back and will recommend for a nice romantic date.

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  30. LBB1

    Atlanta Metro

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My husband and I went for brunch. Food was superb. He had the Benedict w salmon and I had the Quiche. Croissant was flaky, buttery, awesome! Will be back!

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  31. Eric

    Los Angeles

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Absolutely a great kitchen and talented chef. It is wonderful that Chef Longet and his wife Jessica have returned to Venice. Authentic French food thoughtfully prepared is a staple from Chef Longet. His homemade soup and tarte du jour are not to be missed. This is our favorite restaurant in the Sarasota/Venice area.

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  32. Zannie

    Naples

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We adore this small restaurant, the service is wonderful and the food portions are perfect. Last night we had escargot followed by duck breast with pistachios and a red wine reduction. The daily tart last night was blueberry and almond served with vanilla ice cream.

    2 people found this helpful

  33. OpenTable Diner

    E. Tennessee

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very tasty escargot and scallops risotto in a cute French atmosphere.

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  34. Meandhe

    Denver

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was absolutely spectacular - the presentation as well as the taste.

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  35. LorrieS

    Seattle

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was good and loved our meal. Limited choices but understandable with a small restaurant. Prices were a bit high but for a special occasion was okay. Nice ambiance.

    1 person found this helpful

  36. billypa

    Naples

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Reasonable pricing for well prepared and tasty appetizers and entrees and desserts. Service friendly and attentive without being overbearing. Noise level moderate given the small confines and an upstairs as well as ground floor.

    1 person found this helpful

  37. SacMbc

    Naples

    86 reviews

    5.0

    86 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Such a lovely place for brunch or lunch or dinner. Food is exquisite...very authentic and atmosphere is very cozy. Service is excellent as well! Our new favorite in Venice!!

    1 person found this helpful

  38. carrie

    Tampa

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and wine are amazing, we will definitely be back!

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  39. LawrenceS

    Washington DC

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous meal. Duck was sublime. Excellent scallops. Fantastic eggplant. Great short ribs. We appreciated the kitchen holding our main course until our 10 year old burgundy had a chance to breathe.

    1 person found this helpful

  40. JimG

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent good; friendly and efficient staff; nice location

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

FAQs

Côté France is rated 4.7 stars by 417 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

8:30 PM


Booked 6 times today
Google Map for Côté France

218 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285-1729

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Venice
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:30 pm Breakfast Wed–Sat 11:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    French
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    STEVE LONGET
  • Additional
    Beer, Corkage Fee, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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