Côté France

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48 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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French

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Thank you for choosing us.
We are proud to bring you a little slice of France here to Venice.
Owner Thomas from Paris and chef Nicolas from Marseille, 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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AF
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife & I had another great experience at Cote France. This was the first time that we had dinner there, and the appetizers, entrees, desserts and wine were excellent. Alex & Thomas always take great care of us and we will return soon.

C
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant good food enjoyed by all seven of us. Would go again

k
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food and service

m
Tampa
8 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Authentically French cuisine, prepared and served by an authentically French staff. Delicious pate, duck breast, and scallops. The best profiteroles I've had in along time.

S
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely intimate restaurant with delightful French based food and wonderful service

DG
Minneapolis
34 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thanks to Open Table we found this lovely restaurant on a recent overnight stay in Venice, Florida. What a delightful experience!

c
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service. Food was first class. We will certainly return and recommend to our friends. Thanks for a great dining experience.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was awesome!

SS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our second visit to this lovely little restaurant. Wonderful, friendly service and fabulous food.

c
Tampa
27 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Lobster bisque was watery, onion soup no flavor. No plates for bread. Over all will not be back!

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience1

What a disappointing experience. We were seated upstairs above the main dining room, in a space with no ambiance. My husband had the escargot and filet mignon, which he said were okay but nothing special. I had the mushroom bisque and scallops. The bisque was too hot to eat when it arrived, as if it had been simmering on the stove for hours. When I was finally able to eat it, it was lumpy and tasteless. The scallops were good, not outstanding, but the rice and spinach they were served over were soggy and unappealing. We skipped dessert.

m
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a special Christmas Eve dinner. All 4 meals were great.(onion soup was fantastic) The service was excellent.The French champagne and wines were a treat.

NS
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, terrific atmosphere, very attentive staff. We will definitely return!

KD
Tampa
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I used to eat here frequently but had not returned after a bad experience. Choose it for dinner before the theater! It was OUTSTANDING! The food was exquisite, great service, and good wine. We will return again soon.

OT
Naples
9 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as usual from the gracious hosts to the amazing food and wine! We will of course be back again.

C
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Very authentic and a real hidden gem.

JP
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and an enjoyable ambiance.

AF
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I flew down to Venice, FL from New York for a football game on Friday evening, 8/23, and had lunch with a friend at Cote France at his recommendation. This was my first time visiting the restaurant and it was a memorable experience. I started with French Onion Soup, and then had a special Parisian sandwich for my main course. I finished with the Nutella Creme Brûlée, and it proved to be the perfect end to our meal. My wife & I will be back in December to spend the winter in Venice, and we plan to make many more visits to Cote France during our stay.

ST
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding restaurant! A real gem in downtown Venice! Good , presentation and excellent service! Highly recommend !

JM
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall, it was a very good meal. The onion soup was excellent, as was the wine (I had the Cote de Rhone). The beef bourguignon, was tasty, but some of the meat was somewhat dry.

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Thank you for your great review, hope to see you soon again. Thomas

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DK
Tampa
7 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food. Nice ambiance. Attentive service. Dining room was a little warm. I can’t wait to return.

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Thank you verry much David for your wonderfull review, see you soon again ! Thomas

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DG
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

When we have Sunday matinee tickets at the Venice Theatre, we often chose this place for lunch because it’s within easy walking distance of both parking and the theatre. Lunch is tasty and reasonably priced. The service gets us served and finished easily in time. So, yes, our tradition will continue through this theatre season.

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Hello Dan thank you for your beautifull review, see you soon again before your play or other specials occasion! Thomas

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DD
Tampa
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We were a little disappointed by the summer menu it was limited and as always small portions but still plenty for us as we love French food. I was hoping for something cozier it is very bright but the staff was very friendly and it was tasty.

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Hello Devon, sorry for the small summer menu but we try to offer an authentic and frech cuisine so its hard to have a full menu on the slow season ( is the first time Coté France stay open all the summer..) Hope to see you soon in high season with the full menu. Thank you for you helping review Thomas

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TM
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and experience. Lovely place. We had a great time twice with family and friends.

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Thank you so much Thai for your very good review! Thomas

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DS
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Authentic French Cuisine in Venice! Always a Pleasurable experience

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Thank you so much David for your wondefull review !!! Thomas

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F
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect food, attentive service...a hidden gem!! We will be back!

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Thank you so much for this beautifull review !! Thomas

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c
Philadelphia
41 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner! We had a wonderful meal of Escargot, Beef Bourguigon, Scallops, and Crepes for dessert! Food was amazing, the wine list and service terrific! Highly recommend! We will return!

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Thank you very much for this wonderfull review !!! See you soon !! Thomas

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OT
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always predictably great!

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Thank you so much !!!! Thomas

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WB
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Charming staff, great food, excellent wine choices. Perfect Sunday luncheon.

Côté France
Responded on August 13, 2019

Thank you for the 5 stars !! Thomas

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SS
Atlantic City
7 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Lovely little authentic French Bistro! Thoroughly enjoyed the evening!!

Côté France
Responded on June 14, 2019

Thank you so much for you beautifull review !! Thomas

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c
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A cozy and authentic French bistro with wonderful wine and lovely food.

Côté France
Responded on June 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your great review! Thomas

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SB
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service. It’s a shame that the construction in Venice is affecting business. We had a 6:30 reservation and had no trouble parking. Try Cote France you won’t be disappointed!

Côté France
Responded on June 14, 2019

Hi Sandra ! Thank you verry much for your beautifull review !! Hope to see you soon ! Thomas

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DL
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I highly recommend this restaurant. The service was excellent, the food superb, the price was $$-$$$. The restaurant is small so I recommend reservations if you are scheduling in the winter season. I ordered the snapper with vegetables and French onion soup......EXCELLENT!

Côté France
Responded on June 14, 2019

Thank you Donna for your wonderfull review !! Thomas

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DG
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really amazing food. Ordered the escargot. They make their own butter and infuse it with garlic. Its truly unbelievable. The wine menu is excellent and the prices are very reasonable. They have a brunch on Sat and Sun that I cannot wait to try. Really excellent experience!

Côté France
Responded on June 5, 2019

Hello Donna, Thank you very much for your awsome review ! See you soon for the Wine pairing Dinner And why not for a brunch! Have a wonderfull day Thomas

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OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Great place for a quick lunch. The food is really good. Nice service. Feels like a true French cafe. My wife and I really enjoyed it.

Côté France
Responded on June 1, 2019

Thank you for your beautifull review ! Hope to see you soon again, why not for dinner to continue an authentic french experience ? Thomas

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CW
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We attended the wine pairing dinner and not only was the dinner fantastic, the sommelier presented us with four wines. The presentation was informative and fun. All of the wines were great - we bought all four! I would definitely recommend Cote France for a 4 star dining experience. Tomas, the owner, is a young and friendly restauranteur working his heart out to make sure you have a wonderful experience. GO!

Côté France
Responded on June 1, 2019

Thank you Cheryl for your beautifull review! We are realy happy to welcome you again soon! Thank you again have a wonderfull day. Thomas

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BG
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fresh, well-prepared, traditional French cuisine. Staff is friendly and accommodating.

LT
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Went for Mother's Day brunch with my sister. Restaurant is very small but efficiently utilized. Food was exactly what you would expect from a French bistro. Pate was awesome! Crepes lovely. Service on point. A definite go to place. Make reservations!

Côté France
Responded on June 1, 2019

Hi, Thank you for your realy good review! I'm glad at you have a good Mother's day ! Hope to see you soon ! Thomas

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MM
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is my third time at Cote France. We do not mind driving the hour to and from our house in Punta Gorda. We were surprised when we heard of the new ownership. However, the food remains
fantastic. Our meal is enhanced by our being able to bring in our own wine. We will be back.

Côté France
Responded on June 1, 2019

Thank you so much for your very good review! It was a pleasure to meet you and share our wine ! See you soon Have a realy good day Thomas

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OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals at a French restaurant! Authentic preparation and staff. Will return when we take our annual trip to Sarasota area.

Côté France
Responded on June 1, 2019

Thank you for you beautifull review !! Thomas

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