La Gare French Restaurant

4.6
910 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
La Gare French restaurant has been a local favorite for almost 40 years and two generations . Serving old world classic French cuisine by using fresh local ingredients, they pride themselves on still including soup and salad with every entree. Known for their table side carte service and escargot, Le Gare was voted most romantic restaurant by the San Francisco Chronicle.

Specials

PRIME RIB WEDNESDAY SPECIAL

PRIME RIB SPECIAL EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT La Gare will feature a 10 oz cut Prime Rib dinner every Wednesday, until it sells out. 3 course dinner with soup, salad and all the fixings for only $29.95. **Holidays Excluded

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: January 11, 2019

Ends: January 12, 2118

Availability: Daily 12:00PM-7:00PM

FREE CORKAGE ON MONDAYS

COMPLIMENTARY CORKAGE EVERY MONDAY! Bring your favorite bottle of wine to dinner at La Gare on Monday evenings and you will pay no corkage fee!
* Holidays Excluded

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: January 11, 2019

Ends: January 12, 2118

Availability: Mon-Thu 4:00PM-7:00PM

What 910 People Are Saying
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I LOVE this restaurant. Eat here every time I am in Santa Rosa♥️

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OT
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb as ways

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TM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The country style french food here is wonderful and our server was excellent.

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OT
Denver
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

Food is just ok

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MP
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We loved being seated in the small room for the first time! Our waiter John was very attentive too!

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RP
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first time dining at La Gare and it was a very pleasant and enjoyable experience. We were greeted warmly by the hostess as well as by a waiter who has worked there for 32 years. We were seated in an intimate booth for 2 on the side of the main floor. The menu has quite an array of attractive choices, and all the entrees come with BOTH the soup of the day as well as with salad with their home-made dressing. The food was attractively presented, and after the dinner, they brought my wife a complimentary dessert with a candle in it to celebrate and acknowledge her birthday. Highly recommend and will definitely return.

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BP
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best value for good food, excellent service. Cannot recommend this restaurant enough!

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MC
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

As always, wonderful service and great food. You feel cared for, but not smothered. Quality food, service and care. Don't wait to visit.

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KB
Sacramento
12 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service, delicious food and reasonably priced entries.

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M
San Francisco
59 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always consistent. Simply the best!
We have been enjoying La Gare since it opened since 1979.
It continues to be one of our favorites!

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LC
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our Waiter Richard and his busser were fabulous. Thr food was incredible and the desserts are made in-house and fresh daily!

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JS
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Good service, nice people but the food was just ok for the price. Although the Frog Legs were very good.
The parking is terrible!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

Took an out of town business associate for dinner. There was four of us in total. Food was terrible and over priced. Overall, it was a extremely poor dining experience.

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OT
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always fantastic food and amazing service!! Mark is the best!!!

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SM
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

I was disappointed. The salad was overdressed, the soup was good. The prices were high.

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TS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic in every way! We love the menu exactly as it is. Don't ever change.

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H
San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful time and dinner. Service was very good and ambiance great. Wine list very good and prices fair.

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D
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The whole experience was super. But, The veal cordon blue was not as tasty as expected. Perhaps the preparation was different. Will definitely go back. Thanks for a great evening.

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S
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Always a wonderful place for any occasion, great food, service and wine

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V
Palm Springs
32 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful, authentic french meal

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BB
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful food, excellent service, the price was reasonable. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves there.

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SO
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always enjoy our special dinners at La Gare. Roger and his team do a fabulous job.

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MB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious, the service was excellent, the atmosphere was great.

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l
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful and romantic. Restaurant was warm, nice, friendly and very accommodating. Very patient and very detailed service. A gem in Santa Rosa.

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HS
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Phenomenal Customer Service!!! My server Dave was top class! Made me feel special and attended to! 10/10! Great attitude with a heart to Serve!! Meal was fantastic the New York Steak was just how I wanted, Bread as side was above average, the soup was tasty too! Would definitely come back whenever i’m in Santa Rosa! It was a shame I didn’t have desert as i was too full! But wow! What a way to end the night! Cannot recommend this place enough! Well done!!

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RD
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 2

The food and the service was impeccable, but the noise level was an issue. That the place was full on a Sunday evening is certainly a tribute to its reputation, and that is well deserved. We both fully enjoyed our exceedingly well prepared dishes as well as the attention of our server.
But, for me at least, the noise level was such as to detract from all that, sadly.

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MW
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Great restaurant, great food, however they crammed 7 of us into a corner booth that shouldn't hold more than 4 or 5. And it's not like we just walked in off the street. I had made reservations 2 weeks in advance, which means they just didn't consider us "important" enough I guess to actually reserve a table that can seat 7 for a reservation for 7.

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MM
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our family has been enjoying this restaurant for over 35 years. Our grown children still love to go.

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OT
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The owners are so sweet and visiting La Gare always brings back lovely memories. However, the food is not what it used to be. The soups were salty and flavorless, the salad had too much dressing. The veggies were overcooked, the crab cakes were just okay, the french onion soup was no big deal, and the breading on the prawn was soggy. On the good side, the chocolate dome with mousse, light cake inside, was over the top delicious, as was my friend's review of the chateubriand and bernaise sause was a big thumbs up. So, an over mixed review. We may come back for the lovely service and memories, and try some other menu items.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food and service was exceptional, as usual. The noise level gets quite high and makes conversation difficult but it has not stopped us from going there on a regular basis.

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S
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first visit and we were not disappointed. My husband ordered the Filet de Boeuf Wellington and I had the Beef Tenderloin. Both were were tender and flavorful and our waiter let us try all three sauces. The peppercorn was our favorite. Plenty of food, although neither of us left anything on our plates. It was that good! Can't wait to go back.

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j
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Truly authentic French restaurant with real French food! Wonderful staff? We'll be back as often as possible.

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S
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Took our own wine. Corkage $20. Service good and food typical for the restaurant style

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G
San Francisco
29 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is consistently a great place to have dinner with friends. They are always impressed. We continue to patronize the restaurant. Great owners and staff.

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CC
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Attentive service coupled with delicious courses and a relatively quiet nook in the 'upper' restaurant make for a very pleasant, relaxing experience.

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J
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Love the place. Only bad thing that happens everytime I go is that I make reservation but when I arrive I always have to wait 10 to 15 minutes for my table

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L
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always!!

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PS
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took advantage of free corkage on Mondays. Recently returned from Paris, so finally know what La Gare means! Excellent food and service. Especially enjoyed the Cesar salad prepared tableside

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrating New Years!

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MN
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service from the moment we walked in by the hostess to the waiter and bus staff.

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