Voila French Bistro

4.7
423 reviews
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Voilà French Bistro offers classic bistro dishes in a exquisitely designed setting filled with more than a touch of the real France, authentic lunch and dining at its finest. We are the place for mussels, seafood, foie gras, escargot and more.

New owner since the 1st october 2015, a new menu is crafted by the french chef Jean- Christophe, which reflects the best of East France and the freshest ingredients of the season. Jean Christophe's personal touch and tireless devotion to his creations has made a night at Voilà the perfect place for date night, friends getting together, a nice family dinner, or private party.
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Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined 15 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the food! The moules, the filet mignon, and the soufflé were all delicious!

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Phoenix
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Voila is a small restaurant with the owner chef in the kitchen and his wife is often present as a server. The decor is pleasant but not pretentious. The server was attentive and helpful. My wife and I shared the French Onion soup and it was delicious. Not too salty as is sometimes the case. My wife had the scallops in puff pastry and the scallops were cooked to perfection and the pastry was extremely light. I had the La Choucroute which was delicious. We shared a Grand Marinies Soufflés which was so light it almost floated away. In conclusion the quality of the food was absolutely outstanding and compared to some of the best restaurants we have dined in.

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MG
Phoenix
20 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service, unique food experience.

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Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was perfect for a birthday celebration for 2 on the patio. The wine menu has fun maps and information. The 3 cheese appetizer was beautiful to look at with tasty cheeses. Both of our entrees had wonderful sauces - the beurre blanc in the Le Saumon and the white wine sauce in La Choucroute. We will definitely go again to try the mussels and a dessert.

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BM
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Charming, cozy little restaurant with great food. We went there for my birthday and everything I ordered was super.... I started with the petoncles (scallops with hollandaise) which were outstanding. I could have made an entire meal of them. I followed up with l’agneau (rack of lamb) and finished with Grand Mariner soufflé for dessert. They were both wonderful. The wife had the escargot and choucroute and was happy as well. If any friends ask for a recommendation for a French restaurant, we’ll send them to Voila. A little pricey, but worth it.

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T
London
9 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The four of us went to Voila Restaurant for Mothers Day. What a fantastic restaurant. Sound level was quiet, so we could actually hear each other talking. It has been a long time since I have been to a restaurant so quiet. Staff were very friendly, professional and attentive. Food was out of this world. We all ordered different items and all were very very tasty. Can't wait to go back to Voila for a dinner. Thanks for a great day.

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L
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Le buff parfait!!!! Super le chef, l’ambience et le soufflé...omg!

Shame the waitress’s think it’s a Chili’s. Being asked ‘can I get you anything hon?’ Well that says it all. The these 2 waitresses should be working in the sports bar next door...

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T
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As per usual, we were greeted promptly, served efficiently with great friendliness. Sole à la Meunière was excellent and Îles flottantes frothy and floating in addictive crème anglaise. A perfect night.

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VB
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious and the service was great .We are definitely going back

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OT
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have frequented numerous Scottsdale restaurants, but Viola is our favorite one by far!!!!!

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F
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 3

Chicken entre was not good. Flavor not acceptable and texture unpleasant. Escargot were OK and so was the bread. Mussels were OK but not exceptional. Overall, disappointing experience.

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LB
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

The server was relatively new and inadequately trained. The person knew nothing about the food or the wine. My dining companion received the wrong appetizer and it took forever for the correct one to arrive. My appetizer (escargot) was awful. My duck was tasteless and the orange sauce was reminiscent of the bottled orange sauce that you can buy in the Asian section of the grocery store. My dining companion’s sole was also disappointing.

When brought to the attention of the owner she was basically non-responsive. No apology or anything else.

I ordinarily would not post like this - but the experience was subpar in every regard.

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Phoenix
12 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

We had a wonderful Anniversary dinner at Voila. The food was exceptional. I had the scallops St Jaques and my husband had the special of the day Salmon. Better than we've had in France!!!
My only suggestions to enhance the evening would have been service that matched the quality of the food, and a little less bright in the dining room. We loved that fact that the chef does not allow substitutions or splitting of entrees. That is the sign of a real chef........the food is paired and complimented for the best possible taste and messing around with it is an insult to the chef.
Thank you for a wonderful evening!

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LL
Phoenix
26 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Great food, somewhat slow service. We'll be returning soon.

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Phoenix
44 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a truly authentic French restaurant. It is so lovely to dine here, both inside and out,and the food is amazing. Segelene is a delight and her husband, Jean Christof the chef, is so talented. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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C
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We Love Viola French Bistro!
Voila takes you out of the fast-paced bussiness and places you into a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere
of good wine, lovely food and attentive service. Mussels, escargot, other fish specialities and delicious
French specials . Good wine and yummy, Yummy souffles !

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PG
Phoenix
45 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this little authentic French restaurant in our neighborhood1 Everything is perfect and the food outstanding!!!! THANK YOU!

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Denver
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is true French cooking. The sole is excellent. The gran marnier souffle was out of this world. We had the Sancetrre white wine, excellent, maybe overpriced, but truly excellent. A wonderful dinner. The only complaint was that the price is too high. But we would go back tonight if possible. Tom

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D
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a nice little place with lovely owners. The food was delicious with tasty but not overwhelming sauces. I am new to the area, but will definitely go there on a regular basis from now on.

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J
New England
14 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful dinner in a very lovely setting! Would definitely recommend trying Voila French Bistro.

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KK
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Slow night. Waitress was co owner. Service excellent. Food flavorful and fresh. Outside seating. Very nice. Good ambiance. Decent wine selection. Some items may be overpriced. Overall very good experience

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LK
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

This was our second visit, driven primarily by the outstanding experience we had on our first visit. The owner and his wife create their magical and exquisite menu. "All French. All the time."

We discovered Voila French Bistro will be closed in July, but open again in August for the season. We have already started thinking about who we will invite to join us for dinner or lunch this fall.

Fabulous food with exceptional service by owners who are truly dedicated to their craft.

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a
Phoenix
17 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great staff, wonderful food. nice and relaxing place to eat a meal and not feel rushed.

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OT
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first time at Voila. The food was excellent......great, hot bread. We enjoyed the cheese plate first. The Cahor Malbec was very good. My wife had the special of the evening; a chicken dish; which she commented was very good. I had the duck (canard l'orange) which was delicious.......very well prepared.....reminded me of the meals I had last summer in the Dordogne and Lot River Valleys in France. And the Creme Bruleé as fine. Really fine evening on the patio. We will be back! Thank you.

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JM
Phoenix
57 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Authentic French Cuisine! This was our first visit to Voila French Bistro but it won't be our last. The experience was WONDERFUL. They have a great selection of menu items and a very nice reasonably priced wine list. We started with the Fromages and a bottle of Bordeaux (La Chapelle de Meyney Saint-Estephe). Delicious. For entrees we had the La Sole and the Le Foie gras de canard. Both were wonderful. And we finished with L'ile Flottante (Vanilla cream, beaten egg white & caramelized sauce). Out of this world! If you want to try some authentic and outstanding French cuisine then by all means visit Voila French Bistro! You will be happy you did.

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L
Phoenix
80 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Voila is a very sweet French bistro. The food, ambience and service is very very good and authentic! Great neighborhood gem that really has spread word of mouth. Sign of a very successful restaurant!👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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LL
Phoenix
27 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food, wonderful evening!!

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GL
Central Coast
27 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent experience here. The serving staff was on point. The owner stopped by to ask how our dinner was. I really like it when they do this. It shows that they truly have an interest in your opinion. Our onion soup was outstanding, the bread with aioli cheese sauce was delicious, and you had the option of the oil and balsamic vinegar at the table. The duck confit delicious and tender. Had I known, I would have asked for light sauce as it was a bit too rich for my taste. The potatoes au gratin was just enough to accompany the duck. The tomato halves were a nice garnishment on the plate. Presentation was lovely. My husband had the salmon in a pancake of sorts. He loved it. A very intetesting presentation.

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CF
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place! I am a serious foodie and I can not say enough good things about this restaurant. I usually am not excited about eating out (unless is sushi or sometimes Indian) because I always get disappointed and think, I can make it better at home. This place is different. Great food, try the scallops in puffed pastry it is really special, and definitely have the soufflé. I am still trying to figure out their recipe. The atmosphere is lovely and it is quiet enough to have a conversation. If you like good food definitely try it!

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DM
Phoenix
15 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best French restaurant outside France

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MF
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service
Nothing is better than an owner operator

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ND
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incroyable! This bistro is amazing. My husband and my father took me here for my birthday and it did not dissapoint. I am a huge lover of French food and, after living in France, I have incredibly high expectations. Voila Bistro reached those expectations and beyond. Bravo Voila et merci pour la très bonne expérience!!!

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LH
Phoenix
18 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and excellent, unrushed service. A wonderful place for a lunch where one can enjoy food and conversation with companions.

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NL
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We had a wonderful meal with friends at Voila, which we expected. What surprised us was the wonderful sense of place. I won't say we were transported to Paris but we did feel the essence of France the moment we walked in the door. The aromas, candlelit tables, and starched, white table cloths served as the perfect backdrop to the cuisine and the charming owner/hostess who greeted us and served our meals. My dish was salmon, potatoes and spinach served with a creamy sauce. We also had roast duck with baby potatoes. How were these ingredients prepared? Perfectly. The flavor of each ingredient stood on its own yet blended with the other ingredients. The result was distinctly French. Highly recommended.

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OT
Phoenix
34 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful romantic bistro for lunch. We sat outside with same great food and service. Enjoyed La Quiche au Saumon, La Bouchée à la Reine (best item), Mimosas, La Profiterole, and Cappuccinos. Perfect for a special occasion! We need to try for dinner.

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RH
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Cool little restaurant, excellent ambiance and great food. We were there on a Saturday evening and the service was friendly but slow. Other than that, a perfect experience

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L
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

So fun, food was fresh and delightfully served. Wine list was lovely and dessert even better!

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DT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I was there with 3 other women sat outside and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The mussels, the fois gras and the chocolate raspberry souffle were our favorites, but everything was delicious. It was well worth the drive from Sedona!

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SJ
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Splendid meal, and atmosphere. You feel as if you are back in France.

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EK
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again, we enjoyed a fabulous dinner, including appetizers and dessert. Thank you, Voila! We will be back.

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