Brasserie Mon Dieu

Brasserie Mon Ami might not be all French, but it's not half bad

A skirt steak entrée was the precise opposite -- great weight and mouth-feel in regard to the meat itself, but as far as flavor, the completely unbalanced marinade reeked of inexpensive red wine. A baked, stuffed chicken "chop" filled with goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and wild mushrooms suffered from the overwhelming pungency of the cheese. A bit more on the mellow side, a version of chicken cordon bleu was pleasant but unremarkable, except for the portion size, which like most of the other dishes was quite large.

The dessert menu is yet another adventure into detailed decision-making: The cheese plate, a choice of two out of six French imports for $9.95 or three for $12.95? Crème brûlée or éclairs from the pâtisserie category? Baked Alaska from the glacé section? A whole charlotte russe for $28 from the celebration cakes? We ordered a variety to share, finding the profiterole pastry a little on the tough side and the "Mon Ami crème brûlée," made with pecans, chocolate chunks, and sliced bananas, heavy on the fruit. But it was hard to argue with the velvety classic treat of a hot fudge parfait or the lighter finish of a sorbet basket, an assortment of fruit flavors perched over fresh berries in an almond tuile.

Merci Mon Ami
Colby Katz
Merci Mon Ami

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Mon Ami

1400 Glades
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Category: Restaurant >

Region: Boca Raton

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Lunch and dinner daily from 11:30 a.m. till 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday till midnight. Sunday brunch and dinner from 11 a.m. till 10 p.m. Call 561-394-2428.
1400 Glades Rd., Boca Raton

Brasserie Mon Ami may not speak French, but in the end, a dining experience here can still be at least a little sweet for the average American.

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