Le Bistro

4626 N. Federal Highway
Lighthouse Point, FL 33064


  • Sun, Tue-Sat 5pm-11pm
  • $$$, $$$$
  • Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Free Parking, Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
After a turn on Fox's Kitchen Nightmares with pugnacious British chef Gordon Ramsay, Le Bistro in Lighthouse Point has a fresh coat of aqua paint but not much else. Chef/owner Andy Trousdale's menu still reads like Frenchified resort fare from the Î?80s - duck egg Benedict, tuna tartare, caesar salad, grouper en papillote - which would be forgivable if not for the ham-handed execution. The grouper is mushy and sits on a nest of pallid, overcooked vegetables. Starters -- like goat cheese topped with lavender and bee pollen or grilled vegetable antipasto -- sound fine but arrive as little more than glorified hors d'oeuvre plates. And torchon au foie gras tastes like it has sat in the walk-in since filming wrapped on Ramsay's visit. Though by-the-glass options are cheap, the wine list is staid, and the décor is cold and stuffy. The nightmare, it seems, is far from over.

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