Sage Bistro and Oyster Bar - Closed

2000 Harrison St.
Hollywood, FL 33020
954-391-9466
Sage Bistro and Oyster Bar

Ian Witlen

Details

  • Daily 5pm-11pm
  • $$, $$$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Brunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Street Parking, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
You really have to hand it to chef Laurent Tasic. His Sage Bistro and Oyster bar juggles two completely different concepts and nails them both: a high-end raw bar, with its $52 shellfish tower and a $28 "trio" of jumbo pink Gulf shrimp, oysters, and crab meat on the one hand; and on the other, gourmet French comfort food for the budget-conscious, with meals ranging from $10 to $24. A crepe du jour wraps the lightest of pancakes around sirloin tips, carmelized onions, and rich stewed mushrooms; steak Maurice tops a ten-ounce rib eye with asparagus, mushrooms, and a slice of slightly warm Brie. Many of the dishes at the new Sage are shared with the original Lauderdale restaurant, but new contributions include short ribs Parisienne, pork-chop paillarde, and tuna Provençale. It's all delicious in an elemental way. The physical space of the restaurant is gorgeous, the martinis are strong, and the wine list is a knockout: a recipe to get us through hard times.

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