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Bistro Francais

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$$ - $$$
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Calle Matamoros 29 | entre Juarez and Hildago, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food was amazing! Adults got steak and seafood and they offered waffles for the kids! Win. Win. Portions were large, everyone had some left on their plate. The kids ordered a lemonade they loved! It's a must do again!

Thank Shelley M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I found this restaurant by accident one day when we were looking for a place to get an early lunch. I ordered the French toast and my husband had pancakes. Huge portions and came with fresh fruit and "bacon" which is really ham. We liked it so much, we chose to come back for breakfast another morning.... More 

Thank tlb1016
West Fargo, North Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always have breakfast here when we visit Isla and it has been consistently good for decades! The french toast is second to none and the portions are very generous no matter what breakfast choice you select. The staff is alwasy so positive and attentive and the prices are very reasonable. Thank you Victor and staff!

Thank Susan T
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again, Bistro Francais was outstanding!! Victor's talents do not disappoint. Roman, our waiter x 2 was charming, attentive and very engaged in conversation. We had Lobster and really BIG shrimps!!

Thank QTPieMN
Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time we visit Isla we have dinner at Bistro Francais at least once, food is good nothing fancy but consistent

Thank MlleIsabelle007
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite places for breakfast. Simple great food. Staff is great, they always shake your hand and thank you for coming. Very clean restrooms.

Thank relics
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful breakfast here with my family. The service was great! Definitely will be back again!

Thank akchick
Antigo, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed a good breakfast and dinner here. Service was spot on every time. One of the best salads we had on Isla.

Thank harleyd_papa
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were wandering about looking for somewhere to have breakfast and happened into the Bistro Francais. We enjoyed a huge portion of fresh papaya before digging into our main courses. I had the croque monsieur, which was made using the most delicious, rich bread, that made it something special. While it wasn't made in the traditional way with cheese sauces,... More 

Thank YellowLabMom17
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We loved bistro Francais! The owner victor is great as well as Maximilian!!! We had the Italian poached eggs and French toast for breakfast and loved every bite! Would absolutely go back! We tried many other restaurants on the island after our 6 visits there and this one is hands down our favorite!

Thank Alexandra S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Matamoros 29 | entre Juarez and Hildago, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?