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The French Brasserie Rustique

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
About
Award-winning Chef Vincenzo Betulia offers casual French classics, lighter fare and coastal dishes in an informal, convivial and bustling neighborhood brasserie. The French is a slice of the Belle Epoque in the heart of Naples.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$48
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
French, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed yesterday

It is seldom that everything comes together but it did January 19, 2019. From the location which is in the heart of 5th ave and a short walk to the ocean, to the hostess that was friendly and polite while we waited for a table...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank boog33
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

This is exceptional to hear from you. We cannot thank you enough for taking note of everything that you loved about your experience with us. We work so hard everyday to provide an incredible dining experience for our guests and to hear that everything came...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here a few days ago. The welcome we received was amazing and that put us in a great mood to start with. The high prices dampened that mood a little. This may be "rustique", but at fine dining prices. I ordered the snapper...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mikey3552
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Mike. First and foremost, thank you for joining us. We're so glad that the food was prepared perfectly for you both on your visit. We're disappointed to hear that you felt our dishes were boring. Being lucky enough to receive our fish fresh from...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went back to The French as we had visited the restaurant 2 weeks prior and wanted to see If the food was just as magnificent as our previous visit. It was even better my wife had Seared Fois Gras and it was perfect. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank douglasfreeman
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Douglas, I am beyond flattered. Thank you, so much for acknowledging what we work so hard to achieve here at The French. Soup, entrees, dessert... all of it. We love knowing how much you both enjoyed all of the courses that you were served, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely restaurant with inside and outside seating. A very nice menu for lunch.Food excellent ,we ordered mussels and lovely thin fries and Duck Leg Confit, with a huge eclair with hazelnut mousse that we shared.Staff very personal, knowledgeable but not to pushy.On...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Barb V
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Barb, we're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time here with us The French. Thank you for touching on so many aspects of what you enjoyed about our place; seating, service, food, etc. We take an immense amount of pride in serving delicious...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to get outdoor seating on a perfect night. The food was outstanding and the wine list comprehensive. Our server was extremely pleasant, knowledgeable, and efficient.More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank snr2440
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We cannot thank you enough for joining us and for letting us know how much you loved your time spent with us at The French. Our outdoor seating is perfect for a beautiful night out in Naples and we're pleased that it suited you well...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love everything I eat here. We had brunch in May '18 and dinner recently with a large group, Jan '19. Great cocktails, great food. My husband is French as attests, this is authentic and delicious. I started to take photos of our food but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank jennyrenny2
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Jenny, thank you for joining us back in 2018 and again this month with a large group. It pleases us to hear that both of your visits were exceptional, with attentive service on both occasions. Glad that you were able to familiarize yourself with these...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I discovered this restaurant while attending the 5th Avenue art show. What a wonderful surprise. The food, service and ambiance were excellent. What made it truly special was the jazz trio led by outstanding guitarist Dan Heck. Can't wait to go back...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Lance M
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lance, we’re so glad that you stumbled upon us! 5th Avenue presents so many great festivals and various types of shows, and we’re glad that you chose to dine with us. We love nothing more than hearing that the service was great, the food was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our reservation was for 9 people and The French hostess sat us in a wonderful banquette style table that accommodated our needs perfectly in a semi private alcove near kitchen. The service was outstanding. Thank you to our servers (I forgot your names ladies..sorry) for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank KristinKport
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kristin, we cannot thank you enough for joining us at The French and for taking the time to let us know how much we truly added to this night out for all of you. To hear that the food, across the table, was cooked perfectly...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little gem on Naples 5th. Avenue. Décor was more 'Allo, 'Allo ( British T.V. comedy ) than Rive Gauche but this did not detract from an excellent dining experience capped off with a waiter with an impish sense of humour ( ...definitely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank samkenny44
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sam, we truly appreciate you joining us at The French and for noting so many aspects of your time here with us. We love to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere, that the food was fantastic, and that your server capped off your time with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love sitting here and eating French classics and watching all of the very expensive cars cruise by. The service was very good and the Frites, the best. We loved the French Onion soup, very classic. I enjoyed the soup and the beet salad, others...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank KristySTL
FrenchNaples, Owner at The French Brasserie Rustique, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kristy, we appreciate this excellent rating and hearing that you enjoy your time at our place so much. Sitting on Fifth Avenue while dining with delicious food is an outstanding experience. We take great pride in the classic French dishes that we provide here, and...More

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Ladyvol_10
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
Mailly Champagne is not on their fairly extensive wine list.
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manseekingfood
May 24, 2017|
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Response from Steffi818 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jim! You will Love Naples!! It's my favorite place!! A few things you may like: The French - 5th Ave. - Steak Frites Campiello's - 3rs Street - Short Ribs Mino's - down by Tin city - tagliatelle w meat sauce... More
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Debbie S
April 26, 2017|
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Response from TheFrench365 | Property representative |
Hello Debbie, You can find our Brunch menu on our website under the "Menu" drop-down and select the Lunch/Brunch option. The menu is the same for everyday of the week. Only difference is we open at 10am on Sunday for Brunch... More
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