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“Delightful surprise”
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The French Bulldog
Price range: US$30 - US$30
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Lewis
Reviewed March 4, 2014

We enjoyed the special wine and dinner pairing at the French Bulldog for Valentine's Day. What a delightful discovery of good food and an attentive waiting staff. It was nice to not be rushed so we could enjoy our dinner and conversation. On a return trip back to the restaurant, we had the same waiter and the service and food was excellent. The French Bulldog reminded me of some of the bistros in Paris and bars in Germany.

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Thank Traveler-Sachi
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Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a place to have a relaxing Sunday brunch with a Bloody Mary or mimosa. Not as easy as it sounds. Sunday buffet brunches are becoming rare and more pricey. Most breakfast places are manic, noisy, crowded and rushed. We settled on The French Bulldog. Liked the JJ Brewskys that was there before until it started its downhill spiral. The space is not over crowded or overly noisy and if anything has been slightly improved.

I have to say my initial impression is that $27. For an omelet or eggs Benedict is pricey. The unlimited drinks does not make the price unjustified or unreasonable though.

We started out with a basket of beignets which did have a bit of a greasy taste.

I had an omelet with a side of red potato wedges and my wife had eggs Benedict with the potatoes as well. Both of our dishes were very good. No complaints but no wow either.

We did have 3 drinks each so the price was reasonable. The bloody Mary's were pretty bland and served with a small piece of bacon. No vegetable garnish. Had to request pepper, hot sauce and horseradish to doctor some taste to them. The mimosas were not distinguished with fresh squeezed juice or anything.

Still looking for a Ventura County Sunday brunch spot. Would give the French Bulldog another shot for lunch or dinner.

Thank Foosh9
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Stopped at the French Bulldog for a week day lunch. Cristy was a great server. The kids meals were the best value, and the adults made sure none of the generous serving went to waste. The veggie panini at$11 is an expensive lunch sandwich, but one of the best I have had.

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Reviewed July 25, 2013

Great ambience, wonderful dog decorations, unusual and tasty cocktails, good food. Closing hours can vary so make sure they are still open if you tend to eat late like we do.

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Thank walterandgina
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Just OK...cool location and decor. food was good ..service was just OK We went for a business lunch. The place was nearly empty when we arrived, but they took a long time to seat us and take our order...Maybe we caught them on an off day

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Thank MalibuNano
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