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Fifi's Bistro Cafe

1188 Forest Ave. (David Ave.) Send to Phone
831-372-5325 | Menu
Classic French dishes populate the menu, all served in a cozy setting.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Mon.-Fri. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5 p.m.-9 p.m.; Sat. 5 p.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Features
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Business casual
  • Reservations suggested

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Fifi's Bistro Cafe Restaurant Review

: Seemingly ho-hum from the street, Fifi's is painted a cheerful yellow and gussied up with gilded mirrors, velveteen, and posters en francais --- just the place for a quiet tête-à-tête. There are escargots in garlic butter, flavorful French onion soup and Fifi's charcuterie with cornichons to start. We like the moules frites for a casual supper --- juicy mussels cooked just so, the fries served hot and crispy. Do as the locals do and take advantage of mid-week and prix-fixe specials.

User Ratings & Reviews for Fifi's Bistro Cafe
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Poor service, management and food mediocre
by Chani on Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:22 pm
 
I hardly write reviews, especially a negative one, I prefer to praise than knock, but this one really deserves it.

I am just astonished at the experience in this restaurant last night!

My parents were here from out of town, and they wanted to go to a "nice restaurant" and so, we decided on this place. We brought our own bottle of wine because my mom had a special one we were saving for a special occasion, and I was planning on buying a nice (at least $200) desert wine.

Long story short, my gnocchi was undercooked and my parents thought so too, I've been to my fair share of "fine dining," and when a customer says something is undercooked or not cooked to their liking (which I RARELY do, I mean I'll eat a steak rare so... ). Usually they immediately correct it, and in NO way make the customer feel like there is something wrong with THEM and that the gnocchi is "just fine." :shock:

I told the waiter my gnocchi was undercooked, and all of a sudden, the service became garbage. :( The waiter stopped even caring about our table, it was like a feeling of they wanted us out of there as fast as possible. I wanted to order deserts, get the waiter's opinion, order a nice desert wine etc... I mean, that's fine dining right? All about the experience as a whole.

I asked to speak to the manager and what happened next is appalling... she said "yeah I know what you want, you need to leave" I was like, "I'm sorry... I was just trying to tell you your staff was not handling the situation properly, because if I was a restaurant manager I would like to know these things" She proceeded to point to the door and speak to me like I was beneath her, and said "just get out." My jaw dropped. :shock:

WHAT?!? Are you kidding me? The food was just MEDIOCRE, and really... it was like they were trying to make "fine food" but had a kid in the kitchen cooking it or something. Obviously my gnocchi was inedible, and the service.. well, you may already know what that was like by now.

Will never go back, will also tell people to avoid that place at all cost. Paid over $200 to be treated like garbage. I will be calling my credit card company for my refund...
 
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