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Figaro Bistrot

1802 N. Vermont Ave. (Franklin Ave.) Send to Phone
323-662-1587 | Menu
If only the fare was as authentic as the décor at this charming bistro.
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Figaro Bistrot Restaurant Review

: If not for the English voices, you'd swear this little bistro was in the heart of the fifth arrondissement, thanks to a 150-year-old stained glass ceiling, authentic zinc bar and Art Nouveau lighting fixtures. It’s a lovely environment for a respectable café au lait and pain au chocolate in the morning, and breakfasts are solid and generously plated. At night, it’s best to stick to tried-and-true bistro favorites, such as French onion soup, escargots Bourgogne, rotisserie chicken and entrecôte au poivre in black pepper-Cognac sauce, served with better-than-average pommes frites. We've enjoyed the duck confit, only to be disappointed on subsequent visits. The small, mostly French wine list is very reasonably priced and very appropriate for a bistro, while some pricier Burgundies show up on a reserve list. Fruit tarts, soufflés and pastries from the in-house boulangerie make for pleasant finales.

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