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6118 Medau Pl. (Moraga Ave.) Send to Phone
Old-school bistro dining in a quaint, Tudor-style home.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Montclair Bistro Restaurant Review

: This restaurant in Oakland's sleepy Montclair Village offers old-school bistro dining in a quaint, Tudor-style home. Service is coddling and sincere; locals reserve this as a special occasion spot for chef Henry Vortriede's ornate --- almost Baroque --- Asian-influenced Cal-Med meals. The menu features tuna tartare in a potent Pollock painting of wasabi cream, and Champagne-poached prawn cocktail with Cognac-infused cocktail sauce. Maine lobster ravioli seems a bit lost in its sea of saffron broth. Entrées include a generously portioned panko-crusted sole with beurre blanc and tricolor tobiko caviar, and a bistro classic steak served atop pommes Anna and thumb-size stalks of asparagus. Desserts include chocolate mousse, panna cotta and crêpes Suzette. A Cab-heavy wine list is a suitable foil for the food.

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