This decades-old French bistro serves an antique menu of Parisian standards and solid regional Gallic fare. The dining room is
decorated with photos of Village notables; the noise level is a fraction of what you’d find in newer, more eclectic bistros, and the
regular patrons like it that way. Surrounded by snowy-haired townhouse residents, you’ll feel like a youngster as you tuck into a very creamy
app of baked snails in béchamel with plenty of garlic, a salade Lyonnaise featuring endive and Roquefort, or a classic oyster service
with mignonette. Entrees run to grilled salmon, pan-roasted chicken
breast, and a skirt steak with unimpeachable fries. A good choice for retro dining and one of the few of its type remaining downtown.
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