THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Le Bordeaux Restaurant Review:
Embracing all things French, this exclusive restaurant would get a nod of approval from any Frenchman who might wander through its doors. For starters, the menu is written in French on a chalk board; non-speakers can take recommendations from the experienced wait staff. Then there's the setting—a bungalow-turned bistro with several intimate dining areas, from a self-contained courtyard overlooking a wall garden to another sitting area with a European reflective pool. If that's not enough to fully convince you of Le Bordeaux's true roots, consider that the restaurant sells more duck than any other on Florida's west cost. Assorted wild game places, with combinations of venison, quail, and rabbit, along with olive-oil based seafood entrées revolve on and off the menu. The food definitely sets this place apart, with all reduction sauces, pates, smoked meats, breads, and pastries made in-house. And if you're in the mood for romance, Le Bordeaux is where many a man has proposed on bended knee. After popping the question, lovers can celebrate with Belgian chocolate rum cake for two and dancing the night away in the Left Bank, the adjacent lounge that stays open until 2 a.m.