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3 Best French Restaurants in San Jose, CA

Expert recommended Top 3 French Restaurants in San Jose, California. All of our french cuisine actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

LEFT BANK BRASSERIE

377 Santana Row, Suite 1100, San Jose, CA 95128 Directions

Since 2003

Here’s The Deal:
Left Bank Brasserie is a bustling, family-friendly French brasserie that serves a seasonally changing menu with outdoor seating. The Brasserie is known for simple, seasonally changing French-inspired cuisine crafted by Chef Roland Passot. Their large, casual elegant main dining room has everything from a family table of 20 to a romantic table of two. Their menu features a diverse selection of meat, fresh vegetables, seafood, hearty salads, and sumptuous desserts. Their happy hour is the perfect time to join them for a bite and libation while on the patio or at the bar. They often feature specials inspired by the chefs' weekly forays to the local farmer's markets. Left Bank Brasserie has gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan menu options. Gift cards are available.

SPECIALTY:
L'assiette De Charcuterie, L’assiette De Fromages, Escargots, Cheese Fondue, Steak Tartare, French Onion Soup, Salade Lyonnaise, Salade Verte, Raclette Burger, Bacon Blue Cheeseburger, Prawns Provençale, Petite Bouillabaisse, Niçoise Salade, Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Trout Almondine, Moules Frites, Beef Bourguignon & Braised Lamb Shank

Price: Appetizers starts from $14
Soups and Salads starts from $11
Burgers starts from $17
Classic Entrées starts from $18
Sides starts from $8

... More Prices Appetizers starts from $14
Soups and Salads starts from $11
Burgers starts from $17
Classic Entrées starts from $18
Sides starts from $8
Dessert starts from $8

Reservations

[email protected]

leftbank.com/#san-jose

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Mon-Thu: 11:30am - 9pm
Fri: 11:30am - 10pm
Sat: 11am - 10pm
Sun: 11am - 9pm

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BLACK SHEEP BRASSERIE

1202 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 30, San Jose, CA 95125 Directions

Since 2015

Here’s The Deal:
'Black Sheep Brasserie' is located in the heart of downtown Willow Glen. The Brasserie features a mix of modern Californian and classic French-inspired cuisine composed of seasonal ingredients. 'Black Sheep Brasserie' has an eclectic and restrained French varietal wine list, classic rooted cocktails, local and foreign craft beers, and an extensive and thoughtful spirits selection. Kids can enjoy their cheeseburger, penne pasta, and grilled 4oz filet mignon. 'Black Sheep Brasserie' is fully wheelchair accessible. Gift cards are available.

SPECIALTY:
Cheese Stuffed Crispy Fried Olives, Manresa Baguette, Duck Liver Mousse, Charcuterie Board, Chef's Selection of Cheeses, Classic Beef Tartare, Steamed Mussels, Charred Broccolini, Confit Pork Belly, Green Garlic Panisse, Spring Greens, Parmesan Risotto, Nordic Farmed Halibut, Bone-In Pork Chop & Mesquite Grilled Filet Mignon

Price: Hors D'oeuvres starts from $4
Small Plates starts from $13
Soup & Salad starts from $13
Entrées starts from $18
Sides starts from $6

Reservations

bsbwillowglen.com/dinner

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Tue-Thu: 5pm - 8pm
Fri & Sat: 5pm - 8:30pm
Sun & Mon: Closed

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LE PAPILLON

410 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129 Directions

Since 1977

Here’s The Deal:
'Le Papillon' is an upscale, elegant circa-1977 eatery pairing a contemporary French menu with more than 500 wines. The restaurant features tasting and prix fixe menus with sustainable organic ingredients. The starters at le papillon are mushroom salad with bay shrimp, artichoke soup, corn chowder, and Dungeness crab souffle. Their entrees include herb-crusted halibut, roasted breast of pheasant, braised sturgeon, grilled noisettes of lamb, and bison tenderloin. 'Le Papillon' also offers a full catering service with many menu options to choose from. Their catering menus are custom-tailored to the specific needs and tastes of their clients.

SPECIALTY:
Pan-Roasted Vegetables with Soft Polenta and Fried Herbs, Rack of Lamb, Baby Lettuce with Sherry Vinaigrette and Danish Blue Cheese, Heirloom Tomato Salad with Ricotta, Baby Lettuce, Salsify Soup with Duck Royale and Truffle, Grilled Hawaiian Swordfish, Black Olive Caramel & Sugar Snap Pea Soup with Roasted Button Shiitake Mushrooms

Reservations

[email protected]

lepapillon.com

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Thu & Fri: 5:30pm - 9pm
Sat & Sun: 5pm - 9pm
Mon-Wed: Closed

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