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“Good but pricy”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Bitton Bistro Cafe

Bitton Bistro Cafe
Ranked #3 of 6 Dessert in Islamorada
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: French, Cafe
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Charming French cafe in the heart of Islamorada! EVERY DAY FROM 7AM to 5PM Crepes, homemade Italian gelato, salads, sandwiches. French bakery and the best espresso! Kids corner, Free WI-FI and latest magazines for your review... Take out - Boat lunch boxes - light catering.
Mount Sterling, Kentucky
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good but pricy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

This place is worth trying once. We will maybe go back on our next trip in December. I would say it would be a for sure stop if the owner wasn't kind of rude. I do have to agree with some reviews about that, which is why I am giving 4 stars. The girl who waited on us was nice, but the owner seemed to be annoyed that she would stay at our table talking to us about other things than the restaurant. I bought one of the paintings on the wall, & even though the price said $25.00, I was charged $35.00. I went back in the restaurant before we left & he refused to see it said $25.00, I didn't argue because there wasn't much use, the owner clearly did not care! That is my only huge complaint!

The prices, we could see, so I can't complain about that, except for the whip cream, which we thought was included with our Crepes, & it tuned out it was $3.00 each extra. Our bill came to $92.00, so it was around $57.00 without the painting. The food is good, but the prices are really high. I think he could come down on the prices a little.

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Quaint and pleasant surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

What a lovely respite from the grimy dinginess of so many places on Islamorada. We were convinced that the only places to eat here were extremely high-end or extremely dive-y and scary. By the time we ventured here for breakfast we had zero expectations and a lot of trepidation because so many spots here have great reviews but disappointed greatly. Bitton Bistro was the perfect breakfast spot. A large selection of coffee, tea and juices, beautiful pastries, and a menu of crepes a mile long. We had shrimp quiche with a fresh green salad and the Lorraine crepe. Excellent! Great service and peaceful European style atmosphere. I'd go there every morning if we were staying longer. Highly recommend.

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Ft. Lauderdale
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

I love this restaurant, everything I ate there was amazing. I had their crepes twice, the ham and cheese was so big it didn't even fit on the plate. The nutella & bananas are so good you will go back just for those. They have wonderful french pasteries that you can take with you back to your motel. So many choices and each one is better than the last one.

I never did get a chance to taste their quiche but others around me said it was the best they had ever eaten. I have been to France 6 times and this food is even better than what I bought there. They also have gelato which my boyfriend had and it was awesome.

The waitress that was working at the time was such a sweetheart, The man that was doing the cooking I would guess is the owner. He is also very nice and chatted with us for a few minutes. They are only open for Breakfast & Lunch, sure wish they were open later since I would have eaten there for dinner as well. This is a place that I will stop at even if I am going further south.

  • Visited June 2014
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“Rediculous crepes!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

These crepes are no joke authentic (or as much as an American can now authentic French to be) crepes. Great hospitality between the savory or the sweet crepes you can't go wrong both are awesome. Highly suggested for breakfast as you're traveling south. I would go here time and time again.

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New Braunfels, Tx
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“excellent lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Croissants were delectable. Outstanding quiche, large serving. Nice, friendly staff. Meant to return for their homemade gelato but ran out of time. This is a very good spot for lunch!

Visited June 2014
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