About La Bazenne on Fifth
Naples, FL 34102
After 40 years of being a top vacation destination for the Parisian jet-setting élite in Île de Ré, France, La Bazenne Café-Resto has now made its arrival on U.S. shores!
La Bazenne on Fifth draws heavily on the inspiration of the original La Bazenne in île de Ré, France, offering modern French, local and healthy cuisine alongside signature drink pairings and a social club twist. Outside of our brunch / lunch and dinner services, guests are always welcome to linger over a café in a comfy chair in our indoor or outdoor terraces or pass their evenings at our lively bar over signature drinks and food pairings.
Additionally, in order to replicate the “home-away-from-home” feel of neighborhood café-restaurants throughout France, La Bazenne on Fifth also hosts a variety of social events for our Club Members and guests throughout the year.
We look forward to seeing you often at La Bazenne on Fifth to share our love of French culture and cuisine!
French, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: 9:30am - 3:00pm (Sundays Only)
Lunch: 11:30am - 3:00pm (Every Day)
Dinner: 5:00pm - Close (Every Day)
4th and 5th Street
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catering Available Upon Request. Inquire with Amy Giacometti on 2396828623.
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
See Events and Social Club on labazenne.com
La Bazenne on Fifth Ratings and Reviews
Have been there before but this time the ...
Have been there before but this time they seemed overbooked. We had a reservation but it took awhile to set up our table. They were out of several entrees. Several of our 5 entrees were cold. Sorry this nice family owned restaurant isn't keeping up.
The menu misleads regarding the availabl ...
The menu misleads regarding the available cocktails. Vodka and gin are listed but upon closer questioning we found out that all cocktails were "wine-based." In other words, traditional spirits are not available. The menu does not divulge this fact. We would have chosen a different restaurant had this fact been clearly noted.
We'd made a reservation for 7:15 on Vale ...
We'd made a reservation for 7:15 on Valentines Day. They called us the day before and said please arrive a little early to ensure you are seated on time. We arrived at 7 pm, it took 10 minutes for the hostess to acknowledge us standing at the stand. She said it would be a wait and they took our number to call us when the table was ready. We stood at the entrance for 1/2 an hour and were never called. My husband went next door to Tulia and they sat us immediately. La Bazenne never called.
Small French restaurant with French insp ...
Small French restaurant with French inspired food. Waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. Food was just OK. We had the "steak frites" and were a bit disappointed Meat was bland and not tender. Good apps and wine list, however.
One of our favorite spots in Old Naples. ...
One of our favorite spots in Old Naples. Wonderful French bistro cuisine served in a warm, friendly atmosphere. Don't miss grouper risotto, steak frites, sweet or savory crepes or one of the many daily specials. Great wine list by the glass and the bottle.
La Bazenne pourrait être un bon restaur ...
La Bazenne pourrait être un bon restaurant. Le problème réside dans le service. Notre garçon nous a expliqué qu'il ne nous donnait pas plus de pain car nous ne mangerions pas les plats principaux, il a oublié qu'un de nos invités avait demandé du citron, a insisté pour qu'on prenne tous du dessert, n'a pas servi les apéros en même temps, etc...etc..etc..
Les prix sont corrects et la nourriture est bonne...mais le service est très déficient
We have been to La Bazenne at least four ...
We have been to La Bazenne at least four times and have enjoyed the Romantic Menu; two dine for &44, including a bottle of wine. The deal has changed considerably. Our dinner on Tuesday included a glass of champagne, two appetizer soups, steak frites and we puchased two glasses of red wine. The bill came to $79 plus tip. There was quite a difference in price considering that we had the same meal that we usually have. The food was good.
We make sure to visit La Bazenne anytime ...
We make sure to visit La Bazenne anytime we are down in Naples. The food is freshly prepared and delicious! Although the atmosphere is more casual and not the typical upscale decor of 5th Avenue, you feel as if you are dining in a Parisian cafe! For lunch or dinner, you'll love it.
We were disappointed in our experience. ...
We were disappointed in our experience. The waitress was excellent and went out of her way to make suggestions and offer advice but the food was not that great. I had onion soup that was average at best and not even hot. My wife had a bruschetta type appetizer and the ham could not be chewed it was so tough. I had the grouper with risotto which was good but not excellent. And again the risotto was on the cool side. My wife had the mussels and scallops pasta which was also not bad but she said she wouldn't get it again. Bazenne is getting good reviews but we were sorely disappointed. Le Lafeyette is a French place in Naples that really delivers. I'll end on a good note in that the French bread was delicious here.
Our favorite place on 5th avenue south. ...
Our favorite place on 5th avenue south. The croissant Benedict is sinfully delicious. It's my absolute favorite. Best of all they are dog friendly, since our Aussie Sam loves to come with us for brunch. This week my wife had the quiche and loved it. Last time I had the wild mushroom crepes, and they melted in your mouth. The owner, Amy, always makes you feel welcome. Enjoy.
Outrageous time between ordering and rec ...
Outrageous time between ordering and receiving our meal. The waiter never brought my husband's beer and only brought my wine after I had seen it sitting on the bar for 15 plus minutes and asked him about it!!! Doubt that we will go back, even tho the entrees were good
We booked for New Years Eve 9:45PM. The ...
We booked for New Years Eve 9:45PM. The menu was set with selections within (4) courses. We had (6) in our party and (4) guests had issues with cold or simply "off" courses.
We were not served desert until after midnight -this was not our plan or desire.
The wait staff acknowledged the meal as a disaster. Upon receiving the check I discover the $99/person on menu excluded choices made by (3) guests and the bill w/gratuity came to $900+ with no consideration for the delay or poor food.
My wife and I have been here a number of ...
My wife and I have been here a number of times for lunch or happy hour but this was probably our first time for dinner. It's never been particularly busy and we have always enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and French bistro style food,
We caught them on a bad evening when they had taken more reservations that they could handle with the limited number of staff they had working that evening. We had a late (for Naples) 8:15pm reservation and as we were seated we were warned that there was a back-up in the kitchen and it looked as though none of the other tables had so far been served nothing but beverages and bread. We decided to stay after the busboy told us it would only be a 10 minute but ultimately should have stuck with our initial instinct and left - although we seemed to fair better than others who had arrived earlier. Having said that, we almost had to plead to get any bread and water at our table.
Our shared appetizer arrived quickly and was very good, possibly because it was salad so could have been pre-prepared, but the wait for out mussels and steak frites entrées dragged on and on and, when they eventually arrived an hour later, they were fine but nothing remarkable. This is one of Naples more expensive restaurants but is primarily a sidewalk establishment so has little going for it beyond their food so a long wait is more of a problem here than in other establishments.
Excellent server - Sal made the evening ...
Excellent server - Sal made the evening "an event". He was like a good tour guide showing you "around his hometown".
The food was excellent. We found both inventive twists on classic dishes along with traditionally prepared French classics that were prepared flawlessly. All of this with a great view of the 5th pedestrians and ambiance. Great restaurant.
Had the Prix Fixe meal and would have be ...
Had the Prix Fixe meal and would have been better to have not tried for 3 courses with a toddler. He loved the mac and cheese, and we were on the sidewalk, so we could take him to go run around easily. The mussels were great, but the pasta was average. I also asked for a glass of wine and never received it. 3 time in 3 days in Naples that this type of thing happened with no drinks coming (this was before I had any drinks btw).
We have been to La Bazzene several times ...
We have been to La Bazzene several times, but had a disappointing meal last week. Our appetizers were good, and my wife had Grouper, which she enjoyed. I ordered Steak Frites which was truly awful. The steak was a thin piece of sirloin, no char on the outside, and overcooked to the point of being tasteless. The waitress removed it from our bill, but our meal was non the less ruined.
Unfortunately we were there during the C ...
Unfortunately we were there during the Christmas lighting ceremony. In the middle of the street was a Celtic dance troop that played the same set of songs repeatedly - which was out of the restaurant's control, but added to the overall poor experience. The service was very slow and inconsistent. Food was just ok. Would not recommend this at all.
La Bazenne is one of our favorites in SW ...
La Bazenne is one of our favorites in SW Florida, great experience and food all around. We have been going for years and it NEVER disappoints. The salad with brie on toast, the duck two ways, and the mussels are to die for. Try happy hour so you can eat a lot of the tapas.
Bravo as usual!
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