About Voila French Bistro
Voilà French Bistro offers classic bistro dishes in a exquisitely designed setting filled with more than a touch of the real France, authentic lunch and dining at its finest. We are the place for mussels, seafood, foie gras, escargot and more.
New owner since the 1st october 2015, a new menu is crafted by the french chef Jean- Christophe, which reflects the best of East France and the freshest ingredients of the season. Jean Christophe's personal touch and tireless devotion to his creations has made a night at Voilà the perfect place for date night, friends getting together, a nice family dinner, or private party.
French, Fish, Provencal
Hours of Operation:
Lunch & Dinner
Tuesday to Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday & Monday: Closed
Mountain View/ Via Linda
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Jean Christophe Gros
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Special Events & Promotions:
Please call 480-614-5600: Ask for Segolene
Voila French Bistro Ratings and Reviews
This is about the only French food in th ...
This is about the only French food in the valley but it is really very good. Although a limited menu selection everything is good quality. The hot bread they serve you as soon as you come in is really wonderful and the souffle dessert is as good as it gets.
Wow, what a bust! We were looking forwar ...
Wow, what a bust! We were looking forward to an evening of French fare, but couldn't have been more disappointed.
First, all of our food was overcooked: My "special" sweetbreads in a cognac sauce and my wife's boeuf bourguignon were as limp as dishtowels and just as tasty. Even the green beans were straight out of a can and overdone; not a snap to any of them.
Second, and to make matters worse, our server was clueless. We asked what "traditional" boeuf bourguignon, as stated on the menu, meant. Clearly stumped, she said, "Uh, the way the chef makes it?" One of the featured appetizers was tabouli (sp.?), which she first mispronounced and then described as a "rice" dish.
Forget about drinks: A French bistro without a Chablis on the carte du vin"? No Lillet?
And, to top it all off, the prices were outrageously high for a meal best served to folks with no standards and short memories.
Have a taco instead of wasting your time here.
Chef Jean Christoph provided us with yet ...
Chef Jean Christoph provided us with yet another outstanding meal. Every dish was artfully presented and was flavorful. The tabboulah salad with lobster meat was delicious as was the lobster ravioli. Meals at Voila never disappoint.
Not totally authentic but close enough for Scottsdale. The food is a tad on the dull side however the ingredients are very good and most dishes are carried off well. The servers are French sometimes the service can be a tad off also. Still the best place for french food in Scottsdale. The outdoor area is quite Charming.
We enjoy introducing friends to this gem of a restaurant. The service is always outstanding and the food awesome. It is so nice to find a restaurant that serves amazing food AND has amazing service!!! The staff go out of their way to make you feel welcome. It os our favorite restaurant for sure!!!
Must attend dining
The setting is quiet European welcoming. Excellent choice of superbly prepared and tasty French dishes. You won't regret this choice. Our friends really enjoyed their meals. We went back a second time and were not disappointed. Will be there again on our return to Scottsdale. Segolene and Jean-Christophe own and are always present. They should be proud of Voilà Bistro
Perfect French bistro
This is the only French Bistro in Scottsdale I would recommend to a friend. I am from France and have been repeatedly disappointed with French restaurants in town where the food was barely average. This is it. The owner chef has intensive restaurant experience in France and his wife has worked all her life in the hospitality industry. Her English is excellent!! The food is typical from bistro/brasserie type in France, cooked with passion and quality ingredients. All the staff is very kind, knowledgeable and attentive to the customer needs. The restaurant itself is very clean, with nice white tablecloths. The boeuf bourguignon, the scallops in puff pastry, the bouillabaisse were all excellent. Love the Ile flottante or the souffles for dessert! They also have specials you can choose from. The decor is nice and you can eat inside or enjoy the quiet patio outside(they have heaters and misters). Menu is reasonably priced for the quality of food. Good value. Would highly recommend this restaurant.
Quality of food was excellent. We had o ...
Quality of food was excellent. We had one of the seafood specials and a beef bourguignon which were so delicious... Amazing cooked cabbage (and mussels, scallops, etc) in the seafood dish. Loved our warm Chocolate tart... Nice lighting on the patio... more quaint than inside. It's not overly elegant but very friendly service, I love supporting a local business whose owners help serve (!), and it's reasonably priced.
Casual white tablecloth find
I spotted their name on their restaurant awning driving by one day. French Bistro and Wine. Enticing to me. Looked them up on the internet and learned a heartwarming story about a young French couple who left their careers in France to come to the US and buy a restaurant in Scottsdale. He's a serious and experienced chef, she is a vivacious business partner and absolutely perfect front room person.
The food was very good, very traditional French directed to USA pallets. We sat on their patio and were attended to skillfully and with just the right amount of attention. We were impressed with the care they gave my wife who medically requires gluten free food, modifying their offering to fit her needs.
Voila will become our "go to" special occasion restaurant because it is small, relatively quiet, great food and though expensive for us has become very special for us.
A Superior French Bistro!
The Viola Bistro in Scottsdale is operated by a French chef with extensive credentials and his wife. They dreamed of moving to the US from France for several years before finally completing all of the necessary financial arrangements and moving to Arizona. They purchased this location about a year ago and are presently developing an impressive following in Scottsdale and Phoenix (my wife and I drove up from Tucson about 125 miles away to try this bistro). We travel to France every two years and have visited many bistros in different cities. The Viola menu and food preparation ranks with the very best bistros in our opinion! The food is made with fresh ingredients and prepared with the skill of a chef with years of experience, and the service was superb. Please take the time to review the menu on their website and make a reservation; I promise you will not be disappointed.
Good but not worthy of the price
Food was well prepared but one of the orders was for the wrong item. Pork delivered, beef ordered. Big complaint was the kids playing and skateboarding next to our table on public property . Very distracting since we were on the patio.
A Wonderful Gem
From the fantastic Salmon three ways appetizer to the chocolate mousse dinner completely lived up to expectation as this wonderful little French restaurant came recommended from a foodie friend! This is a small restaurant with outdoor seating; not opulent but it is exactly what it needs to be, comfortable and about the food and experience. It reminded me of many a small restaurant that one finds in Toulouse... all with wonderful meals and great service.
The Branzino was perfectly cooked as were my scallops. The service was warm and friendly and attentive when it needed to be. Definitely nice when the owner comes around to meet the diners and help with service.
Very much look forward to eating here again and trying out more of the interesting menu!
Felt like I was back in France! :)
My husband and I happened to be in Scottsdale over the Valentine's Day Weekend, and found this restaurant by chance on OpenTable. What a great stroke of luck!
I spent a year studying in France when I was in college, and we have traveled there for vacation many times, always savoring the wonderful food. Being here was like being back there...amazing food, excellent and sophisticated service, and French music and conversation between the restaurant staff. A fabulous experience overall!!
First dinner here on Valentines Day. Li ...
First dinner here on Valentines Day. Limited menus but excellent food and wine. I look forward to coming back on a normal night.
Waitress was too busy to properly service all the tables. Should have put more servers on the schedule for such a busy night.
What a great gem in Scottsdale!!! Delicious !
This must have been the best french food I have had in Arizona! Absolute delicious!
I have now been several times there since the new owner purchased the restaurant and it has become my favorite restaurant in town. I have not had a bad dish yet.
They have some great specials and unlike other restaurants where specials are often offered to get rid of some food before it goes bad, here the specials are often to introduce french dishes often not found in the States. This is not nouvelle cuisine so you can expect good portions and very tasty food. I highly recommend this place!!!! A++
New French in Scottsdale
My meal was delicious- I had an entree, main course and dessert. My husband was not impressed with his fish. He complained that it lacked flavor. Decor was traditional French brasserie with friendly staff and a good location. I will need to keep going back to try more of the dishes.
The Ceasar salad was rather pedestrian, as well as the smoked salmon appetizer. The fresh baked bread was a very nice touch. The scallops main dish was very tasty and generous number of scallops. Duck, very tasty as well. The souffle was wonderful as well. We'' go back for sure.
Still needs some work
I have high hopes for what this restaurant can become. I have only had lunch here, but found the food underwhelming. Their onion soup is a pale version of the real thing, for example.
Service was lovely with Segolene providing responsive and personable though not intrusive attention. It's still early to be making a true evaluation, but I hope to be back soon and will try additional menu items.
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