Bar Bouchon

How to describe perfect ….. sitting on the outside patio at Bar Bouchon with absolutely gorgeous weather, terrific service, delicious food – what more can one ask for?

view from the patio

more views

Our wonderful waiter Alex

White wine from Bouchon’s list

Luna, Kushi and Kumamoto Oysters

Rolls with fresh butter

Oeuf Poche – Housemade English muffin with a soft poached hen egg, smoked salmon, crispy capers, Hollandaise – we asked for a half portion that they split in the kitchen with hollandaise on the side

Hollandaise

A perfect runny egg yolk – delicious

BYO red wine

Beef tartare with fried capers, nicoise olives, quail egg yolk and espelette aioli

Steak frites – pan-seared prime flatiron, caramelized shallots, maître d’hôtel butter & French fries

Close-up of the steak frites

I can think of no better place to be where you can have wonderful food plus great service at 3:30 on a Saturday afternoon.

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6 Responses to “Bar Bouchon”


  1. 1 Karen February 15, 2011 at 9:30 am

    Thank you! This goes on the list for a must try.
    By the way – are your santons made by Lise Berger?

  2. 2 lizziee February 15, 2011 at 9:53 am

    Karen, yes they are made by Lise Berger. How did you know?

  3. 3 Karen February 15, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    Hi Lizziee

    I recognized the santons…we first purchased from her 20 years ago and have 5 of her santons….I will send you an hysterical one we have of an old sot…with a wine bottle in his hand….we t her at her home in the south of frame and she is so very lovely. That was 10-12 years ago. The chef is similar toe one we have , but the facial expression is different. That is what I love about her. Each is different

    Thank you for the review of Bouchon. We have plans now to go there. Your server Alex was our favorite at palate! I love your blog and wrote to you about the persimmon pudding….found you on a search for persimmon pudding

  4. 4 Karen February 15, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    sorry just learning how to send from an ipad. sorry for altho e typos. will send you pics of the santons. we have them in plexiglass

  5. 5 Karen February 16, 2011 at 8:09 am

    Hi Lizzie
    It seems you ordered from the Bouchon Bistro menu, not the Bar bouchon menu…correct?

  6. 6 lizziee February 16, 2011 at 11:16 am

    Karen, would love to see your pics of the santons. We ordered from the brunch menu plus the bar bouchon menu.


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