Lilly's French Cafe & Bar

1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
Lilly's French Cafe & Bar - Homestead Business Directory

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Top Sentiments among Lilly's French Cafe & Bar Reviewers

Nice wine list Great dinner dish Classic desserts Great mussels Good toasted bread Love hangar steak Good goat cheese salad Best French Onion soup Nice bottle Great fun meal

Customer Reviews (39 reviews)


on Citysearch Oct 12, 2009
I brought our group of eight here for a celebratory business dinner--a well-traveled, upscale group--and ended up embarassed by the listless greeting, the indifferent waitress (an 18 percent tip was added... (more)


on Yahoo Mar 22, 2009
I was so disappointed! I read all the great reviews a long time ago, so Lillyâ??s was on my To Go list. The place is just another pretentious, overpriced, not-so-French â??French LA restaurantâ?. The mushroom,... (more)


on Yahoo Dec 25, 2008
The food here is very average and the service was horrible. They were unable to give any recommendation for wine, when the appetizers took forever to come out the bread basket went un-refilled. Dessert took 20... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 23, 2008
In a great neighbourhood we were expecting the typical excellent service you experience on most of Abbott Kinney. Sadly, this was NOT the case at Lilly's. There was no reccomendation for wine; and it seemed a strange... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 30, 2008
For some, it's all about the food. For me, it's always about the atmosphere... This place made me smile so big as soon as I walked in - the energy is great, it's quaint, no fuss, no lines, just good old fashioned... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 15, 2008
I'm a local Venice resident and I like Lily's. However, I'm very very disturbed that they serve Foie Gras. For those of you that don't know this is a food product which is created by a disturbing torturous method that... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 26, 2008
We sat under a piece of art work twenty feet long made of neon bright melted plastic and squashed solo cups. The entire night was unbelievably distracting because, and I am not joking- as the staff would stampede past... (more)

Mary N

on Yahoo Mar 06, 2008
How on earth can Lilly's end up on the home page of yahoo as one of the best French restaurants in LA? I have eaten there and one experience has been worse than the last! The service is horrible and the food is worse! In... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 31, 2008
In a nut shell: The watier forgot us, then forgot to submitt our order, then forgot our order, then forgot to submitt our order, then forgot to submitt our order a third time!! When we were ready to leave the waiter... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 03, 2007
Well on the whole Lilly's was not worth it. First the staff was cold and disorganized, the food was fair to poor. The appetizers where weak, escargot lacked flavor, the lobster bisque had no lobster and was more like... (more)
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