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Rendez Vous Cafe Bistro

1111 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1611
+1 510-527-4111
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“ratatouille” (3 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
1111 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1611
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Came it for a quick eat, and not expecting anything. And we were quite pleased with the service, taste, and friendliness. The place is almost a throwback.

Thank i-witness30
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here at least 6 times and it is always very good. A great spot for dinner before a movie at the Albany theater They have special menus of the day too Good French food and it is a good value

Thank Gabrielle M
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Rendezvous is a popular neighborhood spot- menu is kind of a "greatest hits" of French food, and like the album genre, it's familiar and easy. I like to get the steak frites and a glass of the house red. The interior is terribly cliched, but...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Great Cassoulet and braised meat entrees. Come on Tues. for some Gypsy jazz. Also good for Brunch, croquet monsieur or Madame is excellent. My only complaint is the last time we were there the lights were turned up way to high ruining the romantic atmosphere....More

Thank badrrb
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I met for lunch on a Tuesday here. It is a pleasant neighborhood bistro located next to the theater. Parking is free on the streets nearby. Just be careful since they enforce the 90 minute time limit. The restaurant has street seating...More

Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 31 August 2017

What looks like a small place is actually quite roomy. Went for an early lunch, so there was only one other patron. Nice, clean and colorful. Tables are a little old, but, oh well, we were there for a meal not a live in! We...More

Thank Sunshine M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We live in the neighborhood and ate there for the first time on Sunday night. A good find. We'll definitely be back. I liked the three-course meal option for $26. It effectively gives you 25% off your meal. Reasonable number of choices for each course....More

Thank sarabseth
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to authentic French cuisine...nice ambience & Ratatouille, otherwise- pastry was tough, meat overcooked & undercooked other parts of Lamb. French onion soup average, not special. Creme Brule was fine, though not very warm. Wine also disappointing :( prices okay, if food...More

Thank Kirt E
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I love the authentic Salade Nicoise for lunch. Staff are friendly, service is good. You can also get a nice brunch on the weekend, and nice wine with dinner.

Thank Bdc2015
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Food was good and they offer nice variety of French foods. Grandson loved the tasty daube, felt it was authentic French.

Thank 15gigi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1611
    (Kains Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-527-4111
  • E-mail
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