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“Excellent cocktails”
Review of Chez Nous

Chez Nous
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Ranked #10 of 296 Restaurants in Schenectady
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times. .Cocktails consistently very good. Particularly good tonight. Fortunate to have this restaurant in Schenectady. That being said, where the restaurant is located should not influence pride in service or execution. Service great. Execution..... Could be better. Bread was STALE. Unacceptable and a bit insulting. Oysters were not shucked correctly and 2 of the 6 should not have been sent out. Some were difficult to get out of shell. Cocktails very good. Seems like a couple of additions to dishes that weren't there before... Like caviar (teaspoon size dollop) to accompany oysters and sardines on dish of the Caesar salad. Now..... I am giving it 5 because I am rounding up...... And I am optimistic that one day I can enthusiastically give full five. I hope that the people in charge of the menu continue to evaluate and adjust offerings. If they want to command higher prices, execution needs to be better.

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had wedding anniversary dinner at Chez Nous last night and it was a great dining experience. Menu choices were unique for the area... we had the Elk chops and the Wild boar ragout. Both very good and served with French style and great service. Main courses a little pricey (not unexpected given the uniqueness of the menu options) but the wine was actually very reasonable. Overall a high quality meal and would definitely eat there again.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Charming entrance into a beautiful home. It had patio seating available, but we chose to eat inside. The decor was very French! There was a small side room that would fit an intimate party of 20 or so. The bar was very inviting and the bartender engaging. Our meals, all 4, were outstanding. And our waiter,Moe, was the best.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We were dropping off our son at nearby Union College and came here for dinner with another family. Expecting just a simple French bistro, we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service of this establishment.

Every dish we ordered, from the steamed mussels to grilled halibut to duck breast and lamb chops, was perfectly cooked and fabulously presented. And the wine suggested by the waiter was a perfect match for all the plates. We were the only table being served outside that evening and both the host and waiter were very attentive throughout.

This was by far the best meal we had that week when we traveled throughout upstate New York. It was too bad that it was closed for the rest of the Labor Day weekend or we would have returned the next day.

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ChezNousSchenectady, Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thanks so much for your kind comments. We're grateful that you felt you received the experience we strive to give all our guests. We love serving the Union College community and look forward to hosting you again.

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Visiting from Boston we made a last minute reservations at Chez Nous on a Friday night...what a surprise to find this hidden gem on Union Street in Schenectady. Chez Nous could easily compete with the best of Boston.

Our waiter Michael was knowledgeable, friendly and very helpful with the menu choices. His suggestion of the frenched cut pork chop was excellent. The basil-taragon honey reduction and whiskey sauce was good enough to drink! My wife had the halibut in a molasses soy sauce and said it was outstanding. The quality of the fish and the blending of flavors made for a memorable dish.

The restaurant was lovely with beautiful artwork, comfortable seating and an outdoor patio. Worth the road trip. We hope to return next time in the area.

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