Winner – Cassis Bistro
A classic French bistro honouring tradition and authenticity, Cassis is exactly what you picture when envisioning a meal break during a cycling trip through Paris. The grilled calamari salad and steak frites paired with a glass of French red makes for a perfect night out or in.
2nd – Rouge
Coming up on two decades of serving European-inspired cuisine in Inglewood, Rouge continues to be a standout for innovative and exciting offerings. Chef Paul Rogalski and co-owner Olivier Reynaud have made a commitment to serving European-inspired dishes made with all-Canadian ingredients. Two must-tries include the sous vide beef short rib, which is marinated for 48 hours, and the vegetarian eggplant parmigiana.
3rd – Purlieu
Eclectic modern bistro Purlieu has a cozy and comfortable atmosphere perfect for savouring rich, French-influenced fare — it’s no wonder it was was named one of Avenue’s Best New Restaurants in 2020. Chef Eric Mah has created a menu that has both classic French dishes as well as shareable small plates such as P.E.I. mussels and fries in French-Indian curry broth.