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Welcome to Le Bistro Restaurant

A chef driven eatery, Chef Andy Trousdale offers his exclusive "light" and simplified approach to classical cuisine,

transforming it into a more modern style in keeping with the times. He sources his products from the best of the best including mushrooms from Gratitude Gardens, local organic produce, meats from Allen Brothers, local and sustainable seafood, organic dairy products to name a few.

“One World One Cuisine”  Modern classical and healthful world influences make an exciting menu to delight all tastes. 

“Our goal is to make you feel comfortable, present well-balanced, tasteful, colorful food & an enjoyable dining experience”


"Andy was one of the top ten best sauciers that ever worked for me at The Waterside Inn"   Michel Roux Snr.


Andy's lifelong dedication to the culinary arts began with humble beginnings in prestigious restaurants throughout the globe including:

Three Star Michelin & Relais et Chateau establishments such as:

The Waterside Inn - Bray, England

Restaurant L'Oustau de Baumanière - Provence, France

Longueville Manor Hotel and Restaurant - Jersey, Channel Islands


A stint as a chef on a mega yacht brought him to Fort Lauderdale in 1992. Locally he was hired as the chef at the Plum Room at Yesterday's and The Blue Moon Fish Company. He then headed to the US Virgin Islands to open a restaurant in St. Thomas called Tavern on the Waterfront. It became time to head back to the mainland to open his own place

and Le Bistro afforded Andy the perfect opportunity.

Co-owner Elin, is a graduate of the School of Culinary and Hospitality Management at Sullivan County Community College. She previously worked at the Plaza Hotel, The Drake & Mayflower Hotels in Manhattan.


Combined talents in Culinary & Hospitality for the past 19 years, Le Bistro is a "shining star" within the culinary landscape of Broward County.

Le Bistro is a quaint, cozy & quiet local restaurant serving well-prepared classical and innovative menu items.

Special consideration is given to vegan and gluten-free diners. Enjoy our prized Beef Wellington and the finest seafood.

"We dine at many restaurants. Le Bistro is one of the best"

"The chef here is Michelin trained and it shows"

"Charming & cozy restaurant, casual and relaxed, good vibes and outstanding Beef Wellington & wine. My happy place"

"Le Bistro wine dinners are brilliant"

"Perfectly cooked steaks and Beef Wellington"

"A comfortable dining room to relax and enjoy the finest foods with the best company inluding my gluten free friends"

"Worth the Drive from anywhere"

"Le meilleur restaurant du sud de la floride"

"Beautiful food, Outstanding experience"

"Relaxed, cozy, unpretentious and very high-end food"

"Beautiful, fresh and well prepared seafood and vegan menu items"

"Everything was cooked perfectly. All the seafood and steaks were prepared to perfection. The sauces were incredible"

"Le Bistro is the only place I bring my guests. !00% satisfaction every time. Thank you!"

"South Florida restaurants may come and go, Le Bistro always hits the mark!  Our go to place for 23 years!"

"Magnificent Yacht Catering"

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