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The 7 Best French Restaurants Near Mountain View

Updated: May 2, 2022

Love French bistros and fresh baguette? Then you should know Mountain View boasts some great French dining options. We analyzed the best review sites including diner and expert reviews for the top places for French Cuisine in Mountain View. If you're craving escargot or a fresh salad nicoise one of these Mountain View venues will have the answer.

Find the perfect French restaurant

Chez TJ

French, $$$$, Mountain ViewFrench, $$$$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat

    Best Eats on the Peninsula

    Zagat
  • Michelin Guide

    One Star • High quality cooking, worth a stop (2019)

    Michelin Guide

La Fontaine Restaurant

French, $$, Mountain ViewFrench, $$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Le Petit Bistro

French, $$$, Mountain ViewFrench, $$$Mountain View, Saint Francis Acres
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Crepevine Restaurants

New American, $$, Mountain ViewNew American, $$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Zola

French, $$, Palo AltoFrench, $$Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist

    The 15 Greatest Restaurants In Palo Alto

    Thrillist
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

Pastis

French, $$, Palo AltoFrench, $$Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

La Boheme

French, $$, Palo AltoFrench, $$Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best French restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 26488 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 2325 lists and articles from Michelin Guide and Thrillist and others were carefully reviewed by boam. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019), Thrillist - The 15 Greatest Restaurants In Palo Alto and Michelin Guide - One Star • High quality cooking, worth a stop (2019). We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Factoids

  • The most expensive ever

    The most expensive macarons costs a whopping$7,000! Would you be willing to pay$7,000 for a fancy Macaroons Haute Couture?

  • A classic meal

    pot-au-feu from France is must try! It’s so delicious because of its ingredients which include beef stew.

  • The world-record holder

    Are you a fan of salmon chowder? The current record for eating the most salmon chowder is 23 pounds! Do you love salmon chowder enough to beat this record?

Parking information

Getting a good parking spot in Mountain View can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen French spot.

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