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120 S E St, Exeter, CA 93221-1731
+1 559-592-9453
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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120 S E St, Exeter, CA 93221-1731
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Exeter in England but this was my first time in Exeter CA. To say they are vastly different settings would be a gross understatement. In no way could I have expected to find such a lovely little French Bistro in the latter....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AVLocal2013
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Elegant, warm, charming and very inviting atmosphere. Jennifer and her staff were like being around caring friends. Live music was excellent! Pastries, wine & food was superb♡♡We loved it so much we returned 2 consecutive days. Select wines & pastries are a must♡ In a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank miguel26044
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Four of us recently had a great dinner at Monet's. We had visited Sequoia National Park earlier in the day and we selected Monet's that night based on TripAdvisor reviews. We were lucky to have Jennifer, the owner, help us with the menu and chat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank scott r
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, bistro style decor. Food was delicious, beef stroganoff and grilled pork were very good. Good wine selection and dessert was also very nice. Overall a great find in small town of Exeter.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BoogietheJedi
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We were staying in Exeter for two nights while we visited Sequoia National Park and on the first night we went to Monet's on the recommendation of our Air BnB host. We loved it so much we went back the next night! The restaurant has...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bengreen981
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Nice fresh food, local wines that match the dishes and even Belgian beer available. The live music just made it perfect. Thanks to Jennifer and her team

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roy S
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We discover this tiny restaurant serving great food (french touch) , great owners. We enjoy so much the live music and habitué guests that bring us to dance. Thanks

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carlo B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Pros: Very good food, its like Italian/ french / american fusion, a large wine list, you can buy most wine by the glass, and live music on the weekends. The desserts and coffee do not disappoint, they have creme brulee made fresh daily, and they...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rose Y
Reviewed 10 May 2018

A small, atmospheric restaurant with a French "feel". We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The service was friendly but not overly attentive and the food was good, although as Brits we only had room for a salad and half a pudding each. We much enjoyed...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We chose this restaurant based upon previous TripAdvisor reviews. What a gem! The restaurant was busy on a Tuesday night, we did have to wait about ten minutes for a table. A guitar player was in the corner throughout our meal. The music was pleasant,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Kimberly C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 S E St, Exeter, CA 93221-1731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 559-592-9453
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