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Ecole de Cuisine Le Fort

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Lazaro Cardenas No. 71-A, Bucerias, Mexico
+52 329 298 1532
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 04:30
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Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Myself and a friend had another wonderful evening hosted by Gilles & Margarita. We enjoyed it so much last year we made a point of reserving again this year. We weren't disappointed. Gilles prepared a wonderful meal while engaging and entertaining the room. The people we dined with had been many times before. I understand Gilles & Margarita may not... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Evening starts in the chef's kitchen with Kir Royale and meeting your fellow diners. The menu is selected by the diners in advance. Then the cooking begins and we started with foie gras followed by seafood vol au vent, main course was leg of lamb Dijon and a dessert of crepe Suzette. Lovely evening, Chef Gilles and his wife Margarita... More 

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Thank Alan L
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

If you are seeking something completely different and unexpected on your Mexican vacation, you must try Chef Giles' cooking school in Bucerias! Excellent food, accompanied by wine and socializing with the Chef and his wonderful wife, Marguerite, plus the ability to meet and talk with other couples attending made for a terrific night. Highly recommend this!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We have eaten there several times now over the last few years. If you are the first to make a reservation, you get the honor of selecting the menu. Usually you dine in the kitchen while the food is being prepared. It is a fun evening and you never know who else will be there to share the experience. Gilles... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Though it was a great return visit for us, it was also a birthday celebration.............and not one to be forgotten! Margarita & Gilles are consumate, entertaining hosts, in what's now a popular, and becoming busy small town. Our "class"/dinner was just as delicious as we'd remembered from our lastvisit there, 2 years ago. Detail and service is wonderful, and it's... More 

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Indiana
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93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Gilles and Margarita, chef/owner and wife, are very nice people We have visited Le Fort a few times over the years. You watch the chef prepare your meal while enjoying champagne and an appetizer. Then the whole group dines together outdoors. HINT-be the first person to make a reservation for the evening and you get to select the menu for... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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155 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Le Fort is not your usual restaurant. There is a set price, $60US, and just the one sitting. You begin your evening around a u-shaped sitting areas as the chef prepares portions of the meal and explains the dishes. To start we had glasses of kir royal (champagne with an added liqueur) and a portion of terrine. We then moved... More 

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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Simple food, anyone could prepare with high prices for what you receive. Would not recommend unless you like to pay for entertainment. Absolutely nothing to be learned from going to a setting. Charming couple but you can do better at so many other restaurants in Bucerias.

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Thank LeeandGeorgia
Morristown, NJ
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290 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Just enjoyed another fine evening at this fine dining restaurant. If you appreciate authentic haut cuisine, this is a Must try when in the Bucerias area. They generally only open for a group of at least 6 persons, at which point you get to select the three course fixed price menu. Gilles is an artist and his wife a superb... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Fabulous. A unique experience my family will not soon forget. The food was fantastic, the hosts interesting and accommodating. We highly recommend and will be returning as there was many choices on the menu that need to be tried.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 04:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 04:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 04:30
Thursday
08:00 - 04:30
Friday
08:00 - 04:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lazaro Cardenas No. 71-A, Bucerias, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Bucerias
  • Phone Number: +52 329 298 1532

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?