Savor Sarasota: C'est la Vie ! University Park | Lakewood Ranch

8527 Cooper Creek Blvd.
University Park, FL 34201
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EXTENDING - Through September



1st Course: (Choice of)
- Cassolette d' escargots - snails in garlic and herbs
- Soup of the day - ask your waiter
- Onion soup gratin - served with toasts
- Homemade pâté de campagne - served with onion jam and blackcurrant cream, pickles & toasts

2nd Course: (Choice of)
- Mussels marinieres or creamy style - served with homemade french fries
- Coq au vin - stew in red wine sauce served with fresh fettuccine pasta
- Poulet a la parisienne - parisienne style (cream, mushrooms, peas, parmesan) chicken served with fresh fettuccine pasta
- Complete crêpe - swiss cheese, ham, and an egg

3rd Course: (Choice of)
- Traditional crème brûlée - bourbon vanilla flavor
- Apple crumble - served with rhum raisin ice cream
- Banana split - banana cut in half along its length with vanilla & strawberry ice cream served with hot chocolate and almonds


1st Course: (Choice of)
- C'est la vie! salad - prosciutto, chicken, pastrami, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, mixed greens, and mushrooms
- Landaise crepe - spinach, goat cheese, tomatoes, and walnuts in a cream sauce
- Montpellier toasted panini - chicken, tomato, bacon
- Croissant au jambon - toasted croissant with ham and covered in melted swiss cheese
- Quiche of the day

2nd Course: (Choice of)
- Crêpe butter and sugar
- Crêpe lemon and sugar, lemon and caramel, orangecaramel
- Crêpe strawberry jam, raspberry jam or apricot jam


C’est La Vie is an authentic French restaurant, bakery, and café located in University Parkway | Lakewood Ranch area.

Myriam and Jean Dandonneau run the first "C’est La Vie !" franchise partnership. C'est la Vie ! offers you a great selection of wine and beer, outdoor and indoor seating like many of the established bistros in France.

Two french chefs Michael Deshayes and Arnaud Wallet are in charge of the cooking and prepare a large variety of traditional dishes : mussels and french fries, beef burgundy, foie gras, snails...etc...

Enjoy the taste of authentic French Bistro Cuisine for breakfast and lunch and dinner. Dine outdoors on the patio or in our restaurant. Fresh baked breads and authentic french pastries are available seven days a week from our own bakery.

For something different, bring the taste of France to your next event. We offer on-site catering for all types of functions throughout the greater University park area.+


  • General Information
    • Days Open
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    • Hours of Operation
      • Mon & Tues 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      • Wed - Sat 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
      • Sun 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Meeting Venues & Services Facility Details
    • Catering
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  • Restaurants Facility Details
    • Meals Served
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    • Outdoor Dining