Café Bizou, a long-standing French restaurant in Sherman Oaks, has announced it will close at the end of the month. The restaurant will serve its last meal on March 31, closing out a 25-year run.
A notice on the Café Bizou website reads: “It was not a sudden decision … but the conclusion of an amazing chapter.”
Café Bizou offered approachable and affordably priced French cuisine on Ventura Boulevard since 1995, when it took over the lease from Shain’s, another eatery once owned by Bud Abbott of Abbott and Costello fame.
Ownership will now focus solely on Café Bizou’s Agoura Hills location at 30315 Canwood St. It is the chain’s last remaining outlet — Bizou Santa Monica closed in 2013, and Bizou Pasadena closed in 2018.