We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Petit Bistro

8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-7620
+1 845-876-7400
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried oysters” (30 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-7620
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (328)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 328 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had generally good food and service at this upscale bistro. My trout was a bit dry and my pork appetizer was just ok. My wife had excellent scallops and the wind was properly priced. Just a little off but still a good enough night...More

Thank saturdaydiner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a late lunch and had a good meal and a good time. We both had a stuffed sole special, which was good and reasonably-priced. Service was attentive without being intrusive. All-in-all a very good experience. We would go back.

1  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our B&B host recommended Le Petit Bistro, and it did not disappoint. Friendly professional service and great preparations of classic French dishes. A very satisfying evening.

Thank Withyscott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to be treated with no respect then this is for you. We walked in asked for a table the maitre’d showed us a table in the cafe section so we informed her that we would like to sit in the lunch side....More

1  Thank Paola P
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This was the second time we were there. Our first visit was in summer of 2017. Food is still great. The place is sill crowded, noisy and has very small tables.However the negatives are worth enduring for the good food. We both had the veal...More

Thank catskillperson
Reviewed 21 August 2018

What a great menu and wine list. The specials were too good to pass up, but we chose a few items from the appetizers list. Service was excellent as was the French wine. This was an enjoyable meal from beginning to end.

Thank CabanaWoman
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I had the opportunity to spend a week in Rhinebeck last month. I ate at this restaurant 3-4 times. It is a charming....inviting place. The staff is welcoming and attentive......and the food is excellent. I had the soft shell crab dinner.....a snack and beer....and a...More

Thank AMY21212
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Unusual to find such a fine French restaurant in a small NY township, but Le Petit Bistro was just that. Food was excellent (except for one obviously bad oyster!!) and a little pricey but would eat there again, no problem

Thank Adrian440
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

What a great find! We had a reservation but the old part of restaurant was full of large parties. I’d still try and eat there next time. We ate in the newer section but it was fine. The menu, food, service are all perfect. Lots...More

Thank PATRICIA S
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We love sitting at the bar in the original section of the restaurant. The fried oysters are a must have dish each time we visit and they always have a great selection of wines. The service has always been good at the bar. It is...More

Thank robwt1027
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 hotels
The Rhinecliff
281 reviews
3.40 km away
Rhinebeck Motel
60 reviews
4.13 km away
Residence Inn Kingston
96 reviews
7.58 km away
Courtyard Kingston
366 reviews
7.75 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Calico Gourmet Foods & Dessertery.
349 reviews
.05 km away
Pizzeria Posto
339 reviews
.11 km away
Cinnamon Indian Cuisine
198 reviews
.12 km away
Bread Alone
271 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Beekman Arms Antique Market
19 reviews
.10 km away
The Gallery At Rhinebeck
12 reviews
.11 km away
Al Stickle 5 & Dime Store
53 reviews
.03 km away
Albert Shahinian Fine Art
9 reviews
.06 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Deborah G
2 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from SEM12533 | Reviewed this property |
Nor sure. Call them.
0
Votes
lenabydesign
3 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from lenabydesign | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they seem oblivious to human kind. Robo-life the journey without a destination!
0
Votes
Robert H
8 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from TripleAB | Reviewed this property |
Bring a megaphone if you sit in the new area. It is so loud you can barely hear the person across from you.
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$36
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-7620
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rhinebeck
  • Phone Number: +1 845-876-7400
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing