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Le Petit Bistro

8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-7620
+1 845-876-7400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-7620
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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

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
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Deborah G
2 August 2018|
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Response from SEM12533 | Reviewed this property |
Nor sure. Call them.
3 October 2017|
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Response from lenabydesign | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they seem oblivious to human kind. Robo-life the journey without a destination!
Robert H
8 September 2017|
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$36
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
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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
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