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Petit Robert Bistro Columbus Avenue

480 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118-3138
+1 617-867-0600
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“coq au vin” (11 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
480 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118-3138
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a neighborhood bistro feel, with options for dining outside during good weather. It also has a narrow interior restaurant and bar. The food is traditional French fare (rabbit, coq a vin, omelettes, duck, and much more), standard but without the creative takes...More

Thank RachelRaven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfectly cooked pork loin. Perfectly cooked salmon. Wonderful service in a cozy atmosphere. First visit. Will return. Definitely worth trying.

Thank SeasonedTraveler116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good French cousine with tasty wines. Pleasant outdoor seating in a non-crowded atmosphere. Searched for a while to reach the address, which was worth of it.

Thank Irfan Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice, intimate place. The staff is friendly and attentive. The pan seared local cod was excellent.

Thank Companion767385
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We are over from the UK for a couple of weeks, stumbled on this place by chance. My word, if only they still knew how to cook like this in Paris! Bistro classics, perfectly executed and served with charm. Merci, Petit Robert, for a wonderful...More

Thank Hillwalker2014
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Never disappointed by this reliable bistro with a very good food and wine menu and excellent service. Very reminiscent of the real thing in Paris. Special menus are creative and satisfying. Prices are reasonable.

Thank erl20172017
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Lovely bistro in lovely, accessible neighborhood. Outdoor and indoor seating options. Traditional french bistro menu, and don't forget to try the slushy wine drinks! We came here twice within a 4-day trip.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Sitting outside on a spring evening Scallops mussels oysters salads and rose. Couldn’t be better! Service was great. It’s a neighborhood restaurant

Thank Pmm1948
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Party of 5 for Easter Brunch. Lively, fun atmosphere and attentive staff. We had oysters, charcuterie, eggs Benedict, short rib sandwich, croque madame and a burger (all good) and very nice cocktails. Prices are reasonable. Looking forward to returning sometime soon.

Thank LoPo16
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Good lunch/brunch. Skirt steak excellent, moules frites quite good and cheese board / tarte tatin regulation. Good atmosphere and solid quality. Worth further investigation.

Thank David H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118-3138
    (W. Newton Street)
  • Public Transportation: Back Bay station
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-867-0600
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