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Le Petit Bistro

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8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
845-876-7400
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Hours:
Thu - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious

I had dinner at this restaurant and was impressed. The service was top notch and the food was excellent. I gave it only 4 stars simply because it was one of many local restaurants that was very good but it didn't stand out as the best of best. No complaints though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Debra C
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Salisbury, Maryland
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Salisbury, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I had dinner at this restaurant and was impressed. The service was top notch and the food was excellent. I gave it only 4 stars simply because it was one of many local restaurants that was very good but it didn't stand out as the best of best. No complaints though.

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Beijing China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

This week we had the pleasure of dining at Le Petite Bistro. We were hosting a corporate offsite of 30 international colleagues in Rhinebeck and had an intimate dinner at this restaurant. The staff were fantastically informed and responsive, the food was amazing and they were able to serve such a large party off the menu at the same time.... More 

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New York
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106 reviews 106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

While many other restaurants are inconsistent - good one time and not so great the next, this restaurant is consistently excellent. The service is top notch. They anticipate your needs, but not in an annoying way. Had dinner here, again, and my fried oyster appetizer and soft shells crab entree were wonderful. We always look forward to eating here.

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suburban philadelphia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Best martini I've had in years. This bartender's an ace. Food is good, slightly cramped quarters, service fine.

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Wisconsin
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Steak Frites is so simple, so lovely, and so easy to do wrong! Le Petit Bistro has been doing it JUST RIGHT for years. Cozy little place, try to grab a seat at the bar.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Love the atmosphere. You need to make a reservation. Drinks great, food awesome. We were not rushed at all as a previous review complained. Cannot wait to go back!

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New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great dining this past Friday. We selected the special, asparagus soup - delicious, and calves liver - wonderful. I avoid ordering calves liver as many times it is too cooked. Le Petit Bistrot served a calves liver perfectly "rose", with crisp bacon, mashed potatoes. I needed more bread to clean my plate. We ordered a bottle of Cahors, the combination... More 

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Rhinebeck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a great restaurant. It has a typical bistro atmosphere - cosy and usually busy so if it is a quiet dinner place you are looking for then this may not be your spot. I have been dining at this place for a number of years and it always delivers. It is advisable to make a reservation since this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was just bizarre... Our "dining experience" when our waitress curtly informed us that we could only order entrees and that we had an hour and thirty minutes to complete our meal. The hostess had failed to inform us of this when she sat us at our table. Yes, it was Valentines Day and we ad arrived 30 minutes late... More 

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NYC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Third or fourth time there and Le Petite Bistro is in my top 3 of all time. From the minute you squeeze in the door the professional staff makes you feel at home. The food is always good and most times great. The prices are very reasonable. Value, quality and perfect service...a fading commodity but not here! Be sure to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rhinebeck
  • Phone Number: 845-876-7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?