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Bonnie Ruth's Cafe Trottoir and Patisserie

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$$$
French, Café, Bistro
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6959 Lebanon Rd, Frisco, TX 75034-6737 (Tollway)
214-705-7775
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Step into the relaxed sophistication of an authentic Parisian bistro and...
Step into the relaxed sophistication of an authentic Parisian bistro and sidewalk cafe. Bonnie Ruth’s Café Trottoir et Patisserie pays homage to the classic 'French Bistro'. Dine on Steak Frites, Moules Marnière, and Duck Leg Confit. Sip a classic cocktail at our Belle Époque style bar. Join us for Sunday Brunch and eggs benedict on the patio near the fire place, handmade blueberry cream cheese crepes under the rotunda by the fountain or an omelet with a mimosa in the sun. "The vibe is undeniably French A starter of moules Marnière was served in a daunting cast-iron skillet, where dozens of plump Prince Edward Island mussels lay tumbled in a bath of butter, garlic, white wine and lemon juice. The seafood was fresh and firm, just barely infused with the essence of the fragrant broth that surrounded it. Another stunning entree was the skate Grenobloise."
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Special occasions

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great menu

Love the variety of items. Although it seems like a place women prefer, the evenings are better designed to suit most men. The selection of salad plates is terrific. Sandwiches and flatbread pizzas are tasty. Desserts are out of this world. With a stop for coffee and dessert any day. Hidden in same... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
diane g
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Frisco, Texas
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Frisco, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Love the variety of items. Although it seems like a place women prefer, the evenings are better designed to suit most men. The selection of salad plates is terrific. Sandwiches and flatbread pizzas are tasty. Desserts are out of this world. With a stop for coffee and dessert any day. Hidden in same shopping center as TruFire. Plenty of free... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Looking for something beyond starbucks? This is a hidden gem. Way off the beaten path. Well brewed coffee. Decadent cake. Mmmmm cake!

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Frisco
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Like this place alot. The food is french and most excellent. Little pricey, but the desserts are worth it. Recommend their cakes. They also have a nice patio area for outdoor dining, which is usually full.

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Dallas, TX
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My girlfriends and I usually lunch at Bonnie Ruth's once a month. Its a neat little café with fantastic desserts! The parking lot is a bit hectic, but there is always plenty of seating indoors and out on the patio. The servers are always prompt and friendly, taking your drink order and bringing fresh warm bread to nibble on while... More 

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Frisco, Texas
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We visited Bonnie Ruth's for our anniversary. I was worried at first because it took a while to get our first drinks however, everything turned around and it was fab. Martinis were excellent and on special, always a plus. We had the mussels appetizer quite by mistake since I didn't know if I would like them. They were wonderful. Service... More 

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Frisco, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Great friend place. Outside dining with large space heaters. Variety menu Pizzas, salads, seafood, and more. Like Wednesday's-all the mussels, salad, and bread for $11. Creme bulee is awesome.

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Texas
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205 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had been to dinner at the nearby Tupy's,and were so full, but we were curious about this retstaurant. It looks like it would be a good place for coffee, lunch, a romantic conversation, or dinner. We couldn't resist getting a carrot cake cupcake,"for later". Later was about an hour later, as I had to try a bite. Delicious; moist,... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Properly prepared mussels are hard to find in the Frisco area. We love the mussel pots at Bonnie Ruth's and the prices are very reasonable. Their service is good most of the time. We have also eaten at their Sunday Brunch buffet. They include several of their specialties and the buffet is well worth the price.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Visited at lunch on a weekday for the first time. I chose the lunch special for $8.95. Soup and sandwich. The potato soup came in a crock that was more than a cup and the sandwich was a full croissant sandwich. Both very good! I thought the value was excellent. We will return for dinner!

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Frisco, Texas
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I have been here for weekday lunch and dinners before and the food here is pretty good. Not the best but fair enough to come back since it is close by. Sometimes for dinner they have live music so it's a great place to have some wine, eat dinner and relax. Now their brunch is pretty awesome. It is buffet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6959 Lebanon Rd, Frisco, TX 75034-6737
    (Tollway)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Frisco
  • Phone Number: 214-705-7775

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: French, Café, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Step into the relaxed sophistication of an authentic Parisian bistro and sidewalk cafe. Bonnie Ruth’s Café Trottoir et Patisserie pays homage to the classic 'French Bistro'. Dine on Steak Frites, Moules Marnière, and Duck Leg Confit. Sip a classic cocktail at our Belle Époque style bar. Join us for Sunday Brunch and eggs benedict on the patio near the fire place, handmade blueberry cream cheese crepes under the rotunda by the fountain or an omelet with a mimosa in the sun. "The vibe is undeniably French A starter of moules Marnière was served in a daunting cast-iron skillet, where dozens of plump Prince Edward Island mussels lay tumbled in a bath of butter, garlic, white wine and lemon juice. The seafood was fresh and firm, just barely infused with the essence of the fragrant broth that surrounded it. Another stunning entree was the skate Grenobloise."
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?