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Bistro Bethem

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309 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5831
+1 540-371-9999
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 91
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Falling off the bone

My, my, my! This was a wonderful evening at Bistro Berhem. We ordered the pork ribs, steak entry and cream of corn with shitake and ohhhhh boy! It was to die for. Unfortunately, we also ordered the in house queso and chips. I found the chips to be too greasy. My partner ordered a citrus beer and I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Araceli V
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Hollister, California
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123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My husband was very happy with his brunch order. Me less so. People around me seemed happy with theirs. My very nice avocado with lump crabmeat was served with the salad of pea shoots mounded on top. The dressing was miniscule, but there was a lemon wedge to squeeze. The pea shoots were awkward to eat with long tails of... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went here with a large group of friends for a birthday. I made reservations at 8. The staff was polite and the atmosphere and décor was lovely. However, we did not get our food for over an hour. When it did come it was a disappointment for the price. I think this may be a nice place to go for... More 

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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My, my, my! This was a wonderful evening at Bistro Berhem. We ordered the pork ribs, steak entry and cream of corn with shitake and ohhhhh boy! It was to die for. Unfortunately, we also ordered the in house queso and chips. I found the chips to be too greasy. My partner ordered a citrus beer and I ordered a... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We've been to the Bistro before and always enjoyed our dinner. Our most recent dinner there was nothing short of horrible. The once wonderful burrata with tomatoes was a gooey pancetta mess. The dish was ruined. On top of that, the pancetta rind was so hard that it almost broke our teeth. The crab cake was only mediocre and the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

the atmosphere was so nice open atmosphere and romantic as well as casually chic! the restaurant opens up to the outside sidewalk and it was actually a cooler summer day so it was perfect temperature! The cocktails are unique and high quality and the food was amazing!!

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USA
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I've enjoyed brunch, lunch, and dinner at Bistro Bethem many times. The food is fabulous and their cocktails are creative and refreshing. They never fail to impress me with their constantly changing menu. They offer the freshest (and local) ingredients. My favorites are their Sunday night 1/2 price bottles of wine, avocado and crab appetizer, salmon and gnudi main, roasted... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We had planned to eat at the French restaurant next door, but found out that they were closed on Sunday evenings. So, we dropped by Bistro Bethem and made reservations for that evening. We were not disappointed! Everything was quite good--my husband had the salmon and I had the shrimp and polenta. Our waitress was very helpful to me as... More 

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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Fortunately we had picked up a pamphlet somewhere that listed restaurants and their hours. If you wish to eat in the historic area and avoid the sports bars and taverns, there are few choices on Sunday nights. We chose Bistro Bethem from the pamphlet and with a look at the Trip Advisor reviews. Good choice! It was all wonderful-the food,... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Very nice colonial restaurant build in the 16 century with wood beens. the food was great, and elaborated. Very good capacity to innovate recipes. Real good service, very nice persons. I recommend it.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Back in FXBG for business and decided to visit Bistro Bethem again. This time I sat at the bar and had awesome service by Kelly and the rest of the staff. They truly believe in customer service. I had to get the Crispy Brussel Sprouts again, but this time I got them as a appetizer rather than a side. What... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro Bethem

Address: 309 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5831
Phone Number: +1 540-371-9999
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 309 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5831
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-9999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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