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South Lane Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Gluten Free Options
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Dinner
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American, Bar
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are local and have enjoyed South Lane Bistro many times and always enjoyed our meals. Sadly we were not impressed with the meals on Monday, Dec. 30th. We arrived early with most tables still empty. The appetizer special of Tempura Shrimp resembled and tasted...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank 668efl
Reviewed May 2, 2019

We were in town and needed to grab a bite before heading home. Parked our car and headed to a restaurant to check out the offerings. Looking further down the street we spotted the South Lane Bistro and peeked in- the warm inviting atmosphere and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank travelingsusan738
Reviewed February 28, 2019

We ate there while staying in the area on business. It was a weeknight, and we didn't have a reservation, and although it was very busy, we did get a table right away. Service started out a bit slow, but after things started moving, it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Always love going to South Lane whether to grab burgers and frits, sit by the fire enjoying the specials of the night, or order drinks and appetizers at the bar.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank renomigani
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The atmosphere of this place is really cool. The food has been hit or miss. My wife loves it there but there are other places i would rather go.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ruusta
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a short time available due to restraints wirh babysitter. Called ahead to make a reservation. Took our name and said table available. Would have gone elsewhere if we weren’t able to get a reservation. Arrived less than 10 mins later (we had said we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Called in here having just walked out of Amarone where we were ignored. Loved it here , lovely cheerful staff who were really helpful. Great sweet potato fries and delicious red wine. Happy customers everywhere , we will be back. Thank you x

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Maggotting
Reviewed August 28, 2018

If you are looking for a good meal in a cozy spot, look no further than the South Lane Bistro. Just steps from historic Guilford green, the food never disappoints. Nice, varied menu, good beer selection. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Christine V
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 8:10 Friday evening, no line, tables available, room at the bar. Nice looking place. Semi-open kitchen. Employees buzzing about, took a few minutes to be acknowledged. Finally, eye contact & be with you in a minute. Hostess asked if we would like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Heather T
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We love South Lane Bistro--the ambiance is cozy and comforting, the service is warm and welcoming and the food is consistently wonderful. Our favorite is the grilled salmon sandwich on brioche bread--it is absolutely perfect every time. The wine list is good, too.

Date of visit: August 2018
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