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O Bistro Francais

15 Bridge Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1105
+1 732-852-2705
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“escargot” (5 reviews)
“profiteroles” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
15 Bridge Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1105
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live nearby the O Bistro Francais and my wife and I were regular diners there from the week before it officially opened. Fred Chirol the manager was a friendly colorful person and his partner Marc the Executive chef is a talented man who in...More

1  Thank MonmouthNJMD
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This is a special little place. Nice French bistro feel and the food was good. A little more expensive than I would have expected but overall very good.

Thank DaunB
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Have been here several times and always have a great meal! BYOB so reasonably priced night out. Owner is very friendly and always comes by to say hello, pour the wine.

Thank 1queeneileen
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

I searched for restaurants near my hotel and found this gem. The best crepes I have had outside of France. This will be my go to place for the rest of our stay.

Thank R K
Reviewed March 4, 2018

My boyfriend and I love this place. I'm French and the atmosphere, the music and the food make this a slice of home in the middle of New Jersey. I'm working our way through the menu and everything I have had has been on point...More

Thank Alexandra N
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Coming from somebody who has been to the best restaurants in Paris and New York (Pardon the trumpeting !) this is saying something. But seriously this is 1 of the best restaurants tucked in a nondescript corner of Red Bank, NJ (opposite a WaWa, nonetheless...More

Thank assamese
Reviewed January 26, 2018

This has become our favorite in Red Bank. Frederic, part owner and greeter is gone, but that's not a bad thing. Service can be spotty and the waitstaff seems to constantly change, but the food makes up for it. The decor has improved. It no...More

1  Thank NJBeachCouple
Reviewed January 1, 2018

This is not a place for a quick meal.. thank the Lord. The food we had on New Year's Eve was very good and it was warm inside. I had onion soup, pate and sole.. my wife had the same except duck liver for an...More

Thank jrcphc
Reviewed December 24, 2017

This is a French restaurant run by a Frenchman. It is not pretentious, serves good food and you can bring your own wine. The unfortunate thing is it is not in the busy downtown area of Red Bank and not in a great building. Have...More

Thank TheSnite
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

My wife, son and I visited O Bistro Francaise last night in the middle of a snowstorm. The crowd was sparse, but the staff there could not have been warmer. The food is classic French. My son had the ribeye, and he declared it excellent....More

Thank Fletch1946
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Katy S
October 20, 2017|
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Cathie S
September 17, 2017|
Response from Bones57 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can, fred will happily provide one.
December 31, 2016|
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Response from Vincef69 |
I just used VISA there a week ago, so if they didn't take them, they do now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bridge Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1105
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-852-2705
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