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Le Petit Bistro

8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-7620
+1 845-876-7400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried oysters” (30 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (15 reviews)
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-7620
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want to be treated with no respect then this is for you. We walked in asked for a table the maitre’d showed us a table in the cafe section so we informed her that we would like to sit in the lunch side....More

Thank Paola P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time we were there. Our first visit was in summer of 2017. Food is still great. The place is sill crowded, noisy and has very small tables.However the negatives are worth enduring for the good food. We both had the veal...More

Thank catskillperson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great menu and wine list. The specials were too good to pass up, but we chose a few items from the appetizers list. Service was excellent as was the French wine. This was an enjoyable meal from beginning to end.

Thank CabanaWoman
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I had the opportunity to spend a week in Rhinebeck last month. I ate at this restaurant 3-4 times. It is a charming....inviting place. The staff is welcoming and attentive......and the food is excellent. I had the soft shell crab dinner.....a snack and beer....and a...More

Thank AMY21212
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Unusual to find such a fine French restaurant in a small NY township, but Le Petit Bistro was just that. Food was excellent (except for one obviously bad oyster!!) and a little pricey but would eat there again, no problem

Thank Adrian440
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

What a great find! We had a reservation but the old part of restaurant was full of large parties. I’d still try and eat there next time. We ate in the newer section but it was fine. The menu, food, service are all perfect. Lots...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018

We love sitting at the bar in the original section of the restaurant. The fried oysters are a must have dish each time we visit and they always have a great selection of wines. The service has always been good at the bar. It is...More

Thank robwt1027
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great food , Very consistent , I had Swordfish taco appetizer and strip steak entree Saturday both excellent. Always has a fish special , rack of lamb , hanger steak, pork schnitzel all consistently excellent in a great atmosphere

Thank stevenlawrence13
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Love this place! The sleek new bar is a great spot for a cocktail or dinner. The smaller older bar seats on the other side can be reserved for dinner. Comfortable single dining as well since there is usually lively banter among patrons. We tend...More

Thank svogtpilates
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Rhinebeck however not so great last time out with friends. The waitress was friendly, knowledgeable, and had a good sense of humor. However, it took forever to get our drink orders served, not once but two or...More

Thank nybailey7
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Deborah G
August 2, 2018|
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Response from JoanAdria | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, you need to call them.
October 3, 2017|
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Response from lenabydesign | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they seem oblivious to human kind. Robo-life the journey without a destination!
Robert H
September 8, 2017|
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Response from TripleAB | Reviewed this property |
Bring a megaphone if you sit in the new area. It is so loud you can barely hear the person across from you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $36
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-7620
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rhinebeck
  • Phone Number: +1 845-876-7400
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