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Byers Street Bistro

) #3 of 102 Restaurants in Staunton $$ - $$$ American, ,
18 Byers St, Staunton, VA 24401-4226
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish tacos” (36 reviews)
“waffle fries” (13 reviews)
“pasta salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
18 Byers St, Staunton, VA 24401-4226
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were visiting historic Staunton, Va and stopped for lunch. Byers Street Bistro had a great historic ambiance. We were seated quickly and the service was superb. My husband said that the burger was very tasty. I had Mel's croissant which was delicious. We were...More

Thank scooternje
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the crab salad special on an English muffin like a melt. Very good and also the fries were good. Friendly service and nice outside dining. Thanks TripAdvisor for leading us to this place. Nice town experience. Enjoyed the camera museum and ice cream...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us had dinner here early in the evening. One of us had the trout special, and the other had a grilled chicken tostada salad. We shared the fried green tomato appetizer. Everything was delicious. The service was excellent. We would definitely return if...More

Thank NCTravelercatco
Giovanni C, General Manager at Byers Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by to dine with us. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed our hospitality and food. Our chefs work hard to create delicious specials on a daily basis and it is always nice to hear such positive feedback. We slice our...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside for a quaint Tuesday afternoon lunch. My husband and I each had a Va craft beer and the spring rolls app(very good) we also split the pulled pork sandwich with fries. Plenty of food for 2. Would def go back if in the...More

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Giovanni C, General Manager at Byers Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We are fortunate to have so many amazing craft breweries in and around Staunton, and we try to showcase as many as possible for our guests to enjoy. I'm also glad to hear that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here and was very impressed. Although the place was jumping and the staff was busy, they were friendly and professional. Excellent salads and spring rolls. Would return in a heart beat.

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Giovanni C, General Manager at Byers Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words regarding our food and Hospitality. I hope that we have the pleasure to serve you for dinner should you get the opportunity to visit with us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great outdoor/indoor atmosphere. Seems like a nice neighborhood restaurant. Clean with fun colors and lighting. I could tell many clean cut locals came to visit and watch some sports. Great outdoor seating which was dog-friendly. Amy was our server. She was friendly and attentive to...More

Thank kourtyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here after hiking Crabtree Falls. It's located in a charming historic area of Staunton. We were seated upstairs right away. Very cool interior with bright and colorful artwork. Very family friendly restaurant with lots of space. To start we ordered the eggplant and hummus...More

Thank Armando M
Giovanni C, General Manager at Byers Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to tell us and others about your experience. Our Dip Duo is one of our guests favorite appetizers and probably because of the freshness of the Avocado Edamame Hummus and Roasted Eggplant Dip that is made in house daily....More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

Good food and service. Indoor and outdoor seating. Waitstaff very attentive. Funky beverages. Their pizzas looked good, maybe next time.More

Thank Bob M
Giovanni C, General Manager at Byers Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Thank you for your kind words regarding our Fish tacos and crafted cocktails. I absolutely love our tacos, and the fresh Mahi we use makes all the difference. We also like to bring classic prohibition era cocktails with a twist to our guests and only...More

Reviewed May 15, 2017

Enjoyed another lovely visit to Byers Street Bistro on a return trip to Staunton last weekend. Wait staff was friendly and very efficient --- drinks replenished often and timely. I had the prime rib sandwich and can't say enough about the tenderness of the prime...More

Thank VickyLynne
Giovanni C, General Manager at Byers Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

It was so pleasant to hear about your recent experience at the Bistro. I truly appreciate you taking the time to let us know that you were able to enjoy our hospitality and that our food continues to hit the mark! We hope we have...More

Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by to visit friends in Staunton, Virginia and were taken to their favorite local place to eat at the Byers Street Bistro. It is a casual dining experience with excellent food and service. They have a Southern type of cuisine with the fried...More

Thank Kent S
Giovanni C, General Manager at Byers Street Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to let us, and future guests, know about your pleasant visit with us. It is nice to know that you not only received great food and service but that your entire family enjoyed their experience with us,...More

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Janet R
Is the food really good?
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Martha P | Reviewed this property |
It is absolutely delicious. You have the choice of healthy foods or you can get a big juicy burger-whatever you get is wonderful.
Do I need reservations?
September 1, 2016|
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Response from macarr2016 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the middle of the day and didn't need one.
Deborah R
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio
March 1, 2016|
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Response from earman2016 | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely do allow dogs on the patio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Byers St, Staunton, VA 24401-4226
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
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