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Byers Street Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options


Spring Roll
Smoked chicken, roasted poblano, red peppers, scallion, jack cheese, black bean corn salsa, chipotle crema.
Baked Crab Dip
Lump crabmeat, spanish onion, cream cheese, toasted focaccia.
Smoked Bacon and Corn Hushpuppies
Smoked bacon, minced jalapeno, roasted corn, chipotle creme, citrus slaw.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Panko breaded, salsa verde, roasted corn-black bean relish, pico de gallo, quesa blanca.
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Grilled shrimp $+4.00
Baby Spinach Salad
Fresh spinach,‏ cherry tomato, candied pecans, red onion, granny smith apples, carrots, gorgonzola.
Pecan Chicken Salad
Field greens,‏ dried cranberries, carrots, red onion, sliced mushrooms, candied pecans, honey thyme vinaigrette.
Salmon Salad
Field greens, toasted almonds, granny smith apples, cranberries, carrots, crumbled feta cheese.
Chicken Tostada Salad
Crisp tortilla,‏ vocado vinaigrette dressed greens, fresh tomato, black bean corn relish, blended cheese, applewood bacon, citrus marinated grilled chicken.
Balsamic vinaigrette, bleu cheese, honey mustard, oil and vinegar, honey thyme vinaigrette, jalapeno lime vinaigrette, creamy avocado.
Served with your choice of potato chips, french fries, pasta salad or coleslaw.
Prime Rib Sandwich
Sauteed mushrooms, onions, provolone, grilled kaiser roll, au jus, horseradish creme.
Fried Green Tomato Sandwich
Panko-dusted, smoked bacon, lettuce, mayonnaise, toasted wheatberry.
Mel's Croissant
Warm croissant, smoked turkey breast, blue fin crab dip, provolone, fresh tomato, leaf lettuce.
Crab Cake Sandwich
Lump crab cake, leaf lettuce, fresh tomato, toasted kaiser, roasted jalapeno remoulade.
Turkey Ciabatta
Oven-roasted, havarti cheese, field greens, fresh tomato, creamy avocado, applewood bacon.
Sorry, no substitutions on brunch items
Belgian Waffle and Eggs
Buttermilk belgian waffle, warm blueberry compote, whipped ceam, four-cheese omelet.
Savannah Benedict
Buttermilk biscuits, fried green tomatoes, prosciutto ham, poached eggs, hollandaise, breakfast potatoes.
Crab Benedict
Buttermilk biscuits,‏ lump crab cake, poached eggs, hollandaise, breakfast potatoes.
Cajun Bayou Hash
Red skin potatoes, tiger shrimp, red onion, smoked andouille sausage, roasted peppers, fried eggs, southwest sauce, southern buttermilk biscuits.
Grilled Steak Omelet
Shaved prime rib, caramelized onion, roasted red peppers, wild mushrooms, monterey jack, scallions, fresh pico de gallo, chipotle crema, breakfast potatoes.
Uptown Biscuits and Gravy
Buttermilk biscuits, chorizo sausage gravy, four-cheese omelet, breakfast potatoes.
Tuscan Omelet
Roasted tomato, spinach, mozzarella, fresh basil, mushrooms, roasted garlic-ricotta, breakfast potatoes.
Chorizo Hash
Chorizo sausage, caramelized onion, roasted peppers, jack cheese, red skin potatoes, fried egg, salsa verde, buttermilk biscuit.
American Burger
Ground angus, grilled kaiser, leaf lettuce, fresh tomato, bread and butter pickle, wisconsin cheddar.
Wellington Burger
Ground angus, wild mushroom demi glace, havarti, leaf lettuce, fresh tomato, caramelized onions, grilled kaiser.
Bacon Cheddar Burger
Ground angus, grilled kaiser, applewood bacon, wisconsin cheddar, leaf lettuce, fresh tomato.
Savannah Burger
Ground angus,‏ fried green tomato, homemade pimento cheese, leaf Lettuce, grilled kaiser.
Black Jack Burger
Black bean burger, jack cheese, leaf lettuce, pico de gallo, grilled kaiser.
Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
$9 - $27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews fish tacos waffle fries salmon salad burger hush puppies fried green tomatoes sandwiches chilli outdoor seating downtown area an appetizer lunch menu great lunch on tap prices are reasonable server thyme
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the burgers with fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese and bacon. The burgers were over cooked and lost in all of the stuff. Okay dinner but would pick a different restaurant next time we are in Staunton.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lisacI2884YF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bar area is a good place to hang out. The food is good and I really like there burgers and pizza.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brad H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here in the midst of a cross-country drive and would go out of my way to stop here again. Very nicely decorated with attentive, friendly staff."Mels Croissant ($12) a great selection. $39.31 before tip with a couple drafts.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ret1re
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend a table by the window on the second floor...great view of the city! We had very good service...just enough attention and able to anticipate our needs. The food was delicious as well. I had the Bacon Royale Burger- the bacon aioli was fantastic...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mitch S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Byers Street Bistro is a short walk from the Stonewall Jackson Hotel, and I was excited to try this restaurant while staying in Staunton. My husband and I popped in for dinner on a weekday night, and we were seated just inside the doorway on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thammock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This casual restaurant was recommended by Chelsea at Fairfield Inn. Perfect place in Historic district of Staunton, VA. No reservation needed for the two of us. We seated ourselves in the bar which is like s neighborhood Cheers. Our meal was Korean steak bowl and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank admiralm2015
Reviewed December 3, 2018

We had eaten lunch here previously and stopped on our way through the area. Soups were very good, Prime Rib sandwich good too. Friendly service from Leo our server as well as the hostess. Added bonus was that up to 2 hours parking is free...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GWR757
Reviewed November 18, 2018

My wife and I were looking for a place to have a casual dinner after watching a movie and stumbled upon Byers Street Bistro. We split the prime rib sandwich and it was very good. Our server, Sarah, was excellent and that always makes a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Walter O
Reviewed November 7, 2018

There were several vegetarian options to allow for a variety of tastes; power salad contained ingredients that many "health food" places would have such as kale, quinoa and edamame. At the same time, there were burgers for meal loves. An excellent establishment for a group...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HeidiYL
Reviewed November 7, 2018

have been here 3 times. they have great asparagus and haven't been disappointed yet by any of the choices I have made from their menu

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank memmaw
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Janet R
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.
Anita B
September 1, 2016|
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We were there in the middle of the day and didn't need one.
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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