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Bisou Bistro at The Canal House - CLOSED

1226 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
+1 301-233-8552
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Cajun & Creole
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1226 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed October 30, 2017

We ate dinner here one evening of our bike trip from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. Food & service were both excellent. Three of us tried different dishes, shared, & loved every one. Truly compares to authentic New Orleans dishes. So, if you like Cajun &...More

Thank Barb C
Reviewed October 23, 2017

My wife and three friends enjoyed dinner before our Hauntings tour. Brenda was most fun as our waitress. Seated promptly and the daily specials reviewed. Although the menu changes with the seasons the attention to detail, spice balances and the Chefs creative fun does not....More

Thank Chuck W
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We loved the quaintness of this restaurant. The food was great. The food was a little rushed and min selection on wines (and no beer).

Thank Vanessa N
Reviewed October 8, 2017

After an exhausting day of hiking, my husband and I were looking forward to a relaxing meal at Bisou Bistro. It ranked among the top ten restaurants around Harper's Ferry on TripAdvisor. We arrived around 6ish on a Saturday evening, and were seated right away....More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Came on recommendation of our Air BNB hosts. Customer service and treatment were terrific - host moved us from a sub-optimal table to a better one, when it became available. Also gave us the entirety of the remaining chocolate cake, as we were the last...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I love creole and low country cooking, bring me the spice. Happy that we were recommended by 2 people so I was thrilled to go...oops. I'm sure we must have hit on an off night (Friday...) because it was a bust, unfortunately. The place is...More

Thank askeane
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Bisou came highly recommended by our AirBnB host in Harpers Ferry and lived up to our expectations. The soup, salad, and entry were all notable. I may return to Harpers Ferry simply to try more items on their menu.

Thank Joneskl09
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious meal here! Large, affordable salads and entrees. The ambiance is perfect for Harpers Ferry. Chef took time to tell us the history of his building. An amazing past... you feel like you have stepped back into those days as you look...More

Thank Meesha56
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Intimate cafe with delicious Creole cuisine was an unexpected find in this charming town. The cafe is housed in a 1790's house that served as a hospital for both sides during the Civil War. The farm to table cuisine was delicious and well presented by...More

Thank Cyndi D
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Staying in Harpers Ferry found this place online. You have to email the Chef/Owner to get reservations. We had a fantastic appetizer, salads and the entrees were delicious. Wine list was reasonably priced as well. Definitely will be going back when I'm in town again.

Thank Jeff M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$12 - $30
Cuisine
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1226 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 301-233-8552
  • E-mail
Description
Located in a charming 1790's stone house in historic Harpers Ferry-Bolivar, Our Menu is seasonally changed to offer classic New Orleans Cajun & Creole French cuisine. We focus on, fresh, delicious, local food in a friendly and casual atmosphere. While holding true to our South Louisiana Heritage, we also have developed gluten free and allergy sensitive versions of most items. Owner & Executive Chef Kevin Plunkett, a New Orleans Native and Classically trained French Chef, is passionate about sustainability and supporting local producers whenever possible. Together with his wife Amanda, they have made a commitment to transform a little slice of West Virginia into Cajun Country with a dash of South Louisiana Hospitality and traditional New Orleans fare.
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