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Open faced sandwich
Served with pommes frites or salad
Fried eggs $+1.00
Croque Monsieur
French ham gruyere bechamel brioche
Grilled Portabello
Sauteed spinach and ratatouille gruyere cheese
Chicken Tenders on Rosemary Bread
Avocado‌ red‏ onion greens jalapeno balsamic
Beef Tenderloin on Baguette
Melted camembert cheese lettuce and tomato horseradish mayo
Served with pommes frites or salad
Chick Pea
Fresh crabmeat mushroom
Prosciutto and swiss portabello and soft egg
Corn Meal
Chicken avocado and cheddar cilantro and paprika
Triple Cut Burger on Brioche Bun
House ground natural black angus lettuce and tomato hand cut frites
Bobette's Dog on Crispy Baguette
Our pork sausage harissa mustard and gruyere hand cut frites
Savory Tart
Caramelized onion, cauliflower & gruyere cheese
French Baked Escargots
Pernod garlic butter
Raviole du Royan
stuffed with Comte cheese, cream sauce
Ahi Tuna Tartare
tamari, ginger, scallion
Iceberg Lettuce
smoked bacon, brioche crouton, blue cheese dressing
Venison Pâté
apricot jam,‏ pickles & violet mustard
Choice of one side dish
Grilled Salmon
lemon butter
Daube Provençal
red wine marinated beef stew
Rib Eye Steak Au Poivre
Bistro Steak
Red wine sauce
Choice of 3 sides
Sautéed Rainbow Trout
Almond butter
Stuffed Calamari
risotto, spinach, pine nuts & tomato saffron sauce
Pork sausage, smoked bacon, lamb & beans stew
Grilled Chicken Tender
Baby romaine tomato pecan raspberry vinaigrette
Quiche Du Jour
Mixed greens
Grilled Tuna Nicoise
French String Beans
Sauteed with shallot
Chick Pea Fritters
Mac and Cheese
Parmesan‌ and‏ swiss cheese
Roasted Cauliflower
sage & raisins
Pommes Frites
Sauteed Spinach
Hint of garlic and nutmeg
Field Greens
Fall Squash
Shallot and herb
Bistro Bobette, Richmond's first authentic French Bistro serving comfort food in Historic Shockoe Slip. Our atmosphere is lively,chic casual and we strive to provide our guests with the utmost in professional service and quality cuisine. We utilize local,organic seasonal ingredients.Menu includes classic French fare, steak frites, mussels, quiche, homemade soups, charcuterie, tartare, escargots, house made terrines/pate, salads, fish and meats, complimented with an expansive wine menu. All desserts are homemade. Specials change daily. Menu changes monthly . 3 course Chef's Pre Fixe nightly from 5-6. for 22. Special Bar Bites available nightly.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
French, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely wonderful- food wasn’t delicious, the service was great and the atmosphere perfect. Tables are excellently places whether you are having a business lunch or celebrating a romantic moment. The food pairings were thoughtful and cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This restaurant has been my primary go-to spot whenever I visit Richmond, and it never disappoints. This visit, we started with the duck liver mousse and stuffed squid, followed by the cod with crabmeat and the, cassoulet., All were delicious, and the cassoulet was the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Came here with 8 people on business meeting, and we went through several bottles of exquisite wine with a charcuterie board of delicious meats, cheeses, breads, and nuts. We then moved to very nice salads and the main course. I tried the steak and hand-cut...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rich G
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit because it was very close to Omni hotel in a rainy night, and also because of good reports. We loved it! It is a small but elegant and very comfortable place. Food is just great as it in the same France....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank salvador96
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Since the Club level is such a disappointment here at the Omni, we walked down Cary St, saw the French Bistro, and went in. Travel today has been hectic (airport limo not showing up, La Guardia holding traffic delaying out flight, etc.) so we just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MtnMadMan
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Having not written for a year or years, I am moved to write a review for Bistro Bobette. Recommended by our hotel, we went for dinner. It was early and we did not have reservations. No problem. We were most impressed by the prix fixe...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank pearleco
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Bistro Bobett was even better the second time we visited. This time we brought two friends who also love French food and have visited France twice with us. They agreed this is the best outside of France, and as good as many small restaurants there....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank RobertK676
Reviewed September 21, 2018

There are several options for a great meal in Old Richmond. Bistro Bobette has to be considered the top contender. We started with drinks and a cheese/meat appetizer. The starter included Peruvian tomatoes, healthy portions of three cheeses, fruit, nuts, and three different cured meats....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Bistor Bobette was just a block down from our hotel. The concierge recommended it and we were very happy we decided to make a reservation. We had a delcious meal starting with a fantastic warm, eggplant salad. I had the trout almondine and my husband...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank metrochica
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Had the day's Veal special and it was wonderful. They were able to accommodate our party of 8 and all enjoyed their meals. Definitely would return on another visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
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December 7, 2016|
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Response from rogersb526 | Reviewed this property |
Um -honestly not sure - my wife who wasn't with me since I was traveling is also gluten free but I didn't notice specific options of the menu but that being said it seems to have a flexible chef and menu so suspect that... More
March 18, 2015|
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Response from Bistro B | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. we feature daily catch to provide seasonal seafood. Today specials are flounder, black sea bass, red mullet. Hope to see you soon!
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