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Menu

TARTINES‌‏
Open faced sandwich
Served with pommes frites or salad
Croque Monsieur
French ham gruyere bechamel brioche
$12.00
Fried eggs $+1.00
Grilled Portabello
Sauteed spinach and ratatouille gruyere cheese
$10.00
Chicken Tenders on Rosemary Bread
Avocado‌ red‏ onion greens jalapeno balsamic
$12.00
Beef Tenderloin on Baguette
Melted camembert cheese lettuce and tomato horseradish mayo
$16.00
CREPES‌
Served with pommes frites or salad
Chick Pea
Fresh crabmeat mushroom
$15.00
Buckwheat
Prosciutto and swiss portabello and soft egg
$13.00
Corn Meal
Chicken avocado and cheddar cilantro and paprika
$13.00
Triple Cut Burger on Brioche Bun
House ground natural black angus lettuce and tomato hand cut frites
$11.00
Bobette's Dog on Crispy Baguette
Our pork sausage harissa mustard and gruyere hand cut frites
$10.00
APPETIZERS‌‏
Savory Tart
Caramelized onion, cauliflower & gruyere cheese
$9.00
French Baked Escargots
Pernod garlic butter
$10.00
Raviole du Royan
stuffed with Comte cheese, cream sauce
$10.00
Ahi Tuna Tartare
Tamari, ginger, scallion
$13.00
Iceberg Lettuce
Smoked bacon, brioche crouton, blue cheese dressing
$8.00
Venison Pâté
Apricot jam,‏ pickles & violet mustard
$8.00
MAIN COURSES
Choice of one side dish
Grilled Salmon
Lemon butter
$17.00
Daube Provençal
Red wine marinated beef stew
$17.00
Rib Eye Steak Au Poivre
$24.00
Bistro Steak
Red wine sauce
$15.00
Meatless
Choice of 3 sides
$10.00
Sautéed Rainbow Trout
Almond butter
$12.00
Stuffed Calamari
Risotto, spinach, pine nuts & tomato saffron sauce
$14.00
Cassoulet
Pork sausage, smoked bacon, lamb & beans stew
$18.00
LUNCH SALAD‌‏
Grilled Chicken Tender
Baby romaine tomato pecan raspberry vinaigrette
$13.00
Quiche Du Jour
Mixed greens
$10.00
Grilled Tuna Nicoise
$16.00
SIDE DISHES‌
French String Beans
Sauteed with shallot
$3.00
Chick Pea Fritters
$3.00
Mac and Cheese
Parmesan‌ and‏ swiss cheese
$3.00
Roasted Cauliflower
Sage & raisins
$3.00
Pommes Frites
$3.00
Sauteed Spinach
Hint of garlic and nutmeg
$3.00
Field Greens
$3.00
Fall Squash
Shallot and herb
$3.00
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
French, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

Relaxed dining, pleasant and friendly staff and very good food. A limited menu which translates into what we do we do well.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

This was my worst experience in life for the money i paid for the food, really surprised to see great reviews for this restaurant not sure if all are genuine, it is a good place to sit and relax but not the food or the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 6, 2020

We had an average meal, decent wine, below average service. It has a nice atmosphere. There were interesting pictures of a man (maybe the chef??) in the ladies room. This place was near our hotel so we tried it. It didn't really give us a...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

Phenomenally awful! We were seated at 7:30pm. We were served our main course at 8:55pm. Other seated diners left before being served because the wait was so long. The only thing served before was a salad and bread. Needless to say we were VERY hungry...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

It is difficult to find a restaurant open for dinner on Christmas, especially in Richmond (VA). So, we feel very lucky to have chanced upon Bistro Bobette, a small, elegant venue. We sat at the bar, which served the same 4-course prix fixe menu. And...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2019

I have never been more disgusted by the lack of manners from their head chef. My family had a reservation on Christmas. They left me a voicemail that day, cancelling, because they overbooked. We called to question this and they said it was a mistake...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

Bistro Bobette was an unexpected and enjoyable find. We spent Christmas night in Richmond without a reservation. We are at the bar, which was a hub of activity. The 3 course prix fixed meal for $62 per person was great. We both had the avocado/hearts...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 24, 2019

This cafe is in Shockoe Bottom, extremely close to the Omni Hotel. Adorable setting, lots of character and a good vibe. Service was good (not great) and food was competitive to the amazing Richmond food scene. I had the salmon, cooked wonderfully, and my dinner...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

We have been to Bistro Bobette many times. The food is always delicious, any season. The rabbit is as good as I have had in Paris. The service is not intrusive but never far if you need something. I could easily go weekly and not...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2019

We had reserved for 6pm. Got there at 6 pm. The service was extremely slow the entree was served at 8 pm. The servers were not even apologetic and to top it the food was cold. Unfortunately none of us were impressed or will go...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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foodeetraveler
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
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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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