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Sun, 7/12
8:00 PM


Open faced sandwich
Served with pommes frites or salad
Croque Monsieur
French ham gruyere bechamel brioche
Fried eggs $+1.00
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.
$30 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
French, European
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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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