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The Bistro at Market and Grove

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433 N Market St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3219
804-732-4480
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Richmond
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Made a reservation as it was Friday night but didn't need one. The place was very slow. Only 6 other people ate while we were there, 630-1000pm. Christopher was very attentive and knowledgeable about the food. The wine choices are limited and most of the food offered is not on the menu. Our party of 4 had steak, nicely prepared,... More 

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Petersburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing! Russ always welcomes us here and will even customize a menu for your private events! As far as what to choose I would recommend the Steak! You won't be disappointed. Very nice and welcoming restaurant in Old Town Petersburg whether you're looking for dinner, or just a few drinks.

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Buckeye, Arizona
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Stopped here for lunch and was glad we were NOT in a hurry. All the furnishings and the building were old and funky but the food was good!

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Thank G0sandy
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stopped in on a whim. What fun! The decor is a fusion of Victoria drawing room and library/museum in an old gas station. The food was good. Staff was attentive. I'd love to go back in the evening. It looks like a place for good conversation over good food.

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Thank 824Sandy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

1st visit to this restaurant. 1st impression: Excellent ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ambiance: Excellent ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Decor: Excellent ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Food: Excellent ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Cook/Chef: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Service: Great/Excellent ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Price: Very Reasonable ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Thank Barry O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

If you are in the mood for some exquisite specialty seafood dishes, this is the place. The food was delicious with generous portions. Make sure to order the crostini appetizer and definitely leave room for dessert. Very friendly and a nice cozy small establishment. Well worth the experience.

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Thank R W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

To start off, this place has a great eclectic cute setting and the food was alright. I don't know what happen that day or if they hired a new waitress/host and cooking crew, but this was one of the longest waits for service (I'm talking about +30 minutes of us just chatting with each other and wondering what's going on),... More 

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Thank Aly T
Virginia
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Kinda hidden little place. You might miss it behind the trees. It's located at the intersection of Old, Market, and Grove. Small parking lot, but there's street parking or a public lot across the street. I couldn't figure out which door to enter, there are 3 unlabeled doors. Enter through the middle door after going through the iron gates. The... More 

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Thank Emily S
Manchester
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is a GEM !!! The owner and chef is a master !!!! We were traveling thru and happened by this wonderful restaurant and will return every time we are in the great state of Virginia !! The wait staff was friendly lite hearted and knew the menu inside out. They accommodated My wife's gluten allergy with out question... More 

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Iowa
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Party of 6-all had something different. Brisket, crab cakes, flounder with crab, soup - everything was perfect. Service was quick and excellent, quaint atmosphere and a treasure in this historic town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $21
Cuisine
American, French, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 N Market St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3219
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: 804-732-4480

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?