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“Great breakfast!”
Review of Main Street Bistro

Main Street Bistro
Ranked #2 of 99 Restaurants in New Paltz
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: French, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Great breakfast!”
Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

The menu here has a very wide range. The food combinations and matching was wonderful. Good coffee as well. The speed of our service was quite good especially for how busy the place was. The staff was helpful and friendly in suggestions with the menu.i look foward to the chance to eat here again!

Visited August 2014
Thank Paul G
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Worth the Wait”
Reviewed August 27, 2014

You may have to wait 30 minutes but it's very well worth it. The food is really really really really good!!! They love vegetarians!!

Visited December 2013
Thank Peyton J
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Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Food still pretty good but everything else is lacking.”
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Inconsistency would sum most of this review up. We went two days I a row for breakfast, loved the Bistro Slam the first day, we ordered it again the second. First day: friendly waitress, order taken and food delivered in timely manner, fluffy pancakes. Second day: scruffy waiter took order of those who sat after us, took much longer for food, not fluffy pancakes. The only thing that was consistent with both days was the confusing "host" who didn't actually bring us to our seat but nodded in a general direction of where we should sit. He eventually came over with menus and asked us if we wanted coffee (not that he brought us the coffee, though). We've gone here many times over the years, usually as a stop on our way upstate. There is generally a good vibe in this place but I think it's time to update the seating and give the place a real good cleaning.

Visited August 2014
Thank Christine B
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new york
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is my first bad review. I'm only writing because I wish others had written more honest reviews here. Perhaps the college atmosphere and low expectations are what get this place such great reviews. The french toast was possibly the worst I have ever eaten. The pancakes tasted of rancid cheap oil.

The waitress was very nice but this was an expensive meal that we didn't eat. Yuck.

  • Visited August 2014
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
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Whippany, NJ
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Price and Quality!”
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Been here a bunch of times, every time I'm heading through New Paltz. The food is great, in particular the menu is fantastic for all kinds of diners (vegetarian, vegan, kids, picky eaters) and the price is extremely reasonable. My Mom gets the Elmer sandwich every time, no matter what else tempts her she can't resist the opportunity! I've had something different every time and it's always yummy! Depending on the timing of your visit, there may be a wait, but it usually doesn't last too long! Great place for breakfast, brunch or lunch!

Visited August 2014
Thank Skinewyork
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