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O Bistro Francais

15 Bridge Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1105
+1 732-852-2705
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pate” (3 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
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French, European
15 Bridge Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1105
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was just OK for the price. The service was slow to disappearing. The atmosphere not inviting. We were really disappointed with the whole experience. The wait staff seemed disinterested in the presentation and feed back.

Thank mersie2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area just for one night and thanks to Tripadvisor, I found this restaurant and as Belgian living in the US I always try to find French restaurant wherever we go. This one was a winner. Great service, amazing food especially the...More

Thank Isabelle M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is great, looks like since last time we were there they added a little to go counter in the front which is nice. But from the outside - it's the ugliest building in Red Bank. It looks like they gave up on a paint...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just came back from the dinner. We did not enjoy our visit. Food was nothing to write home about. Mussels were very small and many of them were empty. Onion soup was good. Our main entries weren't good. First of all the food presentation is...More

1  Thank Dimka448
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Yes the restaurant is French and so is the menu but it’s explained in English so don’t be intimidated by it. The service is great, the food is wonderful and fresh. Try it. It’s a bring your own so the wine you bring will only...More

1  Thank Pilsner22
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

The experience was casual, yet romantic, the food was wonderful, the service was top notch. That's it in a nutshell. It had the right mix of casual and upscale, the menu had something for all tastes, and I really enjoyed it. Had the Brie (it...More

Thank Darrel G
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Good selection of French entries in an attractive remodeled building that has good ambience. BYOB. Good flavors, and attentive service.

Thank irmgardl2017
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Bistro Francais is open for lunch and what a lunch. The salads are fresh, innovative and generally spectacular. The fresh grouper wrapped in phyllo with shrimp and mushrooms was delicious and cooked to perfection, as were the accompanying sides. Interaction with the staff is always...More

Thank elm2072
Reviewed June 5, 2017

I was beyond impressed by the food, service, and ambiance of this restaurant. I love French cuisine and this is by far the best in the area! I highly recommend this place. The owner was present and engaged with every table, he even took us...More

Thank elenamarie1107
Reviewed June 4, 2017

My wife and I ate here for the first time last night and found the experience exception. The decor and eclectic ambitious is both charming and warm. The owner gave us a personal tour of the restaurant and was so gracious it felt like we...More

1  Thank Erick M
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Katy S
October 20, 2017|
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Response from Bones57 | Reviewed this property |
the dress code is very casual. jackets are not rewuiref. this is,a byob.
Cathie S
September 18, 2017|
Response from Bones57 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can, fred will happily provide one.
December 31, 2016|
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Response from Vincef69 |
I just used VISA there a week ago, so if they didn't take them, they do now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bridge Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1105
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-852-2705
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