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R Bistro & Pastry

334 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2318
+1 251-928-2399
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (22 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
334 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2318
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We live near Fairhope, Alabama and visit there a couple of times a year. Somehow this fairly new restaurant, a few years we were told, was not on our radar! Last weekend, we were driving back from Mississippi and decided to stop in Fairhope for...More

Thank Tootsis3
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were not dissatisfied when we left R Bistro. The food was excellent and the service was great. They are a very popular restaurant in a small space, so a reservation is recommended before arriving...This can also be hit or miss because...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always good food. Wish they'd enlarge so there would be no wait at noon. Pretty decor. I have gone many times and always have a good experience.

Thank Geraldine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The desserts were wonderful. We particularly like the shortbread cookies with icing like filling . It is a small intimate place.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

R Bistro is a small cozy restaurant located in the heart of Fairhope. We were greeted when we entered and seated. The staff was very friendly and food was delicious. We had the special of the day which was Mediterranean Fish Wrap with Sweet Potato...More

Thank Dottie S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

excellent food and service - the specials were excellent. The only problem is the noise - when there is one loud drinker at another table - everyone has to speak louder. Once this loud drinker left everything was quiet and wonderful!

Thank ronabita
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have never been disappointed here and continue to come back. The shrimp and grits must be the best ever!

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had a great wine infused lunch here and the service was excellent. The chocolate eclair which our kind waiter recommended was the best I have had this side of Paris. That's REALLY hard to do here in the south! With the humidity usually 95+%,...More

Thank ekrogers
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a romantic dinner for two. It was busy as is normal for a Saturday night. But the wine and the food were just incredible. The dessert was Gluten-free (important for us celiacs)!

Thank David C
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Wait staff very friendly and accommodating. Food was good. Nice atmosphere for lunch but if you want a quiet, private conversation--forget it!

Thank jam3f
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James G
5 May 2017|
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Response from Alwxa | Reviewed this property |
15 July 2016|
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Response from Ray M | Reviewed this property |
Timing is the key and Travelart summed it up well. It was so great I would take kids at lunch and return with your wife for a romantic and delicious dinner👍
Tammy H
9 October 2015|
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Response from Misty R | Property representative |
Absolutely! Come on over!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2318
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-928-2399
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