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R Bistro & Pastry

334 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2318
+1 251-928-2399
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (23 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

EVERYTHING I put in my mouth was amazing, and this is not our first time to dine here. Intimate atmosphere, perfect service. After ordering a specialty, Crayfish Gravy and Biscuits, I wanted to change my dinner order and just have 5 more of these !...More

Thank marcy46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rich, creamy, and cheesy. Good as an appetizer or as a smaller entree. Service is top notch. Desserts are wonderful and a treat just to look at.

Thank OddEater
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must stop for anyone visiting Fairhope. The food is exceptional - the crawfish gravy is a rich and creamy treat. The "biscuit" that is served with the gravy needs to be called something more than a biscuit - it is too wonderful...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been visiting Fairhope for years. We would walk by this Bistro during the day when she would go shopping but we never thought to try it. Big Mistake! We tried it last week and it was an outstanding experience. The...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent food, service and ambiance. We have had lunch and late evening deserts there. In all events, R-Bistro did a great job at a reasonable price.

Thank Earl631
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Reservations at The R Bistro, esp on a Friday Night Art Walk, are a must. The place was super busy, the staff was friendly and efficient. On the recommendations of our B&B we ordered the shrimp and grits. No regrets, they were wonderful, the sauce...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

R Bistro is definitely my favorite restaurant in downtown Fairhope. The lobster dumplings are my favorite. My son loves the beef stroganoff. R Bistro is the closest thing to a little Parisian cafe in Alabama. A MUST are the beautiful pastries and desserts!! The lemon...More

Thank LovinglifeinItaly888
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My mom and I heard that this restaurant was very good and decided to try it for lunch one day very recently. Excellent waitress and the food was unique but good. I had the pimento with crusty bread and although it was okay I would...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Food!! Everything is made fresh to order. They have fresh bread for sale on Fridays- you need more than one loaf. Pastries are the BEST!! Service was outstanding!! I do recommend making reservations so you don’t have to wait!! Crawfish Gravy and the Gumbo...More

Thank JKLM2007
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Misty and Joe Rider and ALL the staff care! The food is excellent, served perfectly and is, an event, not just "going out". We have always experienced this at R Bistro.

Thank Ellen G
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Lori C
8 February 2018|
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Response from Magnolia1950 | Reviewed this property |
I had a great salad for lunch when I ate there. The menu should provide you more choices. I think you will find something that you will enjoy.
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👍
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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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