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Bronte A Novel Bistro

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387 Perkins Ext, Memphis, TN 38117-3801
+1 901-374-0881
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Friends and I often meet here for lunch. It so much better than traditional lunch places--the menu is varied, I haven't had a soup that disappoints and the service is usually good.

Thank Travelmemphi
Cordova, Tennessee
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Bronte was bought out . In its place is " booksellers bistro". Read about this comforting and delicious place. At booksellers bistro , above.

Thank Patrick L
Memphis, Tennessee
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I love going to Bronte's for weekend breakfast/brunch! Their pancakes with fruit are outstanding--light pancakes with berries and bananas that make adding syrup merely an option. The Creme brule French toast and Denver Omelet are superb as well. Try to get a seat at the window or better yet sit outside if the weather permits. If you get there before... More 

Thank memphistraveller214
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

A good restaurant in a book store! A nice but limited variety of offerings. I live here and go regularly. Always reliable, pleasant servers, good food with interesting combinations of comfort food. I recommend it. The value pricing is moderate and appropriate. It is worth seeking out to have a comfortable, good meal. Easy to find on a main artery... More 

Thank Diansky
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359 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

I would hardly qualify this as a "French Bistro". It is a casual eaterie inside a book store. It is more than a snack bar and more like a small restaurant. The atmosphere is a bit noisy and the tables are close together. The ambiance has alot of windows, sunshine and there is a small outside patio. The food is... More 

1 Thank SymnCwl
Memphis TN
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171 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

We ate here for the first time and could not believe we'd never tried it during our 20 years living here. This is a super place for moderately priced but excellent food. the choices are limited but solid selections. The beer and wine options are good; the chicken picatta truly a delight. The menu describes it as the Barefoot Contessa's... More 

1 Thank burtw
Memphis, Tennessee
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

This place is such a little gem. I've enjoyed several nice evening meals there with my mom and sister, perfect for a girl's night, and attached right to a great bookstore for post-prandial browsing. GREAT food and consistently good selection of wines. Once, when my birthday fell on a weekday and my musician-husband was working that night......it made the PERFECT... More 

1 Thank Yogideb58
Dayton, Ohio
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70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

We've only eaten here once, but the food and service were both very good! You're actually connected to a book store, so the entrance was not where I thought it would be. :-) But the dining area is surrounded by glass so you can see outside from most any seat.

Thank v8torq
Memphis, TN
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

I have been coming into this bookstore and restaurant since I moved up here in 1997 and I have always liked their selection of good , healthy eats. I don't think I have ever had a bad meal here! Good place to meet friends for a healthy, quick or leisurely bite and do some shopping afterwards.

Thank MemphisMommy1
Marion, Virginia
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2012

First time--(could not find the menu online for this particular Bronte A Novel Bistro online, so I am working from the memory of this evenings meal.) Starter: Hummus with pita and cucumber/tomato relish (salsa, however you want to call it) and greens. The hummus is very mild, but this was a delicious and economical starter. I will definitely be enjoying... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 387 Perkins Ext, Memphis, TN 38117-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-374-0881

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