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1226 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
+1 301-328-1590
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Thu - Mon 17:00 - 21:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cannot recommend this place enough! Planned a very last-minute weekend getaway with my husband to Harpers Ferry, and the first place I came to look for restaurants was TripAdvisor. I was immediately excited when I saw the Bisou Bistro and put it at the top of our list. My husband has traveled to New Orleans and is very familiar with... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner here last night and are still talking about it. Reasonably priced very good quality food, warm and welcoming ambiance. With only 6 tables, one feels like they're eating at a friends. We had the rib eye steak and the scallops. Both are healthy portions and come with perfectly cooked organic greens. Starters looked delicious as... More 

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shepherdstown wv
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222 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A cozy little bistro, along the lines of those found in quaint European towns, where the owner/chef/family host you like family! We were welcomed with a warm greeting, and due to a mixup, our reservation was delayed. The chef apologized and comped us some wine for our wait, which was minimal. The wait staff was attentive and helpful with menu... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Given the reviews we were looking forward to a wonderful dinner. We concluded after eating at The Anvil, Bistro 1840, and now Bisou Bistro that Harpers Ferry is a food desert of sort. We had Caesar Salad that was OK; sockeye salmon that had no flavor; lamb chops that were OK; and finished with Chocolate cake that turned out to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the Bisou Bistro for dinner on a Thursday evening. The restaurant is housed in an 18th Century stone home in Bolivar/Harpers Ferry. Comfortable atmosphere - there was a fire going in the wood stove. It wasn't crowded but there was a steady flow of diners that evening. Chef Kevin came out to the dining room to visit with... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

On a day trip to Harpers Ferry we were looking for a "local, one of a kind" place to have dinner. Everything about this place was perfect; we walked in and were greeted immediately by Chef Kev. Sat fireside and had a few minutes to take in the eclectic ambiance. Zack waited on us and asked all the right questions... More 

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Tennessee
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

My innkeeper recommended Bisou Bistro when I arrived in Harpers Ferry and I'm sorry I waited until my last night in town to dine there. The lobster bisque was some of the best I have ever eaten. If I were the responsible sort, I would have stopped there -- it was plenty! Alas, I also had the steak, which was... More 

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Thank howards994
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Had a really great time here. Came in for dinner with friends. Our appetizer of brochette was absolutely delish. I had a traditional cajon meal of chicken and andouille jambalaya. It was awesome. My only recommendation is that the staff needs to be educated on the wine selection with and the service to check out was slow.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on our first night in HF based on recommendation from b&b. The wine list is very reasonable and many good entrees including the gumbo. Interesting story about the many purposes of the building during the civil war.

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We happened on this excellent restaurant by accident. My wife had rockfish and I had seafood gumbo. Both were excellent although I prefer more seafood in my gumbo. We got a goat cheese appetizer with 3 different cheeses that was excellent. Only Robles was not enough bread to match the cheeses.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Cuisine
Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1226 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 301-328-1590
Description
Located in a charming 1790's stone house in historic Harpers Ferry-Bolivar, Our Menu is seasonally changed to offer classic New Orleans Cajun & Creole French cuisine. We focus on, fresh, delicious, local food in a friendly and casual atmosphere. While holding true to our South Louisiana Heritage, we also have developed gluten free and allergy sensitive versions of most items. Owner & Executive Chef Kevin Plunkett, a New Orleans Native and Classically trained French Chef, is passionate about sustainability and supporting local producers whenever possible. Together with his wife Amanda, they have made a commitment to transform a little slice of West Virginia into Cajun Country with a dash of South Louisiana Hospitality and traditional New Orleans fare.

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