Bistro at the Oaks
Bistro at the Oaks
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Bistro at the Oaks

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.hallco.org/theoaks
  • Phone: 7705323161x111
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Thursday - Friday: 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Payment Options: Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chris Mitas
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Exit 17 off I-985; West on Atlanta Highway
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: A private parking lot is available for easy access to The Bistro at the Oaks.
A word from Bistro at the Oaks
For a memorable culinary experience join us for lunch at The Bistro at The Oaks, a contemporary restaurant featuring affordable bistro cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. All items are prepared on site. The menu changes weekly and menu items are seasonally influenced and created using fresh ingredients from local suppliers. Lunch patrons will be served a tasting menu consisting of three to four courses. The menus change weekly, reflecting the culinary skills that the students are learning that week.

The Bistro at The Oaks is a part of the Hall County's Lanier Charter Career Academy (LCCA), a new state of the art Teaching, Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Conference facility. Students receive real-life experience and insight into opportunities available to them in the food service and hospitality industry. The bistro is staffed by the culinary and hospitality students of LCCA under the management of Instructor/Chef Chris Mitas.
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Bistro at the Oaks reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Love this place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Very good food and service, but very loud. We always enjoy the diversity of the menu and the eager-to-please wait staff, plus the chef is willing to accommodate dietary restricitons. We look forward to going back when school starts back!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for Lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    A unique place where the students make up the menu, cook and serve it. 4 course meal is perfect size for lunch. Been there 4 times always good and different. Love to take out of town guests as special gourmet spot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyed the experience and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/6/2014
    Enjoyed the experience and will be back again. It's fun trying a new menu that we would normally never try. Looking forward to bring friends to share this experience. The wait for the different courses is fast service so you can enjoy the new experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    Marj
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    We've eaten at the Oaks several times over the past two years since we first learned about it and taken friends there. In the past we thoroughly enjoyed the food. I made the reservation to celebrate my husband's 83rd birthday. What a disappointment. No choices this time, just the set 4-course meal. The best thing we had was the coffee.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tasty menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/1/2013
    The bistro has changed its menu format from previous years, but as always, they never fail to please. Now serving a "tasting menu" of four smaller courses, the food is just the right amount... Filling, without the heaviness. The meal was flavorful from start to finish, and the presentation was detailed and lovely. What a phenomenal place to eat, especially considering that the entire bistro is operated by high school students. Worth a visit...
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All 4 of the people at our
    Bill
    Dined on 10/11/2013
    All 4 of the people at our table were impressed by the food and its presentation. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bistro at the Oaks is a great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    Bistro at the Oaks is a great place to eat. The food is always wonderful.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This was our first time at
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/28/2013
    This was our first time at the Bistro. We had heard wonderful things about it and were not disappointed in our food. Our reservation was at 11:45. Everything went well until we had finished our entree. Our servers had vanished. There were three servers in the dining room and they all seemed to be waiting on other tables. No one checked on us to see if we needed anything. After quite a long wait I finally flagged down a young man man at the register. He removed our plates and someone brought us dessert. She sat the dessert down and walked away without any comment. I had to call them back to ask for coffee for two of our party. No one ever came back to ask if we needed more coffee or anything else. I would have loved a second glass of water,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Hidden Gem in Hall County, GA
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 3/21/2013
    As always, Chef Dara Lavallee, Chef Hester, and all of the students put on a great spread. Everything was absolutely wonderful!!! A definite hidden gem - too bad they are not open year round - only during the school year!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We are fortunate to have this
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/21/2013
    We are fortunate to have this training facility in our community. My guest and I thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. This was my guest first visit and she said she would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love this place. The food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    Love this place. The food is always good and the service is great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food - taste, presentatio
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Excellent food - taste, presentation, service all excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always professional and always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/1/2013
    Always professional and always done in a top notch manner. The students at the school are learning so much about how the world operates by being able to be a part of this element of life. The care and effort put into my meal and experience is always better than I could have hoped to have.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This is a wonderful way to
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 1/31/2013
    This is a wonderful way to help students learn the restaurant business and they do a great job. The value is very good, you won't be disappointed.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular food. This is
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 1/17/2013
    Spectacular food. This is a wonderful way for teens to learn the restaurant business from all aspects.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We have eaten her several
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/10/2013
    We have eaten her several times and it's always a treat!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyed it very much! Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/30/2012
    Enjoyed it very much! Great experience. Glad Hall County has this. The food was wonderful and the price is affordable.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everything was absolutely
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 10/4/2012
    Everything was absolutely outstanding!!! What a wonderful gem!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Bistro at the Oaks was a wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/21/2012
    Bistro at the Oaks was a wonderful fine dining experience on a fast-food budget! Everything was excellent and top-notch! Not only does the patrons get to enjoy a wonderful meal, but the students gain experience in all aspects of the restaurant industry. What a great opportunity for everyone involved. I would definitely recommend this venue to anyone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Bravo!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/12/2012
    As always, Bistro at The Oaks gets a thumbs up, way up! Students and teachers planning, preparing and serving people in the community. This is such a great place. Bravo!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My three friends and I enjoyed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/9/2012
    My three friends and I enjoyed the experience of dining at the Bistro. All three began to make plans to bring other friends or family members to lunch. The food was delicious, the service attentive, and the ambience very pleasant. Thank you for providing this wonderful opportunity for the Oakwood-Hall County area.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A great lunch place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/2/2012
    Great place, food served and prepared with help from students aspiring to become chefs.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Glad we came back.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/26/2012
    We have been to the Oaks several times. The latest gourmet lunch was well received. One visit last year recalls a "new" waitress that unfortunately made the afternoon unpleasant by forgetting us, the food, & everything else. Even a smile was disappearing. I commented about the service, she apologized. but it continued. We held back a visit, but decided to return and glad we did! Thank you. It was a very charming & elegant afternoon for my wife and I.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic food, service, and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/20/2012
    Fantastic food, service, and atmosphere. I have already strongly recommended The Bistro to numerous people. Can't wait to go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Will go as much as we can!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/19/2012
    This is an excellent restaurant operated partly by students who do a wonderful job. What an opportunity for high school children!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We all found the food to be
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/19/2012
    We all found the food to be extremely good and reasonably priced. The service was impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Loved it! The food was awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/12/2012
    Loved it! The food was awesome and the staff was very professional. The atmosphere was a pleasant enviornment. I would highly recommend this place and we plan to go back very soon!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Don't miss it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/2/2011
    Lunch was awesome. Service was the best it has ever been. I recommend this place to everyone I meet. Congratulations to the Bistro for a resounding success. The Italian Wedding Soup was incredible!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We had a wonderful experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/17/2011
    We had a wonderful experience and can't wait to go back again. there were 8 of us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A lot for your money--
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/4/2011
    You provide a lovely up-scale dining experience in a small town that fills a void I find here, and for a reasonable price. The atmosphere is inviting and quiet enough to talk. The servers are very professional, and friendly.The food is lovely and beautifully presented. I will definitely be back!!!
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  • Each visit has been so pleasant.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/28/2011
    Each visit has been so pleasant. The stuents are delightful...wanting to make sure everything is perfect and of course, the food is outstanding. We look forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Food was very good. Servers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/27/2011
    Food was very good. Servers were very friendly and prompt.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First time I've complained.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/30/2011
    We've been there many times now, and all other visits have been outstanding to excellent. This one was the first time I've had anything to complain about. They seem to have been a bit understaffed this time as there was too long a wait between being seated and having anyone come to our table with water and menus, then too long a delay before having our order taken. As usual, the food was excellent by any and every standard -- quality, taste, variety, presentation, etc. Loooking forward to my next visit as I'm sure everything will be up to their usual standards of excellence. It is hard to believe that so many of the tasks are performed by high school students. The faculty does a fantastic job, and these young men and women are great.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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  • Gourmet Food with Fast Food Price!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/22/2011
    A great gourmet meal for a fast food price!! How good can it get-- Service was very good and presentation was excellent!!!--I'm coming back -already booked a large group.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was awesome and the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/9/2011
    The food was awesome and the price is amazing! The student/servers did a fine job and were very curtious.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely lunch location in Oakwood
    lanierprincessVIP
    Dined on 4/29/2011
    Lovely lunch location in Oakwood Georgia run by Hall County School High School students who receive school credit while learning a trade. School Principal Cindy Blakley gave my group a tour of the facility and what this location has to offer to the community. Check it out !!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate