Citrus Bistro Seafood
Citrus Bistro Seafood

Citrus Bistro Seafood

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.citrusbistro.com/
  • Phone: 8172816282x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, French
  • Executive Chef: Chef Didier P Viriot
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Celebrating that special occasion: Citrus Bistro can arrange an event or party for you and make sure that the venue is perfect as well as the food and drink you serve your guests. Our customized menus allow you to create an event based on your budget and tastes.
  • Private Party Contact: Nanou Viriot 8172816282x
  • Entertainment: We have entertainment on special occasions or at guests' request.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Citrus Bistro Seafood
Citrus Bistro is a French - Mediterranean restaurant which specializes in Seafood.
We also offer several steaks, rack of lamb and specialty desserts all made in-house.
Our main dining room can seat 80 guests and offer outside seating for 40 to 60 guests, our private Chef Table can seat up to 17 guests . We have a Bar-lounge, guests can Orders at the bar too. Citrus Bistro offers full bar services
Citrus Bistro’s French bistro atmosphere makes for the perfect neighborhood restaurant! Both casual and elegant, you can enjoy a quiet dinner for two or a fine dining experience for a group at the Chef's table.
Celebrating that special occasion: We provide catering for corporate events, private parties, special events, business functions, and more. We can arrange an event or party for you at our premises or at the venue of your choice.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Citrus Bistro Seafood reviews from OpenTable diners
59 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
80% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (39)special occasion (35)fit for foodies (31)romantic (24)great for brunch (13)notable wine list (12)great for lunch (9)good for groups (4)great for outdoor dining (3)late-night find (3)hot spot (2)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Great find.
    Luv2experiment
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We went to this restaurant after reading other reviews from it. They were right. The food is excellent and worth trying something you've never thought of. Our server, Lamce, was so helpful and friendly. There is live music, a guitarist, which was pleasant but a little loud which made the whole place loud. Overall, it was a great experience. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Upscale dining in the burbs!
    EatDrinkandBMerry
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We've been wanting to try this place for over a year, and just never found the right time. We live very close by and gave it a try last weekend. We had an early reservation so when we arrived it was practically empty. We stopped at the bar for drinks and had a great conversation with the bartender Michael. He was very friendly and made a great martini. Dinner was great. Our server was Lance and he took very good care of us. As the evening progressed, the dining room was mostly full. Judging by the atmosphere and reactions, I think everyone was enjoying the food and atmosphere. The date cake is not to be missed. Very enjoyable. We will certainly be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Don't go for lunch on Saturday
    TXdiner
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    They need to update their website. We booked a table for lunch on a Saturday, only to find when we arrived that they had instituted a brunch only option on Saturday. Since we were not looking for brunch-type food we left without eating. Very disappointed. Since we could not dine, but I thought this note was important I rated the restaurant an average 3 stars.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great casual Place
    HUNGRYVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Citrus Bistro has excellent wait staff, excellent food and is a place you can take business associates in coat and tie or your family in shorts and not feel out of place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Homerun!!
    diveprincess
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This is an excellent restaurant! The food is done in a very classic french style and the flavors are spot on! Our server, Lance, was friendly and knowledgeable without being intrusive. The owners were visible in the dining room checking on the patrons and were very kind and accommodating to special requests. One of the most elaborate and wonderful restaurant week menus we've seen. We look forward to eating here again in the future and trying other items off of their regular menu. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here and would recommend it to anyone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • sauces didn't have enough flavor.
    Foodluv51
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Should have asked "is this a special occasion" when we said it was our first time to visit. We were celebrating our 25th anniversary. Next time- Bonnie Ruth's
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden Gem
    lorilea123
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Citrus Bistro! The food was excellent and our waiter, Carlos was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our new favorite restaurant
    K2Foodies
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Our food was excellent and service superb. The only thing I would change is to turn down the volume of the very talented musician just a notch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fantastic! Incredible food
    Green95ss
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This is our local go-to spot. Consistently great food, singer on Friday nights is out of this world. Try the date cake for dessert--it is outrageous!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Restaurant Week
    Larry
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    My wife and I dined at Citrus Bistro on a Tuesday night. We went during Restaurant Week. Exceptional food and service! The selections were great. The Monday - Thursday lobster special is a four course BARGAIN!!!!! The date cake is a must try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    great food, great service. A gem of a restaurant tucked away in a quiet little complex off 26.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Try Lunch
    AnghoughVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We celebrated our anniversary here. French food is one of my favorites, so I was really excited about trying Citrus. The steak was tender (but not hot), and the service was great, but those are the only real positives I can offer. The salads were an attempt, but didn't make it, with 2 halves of a grape tomato on top of lettuce. No exaggeration. We shared a creme brûlée, which wasn't the smooth texture one would expect. The decor was pretty bad - but that's not the reason people return to a restaurant. The dishes need to be improved upon greatly. I'd say this would be a good place to meet people for lunch, not for a romantic dinner.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expectations set too high?
    Brian
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    While not a bad meal, we were definitely not wowed for a meal in the price range. Cute place and menu was promising but for a restaurant that calls it self French/ Mediterranean the dishes were surprisingly bland. Crab cakes were very plain , Sole Dynamite was ok but a bit overcooked on the edges, Veal Saltimbocca was average but this is supposed to be a seafood restaurant so maybe not the best menu choice. Could be it was just a bad night in the kitchen or maybe just not the best dishes on their menu but we were very under whelmed and for us there are better options in this price range.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Restaurant Week Try
    FTWFoodie
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This restaurant space has seen several iterations of gourmet restaurants, so wanted to give it a try. The food was good, but I wouldn't say memorable.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    Mark
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Our food was delicious and all six in our group enjoyed their meals. Lacking was enough wait staff. Our waiter had far too many tables to serve. Thus after taking initial drink order there was no offer to refresh beverages. Also, perhaps more kitchen staff needed. Very long wait between courses. Food, when it arrived, was hot, tasty and beautifully plated.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding Seafood in Colleyville
    Mike
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The seafood is outstanding and the service was excellent. A must for dessert is the "Date Cake". It's a family recipe that is incredible. We'll definitely be regulars.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    Rusty
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    One of the best keep secrets maybe not after the review. The food was outstanding what a great place to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WONDERFUL
    81buckeye59
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Everything from the service to the food to the atmosphere was fantastic , Truly a hidden gem with live music and candlelight
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great for dinner
    great
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    this was a very nice suprise for a local neighborhood restaurant. The food was delicious and the waiters attention and friendliness was good too. Music was very very nice but a bit too loud in such a small room. My only complaint is that when our other party arrived before us he was told we did not have a reservation yet I had a confirmation number from open table....a bit embarrassing. we were well accommodated and enjoyed the evening .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great except NOISY music
    zorroVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Food was good-service excellent and professional. Hostess not warm and fuzzy. Noise from VERY loud musician of dubious talent destroyed what was otherwise a good experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Zinbob
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Food was well-prepared and portions were generous. Service was attentive, but I had to ask to have our requested red wine put on ice as it was served warm.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Underwhelmed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    After reading all the great reviews I expected way more. The crab cake was very plain. The tomato soup was more like spaghetti sauce although both mine and my wifes entrees were quite good. For dessert we had crème brulee which we order almost everywhere that has it, and it was very average. We wanted chocolate mousse as well but they were out of it despite not being busy at all & having it one of 3 desserts on the restaurant week menu so we also tried the "date cake" which was a bit better than the crème brulee but didn't wow us. All of this and it took us over 2 hours to eat when there were only 4 occupied tables (including us) in the entire place! Overall it wasn't horrible but we wouldn't go back again.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Favorite place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Having this wonderful restaurant in the neighborhood is a true gift. The chef is gifted and the service is remarkable. Citrus is not pretentious in the least and makes any meal there very special.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice Menu
    Kelsan
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    I met some friends out for lunch and we enjoyed everything about the place. I plan on going back for restaurant week in August.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden Treasure
    Ironmike
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Citrus Bistro has a very diverse menu and has options for even non-seafood types. The service was great, we were quickly seated and cared for throughout our dining experienced. Our server was familiar with the menu and a great help on providing direction for our selections based upon our interactions. The live Jazz band was great, the atmosphere was inviting and upscale and still somewhat casual. Most importantly the food was spectacular. For my family, this is not a cheap meal. However, for the quality of the food and what you get, it is definitely a bargain. If you are looking for inexpensive mediocre food, this is not for you. If you are looking for great food at a fair price, you will love this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We love that this wonderful and elegant restaurant is in our neighborhood!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New to us
    JamesCVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Although this has been open for 9 months, we just heard about it last week from our son who had a great experience there. We went Monday evening and had a wonderful meal of salmon ceviche, poached salmon and seared sea bass with curry sauce. The waiter recommended a wonderful bottle of french white burgundy and was very engaging during the evening. The (French) Chef came by the table to check on things, all in, it was a great evening. We will definitely go back, they have a piano player on Friday and Saturday nights.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • French sea food and more
    JchgprVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    A fine restaurant with great cuisine at a price. Great sea food variety. Great wine list. Excellent service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • GmanVIP
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    A truly memorable dining spot. Scrumptious food, impecable service, and a delightful setting add up to a perfect evening. If you haven't tried Citrus Bistro, you're missing out on a true culinary experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fabulous
    sophiebean
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    the food is exquisite. david and jean-loup are amazing. the staff there is absolutely excellent and we always have a great time!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • GmanVIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    What a delightful find. Tucked away in Colleyville, this is a must do, must go and enjoy dining experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hard to find, but worth it!
    Green95ss
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    The restaurant has no frontage on 26 and is a bit hard to find--just look for "Next" restaurant and it is tucked back behind it. Once inside, the ambiance was great--very contemporary and had a cool vibe to it. The hostess (co-owner) greeted us and sat us at a table near the window/outdoor dining area. There was a fantastic soul singer (there on Friday nights) and it still wasn't loud at all. The food was superb! Incredible good seafood cooked to perfection. The hostess gave us her specially made dessert: date cake. It was the best dessert I've ever had! Highly recommend!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Attention Attention to the diner
    blacktie2badbackyard
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    The greeting , seating and initial attention were great. The menu and wine list spoke of promise. There was one other table dining when we were seated and one table dining when we left. I was served an incorrect entree. It was sent back and action began to serve the correct dish. Surprisingly! The same dish was returned to me! It even had the bite missing that I had taken! Unacceptable! A slight accommodation was made to me. Upon my departure my waiter again asked if I had problems with the food or service. I was tempted to change his tip to $0.01 but figured I didn't need to say any more. I liked the attention upon my arrival, the ambiance and wine lists. My dining mishap makes me cautious about recommending this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    There were 3 mistakes on the order given. Food was mediocre for the price.
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 25 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 83 reviews are from the Citrus Bistro Seafood reviews archive.
  • Mother's Day Brunch
    Harvey
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    It is worrisome when you go to a small neighborhood diner on one of the busiest days of the year. In this case, Mother's Day. A fixed menu helps, but the reviews tend to be poor due to lack of staff, etc. However, Citrus Bistro pulled it off. While our waiter was rushed, due to serving many more tables than normal, he was very nice and kept the Mimosa's flowing, always a plus! Meanwhile the food, all courses, was excellent. There were 4 of us and we each had different appetizers, entree's, and deserts. All of us raved about the quality and it was cooked to perfection. I thought the fish (sole) was delightful while the others reveled in their meals. We came away full, satisfied, and the two mothers in the group were very happy! Thanks!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Mother's Day Treat
    Gupper
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We had a great time...Good for a special occasion and the food was very good. My only complaint would be the price seemed a bit high for a brunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Citrus - but not on Holidays
    DBMBVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    We went to Citrus for Easter. There were 6 adults in our party. It was a fixed menu. 2 people had eggs benedict and they loved it. 2 had the chicken cordon blue and this dish was beyond awful. The"chicken" was a fried chicken patty with a slice of deli ham laying on top with a slice of provolone melted on top. The other 2 people had the sole with shrimp. It was a blob on the plate with sauce that had broken. Served with green beans that had been cooked to mush. I have been to Citrus on numerous occasions. It had always been excellent! Not sure what went wrong on Easter Sunday but it fell very short on their usual excellence.
    Special Features:
    Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Strikingly good
    wineguyVIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    We are foodies, who have eaten in good to great restaurants all over the world. Our biggest peeve: the paucity of fine dining in the Southlake/Keller/Colleyville area. We have been actively exploring, and pleasantly surprised by, new (to us) local places several times recently, but not blown away. We were expecting a similar experience from Citrus, with an unprepossessing facade, tucked well back from the street on Colleyville’s main drag, but the food was excellent, the service was exemplary (thanks, Antonio!), and the general attitude was warm and accommodating to an extraordinary degree. The wine list is heavy on granaches, but they complement the fish dishes nicely. The desserts (try the berries!) were amazing. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Jecca
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    always have good daily specials LOVE the date cake
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Citrus Bistro
    82XS
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    When this restaurant moved from Royal Lane to Collyville, the North Dallas neighborhood went into mourning. I had the occasion to visit the new location and found nothing had changed. The fix cost dinner was excellent and reasonable. The food was perfect. The wine list was excellent including both value based and high end varieties. It is good to know that Citrus has maintained its uniqueness and quality. And finally, the date cake from an old family recipe remains the high point of the evening in an evening of superlatives. I will return even though it is a 45 minute drive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet