Genuine Bistro
Genuine Bistro
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Genuine Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.genuinebistro.net/GENUINE_BISTRO_LOUNGE/Welcome.html
  • Phone: 3863200217
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, Contemporary American, Creole
  • Executive Chef: Tommy Vitek
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Chef Tommy and our culinary team can create a menu tailored to your needs for any event.
  • Entertainment: GENUINE Bistro & Lounge features great local talent every Friday and Saturday Night. Sunday Brunch features local Jazz Musicians on our patio.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 17-92 and Highbanks
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Our parking lot can be accessed from both 17-92 and Legion Street, just off of Highbanks.
A word from Genuine Bistro
Real Bistro. Genuine Food. Located in Downtown DeBary on the corner of 17-92 and Highbanks Rd. At GENUINE Bistro & Lounge you can find a taste of international flavors, hometown favorites, fine wines, premium liquors and always a GENUINE good time! Straight from work, out and about, or right out of the river… Come as you are for a fun and relaxing atmosphere!
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Genuine Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Pleasently Surprised
    terreeee
    Dined on 9/15/2013
    Took a flyer on Sunday Brunch in a community about 1 hour from us. Well worth the trip. Plesent out door dinning with air conditioned inside dinning available. Service was very good as was the food. Good family dining experience. Fun not stuffy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, romantic, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • reservations
    pappy
    Dined on 9/13/2013
    Loved the ease with online reservations and confirming . Long wait for food. Another big party was there
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Neighborhood Dining!
    tlm28
    Dined on 6/16/2013
    I have been here several times and I am always happy with the food. Small menu but great variation with delicious specials daily. If you have yet to try the Bistro you are missing out!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud & vibrant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/17/2013
    Service on a Friday night was very slow & they ran out of some of their entrees. Even from inside the restaurant, the music from outside was so loud you couldn't chat at the tables. It was busy & food was good if you get it before they sold out of it. Parking is also at a premium if you don't get there early enough on weekend nights! Also took them several minutes to even locate our Open Table reservation despite my ability to show them the confirmation on my IPhone!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/17/2013
    We have been to the Genuine Bistro on numerous occasions, and from 4 people to 12, and they are consistent in the food quality and service. We had a large group, it was their anniversary with a popular local musician, and they did not miss a beat. The staff is on top of drinks, and food, and the management is on site to make sure all is good. This had become one of my favorite places in Volusia County.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Live Music
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/17/2013
    Enjoy the food, atmosphere and live music; especially when Brad Sayre is there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I love this resturuant. The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/31/2013
    I love this resturuant. The food is always wonderful, it is reasonably priced and it is kids friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had dined in the patio. Expected
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Had dined in the patio. Expected interior to be more upscale.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food and entertainment were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/1/2013
    Food and entertainment were outstanding. Will definitely be going back again and recommending to my friends. Crowd was local and friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Four Fabulous Entrees
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/5/2013
    There were four in our group and each one had a different entree. All 4 raved about their choices and the quality of the food. Salmon on salad, Pasta with Pesto sauceand vegetables(can't remember the exact name!) Mama's Meatloaf and Seafood Stew (again, can't remember the exact name of the dish) The server, Patrick (I believe) was excellent. He discussed wines with my husband and female friend and enticed her into drinking something other than what she originally ordered. He expanded her palette and she was very appreciative.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Chef Tommy did a wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/30/2012
    Chef Tommy did a wonderful job creating a menu suitable for everyone. Brought back some tantalizing memories for my taste buds! Highly recomend!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Brunch was delicious.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/2/2012
    The Brunch was delicious. I can't wait until the live music starts.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We enjoyed the food (delicious)
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/28/2012
    We enjoyed the food (delicious) and service(efficient and friendly) and the entertainment was great. Brad was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good local meeting spot!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/15/2012
    I love outdoor dining, however, the road noise is almost too much. The shrimp & grits will bring me back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Family Bistro
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/29/2012
    We are repeat customers here. Love the corner bistro. The staff is unbeatable very welcoming environment. Food is plentiful and delicious. They are very family orientated and so are we!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food is great and there
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/19/2012
    The food is great and there are some very original dishes. Even a simple burger is gourmet whether it's fancified or not
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    In our community this is by far the most fantastic dinning establishment! Very experienced Owners and Managers who put quality of staff and patrons comfort top priority! Their Outstanding. Love this place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My mother had the caeser salad.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    My mother had the caeser salad. For $8, a salad should have more than lettuce, dressing and croutons. I had a burger. I asked for it to be Cooked well done, but one top of being a greasy mess, it was still pink inside. The server was great, the dining area is tiny, and the food is over priced.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Our group of seven arrived
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/25/2012
    Our group of seven arrived early so we enjoyed our time at the bar. The bartender was great. We had a wonderful meal with outstanding service. Each of us traveled at least 30 miles to get there and it was well worth it. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was our first visit, and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/20/2012
    It was our first visit, and we really enjoyed it. We had a rather large group of 9 of us. The service was just outstanding along with the food. I had the Shrimp and Grits and it was the best I've ever tasted. Our group will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Genuine is one of my favorite
    lacemup
    Dined on 4/13/2012
    Genuine is one of my favorite restaurants. Friendly people and great food
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I was very pleased the bartender
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/6/2012
    I was very pleased the bartender was able and willing to make a special request for a cucumber martini. It was very good. I always go to GB when they have the scallops special. The restaurant was busy, loud, and seating was cramped. They have the tables too close together in my opinion. This time the service was very slow. We had to wait long for our cocktais, appetizer and dinner. We were there over an hour.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good as always. Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/30/2012
    Very good as always. Service is great and the food is always fresh and well prepared. We have been here many times. The music outside is fun even if a bit loud for those trying to converse. It has been one of our favorite places.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent restaurant with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/27/2012
    Excellent restaurant with a wide variety of food. Their creme brulee is to die for.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Undiscovered treasure
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/24/2012
    This was our second time at this Bistro and I couldn't have enjoyed it more. Staff is attentive and friendly. The menu offers an eclectic variety and was very good. Calamari was perfectly tender, the Filet Mignon exactly as ordered and the creme brule outstanding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • In the past we've had fun
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    In the past we've had fun at the Genuine, not so this Valentine's Day. The table behind us was a Valentine celebration with grandparents and about 8 children. We didn't mind their noise, since we're parents & have been there, but the constant bumping of the kids' chairs into mine when they kept getting up and running around the table was a bit rude. I know it wasn't the place of the Genuine to control the children, but they could have asked if we'd like to move to another table or something. The wine I ordered from the menu was a bottle they no longer served and I was offered a similar wine that was more expensive, as opposed to some consession. It took forever to get the food as well. Just an off night, I hope.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Been here many times and it's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    Been here many times and it's definitely a good place to go. Food is good tho some dishes are pricier than they should be. The service is great. They come to your table several times and make sure all is good and if any refills are needed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate