Kitchen A Bistro
Kitchen A Bistro

Kitchen A Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://kitchenabistro.com/
  • Phone: 6318620151
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Monday-Sunday 5:30-9:00

    Lunch Monday thur friday 12:00-2:00
  • Payment Options: Cash Only
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French
  • Executive Chef: Eric Lomando
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Personal wines welcome, Wine
  • Catering: We are capable of handling all of your catering needs, from a small gathering at your house to a large wedding at the vineyard. We look forward to the opportunity to customize a menu and service plan for your special event.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Kitchen A Bistro
We welcome you to Kitchen A Bistro to sample our seasonal market inspired contemporary French bistro cuisine. The restaurant has received numerous accolades including being voted the top french bistro on Long Island by Zagat. We offer a casual fine dinning experience and invite you to our Kitchen.
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Kitchen A Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
7 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.7
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (4)neighborhood gem (3)special occasion (3)romantic (2)great for lunch (2)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • need for improvement
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    KB may be substantially improved if the parking is hidden from the patio by some light walls. The food is excellent, but the deserts were not all OK. The service was kind of slow for a BISTRO. The music guitar and singer were the best. but started one and more hour later. it was announce life music, piano in the patio. If there will be a "piano" obviously it would be only a keyboard. The servant should be better dressed.White wine should be served in a cooler/bucket, without the need to specially asking for it. Chairs in the patio may have tiny cushions. If the patio is covered by a gazebo it can be protected from an unexpected rain. The no-cork-fee is tempting. The bistro may become a wonderful place with the suggested improvements.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food and service
    Irishguy331
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Came here with my girlfriend and we were Very impressed by the food and service. The hostess was able to accommodate our corner table request, which made the experience that much more enjoyable. Our server, Daniel, was incredibly professional and knowledgable. Daniels assistant was also professional and attentive. The squid ink pasta was a little on the bland side but solid nonetheless. Charcuterie appetizer was delectable. Both the duck and the duo of lamb were phenomenal, and both dishes were the highlight of our respective meals. Dessert was just lackluster, as the chocolate banana creme brûlée cake was a bit dry, but the service and other 2 courses made up for that. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Great job!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 5 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 177 reviews are from the Kitchen A Bistro reviews archive.
  • Great Find
    Bobyank7VIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We finally got to try Kitchen A Bistro and what a find it is. The food was excellent and served promptly by an attentive wait staff. I had the signature dish, duck which was outstanding and my wife had the duo Lamb which was also excellent. Our appetizers, arctic char and egg salad were unusual and delicious. The only negative was sitting at a table by the kitchen door which was a bit annoying as traffic walked in and out of the kitchen but other than that, it was a perfect meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Byob and be happy
    gre8tVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    This is the fourth set of friends I have brought5 To Kitchen a Bistro. Did not disappoint
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kitchen a Maestro!
    Perkalator1
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Eric is a fantastic chef and his food always delights. We had our wedding here 4 years ago and we come back each year for our anniversary. The food is fantastic and subtlely sophisticated. The main course portions are generous given the high quality of food and you'll never go home hungry. Above all, Jackie and Gene provide superior service in such a casual and friendly way. You'll leave here wondering why you haven't been here move often and anxiously await your return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Intimate Graduation Dinner Fete
    RedRivers
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Ten adults and a two year old had an outstanding dinner celebrating a PHD graduation. Sophisticated without an attitude.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another marvelous meal
    cyberderm
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    A med school grad dinner for 6. Brought our own wine and bubbly and no corkage fee. Service attentive but not suffocating. Staff pleasant and informative. Will be back again soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    JTSN
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    The food is the major reason for going to Kitchen A Bistro. Quality ingredients carefully and imaginatively prepared. The price fix is a good choice and the fact that you can bring your own wine (although they do have wine and drinks now) makes it reasonable in terms of costs. They only take cash or check and the service is casual/laid back/sometimes slow but very friendly. However, great meals that are relatively affordable by Long Island standards make it a very worthwhile destination.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • topnotch
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    They have a good wine list but you also have the option of bringing your own with no corkage fee. They are very helpful with this, bringing appropriate glasses and ice buckets if necessary. They also make it easy by having a fixed price menu which changes daily.This makes for a lovely meal without the expense of wines added to the bill making this a very reasonable restaurant with very good food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We love this place. Always friendly staff, great food and a wide selection of interesting entrees and appetizers. Simply one of the best places not only in Long Island but anywhere!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mother's Day Dinner
    JCML
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Another outstanding dinner at Bistro. Happy to say the noise level was slightly less than on our last visit. If the ambiance was more appropriate for good conversation this would be a weekly Friday night diner spot for my wife and I. Love than you can still bring your own wine. Love the food and the changing menu. Wish the outside dining could somehow filter out the noise from 25A, would be fun during the nice weather. Great place for a very good meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Interesting menu
    Food123
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Menu at kitchen never fails. I'm always impressed with the unique food and how the chef pairs different items together. Staff is always kind and friendly. This night they were pretty busy, I had to ask for more water 2 times and for lemons from 3 different people. All in a pleasent experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    I was disappointed the night I was there. I have eaten at Kitchen many times, usually a satisfying and delicious experience. Perhaps the chef had an off night and this was an anomaly.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Long Island Gem
    EvaengVIP
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    A truly excellent restaurant. The food is great, the menu changes with the seasons and you can bring your own wine. No credit cards!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome food, awesome service
    ManorvilleDiner
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    Fabulous food, among the best we have experienced at nearly any price range. Service friendly and helpful, not intrusive. Suited for foodies and those who appreciate nuanced offerings. Quality ingredients and preparation, visually attractive. Can hardly say enough about the experience. And it's BYOB no corkage, so you can bring your faves and pick which to open based on your selections. Awesome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Sbalza
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    Consistently amazing! Delicious food and excellent service. A must to go to!
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellence in execution
    LIgirl
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    Reservations are definitely recommended, especially during restaurant week. We were seated immediately. The hostess was very pleasant. One of the waitstaff immediately asked us if we wanted sparkling of tap water which was appreciated. The rest of the service was very laid back. This is not a restaurant for an in and out meal. You are allowed to enjoy your food, your wine, and your company. The wine list was quite nice with many choices under $40. We each had a 3-course meal. There is an option for a 4-course meal as well. The roasted beat salad and the baked chicken entree were phenomenal. Everything else we tried was cooked perfectly -asparagus, broccoli rabe, pasta. We left very satisfied. Note-cash or check only
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    Yummy
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    We only waited a few minutes to get seated with reservations. The staff was extremely attentive. My boyfriend and I eat here frequently. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Flavors!
    ZoefoodieVIP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Amazing fusion of food! Explosion of flavors in your mouth! The restaurant week menu put a spotlight on every dish!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A real find
    BIPPI
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    Went to Kitchen A Bistro during restaurant week on Long Island. We were 4 people and all thought the food was extraordinary. Even though we live a distance away, would certainly return to this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • long wait to be seated
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    we waited over 30 minutes to be seated for our reservation. Once seated the food and service was very good. We were glad that we didn't walk out after 25 minutes of waiting. This never happened before so we were surprised. It was a week night and not a weekend so not sure what happened. I still would recommend because the food was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always amazing
    lacaci
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    Probably our favorite local restaurant. The food is consistently outstanding and the service both friendly and professional.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant week dinner
    JCML
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    As always the food at Bistro was excellent. Service is attentive and pace of service is well done. Only continuing complaint is the noise level. Probably too many tables in a small space. Plus the patrons seem not to be schooled in the concept of "inside voice". Takes away from what should be an excellent dining experience. And this was on a Tuesday evening.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    NickM
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    Went there 2 nights ago and the service and food was great. Seemed like an older crowd but we went pretty early at 5pm. Interior could probably use an bit updating but overall very pleased.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best place ever
    KarenL
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    My husband and I have been going to Kitchen for years. The food and service is amazing. We went during the week for our anniversary dinner but we normally come with a group of six during the weekend. This is our go to place and its a plus that you can bring your own wine! I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND Kitchen A Bistro. They constantly receive high ratings whenever they are reviewed and all of the accolades are definitely well deserved.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Goat cheese lovers
    Denise
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    If you love goat cheese as much as I do then you will love the beggars purse filled with roasted veggies and a big chunk of goat cheese sitting on top a tasty sauce.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent french food at K a Bistro
    laura12
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    Tables are CLOSE together! Lamb sugo - fantastic , asparagus with sauce WOW! , potato ramp sou- creamy, Duck leg wonderful -The beef brisket was a bit dry excellent; the chicken ( organic braised) tasted of butter so I assume it was cooked in butter! . very nicely nuanced flavors that do not overwhelm the actual item. Desserts- don't bother with the coconut lime cake with mango sorbet( too bland and dry!) but the tapioca pudding with strawberries and rhubarb was outstanding !Also, my partner enjoyed the caramel chocolate pudding that was excellent ( with caramelized bananas! ) OMG! and the chocolate lava cake was the usual. I have had better elsewhere on the last item. Make sure you have cash or a check- they don't take credit cards!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food could gave been better.
    heycarol
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    It waa resaurant week. It wa so noisy you couldn't carry on a conversation.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kitchen a Bistro is wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Fantastic meal...3 people in our party, all 3 enjoyed everything we ate. Highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • eeknessVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Service was sloppy. My husband and I ordered the same entree, but my portion was much larger than his. I also found the dish too acidic (pork tenderloin), but it was still good.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Restaurant With a Special Vibe
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Located in Jamestown, Kitchen A Bistro offers an intimate dining experience, one that blends the bustle of downtown NYC with a classy upstate B&B. The service is polite, warm and spot-on with their timing. The menu is brief but ample in choice. Most important, the food is excellent, cooked with precision.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • GREAT SERVICE/ GREAT FOOD
    peace31
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    if you have never been to this restaurant you must go the food is amazing the staff is outstanding Eric chef and owner always comes up with more amazing dishes .
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love this restaurant!
    NYgella
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    I've been dinning here for years and I'm always impressed. There is always new dishes on the menu to try and I'm never disappointed. Very creative menu with flavor that work together.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • GIFT
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    Lovely setting and outstanding and attentive attention. Menu was varied and different and food preparation perfection. My friends and I had a fabulous meal and fabulous evening.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    anon402
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Just a great night from start to finish at Kitchen. All 4 courses were great , with the Beef Tartare, Short Ribs and Lemon Tart being exceptional. Service was attentive without being overbearing. We never felt rushed as the dining room filled up, and the time between courses was spot on. Kitchen gets all the little things right in the dining room while still paying closest attention to what comes out of the kitchen. Always worth the 1 hour drive for us.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good
    KnightOfNiVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Well prepared and very tasty. Good portions. Our food came out luke-warm, which shouldn't have happened, but if that's the worst problem, I can somewhat overlook it. Our server was very knowledgeable and we appreciated that. We'll go back (we've probably been there 10 times). Love the BYOW concept... we drink well and if we had to pay 2.5x retail, the bill would be much higher. Strong value and very good food. We prefer it over Ortos' (their sister restaurant), but by a slim margin.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and no corkage fee
    Mjcdools
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Great, interesting food and the fact that you dont have to buy an $80 bottle of wine allows you to try more dishes.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous
    LINancyVIP
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Our dinner was delicious, as always. We were celebrating our anniversary and they were very accommodating to us...Our waitress was very attentive and knew her menu. I had the duck breast which was outstanding and my husband had the pork tenderloin...excellent! It was a tad noisy, but not overly so. Can't wait to go back in the summer, I love having their vegetables from the garden...such a treat!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    My husband and I attended kitchen a bistro on Saturday night. We chose the chefs tasting menu and did not regret it one but! Awesome food and service. Only flaw was it was a little noisy, but did not take away from the dining experience. Definitely NOT a place I would take my kids:)
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved this place. Service
    Mattyballs4211
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Loved this place. Service was excellent, friendly, welcoming staff. The ambiance was cozy, but could use a face lift.the food was a little under seasoned for my taste, but well executed. I would definitly return. I wanted to try everything.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.