Misto Bistro
Misto Bistro

Misto Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.misto-bistro.com/
  • Phone: 9728073808x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:00pm

    Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Wine Bar
  • Executive Chef: Janet Jeffords Parr
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We offer everything on our bistro menu and our catering menu. Call us and Kristy will work you to find the best menu for your special occasion
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a back room will seat 30, or the entire facility.
  • Private Party Contact: Kristy Martin 9728073808x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rosemeade
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Misto Bistro
We offer fine dining at casual prices, and feature a full bar with Happy Hour 5 to 7 daily. Voted Best New American Cuisine in DFW in 2011 and 2013! Bistro Shrimp and Grits voted top ten best meal in DFW 2011, and Open Table Diners choice awards in 2012, 2013. We have a wide range of menu choices. Misto-Bistro, restaurant, bar and gathering place....


We have free Wi-Fi, and we open our outside patio on nice days. Our bar features a nice selection of domestic and import beers, variety of wines by the glass or bottle, signature cocktails, after dinner drinks and an espresso for the road!.


Misto-Bistro, restaurant, bar and gathering place....

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Misto Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
13 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelQuiet
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (10)fit for foodies (6)special occasion (4)great for brunch (4)good for groups (3)great for lunch (3)romantic (1)Show More
  • Good food for the price
    winelvr
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    At our first visit to this bisto nearby our home, we found the food to be hot and tasty, but nothing special. Orders included Thai shrimp nachos, redfish, and BBQ. Service was fair during the dinner hour. They were still out of the Meiomi Pinot Noir, best option on their wine list, following restaurant week. We are undecided whether or not to try again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice restaurant in Carrollton, TX
    reallyVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The service is good, for a suburbia restaurant. The atmosphere is above average for the area and it is a great addition to Carrollton. More upscale than all the chain restaurants. We plan to return to try their Prix Fixe menus, which change daily. The Chef and her husband own the place.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Carrollton Gem, but Average for DFW
    CarrolltonPatrons
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Stand-out dishes tried are Fried Green Tomatoes, Grits and Tomato Bisque. Most other dishes are quite average. This place does stand out for fine dining inside the City of Carrollton, but its standing pales when comparing to all other fine dining places in Dallas and its suburb.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • happyeater
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Overall the food was really good - but we had a service issue which may have caused the food issue. Our first 2 Restaurant Week courses arrived promptly and were excellent. We waited for our entrees. The server apologized several times for the delay and, at our request, brought us a basket of their mini biscuits. When our entrees arrived, my friend's flank steak consisted of 2 tiny strips and none of the promised grape tomato jam. The plate was filled with lettuce, apparently to make up for the tiny portion of steak. In contrast, my salmon was huge. We've had issues during RW before when the kitchen wasn't prepared for the number of covers on some items, but I don't know if that was the problem this time. It all tasted good, though.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wannabe
    Treat2Eat
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Misto Bistro has aspirations to be a neighborhood gem of a restaurant, but they haven't reached this goal. The food is good, but it doesn't provide value that merits its cost. The service ranged from amateur to awkward. The dog-eared menus and brown paper table coverings didn't make a good impression.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent local restaurant
    JanisVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    My husband and I had dined at Misto Bistro on several occasions. Last friday night we invited 6 of our friends to join us and they were very impressed. The location is not particularly sexy but the food is incrediable. Service is very good and knowledgable. We are regulars and will continue to recommend Misto Bistro to others. I would suggest avoiding the biscuts and cinammon butter as they become an addiction!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food.
    kwinkles
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We stopped by for dinner and really enjoyed the food. Tasty biscuits with apple butter, the salad looked plain with iceberg lettuce and I wasn't expecting a lot when they sat it down, but it had a sweet vinaigrette that was unique and delicious. I had the brisket and my wife had the misto redfish and we both thought it was great. The atmosphere was not great, it's in a strip mall and feels kinda weird with the tables up on a hollow riser, but the food was great and the staff was friendly and attentive. I live in Austin so I probably won't be back anytime soon, but if I were a local this would be a favorite for takeout even if the ambiance leaves something to be desired.
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  • Great food, great value!
    happyeater
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    We went in for the prix fixe menus of street tacos for $10. The food was amazing and to get that much for the price was incredible! I've been a fan of Janet and Brad since they opened, and they just keep doing it right.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 5 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.8
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 50 reviews are from the Misto Bistro reviews archive.
  • WinenutVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Wine choices very limited..menu a bit scattered..quality of food good but not great
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food, cute restaurant
    AsianAttack
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The food was good, and the service was nice. I like the decor.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous
    Tisals
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Food and service were excellent. Portions were sizable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Open Table Find!!!
    ontheroadjoeVIP
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    I travel weekly throughout the United States and Canada. Open Table is my key to great one of a kind dinning experiences!!! Misto Bistro is now on that list. I had the gnocchi dish and it brought me back to my Tuscan Wedding!!! Executive Chef/owner Janet Parr came over to our table for a short chat and listening to her passion about food just made the experience all the better. When traveling the Dallas area again, I will be back!! Ciao....
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mistro Bistro
    CinCarrollton
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Wonderful family owned and operated in Carrollton, a great find! Enjoyed the red fish and chicken pasta. Both owners came out to me us, a nice touch. Eggplant appetizer was delicious.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy
    Pattyannn
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    The food was delicious and the service excellent. Thank you very much Betsy for explaining the menu and your patients . We will definitely be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but Pricey
    Larbo
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    food was good. Thai shrimp nachos were very tasty but only 3 instead of 4 for a couple. Shrimp and Grits were good but a little to rich. Could also have a little better presentation. Pork Tacos had great flavor but served with sauteed veggies instead of a more traditional polenta or black bean side. Perhaps sauteed peppers and onions would be more compatible with pork tacos. We had the blonde brownie for dessert and it was very hard and probably a day old-would opt for fried pie on next visit. Our waitress was very good, timely with refills, and attentive to our needs. Thought is was a little pricey but enjoyed the food. Not an every week stop but good enough to be in the rotation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Shrimp and Grits-To Die For!
    Top10VIP
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    When you go here, please be certain to try the shrimp and grits, which is the best balance in flavors and textures in such a dish, that I have ever sampled!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden Gem
    EmpressZ
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    The food was worth the pricing. Our waiter was very personable and knowledgeable of the menu. My better half and I went Valentine's Day weekend and ordered the red fish...excellent!! Hidden location which I love. Has a nice crowd but not overly crowded as some restaurants can get. Perfect spot for those who love low-key classy places.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    Great food, great service. there were 4 people in my party and we all had something different to eat. we all loved the food. I had the BBQ beef---delicious! tender, juicy and just enough BBQ sauce. potato salad was awesome. someone else had the shrimp tacos. they were spicy but the red cabbage in the tacos cut down on the spice level. waiter was always there refilling water glasses, asking if we needed anything. i also loved the "story" behind the restaurant as outlined on the menu. nice overview of how the Misto Bistro came to be. atmosphere was relaxing and we didn't feel rushed to finish our meal. i will definitely go back. certainly a neighborhood gem.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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  • In my neighborhood & not in Uptown?
    JanisVIP
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    My husband and I were very pleasantly surprised to find Mistro Bistro right in our back yard. We typically drive downtown for great food but have this wonderful option just minutes from our house. They have a wide variety of gourmet selections at different price points to meet everyone's budget. They also had a nice selection of wines as this is important to us for a dining experience. We'll become regulars at Mistro Bistro and look forward to trying the other menu selections.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Little Gem in Carrollton
    DKOTDVIP
    Dined on 12/21/2013
    This location is a great spot to get a very reasonably priced lunch (sandwich, salad, po-boy, and other Louisiana and Southern style cuisine). The brunch is excellent as well and the apple butter and biscuits is definitely worth a try.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • menu was varied, food very
    michael
    Dined on 9/26/2013
    menu was varied, food very good, we had an excellent server with just the right touch
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Friday evening suprise!
    noshwell
    Dined on 9/13/2013
    Misto Bistro was a very pleasant surprise! Tucked into a strip shopping center, almost missed the restaurant, but so glad we didn't! A warm welcome, a pleasant room, great food and service made for a relaxing and satisfying finish to a very long work week. Don't pass on the biscuits and apple butter, melt in your mouth and worth every calorie! Will most certainly return, can't wait to try some of the other menu offerings!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a return to fame
    hal52VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2013
    After great disappointment at a past meal I had marked Misto off my list. I was dragged in for a meeting. Bang, new feelings abound. The food was excellent and the service just right. This was the Bistro I had fallen in love with.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • One of my favorite places!
    CarolD
    Dined on 8/24/2013
    I have been to Misto Bistro multiple times and the service and food are consistently great for lunch or dinner!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was not up to the
    mapsimon
    Dined on 8/21/2013
    The food was not up to the caliber of other restaurant week participants I've tried.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Misto Bistro -- What a find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2013
    We tried Misto Bistro for Restaurant Week because we loved their RW menu online. When we actually tasted what was on that menu, we fell in love with the place. From the roasted beet and pink grapefruit salad to the complimentary second course (yummy corn soup) to the mahi mahi entree, it was a wonderful dining experience. The piece de resistance was the dessert -- Orange Creamsicle Pie -- delicious and memorable. We will definitely be coming back to try more of the great dishes on their regular menu. So glad they were a part of RW 2013 so we could discover them this year!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, nice casual spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/8/2013
    Really enjoyed our first visit. Very friendly staff. Nice place. Food was outstanding. Arancini - a first for us - was excellent. Salad dressing on simple dinner salad was fantastic. Main courses were both first rate. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No reaction when we said crabcakes
    DDRS
    Dined on 8/7/2013
    No reaction when we said crabcakes were cold and food blandtee
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Neighborhood Spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/2/2013
    I'm not sure how it took us so long to find MIstro Bistro but I'm glad we did. We were looking for a place for dinner and wanted to something different than our regular spots. I'm glad I found this place. Close by, good food, friendly service, reasonable prices. What's not to like? We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary meal
    Bill
    Dined on 7/20/2013
    Open Table was great. Long line we got right in. I have had better service at Misto but as always everything was very good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Hidden Gem
    KazualKaz
    Dined on 7/20/2013
    Great, unique food that is very delicious. I ate the Red Fish which was fantastic and very filling. My wife had Crepes which was very tasty and enjoyable. How often does one find Crepes on a Dinner menu in the Metroplex?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a pleasure!
    PeggyVIP
    Dined on 6/16/2013
    I've been a fan of Misto Bistro since opening. Janet & Brad Parr have a fun and interesting twist on some old favorites. The Parrs treat diners as invited guests. Perfect!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Misto Bistro
    PeggyVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2013
    Have been dining here regularly since opening; I'm delighted to have such a wonderful dining option close to home.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food used to be good and
    hal52VIP
    Dined on 4/18/2013
    The food used to be good and they used to pour good drinks. They have gone downhill. The beet salad was still excellent. The cocktail was shorted and the cod suffered from freezer burn.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WE have never had a bad meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/5/2013
    WE have never had a bad meal at Misto Bistro, never had any bad experience. But this was our least enjoyable experience there in that, while the service wasn't bad, it wasn't the usual outstanding. The waiter couldn't answer questions about the menu, was hard to understand, and service was a bit slow. I suspect he was new and should improve, but he made our evening less favorable than normal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food. Good service
    Mike
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    Great food. Good service but on occaision is bit slow or relaxed. Prix Fixe menus are a nice add on. New Sunday Brunch was excellent. Noise Level is acceptable but you can be seated too close to other parties.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Charming ambience. You can
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Charming ambience. You can actually talk to another person. Food excellent And arranged by price. Varied menu, some French, excellent redfish. Prices Reasonable for type of food. Off beaten track in Carrollton strip mall but well Worth the trip. Note to self--go every month!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderfully Fancy Establishment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    This restaurant was a delight to find in my neighborhood Carrollton. The outside is unassuming as it's in a shopping complex of buildinga. Once you step inside, you realize you're in a high class establishment with a casual feel. We were sat in a raised wood portion of the restaurant. The space is very tight, but there was still enough privacy where I didn't hear too much of the next table's conversation. The food was amazing. They had the best bread I've tasted in a long time. The dinner was served in courses, with just the right amount. I was very full by the time dessert came. I'll definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Thought the food was a bit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Thought the food was a bit pricey for what it was.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A fantastic neighborhood discovery
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    We went here for Valentines and it was fantastic. The service was good, the owners are personable, the food was delicious and the prices are very reasonable. This is a neighborhood bistro that will stay on our list of frequent visits.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate