Petit Bistro
Petit Bistro

Petit Bistro

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://petitbistro.biz/
  • Phone: 4794649278
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm.
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, French
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bella Vista Way
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Petit Bistro
Located, two miles from Crystal Bridges Museum, in a rustic stone building on north Walton Blvd, this French Mediterranean Restaurant and Lounge has something that will entice anyone.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Petit Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
22 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelQuiet
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (19)special occasion (14)great for outdoor dining (12)fit for foodies (11)neighborhood gem (10)notable wine list (7)good for groups (4)scenic view (4)great for lunch (2)great for brunch (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • momof4
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We chose the 'Special 'which was a Blackened Salmon fillet with Red Pepper Quinoa and seasonal vegetables - sensational ! It was cooked to perfection and the array of fresh flavors was superb. This entree exceeded our expectations for sure ! We had a chocolate bread pudding for dessert which was also excellent - a perfect end to a truly delicious meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • jaqir
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    A small menu with something for everyone. Great Caesar salad, not your everyday variety. Blackened scallops were a bit too spicy served with couscous , angel hair pasta with shrimp were great. The blue cheese pear pizza (flatbread) was very rich. The chicken dish with potato great. We did not have dessert, but they sounded great
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quality experience
    Foodiethumbsup
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I haven't ordered any dish I didn't enjoy. Each one made me feel I was having a special moment and on a lovely vacation. Ambiance is romantic and quality, staff is simply lovely. Osso bucco is to die for!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Such an enjoyable evening. The food was fantastic and the service impeccable!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Date night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Took my wife here on a friday night. Great food, Great service, relaxed atmosphere. Had a wonderful time. A bit on the expensive side but very enjoyable for a treat.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing food and service
    Gr8eats
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The food here is amazing. My wife and I went for dinner and were very surprised ny the service. The servers were very attentive and answered all our questions with great knowledge of the food and wine pairings. I had a bone in pork dish and my wife had a balsamic chicken dish. Both were amazing with fresh made from scratch ingredients. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone that enjoys a great meal with exceptional service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved the ambiance!
    DeltaLiz
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    The food, the rustic stone house, the setting in the wooded area, and the service were all outstanding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    This was a great find for my wife and I and will become one of those that we enjoy in the future. Would be a great place for a group of friends to enjoy wine and dinner or just a glass of wine and talk.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 14 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 20 reviews are from the Petit Bistro reviews archive.
  • Great Little Place
    jegross50
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Very good food that is fast and well prepared. Outside seating is great on cooler days with a very nice atmosphere. Very good Filet Mignon with terrific spinach garnish. Tables are cozy but not too close..allow interaction between diners if wanted, Do not pass up dessert!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not as good as previous visit
    blue
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    I was a little disappointed in my latest visit to Petit Bistro. Previously I was told it was dog friendly & I'd eaten on the patio with my dog before, had enjoyed an excellent meal, fantastic service, and everyone was quite nice to my dog. This time when we were traveling thru in warm conditions w/ 2 dogs it seemed a perfect place to celebrate our wedding anniversary spur of the moment. But they were not happy that we'd brought the dogs so I put them in the car as soon as the sun fell below the trees to try not to stress restaurant out. The service was very slow; there may have been one server for the entire patio area. The food was disappointing; the steak au poivre was overcooked, tough (NY strip they said), & had very little sauce.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food...Service needs HELP!!
    GoodeaterVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Love their small plates...not cheap at all but top quality. Plenty of food unless you're a famished diner. Reserved table available, but they had to push 2 together to accommodate our party of 4, like they were surprised we came. Seemed the proprietor was covering for staff that didn't show up. It was good thing we were with good friends to visit with extensively while waiting to have orders taken or served. Will go back despite this.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    MR4569
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    One of the best hidden restaurants in NWA! Wonderful food with a great atmosphere. Perfect for date night or even business meetings. Patio seating is perfect for Spring/Fall . Service is outstanding.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    Larry
    Dined on 2/25/2014
    Our food and service was very good. Since we are retired, we limit our time in restaurants . . . however, this one is worth a return visit.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful meal
    Jas5719VIP
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    This was our first time and we were very pleased with our meals. Service was excellent. We look forward to going back And eating outside when the weather gets warmer
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not a great experience
    luvdining
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    Pros: 1. Good food 2. Good ambience 3. Good service by the server. Cons: 1. Not kid friendly 2. Rude owner. 3. Very expensive.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • atmosphere great food not
    blueeyes
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Very nice ambiance & romantic setting creative nice menu however food quality was disappointing. Had 2 pcs Braised pork - 1 dry over cooked other moist. Plums overpowered flavors. Swordfish dry overcooked but sauce good. More sauce on both entre would have helped. Side dishes mixed -roasted potatoes overcooked veggies ok. Chocolate bread pudding was very good and highlight of meal but surprised they had to check if any left - given last serving available at 7:30 on a Sat night when its on the menu not a "special". In summary Prices comparable to other high end in Bentonville / Rogers but quality of food is not. Its back "into town for us.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday celebration
    Sandy
    Dined on 1/10/2014
    We had a great time with another couple celebrating my birthday...Precious was wonderful and took care of all of our needs.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just ok....
    anon
    Dined on 12/21/2013
    Lots was not available on the menu because of the time of year we visited (near Christmas) and the food was served on cold plates so soon got cold itself - other than that we had a nice time - just not amazing for the money!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice for special occasions
    Jilliebean
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    Nice place for couples. Great desserts to share. Good wine list
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another gem in town
    Zr28driver
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    We have a growing community or great local restaurants. The kins of places you only find in big towns. This is another example. Great place for a date.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre experience. Pears
    KCdinerVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2013
    Mediocre experience. Pears in one salad seemed old; other salad lacked some ingredients. Vegetables served w/ entrees cooked to mush. On the positive side, the petit pork shanks were very good, however the sweet potato/shredded carrot mixture was cold. Other entrée, grilled coho salmon was dry, & cous cous served with it was bland.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Find
    WHfromKC
    Dined on 10/23/2013
    Petit Bistro is a gem. Bentonville is full of franchise-type restaurants but Petit Bistro is a definite gem amongst some very ho-hum franchises. The setting is beautiful. Perfect for date night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Dinner at Petit Bistro
    Tulsagirl55
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    What a great find in Bentonville! Excellent food & service. We did online reservation for Sat night 8PM. Our server was very attentive and helpful. Wine list isn't extensive but has excellent choices. Grilled Brie appetizer was yummy, served with grilled ciabatta, drizzled with honey & candied walnuts. For dinner, we had Osso Bucco (24oz!) and pork shanks in plum sauce. The meat fell off the bone, very flavorful. Dessert was the star of the show - special pumpkin cheesecake with ginger snap crust, out of this world! We raved about it so much, they finally brought out the lady who had made it. This is a good spot for special occasion. Dinner was pricey but worth it. Would love to come back and sit outside on the patio in good weather.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was good but not
    LarryVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    The food was good but not exceptional. Service was pretty slow, only three other tables. Prices are high for NWA.
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  • serviceAtmosphere is Absolutely
    Apate
    Dined on 9/24/2013
    serviceAtmosphere is Absolutely Stunning. But They Were Out Of Half The Dinner Items And service Is Slooowwwww
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A special evening
    foodiebyselfproclaimation
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    My husband and I love this place and brought our out of town guests. We all love a great food and wine, relaxed yet attentive service with a nice environment. I crave their tuna tower with perfectly cooked tuna sliced thin and the creamy wasabi; always consistent and always delicious. Everyone else had the mussels and loved them; as usual they did not disappoint and even the guys were raving about the hearty helping on this dish. The blackened scallops on the appetizer menu comes with couscous and asparagus and makes a nice little meal; always melt in your mouth. For dessert, to die for creme brulee. I am a creme brulee fan and this was one of the best ever!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love Petit Bistro! It is
    Sher
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    We love Petit Bistro! It is out favorite restaurant. We have gone there to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. The outdoor dining is quaint and cozy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bentonville GEM
    Smoky
    Dined on 9/11/2013
    On the recommendation of friends we dined at Petit Bistro in Bentonville, Arkansas last week. Delicious! We will return again when in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet