Aperitif Bistro - Rockville Centre
You can now experience the best in French bistro cuisine a mere stone's throw from our sister restaurants Sage Bistro in Bellmore and Persil Restaurant in Oceanside, where our experienced chefs conspire to whet your appetite.
With our wide selection of wines and spirits, and offering brunch, lunch and dinner menus, Aperitif Bistro & Wine Bar is a principal player in the Rockville Centre's emerging culinary identity and we are ready to welcome you.
Whether you sample our taste-teasing mid-day fare or enjoy a cocktail with early afternoon appetizers, or a good Côtes du Rhône with a traditional bistro dinner, whether you patronize our scrumptious weekend brunch, engage us to cater a special event, or bring your office for a breakfast or luncheon meeting, you will find something to love.
Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm;
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Great waiter, delicious food. Bartender has a bit of a heavy hand.
Used to love this place. They have changed in the past few years. French fries are no longer good, they have downgraded to the mass produced crunchy fake fries. Waiter was too talks. Overpriced for mediocre food.
Delicious food, excellent service and creative menu.
Amazing time we had can’t wait to try it again.!!! Food was delicious, services was great our waiter name Mackenzie he make sure we had a good time .. and he spoke French that made our experience great..!!
Ate here during LI Restaurant Week - the $29.99 prix fixe is an absolute STEAL here, as the regular menu is pricey. The food was absolutely delicious, though, and we especially loved the risotto croquettes, gnocchi parisienne, bistro salad, and espresso creme brulee! We were favorably impressed by our pre-dinner cocktails and the diverse wine list has a good selection across a range of prices. Only complaint would be that the service, while extremely courteous and friendly, was exceptionally slow for a Monday night when the restaurant as nearly empty. Otherwise definite high marks and we will be returning!
Aperitif is consistently good. The goat cheese and fig tart was outstanding and butternut squash gnocchi absolutely delicious. Wonderful servers took good care of us! Definitely recommend.
Great atmosphere. Very good consistent food with good value. Host / manager was very friendly and acknowledged the fact that we have been repeat customers.......very nice touch.
We went for brunch. We were the only guest for about 30 min and the did not seem prepared to take care of us. The waiter said he could not make drinks because he did not know how. I ordered a sandwich, Tasted microwaved. My sister had really eggy French toast. There was a funny smell when we first walked into the place. Seemed old and dated. Burger was just ok. No good kid options.
All portions were smaller than in the past. The onion soup was very good. The Waldorf salad came with no walnuts and we had to request them. The manager who inquired about that made it seem as though we asked for additional walnuts, as opposed to none at all. Our waitress was good.
One of my favorites for special occasions or just a night out with the girls. The food never disappoints.
We had the best waiter ever, who is also the General Manager! We were there for a pre-wedding lunch for my sister and he went out of his way to make it special for myself, my mom, and my sister. I can’t wait to sit in his section again!
Loved the decor and the food and service was great. The only hiccup was the bartender, who was very slow. We went on a Tuesday at 6:00pm and the place was fairly empty. Can't imagine how she would do if it was a busy night.
Definitely has gone down in quality since years past. The duck was dry and I was served 2 drum sticks (no breast ). The tuna entree was delicious. We had an issue about whether my husband's McCallan 12 scotch was watered down. The bartender and manager denied it. My husband has been drinking the stuff for 20 years and can tell when it has been "altered". We will not return.
DELICIOUS! The service was remarkable as well! Cant wait to go back!
This restaurant is such a cute place. Truly looks like a restaurant you would find in France. I ordered the sliders and French fries for my meal. Both was out of this world. We sat outside which was adorable and had a lovely evening. I highly recommend!!
We were celebrating a birthday. All of us were impressed with the whole experience. The food was excellent and the service was outstanding. We will definitely be going back.
My husband and I went for our 24th wedding Anniversary. It was a really great time. The restaurant has a really cozy atmosphere. The food was delicious and so were the drinks. The steak tartar was amazing. We enjoyed the whole meal. We sat outside which made the time even better. It wasn’t a busy evening and we weren’t rushed. The staff really rocked and our server Jade was great. We have to come back again and try something different. The chocolate moose was divine.
Cod was not fresh and was fishy. Place was empty on a Friday night.
Great place but is beginning to look worn. They did not have mu reservation.
We had a scrumptious dinner. There were four of us and we all ordered something different and everybody was happy -- a real rarity!
Food is delicious, especially hazelnut crusted halibut and spicy tuna pizza. Should update the wine list as the first two bottles we ordered were both out of stock.
Food was delicious and outdoor ambience was beautiful.
It is a wonderful local restaurant with lots of ways to enjoy a meal; at the bar, in a lovely outdoor seating area or in their several different dining rooms.
Great happy hour at the bar! Delicious dinner afterwards!
Our neighborhood favorite...never disappoints. Generous servings at reasonable prices.
By far the best restaurant in Rockville Centre! We eat here
fairly regularly and it never disappoints! Delicious food, excellent service and a great ambiance.
The drink menu has just been revamped with fun signature
cocktails. And a well kept secret...... is the outdoor patio!
A good neighborhood option among the many restaurants that are in RVC.
We celebrated my son's high school graduation at Aperitif Bistro. We had a reservation for a party of 9. I can't say enough good things about this restaurant! Great atmosphere, exceptional, attentive service, and the food was absolutely fantastic! Thank you for making our celebration extra special.
Great ambiance, good food & drink, profession & attentive service, reasonably priced. Can't ask for more than that.
Excellent appetizers! Nice bar! Nice outside seating area!
I have been to Apertif and have enjoyed the happy hour and food for dinner on numerous occasions. We arrived at 7:30 for our reservation and were sat very quickly. We ordered drinks, 2 beers, glass of wine and ginger ale. Server brought the wrong beer after 15 minutes of waiting and ginger ale was flat. We asked her 2 other times for our drinks, she said it was coming, but continued to check on other tables. We receive iced the drinks at 8:05 after talking to manger, who said they were coming, but did not make us feel comfortable that our dinner experience would be better. We looked on open table and saw that The Original George Martin had availability, so we asked for our tab and went to George Martin for dinner.
The shrimp and scallops entree was absolutely delicious. Our waiter was awesome and full of energy. Definitely going back.
Food and service were excellent
Excellent food and service, as always! The wellington was amazing and the waiter made good suggestions for wine.
Sunday brunch was great, food was delicious and the servers were attentive .
Would definitely go back again in the future,
Lunch with my mother. The restaurant was empty except for us. I was surprised as they have a great lunch menu. We enjoyed ourselves very much. Definitely returning.
We had excellent service and each one of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals! My 82-year old mother had the scallops and thought it was one of the best meals she had ever had! Perfect Mother's Day treat! It was especially nice that the ambiance was quiet, as we could all hear and be heard by each other, and enjoyed fun conversations along with our dinner. We will definitely be back! Thank you so much!
Our family had wonderful time on mother's day. Service & food was excellent. Didn't feel rushed at all and the staff was very attentive.
Having been to Aperatif many times in the past, I was looking forward to a late Mother’s Day lunch there.
The noise level was that of a bar on a Saturday night, and the music(also very loud) was a bizarre choice of 70’s “soft rock”.
As always, the food was very very good.
Our server was strangely unfriendly, yet hovered. We asked for everything to be brought out together so we could share.
Appetizers came out in 3 separate shifts, despite frequently reminding them of our desire to have all served at the same time. Only one of us ordered an actual entree (the rest of us had multiple small plates to share, at least that was the idea). So my husband waited until the appetizers were finished before his meal arrived. Annoyed we asked to take things that were left to go.
And the AC was totally unnecessary, it being a cold drizzly day.
Excellent service and outstanding French cuisine!