Bistro 112

4.7
424 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
Bistro 112 is a neighborhood French Bistro in the center of historic downtown Shepherdstown. It is a favorite of local residents and a haven for travelers passing through - who enjoy the area for its history, theater, music, biking trails, small shops and river activities. The Bistro, decorated in eclectic art, offers creative French food at affordable prices. Built in 1830, the Bistro has several dining areas: front bar, upstairs salon or outdoor patio under wisteria. We prepare local ingredients into French favorites such as steak au poivre, coquille St Jacques, roasted chicken, salad nicoise, pommes frites, savory & sweet crepes, house made soups and rich desserts. Rooms are available for private events.
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BK
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent dinner at Bistro 112. The service was attentive and efficient and the food was very nicely prepared. We will be back on our next visit.

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TS
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was very good. The place was clean and comfortable.. The overall cost was pricey for the four of us after we tipped but the food was worth the extra cost..

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VL
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great meal in a wonderful ambiance. It was a great way to celebrate my husband's birthday! The French Onion soup was fabulous!

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ER
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I had a great experience at Bistro 112. The food was amazing. I probably had the best French Onion Soup I ever had. The service was amazing. Michelle, our server, was so friendly, helpful and professional. The ambiance was great. The restaurant is small, but we felt like we were in France. The prices were a little high, but overall we really enjoyed our dinner and experience.

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A
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Although the food was good, the service was soooo slow! There was such an incredibly long lag time between finishing our salads and our entrees and between finishing our desserts and seeing a server to request the bill. The bottle with water was not refilled. Perhaps they need more servers and/or additional staff to bus the tables.

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A
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

A nice way to end our day at Antietam.. Lovely art filled house of vintage charm. Interesting menu with charming staff. We were there on a cold winter day and left thinking that the town and restaurant merited a return visit. Parking was easy . We had prompt and professional service.

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JF
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food.
Excellent service
Excellent ambiance
Very low noise, second floor. If you want a more secluded, quieter spot, go up to the second floor.

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KW
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Attentive service. Seated us early upon request. Wonderful food. Nice Valentines Day treat!

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SK
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, service and atmosphere were great. Will be a repeat customer.

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TK
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

ALWAYS a pleasure dining here. Quiet, comfortable, intimate accommodations, each selection expertly prepared, service is courteous and personable. Overall, wonderful.What more could you ask for? NOT a place for kids - leave them home.

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ZG
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was great. Weather wasn’t optimal and the staff gave me updates on road conditions around the restaurant. It was very quiet due to people only at the bar area. Tables are super close to one another but it was empty during my visit. Waitress was great and said the menu items in an appropriate accent. Would recommend friends to visit.

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OT
West Virginia
7 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best duck I have had in years. Their French Onion Soup is awesome.

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C
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We use this lovely place as our celebration site. Great wait staff!!

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C
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was it's usual fabulous, the waitress was very attentive.. and I would have been really surprised if it wasn't, every time I have gone in the Bistro 112 it has been a great experience. I have even used them for our Board of Directors dinner, and the feedback from them was all positive.

I HIGHLY recommend

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MP
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

On a cold winter's night we experience a warm and cozy dining atmosphere in Bistro 112. Michelle was very kind, cordial and happy to have us at her table. The salmon and pasta bolognese were fresh and warmly presented, as was the bread served upon arrival. We recommend the House French carafe: perfectly suited to both dishes. We will return for possibly appetizers at the colorful bar or lunch. A wonderful experience and a stark contrast to the high-ceiling, granite tables and hard floor restaurants that produce ear-splitting decibels of noise.

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WR
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful dinner while sitting at a window table with a view of the snow coming down in beautiful Shepherdstown, WV. Excellent food and service is outstanding.

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C
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience and lovely building: that is all I have to say.

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JL
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This our favorite restaurant! Food is always great and the service is outstanding. Whenever we have a special occasion, we pick the Bistro to host it.

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JK
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It’s always a pleasure to bring friends and out-of-town guests to Bistro 112. Menu selections are always broad enough to suit every taste and preference. Wine always reasonably priced. Service is always outstanding. Delighted to see Michelle this past Sunday as we’ve
It had the fortune to see her and her brilliant personality for some months now. A great lunch with great friends thanks to the good folks at Bistro 112.

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DC
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my wife, in-laws to the Bistro for lunch. Outstanding food, great ambiance, and very professional and courteous service. Definitely a great place in Shepherdstown to get a wonderful bowl of French onion soup and enjoy a little bit of great cuisine!

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SF
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is truly a hidden gem. The food was fantastic from bread to crème brulée. We were charmed by the staff and the decor. Wonderful meal!

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f
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Pepper steak was great. Price was high compared to other venues. Short ribs special was mostly fat and uneatable.

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k
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A favorite spot for the locals, with a cozy little bar and lovely French onion soup and a wonderful staff.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Perfect Good we stayed at was a nice place to have dinner and the people for

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M
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 3

Lamb was over cooked. Potatos and green beens were not seasone, pretty bland in taste. Service was great. Definitely excpected an amazing meal for the price.

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OT
Grand Rapids
2 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is a hidden gem!

Basic selection of classic French food bistro. Each of the plates we had was nicely presented, cooked at perfection and delicious.

The service was outstanding.

I recommend this place.

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GJ
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Michelle the waiter is cool. The duck is the best I've ever had.

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PB
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My son and I met for a pre-Thanksgiving dinner and had a delicious French meal with a great wine (owner's recommendation) and unhurried service. Will definitely do again soon.

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AF
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I enjoyed the bisque , omelet was slightly over cooked but still satisfying. Small cozy seating. My wife loved her mussels . We will come back. Service was very good.

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OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great. Must try the Ratatouille. Also the Caipirinha.

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JK
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always a delight to sneak away to Bistro 112 for lunch, especially on a chilly, damp day. The French Onion Soup is outstanding. The wine selection is quite fine and far more than reasonably priced. All that, plus splitting a favorite sandwich with a loved one, and having warm, friendly service -- all the ingredients for a fine afternoon meal and welcome pause to a hectic day.

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KL
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cozy atmosphere and wonderful ambiance. The staff is always friendly, welcoming, and helpful. Bistro 112 is the perfect spot for a martini or a glass of wine at the bar or a delicious meal in the dining room. If you are visiting Shepherdstown, put Bistro 112 on your list of dining options.

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RH
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful ambiance, service, and dinner! Would definitely come here again!

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y
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

One of the top spots to be enjoyed in our quirky wonderful town. Shepherdstown is worth a weekend, or a lifetime. Bistro 112 is a player in making it happen!

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LM
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience. Waitress was charming! Food was great. Loved eating upstairs!

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CR
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time to this restaurant. Meal was delicious and well presented. Noisy at times since it is small but has a great ambiance. Very enjoyable evening.

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SS
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food worth eating. Service was top notch. Not in your face. Attentive & interested in seeing we had what we needed when we needed. Would definitely eat there again.

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M
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had dinner at The Bistro 112 for my birthday and it was a wonderful experience. The service was impeccable. Our waitress was spot on with suggestions and being attentive to our needs. The food was phenomenal and they even placed a candle in my birthday cake, which was on the house. They truly made my birthday a special occasion all the way around!

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JC
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food - good ingredients well prepared. Paid attention to my wife's allergy listed in the booking and held back some ingredients on some of the menu selections so that she had a wider choice from the menu which was much appreciated.

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DH
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 5

Petty and negative experience at this previously very hospitable spot. I willingly paid the $10 upcharge for adding shrimp to my salad — a little pricey but that’s okay. Turns out, that bought you just 3 average-size shrimp! Bad enough to be scammed at a place where you will easily spend $125 for two, but when I very politely suggested that perhaps there had been a mistake and questioned the price, she just cited “policy.” Then she offered to get a manager but never did. We did see her speak to the manager and the manager simply shrugged. I’m shrugging too, wondering why they didn’t grab my salad, toss on a couple more shrimp, and keep a customer? This was my 4th time there and now my last.

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