Bistro Niko

4.7
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$30 and under
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Contemporary French
Bistro Niko is a nod to Paris, right in the heart of Buckhead. The modern French fare is authentic & simple, while the affordably priced wine list, exciting cocktails and extensive craft beer list ensure that everyone finds something to suit their tastes. Grand ceilings, art from Paris and a patio that overlooks Peachtree make Bistro Niko at once a destination and a neighborhood restaurant.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
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L
E. Tennessee
36 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Fun evening hanging out with daughter! A must reservation every time we come to Atlanta! Excellent freesia salad and lemon tart!!!

DK
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We went here for our anniversary. It was a Saturday night and although we had reservations it took more than a 1/2 hour after the time to get seated. However, it was worth the wait. The food is impeccable and amazing!

The only downside was it was so loud I could barely hear the waiter or my wife. But on the other hand it almost made it more intimate as we couldn't hear the people next to us either. It wasn't quite the romantic, quiet dinner we thought it would be, but it had its own energy and ambiance that made up for it.

The people working here are amazing. From the front staff that were arranging the seating to the wait staff and everyone we encountered, it felt like a special experience.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

AS
Atlanta
37 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a gift card so we thought we'd try something new, glad we did! It was delicious food, the foie gras was perfect and the service excellent. Overall we would back go again.

M
Atlanta
17 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Valet parking was convenient. Timely seating with reservations. Hostess wished me a happy birthday per my reservation. Service was very good. Did not feel rushed. Waitress, Denise offered good suggestions. Food was good and delivered timely. The only disappointment was she did not get the “birthday memo” and did not bring us anything to celebrate. Assumed that was normal until the table next to us had a candle and dessert brought to their table. Sad thing, it was truly a birthday celebratory dinner for both me and my son. Kind of a downer on an otherwise nice experience.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food!

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from Donny and Tommy the manager is awesome as well!

ED
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A go to favorite when in Atlanta. Met some friends for a reservation for 4 people. 4 extra showed up, and the staff graciously accommodated us on a busy Friday night. My best experience there yet, and there have been many good dinners there for me.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Server was great!! Food was wonderful. Just got loud when people came in the room to visit w others that were eating

CP
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome for lunch-great good and great service. Back room near kitchen is quieter and good for business lunch or casual one.

LM
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lunch was delicious, especially the Grande hamburger. Our excellent server made a celebration very special for my guest and I.

A
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience4

I have been coming here for years, but it seems the quality has gone downhill. Note that the service was wonderful though.
First, both my plate and my friend's plate were chipped. I was surprised that no staff member would have caught this error.
Secondly, I ordered the nicoise salad which in my experience is traditionally served with a tuna steak or packed chunks of tuna. My salad at Bistro Niko had a light dusting of tiny flakes of tuna. This was on top of a enormous mound of lettuce. As a french restaurant, I would have thought it would have the traditional, beautiful ingredients showcased. This salad was a mound of lettuce with a sprinkling of tuna and some potatoes on the side.
Very disappointing.

W
Greensboro
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Phenomenal service. Food was delicious. Almost too loud to have a discussion across the table.

SC
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is always great. The service always excellent. Never disappointed with a visit to this restaurant. Tuna was right off the dock. Everyone in my party of 5 left very pleased with the food and experience. 1 of my top faves in ATL!

ES
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely atmosphere, great prices, service was wonderful. Will be back

T
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Noise has increased to unpleasant level! Music not that of a French Bistro . Food excellent and service very good .

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always a good choice. Sunday brunch is excellent and lunch is a good value.

JM
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bistro Niko is one of my favorite French restaurants in Atlanta. We have been coming here for years not only for birthdays, anniversary's, but special date nights as well. Thank you for never disappointing me.

TF
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent food and choices as usual, brought our daughter and son in law and thoroughly enjoyed themselves as well.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice restaurant - good food, good service ... good experience

SR
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, Bistro Niko was all we expected. Great service, great atmosphere and incredible food.

OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated my mother’s 65th birthday.

TR
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience4

My daughter was looking forward to have her 16th bday dinner at Bistro Niko. For the past decade, every year the restaurant would bring her a few profiteroles with a candle for her special day. Sadly, for this year which is a milestone, there is no candle and profiteroles for her. I can jolly well pay for hundreds of these profiteroles but for a little girl, this is what makes Bistro Niko special. I did make a note it is a dinner to celebrate a 16 year old birthday. Needless to say, the restaurant has disappointed a 16 year old tonight and I am not thrilled.

Bistro Niko
Responded on January 8, 2020

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We are honored that your family thinks of us for special celebrations and we apologize that we did not treat this particular event as special. Please message us privately and provide us with your contact information. We would like our management to follow up with you. Happy New Year!

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J
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and wonderful atmosphere in a beautiful restaurant/bistro. Entrecôte was perfectly cooked and delicious.

MF
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food5service5ambience5

Dinner was on New Year's Eve 12/31/2019:
(-) We were not told about the pre fixe 4 course menu until 2 hours before dinner (via phone call).
(-) There were limited options for dinner
(-) The prices were ridiculous - at least 40% premium on regular dinner prices - and not sure exactly why. (-) The size of the crab beignet starter was laughable - even though it was quite tasty.
(+) The service was very good.
(+) The food quality was very good, and other than the beignet, the portions were very good.

Bistro Niko
Responded on January 9, 2020

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so honored that you chose to celebrate your New Year's Eve with us. On special holidays, we typically have a special menu for our guests to have a memorable but different experience than our everyday options. We have all of our menus posted online, including Opentable and we are happy that our staff also made this aware via phone call before your reservation. So happy the food, service and portions were very good! Happy New Year

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V
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An awesome dining experience. The lobster bisque was creamy & rich. the salmon was flaky & moist, & the asparagus was crisp & not cooked. Our server was attentive. She routinely checked with us & made sure we were enjoying ourselves. It was truly a “drop the mike” experience!!!

Bistro Niko
Responded on January 9, 2020

Vonne, wow thank you for this awesome review. So happy you enjoyed some of our signature dishes like the lobster bisque and the salmon! We are glad that the service was attentive and treated you like the special guests that you are! Looking forward to dining with you in the future :)

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b
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New Years eve

OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always look forward to celebrating the holidays here!!

FK
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great ambience here, table along the windows, beautiful view. Food and service always exceptional

Bistro Niko
Responded on January 8, 2020

Thanks for the great review! We are so glad you had wonderful evening with great ambiance, food and exceptinal service. Hope to dine with you again soon.

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FF
Atlanta
31 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a special treat at Bistro Niko. The food amazing...service was stellar. I recommend for anytime, but especially a special occasion!

ER
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never, ever disappoints! Quality of service and food outstanding!

K
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waitress was Sherry. She was very helpful in navigating the wine list. We had a lot of appetizers and a bottle of wine. Service and timing of individual plates was just awesome, and everything looked and tasted wonderful.

Bistro Niko
Responded on January 9, 2020

Hello Kathy, thank you for taking the time to leave such an awesome, review. We are happy to hear that Sherry took great care of you and helped guide you through our wine list with her knowledge. We are pleased that the service and timing of your meal was awesome and tasted just as wonderful as it looked! Happy New Year

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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great all around except valet was a bit lax upon arrival. Beautiful restaurant, polished and professional service, wonderful food, and reasonable prices, especially for Buckhead.

MH
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely delicious!

Bistro Niko
Responded on January 9, 2020

Maximillian, Thanks for the awesome five star review! Looking forward to dining again with you soon.

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JR
Atlanta
21 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent. Crowded restaurant filled with people enjoying a great meal during the holidays.

KH
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! Highly recommend

Bistro Niko
Responded on January 9, 2020

Thanks for the awesome five star review, KatieH! Looking forward to dining again with you soon.

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2
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience3

It has been a while since our last visit to BN. We were glad to see that very little had changed since our last time there, except for the service on a recent Friday night. Our server, name withheld, but first name initial R, was more than disappointing. While hovering of us pre-order, he was the invisible man after we were served. We had to call on a nearby server to ask for water refills, bread, order a second bottle of wine. Our server had the appearance of being a senior wait staff person but that night he was either a rookie or rude.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time

PS
Atlanta
85 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall1food1service5ambience5

I ordered the Bouillabaisse. Lacked flavor. The Shrimp was over cooked

OT
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great place to celebrate.

Bistro Niko
Responded on January 9, 2020

Thanks for the awesome five-star review! We are honored that you think of us for celebrations. Looking forward to dining again with you soon.

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