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About Bonnie Ruth's Neighborhood Bistro

Step into the relaxed sophistication of Frisco's favorite neighborhood bistro and dine on hearty fare rooted in classic French technique like steak frites, cast iron PEI mussels, and penne pesto as you sip a cocktail at our Belle Époque style bar.

Fireplace Patio Dining. Experience an evening in Paris!

Looking for the best desserts in town? Indulge in one of our made from scratch baked goods: red velvet cake with cream cheese icing, blackberry creme brulee, warm bread pudding, and more made fresh daily in our bakery.

6959 Lebanon Dr #110
Frisco, TX 75034
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French American, Bistro, Dining Bar

Hours of Operation:
Brunch Saturday 9:00 -1:00 Sunday Buffet Brunch 9:00-2:00
Lunch 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner begins at 4:00pm
Sunday thru Tuesday until 9:30pm
Wednesday & Thursday until 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday until 10:30pm

Cross Street:
S.W. Corner Dallas North Toll @ Lebanon

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 705-7775

Website:
http://www.bonnieruthsfrisco.com/

Catering:
Full service catering available for both corporate and private events. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and decadent dessert options are available.

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet Parking available.

Private Party Facilities:
Private spaces ideal for bridal and baby showers, rehearsal dinners, cocktail receptions, and corporate happy hours. Personalized menus available to host up to 100 people at the belle epoque style bar and dining room, or by the fireplace on our stunning courtyard.

Private Party Contact:
Jesse Conklin: (214) 705-7775

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Mardi Gras, Bastille Day Celebration

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Bonnie Ruth's Neighborhood Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.5

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

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Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Brunch (10)
Good for a Date (10)
Good for Birthdays (8)
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Casual (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Romantic (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Bar Seating (3)
Business Meals (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Authentic (2)
Cozy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

I took my boyfriend to Bonnie Ruth's for Valentines Day - they had a great menu and I had been wanting to try the restaurant.

It did take a while to get seated (although we arrived about 10 minutes early for our reservation, but we sat at the bar and had a drink).

Once we were seated the waiter appeared once to see if we were ready to order, however we were mid-conversation and had not looked at the menu and already had full drinks we brought from the bar. That was the last we saw of him for about 30 minutes and we made a point to know everything we wanted in case he showed back up so we could order promptly this time.

After that 30 minutes had passed and we had not received any food, one of the managers came over and asked how we were doing and we must have looked anxious because she quickly caught on to the fact that we were not having the most pleasant time there - we had not had an order taken for our appetizer, and the amuse bouche and glasses of champagne offered with the VDay menu was never delivered... she was very quick to make corrective actions and throughout the rest of the meal both her and her co-manager checked in with us regularly to make sure everything was going smoothly. They were even kind enough to comp some of our earlier drinks.

I definitely understand when restaurants and retail locations get behind during crazy occasions and greatly appreciate (and will overlook those lapses) when someone goes above and beyond to take corrective actions to make sure the visit was memorable... and it definitely was! I'm glad we chose Bonnie Ruth's and I will definitely be visiting again as the food, drinks, and environment were all great!

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Good food and service. Musician excellent!!!

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·Dined 4 days ago

This was a Valentine’s day date. There was a limited menu so it was a bit surprising how slow the service was. The champagne toast arrived in dirty glasses but this was addressed by the waitress with appropriate apologies. Business was brisk but there there was never more than a few people waiting to be seated and they didn’t wait long ( our table was in eyeshot if the door). Yet the service was painfully slow throughout the entire nite. Our reservation was at seven and we weren’t done until after nine. To be clear, we were not in a hurry but two hours and twenty minutes is a bit long for dinner (to my thinking anyway).
The food was outstanding and, not withstanding the pace, the service was excellent. I highly recommend the restaurant.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Went for Valentine's day dinner and wasn't aware of the fixed menue. We had an 11 year old with us and she wouldn't eat anything on the fixed menu. We were going to leave but manager on the fly agreed to do a pizza with dessert - meal was great!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The place in DFW for mussels and french fries. It’s straight out of a Parisien bistro.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

This restaurant is just what the name says: a neighborhood bistro. It's great for dinner for two, with friends, or family. The good is delicious, never had a bad meal. Love the Steak Frites (their fries are so good!), it comes with a small portion of salad. I also like that everything is served on one plate, the way I eat at home. This is like eating at home without the mess, and you don't have to clean up. Pepper crusted filet is wonderful (I like it with their potato celeriac, perfect pairing); pork chop, chicken paillard, spaghetti Bolognese, spicy shrimp pasta, all great. Penne pesto and pear and goat cheese salad are also not to be missed. And save room for dessert because their cakes are the best thing this side of gramma's. Pizza, burgers, ham and cheddar sandwich, the best French onion soup: this is also a great stop for lunch. Then, of course, there is breakfast and brunch, and mimosas! When the weather is nice, Bonnie Ruth's has THE BEST patio in Frisco. Our favorite restaurant, by far.

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 (Cancún)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Chicken pillars one of my favorites and BR is the only place my husband will order duck...he loves it. Service was outstanding.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 25, 2018

My wife and I started a fun weekend by having dinner here. The service was great from beginning to end. I had the spaghetti bolognese and my wife enjoyed the pan sautéed Alaskan salmon. They were great dishes in preparation for what the restaurant is really known for - desert. The deserts come in large sizes and are delicious. You will not leave hungry.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Food was very good, but service was very slow. Also had a very loud table next to us. We go here a lot, but this was not our best experience.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Waited at reception for almost 10 minutes before being greeted and seated. Language challenges with the wait staff. Some items we ordered were delivered in wrong sequence or forgotten entirely. When we did get food, it wasn’t horrible, but the overall experience wasn’t positive. Won’t return.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Nice place. European flavor. The patio looks fantastic, can’t wait to give it a try!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food and service!

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on January 6, 2018

With varied needs, Bonnie Ruth
fulfilled all of them. Fish, Chicken, steak and great
cocktails. Great service and moderately priced. Would
definitely return

Tags: Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great lunch and service!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Oscar Benedict was very good but could have used more lump crabmeat. The service and price was good but the place itself was a little dark and a bit outdated for my liking and experience. They sat us next to the restroom which let out an awful odor every time someone went in and out. Wasn’t bad just good but not good enough for me to go back. One and done for me.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 26, 2017

I made a reservation and when I got there the restaurant was closed

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Great night food was yummy!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 18, 2017

sorely disappointed with this particular experience.
On this day was hoping to enjoy a late birthday arrival at 9:30 pm
Made my reservation and it was accepted for dinner. Arrived and was told the kitchen was closed. Proceeded to tell the server that my reservation was accepted for 9:30 through open table and that open table even had a 9:45 available. He went to the kitchen and some one else came with more authority came out was told again the kitchen was closed and could not be served .
To my embarrassment and with a stare that read like “you are here late and you have got to leave ,we are closed “
And not even offered any other service like the bar over there is open. As I could tell by the 3 people being served and chatting friendly with the bar tender.
I thought can we have a slice of cake and perhaps coffee?
Cake and fresh coffee ($15)
was great however why wasn’t it offered first?
Why are apologies only good for others so it doesn’t happen again? Thank you, to both open table and Bonnie ruth.
I will look for a coupon somewhere so maybe my apology will be more like money where your mouth is. 🎄merry Christmas

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 10, 2017

This was our second time to have brunch here. The food was delicious and if you like eggs Benedict be sure to ask your server for some. They are made to order and very good. French toast is awesome as well as the chicken. They know how to do desserts also

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 9, 2017

It was my boyfriend’s birthday and we enjoyed every bite from the buffet. Our waitress was outstanding and very attentive. Thank you so much for such a pleasant experience.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

I'm sorry but this Bonnie Ruth's has become an outdated replica of the past .It reminded me of a place that my grandparents took me to in the 60s .The buffet food was ok even though they were slow to replenish some items ,but the atmosphere was like the family get together after a funeral .Even the staff walked around with a zoned out look on their faces wishing for closing time .There was no one smiling or interested in carrying on a conversation, just looks of despair. Maybe the place is livelier on weekend nights but if that is not the case I don't see much of a future for them . We made our Thanksgiving reservations there because we wanted to stay close to home. Our Reservations were made 3 weeks early and in that time we received four calls from Tiffany requesting that we confirm and reconfirm. She even asked us to put down a deposit which we didn't do. We found this odd because when we arrived at 6pm there was a total of 12 customers in the restaurant .We were led to believe that the deposit was necessary to hold a table because of the high demand . I hope that lessons were learned that night from everyone involved .I know that they were on our end .

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Very disappointed to arrive early with reservations to be seated in the bar area. Couldn’t even have a conversation with my husband without hearing everyone around us. I’m a small person and had to walk into my seat sideways. Way too expensive for a buffet, no table cloths, never again. I expected much better!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Lunch

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Bonnie Ruth's was a perfect spot to take my Dad for Thanksgiving. He thoroughly enjoyed it. I didn't have to cook or clean up and we were home in time for the Cowboys Game.

Tags: Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

What’s the point of having a reservation when they still make you wait 15 min because they can’t figure out what tables were cleared yet. Ran out of plates and silverware. Tough to eat at a buffet when you have no plates. Service was slow. Think twice before choosing here.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We're semi-regular, this was our worst experience. Food was great as usual, but service was non-existent. Waited 30 minutes, after several requests for a coffee refill. Water refill never came.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 17, 2017

It was excellent and the food was awesome!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Brunch at Bonnie Ruth is always good, though nothing ever varies. The omelette station is good, the bacon and scrambled eggs on the buffet were good. The chicken dish was tasty though the mussels and calamari were cold and rubbery. Mimi desserts were yummy.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Easily the best brunch buffet in the area. Not one thing that wasnt fantastic

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 12, 2017

This was our first time to visit this restaurant. We were extremely happy with our choice. We brought out of town guests and they loved it! Brunch was awesome and we look forward to going back. The host/hostess were very accommodating and friendly!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food is always good. And service was ok. We were seated in a side room that felt very disconnected. No music small and isolated. since we had a reservation expected to get a seat in the main dining room.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

This restaurant has been in our top 3 for a number of years. The service and food quality has reduced from previous occasions, down from 5 to 3.5. We will see if the restaurant regains its standards (5star) next time.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The cocktails are fantastic but it's the Duck Two Ways that will bring me back again, all the Way from Dallas!!! And oh my goodness, the carrot cake, warmed slightly was out of this world.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 31, 2017

We enjoyed this spot, the food and service was very good. It was a slow quiet evening, which made it perfect for us to enjoy quiet time.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Excellent as I was there on a Saturday night although it was not busy. There was live entertainment and it was a bit loud though I was on the quiet section of the restaurant.

Food is good as always! I had the center cut pork chop. It was cooked just right!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Really enjoyed the ambiance, good and service. The Sunday buffet is delightful. Take someone special and make their day.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Been here twice, for brunch once on Saturday and once on Sunday and personally I feel the food has gone downhill. Let me start by saying the service, cleanliness, the environment etc is all top notch! Which is really why I gave3 Stars. The food however is a different story. I understand buffets and the complications of keeping food warm, however this is not the reason I say this. First off , biscuits are so flaky you cannot handle them( so keeping them in a steamer, makes it worse!) much less spread butter or jelly on them, especially not their butter because it's frozen! ( which I never understand why restaurants serve that!?) so you would think Ill just throw some gravy on them? But not their gravy because it's so watery and lacking salt and pepper it's like well,water. Also the biscuits are sweet? Which does not go well with even good gravy. The sausage would be great if it weren't so over cooked and the bacon might be better if it wasn't cooked all together In a big ball so there's no consistency! Eggs are fine, no toast available, however we requested some and it was great! but the waitress was troubled at the request and actually uncomfortably paused at the request? Calamari was good but again soggy thanks to the steamer. French toast which was my favorite last time, this time was mush and the crepes well, the same! By the way we got there at 9 am so it wasn't dead food. The ribs which were highly recommended by the manager were so tough they were inedible yet The desserts were great! At $21.95 a person it's really not worth it anymore due to the poor quality of the food and the $4.00 Bloody Mary could have barely filled a shot glass . Sadly this was for my mothers 70th bday and we left hungry. Unfortunately we won't be returning and this was going to be our official special occasion breakfast spot. ;(

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 20, 2017

They just never miss ! Our hidden gem for pizza salad and burgers. Try to save room for the amazing dessert choices too !

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Great menu, service, desserts and food. There were three of us and none of us had been here before. All were impressed.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We enjoyed the Sunday brunch! It was awesome. At $21.99 per person, slightly over priced. However, everything we tried was excellent. It was a nice meal to celebrate our anniversary. If you go, you must try the Eggs Benedict - best I had out!!

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