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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.
Frisco, TX 75034
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
S.W. Corner Dallas North Toll @ Lebanon
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Full service catering available for both corporate and private events. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and decadent dessert options are available.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 .
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!
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.
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.
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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