Dwight's Bistro

4.8
icon/ic_reviewCreated with Sketch.
236 Reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
French
Dwight's Bistro, located in Jacksonville, Florida, features a unique blend of dishes from across Europe. The restaurant has private party rooms available for 12 or 20 people. Dwight's Bistro features a wine list that is available by the glass or by the bottle. The starters on the menu offered at Dwight's Bistro includes a chef's cheese plate, pan cooked foie gras and escargot. Chopped salad, Caesar salad and palm salad are offered as well. Entres are served with a vegetable and ravioli and feature veal piccata, filet mignon and crab cakes. Handmade pasta choices consist of fettuccini carbonara, veal sausage spaghetti, ravioli of the day and angel hair puttanesca.
What 236 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Filters
S
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

This is a “top 50” restaurant? No way. I had veal piccata and he had the quail. Both dishes were underwhelming and made worse by the three veggies served with the meat. Veggies were severely undercooked and had no seasoning at all. Asparagus should have been peeled, the huge hunks of carrot were borderline raw and the corn was inedible (raw). To make matters worse, they were out of the wine we chose and the server recommended a “comparable” substitute that ended up being significantly more expensive. We split a salad (which was good) and really liked the single ravioli that Dwight made to accompany the dishes.v

J
Jacksonville
11 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always delicious, every single time!

L
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Todo muy bien !!

Report
JA
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I don't want to rave about this place too much because the rest of the public will find out about it. Fantastic place though and we go there every chance we get. Reminds me of the restaurants in the north end in Boston.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a winner.

C
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I love Dwight’s! This is our favorite date night location. We did happen to sit next to some large groups/tables, so it was a little difficult for me to hear at times. But the food is so good the noise level didn’t mess up date night at all!

OT
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Crab cakes were delicious. Pasta was perfection. Paul our server went above and beyond to help us celebrate.

S
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Paul immediately recognized us although we hadn’t been there in several months.

he and other staff were very attentive and pleasant.

S
Jacksonville
13 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Dwight’s is always delicious. The foie gras is unparalleled and every meal is beyond amazing. The service is excellent. Dwight is a food genius and never disappoints.

SF
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I had a great time and meal at Dwight's. We shared the Mixed Grill consisting of Lamb, Quail, Fish, Tenderloin of Beef and vegetables! OMG, so good! For desert we had the creme brulee! My wife enjoyed a glass of moscato wine and I had a couple of Stella's. The staff was friendly and professional! It was great talking to Dwight! We can't wait to go back!

LB
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

Very disappointed in the food.
Have been wanting to dine and experience your place for sometime. it has been highly recommended from friends who frequent there. That person was with us and agreed saying maybe because it's a week night,we always go on a weekend.
I have been in the industry for 40+ years. My son is part owner of restaurants in Denver, so I am knowledgeable and familiar with dining. We did enjoy ourselves but all of us were highly disappointed.
I'm sorry you asked and I answered.
Three out of the four of us said we wouldn't go back.

PT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always & not often enough, when we travel from Georgia, we look forward to Dwight’s every time. We can’t say enough about our great experience! Alex served us & we all fell in love w/her.

CH
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A hidden gem! Always a great experience. Great food. Outstanding service.

A
Philadelphia
52 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A perfect dining experience ! I had the crab cake appetizer and lamb chops , my date had a few appetizers
All tasty and delicious ! This was our first visit .

l
Jacksonville
23 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The meal was excellent as well as the company. Had the pleasure of the company of my two eldest children. The front room is quite energetic.

CJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dwight's is my favorite restaurant in Jacksonville!

OT
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Really enjoyed our server, Gary. It was exciting to sit at the bar and watch Dwight interact with his staff and guests. His restaurant is a fun and busy atmosphere while still feeling like a quaint, best kept secret type restaurant. Always get a slice of whatever Katie has baked up!

J
Jacksonville
11 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

We go to Dwight's for special occasions. The food is generally excellent, however something was definitely off w/the kitchen this time. Scallops were done very well, the carbonara was so, so & the steak was definitely the weakest item on the menu, looking more like a NY strip then a filet. No sure what was going on that evening, but not one of Dwight's finest hour...

CM
Jacksonville
8 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, Dwight’s did not disappoint. Food and service was excellent. A little pricey, but more of a place for special occasions .

H
Orlando
15 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome service owner chef fantastic food

MJ
Jacksonville
14 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best place in Jacksonville! Best chef as well. Food is always the highest quality.

MJ
Jacksonville
17 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always an excellent meal when we eat at Dwight’s. Just had too many people with us to sit at the counter!

PP
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Home made pasta was awesome. Little pricy, but worth it.

R
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

The service and ambiance was great! We started with an appetizer of Escargot. They were not cleaned well and I had a mouth full of sand, also too oily. My entree was scallops. Instead of serving whole they were sliced in half and cooked unevenly. A bit charred, the bitterness was overwhelming.

Maybe next time I’ll order something different. But for our special occasion, it was not a great first experience.

BN
Jacksonville
8 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have always enjoyed ourselves at Dwight’s! He is an awesome Chef and Host.

OT
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff is always so personable and take such good care of us. The food is always fantastic, the crab cakes are to die for!

KA
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and absolutely outstanding food. We have never had a meal that wasn't an absolute delight.

F
Jacksonville
54 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service!! They are always willing to accommodate your requests.

CR
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolute bliss. I love Dwight’s Bistro!!!

JM
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dwight's is a Constellation in the Beaches restaurant sky! Amazingly consistent in the preparation, cooking and presentation of their excellent cuisine. Experienced, knowledgeable, friendly efficient servers, they know their wines, and make wonderful suggestions for appetizers and meals. And Dwight seems always ready to create a personal touch. For larger groups they have a large size private dining room, quiet, great for family gatherings. Chic, cozy, intimate setting but not intimidating or pretentious! Dwight and his wife have worked hard at creating a very special restaurant. and a special shout out to Tanya who added to our latest family birthday celebration with her exceptional service, sweetness and efficiency, just like a member of the family!! Dwight's is the Greatest (sorry Ali !!)

OT
Tampa
8 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Sea bass 👌🏼

PV
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

You can't beat Wright's raviolis and Katie's deserts! The perfect pairing!

JL
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dwight’s is our longtime favorite for special occasions. Noplace else comes close!

CR
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had been hearing about Dwight’s Bistro since moving to the area 6 months ago, but it isn’t on my normal route. I can’t believe I waited so long! The fabulous service was only exceeded by the incredible food. As our server Paul described, you need to practice “strategic eating” so you can fully experience Dwight’s cuisine.

JP
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service. The wait staff was attentive to our needs.

OT
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An impromptu date night was fantastic at the bar of Dwight’s. Watching Dwight and his staff’s synergies on a busy Saturday night service was more than fun, it was something magical. Every aspect of our dinner was impeccable and I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great evening of delicious food and delightful service!

SB
Nashville
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 1

The food and service were both great. The ambiance is nice as well. It was a celebration dinner with another couple. There was a table next to ours that was so loud we couldn’t hear each other talk and the other tables conversation was not one we would like to be a part of. Wouldn’t stop me from going back but I would check out the noise level before accepting seating in one of the small rooms.

OT
Jacksonville
4 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is easily one of my favorite date night restaurants. We got full off of our Scallops casino and King crab appetizers that we had them box up our carbonara and crab cakes. The King crab appetizer just might be the best thing I've ever eaten. Try it... you won't regret it. We even got a special treat from the waitress since it was our wedding anniversary. This restaurant is truly a hidden gem.

N
Jacksonville
4 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing intimate lil place to take my young trophy girl. King Crab appetizer is the best and as always the Sea Bass was perfect I think the best anywhere.

Repeat customer
David in Jax beaches

SL
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

A little pricey but the food was superb! The service was excellent and the atmophere was classy. I will definitely return!

1
2
3
6