The food and service was excellent! I would highly recommend the restaurant.
Great meal and server!
Daughter home for spring break
Delightful dinner with a friend; the staff continues to excel, food was excellent and the place continues to exude a warm, friendly neighborhood feel. The front door is still difficult for my wife's wheelchair, but the place is worth the effort, and they promise they'll fix it -- someday. I highly recommend the bread pudding dessert, but save space.
Went to dinner here for our anniversary and the place was lovely and the food was absolutely phenomenal. BUT our server was very inattentive. We took some time to order, which was our fault (there are many wonderful options on the menu). But when we had finished our meal, we sat there for about 15 minutes. The server never came to check on us and and I had to find another server to ask for boxes. I understand if a restaurant is busy, I'm a very patient person, but if you walk past us about 10 times please take the time to glance at all of your tables and notice posture. Once again the restaurant and food was wonderful, but service was poor.
Delicious she-crab soup; entree of mussels, shrimp in sauce with fettuccine was delicious and delightfully seasoned.
Four couples went for prime rib night. The meat was cooked to order and the sides and desserts were delicious. Our server was pleasant and efficient. We had a great time.
My wife wanted to go here for her birthday. Who am I to say no? We went. The meal was perfect, the service superb, the noise level, well, you can’t have everything. We will go back again.
Took a friend for a birthday dinner. I assured her her portion would allow for another meal. But the tuna was so delicious, there wasn’t a speck left. She’ll be back!!
Food portions were generous. They were short staffed on night of our visit. Food was great.
food was great services was on point. Would go back.
Everything here was absolutely perfect. From the food to the service, to the location and atmosphere.
Wonderful place, great food. So nice to have a high end food spot in our little town
Made reservations, but the restaraunt was crowded so we had to wait 15 minutes wait until a table became available. We were offered to go to the bar, but to let the hostess know if we wanted to stay at the bar or be seated at a table (when available). The service was slow and was told by our waitress (several times) it was because she had a large party to waut on also and proceeded to tell us what their problem were. It was prime rib night, but they ran out by the time we were able to order (45 min after we arrived). Overall the food was delicious.
Excellent Prime Rib and service at Kismet. Cameron, the bartender, also makes a superb Old Fashion
We are regular customers, and by now know many of the waitstaff personally. The service is unvaryingly good, the menu is varied (though we've eaten most of it) and very good and we'd recommend this place to anyone -- it's our go-to for company and comfort food.
Our waitress Courtney was the bomb !!! She was well versed abt wine the menu and was always checking on us ! We will be back !
My friend and I went on ladies night! Great wine prices and the food was great! We will be back
So loud we left early. Thursday through Saturday the noise level is through the roof. There are a set of regulars that take over the bar and shout across each other. We plan to avoid Thursday through Saturday now. We used to come about every other night as we are walking distance, the food, drinks and service are top notch. We don’t like it when we can have a conversation with dinner. Sad.
Good food, odd not great part of town. Our server brought my vegetarian wife a huge burger instead of what she ordered. So my food was done about 15 minutes before she got hers, then the didn't comp her meal.
Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We went on a Thursday evening and it was not crowded. A nice place to go when you want to get away from the chain restaurants.
Amazing food and service !
Always have a nice time here. Great food, drinks and service!
Wonderful all around. The best in Hampton Roads. Come. Often.
Tyra was an excellent server and took much attention to our party. The Salmon dinner was excellent and the mussel appetizer was delicious.
Everyone’s meal was delicious! The scallops that I had were the best ever in my life as far as presentation and taste! What a wonderful find! We will definitely return.
Come. It is excellent.
Great service and wonderful food. Definitely will return!
Burger was to DIE For.... Loved the deviled eggs. Wish the Fried Green Tomatoes had been sliced rather than in chunks.
She Crab suit was delicious but served rather lukewarm. Could have been much hotter.
Husband did not care for the Salmon dish but my brother in law loved his tuna.
Would definitely go back for the burger!
Great dining experience, excellent service.
Food was a little on pricey side but not a game changer, I would recommend and go again.
Food and service was great! We will be back. Thanks
Service was impeccable. Courtney did a wonderful job, professional,friendly, polite and knowledgeable. One person at our table had a fish dish she thought was dry and overcooked. Courtney took care of it very nicely. Everyone else was pleased with their food. Pizza, salmon, mussels and she crab soup.
Greeted by a friendly hostess who acknowledged our Open Table reservation and immediately seated us. Our waitress, Maddie, was friendly and professional. She thoroughly explained the specials of the day. I asked about the cocktail menu and she was able to thoroughly explain and highlight each drink. After every course, she promptly checked back to ensure everything was to our liking. Our food was visually appealing and deliciously appetizing. The restaurant had a lovely decor and wonderful bar in the adjoining area to the main dining room. Everyone was friendly and we can definitely recommend and plan to return.
Awesome waitress and food
I have tried both and Monday (pizza and bottle of wine) and Wednesday (prime rib) dinner specials. They were both outstanding. The happy hour cocktails were excellent. I look forward to trying other specials, as well as selections from the regular menu.
Ladies night on Tues....who knew. Great specials!
The food was delicious. My daughter had the specific al Asparagus Soup with a beet salad. I had the fried chicken which is one of my favorite dishes from Kismet. However, I do not like the broccolini that comes with the meal. I asked our server (Stan) if I could substitute the broccoli with another side.She said no problem and asked if I would like the brussel sprouts or spinach. I chose the brussel sprouts - there was no mention of an additional charge. When she brought out my meal - it had broccolini not brussel sprouts - I brought this to her attention and she said darn I forgot to change your side. She later brought out the brussel sprouts and at that time she said there would be an up charge because she forgot to enter brussel sprouts when she place the order. I was surprised and disappointed when she brought my check and I had to pay the full price for her mistake. I should nit have had t pay for her mistake.
Food and service were excellent as they have been on all previous visits.
Kismet Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (757) 327-0716.
Kismet Bistro is rated 4.7 stars by 360 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.