La Bistro Italian Restaurant

4.5
415 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian

About

La Bistro Italian Restaurant, in Hurst, serves fine Italian cuisine with passion and knowhow in its elegant and inviting eatery. For a delicious start to your meal, enjoy the mushroom caps stuffed with escargot and the cheese topped garlic bread. Homemade pastas, such as the meaty baked lasagna, the fettuccine primavera with spring veggies in a creamy sauce and the linguini matriciana with bacon and onions, are some of diners’ favorite meals. La Bistro Italian Restaurant’s house specialties include the chicken La Bistro with mushrooms and shallots in a brandy dill sauce, the veal Jerusalem sautéed with artichoke hearts and garlic and the filet mignon madeira in a luscious wine and mushroom sauce. The homemade cannoli, filled with sweet ricotta cheese and topped with chocolate sauce, makes the ideal dessert.

Be sure to visit La Bistro Italian Restaurant on the weekends to hear the resident piano player.

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vipTinaP
Kansas City
5 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined at LA Bistro with our 9 year old. Other children were present in the restaurant. LA has a very European vibe, the servers are very professional, the menu is extensive and the food is very delicious with a lovely presentation.

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vipAndrewF
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience5

Just a simple pasta dish and they failed.

Baked ziti, was pasta with flavorless sauce and a little cheese. The problem they didn’t bake it. Just call is pasta and sauce.

Not worth the high price for instant style food.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was wonderful. The sever was very attentive but took a while to pick up the check. I will definitely go back

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a wonderful restaurant! Delicious food and attentive service. Perfect for a date night or family dinner. Will be back!

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vipSteveY
Dallas
56 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Been eating here for several years and continue to.

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LarryC
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure. The steak on the rock is unbelievably good. My wife’s Chilean sea bass was perfect. Her birthday, they treated her like a queen. A true neighborhood gem.

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WildBill
Dallas
16 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We had a party of seven who were there to reminisce and fine dine. We've had good experiences there in the past and were not disappointed this time. I suspect we provided much of the noise, or the restaurant would have scored even better in that category! Food: Osso Buco in not on the menu, but is often available on weekends. It was excellent! Other meals (seafood, pasta, veal etc.) were well received. Top meals are a bit pricey at $39, but really good Italian pasta was available costing much less. Appetizers and dessert (chocolate souffle) were good and enjoyed by all. We did not try the very expensive beef steak this time. In past visits, we greatly enjoyed cooking our raw beef on the personal red-hot stones. Wine selection and pricing was good. Service was a little overwhelmed on a busy Friday night, but managers covered the shortfalls. In summary, we got exactly what we wanted - reliable kitchen with a varied menu at a variety of prices.

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vipDarronP
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was nice.

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ChrisG
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The 10 of us have been having Friday night dinner together for over 25 years.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday - delicious everything! Love the Limoncello cake!!!! Eggplant Parmesan is the best I’ve ever had!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday Celebration

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We had a reservation at 7pm and weren’t seated until almost 8pm. We waited about 20 min at our table to even be acknowledged. They didn’t give us menus, water, silverware nothing for 20 min. We had to send our glasses back THREE different times because all the ones they were bringing out were filthy!!! We got fed up and just asked for “to-go” cups. Even in the To-go cups there was hair in my daughters sprite! If it wasn’t for the the fact that it was now almost 9pm on Mother’s Day and the likelihood of us finding another reservation for 8 people were slim to none, we stayed. The food was ok and the staff seemed to be helpful at times but the service and attention wasn’t there. I was extremely disappointed in the customer service we received. When the food finally came out everything leading up to it didn’t make us easy about even eating the food. But from the very little we ate it was ok. But the likelihood of us returning is slim to none. I understand it was Mother’s Day but the service and the care wasn’t there.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A Mother’s Day celebration for the Italian lover in the bunch. We arrived at our reserved time and because it was packed had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. I think it could be helpful if greed to overbook didn’t override the level of service. Standing around with gifts for the occasion was a bit annoying. Once seated our waiter was excellent. He was friendly, entertaining, and a joy to be in company of. Most of the food was great. The only feedback is the state not being char’d until burned. Overall, I’ll be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Central Texas
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food was great. Prices were on the high side but quality was there. Their “famous” crab bisque, was good but not great. Excellent wine selection. Great cuts of meat. Veal was tender and tasty. Filet was as well. Service was great even though it was very busy. Would go again next time I’m in the metroplex.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Very Poor customer service!!

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SAMC
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Chicken Cordon Bleu was delicious and very tasty - the brown sauce with mushrooms was superb.
Lobster ravioli was good but not enough pieces for the price - should have had at least 2 more pieces.
Chicken parmigiana tasty and good portion size.
Table service was excellent - garlic bread was never ending and so good!

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vipTheresaA
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

The food was good but the service was super slow and there were hardly any tables filled. We stood at the host stand for a long time before anyone invited us in, again, even though it was not crowded. Overall, thought it would become a go-to Italian place for us, but sadly, the service convinced us otherwise.

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vipMiles
Dallas
63 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cannot say enough positive things. Everything was great

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vipKPerkins
Dallas
39 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is hands down our favorite Italian restaurant for several good reasons.

The atmosphere is old school New York City/ Las Vegas club style. Pictures of the rat pack on the walls, nice lighting... you'd never know you were in a strip center!

Waiters all treat us with love and respect, not pushy and always available... perfect service.

The menu is expansive and varied, with a few extra treats sometimes as specials not on the printed menu, most importantly to us, OSO BUCO! It's the best I've had anywhere.

Parking is plentiful, wine list very nice and the food is excellent old Italian family style food. I know; my wife's whole family is first generation American from the Italian province of Tichino in Switzerland, so we know Italian food. Try the gnocci bolognaise... it's to die for!

I would guarantee you a good meal, a fair price and a great dining experience here.

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vipRopincowboy
Dallas
22 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We wanted a great Italian dinner and had heard about the lobster bisque being some of the best in the Metroplex. We were thrilled with both the dinner and of course the bisque. For an old fashion Italian dinner with something extra special, the lobster bisque...this is the only choice.

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Quasim
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Restaurant wasn't bad. Food was OK. I honestly don't think this restaurant is for people of color. I'm African American and had never felt so uncomfortable. The patrons were pointing and whispering. I just didn't feel as if I was supposed to be there and I have eaten at a multitude of resturaunts all over the world.

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Gnet
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Gets full fast on weekends so make sure you have reservation. Service was fast, but spotty. Live pianist started playing so that was a nice touch. Would dine here again.

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JHSRAS
Dallas
13 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience1

We sat by a table of 8 having a very loud party. Lots of open tables but we were seated by the loud table. Waiters were not friendly. They acted like they had been there so many years they no longer cared.

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StevenN
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place. The food is always excellent and reasonably priced. Piano music in the background, very relaxing atmosphere. Decent wine selections as well.

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TerryC
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been going to this restaurant for 20+ years. Always like the atmosphere-quiet, romantic and classy. Any special occasion this is our go to place even though it's an hour away. Food is always excellent and waiters are above average. Always feel like we get our money's worth.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love everything about La Bistro. The food is amazing, the staff is wonderful and it's one of our favorite places to eat. I tried the penne w/vodka sauce and shrimp this time and it was delicious. The lasagna is an all time favorite for the whole family with date cake for dessert.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Awesome family restaurant

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BenC
Central Texas
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, the ambiance and the piano player made this a very romantic evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good is always great. We have been going here for 6 years and have never had a bad meal or bad service. They really make the experience great. Awesome food.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience4

Outstanding food but the server had a horrible attitude. This seems to be par for the course here because we constantly get bad service with different servers. Again my wife and I love the food but we won’t be back after this visit.

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RoderickW
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Waiter was a bit rough around the edges. Seemed to be impatient with us being first timers

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and never had bad service

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JillW
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Recommend the lamb, and lasagna, and Chianti wine.

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Monty
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We don't eat out often but visited for my wife's birthday on a Monday evening. The restaurant was mostly empty with maybe 5 tables occupied. Antonio took great care of us. My wife wanted the Ossobuco, but they only make it on Friday and Saturday. However they found that they still had one serving left. I had the lamb chops. We also had a bottle of wine and the plum cake. All of the food was excellent. One of the best restaurants in the mid cities area. They kept tables appropriately separated and followed Covid guidelines.

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vipTrisha
Dallas
17 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We first chose La Bistro for two reasons: my daughter wanted Italian food for her birthday dinner and 2) the location was the perfect midpoint for us to meet. It also received good reviews. Well, we all loved this restaurant. The wait staff was attentive, welcoming, and knowledgeable; the food was DELICIOUS! Each of us loved our entrees, and we definitely would return! Highly recommend.

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Bellesmom
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious meal, very attentive staff, great service!

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ChipH
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

Service is excellent, food is good. They have a specialty where food is cooked at the table on hot rocks. When this takes place, the restaurant is filled with grease-laden smoke. This experience took place a few tables away from us and destroyed an otherwise nice experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The staff is as friendly as they get. Great place for a nice dinner date

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FrankS
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent choice. The only drawback is the price of wine can drive your bill up. But the food and especially the service is well worth it.

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Dallas
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanks for making my daughter feel special on her Birthday!

FAQs

La Bistro Italian Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (817) 281-9333.

La Bistro Italian Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 415 OpenTable diners.