Petit Robert Bistro Columbus Avenue
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Sun 10:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 3:45PM
Sat 10:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 3:45PM
“French” restaurants in the U.S. —often — are not at all French. But Petit Robert is really French. French was being spoken at several tables; we had the sense that this was a home-away-from-home ... the restaurant is small and beautiful, and tables for two are not on top of one another, so it’s the best kind of cozy. The food was wonderful: frisée salad and onion soup, boeuf bourgignon and foie de veau and mousse au chocolat... great bottle of Cahors and coffees... terrific and non-obtrusive waitstaff, decent prices (you will see what I mean if you compare these prices to other places in Boston). Lovely experience.
Great meal. They never disappoint. Where most restaurants in Boston aren't worth it, Petit Robert is excellent.
Delicious food and great service. Love the atmosphere
Perfect Valentines dinner- excellent service and staff - delicious food. Great atmosphere- love the balloons!!!
Well prepared food. Overall a good place to have a quality meal.
Wonderful food. Flavorful and cooked perfectly. Great service. Lovely cozy atmosphere.
The food was wonderful and the prices reasonable. Very charming little spot.
Perfect Sunday afternoon date. Brunch and cocktails were so delicious and the service was exceptional. We were seated in a cozy window spot and had the most wonderful time.
Mediocre food and service. We (two of us) ordered one appetizer and two entrees to share. We got the appetizer in a timely manner. Literally two minutes later-- we had taken only a bite each of the foie gras appetizer-- the entrees arrived. There was hardly space on the table to even fit all of the dishes and we were left deciding whether to finish the appetizer and let our entrees get cold, or forfeit the appetizer completely. We ended up delving into the entrees and realized they were pretty mediocre. Also noteworthy that the space can get pretty crowded and noisy.
The food was great, service great and the a,Bianca was like a Paris bistro. Unfortunately it was very noisy and there was a birthday party with 12 very noisy participants who didn't seem to have any consideration for others in the cramped restaurant space.
Went for the brunch and it was amazing. It blew me away with its atmosphere and the food for brunch. Would love to come back for dinner. Highly recommended.
Great meal before a concert at Jordan Hall.
Excellent dinner before a concert at Jordan Hall. Highly recommend
My college roommate was in town for San Francisco, and asked for a restaurant with a "neighborhoody Boston feeling" I am lucky to have Petit Robert in my neighborhood, and it totally delivered. Extraordinary food and the ambiance is squarely at the intersection of elegant and quirky. It was a huge hit.
This is a favorite place of ours when we are in Boston. Unsurprisingly, the food was of high quality and the ambience very pleasant. Our one criticism is the service, which was on the slow side and rather indifferent.
Creative, delicious French cuisine. No bad choices in entrees. Appetizers options could be revised.
Very cozy place with nice atmosphere, very good food and great service. French menu and great choice of wines. Absolutely recommended!
Very consistent. Only complaint is that it gets a little loud.
My second time dining here. It was just as I remembered! The food was delicious, and it reminded me of little neighborhood restaurants you experience in Paris. Very enjoyable.
One of my favorite restaurants in Boston, for sure. The food is excellent. Escargots always delicious and many other items on the menu. I highly recommend it.
Once again, Petit Robert delivers. Excellent food and service. We will definitely be back.
The servers were all the time very polite and friendly. The food was very tasty and regarding the selection of French wines I highly recommend the red wines (Pinot noire and bordeaux.
Great dinner before the BSO concert! Great food and value!
Great meal, excellent service
My friend was celebrating her birthday and wanted to go to a charming, small South End restaurant with ambience and a delicious menu. I immediately thought of Petit Robert Bistro. I requested a table for four by the windows and they accommodated that. I love that restaurant! Always a go-to for us.
Great date night experience. If you are looking for a nice romantic spot with great wine and tasty dessert, then I would highly recommend it.
We came for brunch. The place was not crowded so fairly quiet. The food was delivered promptly and was quite good. Pricing was reasonable. We'll definitely go again.
Always a good quality meal. We come here when going to Symphony Hall.
Overall a good experience. The food was good not great. Relaxed atmosphere and not loud at 8 pm on a Friday night. Salads were very good as was desert.
This was our annual celebration of New Year’s Eve—an early supper at Petit Robert. It was perfect, and we’ll return on December 31, 2019 to do it again! (And many more times before then!)
Love this place. Great food.
Food was excellent. The restaurant is in a great spot in the South End. Everything about it was perfect.
Well worth a visit , tasty food , very proffesional service , cosy and warm .
PR Bistro has been a go-to place for years to bring out-of-town guests. Our experience has always been a welcoming, cheerful vibe, really good food, professional, but friendly service. Evenings there have been special and fun. This last time (maybe the last time?) wasn't that at all. No welcome. Grumpy valet. Professional but cold server. And the two who ordered the roast chicken said it was very dry. Wondered if PRB is winding down. There was no élan.
Outstanding starters and authentic food. Yum! The escargot and boeuf tartare were exceptional.
Always superb service. I wish I could eat here every day. Happy New Year!
My wife and I started a Christmas tradition about 5 years ago by having Christmas dinner at Petit Robert. There aren't many restaurants open on Christmas Day except the hotels and Chinese places so Petit Robert has become our go to place. We have never been disappointed with the food, the service or the overall ambiance of this restaurant. One thing we really appreciated was that although they have a special Christmas Day menu the entire regular menu is also available and you can mix your choices from either one. I choose the Seafood Risotto with Grilled Sea Scallops from the Christmas menu but also had the Escargot from the regular menu. Both were excellent. We shared a piece of their excellent Tart Tatin served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert. We dine at Petit Robert at other times of the year but Christmas dinner always fees special at this restaurant.
We went there on Christmas morning at 11:30 for the first time. Had a table for 2 right by the window with a view of the church across the street. Enjoyed holiday drinks, escargots and delicious crepes. Very attentive service and cozy ambiance . Will definitely go there again.
Always beautifully done. Outstanding staff and food!