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Delicious beef tenderloin and scallops. And decadent profiterole. Would definitely return!
Very authentic representation of French cuisine...fairs much better than the other bistros in and around the Boston area. The people actually speak French! Looking forward to returning to try the more 'exotic' dishes, i.e., foie gras!
Server was attentive and very friendly; food was delicious and perfectly prepared; very well priced as well for the quality.
We couldn't have been happier. The service was great. It has a warm, friendly, yet sophisticated feel. The food and wine were excellent! Would definitely recommend!
The food, dining room, wait staff, and ambience in this neighborhood bistro are superb. Try the three pates and venison.
First time at restaurant - it was excellent. Our server was attentive, but gave us time to catch up and talk. Food was very good. I would highly recommend this restaurant to friends and would go back myself.
our favorite neighborhood bar/bistro. very good food, good prices, great/friendly service and a comfortable setting. it's French, so there's lots of cream/butter unless you ask them to go light: be forewarned.
Went for brunch with my parents. Great authentic French food. Friendly native French waitress. Odd French techno music? Noisy heater.
Did I mention the food was fantastic? Decently priced too.
Service was skoswerre than normal in spite of the fact that it was not very busy. The venison was overcooked ( i rodered medium rare and it was closer to well done) Vegetables were luke warm when served.
Not one of their better nights!
I love the food at Petit Robert Bistro in Needham and Boston. Always a favorite. The service at the Boston location is just OK.
the appetizer special of lamb's tongue and frisee salad was superb - delicious & tender. entrees of duck confit and leg of rabbit were also wonderful - meats were tender and flavorful and the sauces were amazing. authentic french bistro fare, not the typical american-ized "french" menu seen in so many other places. highly recommend!
This restaurant is a great addition to the South End dining scene.
Maybe my expectations were too high after hearing such great things about Petit Robert, maybe they were short staffed, maybe it was an off night... but whatever the excuse was, I was disappointed and even though the food was great, the rest of the experience lessened the pleasure of eating it.
The service was extremely slow, though other tables seated after us got their drinks and food before us. Simple requests - a straw, ketchup for the fries, bread - were forgotten and the wait staff didnt seem on top of their game.
We always enjoy our time at Petit Robert. The menu, staff, location and ambiance are all excellent. Can't wait to go back.
Such a great bang for your buck with excellent authentic French entrees for under $20. Can't wait to go back!
Compared to PRB in Kenmore Square, food and service lack.
This is one of our favorite places in Boston, the food never disappoints! Especially the Giant Profiterole dessert. It's very reasonable, and fun. The tables are close together, but we don't mind that, and often exchange a few words with our neighbors, which we enjoy. We feel as if we are in a Parisian Cafe, and we love that!
Always enjoyable, tastes like grandma's cooking!
The best mussel dish in Boston! The side dishes are always flawless - they are ccoked perfectly and are not afterthoughts.
Food was ready almost 5 min after ordering. Felt that the meals were not individually prepared but prepared and waiting based on what they anticipated customers to order.
My friend had the mushroom risotto, she had one bite and she said it was like eating a block of salt. We all had a bite and agreed. No one had another bite. The waiter came by and asked if there was something wrong with it, she told him, he said 'oh', then left. No offer to remedy the dish or the situation, just the check.
It was the first of a series of "out-on-the-town" date nights. First problem, there seemed to be no host. We were sat by a managerial looking guy wearing blue jeans. Not what I'd ever expect but whatever. To start we shared lobster bisque. It was overly fishy & we couldn't finish. I ordered the steak but it wasn't cooked right after two attempts. My gf had the haddock with crab meat and it was fantastic. For dessert we had the cheesecake w/ blueberry sauce. It's not the best I've ever had but it wasn't bad. The sauce is necessary otherwise the cheesecake just tastes very bland. The place is too small & I spent dinner listening to the guy next to me try to impress his date. It's too small & loud for romantic dinner but good to try at least.
I've lived in France for years, and this is not even remotely close to the ingredients or dishes that I've had. Don't see what the hype is about.
The food is always first rate here, as is the service. Easy on pocketbook too.
I've been to Petit Robert in the past and this experience was just so-so relatively speaking. I felt that my food was underseasoned, the bread wasn't as tasty or as authentically French as it has been in the past and my fellow diners felt that their food overall was bland as well. I won't let this make up my overall impression of Petit Robert because in the past I've had very enjoyable meals, it may have just been an off night.
New years eve, but food was inedible and my meal was returned to kitchen. No excuse for burnt,re-heated food.
the food was very good! The service was good as well. The restaurant itself was different then any other we have gone to in the south end (french bistro style)! Very interesting and similar to french bistro's we've been throughout France
Amazing. We went there for New Year's Eve dinner. Table was ready - all the tables are in great spots, not a bad "spot" in the house. They had a great PriCe Fix menue, which is always a great way to stay on budget, but I wanted to splurge! Escargot - amazing - just the right amount of butter, white wine and herbs. Onion soup - traditionally elegent and tasty. I had the leg of rabbit which was divine. My husband stayed traditional with chicken. We added in a assortment of cheese - quite good and then a chocolate souffle.... to die for! Please go and enjoy a slice of Paris (even the east bank) here in Boston. The team is wonderful, cheery, francaise! Bon Apetit.
Delicious food in classic setting.
I was very excited about dining at Petit Robert because I had heard nothing but good things. After looking at the menu I was impressed with the prices and the selection. When we arrived I was underwhelmed by the atmosphere. The service fell short with few recommendations and little knowledge about the food. However, in a party of 4, 3 were very pleased with our entrees (2 had the Duck Confit and Grilled Sausage and I had the Beef Short Rib Pot-au-Feu), my friend got the Roasted Rack of Lamb and it was over cooked and under seasoned. The appetizers of Escargots Bourguignon, Soupe à l’Onion Gratinée and Panko Crusted Goat Cheese salad were very good. Desserts was delicious, chocolate mousse and a giant profiteroll.
-a little disappointed: The food was okay, not extraordinary. We are a party of six and ordered different entrees. Practically, we all had the same mashed potatoes and broccoli/carrots! The wine list was decent and the desserts are good.
We went on Christmas evening and the place was surpringly packed! It was mostly packed with foreigners, which was great because it added to the ambiance and made it feel like we were in Paris. Also on the plus side, the Kronenbourg 1664 beer was $4.50 for what must have been in a 20oz glass. The short ribs were delious - a meaty stew of sorts. But my gf's grilled salmon with horseradish beurre blanc was very bland. And the accompanying carrots were butter and mashed potatoes were ice cold. I'm glad we opted to end with dessert - the bread pudding w/ vanilla bean ice cream was delicious! I'll go back, but there are other resturants in the South End that I prefer.
Dine at Petit Robert Bistro as much as possible.
Perhaps the staff of Petit Robert on Columbus were unhappy to be working Christmas Day. The service was, for the most part, slow and inattentive. Our waiter didn't tell us that they had run out of the special until we tried to order it & he spoke to us with such indifference that we first thought he was joking. (Also we noticed the special remained on the board the whole time we were there.) Only the bus staff seemed awake.
The rabbit leg was fine, though the accompanying vegetables were unimaginative. The appetizers, however, were truly awful. Tuna carpaccio, for example, came drenched in shoyu on a burnt (and I mean completely burnt) scrap of baguette.
Too noisy on Christmas Eve Too many children yelling and screaming for an enjoyable evening. They should have been home in bed. It is very enjoyable when it is quiet. Will not eat here again on Christmas eve. We have eaten hee many times before and certainly enjoy the food, but thr noise was overwhelming
This French-style bistro does not live up to its reputation. Nice location and authentic interior. The food needs some serious improvement and attention to detail. Not really up to any French bistro standard.
Wonderful as always. Perfect! We were looking for really good food with a range of offerings at reasonable prices and a warm friendly atmosphere. This location mat all points and was terrific!
Food excellent as always...need to improve on service....
Good food. Waited a long time to get the attention of the waiter, waited a long time for the drinks to arrive and then apps came out at the same time the drinks were delivered. The food pacing was rushed. The dining room was way too noisy for reasonable conversation for most of our (Monday 7:15p) dinner.
We love this place, so close to us in the South End, and so great as well!