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Bistro 491 - CLOSED

491 Highland Ave, Augusta, GA 30909-3742
+1 706-738-6491
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good19%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
24 Sep 2015
“Highly recommend. Fine ingredients and great dishes”
20 Apr 2015
“Bistro 491 is re-opened as Abel Brown and is 5 stars!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
491 Highland Ave, Augusta, GA 30909-3742
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Reviewed September 24, 2015

Although this is heavily slanted towards an Oyster bar/restaurant, they had choices for fish/steaks and chicken. Try the RibEye.... smoked and then grilled.. perfection. Drinks seemed a bit on the pricey side (dessert Ice Wine was $20)..... but if you go for the food, you...More

Thank FeedbackISGOOD
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Probably the best meal I've ever had in the Augusta area in more than 10 years of going to the Masters.

Thank K S
Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Now named Abel Browne's it is a wonderful experience. We had an earlier reservation so had the opportunity to select our table. We started with fried and raw oysters followed by beet and iceberg salads. My wife had the pork chop -perfectly grilled and blue...More

Thank KDellsperger
Reviewed May 6, 2014

Very good service and food here. Although I had a hard time finding the location (next to the Talbots, on the side) the ambiance and food was great. They had already sold out of raw oysters so I had to settle for a different appetizer....More

Thank CobaltConnection
Reviewed April 30, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner here. Andrew was an awesome server and was thoroughly knowledgeable about each item on the menu. The food was delicious. The fish and steak were incredibly fresh and the 3 way chocolate desert is highly recommended. Spoil...More

Thank Luck76
Reviewed April 15, 2014

What can I say? Great food, great atmosphere, great service. I ate the herb encrusted ahi tuna with a saffron aioli, and my was it tasty. Warm and seared just right, I loved the flavor. Hearty portions. The ice cream (made in house!) is to...More

Thank rantag
Reviewed April 13, 2014

On top of a wonderful meal we made great memories too! The 4 of us each ate 4 amazing meals; from steak to salmon and pork to lamb. Personally, I had the most tasty pork served with creamed sauerkraut and roasted potatoes. We had the...More

Thank traveldivaaficionado
Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Sat at the bar for food & drinks. Great food, drinks and service! Super busy. No complaints! Would definitely go back next time I'm in the area.

Thank SAS394
Reviewed March 3, 2014

I had a very good meal served with a business group in the private room joining main part of restaurant. The very friendly and efficient service managed our group of 8 with ease. Food was very well prepared and presented. Wine list was heavily skewed...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed February 9, 2014

I don't expect we'll be back. The atmosphere is severely lacking and outdated. No private booths, just rows of tables that take away from the intimacy and give you the feeling of being on display. Though I admit the food is excellent - the chef...More

Thank Missy A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 Highland Ave, Augusta, GA 30909-3742
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Augusta
  • Phone Number: +1 706-738-6491
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