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Bistro on the Bayou

1321 Chappie James Ave, Alexandria, LA 71303-5601
+1 318-445-7574
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“meat pie” (3 reviews)
“bisque” (2 reviews)
“parc england” (8 reviews)
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1321 Chappie James Ave, Alexandria, LA 71303-5601
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was not expecting much, I have been disappointed with restaurants in this area. BUT, the crab cakes were excellent, in fact, everything was well prepared and presented. The interior is a bit dated, but, the service was good and the food even better, so...More

Thank cathysterling
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Food is prepared to your taste. Great quiet atmosphere. Service is unmatched. Very exclusive for this area.

Thank 62donnat
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. I stumbled upon this wonderfully historic bistro. I was greeted by everyone and the wait staff was beyond professional. The food was so delightful. I highly recommend coming here for a peaceful evening!

Thank Corey W
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were served fish dishes, lamb other delicious food when we ate dinner at this restaurant. The wine selection was impressive. The service was great, and the staff was friendly. Will definitely go again.

Thank gd2fagan
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I brought a few clients here to entertain and they loved the food. The owner greeted us at the door and was more than accommodating. We sampled all the appetizers and several entrees. The wait staff was polite and quick to insure the party were...More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This restaurant adjoins the Parc England Hotel. You can place orders on the tablet provided in your room and they deliver directly to you! Food was mouthwatering but a little pricey. Well worth it.

Thank oasiss5759
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Yum. I'm in Alexandria, Louisiana on a business trip and visited Bistro on the Bayou. I'm very picky about restaurant food. I expect very good food, and if it is evening, an excellent cocktail. I found both with a friendly staff. I was a bit...More

Thank Nancysniche
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

In town for business found this little gem, stopped in for dinner. Staff was very friendly, and quickly made us feel at home. Food was superb. All the flavors were mixed perfectly and prepared just the same. Drinks didn't let us down either ha. Shout...More

Thank Geof R
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is old and not up to date. The food for what it is, is very overpriced. Sorry, but better to choose elsewhere. Never impressed.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Fred and his staff easily will exceed your expectations. A prior Air Force Officers' Club, Bistro is full of palpable character. It features a good selection of wine and a superb culinary experience. I was thoroughly delighted by the fresh Chilean Sea Bass chef's preparation...More

Thank Heather K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 Chappie James Ave, Alexandria, LA 71303-5601
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 318-445-7574
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