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R Bistro & Pastry

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334 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2318
+1 251-928-2399
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Valdosta, Georgia
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307 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The quality and presentation of the food is superb - but why are the portions so much smaller - at the same price?? We enjoyed our meal, but would have preferred a double portion of crab cake, since this one seemed to look a bit lost on the plate - due to the size. A friend in our party had... More 

Thank Gudrun R
Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The steak was very good the service did not start out well but improved. Try the deserts they are also very good.

Thank 1927Tom
Fairhope, Alabama
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food is great, our favorite place to go for interesting food, great friendly staff, small not too noisy

Thank Weekenders36532
Louisville, Kentucky
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch because Trip Advisor rated as #1 in Fair Hope. They were right. Our waitress was great and gave us a little sample of gumbo and grits while wed decided what to order. I had the Shrimps and Grits. It was amazing. The shrimp,was good,but the grits are great. They're creamy with just the right spice.... More 

Thank Markmil
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We literally stumbled into this place needing lunch . They promised the best food in Alabama and I would have to agree it was awesome!!

Thank Shoelessbarney
waynesville nc
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious lunch, great service, warm ambience. The gumbo was best we ever had. Shrimp & grits is delicious. Maison salad with salmon...perfectly located downtown

Thank mtncrk
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming little bistro in Fairhope, AL. A favorite of mine, in fact. The service was great! The food was wonderful and the atmosphere was terrific. I loved their music selection in the background. THe décor is lovely and it is a place I will frequent on every visit to Fairhope,

Thank joyeATHENS
Fairhope, Alabama
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love R Bistro for dinner. If they're not advertising the petit filet with bourbon sauce, ask for it! They will almost always prepare it for you. But I do suggest you get your bourbon sauce on the side. I've been there several times for dinner, and have never been disappointed. Took my sister and brother-in-law from San Diego (both extremely... More 

Thank TessaBD
Hiawassee, Georgia
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My third time to eat here, and I went back to the classic Crawfish Mac & Cheese it's an appetizer, but with a starter spinach salad, I only ate a third of it and took the rest back for later. And we're going back in a few days for more crawfish gravy to freeze and take home. A classic I'll... More 

Thank Janet M
Gulfport, Mississippi
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for an evening cafe au lait and dessert. The bar area was lovely and the bartender so helpful as he pointed out the selections. We chose the pumpkin praline cheesecake. I shared with my husband and wish I'd had my own! I would return.

Thank Cathie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2318
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-928-2399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?