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Voila The Bistro

244 Lake Ave, Saint James, NY 11780-2259
+1 631-584-5686
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (4 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
244 Lake Ave, Saint James, NY 11780-2259
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

After visiting Paris, I came to voila looking for nice, fairly priced French dinner and that is exactly what I found. Service was attentive and I was very happy with my meal. The price-fix dinner was a steal and the a la carte menu also...More

Thank Wade M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This hidden gem never disappoints so I'm not sure why it isn't more crowded. The menu has something for everyone and all dishes are prepare with attention to detail. The price fixe menu is certainly a bargain and the a la carte items are within...More

Thank msmilow
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you are looking for an "all you can eat" restaurant, or enjoy eating "mass quantities", this is not your restaurant. However, if you adore french cuisine and enjoy quality over quantity, you will be pleased. White linen table cloths/napkins and relaxing atmosphere if you...More

Thank BarbD778
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, attentive service, delicious food - & so close to home! Recommend the crab cakes entree, as well as the lemon custard dessert. Others at the table enjoyed their roast pork main and chocolate bread pudding dessert. No complaints, no matter what was selected....More

Thank PhillyFanNewYork
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I opted for the seafood soup to start, it was batter than anything I had in Marseilles. For those who like a strong seafood flavor, this your soup. It had a few croutons to compliment the broth. Next I had a seared scallops, again done...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We have been coming here for several years and have never had a bad meal. The food has been consistently good and it is better than most higher end restaurants on Long Island. The owner always seems to be there and in the kitchen overseeing...More

1  Thank bruceaudrey
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Recently a group of friends dined herefor lunch. We were the only people in the restaurant and after lunch I realized why. We ordered from the prie fix menu with limited choices. The mussels entree was 6 mussels baked and laid side by side seasoned...More

Thank BenzgalS550
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We were staying with friends in St James and they told us this is their favourite restaurant. It's lovely and quiet so you can have a conversation, the staff is polite and knowledgable and the food delicious. You can take your own wine. We ate...More

1  Thank Peach P
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times for both lunch and dinner. It is very quiet, which we like since most restaurants are so noisy on a Saturday evening that we can't hear people at the table. There were eight of us and the...More

1  Thank anneH3544PU
Reviewed 5 March 2016

It is always a pleasure to dine at this quiet, inviting restaurant. The menu changes with the seasons, and set menus are offered on special days of the year. On Valentine’s Day for example a four-course dinner included a roulade of smoked salmon, Mascarpone cheese...More

1  Thank david b
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17 February 2017|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
No idea.
23 October 2015|
Response from marc p | Reviewed this property |
yes the owner has never givin me a problem with my own wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Lake Ave, Saint James, NY 11780-2259
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Saint James
  • Phone Number: +1 631-584-5686
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