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Bistro 1888

221 Main St, South Boston, VA 24592-4625
+1 434-572-1888
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (14 reviews)
“creme brulee” (6 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
221 Main St, South Boston, VA 24592-4625
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I am seldom surprised by restaurants. It was well reviewed so I knew it was going to be good. But the quality of some of the food we had was outstanding. Everyone is very friendly. The lamb was very very good with a staff leap...More

3  Thank ssschardt
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I would like to share my expirience of last night where we had a reservation for 12 people. We had a reservation for a table at 7:30. After arrival at 7:20 they took us in a room behind the normal guest room. It took the...More

Thank Simon N
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I recently planned a weekend trip to Clarksville, VA. However, I wanted a nice romantic surprise dinner for my husband. I searched nearby areas and found Bistro 1888. We had reservations for 8pm and were promptly seated upon our arrival. The tables were adorned with...More

2  Thank Sheri O
Reviewed March 3, 2018

A very nice restaurant. Very good food. Small & intimate. The food is fresh and well prepared. The menu has enough items on it that you can choose something that you will like. The service is good and everyone is very personable.

1  Thank 473JeanL
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We came for a business dinner and very much enjoyed our evening. We shared calamari, grilled shrimp and tempura scallops and enjoyed a glass of wine before dinner. They were gone so quickly, we ordered more! All were delicious. The entrees were too. Some of...More

1  Thank Harvey J
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We love this restaurant. The qualify of the food and the selection is unsurpassed. The service is professional, the ambience is nice. New Zealand Lamb and Salmon were our selections this time, but everything on the menu is excellent. Can't wait to return.

1  Thank T123V
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice menu, moderately busy...however inexcusable poor service. Five meals took 1 hour to be served. No one gave us feedback on why the meals were delayed. Poor communication. Meals were tasty but shrimp and scallop portions were not adequate. Concerns were relayed to the owner...More

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed February 1, 2018

SO and I visited last weekend for dinner. Decor and drink selection were excellent, yet for the price my girlfriend and I found the entrees rather mediocre. Service was great though. Bottom line? Not going back.

Thank Kelly E
Reviewed January 22, 2018

very long service and impossible to pay with the card .. only with money The meal was very good .. pity

1  Thank Dominique D
Reviewed January 11, 2018

This has been one of my fave since I found it several years ago. Last night it feel to the ranks of the Very Good, but not one that I will go out of my way to visit as I have in the past. The...More

Thank Don M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$24
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Main St, South Boston, VA 24592-4625
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 434-572-1888
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