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Joelles French Bistro

) #12 of 25 Restaurants in Skaneateles ₹₹₹₹ French
4423 State Street Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9338
+1 315-685-3063
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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4423 State Street Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9338
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were invited to Joelle's French Bistro for a private dinner. It was a preset dinner menu with your choice of 4 different entrees. We chose the grilled salmon with a basil sauce and the Moroccan chicken meatballs with couscous. Both were hot and delicious....More

Thank kgfarr19
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We went there celebrating our 41st anniversary. One thing we can count on is a wonderful dining experience. The wife, "Joelle" is the chef and her husband is the mater de Staff is attentive, food fantastic , and a wonderful atmosphere.

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Have been going since opening 11 years ago. Warmest hospitality thanks to Alain; greatest food thanks to Joelle. Oh, she's nice too. So, French and Moroccan cuisine, great wine list and all properly priced. The interior decor is smart and the back patio is quite...More

2  Thank Charles-and-Yumi
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had dinner at Joelle's on a comfortable Saturday night, and sat outside on their back patio and ate dinner as we watched the sun set. Joelle's is a place to be savored and not rushed. You have the table for the night and you...More

2  Thank Ardbegpreffered
Reviewed 29 August 2016

joelle is in the kitchen and does a great job. her partner, alain, is the front man and is efficient and convivial. the food and service are excellent. however the wine menu is distressingly small for a restaurant that serves this quality food.there are less...More

4  Thank chris k
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We have eaten in Joelle's on numerous occasions. Always has had a wonderful meal with a great dining experience. The food is French, with a Moroccon dishes as Joelle had lived in Morocco, which is why we live this place. You can get a great...More

3  Thank Monsieur-Calcutta
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We went for a day trip to the Finger Lakes and visited the small town (or village) of Skaneatele. I searched online for a good restaurant and this one popped up. I drove over and it was in the middle of farmland, a couple of...More

2  Thank Pat2012NJ
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Love everything about this restaurant! The menu selections all beautifully presented, with fresh ingredients. All very tasty and well balanced. The atmosphere and service all of what to be expected.

1  Thank BeachFan711
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Appetizers to dessert had delicious elements and some culinary missteps. The Beet and Avocado Salad (with tomato slices) had a good dressing, a very good fried goat cheese en croute but old tasting beets. The Lobster and Crab Cigar was good. The Duck Legs Confit...More

4  Thank MCBW5875
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Joelle's only does brunch a few times a year(dinner is their thing) and since we were still in FL for the Easter brunch which my daughter & her family raved about, I was delighted to experience it on Mothers Day. Not being a fan of...More

3  Thank Carol Ann C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4423 State Street Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9338
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-685-3063
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