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Joelles French Bistro

4423 State Street Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9338
+1 315-685-3063
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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4423 State Street Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9338
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we were greeted with a "bonjour" by a personable maitre d, and saw the old world interior design, we knew we were in for a treat. Our waiter was wonderful and the food we were served was even better. Those who imbibed...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

After years of visiting the Finger Lakes - and thinking we would likely never have a dining experience that as actually good - we went out of our way to stop at Joelle's French Bistro in Skaneateles. Our experience was nothing short of superb. The...More

Thank Woofy25
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Miam miam! Que c'est bon! A la campagne, à quelques kilomètres du centre-ville de Syracuse, ce petit resto qui a un charme très authentique gagne à être connu. On acclame: Le repas delicieux. Le confit de canard, l'agneau, la vichyssoise...tout était impeccable! La chaleur des...More

1  Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 14 June 2017 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

2  Thank katherine f
Reviewed 1 December 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.

2  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 14 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 30 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

5  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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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