Chef-Owner, Brian Houlihan, earned his Culinary Degree in Ireland before landing in Boston at a string of Top Establishments, including The Harvard Club, The Bostonian & The Four Seasons.

In 2003, Brian Houlihan took his talent from Boston to the suburbs with the opening of bia bistro in Cohasset Village.

Showcasing his appreciation of fresh, locally sourced ingredients, Houlihan and his menus have been earning accolades in Zagat Guide, Best of Boston and Best of South Shore since this cozy bistro’s inception 13 years ago. 

Community is paramount at bia bistro where Brian & his staff enjoy supporting a number of Local Causes, Associations & Youth Sports year after year including Father Bill's & Mainspring, the YMCA, North & South River Watershed, South Shore Art Center, Wellspring, Youth Soccer & more.  

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Diverse offerings from succulent Duck Confit to Local Lobster & Sweet Pea Risotto to piquant Portuguese Fish Stew pair with a thoughtfully appointed wine and cocktail program to make bia bistro a staple for a date, a gathering with friends, a proper cocktail and special occasions. 

Open for Dinner
Tuesday - Sunday at 5pm