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Brother's Bistro

835 South Main Avenue, Suite A
Fallbrook, CA 92028
tel: 760.731.9761
fax: 760.297.2185
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restaurant hours

Lunch
Tuesday - Friday
11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner
Sunday - Thursday
5:00pm - 8:30pm
Friday & Saturday
5:00pm - 9:30pm

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ABOUT US

HOW NEW YORK CAME TO FALLBROOK

Ronald August Nusser was born in Long Island, New York. Like all great restaurateurs, Ron's experience started at the very Top! His first restaurant "position", was that of dishwasher for the hopping Nightclub/Restaurant THE SHELL HOUSE, in Long Island, New York. This was a fun job (other then washing all those dishes), as THE SHELL HOUSE, catered to new and up coming MOTOWN acts. Ron got to see, meet and mingle with the likes of The Supremes, The Temptations, The Four Tops and many others.

Ron graduated to a Waiter position at the infamous GENOVESE restaurant. GENOVESE was a favorite hangout for New Jersey Mobsters. It was a high class establishment (well, maybe except for some of their clientele), where Ron's uniform was a Tuxedo, and many of the dishes, such as, Steak Diane, Banana Fosters, Cherries Jubilee and others... were prepared tableside alla Flambe. Meaning, that they were set on fire, at your table, prior to landing on your plate! A practice that probably, would not go over well with our Fallbrook Fire Department today. Ahhh, to the good old days...


As many New Yorkers do, Ron decided, he'd had enough of freezing winters, and slushy springs. A dedicated surfer who's traveled extensively, looking for the best waves, Ron decided that Huntington Beach, CA. was his kind of town!

In California, Ron continued learning the restaurant business, all the while~ saving money, hoping to one day own a restaurant. Opportunity presented itself to him from a retiring couple who owned a very small Pizzeria in Long Beach, Calif. They also served one of the best Pizza Pies, Ron had been able to find on the West Coast.

A common complaint of New Yorkers about California is (HEY! Wherssza Good Pizza Pie Joint)?

Ron purchased this little pizzeria, changed the name to Brother's West (Instead of Brother's East, one of his favorite pizzerias in New York). He then perfected the Pizza Pies to his satisfaction. Upon customer demand, he expanded to dinner meals. Ron, used the recipes from his Mother, Adele Ciopollino and his Aunt, Maria Ciopollino, whose family had been collecting recipes for decades.. Soon, the little pizzeria became a busy and happy place.


Ron & Dee (A True Love Story) fell in love the summer of '89. After their marriage in 1991, they decided it was time for a bigger and better restaurant. Maybe even 2! So they opened two new restaurants. Brother's Lakeside, and then Brother's Bistro, both in Orange County, Ca. Although Dee has been a mortgage banker her entire life, her favorite hobby was cooking and creating recipes. Most of the recipes we use now are Dee's creations.

One day, Ron and Dee looked Southward... and found, the beautiful area of Fallbrook. After making Fallbrook their home, they, decided, Fallbrook was ready for a new restaurant. Hence the birth of Brother's Bistro in 2004!!!

NOTE: We hope that you enjoy our family operated Bistro restaurant and our CATERING Services. Our goals are to continue providing and supplying our neighbors with a wonderful friendly atmosphere of Cheer, Terrific Food and Service!
Sincerely,
Ron & Dee Nusser

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