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The Bistro

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132 N Ashley St, Valdosta, GA 31601-5577
+1 229-253-1253
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Valdosta, Georgia
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to celebrate a late Valentine's Day on the following Saturday this year. We picked The Bistro based on reviews and suggestions of friends. The restaurant wasn't not busy for a Saturday night, we were 1 of 3 tables seated in our section. We ordered 2 appetizers, the seared tuna and the escargot. The tuna was fine, I've had... More 

Thank 858kaylab
Valdosta, Georgia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I think you pay for the ambiance at this restaurant. The food is fair and the portions are small. I don't mind splurging a little bit for a fancy meal, but when you leave hungry, that's not good. Healthier portions for big men!

Thank deraldjones
Caeur D Alene
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505 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Service was great. Bar tender/server was fantastic. Food was ok. I was happy with the capreese salad cheese and tomatoes but the balsamic needed more strength. The wine was just not right. Not sure why but it was not there. Server went out of her way to help. I appreciated it. Lamb was good. The texture and taste was good... More 

Thank Jaime U
Wittlich, Germany
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Took our in-laws here for Sunday brunch and wished we hadn't! This place has really gone downhill. There were only two other tables with guests when we arrived, and three waiters. We were seated at a dirty table that had not been cleaned from previous guests that morning, even though there were plenty of other tables available. Took the waiter... More 

Thank Bravohappy
Valdosta, United States
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I tried this place several times and they never ceased to disappoint. Won't ever be going there again. They were good for about 5 min when a chef from NYC moved here and was in the kitchen. Apparently creative difficulties caused him to leave and they went right back to sucking.

1 Thank Dan D
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

For the prices, this place is surprisingly average. The service was good, but the food was disappointing. I got the blackened grouper, which was barely blackened and tasted like nothing but lemon juice. My husband ordered the black and bleu steak which came out covered in so much melted bleu cheese that it was hardly recognizable. It looked very unappetizing,... More 

Thank NouveauBohemian
Estero, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Our dinner and evening at The Bistro last Friday evening was an unexpected wonderful surprise. Our server, Ashley was adorable, friendly, accommodating and personable. The food was great and we were delighted by the beautiful piano playing of Raymond Piece. Highly recommend.

Thank T900PUnancyb
Birmingham, Alabama
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

I cannot believe that this place is not packed every Friday from 5-7!!! They have half price appetizers and $5 drinks. Our friends love to come here and meet after a hectic week. Try the tuna app. It is to die for! Have also eaten dinner here. It was excellent too and very affordable.

Thank Debra31768
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We just had a couple of cocktails, a little desert, and listened to a little live music here, what a great find! Ambience was lovely, the servers were very professional, knew when to talk and when to leave us alone and not intrude into our conversation (so appreciated!).

Thank Pyramid42
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and the food has been great every time. The drunken angus is amazing and better than steaks from anywhere else. Sometimes it takes a while for the meal to arrive, but it has always been well worth the wait.

1 Thank KC262

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 N Ashley St, Valdosta, GA 31601-5577
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Valdosta
  • Phone Number: +1 229-253-1253
Enjoy fine American cuisine in a relaxed setting for all occasions, from a romantic evening to an anniversary party. The Bistro Restaurant and Bar serves a varied menu of new American cuisine, classics and daily specials, featuring the best seasonal products available. Enjoy delicious desserts, an extensive selection of appetizers, a full bar, and superb wine service all in the warmth and elegance of our main dining room that surrounds our guests in an intimate and romantic atmosphere, creating a unique and elegant American dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?