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J Bistro

129 W Market St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2516
+1 419-502-2280
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (7 reviews)
“walleye” (2 reviews)
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
129 W Market St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2516
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Great to come back to Sandusky and have an awesome place to go.

Thank Curiosity55150375134
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Our stop was unexpected and way too brief but we will be back! Although we only stopped for a drink it was our waitress that made the visit so special. Her name was Louetta, if memory serves us correctly. She was so welcoming an attentive...More

Thank lah1124
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Great drinks at bar and atmosphere. Was slow on Tuesday night. I had walleye and wife had snapper both outstanding. Huge portions of sides and very tasty as well. Beet salad could not have been better. Huge wine by the glass selection as well as...More

Thank irie1029FWA
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We walked to J. Bistro to dine and were pleased with it. We were able to make a reservation, but would have been able to just walk in on this Wednesday night. We were able to sample a couple of beers and then chose the...More

Thank Sliphorn
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

For the last several years some friends and I have to attend a conference in Huron. The hotel food is well, hotel food. Then we found out about J Bistro. WOW! We love going to the conference now. Each time we have gone there (any...More

Thank Adventure688257
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great drinks and food last Saturday night. Everything was excellent Love the wine display as soon as you walk into the restaurant. It added some great conversation at our table.!

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We enjoyed the experience at J Bistro. Upscale dining. Went with another couple. Very nice atmosphere. Our server was very good. The food was very good. I had the lobster and risotto; the risotto was very good, but the lobster was chewy and undercooked (my...More

Thank AniBones
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We stayed in Sandusky and with the recommendation of our hotel we went to the J Bistro and although we only had cocktails and appetizers at the bar, it was a fun and great experience, thanks to the great service from Luetta and Sue!! We...More

Thank Dede H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

After a celebratory Dinner elsewhere, we stopped here for dessert and cocktails. We love the bread pudding here and that’s what we were after. The waitress was so much fun. She brought my dessert out with a candle. Was an awesome evening. They have great...More

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Nice atmosphere with a chef that knows what he's doing. Unique tastes and great cocktails. Get in early on weekends as it is a popular downtown Sandusky, OH couples restaurant.

Thank naperpatrick
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Dave M
27 September 2017|
Response from vthames79 | Reviewed this property |
I've seen just about anything. The times I visited was in peak of summer or good weather. Its right downtown and a gentlemen came in fresh off his boat in shorts and a tank. Even though its a nicer place you don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 W Market St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2516
    (Columbus Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-502-2280
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J Bistro is a fine dining restaurant that features classic chef inspired dishes using fresh local ingredients. Happy Hour is from 4-7PM Tuesday-Friday at the J Bistro bar!
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