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Bistro 7 1/4

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725 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
204-777-2525
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
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  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A facorite

Whenever I need a really great meal, this is one of my go to places. French fusion has been popular for so long and this is kne place that does it very well. Every dish here is a winner but, if you only can get one thing, get a dish of mussels. No disappointments here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Gunnar010
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Calgary
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Calgary
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Whenever I need a really great meal, this is one of my go to places. French fusion has been popular for so long and this is kne place that does it very well. Every dish here is a winner but, if you only can get one thing, get a dish of mussels. No disappointments here.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It's really too bad. This restaurant used to be a staple for us but it has completely changed. Maybe it's under new management or something but a lot has gone down hill. We used to always order the mussels but the last 2 times we've had them they were not fresh and had a bad seafood taste. Parking also sucks... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Not sure why people rave about this restaurant. It's terrible. Service is so-so, food is trying really hard to be special - but it's just not. Skip it, go across the street to Deseo and have a good meal instead.

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The food at this restaurant is a real treat. The lunch and dinner menus provide plenty of options. Try the short rib sandwich. It is so good you'll want seconds. Also a good selection of local draft beers. Live music on select night(s). It does get busy here, so plan ahead.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Dish: 72 Hour short rib(s). Although flavourful, it took no more than five bites to finish the single rib on my plate. After 45 minutes waiting for appetizers, and another 50 after that waiting for the "main course," I bee-lined it for a drive-through on way home. I would not recommend Bistro 7 1/4 unless you can carve several hours... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

There appears to have been a change in ownership and the previous chef is no longer there as we were told. We they have there cannot handle the number of dishes that available previously. Their famous mussels that were available are no longer on the menu. Last year we were there and they lost our reservations and had to go... More 

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La Salle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Finally made our way to this restaurant for a friends birthday and we were hoping to celebrate. We all came hungry, .....we all left rather unsatisfied. The mussels for the appetizer were great, but we were there to eat. We also had ordered a number of "large plates" to share amongst our group as well. To say the least, I'm... More 

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Winnipeg
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I made my second visit to this restaurant and they are consistent. Consistently disappointing. Once again I was served a plate of artistically arranged small pieces of meat. And nothing else. This time I ordered the lamb meatballs and for $16 I got three tiny meatballs on a plate. No vegatables, no potatoes, nothing else at all. This is a... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We really enjoy going to Bistro for a fix of mussels... best I've had. Killer menu with fantastic choices in all things meat. Cocktails are fantastic and the desserts are the best. The only reason I'm docking one mark is the ventilation system in the open kitchen is a little weak... cloths always smell like they've been in a kitchen... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A busy spot, for good reason. It just doubled in size! Uncommon mains, like breast of duck, excellent lesser known wines, great service, easy parking on neighbourhood streets nearby. Pricey, but worth it. What else could I ask for?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 725 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: 204-777-2525

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 16
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

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