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Bistro Ole - CLOSED

230 Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-897-0048
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CLOSED
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Have to say I was impressed! Doesn't look like anything fancy from the outside but their food was excellent. I had the fish special (was there over the summer) and to my surprise it was great! Our waiter even went out of their way to get us wine from around the corner. Service was outstanding, really make their customers feel... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Finally got in always a long wait. I must say the food was good the services was good and music was nice too. Will return anytime. Byob is always good

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Manasquan, New Jersey
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We were so disappointed this time at Bistro Ole. We decided to skip the late reservation at Firefly and get some good reliable fare and experience at Ole. What a mistake. It took so long to be served that we should've just waited for our late reservation in Manasquan. Our waitress has been there for years and even she was... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Wow, where do I start? My wife and I have been going to Bistro Ole for years and we finally have realized its not what it used to be. We went with friends on the Thursday of Labor Day weekend and the patio had no tables and the place was relatively empty. The main room had what seemed to be... More

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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I hate to write bad reviews of restaurants but I use and trust reviews from Trip Advisor to find great local restaurants in new places. Fifteen minutes to get our appetizer of guacamole and salad. It was nothing special. Now the bad part, ninety minutes to get our entrees. Rack of Lamb-overcooked for me and Shirt Steak over cooked for... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We had reservations last night at 6:30. They made us wait 2.5 hours for our entrees, not the 45 minutes the waitress told us. We were told it was because we were a party of 12 and they decided to feed all the smaller tables first, even those who came after us. "What did we expect?" quote one rude female... More

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Staten Island, New York
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We ate at Bistro Ole last week and were very disappointed. I am sad writing this review since we previously loved the restaurant but the ALL items ordered were TASTELESS. We had been to the restaurant a few times before and always had an exceptional meal. Our recent visit was just awful. Everything we ordered tasted like the kitchen forgot... More

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We went there on a Saturday nite in anticipation of a fabulous meal but we were terribly disappointed. Food was below average. We waited 1 3/4 hours to get out our main course (we were told that meals were individually prepared and that they took 1 hour to serve). We had to constantly ask the waitress what was taking so... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

This used to be one of my most favorite restaurants. Took friends there in anticipation of a fabulous meal but was terribly disappointed. Food was below average. We waited 1 3/4 hours to get out main course (we were told that meals were individually prepared and that they took 1 hour to serve). We has to constantly ask the waiter... More

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Loved the food. You provide the bottle and they make the sangria. but be prepared to wait (they warn you up front it takes 45 minutes to get your food) I had ropa vejia so good. Very pricey for a byob. great service owner is very enthusiastic

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Additional Information about Bistro Ole

Address: 230 Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Phone Number: 732-897-0048
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Portuguese

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