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Gulf Bistro

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15225 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-1814
+1 727-392-8627
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Birthday Dinner

Went early on a Tuesday night for a Birthday celebration. We both had the "4 course meal", and both were delicious! I had the French onion soup, partner had the bisque, then house salads. My entre was the Snapper with the tomato sauce, great! The other entre was the Beef Medallion, cooked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Al D
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North Redington Beach, Florida
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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English first
North Redington Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Went early on a Tuesday night for a Birthday celebration. We both had the "4 course meal", and both were delicious! I had the French onion soup, partner had the bisque, then house salads. My entre was the Snapper with the tomato sauce, great! The other entre was the Beef Medallion, cooked perfectly with sauce. For desserts we had the... More 

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Atlanta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a small restaurant that is definitely frequented by locals. If you go early you will be the only person in the place, and it does have a rather intimate decor. Even so--they do their best to make you at home. And the salmon dish was extraordinary. They have plenty of wine to experiment and desserts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Every time we visit Gulf Bistro is a special occasion! Service and food are fantastic. Highly recommend the boulliabais and any duck entree.

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Long Island,NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We were lucky enough to have dinner on their first night back from vacation.Doesn't look like much from the outside,but once inside you are treated just like family. My fellow guests and I had the 4 course meal. We started with lobster bisque. It was the best prepared and tasting bisque i ever had. Next up was the salad with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We made the mistake of saving this place for our last night. I wish we wouldve come here earlier in our trip, so that we couldve come here over and over again. Gulf Bistro is a beautiful, quaint little place. And we really loved it. Nice wine list!!! Each dish was beautifully presented and tasted delicious. 2 kids had the... More 

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Robinson, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I had dinner to celebrate 28 years of marriage and were looking forward to it based on a friend's suggestion. I cannot say enough about how charming this restaurant is along with the service. The food was wonderful and the quality was truly great. It is a great place for an intimate dinner or even a family... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The 4 course meal guarantees delicious French cuisine from first course through dessert. The escargots were perfect & the French onion soup was delicious. Our party raved over the grouper with shrimp & scallops & the pork medallions for hours. Creme brûlée & profiteroles were some of the best we've ever tasted. Wish we could fine there more often,

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We arrived at this restaurant the outside looked a bit dowdy. Once we stepped inside we were treated like family. The food was excellent and the staff extremely pleasant. We loved this restaurant we returned again on the Saturday. We were greeted like royalty and we again enjoyed our meal so much.

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Tampa Bay, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My meal at the Gulf Bistro was exceptional. I read an article in the Tampa Tribune that listed 12 restaurants to visit in 2015 and I decided to try one tonight. I chose the Gulf Bistro and it was, as they say at the Trop, a Grand Slam! I started with the lobster bisque, which was superb. I added a... More 

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Dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Our reservation made to Marie in her car had been 'lost' but a table just being vacated was cleaned up and it was ours. There were fortyish people in the restaurant with Marie and a French friend doing the waiting - impossible. The food was very good, the way it was served was a major let down. Limited free parking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15225 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-1814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-392-8627

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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clearwater, florida
Wilmington, North Carolina
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?