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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 91
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 1
    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
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
westluver
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Long Island,NY
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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English first
Long Island,NY
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

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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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
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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Huntington Beach, California
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This restaurant is located in a little strip center, and looks very bland on the outside. However, on the side, the food is fabulous. It is a French bistro owned and operated by a French family. You are getting the real deal! The sea scallops and shrimp were delicious, and the lamb was outstanding. If you are looking for great... More 

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A couple restaurants we wanted to go to were booked for a Saturday night, so we checked Trip Advisor to see what was in the area and we found good reviews for Gulf Bistro. We were able to get a reservation, and we're so glad we did. The place was busy and walk ins were turned away. Thanks to the... More 

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ohio
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My husband made reservations and we were promptly seated by the owner. She was very friendly and enjoyed a few laughs. We ordered the scallops and shrimp with ginger sauce and it was fantastic! My husband ordered the Snapper with red peppers! It was amazing! The Carmel Crepe with ice cream was delicious. Great service, great food and wonderful owners... More 

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Additional Information about Gulf Bistro

Address: 15225 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-1814
Phone Number: +1 727-392-8627
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
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
Average Prices: USD 20 to 30
Cuisine: French

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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 to 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?