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Bistro on Park Avenue

348 N. Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
407 539-6520
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Ranked #120 of 263 restaurants in Winter Park
Price range: $20 - $60
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Bistro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: E. Canton Ave.
Description: A Taste of New Orleans on Park Avenue. We specialize in delicious and reasonably priced American bistro cuisine. Our house specialties and customer favorites such as Crawfish and Shrimp Etoufee, Bistro Pot Roast and Chef Cole’s Crab Cakes are second to none and served in a relaxed and welcoming setting that you and your friends and family are sure to enjoy. The Bistro also serves Sunday brunch from 9am-3pm. Looking for a cozy neighborhood watering hole? The Bistro offers $5.00 house martinis every day and drink specials each evening. Our glass enclosed garden room is perfect for groups including bridal showers and wedding rehearsal dinners. Outdoor seating is also available in the courtyard. Whether you’re in the mood to indulge in something new or just want to enjoy some old favorites, we are sure that our inventive menu and attentive service will leave you truly satisfied.
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English first
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This restaurant is fantastic! The food is absolutely delicious and the bar tender hits you just right on the drinks. It is located just off of park ave in the scenic hidden garden walkway. Great for a romantic stroll or a place to hide away in. If u go to winter park this is one stop u must make. Your... More

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winter park, fl
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Ordered dinner based on waitresses comment that a lot of people oder the fried oyster platter and like it. My platter had eight oysters each smaller than a piece of popcorn with some lettuce . I commented that they were awfully small. Owner came by and I told they were really small. He shrugged his shoulders and walked away! Good... More

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Ocala, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We had a great romantic evening here. It is a quaint little restaurant where you can enjoy a great meal, have a superior glass of port afterwards and then stroll along Park Avenue to other shops and restaurants. The staff was extremely friendly and the food was fabulous! We live in Ocala and will make this trip again.

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cringer1124
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We visited The Bistro on a Saturday afternoon as a place to "plant" and do some work. The hostess, wait staff, and owner were all so accommodating - finding us a secluded place to sit near an electrical outlet, providing us with internet access, and constantly checking in throughout our 3 hour stay. The food was simple and delicious. I... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Had lunch here today and ordered their special. Crepes with chicken and spinach and a salad and both were very good. Had a glass of wine each and it was served in a carafe and was satisfactory. .Ordered coffee and a dessert. Unfortunately, they only had one piece of chocolate cake left, which we split. They were out of key... More

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Orlando, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

They wipe their tables with a smelly, moldy cloth and it permeates everything. The menues smelled, the tables smell, the seats smell, I just cannot get that smell out of my nose! The food might have been delicious, it looked good, but the smell in the Atrium was overwhelming. We asked the Manager to reclean our table and he said... More

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Erika B, Owner at Bistro on Park Avenue, responded to this review

Dear BeenTheregoingSoon We are sorry that you haven't been happy at our restaurant last sunday during the car show and again we apologize for your inconvenience like we did in our email. Be assured our cleaning rags get changed few times a day and we are using a sanitzer spray for our tables to make sure everything is clean. We... More

Longwood, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

From the time we walked in, we felt ignored until someone finally saw us and asked if they could help us. Duh, we’re here for dinner. We were escorted to a table and the server said their specialty is crab cakes and soft shelled crab dinner. Since my wife and I love crab so much, we decided to try the... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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86 reviews 86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We found this secluded restaurant by chance. They have a great choice of oyster dishes... Take the grilled ones! Good choice of wines! The waitress was knowledgable about the wines! All in all a definite recommendation! Would come again!

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Lobster Benedict? Yes please! A great idea with flavor to match! Tucked behind Park Ave this little gem is big on taste.

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Groton, CT
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92 reviews 92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This is a charming place at the end of a pretty alley, away from the street noise. They feature several New Orleans style Creole dishes, such as crawfish etouffe, shrimp jambalaya and grilled oysters. It is not the best Creole food outside of New Orleans; it is the best including New Orleans! I have been there at least a dozen... More

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