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Bistro on Spruce

1710 N 4th St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-6000
208-664-1774
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Ranked #33 of 206 Restaurants in Coeur d'Alene
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Nice place--well appointed and comfortable. Excellent service and food. Many locals in the crowd and the manager clearly knew them. A bonus is 40% off bottles of wine on Tuesday nights. You can cork your bottle and take teh rest home--a bonus. All in all good food and value.

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Couer d alene
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First visit was mother's day buffet, very busy but very tasty food (great lamb). I talked my neighbors into a combined birthday dinner at the bistro and we all ordered the shrimp and grits. None of us were talking as we were quietly savoring every delicious bite. I can't wait to eat that again.

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Lynnwood, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

At first glance, this place is beautiful, nicely appointed and comfortable. Nice wine selection and food that sounds appealing. On vacation to visit family in Coeur d'Alene we chose the Bistro for lunch. 3pm shouldn't be busy so sounded like a great idea. Well, we were absolutely wrong. Service was terrible. While we were one of 3 tables being served... More

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La Selva Beach CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

And as a bonus, on Tuesday bottled wine is half off! Very nice staff and very good food. Nothing exotic, well prepared fish (although not local... somewhat surprising)

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Liberty Lake, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The fish tacos were not very good. The bench seat in the booth was very uncomfortable. The music, atmosphere and service on the other was good.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A very nice restaurant in an out of the way section of town. The sandwiches appeared excellent. I ordered the gumbo and it was very disappointing. One small piece of chicken was the only meat I could find even though the menu states clearly that there are certain seafood that goes with it. Otherwise the service was good and the... More

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The Bistro on Spruce is a Coeur d' Alene staple for me. I've been there at least a dozen times. They has reliably great food and service. It's a good choice for a dinner for two or brunch for eight. Owner Chris is usually around to regale customers with tales, jokes and wine, and manager Lyndsey makes everybody feel like... More

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Idaho
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Bistro is a terrific local favorite. Owner Chris always there, checking on customers and doing the little "extras". Extensive wine list, carefully chosen. Excellently prepared food, fairly priced but not cheap. Tapas is nice - before 6pm little plates with wine specials on Tuesday - nice date night. Family okay, though. Not a "bar" atmosphere at all. Very classy, but... More

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My husband and I decided to grab lunch one work day. We had previously attempted to have lunch at the bistro but arrived at 2pm when they were closing. I'm very glad that we went back to try it again. The bistro decor is warm, cozy and inviting. We were seated in a back booth but there was plenty of... More

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Saint Maries, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We have been here more than a dozen times in the last 18 months since we moved to the northwest - and have never been disappointed. There are always some original dishes to sample, as well as the regular menu which has great pork, scallops and fish. The wine selection is wonderful and the service is always awesome. The occasional... More

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