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Bistro St. Michaels

403 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
+1 410-745-9111
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Ranked #2 of 41 Restaurants in St. Michaels
Price range: $9 - $30
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Cuisines: European, French, Bistro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Welcome to Bistro St. Michaels. We create food that is rooted in traditional culinary styles, yet modern. We source the highest quality ingredients, purchase sustainable seafood and work with people who raise their animals naturally, as well as partner with farmers for the freshest vegetables available. All of this comes together under the hand of Executive Chef David Hayes, a native of England whose "creative American" cuisine is prepared with a European flair.Many of our items are already gluten free or can be served gluten free. Thank you for taking the time to dine with us. We hope you enjoy our inspiration. Rob & Caroline Pascal, Owners David Hayes, Executive Chef
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We had the entire restaurant to ourselves because of the time of year. The service was excellent. I enjoyed the dinner but could only give it a 4 out of 5 mark.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Re-opened under new ownership not too long ago - had already tried for dinner. Pleased to find open for Brunch on Sunday. Great menu. Classic brunch selections with a modern and/or Eastern Shore twist, eg crabcakes Benedict. We had lemon & poppyseed pancakes which were really light, fluffy, tasty and perfectly complemented by spiced apples and a maple syrup. BLT... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband and I had a thoroughly enjoyable evening at Bistro St. Our server, Paige, was superb and able to make excellent recommendations of both food and wine and the food was a delight. We enjoyed the fig & prosciutto tart, octopus, beef short ribs, a fish special and finished the meal with cheesecake and a bread pudding. Everything was... More 

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Carneys Point, New Jersey
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is the Sister Restaurant Of The Beautiful Harbor Inn Marina & Spa of St. Michaels which I STRONGLY RECOMMEND!! I Made an "Open Table" reservation for a Birthday Dinner for my Special Date! I was looking for somewhat of an Intimate Table. I was seated in a "Corner" but Comfortable seat next to another couple. O.K. The restaurant was... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We ate at the Bistro on January 1st for our anniversary dinner. For starters we had the octopus and the duck crepe. The octopus was way too sweet and the crepe was over seasoned. For the main course we ordered the scallops and the bucco. They were large portions. Both the scallops and bucco were nicely cooked, but over seasoned... More 

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Bistro St. Michaels was rated number one on the findmeglutenfree.com app which I use to find gluten free options when traveling (i have celiac). We made a reservation and were promptly seated upon arrival. Their menu is very straight forward and I was assured that my meal would be prepared gluten free. It was amazing. I had the seafood risotto... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at this wonderful restaurant. I'm glad we made reservations since on a Monday night in December, they were packed! After seeing the menu and later tasting their food, I can see why.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Yesterday was my birthday and although we live here part time- we have been saving Bistro for a special occasion- which my birthday was! My husband made reservations and when we arrived and gave our name, the hostess welcomed us as though we were old friends, and showed us to a lovely quiet table. The restaurant is small and cozy... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great food and service in a relaxed, well appointed atmosphere. I had the Rockfish on quinoa with a red pepper sauce. My wife had the crab with pasta and brie. They know how to cook fish! The waiter was professional, friendly and attentive.

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Miami, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Very quaint to almost romantic setting. Staff is very professional, personal and attentive. There's even a bar in the rear, small but sufficient for a few. I ordered the catch of the day, which turned out to be rockfish which was incredibly tasty accompanied with watercress. Welcome home to old Maryland! My Sweetheart had chicken pot pie, in which looked... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro St. Michaels

Address: 403 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone Number: +1 410-745-9111
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  St. Michaels
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 30
Cuisine: European, French, Bistro

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