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Z Bistro

725 Basque Way, Carson City, NV 89706-7987
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Ranked #14 of 162 Restaurants in Carson City
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 4, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Genoa, NV
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

You would never know, that inside was such a special place. Tina meets you as you enter and you are seated, either at a lone or shared table. Everyone there is nice and the conversations lead to friendships. The table tops are paper and supplied with crayons for your artistic pleasures. I have left many pictorial statements. From New Years,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Anyone living in Carson City knows how hard it is to find a good evening dining experience. Z Bistro provides a unique menu that changes weekly, with a wonderful French chef. His wife is your hostess, and often, server. She remembers your preferences and treats you like family, but as an honored guest at the same time. The place is... More

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Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Unique dishes excellently prepared. Not a place for ambience but still nice interior. Small so I would recommend reservations. We'd go back.

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Carson City, Nevada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

It's hard to give an overall average rating, and I'll tell you why. Last night we had a retirement party for a beloved coworker. The party was scheduled from 5-9, to accomodate those who work past 5. We order our appetizers and dinners. People kept coming in, until we had about 20. Some of us got our appetizers and then... More

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Rainier, Oregon
Top Contributor
371 reviews 371 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

You'd drive by Z Bistro a hundred times and never give it a second glance. Very unprepossessing exterior (and the interior is very humble, too.) But the hostess and chef (who, I think, must be the owners), are very friendly and down-to-earth. There must be a cadre of regulars, because the hostess greeted a number of them by name. But... More

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Went for lunch with friends. I normally don't care much about decor, but the atmosphere created an odd contrast to the menu. Despite the french posters on the walls, this place has the sophistication and charm of a McDonalds and was strangely off-putting. I had steak frites. Frites (french fries) and accompanying aioli were excellent. Steak was edible but gristly... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Nice staff, delicious food. Not cheap but it's worth. The mussels putanesca are delicious. Had beef for dinner and it was good too. Nice overall experience, would come back.

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Carson City, Nevada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

This is just a wonderful surprise to find in Carson City. It's a favorite lunch place, dinner is good too. Great food!

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South Lake Tahoe, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a local restaurant with an amazing menu that changes all the time. They will also work with food allergies which is a blessing. Service is impeccable and you feel like your family.

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Reno, Nevada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

My husband and I have enjoyed dining here since it opened and the changing dinner menu means there is usually something new to try each time we go. We don't have any dietary restrictions but I took a friend who has a severe gluten intolerance. She was resigned to eating a salad but they had changed the recipe for the... More

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