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Hay J's Bistro

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French, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub, Bistro, Pasta
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21706 E Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA 99019-7502
+1 509-926-2310
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food - a bit noisy

We have eaten here several times and the food is always wonderful. The wait staff were not as knowledgeable as expected about the wine selections but were very helpful regarding food choices. My only complaint is that the restaurant tends to be quite loud, probably due to the concrete flooring.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Marcia S
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Spokane Valley, Washington
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Spokane Valley, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here several times and the food is always wonderful. The wait staff were not as knowledgeable as expected about the wine selections but were very helpful regarding food choices. My only complaint is that the restaurant tends to be quite loud, probably due to the concrete flooring.

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Liberty Lake, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very nice restaurant in Liberty Lake. Menu is diverse and well prepared. Ambiance inside is nice, but the outside does not look as inviting, but I give credit to the owners for putting their investment into the inside, food, staff, and chefs where it counts. Have never been disappointed with Hay J's Bistro.

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Nanaimo
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The prices struck me as a bit high, but once I had the first bite, any thought about the final bill was quickly dispensed. I ordered calamari and it was prepared like none I've ever experienced. My friend ordered a seafood dish and it too, from my sampling, was first class. We went with the recommended wine (14 Hands Cabernet... More 

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Calif
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I went here twice and not expecting too much. It was suppose to be a superior restaurant. So I did have some expectations. On my first visit I had Halibut at $28. It was good not enough to write home about. the salad was ordinary but bread stale or left in oven too long. At the price I Paid, I... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

we took our family out and as locals they insisted on this place... so glad they did ! We never would have guessed that the unremarkable exterior housed such a fine restaurant. Our steaks were superb.. tender and perfectly cooked. My husband had one of the best perfectly cooked King salmons he has had in a long time. Desserts were... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Amazing food and exceptional service Beth was very attentive and had great wine suggestions for our dinner choices. Parmesan Halibut and Bistro Medallions both melt in your mouth! We will be back

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a hidden gem. I have been here three different times over the years and it is still a good reason to stop. This time we had Parmesan cheese crusted Halibut and the Seafood Trio Risotto. These two dishes plus two glasses of wine totaled $73.92 and it was worth it. The wait staff are professional and the restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A wonderful bistro with a nice selection of interesting salads, cocktails, and sandwiches for lunch. Great dative and upscale atmosphere. Great place for a business lunch

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Fallbrook, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Don't let the outside of this amazing restaurant fool you. You look like you are turning into a gas station...heck, you are parking at a gas station! Once inside, you forget all about the gas pumps and can begin to relax and take in the decor - interior is more upscale than you'd expect for the location The menu is... More 

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Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Incredible food, great ambiance, excellent wait staff; can't say enough good about this place. We will definitely eat here again when in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21706 E Mission Ave, Liberty Lake, WA 99019-7502
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Liberty Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 509-926-2310

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub, Bistro, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Spokane, Washington
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?