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“Love the bar area” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bistro 491

Bistro 491
491 Highland Ave, Augusta, GA 30909-3742
706-738-6491
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Ranked #34 of 408 Restaurants in Augusta
Price range: $31 - $50
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wheeler
Augusta, Georgia
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Love the bar area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Love the bar area and the food is fabulous but a little hard on the wallet. Great for a special night out

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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
The Bay Area
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196 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Competent and Friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Here's a whiff of style in Georgian countryside. Tasteful surroundings, friendly staff and a good-looking owner (chef's wife). I was impressed by the wine list, a carefully selected combination of Napa, South American and European wines; we had Trinchero's cab, which worked well.

The food (sea bass) was excellent, marinated comme il faut. When it gets warmer, you can sit outside. A nice place to be in a spring evening.

Visited February 2012
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Excellent all around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

Excellent and attentive service. Enjoyed a delicious endive and goat cheese salad, followed by a main course of Steak Tartare. Price including a glass of wine was $40 before gratuity, high but well worth the nice atmosphere

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Best Fillet in Augusta...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

This restaurant was really good, expensive but good. I started with the Barely seared Tuna. It was not bad at all but is not special and the portion is way too small. Then I tried the Wild mushroom and ham bruchetta and I loved it. We ordered the New York Strip and the Center cut Black Angus Filet. Both cuts were awesome, big portion, right temperature, tender and flavorful. Couldn’t ask more about my steak.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Augusta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food, not so great service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

After waiting to be seated in an empty restaurant for 5 minutes, I finally asked the blonde lady that passed my wife and I several times without speaking, if this restaurant utilizes self seating. She looked offended, but did apologize or explain the wait. This did not start things off well. I am pleased to say that the night improved quickly with table service, entrees, and dessert being 5 stars good.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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