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Bistro San Martin

231 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223-1336
+1 360-474-9229
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“duck” (11 reviews)
“chocolate cake” (10 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
231 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223-1336
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We go to the Bistro as often as possible, 7 to 10 times a year, and have never been disappointed!! No matter what we have ordered, it has been excellent!! We take our friends there when they visit and family members on special occasions. We...More

Thank LeonNoel7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend bought a farm in Darlington. Part of the reason to choose this area instead of the other areas is this restaurant. The food, the mood, the service are all of A class. The price is not low. Yet, compare to the same level...More

Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Mom, my sister in law and I decided we needed a girls night out. So we headed to Arlington and just happen to pick Bistro San Martin. Turns out my sister in law knew the owner and chef. We shared a bottle of wine and...More

Thank tlynnsevern
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a party of 6 for a birthday celebration and it was perfect. We lucked out and got a table in the back room. The service and dinners were excellent. Wine list impressive. Thank you Bistro San Martin for making our night special!

Thank KAtwood21
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We brought my brother and his wife here when they came to visit. We wanted a really nice meal and we were not disappointed! Each of us chose a different meal - duck, chicken, steak & fish and each one was done to perfection. The...More

Thank Kat S
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Quiet little spot in Arlington when you walk on you know your in a quality cuisine place great service amazing menu great service

Thank Ann S
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We love The Bistro! I’ve always experienced wonderful service and amazing food. My favorite is scallops when on the special menu. Naughty chocolate cake is to die for. We usually dine at The Bistro for special occasions as it’s too pricey for everyday dining.

Thank Tina W
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a small restaurant in downtown Arlington, WA. The atmosphere and staff are warm and inviting and the food is to die for. The food presentation is elegant and the sauces really enhance the flavor of each dish. Hats off to the chief! Excellent...More

Thank Koala B
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We try or best as we do not live in the area to visit at least once per year and have done so for many years now aprox. 7 years. Steve and Martin are incredible partners in this fine food establishment. Our last visit there...More

Thank TimBissky
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Treated friends to a birthday dinner. None of us had been here before, so we didn’t know what to expect. What a treat! No wonder why it’s hard to get a reservation. The decor in the main dining area is warm and welcoming. Unfortunately, the...More

Thank Roger E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$18 - $45
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223-1336
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 360-474-9229
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Our fine dining menu is best described as World Inspired Regional Cuisine consisting of fresh and local seasonal products. In addition to high-quality meats and poultry, we also offer sustainable seafood, amazing soups and irresistible desserts. Vegetarian and gluten-free entrees are created upon request.
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