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Jay's Bistro

135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
+1 970-482-1876
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently sold to one of their employees, I hope they will follow the same tradition as the long term owners did. Enjoy their Jazz evenings....

Thank liliana p
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Jay’s was just what our bridal bash called for! We wanted something memorable and delicious to celebrate our family growing and Jay’s was the best choice! The scallops, clam linguine, lobster bisque and creme brûlée were unforgettable. Our server Kia was personable, knowledgeable and put...More

Thank MoEAlk
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Jay's Bistro was recommended as a lovely location for a bridal luncheon honoring my niece. We could not have been more pleased. We walked in sight unseen 20 minutes prior to the beginning of the lunch and the fireside room was perfectly set up for...More

Thank Lo V
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

I am THRILLED to provide a hyuuuuge thumbs up to the new owners of Jay’s Bistro. Both worked extensively for Jay and Jacki Witlen in the hay day of this hyper-local restaurant and jazz bar. The difference in atmosphere from the former, highly unwelcome, Floridian...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed May 31, 2018

I have been here since my last review although I failed to write one. This will be my first lunch review in awhile BUT it was awesome nonetheless. They've done some changes to the décor with some modern paintings / picture on the walls since...More

1  Thank Charles K
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Jay's is a really nice place for special events and date night. Very high quality food, excellent menu choices and superior service. Ken's Tip: Get to dinner a little early and enjoy Jay's great happy hour. Get an appetizer and drinks from the super bar...More

Thank ColoradoKen
Reviewed March 16, 2018

My go to restaurant for special events, birthdays and more - we get treated fantastic by the staff, the food is delicious and the environment is not stuffy.

Thank MarniMX
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We have always loved Jays for special occasions. We booked early and got window table we requested...The service was 5 Star but the bouillabaisse, an old standard, was very disappointing. Weak broth. No salt or seasoning and scant seafood. Felt it was watered down in...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

We go to Jay's on special occasions and we're never disappointed. The food is top-notch, presentation is appealing, and the service is efficient and friendly. We always look forward to going back to Jay's.

Thank vern_bodeen99
Reviewed November 26, 2017

We had a great meal with wonderful and attentive service. I had the halibut and my husband had the bouillabaisse and both were excellent. It was expensive but reasonable considering the quality of the food, service and atmosphere. Yes, we would dine here again!

1  Thank Retiredtraveler2004
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January 4, 2017|
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Response from jimhWindsor_Colorado | Reviewed this property |
seasons change the menu, call for details like that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 AM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-482-1876
  • E-mail
Jay's Bistro is a locally owned business started in 1980. Norman And Wednesday Vogel recently purchased the bistro and are making changes to menus, decor and style. By proudly supporting local farms and growers we are adding healthier, fresher and more sustainable items to our menus. Prices are fair for FT Collins and Wednesday is all night happy hour and tapas for those who want to come in and nosh. Enjoy live jazz music Thursday through Saturday with happy hour every day!! Eat well, drink some, be happy!
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