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Jay's Bistro

135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
+1 970-482-1876
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • 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 1 week ago

One of the best things about meeting one of my financial advisors is the business lunches. Also, one of the best things about our business lunches is coming here to Jay's Bistro. It was just as good as my last visit about 3 months ago....More

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience. They have updated the restaurant and it looks awesome. The pork chop and the peanut butter pie were my favorites but everything was yummy. Including the risotto and the Brussels sprouts. Can’t wait to go back!

Thank Hploveshp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not impressed with the out of town owners and had stopped eating at Jay's. Then we read that the restaurant was purchased by long time employees. Since then we have visited twice, both of which were positive experiences. Prompt friendly service. A new...More

2  Thank equitraveler47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off weekday night but still had a fine meal at the bar. Good selection of items on the menu and a pretty nice wine by the glass selection. No wonder it is highly rated and should be.

Thank DJBradachNaples_FL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just moved from Denver and was hoping to find a fantastic dinner place. Meal started out great with inventive, delicious appetizer - a must try is the Breadless BLT! Sadly that was the highlight. Ordered bread service. For $8 was expecting more than 8 small...More

Thank Lou5718
Reviewed July 18, 2018

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

1  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
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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, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
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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