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Jay's Bistro

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135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
+1 970-482-1876
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11:00 am - 9:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Albany, Oregon
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Jays is one of my 'must do's' when I'm in Fort Collins. Great service and food. I can't get enough of the shrimp and crab cakes or if it's on the menus, shrimp cocktail. I've had one of the best martinis at Jays and some great beers. Throw in some wonderful jazz, Jays is a great place to spend an... More 

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Thank BL1955
Fort Collins, Colorado
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an upscale restaurant with upscale pricing. The decor is trending and nice and feels like an expensive restaurant. The food is overpriced. I am allergic to shell fish so the menu selections were significantly reduced when I removed those entrees. Unfortunately none of the other entrees were appealing to me so I ordered a few appetizers. The food... More 

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Thank ekelly9137
Parker, Colorado
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were impeccable. We had a server that recommended 4 appetizers and they were all to die for!! I had the salmon with the raspberry, haberano sauce and it was perfectly cooked. The atmosphere is a great place for a business dinner or nice dinner out!!

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Thank mamamowebby
Fort Collins, Colorado
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered Diver Scallops and my hubby ordered seared tuna entrees. We arrived at 6:10 pm and got happy hour drinks and calamari appetizer. We sat on the patio on a perfect evening! Food was delicious, best experience I've had here since new ownership. 👍🏻👍🏻

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Thank SMALLTOWN2BIGCITY
Fort Collins
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated at a table set for 5, and our group had 4 persons. It was probably 10 minutes before the extra setting was removed. Setting is a generous term for a napkin and a fork plus the water glass. We ordered calamari, which had overly cooked green pepper slices that detracted from the calamari flavor. Same with the... More 

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Thank Robert U
Estes Park, Colorado
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat at Jay's probably once or twice a year and again they did not disappoint. Good service, good food, friendly relaxed atmosphere. We purchased an excellent bottle of Grenache (if you like old world grapes), a 2012 for $35, surprisingly reasonable for a high end restaurant and an excellent vintage.

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Thank gshirey
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the restaurant, and I loved the ambiance! There was live relaxing music being played by the bar area, and the staff was really warm & welcoming. The mixed drinks were strong, and the food was excellent! I got the pork chop, and it was insane. Potentially the best I've ever had. Great presentation with... More 

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Thank Jenny D
Stockport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Really friendly place to go and eat, went as part of large group and the food was enjoyed by everyone. Great menu and really attentive staff made it a fantastic dinner. Highly recommended.

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Thank 123_NeilG_2016
Fort Collins, Colorado
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We're here often, whether it's for food and drinks or just drinks and an app. We're monumental fans of their martinis (although I'm sad to say their espresso martini is not nearly as delicious anymore because their former lead bartender left for another place and took her recipes with her). At any rate, love the jazz music love everything they... More 

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Thank coloradorunner614
Fort Collins, Colorado
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I had a date with my bf here for his birthday. The atmosphere was good just a bit loud because live music was played. We did love the jazz show later. The musicians were excellent at their instruments. Food wise, I ordered mixed grill which was super good. The meat was tender and rich in flavors. The price of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, French, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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