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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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135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

I'm glad I didn't read reviews before we went. Everything was excellent. It began when we were reading the menu. The manager came out, told us about entrees and invited us in. And it ended with the waiter picking my dessert! I couldn't decide between...More

1  Thank Marylu S
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We had not been to Jay’s Bistro since new owners started operating this popular restaurant. My wife and I went for a late lunch in mid-week and found they were fairly busy. ‘There were plenty of lunch choices from starters to full meals. My wife...More

1  Thank Henry A
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a very nice restaurant. The employees are friendly and helpful and the food is delicious. However, there is just no way to dine here without spending a lot of money. My wife and I have eaten here for dinner on several occasions. Our...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed September 16, 2017

After eating lunch here, we liked it so much we went back for dinner the following night! Food was excellent and service was terrific.

1  Thank scragen
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Slow for a Saturday. Nice jazz trio. Food simple but nice. Well priced for location -wine list well selected. . Not sure about outfit of service staff in an environment like this . Some fitting in an Frist class place others in an underground bar...More

3  Thank Foodwinetravel1
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Great combination of flavors and spices!! Love their food options. It is a great place to bring your customers, to celebrate with your other half, beautiful setting for a nice night out!! Food is GREAT!!!

1  Thank gloriashuey
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Went last Wednesday for half off tapas. Calamari (super crispy) reuben (lots of meat and sauce with ok fries), lamb ribs (great!), lobster mac n cheese (amazing!) ahi tacos (meh). Food was really quick and good. Went tonight..... Calamari (soggy), reuben (dry and and fries...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at Jay's, indoors a little away from the music. It is a versatile place, with outdoor tables, bar service and several different indoor rooms. After a slow start (claimed confusion about who was our server), everything was excellent. The bread...More

1  Thank Golfdr
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Last night my husband and I ate at Jay's for dinner. There was good and bad to report. The lemonade I ordered was very watery. Service all through our meal was VERY SLOW. When our food finally came, here is what we had. File of...More

2  Thank fastfamily
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Someone recommended this restaurant to us, and I found a Groupon to use for it. We went early in the evening and sat away from the live music, which was nice to hear. We enjoyed an appetizer and main courses. Good service and food. Recommend...More

1  Thank Jeanna70
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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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
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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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