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The Bistro

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Mon, 7/22
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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STARTERS‎
12.00
Crab Meat Beignets
Basil butter sauce
10.00
Bacon Wrapped Dates
Gorgonzola cream cheese stuffed
9.00
Eggrolls
House-made‎ pimento cheese, sausage
12.00
Cheese Board
Assorted cheese, jam, almonds
9.00
Burrata
Charred tomatoes, evoo, crostini
GREENS‎
10.00
Bistro Salad
Grilled chicken, artichokes, tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, orange mustard vinaigrette
6.00
8.00
Spinach Salad
Bacon, radish, apples, gorgonzola, bourbon maple vinaigrette
7.00
9.00
Matilda
Roasted beets, goat cheese, grilled pear, mixed greens, candied walnuts, cranberry balsamic
7.00
Wedge
Bacon, eggs, red onions, gorgonzola
6.00
Caesar
LUNCH‎
10.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Bistro Burger
House ground prime cuts, changes daily
12.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Chicken Picatta
Fresh spinach, mushrooms, capers, tomatoes, white wine lemon butter
13.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Mediterranean Tilapia
Garlic, capers, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, white wine butter sauce
10.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Pastrami Panini
House‎ cured, Italian slaw, Swiss, spicy mustard
10.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Artesian Hot Brown
Bread, chicken, prosciutto, tomato, parmesan cheese sauce
14.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Coconut Curry Shrimp
Pastry, broccolini, roasted red peppers, almonds
12.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Tortellini
Sausage, spinach, gorgonzola, mushrooms, pomodoro sauce
12.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Catch of the Day
Changes daily
10.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Meatloaf Sandwich
Toast, tomato, fried egg, pepper gravy, fries
8.00
Soup +4.00
House salad +4.00
Chef's 1/2 Sandwich
Soup or salad
About
Located in Bowling Green, Kentucky's historic downtown district, The Bistro welcomes you to one-of-a-kind dining. The two-story restored 1893 Fletcher House plays host to both first rate meals and service whether you are enjoying dinner for two in the restaurant, drinks with friends in the bar or a private function in the upstairs meeting space. The Bistro menu features Mediterranean-inspired dishes with a unique twist. From perfectly grilled ribeye to moist stuffed salmon, our menu has something that is sure to delight even the pickiest of tastes. Be sure to also enjoy craft beers, wine, and specialty cocktails from our full bar. Wedding receptions, office parties, birthdays, whatever the occasion,
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can’t say enough good things about The Bistro! At our recent dinner, the service, atmosphere, and food were all outstanding. The crab meat beignets appetizer was so delicious that I almost hated to share! Our entrees were both delicious. The sea salt caramel cheesecake...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank TLtrips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is quite large and has the usual ambiente, service friendly, partially a bit slow; some drinks took longer and we had finishrd already with the main course when the wine came; decebt size of menu; food overall sufficient; good value

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank dirklaren
Reviewed June 7, 2019

When you are in the mood for a nice meal and you don’t want to settle for something down and dirty, I highly recommend “The Bistro”. The Bistro is nestled right in the heartbeat of Bowling Green and it is in this little quaint house....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RigiDig
Reviewed June 6, 2019

This is by far my most favorite restaurant in Bowling Green! Cuisine is always excellent. They also use local as much as possible.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BelindaBunnee
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

After a 7 hour drive, got to Bowling Green & had read about the Bistro. It was an early Wednesday evening. And half price wine nite to boot. Ordered the board...a selection of meats, cheese (edam I think), & pimento cheese, toast points & a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank marynj39
Reviewed May 14, 2019

The staff is amazing! We started with a reservation for five. Unexpected guests showed up to celebrate our son's graduation, and I made a phone call. They accommodated 14 of us upstairs. And the food? EXCELLENT!! We had a table full of three different appetizers...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank christigillbaunach
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We went for a holiday lunch and had great service and food. This is a nice place for small or large groups-

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lavb1031
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Dinner was delicious. The old house was unique. The salmon was flaky and so good. I was there for business and picked it for its reviews and the reviews were on point. Was with a group of medical students and they didn't know this place...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Tiffani B
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Just a place you cannot go wrong with. I am yet to try anything on the menu that a great dish. Their Hot Brown alone is worth a visit and their bourbon selection is pretty good too.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank RDLjoe
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Dinner was delicious! The pork chop was juicy and tender and was complimented well by the corn cake and maple glaze. The salmon was perfectly cooked and the brussel sprouts and bacon in the linguine was divine!

Date of visit: March 2019
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DJLED
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Response from GaryG33418 | Reviewed this property |
no reservations needed---at least it was the case , when we went in march. Dress code was casual
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