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John Bozeman's Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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125 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4644
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Billings, Montana, United States
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71 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First the good: the Cajun sriracha fries were excellent, the fish and chips were really good and the salad that came with my dinner was very fresh. The rest of my review is less positive. The fish tacos smelled so bad that I was afraid to eat them. I very seriously regret foregoing the burger I really wanted but turned... More 

Thank Wendi L
Leicester, UK
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here passing through Bozeman on a road trip. The menu was not all that extensive but we found choices that suited us (burger / steak as entrees and calamari as an appetizer). Service was great (a mistake with one of our entrees was corrected promptly) and the food was good. My one observation was that the lighting was... More 

Thank Vicki H
Bozeman, Montana
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful menu and delicious food. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. The Bistro has been a Bozeman landmark for years. You need to go!

Thank kissyjand
Belgrade, Montana
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618 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since our last visit a couple yrs ago we found this to be quite disappointing for us. Our server Meghan was a delight. We sat down looked at the menu and said to one another the menu had=s really changed. There are enough burger places in Bozeman, some are better then others. This was not on the good or delicious... More 

Thank jeffreyshapiro
Bozeman, Montana
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167 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I used to dine here about 3-4 times/month. Haven't been back for a few months, until today. It's just not the same. First of all the menu is literally unreadable. Very fine white print on a black background. Mentioned this to our server and she said they had gotten many complaints but have not changed them for... More 

Thank gerronimo
Auburn, Washington
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115 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been in Bozeman for a little over a year now, and this was my first time here. I had the New Delhi wrap and it was pretty good. It had a sweet spice to it. It was also a pretty messy and sticky wrap, but that didn't make it worse. The place itself wasn't that big and was pretty quiet.... More 

Thank 12thumper34
bend, oregon
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has lunch here while in Bozeman. Quiet with lot's of booths. Nothing spectacular but had a bison burger and was delicious. Had some fries with Siracha and they were really good.

Thank gbscone
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

I remembered this restaurant as offering a fabulous collection of tasty and somewhat unusual menu offerings and was somewhat disappointed on this visit. Service was friendly and skilled, but our dinners and desserts were pedestrian.

1 Thank CLP502
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177 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Having eaten at JBB several years ago I remember how good the french onion soup was. Arriving late for small supper the FO soup was as good as remembered. an excellent lite dessert finished a delightlful evening. Wish Bozeman was closer

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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138 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

(sorry this is a little lengthy) We went to this restaurant on a Friday evening and I was surprised at how few were seated. This is a more upscale place but still is doing well. We requested to sit in a specific waitress’s area as she was a favorite of one in our party. We now know why. Megan was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $35
American, Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4644
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: 14065874100
The Bistro continues its tradition of fine-dining in an elegant yet casual environment offering their guests a unique experience with Montana hospitality in a one-of-a-kind setting. The imaginative world cuisine, fine wines, quality brews and great service are enhanced by the unique design of the renovated 1905 downtown building. The menu is known for its creative treatment of the freshest ingredients with an international flair offering a multi-dimensional flavor. The customer returns, because The Bistro staff cares. The Bistro is passionate about cooking and caters a wide variety of events as well as smaller corporate and family gatherings seeking upscale Hors d' Oeuvre luncheon and dinner parties. Good food makes a great party, anytime anywhere. If your hungry for a traditional meal with flair or something refreshing and different, head for The Bistro.

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