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South 9th Bistro

721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
+1 406-404-1244
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this establishment while traveling through Montana and are very happy we did! I cannot add anything to the many positive reviews except to say, if you live in Bozeman or are passing through, you must stop here! Kudos to our server, Lisa....she was...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit there was excellent - ambience, service and food, and thank heavens we had a reservation. The proportions are very generous. Next time we are going to get appetizers and split an entrée. I highly recommend trying this charming and welcoming Bozeman Bistro.

Thank 271diane
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is excellent, the waitstaff friendly and helpful and the atmosphere lovely. This is my favorite Bozeman restaurant.

Thank katnbiff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great, waitress lovely but it took a seriously ridiculous time to get, and then pay, the bill. Like they totally blew us off once we quit ordering food. What a bummer. It was like a half an hour! They need to fix...More

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hcfargot, Owner at South 9th Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

South 9th Bistro is a fine dining establishment. Unlike quick service restaurants, we do not drop checks once entrees have been served. We encourage our customers to stay as long as they choose. This is standard fine dining service - not error, nor oversight, that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in town. Get off Main St. The food is fabulous and the restaurant is top notch for service!!!

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

The most consistently delicious place in town. Bozeman is getting better but to KNOW that you are in for a pure delicious meal anytime you drop by doesn't really exist outside of South 9th Bistro in our town. Sauces, seafood, beef, lamb...it just doesn't matter...and...More

Thank 6thMan
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Not a destination restaurant, but well-executed renditions of fairly standard American "fine dining" fare. Generous portions. Good service. Small but well-chosen wine list. Very simple and spare setting. Nice and quiet. I would be a regular if I lived there.

Thank marcolius
Reviewed May 5, 2018

This restaurant is amazing. I booked my reservations through their website without any difficulties. One of the best dinners I have had in awhile. This is a must do.

Thank TDunegan
Reviewed May 3, 2018

I'm fairly tough on Bozeman restaurants because so many don't seem to really care about the quality of their food and service. They assume you are either a tourist or are willing to pay 5-star prices for 3-star quality just because it's in Bozeman. South...More

Thank BozemanTrudeman
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Though I lived in Bozeman for years, I'd simply never made it to this restaurant. I don't know why; maybe it was due to a bad experience with whatever restaurant was here before this one. Anyway, had some friends in from out of town, so...More

Thank AndyBzn
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April 17, 2018|
Response from hcfargot | Property representative |
a complete menu may be found on our website, a link to which may be found at the top of this tripadvisor page.
William P
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Barbara U | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bring children mainly out of courtesy to other guests who might be looking for a more calm dining experience.
Lois K
November 10, 2016|
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Response from hcfargot | Property representative |
Yes, we do offer gift cards. The cards can be purchased either at the Bistro, or through the Bistro's website. If you require further assistance, please call the Bistro. Thanks very much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $70
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-404-1244
  • E-mail
Hundreds of excellent online reviews, local word of mouth, and foodies all agree that South 9th Bistro is the best of Bozeman for a relaxed, fine dining experience. Located just south of Main Street on 9th Avenue, the Bistro is easy to find - by day, by its distinctive orange Victorian facade, and by night, by its many windows aglow with the warmth and comfort of the space within. Seating at the Bistro is available both inside and (seasonally) outside. Inside the Bistro, seating on the main floor is open and upbeat, while seating on the second floor is a bit cozier and more intimate. The second floor also features a separate private dining area that can comfortably accommodate up to 10. The Bistro's kitchen is under the direction of Chef Ryan Trenton. Our seasonal dinner menu is broad in scope, featuring dishes such as Steak au Poivre served with dauphinoise potatoes and Pan-seared North Atlantic Salmon with lemon- caper beurre blanc and wild rice. The menu also offers vegetarian options such as Ratatouille with polenta and sauteed haricots verts, and Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli served with a sage-marsala butter sauce and carrot-ginger mousseline. All of our menu items are fresh, scratch-made in-house. We also feature numerous gluten-free options. The Bistro also offers a full selection of wines, beers and port. South 9th Bistro is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday, from 5:00pm. Reservations are recommended. Dinner fare is available for take-out during dinner hours. South 9th Bistro: Great Food, Great Service, no excuses
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