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Z Bistro

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725 Basque Way, Carson City, NV 89706-7987
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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carson city
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and wife small restaurant, he's French, she just fell for him. Tucked away on the edge of a shopping center. Different menu every week, good small selection of French wines $26-$42. It was a small plate menu this week, seasonal variety, north African and near eastern spicing is common. I had mussels putanesca last night, which I have never... More 

Thank Peter S
Santa Cruz, California
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Based on reviews, we decided to give Z Bistro a try when we stopped in Carson City for the night. And we couldn't get in because we didn't have a reservation. So on the way back through, we called early in the day to reserve a table for two. This is a wonderful restaurant with a delightful menu of fresh... More 

Thank ukulelemama
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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130 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had a great time at Bistro Z, the food was authentic, tasted fantastic and the decor is very French! There are obviously a lot of locals who come here regularly, which is always a good test of a restaurant's calibre, but they made us blow-ins feel just as important.

Thank Words_by_Julia
Andover, MA
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187 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner on a recent Wednesday night while in town for work. Tina was able to squeeze us in (get a reservation!) and was a wonderful host. The food was delicious, especially the artichoke fritters and fennel and dessert. Will definitely return when back in Carson City!

Thank Explorer_from_Boston
Carson City, Nevada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

my favorite dish here is paella very flavorful their breakfast burito with gravy is to die for. I also buy the spicy chorizo to take home.

Thank yandery10
Naples, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

So moist and flavorful. It was not one of those bread crumb salmon cakes where you have to search for the salmon! This was full of salmon and delicious.

Thank FLCloud29
Lake Tahoe (California), California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We loved our dinner last night at Z Bistro! Who knew you could find a little slice of France in Carson City? My husband is French and we always love trying bistros when we find them. From the moment we walked in and smelled the savory smells from the kitchen, to the kir royals, house made pate, moules-frites, pork chop... More 

Thank Lisa F
Santa Barbara, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Z Bistro is a family run, casual restaurant in an unlikely off-prime location in Carson City. Tina and her husband serve seasonal, fresh food with a Basque/French theme. The food is consistently excellent and varied and the wines are well chosen and fairly priced. It is small and well patronized so be sure to make a reservation.

Thank Jim T
Carson City, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed another delicious meal at this cozy, French restaurant. The Chardonnay was excellent, the pork belly... succulent, and the bread pudding... divine! Such a warm, welcoming atmosphere! Thank you Tina and Gilles!

Thank Bridget B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Belle ambiance Food fantastic Excellent and friendly service Will go back for sure The place was full so guess it is a good sign.

Thank sucaron

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Basque Way, Carson City, NV 89706-7987
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: 775-885-2828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?