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Reviewed December 13, 2021 via mobile

We had reservations for 5:30pm for a family of 8. We were seated around 5:50pm. We all ordered entrees and one person ordered appetizers which was black mussels. Long story short we waited 2hrs for our food. The manager came out and told us that...they were short staff and that the food would be here shortly. Another 40min went by and we were still waiting for our food. I approached the manager and made the decision that we would leave the restaurant because our food still wasn't bought out to us as promise. The manager stated that they were short staff and etc. Remind you we were the only black family there. Ppl who were seated after us got there food while we were still waiting. The manager decided to come over and say sorry for the inconvenience here is a $100 gift card. Come back anytime. I will never go back there. The way we were treated tonight was unbelievable and just poor costumer service.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed July 1, 2021

Went here for the first time last night for a funeral repast. It was in the banquet room, which is a door or two down from the actual restaurant. They put too many chairs at a table so things were pretty tight. It's a BYO...and there is a liquor store in the same lot, which is very convenient. It was set up for a buffet and there were pitchers of soda and water on the tables. There was a spring salad, but I think all there was in it was lettuce and tomato. There was a penne dish, which was ok, some roasted potatoes, which were kind of dry, some green beans, which were average, some chicken franchese, which was decent but the standout was the sliced london broil. Which is surprising considering it is a tougher cut of meat. But it was in a lovely sauce and it was not dry. It was very flavorful. The food was decent but it wasn't very hot. I don't know if this is due to having to go back and forth outside from the restaurant to the banquet hall, but nothing was hot. Having said all that, I would go back and try the restaurant.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 12, 2021

A strip mall delight! I've been going to good Italian restaurants for over 50 years and have never eaten at one that had sushi. The sushi was a very good delightful appetizer. But the star of the evening was my wife's bone in veal ptarmigan!!!...It was every bit as tasty as the one she had at Sinatra's in Wynn's Las Vegas. My lobster ravioli was also delisious.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed November 15, 2020 via mobile

Great service, great food; everything was delicious we had the steak on a stone and flounder and everything was delicious. It's a BYOB restaurant so that's definitely a plus.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

The food is delicious I love the horseradish encrusted salmon it’s my favorite. The sushi is very good as well. All around the food is great I have never had a bad meal.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed January 29, 2020

ordered some "take out" from their menu online and was not disappointed. Nice portion size and prepared fresh. We plan to return for a lunch or dinner in the future.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 25, 2020

Went to Bistro 1051 as with the last night our daughter and was home from school. We arrived early as it will fill quickly by 6-630 PM. We brought our own wine and enjoyed some appetizers before ordering. The flatbread was phenomenal and my neighbors...Dynamite Shrimp dish was spicy and perfect. Wait staff was excellent and the owner Mike makes his rounds checking in on everyone. I ordered Eggplant Parmigiana which was served with pasta. Had to bring half home, it was more than I could eat, The Hanger steak seemed to be a big hit as 4 of our group ordered it. Our waitress was very engaging and despite it being very busy, never seemed rushed nor were we to leave. Dessert was out of the question as our meals were so filling.This is a great Italian Place for dinner and they do have a wide Sushi menu if you like that. There are also Gluten free items as two in our party take advantage of that. Just arrive early to avoid the wait.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

The service was spot on. They were very attentive to our every need. Food was delicious but the shell fish was over cooked in the seafood linguini. All other dinners were excellent, especially the stuffed pork chops. Will be going back.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

We have been coming to Bistro 1051 for NYE the last 3 years tonight is no exception looking forward to the best Porkchop ever. I can't stop eating the chop here always tasty tender and delicious. Varied menu all meals really well prepared with great...portions. Awesome bread too. BYO so grab your favorite drink and head on over to Bistro 1051 you will love it.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 7, 2019

While traveling from DC to Boston my wife and I stopped for the night at a motel off the Garden State Parkway. An ad for Bistro 1051 in our rom convinced us to give it a try. We were glad we did. It can be...hard for someone unfamiliar with the area to find Bistro 1051 at night. The road is not well lit, the restaurant is not on the road but near the back of a shopping center and the entrance is not clarly marked. However, we made the effort and it was worth the trip. On the way in I asked a patron who was leaving if the restaurant got good reviews. He asked, “Do you like lamb? Try the Osso Buco.” I did. I don’t really know if it was lamb or veal (more traditional) but the meat was tasty. It was the Mushroom Risotto, however, that made the dish. It was outstanding. The staff are friendly and seemed to know most of the patrons. Good service, good food. Prices seem to reflect the New York area market – a bit higher than I would expect but comparable with other restaurants in the area.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

Excellent time at Bistro 1051 for a special occasion. Made a reservation and had a wonderful time. Excellent appetizers choices, many flat bread options and supreme main entrees. Couldnt finish our dinners as the portions were huge. The only downpoint, the side of the restaurant...with bigger tables on the right gets so loud to the point you cannot hear each other.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 7, 2019

I came here with a bunch of friends. The atrium room has a very nice atmosphere and the wait staff was very attentive. The food was good, but nothing special with some dishes being better than others. Being that the dishes were on the pricier...side, I think there are better, more reasonable options in the area.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had been here last year for a birthday party, and found the food better than par. So we came back in late April for my birthday, and liked it so much that a week later we went there for a Sunday...dinner. As before, the food was excellent, the service more than acceptable. There is one thing that is both good and bad about the place: it’s BYOB; good, because you don’t end up paying the exorbitant price one usually pays for a bottle (or carafe, or glass) of wine at any given restaurant; bad, because if you forget (as we had on my birthday), you have to settle for non-alcohol for your drink...which really isn’t all that bad, of course, since alcohol is not a necessity for either of us. And while a glass or two of wine a day is healthy, not having wine every day will not kill you. Bistro 1051 is just a little pricey, but the food is well worth the price: I have eaten cheaper fare elsewhere that was not at all worth the meager “savings”. And I have eaten meals in NYC for the same or higher prices that were far less satisfying. So if you want a quiet romantic meal with your significant other, want to celebrate in the company of a group, or just want to sit down to an excellent meal you can enjoy all by your lonesome, this is a place I would recommend without hesitation. All in all, it is an excellent place with excellent food. We’ve been there three times, and will definitely be coming back.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Make a reservation before you go, food is great, service a little slow, the only problem is the noice you need to rising your voice carry on a conversation.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Nice place to dine with wife and friends. Make a reservation for Friday and Saturday. The foor is very good and large portions. I like veal parm on the bone. The serving size is the largest I have had. Enough for 2 take home meals.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Bistro 1051 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4