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Bistro 54

54 Foster St | Ontario, Perth, Ontario K7H 1S1, Canada
+1 613-485-5454
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
54 Foster St | Ontario, Perth, Ontario K7H 1S1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an excellent dinner at Bistro 54 in Perth, Ontario in early August 2017. The restaurant was recommended by our B&B and it met and exceeded our expectations. Bistro 54 does not accept reservations, but when we arrived at 7:30, we were warmly welcomed...More

1  Thank Canadianstraveling
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I went to Bistro 54 for dinner with my aunt and uncle. We are visiting friends and family from the Calgary area and were looking for something special, and Bistro 54 exceeded our expectations. The flavor combinations were unique, delicious, and memorable....More

1  Thank RoadsideYoga
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the go-to place for fabulous Italian food in Perth. The atmosphere is the best, wonderful service and the most delicious food.

1  Thank Anne-Marie N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, colour me impressed. I had heard rumblings about this little place from clients and friends, but nothing prepared me for the experience I was about to have. We arrived, in a rush-a little after 5 on a saturday night, prepared to walk around the...More

1  Thank vincentstylist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was amazing! This is not a huge space so it was a little noisy but I guess it's part of the ambiance :) It's not cheap but their portions are huge. I highly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Olga C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us dined at an early sitting..they don't take reservations so arrive early or late...early is 5 pm...it is packed by 6 pm on a weeknight, then quiet again by 8 pm... Excellent service. Our waitress was polite, helpful and beautifully mannered. Also it...More

Thank ginajames2013
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times over the years when we rent a cottage in the area. The food is top notch- period. We all chose different dishes and were very happy with all of them. I did find the prices are a bit high...More

1  Thank Babs621
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years. Last year we thought WOW the prices are getting out of control for pasta. Grant it it's all freshly made, great service, decent atmosphere right downtown. Pasta Bolognese is $25. Tonight was unfortunately the last time I will...More

Thank 4DoubleD
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Sometimes there is a slight wait but well worth it. the waitstaff are helpful and knowledgeable with wine pairings and dinner offerings. the pasta is made fresh in house with only the best ingredients. the chefs even sometimes come out of the kitchen and interact...More

Thank reiljoshua
Reviewed June 4, 2017

We were referred to the restaurant from the hotel my wife and I were staying at, and since we didn't mind spending a little more on our anniversary dinner we thought we would give it a whirl. We went around 7pm, got the last table...More

2  Thank Rylan M
Dave A, Owner at Bistro 54, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

It seems that of late, social media and all that surrounds it - both comments and responses alike, here and elsewhere have led restaurants astray from what all of us “Ma-and -Pa” owners really do - make a living selling food - by almost all...More

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Questions & Answers
October 8, 2015|
Response from Dave A | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for the inquiry. Yes, their is a washroom on the main floor. Easy to get to down a straight hallway. If their is anything else we can help you with, don't hesitate to ask. All the best. Dave
Gretchen M
May 30, 2015|
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Response from Dave A | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for the inquiry. The restaurant has a side door that, with our help can have a wheelchair gently rolled backwards up one step. The front door has a small vestibule and two steps. We used to use the side door for my... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
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: 54 Foster St | Ontario, Perth, Ontario K7H 1S1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +1 613-485-5454
  • E-mail
Owned and operated by it's original husband and wife team since 2005. A menu inspired by "Mamas Cucina" style Italian cooking. Pasta hand made daily.Home made bread.Desserts made in house. Pasta and seafood are our specialties though much diversity is found within the pages of our menu. Extensive wine list roams the regions of Italy. Gluten free options for every dinner on the menu. Reservations not accepted for groups smaller than 8. Maximum sit down table size is 14. Upstairs wine lounge and dining room available.
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