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“Amazing food and wine”
Review of Back Bistro

Back Bistro
Ranked #24 of 277 Restaurants in Folsom
Price range: $15 - $28
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: E. Natoma
Description: Welcome to the award winning Back Bistro in Folsom! We are Folsom's Premier Wine Bar and Bistro! Serving 35 inspiring wines by the glass, microbrew beers and a seasonally-focused, wine friendly lunch and dinner menu. The casual fine dining restaurant features a beautiful horseshoe shaped custom concrete bar wrapped around a see-through wine wall. For a more casual setting, try our quaint patio with a view of the El Dorado hills. Join us weekly for the many exciting events and specials we have to offer. Voted best wine bar in Folsom/El Dorado Hills 8 years in a row! Zagat Rated
Reviewed February 17, 2013

We recently had dinner at this wonderful restaurant with our friends. It was the second time for all of us and we were not disappointed. I had the arugula salad followed by the Porcini Crusted Halibut. The Halibut was cooked to perfection and came with risotto and sautéed spinach. It was fresh and delicious. The wine list is impressive and very reasonable. They have a wonderful selection of appetizers, my favorite are the scallops. You can order many of the wines by the glass. We had to leave to catch a show, but the dessert menu looked incredible too. The service was attentive without being obtrusive and you can sense the overall feeling of pride from the staff.

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Thank DrDonna2
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

This was our first visit to Back Wine Bar after passing it many times during visits to the shopping center in Folsom. We were favorably impressed with the wine selection and quality of the food. The wine samplers are a fun way to try a flight of three different wines, and they have a good selection of wines by the half-glass, full glass and bottle. Some nice wines that you don't see on every other restaurant wine list. My wife loved her fresh oysters and her entree of scallops, and I had a delcious assortment of four cheeses, fruits and nuts for an appetizer and had a steak and potato appetizer (garnished with a garlic aeoli) that served perfectly as my dinner. The wines are served in quality stemware too, something you don't find even in some "fine" restaurants. Service was attentive and personable, and our server allowed us to sample a couple of wines before deciding which one to have with our dinner. We'll definitely be back.

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Thank Loves2Travel2gether
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Reviewed December 5, 2012

I still enjoy this little place in a strip mall in Folsom. it has good food and varied choice. The wait staff was a little slow in its performance, choosing to stand around and talk while we waited for service but they may have had an off night. Previously they have been very good. the wine selection is fantastic and the food is well prepared and excellent,

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Thank S D
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

Love this place. Great girls night dinner gem. Or great date night. Wines are very tasty and eclectic. Wed bottles of wine are sold at retail not restaurant prices and you can drink them there. Great place to pop in if you want a nice bottle to take to your friends or home for yourself. The atmosphere is great and the food is consistently good every time!!!!! Pop in and say hi to my favorite server Shawn.

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Thank goldengal11
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Very friendly staff, we sat at the bar and the wine selections were wonderful as well. Variety of foods and everything we tried was wonderful. Bartenders very helpful in explaining the wines and menu. Will definatly be going back.

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Thank Peggy A
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