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“Yummo On The Crusty Bread!”
Review of Bistro 221

Bistro 221
Ranked #15 of 55 Restaurants in Nevada City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Riverside, California
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Yummo On The Crusty Bread!”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

My friends from Piety Hill Cottages brought me here for lunch. I ordered the Chicken Sandwich. It was a well executed sandwich and the Cole Slaw was the best I've had in a long time. The Cole Slaw is more vinegar based than mayonaisse based. Each of us ordered a different sandwich and we all remarked on how the bread had a delicious grilled crust and there was two different types of bread used for our meals. It's a nice quiet place to get away from the street hussle and bustle too.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Lynella J
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  • English first
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English first
California
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Cute, small”
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Very good service, nice menu. We had lunch there. Menu had a nice variety and prices were reasonable. The daily special was tasty.

Visited August 2013
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Thank bettyobradCA
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Nevada City, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Casual Dinning in Nevada City”
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Great downtown location in historic old building, great casual dinning. Definitely a nice spot to sit and watch the foot traffic on Broad Street while you hang out with friends.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank OutsideInnNevadaCity
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Newcastle, Australia
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Nice and relaxed atmosphere”
Reviewed April 25, 2013

Visiting from australia welcomed without a booking.Great service and friendly staff. Food brought out very quickly and was quite good American cuisine..

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Norelle B
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895 reviews
609 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,774 helpful votes
“Lots Of Potential For This New Downtown Eatery!”
Reviewed April 25, 2013

Last week while in Nevada City on business, we decided on Bistro 221 in downtown Nevada City. A pretty little bistro with lots of charm and ambiance inside. We started with the Meatball Appetizer which was very flavorful tho a bit cold on the inside and a little tough. If this dish was property heated it would have been great!

Next was my entree, the Clam Linguine which was really good but should have been served with a bowl for the clam shells and a small for for getting the meat out of the clams. This dish was served with a couple of slices of very good bread.

My son enjoyed his chicken alfredo and our service was very attentive and friendly. We have been in the area for two weeks and every time we walk by it if full so it must be doing very well. We will return again here after we try a few other places in town. :)

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank syrahgirl
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