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“One of Ft. Collins' Best”
Review of Jay's Bistro

Jay's Bistro
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Ranked #15 of 615 Restaurants in Fort Collins
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Jay's Bistro is a locally owned business started in 1980. Norman And Wednesday Vogel recently purchased the bistro and are making changes to menus, decor and style. By proudly supporting local farms and growers we are adding healthier, fresher and more sustainable items to our menus. Prices are fair for FT Collins and Wednesday is all night happy hour and tapas for those who want to come in and nosh. Enjoy live jazz music Thursday through Saturday with happy hour every day!! Eat well, drink some, be happy!
Indian Land, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“One of Ft. Collins' Best”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

My wife and I went to Jay's to celebrate a special ocassion, and we were not disappointed. Jay's is a classy place, and the jazz piano background helped make the night right. White table clothes, a good menu, food prepared just as we expected, all made the meal one to remember.
A little pricey to go there all the time, but was a perfect fit for our special day.

Visited March 2012
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Listen to Jazz or Piano and dine in style”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Jay's is a wonderful place to go and unwind at the end of the day, catch a bite of lunch, or dine on a fabulous meal. My favorite lunch item is the Seafood Ceasar Salad. For around $12 you get a plate full of Ceasar Salad mixed with fresh crab meat, Shrimp and topped with a piece of lobster meat! The dressing has bacon mixed in as well.....yum! For dinner the Sea Bass is amazing! Piano music most nights starting around 6:30pm and weekends Jazz band plays each night! Great place for couples or bring friends.

Visited August 2012
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Washington DC
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food in the heart of fort Collins downtown”
Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

High end menu with live piano make for a nice dinner. The flavors are more traditional/ old school takes on the menu items, but done well (each dish could have benefited with a little more seasoning though--found myself adding salt often). Duck trilogy included a nice trio of duck with some pleasant compliments to each duck style. Beef tourenedos tasteful as well. Lobster bisque was the least strongest part of the meal. For being in ft Collins, it could benefit from a stronger beer menu (Odell's is right down the street)

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Greeley, Colorado
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
“Go all the time!!”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

The Ahi poke is phenomenol! Never have had better! Fond of the mixed grill but delectable eats and treats are always on the menu! The food and ambiance is sure to bring us there every opportunity!!

Visited September 2012
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Chadds Ford PA
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Exquisitely prepared food with piano background music”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

One of us ordered Salmon with a delicate sauce "it was the best salmon I've ever had"
The setting is elegant but not stiff. Service is attentive.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank PASpaGal
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