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Review of Xylo Bistro - CLOSED

Xylo Bistro
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 19, 2013

The place has the best food. They just got a liquor license and it will help them immensely! Anything you order is great, but the Chicken Paprikash is great as is any of their salads. They have an issue with parking before 6:00pm but after that it's a non-issue. The upcoming Blue Indigo hotel going in on their block ought to secure them for the future! (Way to hang in there!)

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2  Thank PamRug
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Xylo, tucked away in the warehouse district, is a good option for diners seeking something out-of-the ordinary. With a mix of menu options, and equally tantalizing specials, it's well worth seeking out. Desserts are also delicious. Prices are also very reasonable.

We popped in there for early dinner hour (530 or so) on a Friday, and by the time we left, people were waiting for tables. While parking can be a tad challenging, those willing to walk a couple blocks from traditional metered spots will find their efforts well worth the effort.

Its industrial interior was surprisingly quiet despite the number of diners, and its layout would lend itself to dining with groups or just for couples as well. Service when we were there was courteous and outgoing, if only occasionally a tad slow.

While the restaurant has a full bar, it's beer and wine list is woeful. One would think in an area surrounded by great craft beers, and equally good local wineries, the choices would be more than mundane. Curiously, wines appear to be only offered by the glass. It's also ironic that with all the exciting things on the menu, one would expect to see beers other than Rolling Rock and other nondescript choices on the docket. For that reason, I can't give it a full five stars.

But for those seeking something a little more adventurous, Xylo is worth finding.

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1  Thank MongoSchwartz
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

This place is hard to find and parking is a pain, but the place is worth it! Wonderful food and desserts. My sister and I try to go to a new restaurant a week but with Xylo we keep coming back to try different dishes. The staff is very friendly and we have been able to linger without mean looks directed our way. If you go there make sure you split a dessert and the portions are huge and it is way to much chocolate for one person (espically with the chocolate wagon)

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Thank Katie B
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

We had some trouble finding Xylo in the warehouse district, but were certainly glad that we made the effort. The food was outstanding, and the prices very reasonable. The staff was quite pleasant. We were there for dinner - it would be a great stop for lunch also. Parking is a bit difficult, they have very few parking spots. Also, a better sign(s) on the main streets around the restaurant would definitely help

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Thank MidMIman
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

This place has no parking. The building is currently under construction and the parking lot surrounding it is for city employees only. Being unfamiliar with the city it was a trick to find the meter lot. Once we got in it did get better. The menu is tiny so it is probably best if picky eaters stay away. The prices are good and the food not bad. Ordered the Xylo burger and fries. The burger flavor was great but the burger meat was a bit dry and flavorless. The fries are terrible unless you like limp sticks of potato. The waitress was terrible and spent more time chatting with the guy 2 tables away than assisting any of the other tables. At one point someone at my table had to get up and find the water pitcher for a refill. I give it a 3 based on the food not the service.

Thank WanderingAshley
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