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“Another disappointment!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Bistro 70

Bistro 70
Ranked #3 of 71 Restaurants in Painesville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: In April of 2004 I opened my first restaurant, Bistro70, located at 70 N. Saint Clair in the heart of Historic Downtown Painesville. Bistro70’s mission from the beginning has been to provide a complete dining experience, which includes an innovative menu, a friendly and well trained staff, all brought together in a warm & trendy atmosphere that exudes energy and comfort. The mission has been achieved and continues to thrive. Over the past 9 years, Bistro70 has become one of the favorite restaurants of Lake County diners, and is a perennial winner of local and regional awards including News Heralds “Most Romantic Restaurant”, Fox8 Hot List Top 10 restaurant in Cleveland for the last 3 years, (#2)2009, (#3) 2010, (#9) 2011, Nation “Table Top Design Award” winner 2004, featured on "Dinner and a Movie " with David Moss, John Long (PD) “Tasty 20”. Today Bistro70 continues its dedication to my vision of providing the complete dining experience and offers something for everyone through its diverse seasonal and locally sustainable menu. As one of the early pioneers of the revitalization of Painesville, I support the local community and continue to strive to make Bistro70 the perfect dining destination in the area.
Eastlake, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Another disappointment!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

Do not go here...went on a weekend and both the bar and restaurant areas were busy. I ordered the sea scallops for $26.00 ...plate came with 3 med-sized scallops... tasted too strange to eat...they were on special so maybe they were hours away from going bad...boyfriend ordered flat-iron steak...smothered in some type of gravy...tasted like liver. The bread was stale. Just an all around crappy overpriced lame restaurant.

  • Visited January 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great service out to satisfy customer. Excellent food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

My bf and I have been here many times. The staff goes out of their way to provide excellent service, recommend items and overall keep the patrons happy. Keith the owner and chef is fantastic. He makes a point of getting to know the customers and greet everyone table by table once dinner service dies down. To address an earlier comment: no one there is by any means a con artist. Every employee I have encountered has been awesome. The food is beautiful and tasty. Its really a hidden treat in painesville

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Elegant but casual dinning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

Decided to treat ourselves and friends to a relaxing evening out at a reataurant we had heard good things about! We were delighted with the service, atmosphere and food! This is definitely a favorite now and we will return often. We enjoyed the fact that the chef owner came out to check on how we liked what we ordered. Fillet and grouper were absolutely perfect! From drinks to dessert we would give this cozy but classy place a five star! Can't say enough about what a great evening we had!

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Mentor, Ohio
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great New Find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

We went to Bistro 70 last Friday evening. It was our first time there and we were not disappointed! We started with a glass of wine and then ordered our meals. I had a great chicken pasta dish (with a little zing to it) and my husband had the grouper. Both meals were fantastic. The salad was very crisp and the house italian dressing was fabulous. The bread and dipping sauce were also great. For dessert, we had a Manahattan (the drink). The waitress suggested we have it with blood orange. Fantastic!!!!!! The extra touch was when the chef came out to make sure everything was good. We will definitely return soon!

  • Visited August 2012
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Cleveland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great food, wonderful atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

Bistro 70 has a wonderful menu. The food is delicious and there is something for everyone on the menu. Every time I think I have a favorite meal, I try something new and then have a new favorite! The atmosphere is cozy and modern. It also has a great bar and friendly staff.

  • Visited June 2012
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