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Bistro 185

Bistro 185 offers imaginative upscale Bistro food in a congenial atmosphere. Appetizers & entrees change nightly complimented by a dazzling array of delicious desserts.
The food at "Bistro 185" includes ethnic favorites with a twist such as multi–cultural cuisine from a traditional chicken paprikash to succulent lobster ravioli seared day boat scallops & shrimp in lobster sauce or Mediterranean style lamb shanks.
Appetizers include house cured gravlax, frog legs in butter garlic sauce, chicken potstickers pecan crusted goat cheese on greens, warm wild mushroom salad, creamed herring, Asian jumbo lump crab cakes to mention just a few. Featured items change daily based on fresh produce, meats, fish & poultry. We have a fully stocked retro-chic bar offering a variety of unique martinis, a dozen premium beers on tap & a list of 40 plus hand picked wines to choose from.
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339 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
(339 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 339 reviews
5 stars
(187)
4 stars
(117)
3 stars
(24)
2 stars
(11)
1 star
(0)
Food 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
Service 
4.6 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.6 / 5
Ambiance 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Noise Level
2.1 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4 / 5
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  • good for groups(74)
  • notable wine list(63)
Bistro 185 Reviews List
Review 1 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/08/2016
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 2 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2005
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2005
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 3 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
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Review 4 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2006
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Menu and prices changed

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Rather disappointed that the menu has less choices and prices have risen, since we were there last. With Grovewood Tavern closed we were hoping that Bistro 185 would be our new haunt, but it has changed just like Grovewood did, and not for the better. Too bad."
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2007
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 6 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Fish [and polenta] and pie were wonderful.
Asparagus [out of season] was raw.
Piled presentation of fish not appreciated.
Very strong onions on salad; also, I expected chunks of bleu cheese...
One of dipping sauces for fries was too thick.
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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot
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Review 7 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/04/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/04/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/04/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 8 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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Review 9 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 2/04/2016
 2014
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Review 10 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 2/03/2016
 2007
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Review 11 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Always a hit, never a miss!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Bistro 185 hits the mark every time with great service and attention to spectacular food served by the chef! The salads were so fresh and delicious. The Sea Bass, Salmon and Short Rib were succulent.
We can't wait to go back!
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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 12 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 13 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2006
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 14 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 15 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 16 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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Review 17 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/26/2016
 2006
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Review 18 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2006
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Review 19 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/16/2016
 2011
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Review 20 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dependable service and delectable food

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Bistro 185 has become a regular place to take visitors and guests. The choice is excellent, the food is great and what sets it apart is the service with a smile."
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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Review 21 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Way more than you would expect!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Fantastic food fit to be called a Bistro! We try to get here 4-6 times a year and we are never disappointed."
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 22 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, kid-friendly
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Review 23 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
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Review 24 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 25 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
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Review 26 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Birthday Celebration

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Bistro 185 is always great, especially on a cold winter night. The atmosphere is inviting, the staff is welcoming and friendly and they pour a healthy drink that definitely warms you up. It was a birthday celebration and our waitress immediately acknowledged our celebration and asked who would be the birthday guest. We enjoyed everything from appetizers, entrees to our complimentary key-lime pie which was decorated with candles and placed in front of the birthday boy! The food is always wonderful - they have definitely cut the menu but still deliver creative specials each and every night."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Review 28 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 29 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Review

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Everything was pretty good. However, we were sitting near the front door and anytime anyone came in or out we were freezing. Also disappointed the menu did not have as many selections as in the past, but I realize it must have been difficult to have all those choices. I got the perch and pierogis. I would have appreciated some sour cream, not the roumalade that came with the fish. Kind of dry without the sour cream."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2014
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Review 31 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 32 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

This funky little restaurant is a true find.

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 33 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
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Review 35 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/08/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion
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Review 36 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2006
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 37 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2009
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2009
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Review 38 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great evening at Bistro 185

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Five of us had a delightful dinner. There was more than enough food. Portions are generous. we had French fries and the lox/pancake appetizers. both were good and almost meal size. Two of use split a salad and the sea bass entrée and it was plenty. The chicken/waffle dinner was huge. Wine list was fine. Our waiter was attentive but the kitchen was a bit slow and the restaurant was not busy. The food was all very tasty."
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 39 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food has consistent since its inception

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Muscles were to die for as was the long bone chop! Key line pie was delicious !"
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 40 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Looks like a tavern but tastes gourmet

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Inside, Bistro 185 looks like a classic neighborhood tavern with its wood paneling and homey vibe, but the menu rapidly reveals just how ambitious this place is when it comes to food. Our group of four all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and took particular delight in the HUGE slice of excellent Key lime pie that we shared. None of us really needed anything more to eat after our dinner at the end of the holidays, but the pie was so delicious that none of us could stop with a single forkful as we'd planned."
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 41 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

East 185th St. Bistro

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"My wife and I are not big eaters so we tend to orders small plates that we can share. We each ordered a salad, mine the field greens salad and my wife's the beet salad. For the price, they were large. We shared the smoked duck and potato pancake appetizer, a three item charcuterie board with a nice selection of meats and cheeses(ever had blueberry elk sausage?), and finally an order of truffle fries with smoked salt. We took half the appetizers home to enjoy the next day. The wine list is not the largest we've seen, but the prices are very reasonable. Highly recommend."
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 42 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

A Change

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"My wife and I have been coming to Bistro 185 for years. This visit was our first introduction to the new menu. The choices were more limited and several of our favorites were no longer offered. That, coupled with prices that were considerably higher, caught us by surprise. The food was still excellent although our guest had to return her entree - she had requested no sauce and it came with it. The waitress quickly acknowledged the issue and replaced the entree promptly.
My wife and I, both retired, eat out often with our friends. Bistro always was enjoyed for its great food, reasonable prices and its neighborhood setting. With the new menu and prices it will now compete with a different group of restaurants for our business. Higher priced dining is more of an occasion than a weekly/monthly visit.
We will be back for sure but, sadly, not as often."
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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Review 43 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food Shortage

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"FIlet was off the menu after the first seating...very disappointed!"
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 44 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Poor New Years experience

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"The change in the menu for New Years did the restaurant a disservice.Part of the uniqueness of this restaurant is the varied menu.The limited menu was a great disappointment."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 45 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Wonderful

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"The food was so delicious and interesting choices. The service was great. Overall, a terrific find. I highly recommend it."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 46 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2010
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Review 47 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 12/28/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/28/2015
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Good, but the food was not as great as I'd had there in the past. Also, the portion sizes seemed smaller than previous visits. $32 for three lobster ravioli with three shrimp seems a bit high."
Dined on 12/28/2015
 2011
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Review 48 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/29/2015
 2006
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Out with friends, party of 4. Had a nice evening overall & food was great, all had different salads & entrees, but our entrees came out of the kitchen in shifts with a 10 minute wait between servings. This unevenness made for a somewhat awkward eating experience."
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2006
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Review 49 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Limited menu. Recommend for the eclectic diner

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Dined on 12/24/2015
 2013
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2013
Special Features: notable wine list
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Review 50 for Bistro 185
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Special occasion and group friendly

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We were very pleased with the food, service and beer selection. A little more expensive than I generally like but for a special occasion I would recommend it."
Dined on 12/15/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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