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Bolt Bistro & Bar

Bolt brings a chic, bistro, steak house concept to downtown Raleigh . We offer Certified Angus Beef, Fresh Local Seafood, Chef's feature pasta dishes, vegetarian options, and small plates. Every guest will find a dish they love from our menu!

Lunch with us is perfect for the busy downtown professional. Bolt offers a new menu with salads, unique sandwiches, and entrees all priced under $13. Our professional staff understands the time restraint and will have you back to the office in an hour.

Our modern, industrial space is fit for an afternoon gathering with an offering of small bites, 25 + wines by the glass, local craft beer, and our signature cocktail list. Check out our new Happy Hour for $6.95 menu Monday-Thursday 5-7 pm.

Private Dining has never been so personal! Our Sales and Catering Manager will help to create an event for you and your guests that is unforgettable! Contact us for your next business or social event!
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295 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
(295 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 295 reviews
5 stars
(152)
4 stars
(108)
3 stars
(25)
2 stars
(8)
1 star
(2)
Food 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Service 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Ambiance 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Noise Level
2 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • special occasion(129)
  • fit for foodies(121)
  • good for groups(96)
  • romantic(81)
  • hot spot(63)
  • great for outdoor dining(39)
Bolt Bistro & Bar Reviews List
Review 1 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/12/2016
 2011
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2011
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Review 2 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/12/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2014
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Review 3 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2005
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Review 4 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2006
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2006
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 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2006
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list
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Review 5 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
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 2/05/2016
 2012
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
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Review 7 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
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
 2011
Special Features: hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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Review 8 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 5/10/2015
 2010
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2010
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Review 9 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
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Review 10 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Bolt and Restaurant Week

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
"We made sure to include Bolt Bistro in our Restaurant Week plans and the filet mignon they served was the best my lady friend and I can ever remember eating! Cooked superbly and accompanied by well-selected sides, salad and melt-in-your mouth flourless chocolate pie. A memorable dining experience - definitely on our 'return' list!"
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 12 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2009
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
 2009
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 13 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Can't Miss It - Insanely Good!

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Absolutely amazing food! Loved everything about this meal and seriously find myself thinking about it and wishing it was working it's way down my gullet again. Don't miss it - this place is extremely delicious!"
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 14 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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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: hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 15 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2016
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 1/29/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, late-night find
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Review 16 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Go for the Food, Stay for the Staff

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
"I am a fan of Bolt. Every time I've visited, the food has been incredible and the staff is always warm and accommodating. The manager took special interest in making sure our table was satisfied with our meal after my friend told the waiter he didn't particularly like what he had ordered and wished to switch dishes if he could. (It was Restaurant Week, and an opportunity to try new things, both for the chefs and the patrons) . The waiter and manager couldn't have been more awesome. They brought us more bread. They checked on us repeatedly and regaled us with funny stories until the new dish was delivered. It was a great evening. Give them a try if you haven't already. You won't be sorry."
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 17 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2013
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Review 18 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/27/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Food and service were great."
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2009
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Review 19 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2014
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
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 20 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Very disappointing dinner. Went for restaurant week based on the menu posted online. Both the app and the dessert I wanted and used to choose restaurants were not on the menu. When questioned they said there were "problems."
The filet my wife ordered was medium, not medium rare. Everything was just mediocre, unlike Garland and Faire earlier in the week which were both excellent.
This is the value of RW. It gives us a chance to sample restaurants with minimal risk. At least it cost us less then a $100 to learn not to return."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2005
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Review 21 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food was fabulous and the service was outstanding!"
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2009
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Review 22 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2008
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Review 23 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/25/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2016
Special Features: notable wine list, late-night find
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Review 24 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
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
"Great service, Great atmosphere, Great place to enjoy great food with your friends and family"
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2010
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Review 25 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2013
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 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2013
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Review 26 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 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 1/16/2016
 2008
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/16/2016
 2011
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Review 28 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Service Every time!

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
"We had a great dinner and enjoyed the outstanding service!"
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 29 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/13/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2011
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 1/13/2016
 2011
Special Features: hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/01/2016
 2012
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Review 31 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Bolt is a palce of note!

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
"Bolt is the type of restaurant you don't quickly forget. The fare is prepared by chefs and trained cooks and is not what you expect. Normally chef prepared meals are lacking in quantity. Not at Bolt! The quality is still outstanding and you will not leave hungry!! The tastes are complimentary in the menu suggestions, yet you have the option to substitute should you not care for a certain food. The service has been top-notch everytime I've been. I urge you to try it for yourself."
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 32 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Dined on 1/02/2016
 2009
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Review 33 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/02/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 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 1/02/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Great food, if you can get service

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We had reservations at 6:30 pm and we were seated promptly. No issues there. The issues started when we found out that the bartender would be the only person to talk to us. He claimed that he was only getting our drink orders and that a waitress/server would be over shortly, but after 20 minutes of waiting, he became our "waiter"; of course, we saw plenty of waiters and waitresses running around helping other tables directly next to us. Obviously, he wasn't very good at this because it's not part of his job, so we had to constantly flag him down and even then things took much longer than they really should have. In total, we spent 2 hours in a restaurant with great food but horrible service when it would normally have been a 1 hour experience."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2014
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 35 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

NYE2015

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
"Went here for New Years Eve and had an excellent time. Despite the bustle of the evening we never felt rushed, the food was excellent, and prices were appropriate. I will be returning for their martini happy hours as well"
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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Review 36 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

NYE Dinner at Bolt Bistro 2016

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"The New Year's Eve dinner at Bolt Bistro was excellent. At $65 pre-fixe for 3 courses, it was a bit pricey, but within the range of other similar restaurants. I had the lobster bisque, the filet mignon with potatoes au gratin, and the flourless chocolate torte. I really wasn't able to eat all of the food, but everything was delicious. Service was impeccable, ever-present and friendly. The lighting was dimmed and though there was some background noise, it didn't really get over a mumble. I will definitely be returning here for some special occasion in the future!"
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 37 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
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 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
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Review 38 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 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 12/31/2015
 2006
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 39 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
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 12/31/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 40 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Steak undercooked

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"We ate at Bolt on New Years Eve. The restaurant featured a fixed menu which we did not find out until after making the reservation. Service was very attentive. The cuts of meat were very nice but they were improperly cooked. I ordered the filet medium well but came out medium rare. Much too red for my taste. My wife ordered her New York strip medium and half came out medium rare and the other half medium. We eventually switched steaks but the filet was still much to rare for her taste. For a restaurant known for steak (told to us by a friend of an owner) they really messed up two nice cuts of meat."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
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Review 41 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
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
Quiet
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Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2007
Special Features: hot spot, fit for foodies
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Review 42 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/19/2015
 2008
Dined on 11/19/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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Quiet
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Dined on 11/19/2015
 2008
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Review 43 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2008
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Review 44 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/24/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2015
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
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2015
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Review 45 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
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
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2008
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Review 46 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

The Food and Service were Perfection

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"It is rare that we leave any restaurant and say that , Wow, our dinner was absolutely perfect! We consider ourselves "foodies" and really enjoy the Raleigh restaurant scene. There were 4 of us at Bolt this evening and everyone was thrilled with their entrees. Our server was 100% vested in making our evening perfect ( believe his name was Jason) and from the start all of his recommendations were right on! The Diver Scallops,the Filet, the salmon and the pork chop were amazing. We ate every morsel of our appetizers which included the crab cakes. Bolt presented a good wine menu with affordable selections and they also made perfect martini's. The service we received was a perfect 10 and made the night very enjoyable for all. We are all looking forward to a return visit."
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2011
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/22/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2010
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion
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Review 48 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2012
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Review 49 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/19/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2015
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
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 50 for Bolt Bistro & Bar
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 12/19/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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