About Bistro Vendome
Bistro Vendome, designed to evoke the look and feel of a long-established, family-owned bistro plucked from a Parisian street corner, features a carefully crafted menu that contains a wealth of French flavors served in a comfortable and charming environment. Brought to you by the owners of nearby Rioja, Bistro Vendome is based a foundation of classical French with a lighter and more contemporary influence. This heartwarming bistro fare pairs well with the full service bar with more than 65 selections of French wine representing all regions of France. Every detail of the food, service and atmosphere guarantees a unique and authentic French dining experience.
Hours of Operation:
Brunch Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am-2:00pm Dinner Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm-10:00pm Dinner Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm-11:00pm Dinner Sunday: 5:00pm-9:00pm
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Private parties from 12-60 guests Perfect for weddings and receptions. State-of-the-art audiovisual including projector, monitor, screens
Bistro Vendome Ratings and Reviews
We had theater tickets, which we mention ...
We had theater tickets, which we mentioned when we sat down. Our appetizers came out quickly but we were then forgotten until about 30 minutes before our show was to begin. After repeated questions about where our dinner were, they were brought out to us cold and clearly after sitting on the counter for awhile. The food did not taste good, one entree was sent back and what we could eat had to be shoveled down in 10 minutes due to our impending show. A very disappointing evening and I will pick many, many, many other places before I come back to Bistro Vendome.
Bistro Vendome did not disappoint. The ...
Bistro Vendome did not disappoint. The staff were friendly, attentive and helpful with both wine and food suggestions. Our meal was outstanding. Portion size was just right. We were celebrating my fiancées birthday and our waiter comped the dessert. I would highly recommend.
We were taking our niece to a the ball ...
We were taking our niece to a the ballet for her birthday and thought brunch before would be nice. I made a reservation weeks in advance for an hour and a half before the show thinking that would be plenty of time, as we had done this before and it was perfect. We arrived 10 minutes early and were told to wait until our reservation time as our table wasn't ready. We checked in again at our reservation time and were told it would be a few minutes. 20 minutes later we were seated. They did what they could to expedite our visit, however that wasn't what we were looking for, we wanted a relaxing time to visit with our niece. The last time we were there we really enjoyed the entire experience, service, food and atmosphere. This time it felt rushed, it was not nearly as enjoyable. I understand things happen but I feel like it should be realized that many people are on a time schedule as they are located in the theater area. They should not overcommit and make more of an effort to timely honor reservations. It was disappointing which is unfortunate as we really looked forward to a lovely experience, similar to the last time we were there. We are less in a hurry to return after this experience.
Disappointed that my double confirmed re ...
Disappointed that my double confirmed reservation could not be honored when I arrived at the restaurant. I could not be seated for 30 minutes after my reservation time -- a problem because I had a theater performance to get to that was timed to my original reservation.
Wait-staff told me it was a slow night elsewhere in Larimer Square, suggesting I should seek a table at another restaurant. Thanks for really wanting my business. :-(
Too long since I last visited! I forgot ...
Too long since I last visited! I forgot what an absolute pleasure Bistro Vendome is. From the moment you enter the courtyard, the ambience is perfectly French. And the food to match. My guest said she always chooses the Steak Frites while I tried the quail. Everything was delicious. I won't let so much time pass before enjoying the Vendome experience again.
I've always had great meals at Bistro Ve ...
I've always had great meals at Bistro Vendome and this was no exception. Everything from the appetizer to dessert was delicious. Service and atmosphere are also great. If the weather is nice, take the opportunity to sit outside in the courtyard.
I've eaten here several times over the y ...
I've eaten here several times over the year and the food is always really good, as is the service. Its a very romantic setting, and their patio is one of the nicest in Denver. I've been for dinner and for brunch and both are very good.
We joined you for dinner before a show ...
We joined you for dinner before a show at the Buell. Our waiter, I believe it was Adam, was wonderful, so attentive and engaging. He had a very good knowledge of French wines, which we are exploring and he didn't steer us wrong. The wine was beautiful. I had the chicken with a cassoulet and my husband had the trout, which we have both had before and loved! The chicken was done beautifully and the cassoulet had an amazing taste but for me was pretty salty, I tend to like my food more bland. Overall, it was a delicious dinner with a wonderful atmosphere! We have reservations for New Years Eve in anther restaurant but will be changing them to come and visit you again! By the way, we love Robert, Beth and Mary Beth at Element and have been working with them on our home design for a few years. We love coming to Larimer Square!
We value the ability to make a reservati ...
We value the ability to make a reservations for Sunday brunch, because Denver's brunch scene can involve waiting in line for long periods. Bistro Vendome fit the bill that way, and was very pleasant for a leisurely meal for three adults. The indoor space is a bit cramped, so there was the minor annoyance of traffic passing very close to both sides of our table in the center of the room. But the food was fabulous and the service was just attentive enough, which is a good thing.
Love this restaurant that has retained i ...
Love this restaurant that has retained it's authenticity and vibe for years and years. Always fresh good food, lovely period rooms, good waiters. Wish the patio was more user friendly, but that little allee channels wind!
Exceptional food and service! (Our meal ...
Exceptional food and service! (Our meal here NEVER disappoints.)
We had Adam as a server and he was PHENOMENAL. We were going to a play at the DCPA at 7:30 (a 5-10 minute walk at most) and arrived at 6pm and even though there were a lot of large groups there Adam did his best to get us our food out on time. The Bouillabaisse I ordered was amazing and had halibut,shrimp, clams and mussels in it, as well as the MOST delicious broth! My husband had the gnocchi and it was great too! YUM! Next time we'll plan the time a bit better so we can have dessert! :)
We've had many good experiences at Bistr ...
We've had many good experiences at Bistro Vendome, but this was not one of them. Doubly disappointing since we took international guests, one of whom had a birthday that day. The birthday was never acknowledged, although this was mentioned in the reservation request. The breakdown of their wine fridge that day was very poorly handled. Had we been told of the problem we could have made different choices instead of waiting ages for our white wine, which was then served warm. They did comp us a charcuterie board, but again there was no communication. As I don't eat pork - 2 of the 3 items on the board - this was again disappointing. The server admitted she was new, but besides her very obvious inexperience (which was not compensated for by a general lack of enthusiasm), my sense is that there was very little management that night.
We came early in the evening because we ...
We came early in the evening because we had our one-year-old with us. The staff were delightfully helpful. They had a high chair ready. The service was excellent the food delicious. I had been hoping for the quintessential Gallic meal (onion soup, steak frites, glass of Cahors and a cognac) to remind us of our time in France and Bistro Vendome did not disappoint.
Excellent place for dinner and good wine ...
Excellent place for dinner and good wine! Appetizers are amazing, so be sure to come hungry! The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable when making a wine or food selection. Definitely one of the best restaurants in downtown Denver!
Very disappointing. Pricey but mediocre ...
Very disappointing. Pricey but mediocre cocktails. Forgettable food. Service was perfunctory, what you would expect from a chain restaurant, not fine dining. We went to celebrate the birthday of an out of town guest & felt embarrassed to have brought her there.
We sat outside in a lovely courtyard, wh ...
We sat outside in a lovely courtyard, which has space heaters should the weather turn cold. The atmosphere inside was somewhat lively, and there is a beautiful (but small, in terms of seating capacity) bar. The food was excellent, as was the service, and the pricing was reasonable. The wine list was not extensive but had enough selections to go with any of the available dishes. I do not live in Denver but get to the city regularly. This has now become my favorite restaurant in the city.
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