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Bistro 109
Bistro 109

Bistro 109 Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bistro109.com
  • Phone: (865) 453-8899
  • Hours of Operation: Open 7 days a week from 11 to atleast 9pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Bistro 109 Catering has provides the very best in catering and event planning services for private and corporate clients in the Area for almost 30 years. Each and every employee at Bistro 109 is dedicated to excellence in the products served and the services provided. Bistro 109 uses only the freshest and highest quality ingredients and actively supports local growers and producers that engage in organic and sustainable agricultural practices. Bistro 109 is committed to making each event unique and the best our clients and their guests have ever attended.
  • Private Party Facilities: Bistro 109 is proud to offer our guests a classy elegant alternative to a banquet hall or conference room. For whatever reason, business or pleasure...brunch, lunch or dinner...Bistro 109 private dining will leave a lasting impression. Whether it is for your closest friends or esteemed colleagues, rest assured your private dining experience will be something they will leave a lasting impression for years to come.
  • Private Party Contact: Dustin Manning (865) 453-8899
  • Entertainment: Live Music and Entertainment at Bistro 109 features an array of live entertainment. It is perfect for fantastic upbeat music, lively conversation and meeting people. Expect a memorable night and an atmosphere that pleases any crowd. Enjoy a laugh at one of Sevierville’s most popular Restaurant.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Forks of The River Parkway/ Dolly Parton Parkway
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street park and mulit parking areas around the resturant
A word from Bistro 109
It is my desire that you delight in the Atmosphere, while enjoining the fresh food we prepare for you. From the time you enter off the streets of downtown, into the historical building, to the time you leave, I want you to relax, forget life’s troubles and worries; let your mind feel at ease. Truly take in and bask in the sights, sounds, scents, tastes and textures throughout. We at Bistro 109 uses only the freshest and highest quality ingredients and actively supports local growers and producers that engage in organic and sustainable agricultural practices. Bistro 109 is committed to making each dining experience unique and the best for you our guests. So please enjoy and drift away even for just one moment.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "We just moved to the area and wanted a nice dinner at a non-chain restaurant. The staff, food, and piano entertainment were fantastic!"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "The food was outstanding, the ambience quiet and intimate, and the staff couldn't have been more friendly. Can't wait for Bistro 109 in Maryville!"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "This is a hidden gem. Great food and ambience not to mention the piano player is a draw as well."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Online reservation was responded to promptly. The service by Zach & Sean was outstanding. Food was excellent."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I ordered the ribeye steak oscar and what I was brought was a flabby unseasoned baked thin steak. I asked the waiter if the steak was supposed to be baked and he said yes... it's different, but that's the way he does it. We'll never go back."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Portions were quite small. The restaurant was empty. Their chairs are worn out, so you sink into a hole. NONE of the 6 of us would return."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We had searched online and this establishment appeared to be a good choice. The restaurant was almost vacant, at 7:00pm on a Saturday night in Sevierville, TN. That should have been our first clue. The dinner rolls were of the brown and serve variety, with a bitter olive oil and pesto dipping sauce. This was the best course of the evening. We ordered "Fresh" crab stuffed Trout and I ordered Lamb Chops. The "Fresh Trout arrived, preceded by a very pronounced foul fishy odor that literally permeated the area. It was sent back. The lamb was tough but edible with little flavor. The wait staff tried their best. This was by far the worst meal we have ever had in this resort area and we've been here many times."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "If you are visiting the area, you have to make time to eat here. The food is simply wonderful and the staff is extremely friendly and attentive. This will be a regular stop on our vacation from now on."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Generally, we have found the food in Sevierville to be focused on quantity, not quality. So glad we found Bistro 109. Excellent gourmet dining at reasonable prices. We emjoyed every aspect of our meal. Pear and apple salad with blue cheese and balsamic dressing even had my teenagers stealing bites. Favorite entree was the caramel pecan chicken. I avoided it because it was breaded and fried but it was absolutely delicious. Also enjoyed the scallops with blueberry reduction and the citrus chicken. We were too full to try desserts. Portions were generous. Also enjoyed the piano man. Nice bar area too. Service good too despite reviews I read online. Please give this place a try!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I've been in the Sevierville area for years & never knew Bistro 109 existed. We spotted it the other day & decided to go for a date night. The food was very good, as was the service & the atmosphere. I love to cook, so I'm fairly critical of a new dining experience. This was a great experience."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "It was an amazing experience and the service was incredible. There was love piano music playing and everyone was very attentive to our needs. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Our dinner and time spent with friends was very good. The atmosphere was charming. This night they had a very capable piano player churning out a mix of tunes from the Beatles to Hymns. The food was good with a generous selection (and portion) on the menu. My only negative comment was that their dessert selection was somewhat limited. It would have been nice to have some pies and additional options. Overall I would definitely recommend it to anyone traveling around Sevierville. Far above any chain restaurants offering. Easy to find as well, just point your car in the direction of the Court House. Give it a try and if you are in luck the piano will be sounding out some tunes to add to your dining experience."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "In a sea of fast food and fried food, I was excited to find this restaurant while visiting relatives in the area. The menu had plenty of options, including vegetarian and gluten free, which two of our party were. Food was very good, and it was nice that there were small and large portion sizes for several of the dishes offered on the menu. There was a piano player the night we dined at the restaurant, and it made for a very pleasant experience. Best food I had while in the Gatlinburg area, and I would definitely go again."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "My friends and I has an amazing experience at Bistro 109. The food was soooo good. Everyone really enjoyed their selection! Strongly recommend others to try this place!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "From the atmosphere, to the service, to the food (even dessert!) was wonderful! My fiance and I just recently ate their on a getaway to Gatlinburg, and although it was about 20 minutes out, it was AMAZING! I would say it is a must if you are in the area!"
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "This is one of the Best restaurants we've found on our many trips to Gatlinburg. We had fabulous food great service and there was live piano to set the mood. They also offer half size plates at great prices so there is something for everyone."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Bad quality ingredients and very poor preparation of the food. Creative menu that looked like a great place to try when in town for vacation, but everything we tried was very badly prepared. Most of the food was over seasoned, so any real food flavor was drowned out. The rib-eye was paper thin and over cooked, and the scallops and calamari were bland and rubbery. The bread that was brought to the table about 20 minutes after being seated was cold and stale as well. The service matched the food as well. We got our first drinks and the food came on time, but were left waiting 20+ minutes on refills as we sat with empty glasses. For a city lacking in local restaurants, this one misses the spot badly."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "This place is quiet and cozy, romantic with a piano played in the background. Service was good, no problems there. The food, however, was lacking. I ordered Sun Dried Tomato Pasta and it was very bland. The noodles were over cooked, the sauce had no flavor and the pesto was not pesto. My partner ordered Cubed Steak and it was worse. I didn't try it but she said it was horrible..no flavor, the mushroom gravy was clumpy. I did try the mashed potatoes and they were dry and flavorless...just like everything else. I kept feeling like I was on an episode of Restaurant Impossible...the before tasting.."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We loved the romantic music playing in the background and the diningroom was elegantly set. The menu choices were quite interesting and all sounded tasty. I had lobster ravioli with asparagus and my husband had ribeye steak which was all very good. We will definitely go back to try other appetizers and entrees! The desert was out of this world! We found the price to be very good for the quality of the food, service and atmosphere. Bistro 109 is a definitely, new favorite, place to go eat!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We used OpenTable to find a place while visiting Pigeon Forge. What a great surprise!!!! There was a live piano player, bar and very nice romantic fit for a Valentine dinning area. I really looked like a hero to my date/wife. Thanks for such a great gem and a find I'll be visiting again."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "It was a basic restaurant to eat at. They were out of soda products, because machine wasn't working. The food was simple but good. The service was slow but overall I liked the atmosphere of the piano player on Valentine's Day. I would try it again."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We had a wonderful dinner at 6:00. We were seated immediately and our drink order taken quickly. Our spinach dip with homemade chips appetizer was tasty. My husbands ribeye was cooked to perfection and he enjoyed the cheese grits and asparagus with it. I had the Maple-glazed duck and it was very good with the herbed couscous. We split a tiramisu served in a wineglass that was wonderful. The music and decor made for a very romantic evening. My only issue was that it was a little noisy around the bar where we were seated. I would ask to be seated further back into the restaurant next time I think. Overall we were very pleased and will be back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great food. Great atmosphere. Great service. Reasonable prices. Will return."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Upscale establishment, delicious food, affordable prices, and great service. We absolutely love coming! !"
    Dined on 1/13/2014
  • "We had to change our plans from dinner to lunch due to the weather change. But the food was great. Crabcake some of the best I have ever had. We even ordered Dinner to go once we tasted how good lunch. They over two size orders which is great for sharing. Enjoy"
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "great music variety.My bonus daughter ate the chicken parmesan(she loved),my hubby ate the scallops(he enjoyed them even though he stepped outside of his box and tried the blueberry sauce that the meal comes with)and I had the portabella mushroom(I would have liked the mushroom a little less done but it was tasty).The adults enjoyed Little Black Dress pinot noir!I was a little critical of some things...I figure for the price of the entrees I have a right to be.The table linen and menu had some stains and while our waiter was nice he was not what I expected at a restaurant like that.We tipped 20% even though he was not mister personality.It was a slow night for them and as a former waitress I know what they earn hourly so I felt for the guy."
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "The atmosphere was great, very elegant, piano bar, dark intimate setting. The food on the other hand was less than desirable. We asked for a few items both they told us ran out. Our entrees were not great, borderline ok, one the pecan chicken breast was listed as their specialty. It was a small piece of chicken fried nugget with maple syrup and a few pecans thrown in. The steak not much better, grayish looking and overlooked. This could be a fantastic place with the right chef, the owner should invest in a god chef if they want this restaurant to stay in business."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "My I've and I had a great dinner for our 13th anniversary. The fried goat cheese with tomato jam was superb! My salad was terrific. Service was good but not too refined. You have to remember that you are just a couple of miles the the traffic, commercialism, and chaos of Piegon Forge. This is a wonderful escape from all that junk. Prices were reasonable too. I will go again! Save room for dessert too."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "Mike's piano music added a lot to the atmosphere Food was very good and reasonably prices Server was attentive and knowledgeable."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Their website says 5 star, don't be fooled. It is probably the best that a smaller town has to offer, but if you are a traveler to the area, beware it isn't the quality of food you would expect. Their menu descriptions sound very nice, but the execution in the meals is lacking. On a positive note, our server was very attentive."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "My family and I visited for a late lunch on Christmas Eve. At this time, the restaurant was empty besides our party of seven. We enjoyed an appetizer, main dish, and dessert. All of our dishes were very flavorful. We will more than likely return on our next visit to the area. Since my husband and I have small children, we do plan to avoid peak times."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "This is a Hidden Gem in the heart of Sevierville. Great food, wine and service!"
    Dined on 11/25/2013
  • "My wife and I went to Seveirville for lunch because we had heard of Bistro109 coming to Maryville. Very nice experience the employees were very friendly and attentive, and the food was super. Will be going to visit them again A++"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "Live piano, subtle lighting creates great ambience. Excellent lamb & veal dishes."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "We were so excited about returning to this restaurant to celebrate my husband's birthday only to be very disappointed. The food and the service were terrible. I hope they can turn things around soon!"
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "So impressed with the great service! This hidden gem had amazing food, while still being reasonably priced. Our server was very attentive and helpful, checking on us often to make sure our experience was perfect. Dessert was awesome. Don't skip it!"
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "The first time in the area on vacation. Not knowing where we were going,was a very surprising find. Don't let the street turn you away. Food was great, service excellant ,ambiance lovely and there was a piano player."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "All for of us agreed, the worst "fine" food we've ever tasted. Won't bore you with details, they need a new chef and management a new attitude on what will permit the restaurant to continue."
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "A lovely hot spot in downtown Sevierville, TN. The food, wine and ambiance were very enjoyable. We will be back!"
    Dined on 10/23/2013