Bistro 7
Bistro 7

Bistro 7

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bistro7reno.com/
  • Phone: (775) 851-9463
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: M-F 11:30am-3:00pm
    Happy Hour: M-F 3:00pm-6:30pm
    Dinner: M-Sa 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Michael Woodall
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Private space for up to 50 people. Semi-private space for up to 25 and entire restaurant rental available for up to 150 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Erin 7758519463x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Neil & Longley
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Plenty of parking.
A word from Bistro 7
Modern American fare with something for every palate served in a sleek, hip space with a casual, yet sophisticated atmosphere. Innovative cocktails, stellar wine list, fresh, seasonal delicious food. Open for lunch, happy hour and dinner.
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Bistro 7 reviews from OpenTable diners
17 reviews since July 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (9)romantic (8)special occasion (8)notable wine list (7)neighborhood gem (7)good for groups (4)vibrant bar scene (4)great for outdoor dining (2)late-night find (2)hot spot (1)great for brunch (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Cord
    CordVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Great non casino restaurant.. Excellent selection of food and drinks
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Possibly worth a 2nd try… for lunch
    yummy
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Went for Reno Bites - I didn't know a ribeye could be cut sooooo thin. The 3 courses came served with a cold ice cream dessert which could have been good if you like eating whole frozen chocolate chips … at their prices the chocolate should have been shaved or bet yet melted and drizzled on top. It was advertised with a wine pairing…the wine came at least 15 minutes AFTER the food. Service was not the best, the place was empty, no excuse. If they are going to make a special meal for Reno Bites then make it special and not a stingy version of a what could have been a nice meal. We had a full table and all walked away saying it was "just ok", it may have potential. Would try it again for lunch MAYBE, but not dinner. Regular menu is pricey.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thunder
    Thunder
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Good food, service, very friendly staff. Enjoyable time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    It was a good time everybody was politeand nice. service was good in on timewould definitely recommend that restaurant again
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good food, clueless service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food is quite good. It's been a while since we've been here. We hesitated to come back bacuase of poor service but decided to try it again. They didn't clear of appetizer plate until after our dinners arrived. The waiter stood there as we had to clear our our plates so she could serve our dinners. She was very hesitant - most likely very new to her job. They clearly need to train their staff better, Probably won't be back again for a long while.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food was good and the service was great. The ambiance was amazing and the place was clean.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for dinner
    jimbo
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This was our first visit to Bistro 7. We figured it would be good, based on other reviews, and we were not disappointed. The menu has many yummy-sounding offerings, But since we don't eat much, we opted for an appetizer and a pizza to share. They were both wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bistro 7 always wonderful!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We frequent Bistro 7 often and are never disappointed. The food is always spectacular and presentation amazing. We recently took out of town guests and they could not stop raving about what a wonderful dinner experience we had. Cocktails and happy hour are also great. We love Bistro 7!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 9 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 47 reviews are from the Bistro 7 reviews archive.
  • LuLu
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    Christine our server was FABULOUS. Disappointment major knowing you are getting rid of the Lotus Chips. Love those!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pleasant night out
    recluvsfood
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    We wanted to show an out of town guest that great dining could be found out of a casino and Bistro 7 did not disappoint! Steak was seasoned and grilled to perfection, fish & scallops were tender and succulent. The pairing of the side dishes with each main protien was spot on. The tomato brie soup was so delicious that our guest had it to go for the next moring! We shared the dining space with several couples, and 2 large groups. The service was attentive to both sizes of groups handling orders and refills wilth aplomb. I had a wonderful night out!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jury is still out
    wst8sVIP
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Had some good lunches here, but first dinner was so so. Service in the bar was very slow and it was not busy. And not sure what the deal is with the surf and turf tempura roll, but too much cream cheese and not enought lobster, fllet and avocado. Tasted like fried cream cheese. Well still try again to see if this was just a bad night. Love the cookies though and they have a nice wine list for a Reno restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Small dinner meeting.
    LuckySue
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Bistro 7 was a great place to have a small dinner meeting. Not too loud and pleasant. Good Service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    Mustangbex
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    Bistro 7 is a surprising find in the southern part of Reno where the Chain Restaurant is King and Cheesecake Factories roam the plains. The food is creative but familiar enough to lure and tempt even the most timid of eaters in your group. The wine list is very well curated and prices are not outside what you would expect at a restaurant of this kind. There was a tendency to over-salt some elements- the flat bread particularly- but the beef (our party had sirloin, ribeye, and a burger) was expertly prepared, tender and flavorful. The deep fried green beans were a fun and interesting appetizer.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place, good dinner ...
    Love2dine
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    We went out for a special event. It is a nice, clean place. European style. Very nice, friendly waiters. Meals were delicious. Looooved the Cappuccino (not many places offer such a good cappuccino, only the cups are a little bit too small, cappuccinos are usually served in a bigger cup). I guess it's also a nice place to hang out at the bar. We'll come again....
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Easy dining
    GeekyGal
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    We are three couples who try a different resturant each month. We always get separate checks and we are seniors who love to laugh. Although the food was just ok, we enjoyed our table location and our server Donald. I don't think any of us had a dish we would rave about but we did have fun.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasantly surprised!
    Btenny
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    I had been to Bistro 7's awesome bar for happy hour wine & appetizers, but never for dinner. We took a friend there for her 50th birthday dinner and the four of were very pleased with the whole experience. It's definitely not for people dining on a budget, but it was an all-around good dinner and we will go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    We came on this restaurant last New Year's Eve and it is truly a find the dishes offered are unique food presentation is excellent as is service the butternut squash ravioli are some of the best I have had the desserts are also excellent ,
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, notable wine list, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Although the atmosphere is
    FoodTravelerVIP
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    Although the atmosphere is a little harsh. The food and the service more than make up for it. The short ribs in particular were a hit - perfectly done and accompanied by a fresh squash ravioli and fried egg. Albuquerque combination that came together perfectly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Neighborhood Gem
    ogcricketVIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We made reservations for Valentines day but found out we were going to be late. We called to let them know; they were so accommodating. Prefixe dinner was done so right -- excellent presentation, wonderful flavors, generous portions and great price! Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great!
    EricL
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We went Valentines day and got the prix fixe menu. Probably the busiest night of a restaurant's year. The food and service were exceptional, and in spite of being at capacity it was quiet enough for easy conversation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good wine...good times!
    panicfanatic73
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Been to Bistro 7 many times. Never had a bad experience. Special Valentine's menu was yummy...would've been nice with wine pairings for the price though.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyed our first visit to
    randr
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Enjoyed our first visit to Bistro 7. Nice modern feel to it and the food had some non-traditional aspects to it if you wanted it but also traditional as well. Service was good - I am a bit spoiled in my expectation to have more wait-staff but our waiter and bus boy hustled around and were very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My wife and I really enjoy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    My wife and I really enjoy Bistro 7 and the service is very good - however, during the Valentine evening celebration my wife and I both felt rushed through dinner and our entrée's were not hot. Also a server person should never remove ones plate until all at the table are done with their meal as this makes the person still eating uncomfortable!! Lastly I do not believe a prep station for the servers should be openly visible to those dining as this is a major distraction from the relaxing evening I would like to end on a very positive - the Bistro 7 is a fine dining place and is always very clean and all of the persons working there are very courteous and pleasant - my wife and I will return many times in the future. Thanks
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The neon sign outside drew
    NickVIP
    Dined on 1/28/2014
    The neon sign outside drew my attention: eat here now. I was impressed with the interior, the menu, and the greeting from the hostess. The food was fantastic. Great wine and port selections. Tess was the best server/bartender I think I have ever had. She made this dinner event for me.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I eat here every time I'm in Reno
    TMcM
    Dined on 1/28/2014
    This wasn't the first time I've eaten at Bistro7 and it won't be the last. I try to eat here whenever I come in from the Bay Area. This time was a business dinner and my clients and I were impressed with everything from the service to the wine list to the food. I had the scallops special on risotto and it was great. We also had a filet and one of my guests said the sea bass was the best he's ever had. B7 has never disappointed me. And the fried green beans are awesome,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food & Cocktails
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    It's rare that I see a menu in which I want to try everything on the menu. But Bistro 7 is one of those rare restaurants. They take the regulars - meatloaf, short ribs, salmon - and go the extra mile. The meatloaf has Italian sausage. The salmon is cooked on a cedar plank. The short ribs come with a fried egg (stick with me on this one - it added an incredible layer of flavor). My companions ordered each of the mentioned dishes, which were cooked to perfection. I'll be back for Happy Hour and their great cocktail selection. Overall, I'm looking forward to many dining experiences at Bistro 7. My husband and I recently moved to Reno from the east coast, and Bistro 7 is every bit as a good as places we've been to in New York and DC.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wine, Wine, Wine
    Opuslove
    Dined on 1/22/2014
    This was our third trip to Bistro 7 in the past year. I'm not sure why we don't go more often. Expeience was wonderful from service to food. Their Salmon cooked in brick oven I highly recommend. I would have to say that they have one of the best wine lists in Reno especially if you enjoy wines from California and the Northwest.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pleasantly Surprised-Wow!!
    yummy
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    My husband and I were in town on business staying at the Marriott. They referred us to Bistro 7,how convenient, we could walk there! Surprised when we walked in, cool, sophisticated yet unpretentious. Had a martini at the bar, enjoyed talking to the bartender who proceeded to tell us all about his favorite wines on their very impressive wine list. He suggested we try The Prisoner, now one of my new favorites. I had the Sea Bass which was great, but my husband had the short ribs with the egg on top which was to die for. A must to try if you get to Bistro 7-Our server was good too-friendly and impressed again by how knowledgeable she was on the menu. We are in town for a few more days and look forward to being able to try this place again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasantly surprised in South Reno!
    TrueReview
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    What a great spot. Cool atmosphere, very diverse menu. I had a hard time deciding, so many things sounded good. Shared a margherita pizza to start, wow, the best thin crust in town! Great beet salad, two color beets, arugula, feta, fabulous caraway dressing! Friend had a grilled caesar - clearly homemade caesar, really tasty! Basil pesto salmon for dinner - yummy. Reno ribeye for friend, lots of flavor. Split hava java mudpie for dessert. So good! Ended up going by the glass for my wine, so many great ones to choose from I had to try a few different ones. Friend started with their signature lemon-basil martini which was super refreshing! This place looks like it would be expensive, San Fran feel inside, but really reasonable. Great value!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just right!
    ProdinerVIP
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    Bistro7 is just right. Not too fancy, but stylish enough. Not too expensive, but great menu choices. The service was very friendly and food well prepared with interesting combinations and ingredients. A place you'd expect in LA or SF, so a great find for Reno. A wonderful casual or business lunch spot. I will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New Years
    Leroy
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    I would probably try the regular menu and not on a holiday, the menu had a great variety but to expensive for what you got. The prime rib I asked for was not good. I asked for a end cut and well done but NOT. The waitress told us to hold on to our silverware because they were going to get busy............It did not fill up as long as we were there....atmosphere was delightful though. We will give it one more try
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • poor service
    FranVIP
    Dined on 11/23/2013
    We've had dinner here before with better service. Our waiter used to be the water service person. He wasn't knowledgeable of the specials (read them & mispronounced one), bought the wine before the cocktails, took away the breadsticks before our dinner arrived. However the food was good, salmon covered with pesto, and fried chicken.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Intersting Menu -Slow Service
    SeekingGoodRenoDining
    Dined on 11/20/2013
    Would have been enjoyable dinner if the service was not so slow and un-responsive.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/19/2013
    We had a large party and our food was amazing and the service was outstanding. So glad we chose Bistro 7
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Reno gem
    777bob
    Dined on 10/1/2013
    Gray ambiance, great food. The lobster roll is the bomb. Although stuck in a strip mall, the restaurant is really nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great menu/ Great service
    4EVERL8
    Dined on 9/20/2013
    You can get anything from a unique small plate to wood fired pizza to updated and innovative entrees. Really enjoy the complimentary pizza bread sticks served while you're waiting for your food. Our server (Melissa) was friendly, knowledgeable and always smiling. Would definitely request her next time. The caraway Viniagrette on the beet salad was out of this world.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Pizza
    Retiree2795
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    This is the second time we had dinner at Bistro 7 in the past three months. Each time we had a salad and pizza. I had their Scampi Pizza and my wife had their Vegi Pizza. Both were excellent. Very thin crust and flavorful toppings. The Scampi had numerous pieces of sauteed of shrimp and a cheese topping. It was excellent but may be too rich for some people. The Vegi pizza had a nice range of vegetables including artichokes, mushrooms, egg plant and zucchini. I would say one of the nicest vegi pizzas in town. Service was polite and prompt.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This may be the best I have
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/10/2013
    This may be the best I have had since i began visiting Reno
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Group of us had dinner at
    Foodie77898
    Dined on 8/3/2013
    Group of us had dinner at Bistro 7. Everyone loved their food - appetizers were especially tasty! Our waiter was fantastic; very friendly, knowledgable and efficient.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday lunch was a success!
    Sharon
    Dined on 7/29/2013
    Everything tasted very fresh and the homemade tomatoe brie soup was absolutely delicious and perfectly seasoned. Everyone enjoyed their dining experience. Service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic