Bistro N - Nordstrom Boca Raton Town Center
Bistro N - Nordstrom Boca Raton Town Center

Bistro N - Nordstrom Boca Raton Town Center

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://shop.nordstrom.com/st/nordstrom-town-center-at-boca-raton
  • Phone: (561) 620-3286
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday: 11:30- 6:00 p.m.
    Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
    Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m- 9:00 p.m.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Elijah Durham
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Located On The Second Floor Inside NORDSTROM
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet avaliable
A word from Bistro N - Nordstrom Boca Raton Town Center
Bistro N is a stylish, yet comfortable restaurant featuring a contemporary American interpretation of classic bistro cuisine. The exhibition kitchen provides a stage for chefs to prepare uniquely designed dishes creating an energetic environment. Perfect for a sophisticated evening on the town, dinner between shopping and a movie or a quick family meal, Bistro N can meet all of your dining needs. A step above your typical dining expectation, the wait staff is knowledgeable with a passion for attentive service. Start your experience with signature asparagus tempura followed by traditional chicken pommes frites, filet bordelaise or jumbo lump crab cake. Top off your meal with house made desserts including white chocolate bread pudding. The menu is complimented by a well-chosen selection of hand-crafted cocktails and wines, many available by the glass, that pair well with the menu. Bistro N looks forward to serving you soon.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Bistro N - Nordstrom Boca Raton Town Center reviews from OpenTable diners
37 reviews since July 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for lunch (31)fit for foodies (19)good for groups (13)neighborhood gem (11)great for brunch (8)special occasion (8)kid-friendly (7)romantic (6)hot spot (3)notable wine list (2)late-night find (2)great for outdoor dining (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Great while shopping
    WeeklyVIP
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    My food was delicious. Crab stack always good and short rib lettuce cups superb. Great addition to menu. Service was spotty
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner with mom
    RichVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Took my mom to mall so we ate at Nordstroms. Food is great. Had a good server. However, someone screwed up getting our appetizer of calamari. We did get it after entree was served. It was very good. The server sent us bread pudding to make up for error. It was delish! My prime rib sandwich was very good. I'd go back anytime. The dinning room is very spacious and inviting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Favorite special lunch lace!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Consistently great food, good service and nice wines! Not just any place to eat at the mall. I go specially to eat here!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We enjoyed the Bistro very much and the food was really good. this was our 2nd time and I'm sure we will be back again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and ambiance
    JoeBVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The service and food were fantastic! Didn't feel rushed and it was a nice peaceful dinner experience.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    JoeBVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Our server was Tara and she was fantastic. Knowledgeable about the menu and a great server.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious
    LovetodineVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Outstanding food and lunch prices are good. Possibly expensive for dinner. I always enjoy my lunches here and look forward to them. Shopping afterwards is a bonus!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite local restaurant
    goodfoodonly
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Everything on the menu is delicious , always fresh and creative. Wish they would change up the menu a bit only because we are there so often and have exhausted our options. Also, miss the wine glasses with stems... Overall fabulous, dependable and never too busy
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent all around
    FlaNative
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    The four of us enjoyed our lunch at Nordstrom's. Everything was excellent. Great service, food and prices are reasonable. Will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food & Service
    PetiteChic
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Met a friend for lunch and had great food, ambiance and attentive service. We both had the crab stack which was out of this world and a French press coffee for dessert. This hidden gem is a perfect spot to meet clients or friends for brunch, lunch and even dinner. It offers a nicely elegant atmosphere without being overly stuffy The value and price point are perfect!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Go to Mariposa instead
    TahiaVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Convenient while at Nordstrom but it was bad the first time. Second time it was convenient and bad food again. The prices are very low. The food is bad.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nordstrom at it's best
    YorkieMom
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Wonderful dinner. Great for foodies. Would definitely go back for dinner again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Decor & Service Lack but Food Wins
    giag6VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I was actually surprised that a restaurant in a department store could be this yummy... I would have given it 5 stars but the decor reminds me of a restaurant you would find a hotel lobby and the service isn't the best but based on food alone it gets 4 stars.... I always get the French Dip it is 1 of the best I have ever had, make sure you ask for some horseradish and the garlic aioli mix them together it adds a nice kick...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bobelle
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Enjoyable spot for a group get together. Nice variety of food on the menu. Excellent service and very comfortable setting.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot to meet
    LpstkbizdinerVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Boca Town Center is a midway spot to meet Mom and walk the mall. We always meet at Bistro N for a bite of lunch first. They are very accommodating with her dietary needs. It is a pleasure that sets the tone for the rest of the afternoon!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.7
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 178 reviews are from the Bistro N - Nordstrom Boca Raton Town Center reviews archive.
  • Best salad in town
    KageyVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Love the lime shrimp salad, get it every time. Filled with ladies, and once in a while some men.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent
    prefixxVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Ashley our waitress was wonderful - kind, attentive, courteous, on top of everything. Food was perfectly done and consistent. would always return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I have dined here several times
    Annieversary28
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Once again, I have enjoyed my experience at the Nordstrom Bistro- having lunch with my daughter and mother...We had the shrimp salad and French onion soup and both were excellent choices and met and exceeded our expectations for quality of food. I will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quiet quick bite
    posimp99VIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    always a good place for a quick and easy bite when you don't have anything planned - food is consistent and menu has good choices
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • JoeBVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Food and service were excellent. Did not rush us.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday celebration
    Cynt
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    I took my best friend here for her birthday. She's a lady of class, prestige and a concierge of good food. This was her first time here and I made a home run! She ate like a queen! The food was excellent and affordable with style and class as if you ate at an expensive establishment. The waitress was very attentive and helpful.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant surprise
    foodiegirlVIP
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Great place to stop and eat while shopping at the mall. Menu is creative. Food is delicious. Prices are reasonable. Service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pretty good
    GigiVIP
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Nice place to go after or between your shopping adventures....
    Special Features:
    Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JoeBVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Made reservations thru Open Table for Easter Sunday and received a confirmation. Come to find out when we got there, the place was CLOSED. Do you know how hard it is to find a place to eat on Easter Sunday. Totally ruined Easter Sunday.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome experience at Bistro N
    Boston14
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    Loved it! Great food and the servers are very attentive. Prime rib french dip is very good, french onion soup is tasty and the white chocolate bread pudding is unique and very satisfying. A superb place for lunch get togethers. Very spacious and beautiful dining room with comfortable booths. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but noisy
    SLM39
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    Food and service were outstanding, decor is lovely, would not know you were in a restaurant in a department store. Only complaint: very noisy! Noise level at lunch hour made it difficult to hear one another--we were a group of four in a booth.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • poor service
    JoeBVIP
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    Ordered soup but did not bring it. When sandwich came had to remind server. Also asked for water but did not get it until the bill came.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DELICIOUS - BUT TOOOOO NOISY
    MommaVIP
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    I really love the lunch menu at Bistro N - the food is really good. The servers are very attentive and helpful......BUT... the noise level is almost intolerable. It is difficult to have a conversation with a friend. Nordstrom does everything right, why have they not found a way to keep the noise level at a more conversational manner. There has to be a way to fix the problem. As you come up the escalator, it is quiet. As you approach the restaurant, the noise level becomes very evident. A din takes over and there you are. Too bad!!!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never Disappoints
    LpstkbizdinerVIP
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    I typically meet my mom here for ladies lunch and then we shop. The food is always perfect as is the service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Boca Comfort Food!
    Kidmagnet
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Bistro N is my favorite spot when I need some delicious nurturing. Two dishes always fit the bill. The risotto with grilled shrimp and asparagus and the roasted chicken with pommes frites. For dessert the butterscotch pot de creme tops the meal off perfectly. If you want to really go crazy start with their incredible French onion soup! The service is perfection. You will leave satisfied on every level. A large booth is perfect for business lunch brainstorming sessions too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is excellent, but the
    Leslie
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    Food is excellent, but the place is very noisy. When I made reservation I requested a booth and said it was my birthday. They gave us a booth, but never acknowledged my birthday. We ordered dessert from waitress and said we were splurging for my birthday, no candle, no happy birthday. A little tacky for Nordstrom standards. Warm bread pudding was out of this world amazing! I would go back because the food was that good even though the service wasn't great.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A perfect dinner
    Valdi
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    We go to this place 1 or 2 times per month and its always a pleasure to be there. Service, Food and ambience is outstanding. Super friendly service, all the time......food and wine is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special dinner
    Valdi
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    great service, great food and nice ambience......cant be better. Will return for sure.....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Take it Seriously !
    fussyfoodieVIP
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Even though it's in a department store, this place should be seriously considered a top choice for dining. Service is professional, efficient, and very courteous. The setting is very comfortable. Most importantly, the kitchen is amazing. It could favorably compete with any number of Boca Raton's fancier restaurants. The crab bisque is outstanding. The fish is perfectly prepared. Everything is artistically presented. Seriously fine dining. Even though it's a department store.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Server disappeared
    BozoVIP
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    Server was pleasant enough but disappeared frequently from the floor for long periods. Others had to be asked for sweetener and the check.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice surprise
    LuvGreatFindsVIP
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    We had a romantic, quiet booth but saw other tables with children. The food was excellent, and the ambiance reminded me of a J. Alexanders or a Seasons 52.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • VERY dissappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Planned a special valentine's night with dinner at 7:15 pm and some shopping in the Boca mall afterwards. . We were rudely handed a d buzzer and told to step aside and come back when the table was ready. We were finally sat at 7:36 pm. , we were told by the waitress as she approached the table for the first time - the kitchen is very backed up - do you know what you want to order? We placed our food and drink orders quickly at at the same time. 25 minutes later the drinks arrived. By 8:42 pm the 2 main entrees had not arrived ( the children's chicken tenders did arrive at 8:24 pm.) . - no shopping due to this deadful delayed experience. We asked to speak with the manager whom never came to the table to discuss.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Don't Go
    foodie1
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We had reservation for valentines day.We arrived on time.Were seateand got our soupabd drinks .So far so good.We place our order and thongs went downhill from there.Afternoon waiting 35minutes we asked our waitress what happened to our order. She said she would check.She came back to advise us that the chef was to busy to talk to her and she did not know when our food would be out.I asked to speak the manager. He advised that our food would be out in 2 minutes.30 minutes later with no food in sits we got up and left.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Mixed feelings
    Boca4FoodiesVIP
    Dined on 2/5/2014
    I love the IDEA of this restaurant. It doesn't seem to have an identity. Located on the 2nd floor of Nordstrom's in Boca, you need to go by women's lingerie, dresses, bathing suits. To me that makes it a department store restaurant; however dishes and costs reflect that of fine dining. The food is very good, but I have a problem choosing a grouper special at dinner here for $35! Two people sharing a salad, two entrees and one dessert, plus coffee, some wine, tax, tip and you're WELL over $120. I don't mind paying that, but in a department store? The service is OK, but a good restaurant the server should take the leftovers and return them ready to go, rather than handing you a box. I like the place, I'm just now sure what it is!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a pleasure
    genieoftravelVIP
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    We keep returning to Bistro N because we can enjoy a lovely meal with great service and IT IS quiet enough and refined enough so that we can have a conversation and linger with friends. We have dined at the "fanciest IN spots" and although the food might be superb, the noise level is jarring and the frenetic pace of the waitstaff is upsetting, spoiling the excellent food and giving me a headache.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.