The food was excellent and
The food was excellent and the service was prompt but not intrusive. The place is small and it was full, so it was noisy and hard to have a talk across the table, especially since we were seated in the center and near the bar. Our appetizer was escargot which was presented in a cream sauce with garlic bread. It was very pleasant. I had the pork chop which was nicely presented on a bed of sweet potato puree and blanched vegetables. I thought the meat was a little bit over salted but it was great. My wife's grouper was crisp and flaky and perfectly done. Both our wines were perfect. Overall it was a good way to celebrate my wife's birthday. The cost is significant by not outlandish. With tip it came to just ove $100.
3/14/2013 5:00:00 PM
We go to many different restaurants
We go to many different restaurants to experience the different offerings . . We were there at opening and despite it being empty it took a while for the help too come around, once they did though everything flowed pretty smoothly. The food was delicious. We had a chipotle oyster appetizer which was a new experience and well worth it as they were awesome. I had a fish dish which was cooked perfectly and very well presented . My wife had the rib plate which she thoroughly enjoyed. Our only disappointment was with the bread, like opening a bag of Wonder bread and putting a few slices in a basket. Not cool. I believe the total came out to 80 something dollars including a cpl. beers and IMO well worth it.
8/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Love this place. Only minor
Love this place. Only minor fault..French Onion soup was a little to salty and a little to "thick". We prefer more broth. The salad presentation was marvelous. As stated above, we love this place.
9/28/2013 5:00:00 PM
I invited some friends from Chicago to come out to where I live in Chesterton and go out to lunch to celebrate my birthday. I picked Bistro 157 as I was there a few years ago and had a positive experience. The food was delicious and the service was awesome. Drinks, soup, salad, entree and dessert were very good. We made the mistake however of parking in front of the restaurant and as a result received a $15.00 parking ticket (even though we moved the car after 45 mnutes so as not to violate the 2 hour parking ordinance).
10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Nice place. Cozy...a tad bit
Nice place. Cozy...a tad bit expensive. The dates are delicious!
10/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was great. Only disappointment
Food was great. Only disappointment was the service. It took 40 minutes to get our first drink.
10/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very Good in Valpo
Found Bistro 157 online. Reviews were very accurate. Very good food for reasonable prices. Menu variety is also very good and service was first rate.
11/2/2013 5:00:00 PM
As always 157 provided great service and delicious food
11/14/2013 4:00:00 PM