The staff and food at Bistro 1130 are exceptional. The dim lights and soft music created a very romantic setting. I was very pleased with the Blackened Salmon and my date loved the lamb. I highly recommend Bistro 1130 and will return in the future.
1/1/0001 4:00:00 PM
Everyone's food was quite
Everyone's food was quite good. The only complaint I have is that the flash fried artichokes were more deep fried. Not light and delicate as I presumed. They were very heavy.
3/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
Don't miss the new spring menu!!
First time visiting with the new spring menu changes and they are fantastic. Green lip mussels rockefeller were surprising and not to be missed. Chop board is always a great way to go. Spring risotto has an amazing truffle aromatic that paired wonderfully with the scallops. Service was attentive and wine selections are always a highlight. We'll be back again soon.
3/14/2013 5:00:00 PM
The service is always excellent
The service is always excellent and the food is too. Great atmosphere for dining for Two or with friends.
3/15/2013 5:00:00 PM
Short, focused menu, very
Short, focused menu, very well executed. Service is very good, and feels like a "family" business. We like it.
3/21/2013 5:00:00 PM
A wonderful evening!
The food was excellent and the service perfect! We were well taken care of and never felt rushed.
3/21/2013 5:00:00 PM
We went to Bistro 1130 on
We went to Bistro 1130 on a Tuesday night for our anniversary. The server and hostess were both friendly and knew the menu very well. Loved, loved, loved the scallops I ordered and my hubby enjoyed his fish (can't remember what kind) as well. Dessert and wine were excellent too. I will definitely return, maybe when the weather is warmer so I can sit on the pretty patio.
3/25/2013 5:00:00 PM
Top notch beverage service
Fresh fish board is always outstanding. Must try the house craft cocktails - Murder on the Dancefloor is especially fresh and delicious. Wine selections were perfect, just asked the sommelier to pair with what we ordered by the glass. A real treat to have that kind of service in St. Louis.
4/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
We went for our anniversary. Romantic, quiet. We went early and on a Wednesday so we had the place to ourselves for a while and were not seated next to anyone. My husband had a filet mignon that he said was cooked perfectly. We had the mussels for an appetizer, delicious, cooked perfectly. For dessert, we had the chocolate cake raspberry mousse trifle that was complimentary for our anniversary . We loved it and will definitely be back.
4/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food was excellent. Service
Food was excellent. Service by Erin and Isaac was one of my best experiences dining out ever. House made cocktails were delicious and unique. Only downside was they were out of the bolognaise even though it appeared that we were one of the few early evening diners. Highly recommend for a evening out with the girls or date night.
4/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
Brussel Sprout Slaw WOW
brussel sprout slaw,WOW,our friend dont like brussel sprouts and they ate the whole order,another classic example of dont judge a food on how yur mom used to make it.pasta was fabulous,salmon perfectly cooked,tempura shrimp sweet and hot,a really great dining experience,oh and somm Jorie picked the perfect wine.i will b back
4/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
REALLY FRESH SALMON
NEVER HAD SALMON LIKE THIS TEXTURE,FLAVOR,PERFECTLY COOKED,GREAT FRIENDS,GREAT WINE,GREAT RESTAURANT.IT WILL BE ON THE DINNER CLUB AGENDA.
5/1/2013 4:00:00 PM
The food was excellently prepared
The food was excellently prepared and presented. The menu offered a wide variety of selections and the choice of different preparations was very unique. We have already recommended this restaurant and we plan on a return visit.
5/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
Anniversary at Bistro 1130
We started off with a bottle of wine but found it was not on the menu. It was promptly recommended by the sommalier to another more expensive bottle, but they only charged us for the less expensive bottle. The Bistro 1130 French onion was too hot for human consumption so I had to eat it after the salad. My wife got the Boston Butter salad which was fantastically refreshing. The brussel sprout slaw was dry with too much fennel. The chicken cooked au poivre was nice. The lamb porterhouse cooked bistro style was just okay. I ordered the mushrooms but never got them but was not charged. My told the waiter she was gluten free but she still got servered bread. It is that attention that was lacking. Overall it was good. May return if in the area.
5/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
We always enjoy our experience
We always enjoy our experience at Bistro 1130. We live in the neighborhood and frequent the restaurant often. We have been going to Bistro since it opened. In the early days, it had the reputation of being "pricey", but they have since adjusted their approach and lower their prices to be very reasonable and competitive with other nice restaurants in the area. They have a nice wine list, but I bring wine out of my cellar with me to any restaurant we go to. Bistro is very accommodating and supplies the appropriate stemware depending on the type of wine I bring. Corkage charge is similar to other restaurants we visit. We enjoy sitting outside. The chef is top notch and I wish they would turn him loose more often to create delicious specials.
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
Easily one of the best places
Easily one of the best places I have tsken the wife to in years
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
We thought about going here for awhile, & am glad that we did! The food was outstanding, & the service & setting (we sat outdoors) was very good. Reviews I had read talked about their cocktails so I decided to try "Mail Order Bride" - really refreshing on a nice summer evening (great combination of flavors including cucumber & mint)! I ordered the Butter Boston salad with lemon poppyseed dressing, & it was excellent, as was the entree (Scallops En Papillote). And the dessert (butter pecan ice cream topped with bananas foster served in a florentine edible basket) was outstanding as well. This restaurant is not inexpensive, but it is not overly priced either given that high quality ingredients & attention to detail in preparing the food.
5/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
The house smoked salmon was outstanding, the tilapia another winner along with the wine pairing. Even the rolls were noteworthy.
6/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food and service is always
The food and service is always wonderful at Bistro 1130.
6/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Pricey but pleasant...
My husband and I dined at Bistro 1130 as a part of West County Restaurant week. We were seated at a couple's booth towards the back of the quiet restaurant. We enjoyed Caesar Salad (real anchovies) & fried artichokes (absolutely amazing) as appetizers. For our entrees, we enjoyed Pinot Grigio w/ Chicken Au Poivre & Pinot Noir w/ Surf n' Turf (filet mignonette & scallops) with mashed potatoes & bacon brussel sprouts. The chicken was slightly overlooked, but the scallops/brussels were divine. The wine glasses were huge, but the amount of wine left a little to be desired. We rounded out the meal with chocolate mousse & griddled pound cake with berries. Both amazing. All in all, our experience was very good considering the $100+ price tag.
6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
We were extremely pleased
We were extremely pleased with Bistro 1130 as they have new owners and we were excited to try this little restaurant for awhile. Each course was delicious and the portions were very generous! We will definitely go back soon!!
6/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Wenesday Night Delight
We had become creatures of habit - we eat out a lot and we had a routine of 5 or 6 favorite places we had fallen into a regular schedule with - if it was Wednesday night we were at Olympia's and so on. We decided to shake it up a bit and try something new last Wednesday night but didn't want to drive far - Open Table suggested Bistro 1130 which was a mile and half from our home in Town and Country. It was a very pleasant surprise. The food was excellent, the décor very cozy and interesting, the wine list while not large was very well put together with an excellent selection of quality varietals. The service was friendly and efficient. We will definitely add this to our schedule considering the location and the quality of food and wine.
6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Gourmet food in a strip mall
This place is like a well kept secret. Who would expect gourmet in a strip mall anyway. The food is absolutely outstanding. Ina's a chance to sample the filet (with the optional duck fat - so decadent!) and the spring risotto with perfectly prepared scallops. Both superb. The interior is beautiful. Also not expected given the location. The only problem is that the place was almost empty. I've dined here twice, both admittedly week nights, but it was too quiet both times. My son said "why are there no people here?" His alarm system for food quality. Thankfully false alarm.
6/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very nice romantic dinner
Bistro 1130 has a slightly different take on classic French food in which you choose your entree, then decide how it is prepared. Once we got the hang of it I can see the flexibility in the menu. Beautiful room, very nice ambiance. We'll be back.
6/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Everything was fantastic! We love eating because of the food, the service, and the ambiance. The only thing I might add is updating the website on open table and bistro1130.com with the accurate seasonal menu. Also the music could maybe get a face lift.
7/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our first time here and we were very pleased with this upscale restaurant. We liked the fact that you choose your protein and select the preparation. They did a fine job with off the menu requests as well. Steaks were prepared as requested. French onion soup is delightful and the cheese board was a highlight. We couldn't understand why the restaurant was not very busy on a Friday evening. It was a little pricey and could be a factor.
7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Mainly delicious food
We ordered the French Escargot for appetizer, which was good, but the Puff Pastry Sticks it came with were delicious. I then ordered the blackened grouper, which was flaky and very, very good. My wife had the salmon En Papillote, which she liked, but which tasted somewhat antiseptic to me.
7/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
The overriding factor of not
The overriding factor of not recommending this restaurant is the prices charged for the items on the menus. Have been to many restaurants in this category but this one is out of line. Also not sure what type of restaurant it is trying to be. Can't comment on individual items because waited too long to do review to remember what was ordered.
8/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food, great service...very friendly. Everything was perfect!
8/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
we called ahead and spoke to the executive chef,good idea if u have special request and i did i wanted a whole fish tempura ,and they did not disappoint.FABULOUS,the wine that was recommended PERFECT,and the service EXCELLENT. the website is quite confusing so call the restaurant and ask for the executive chef .
8/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
WE LOVE BISTRO 1130 and have
WE LOVE BISTRO 1130 and have been there many times. It is always consistent. The service and the food are wonderful!!!
8/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
I have been to Bistro 1130 several time and it NEVER disappoints! Food, wine/drinks, and ambiance are exceptional! On this visit, we had the lamb chops, beef tenderloin, and crab cakes. All were perfectly prepared and were VERY tasty! This place has excellent seafood selections as well. This restaurant is definitely worth a visit!
8/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food and service. Have been there twice
And been very pleased. Would definitely recommend
Love the decor!
9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food, but a little rushed
Found this gem at the suggestion if a friend. Was very impressed by the quality of the food and the portions which seemed just the right amount. The combination of flavors on both the Bib salad and salmon were surprising and terrific. Wine list was more than adequate; quite good in fact. Only relative downside was the service which seemed a little rushed. Overall would definitely recommend this and plan to return. Have already suggested this to others.
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
one of my top 5
Bistro 1130 was one of those places that I had driven by many times and I never realized it was there.
My wife and I dine out every Saturday and wanted to try somewhere new.
From the second we walked in the door we were amazed that this gem of an eatery exists in our typical suburban town.
Food was off the charts and the service by our waiter Dan was terrific.
What a great place for a date night or want evening out.
We will be back soon and will tell many more about this excellent little place.
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
What a perfect evening!
We wanted a nice evening out with old friends - talk over a good bottle of wine and great food. Bistro 1130 was absolutely perfect. The service was understated and efficient. The menu is set up in a way that allows the guest to choose the preparation of the entree. With the guidance of our waiter, this allowed our table of experienced diners a little creativity in our meals, which was fun. One guest is a vegan and the Chef did an outstanding job for him. The risotto dish served was outstanding. We called ahead with his special meal requirements and we were certainly accommodated.
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was great and atmosphere was too wait staff was very accommodating and attentive
9/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
This was our second visit to Bistro 1130. My wife and I have been blown away with the Outstanding Food, Service and atmosphere of this bistro in Chesterfield. Honestly, it has vaulted up to one of our top 5 places to eat in town.
STRONGLY suggest you give this place a try.
Have fun and enjoy.
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Had to move reservation to later, and no problems. Very accommodating and friendly. Terrific service. Food was delicious, and so were the drinks. What more could we ask for? Highly recommend!
9/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food and service were excellent. Great atmosphere! Will definitely return.
9/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food ands concept were
The food ands concept were good. In good weather it overlooks a man made lake for a nice view.
10/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Took my wife to celebrate our anniversary. We enjoyed ourselves. My wife loved the wine that served there and the food was great....didn't expect that big of a steak.
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
I thought all the food was very good. The 3 people with me, thought their beef and lamb was slightly overcooked...not medium rare.
10/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food is fantastic....a
The food is fantastic....a great selection of fish, beef fish and authentic French cuisiner. Totally recommend this place. Also, very romantic for a special occasion
10/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Best in Town
This restaurant proves over and over again that it has the best food in St. Louis. Especially try fish specials.
11/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Loved this restaurant
We went early after another mid-day event. Food and service were superb. Great outdoor area overlooking the water but it was too cold to enjoy that. We will definitely be back.
11/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
creative,solid food,soup,salad,choice of prep on fish all executed so well.i do not remember a dinner that was just so damn good.oh i had the Caesar salad and my wife had the creme brûlée for her salad course.happy anniversary.
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
my new favorite
Everything about this place was amazing. It has been 2 days sense I was there and I am still thinking about it. The food was prepared by an amazing chef. It is by far one of the coolest restaurants I have been to.
11/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
People Should Find This Restaurant
We were very pleased to find this French restaurant in our neighborhood. The chef creates some very interesting combinations and pairings of flavors in each of his dishes. No detail is too minor. Very good all the way from bread to dessert and everything in between. More people should try this one. Your taste buds will appreciate the journey.
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM