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The Bistro at Marshdale
The Bistro at Marshdale

The Bistro at Marshdale Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thebistroatmarshdale.com
  • Phone: (303) 674-7670
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, French
  • Executive Chef: Brian Bailey
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Facilities: Our smaller more private sun room accommodates up to 15 and is ideal for book clubs, meetings and presentations. Our larger sun room holds up to 30 and has the perfect backdrop for summer dinners overlooking Mount Evans and the Marshdale Valley. Our dining room can cater up to 60 with the sounds of a crackling fireplace in the background.
  • Private Party Contact: Sarah Amadio (303) 674-7670
  • Entertainment: Friday & Saturday night live musicians. Pianists, guitar and violin duet. Check out our website under upcoming events for calendar of musicians.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hwy 73 and Spruce Lane
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from The Bistro at Marshdale
The historic Marshdale Lodge which was built in the 1920's is now home to The Bistro, where traditional European cuisine meets the quaint locale of Evergreen.
The Bistro at Marshdale offers an unparalleled dining experience. Dine in either of our sun rooms facing the Continental Divide, or nestle up to the warmth of our natural wood burning fireplace. Quench your thirst at our full bar offering German beers on tap. Experience the rustic charm and elegance of mountain dining at its finest. Our traditional Northern Italian cuisine is prepared daily using the freshest organic ingredients and free range poultry when available. We do not use artificials or preservatives. We hope your enjoy your journey and we Serve you Memories of a Lifetime.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "Excellent food and service. Beautifully decorated and inviting"
    Dined on 8/29/2014
  • "Loved the duck comfit and the mousse is always good. The pork belly slider was a little disappointing as the bun was basic grocery store and dried out. Alison did an excellent job of serving me even when I unexpectedly ordered a cocktail between courses. A lovely dinner."
    Dined on 8/29/2014
  • "This place is a gem...Excellent food and service...Wish it was closer to Littleton"
    Dined on 8/28/2014
  • "Having read with interest the 5280 menu of this out of the way Bistro we decided to give it atry. It was well worth the 40 minute drive. The atmosphere is very rustic but the food and service are anything but. It started with the beet salad which was excellent and particularly pleased my wife because they cut off the stems of the spinach, a step most restaurants omit. My wife said the salmon preparation was one of the best she has ever had. My smoked short ribs were fall off the bone delicious. In fact everything about the meal was exceptional. We have definitely added it to our must return list."
    Dined on 8/27/2014
  • "We have been in the area for about a year and The Bistro in Marshdale is one of our favorite spots. While the food is "fine dining" the atmosphere and dress are strictly Colorado casual. This is not to say it isn't run professionally. The owners and staff are very friendly and do everything they can to be sure one has a great experience! You will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 8/26/2014
  • "my wife and i try to visit the bistro at least once a month, since we enjoy their food and service. i would recomend trying a meal there."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Beautiful drive to get there. Great food. Fabulous service. And it was a great thing when we moved to the porch because I thought my brains were going to be rattled loose by the jarring noise level of the main room. NOT your romantic date night spot. Maybe some plants or sound absorbing materials in the room?"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "We went with our friends for Restaurant week, they'd been before and recommended it, and I thought the menu looked great! To start we ordered a bottle of wine that we knew was rated 90 points, but of course they didn't have that vintage on the list anymore… turns out the one they had was 83 points and gave me heartburn. Rarely do I not finish my wine! The first course was fine, but my friend and I ordered the duck confit for dinner. What a disappointment!? Dry and tasteless, the worst both of us had ever had. His wife's roast beef was excellent, and my wife's ravioli was good also. Desert was fine. Service was good, but the noise level was so high we had a hard time carrying on a conversation across the table."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "We have enjoyed the Bistro at Marshdale in the past few years. The wait staff were great. The food was fantastic. We found it was noisy and sometimes hard to talk to each other, but we had a great corner table and enjoyed the experience. The chocolates for our Anniversary were wonderful. We will be back."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Wonderful dining experience. We had two family members with us. The noise level was very low. Ambience excellent. Service was very professional. We have dined here a great number of times. One of our all time favorites."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "We had a wonderful Anniversary Dinner. The staff reserved the best table in the house for us and service and food were amazing. We highly recommend it!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Our 8 member party had a delightful brunch with excellent food and attentive service. The Bistro is a family favorite for special occasions as well as regular casual dining."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "My husband and I took his parents to The Bistro on Saturday night. We made reservations so we were provided with a nice, private table in the corner. The ambience was nice, especially with the live piano in the background. However, it was overly warm in the area we were seated, which was a little distracting, but overall, the ambience was very nice. Our service was impeccable. Our server knew the menu well, and you could tell she was passionate about the items she was describing. They had a great wine list, and the food was excellent. It's white table cloth and pretty pricey so I would recommend it for a special occasion or a date night. My husband and I live in the area so we will be back!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "My wife and I went for our anniversary. We had a wonderful meal and great service. We had read reviews about being on the pricey side and there are a couple of items that are very expensive. Overall we found the pricing very similar to other restaurants in the area with better food than most. When I am going to pay that much for a meal I want to KNOW I will have good food and you can be assured you will have great food here."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The staff and food at the Bistro are consistently excellent."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Very good. Good food and atmosphere. Great piano player throughout dinner. All phases of dinner were good."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We have always enjoyed the Bistro for special date nights."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We've been here a few times for special occassions and just for fun. The food is always incredible, well presented with great service and friendly staff. On this night though, we didn't feel especially welcome. Things went great until an hour into our meal. We brought a guest from out of town because we love the restaurant so much, but halfway through our meal, they started removing chairs and tables for the following day's cleaners and we ended up being the only people and furniture in the restaurant. It killed the wonderful ambiance, we ate as quickly as we could & left. What a pity, because their desserts are awesome."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "The Bistro was recommended by a coworker and it was fantastic! The food was amazing! Each of us had a different dish an everyone was pleased. The drive from Highland Ranch to Evergreen was very scenic. Great little trip to take visiting friends."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We had a wonderful experience. It was our 26th Anniversary and it was a romantic place to be with a wonderful view while we were dinning. The only thing we could suggest is that after two hours of sitting (which was not a problem) the chairs got a little hard on our bottoms. Other then that......great experience and we will return."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "My son and daughter-in-law had their rehearsal dinner here in 2001. We had returned a few times since, but not for several years. We have now moved about five miles away from The Bistro and felt it would be fun to revisit it with all our kids for my birthday. After mentioning this to neighbors, we were warned that it had changed hands and was expensive. We went anyway and couldn't have been happier. The food was great, the ambience as we remembered and the prices were not unreasonable. In fact, several of us got a 3 course fixed price meal (appetizer, entrée and dessert) for under $30.00 with several options in each category. We will certainly be going back!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "The Bistro is one of our favorite restaurants to visit. Not only do they offer gluten free items but all of their food is just simply amazing!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We have been to the Bistro on numerous occasions and this time it was disappointing. Our server was not attentive and our dinner took almost 3 hours. Perhaps they need additional servers."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "What a fantastic find. The service is a 6 out of t and the food was spectacular. Would go there over and over."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Gem in the foothills, always quality food, service & accommodations."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The food was amazing. The decorations were warm and inviting. The wine was exquisite. Everything added to our experience from the staff to the live piano. I couldn't have imagined a better way to spend the night after my wedding, then at this lovely gem."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Our dinner was very good. We enjoyed all our dishes. Service was adequate at best. The front room we were in needed a good cleaning, as it had cobwebs on the walls, dirt and dead moths on the heater and floor, which my wife found to be gross."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The food presentation was lovely and flavors fantastic. We especially loved the yellow tail tuna. The scallops had a metal flavor so we didn't eat them. The Cuvaison wine was delicious. Our server was attentive and very pleasant."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Our boys and their girls and us had a blast time for be late Father's Day dinner great food and wines..."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I made this reservation for Father's Day and my husband seemed to really enjoy the food."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The food was absolutely wonderful and delicious. It was a fun location, a destination coming from Denver. Beautiful surroundings and beautiful drive up - we took Turkey Creek. The hostest was friendly but our waiter was terrible. He forgot to bring everything we asked; he was slow; he wasn't friendly; he didn't come back to ask how our food was; he didn't bring bread; he never smiled. Had it not been for him, it would have been a perfect experience. We'll go back, but I'm certainly hoping we get a different waiter!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We have been going here for years. First time we were a little shocked by the bill. The special entree was $45.00, which for buffalo, mashed potatoes and veggies seemed very high. They should list the price of the specials. Never had an issue with price before. We are used to fine dining prices. I usually order the fish, but noticed it was $36.00 which also seemed very high for halibut. Will likely go less often if prices stay that high."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Just a wonderful experience with great service. They have a 3 course menu for $30. Had black mussels and tiger prawns that were amazing appetizers. The veal chop was outstanding. KC our server so so helpful and friendly. Dessert of flour less chocolate torte and sea salt caramel ice cream was amazing..can't go wrong with this place."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Food is top notch, service excellent, ambience makes this place a triple crown!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Nice variety of dishes on the menu, reasonable wine prices, very tasty, wonderful atmosphere."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Just outside Evergreen, CO the Bistro was perfect for our first anniversary dinner. We rented a cabin in Evergreen and enjoyed the small mountain town and the beautiful surrounding area. The Bistro was an unexpected gem near such a small town. The food was incredible as was the price. My wife and I got the 3-course dinner. Every part of it was delicious, especially the duck I got. Every employee we met was very kind and helpful. We had a great overall experience! "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "It was our wedding anniversary and the staff had placed rose petals, which was a nice touch. The staff was was very attentive and knowledgable. It had been a couple of years since we had dined here, and we were not disappointed. We enjoyed a lovely evening."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We are never disappointed, the food was wonderful...I have to say some of the Best prime rib I have had...first time I have tried it there. We always a have a great experience when dining at athe Bistro. I love taking friends and clients here?"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "The view was spectacular from our corner table, out over a meadow. The food was great and the bottle of wine we had was excellent. The service wasn't great - he was gone for long periods of time, it took about 20 minutes to get that bottle of wine, and he forgot to bring out the bread until just before our meal showed. Overall a good dining experience though."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The Bistro made our family feel welcome and special. Two of my sisters were visiting from Minnesota. One of them said it was the best meal of her life. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
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