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Bistro 1051

4.3
243 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
With its eclectic cuisine; a mix of Italian, seafood, sushi bar, and steaks, Bistro 1051 is the reason people flock to Clark, NJ. Amid a visual masterpiece, where the cuisine creates a culinary experience, guests at Clark's most original restaurant will have all five of their senses enlivened at Bistro 1051,We also have 3 private Banquet rooms for all your special events with seating up to 150 people.We are a BYOB, but also serve california wines and Sangria.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Sushi
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30AM - 3:00PM

Saturday: 12:00PM - 3:00PM

Brunch: Sunday: 1:00PM - 9:00PM
Dinner: MOnday - Thursday: 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Friday - Saturday: 3:00PM - 11:00PM

Sunday: 1:00PM - 9:00PM
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Phone number
(732) 680-1051
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Savvis
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Private party facilities
If you're planning a birthday, corporate party, or that special occasion, Bistro 1051 can accommodate parties up to 130 guests. Whether you're having a casual or elaborate event, the staff at Bistro 1051 will do all the work so you and your guests can enjoy yourselves.
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Private party contact
Michael: (888) 702-5604
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Catering
Whether a large scale affair or an intimate gathering, Bistro 1051's Catering can help make your next event a memorable one.Our catering services extend beyond the menu, offering alternative menu suggestions – including customized event style menus, serving & bar-tending staff, and the equipment, tent & linen rentals that will transform the off-premise location of your choice into the proper setting for your special engagement.
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Cross street
Westfield Ave
Additional
Banquet, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Cafe, Delivery, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
What 243 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.3
service
3.9
ambience
4.0
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Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0Dined on April 15, 2018

This was such a horrible experience. Although I had a reservation, once I got there they threw a table together. It was a very small table shoved under the bar. The table was extremely sticky. The food was only Luke warm. I felt because we had a thrown together table out of the way, we did not have great service. The waiter never came to check on us. It took 20 minutes to get bread. Every other table in the room had a water bottle on it, while we did not. I felt it was way over priced for what I received. Needless to say, I will not be returning to Bistro 1051 again.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Wonderful as always

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

We eat at Bistro 1051 very often and have for years. I have never had a meal that I didn't love!

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Great food and great service. Both the woman i was with and myself enjoyed everything.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Excellent food quality, ambiance, and service! Restaurant was spotless. Service couldn't be any better! The waiter was VERY knowledgeable of the menu and the wine we brought with us. Oh, FYI, it is BYOB, but there is a terrific liquor store in the immediate vicinity (walking distance across the parking lot) Love this place!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Excellent and plentiful food with great service. Never rushed us. We really enjoyed our dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Always good food. Great and Friendly Service
Excellent operation

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Excellent service and great food! Highly recommend it !

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Friendly service, the food is always good, with fresh ingredients. The eclectic menu is sure to please everyone in your party. Get the long hot peppers for the table! The chicken bistro is my favorite....grilled or breaded chicken, your choice! BYO makes this place one of my go-to spots.

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3.0Dined on February 3, 2018

The restaurant was packed (Saturday night), and we had to wait for our table. We received drinks and appetizer in a timely manner, but were seated almost 2 hours before our entrees were served. At that point, 2 of us were served, and we had to flag down the waiter for the 3rd entree. Unacceptable!!! Neither the waiter, nor the maitre'd apologized, offered an excuse or offered a dessert. My food was laden with garlic, which I am allergic to. Neither the menu, nor the waiter mentioned garlic in the dish. I was sick all evening and the following day from the garlic and/or the poor experience.
We will not return!

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2.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Noisy, expensive for what you get, food not great. Won't go back

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3.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Although we waited about 45 minutes after our reservation time, it was well worth the wait

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3.0Dined on January 20, 2018

I’m guessing that had it not been a Saturday night and had they not had a party going on in their other space, everything would have been great. However, we waited almost 2 hours before our main course came. Although the server and later, owner, came over to say (3x) the food would be out shortly, in my opinion, waiting 1 3/4 hours for food is not “shortly “. The owner could have apologized and perhaps offered free coffee or a free dessert for our long wait but instead he simply explained why the wait was occurring. He should be able to manage Saturday nights better.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

We had 2 birthdays to celebrate that day & we had 7 people for a Saturday lunch. The place was not crowded. It's a byob, which we like. Our waitress was excellent. The menu is part Asian & part Italian & the selections are very varied. There was only one time that we had a problem & felt that it was not addressed properly. We were not going to come back, but we decided not to let one incident ruin it for us. So, we tried again & never had another problem. The prices are reasonable & we had a great time.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

This restaurant was awesome. The owner, Michael was insanely accommodating with Open Table told us they had availability but in actuality they did not. He was incredibly apologetic and crazy nice. My only beef was that we sat near an incredibly loud table (so loud I couldn't hear the people I was sitting with). Everyone loved their food though, so that was a plus. Everything was delicious and everything was great. I would recommend you avoid sitting by the windows the draft is rough!

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Best food in the area... Everything on the menu is fabulous... you can’t go wrong with whatever you choose

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4.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Friends and I chose Bistro 1051 as our holiday get-together spot this year. Since I had been there dozens of times before, including our daughter's wedding celebration luncheon, several birthdays, as well as business dinners, I was confident that the meal would be good. My only complaint, however, has to do with customer relations. I didn't complain when the owner, who we have seen countless times before, didn't even say hello once when passing about 10 times ... no complaints even when the noise level was beyond being able to hear our table's conversation (not within their control, I know!) The complaint was that we were charged $6.00 to have three cupcakes brought to our table. Not only did we purchase a round of coffees to have with our dessert, but we also purchased apps and meals, with a tab well over $100.00. The surcharge ended up being more than the cost of the cupcakes! Bringing our own sweets was to accommodate our friend's favorite. Even though the amount was trivial, it left a bad taste in my mouth.

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3.0Dined on December 27, 2017

Menu is extensive and has many different types of food. I enjoyed the flatbread. The noise level is a little high and sitting by the windows can be drafty on a cold night. The service is a bit better than ok, but not great. My biggest issue was that the open table review said that california wines were available, but when i got there they said "go to the liquor store". I suggest you get that edited.

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2017

We had an awesome meal. It is a BYOB, there is a liquor store in the same shopping center if you forget.

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5.0Dined on December 18, 2017

This is our 5th visit to Bistro 1051 and we were once again thrilled with our meal and experience—this trip included a large party of 8 to celebrate a birthday. We requested a table in the corner via OpenTable notes section and were accommodated by the staff. Our table was far from other diners which aloud us some privacy and kept us from disturbing other diners as we are a somewhat loud group.
Ian and Amy, our wait staff, were attentive, friendly, patient with our older guests that had questions and very knowledgeable of the menu and preparations. Ian was able to make suggestions for alternate side dishes and alternate preparations to accommodate our group. Imsuggest the short ribs—sauce was excellent and meat fork tender. We also enjoyed the grilled fish specials, calimari and risotto.
Overall it was an excellent dining experience. Great food, good atmosphere (though a bit cold for guests seated near windows) and impeccable service.

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3.0Dined on December 16, 2017

The food was good but the service was poor. Our food took a while and we had to move tables. We also waiting for our table for 15 minutes.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

I have been here a few times and never been disappointed. The service and the food is good. My friends loved it.

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2017

Really enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere. Will recommend to others.

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4.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Always good food. Service a bit slow and very noisy.

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5.0Dined on November 29, 2017

We had lunch at this restaurant and it was very good. Th e food was excellent with big portions. We enjoyed our meal because we weren’t rushed. We go again to this restaurant

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

The service was top notch. Our waiter made sure we had everything we needed and was very friendly. Would recommend highly. Menu was unique and food was very tasty. Surprised by the selection on the menu.

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4.0Dined on November 15, 2017

Really good food and great service, a little noisy but worth it.

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4.0Dined on November 11, 2017

it was a very busy Saturday evening, we had a reservation but had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated. But the food was excellent, everyone was happy. and the service was very good too. It might not be the best choice for a quite date, but for groups who want good seafood, it is the place

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5.0Dined on October 28, 2017

Food very good and service was excellent.
Our only complaint about this restaurant is the noise level.

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5.0Dined on October 22, 2017

This was not our first visit to this restaurant. That says a lot about the place. We reserved a table for 5 and were promptly seated. The place was packed with a few large partys so the noise level was high, but that eased once they left. The food was delicious and the service was top notch. That says it all! You cant go wrong with enjoying a meal at this establishment.
FYI, Its a BYOB.

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2017

Excellent and fast attentive service. Food was excellent. Large portions. It was our first time there and will not be our last. Easy parking and BYOB.

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4.0Dined on October 13, 2017

Our favorite! Never lets us down!

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1.0Dined on September 30, 2017

Make sure you eat before because your food won’t come out until over an hour. Then you will be told you should have ordered an appetizer because everyone knows the food takes a long time because Saturday nights are busy. Plus if you make a reservation, you will then get it thrown in your face by the manager that you were sat immediately ... as if that doesn’t happen when you have a reservation. Not worth the decent food. Noisy, sub par and horrible service with a waitress that likes to touch the men at your table every time she is there. Learn some professionalism and stop touching married men’s shoulders and arms. Way to make people uncomfortable. You definitely lost a recommendation. Never again !!!

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5.0Dined on September 30, 2017

Delicious food, great service and friendly atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on September 19, 2017

Ambiance is nice. Food is outstanding. Service is excellent. Little loud in there. BYOB, so it keeps costs down. Overall, a gem in a strip mall.

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5.0Dined on September 16, 2017

Very nice! I'm a regular and I am always pleasantly surprised by the chef's creations. The filet of bronzino, any style, is a tasty, high quality fish. The shrimp and chorizo tapas has a unique, kickass sauce! Jessica is a wonderful waitress. My mother was impressed by the quality of the service and the food!

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2017

Amazing across the board! Can't wait to go back again!

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3.0Dined on August 19, 2017

Service was excellent and friendly, but the food was quite ordinary. Also, the restaurant has tile floors and tin ceiling, making it unbearably noisy. Impossible to have a conversation. There are much better options for the price in the area.

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5.0Dined on August 6, 2017

My family and I have been coming here for a couple years . Mike and his staff are always on point . Great tasting food keeps us coming back !

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5.0Dined on August 3, 2017

this is my personal favorite resteraunt in clark. food is superb as well as the service. i know I am always going to have a great experience. I always leave happy and satisfied. great resteraunt for truly any occasion.

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