Bistro 821

4.6
3633 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Bistro 821 is the Popular local restaurant
where the locals come to dine. We feature an extensive menu of the best dishes from our 24 years of being on 5th Ave in Naples Florida. Large parties over 10 people must call us directly. Private Dining Room Avaialble
Our service is friendly, attentive and unpretentious. We have a full liquor bar
and a fantastic wine list.
Bistro 821 is a restaurant you will come too again and again, a place where you will be remembered.
Locally owned and operated, you will always find owners Billy Holcomb or Chef Jesse Housman ready to take care of all your needs.
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Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

We are open at 4:30 pm and will be serving the regular menu. We will not be having any early dining specials on this day.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

What 3633 People Are Saying
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service. The best restaurant in Naples.

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CS
Detroit
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Second time there this month. Enjoyed both meals. The sea bass is outstanding

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F
Minneapolis
32 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience from appetizer through entree. The fish dishes were perfect. Service was quality! Drinks and wine were a bit pricey. All in all, it is a return to place.

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JH
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food especially the sea bass. We love it for it all

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r
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The risotto was about the best we have ever had. Other items on the menu were a bit overpriced, but the wine list was reasonable and we would go back for the risotto any time. Convenient location on 5th Avenue close to the parking garage. We and our guests were very happy. We were seated on time per our reservation on a busy Friday night

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Kansas City
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was spectacular. Sea Bass was fabulous as was the Scallops. Service was also wonderful.

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f
New England
17 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The hostesses were wonderful. The food is consistently delicious. Wait staff was attentive. A must visit place!

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a
Naples
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

The bread was excellent and we really enjoyed our drinks

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NR
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Our waiter was excellent . We’re a table of eight. A larger very very loud group in back of the restaurant over took conversation in restaurant for everyone. We couldn’t hear are self talking. Just the big biggest loudest big mouth. Our waiter gave us a complimentary dessert for putting up with the rudeness. That was very nice. Thank you for that.

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LM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We brought Mom for her 79th birthday. Bistro made it very special with a decorated table and birthday dessert.
Best food in Naples

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MS
Naples
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Needs a bigger bar area! Very friendly staff and the food is always great.

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OT
St. Louis
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great! Everyone enjoyed their meal especially the dessert to help celebrate a birthday.

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T
Naples
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

The food was a bit disappointing. My snapper’s preparation was much too sweet. My husband’s risotto was just ok. The service was good and we may try again, hoping this was just an off night.

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DK
Naples
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

One of our favorite places in Naples. It is always great and the food is superb. Pick any item on the menu and you will be more than satisfied if not over the top. Best Rib Eye Steak and Sea Bass any where in Naples. The wait staff is very good, attentive, and very knowledgeable about the menu and the preparation. Thank always for a great meal...every time!

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C
Naples
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Enjoyed our dinner, but a very busy night for the restaurant. Our sever did the best he could under the circumstances. Food was delicious as always.

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OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Guests from Out of state

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TC
Orlando
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently good food and service. Great pavement seats. Excellent early bird menu with very acceptable wine.

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OT
Naples
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rebecca the host is just amazing every single time I come to Bistro 821. We had a great time and the food is delicious as always! I’ll be back soon once again.

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VS
Naples
11 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Divine. Everything perfect. Wine excellent.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time great server

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Naples
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always one of our favorites. Food is consistently excellent.

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S
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding sea bass. Great service. Favorite on 5th

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M
Naples
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bistro 821 consistently surpasses our expectations with respect to food quality and service. A special acknowledgment to the kitchen team who works exceptionally hard yet manages to give a passing smile when customers walk past. Year after year, we are impressed by the warmth of the Bistro 821 (management, service staff and kitchen personnel). Thank you for memorable moments at your establishment.

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M
St. Louis
45 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I gave Bistro 821 a rating of Good. Mainly because the choices on the Early Menu was lacking. Last year when we dined I had the Meat Loaf which was very good. Another problem we had was we made a reservation and then received an e-mail from Open Table that we didn't show up. We called the restaurant back and informed them we were just there. The restaurant acknowledged it was their mistake. Finally, the price of the Early Menu was raised $12.00 from the year before.

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L
New England
50 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Our Waiter and Hostess/mgr were wonderful
Menu was full of interesting and what looked to be delicious entrees. I had an issue with what I ordered ( my fault) and they quickly insisted on getting me something else and rushed it out so i could finish dinner w my husband
I appreciated it very much

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f
Naples
43 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The Bistro's miso sea bass is outstanding! As far as I'm concerned, it's the best I've had anywhere in Naples.

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Indiana
11 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Small plates, prawns and crispy tuna sushi roll, were both excellent. The warm, crusty bread was amazing! My wife had the miso sea bass. She loved it! Unfortunately, my meal, “shake and bake” pork chop wasn’t great. Pork chop was cooked properly but lacked the right level of seasoning. I was really looking forward to the mushroom risotto which accompanied the pork chop but it was well undercooked. Not edible at all. The service was great and I really wanted to love the place. I’ll probably give it a second try and...

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KZ
Naples
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

terrible food! A total waist of time and money. We went because of good previous reviews. Don´t believe them

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LP
St. Louis
4 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good food and value. One of our favorite places to take friends and family.

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JK
Tampa
21 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We love dining here. Food is always very good. Tornedos of sirloin is a favorite.

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G
Naples
12 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter Rob was great. Very great service and food.

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OT
Naples
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Meals were mediocre/my husband sent his dinner special back and ordered a second meal which wasn’t any better. Probably we will not go back.

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OT
Louisville
8 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Anniversary dinner. Ate outside bistro style. Service was fabulous and food was solid. Complimentary dessert to share was great ending!

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BB
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was very good for the price.. we were a group of 5 ..they brought us our food quickly and it was hot..the server was very attentive and made us feel welcome..would return again..

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B
Naples
41 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bistro 821 is one of the best 5th. Ave Naples restaurants. Food is excellent and has never let us down. The Snapper was awesome and Salmon was outstanding.

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R
St. Louis
9 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service very good A little pricy but within reason for area

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N
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was phenomenal!

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SU
Naples
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the early dining menu very much. My husband ordered a Cuban creole dish with shrimp, scallops and mussels. I ordered the parmesan crusted sole. Both were delicious.

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CN
Naples
10 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All around everything was outstanding.. wine selection, salads, entrees, and service. We did not have dessert. The atmosphere was very social and I look forward to going back.

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JS
Richmond
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere and great location! Loved our servers! Highly recommend the Sea Bass

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