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Bistro St Michaels

4.5
587 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary French
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Welcome to Bistro St. Michaels. We create food that is rooted in
traditional culinary styles, yet modern. We source the highest quality
local ingredients, purchase sustainable seafood and free range eggs, work
with people who raise their animals naturally, as well as partner with local
farmers for the best organic vegetables. All of this comes together under
the hand of Executive Chef Doug Stewart, a native of the Eastern Shore
whose “creative American” cuisine is prepared with a European flair
.Many of our items are already gluten free or can be served gluten free.
Thank you for taking the time to dine with us.


Doug Stewart, Executive Chef


Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary French
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Hours of operation

RESTAURANT WEEK MARCH 19-25, 2018

Winter hours listed below
BRUNCH :Saturday & Sunday 10AM - 1:30PM
DINNER, Monday , Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 5 PM to 8 PM
Friday & Saturday 5PM - 9 PM
CLOSED FOR DINNER Sunday.
OPEN ON SOME HOLIDAY SUNDAYS (Night)

Gluten Friendly Menu





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Phone number
(410) 745-9111
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AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Doug Stewart
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Parking details
On street
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
What 587 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great food, service and ambiance. Everyone enjoyed their meal and are looking forward to their next trip back. I live in St. Michaels and it was the best dining experience I've had in town.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Food was very good and service was outstanding. However, the restaurant wasn't very full, and they were out of the first two things I wanted to order.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

This has been our favorite restaurant since we moved to the shore three years ago. They never disappoint.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Excellent food and service was good - we were there on Mother’s Day !

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

One of our all-time favorite restaurants, and the list is very short!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

The food was fabulous, as always. We’ve been coming to Bistro several times a year for several years now, and have always had great meals from an ever-changing menu. We just learned that there’s been a change in ownership as the executive chef assumed control. The kitchen didn’t miss a beat, although there might be a little learning curve for the front of the house.

Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Really excellent service with good food. Friendly. Local beer options available.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Awesome evening...best cream of crab soup I have ever had! Service was great and all around enjoyable dinner.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Had a wonderful meal at Bistro St Michaels! A $40 credit per person was provided to my sister and I as a part of the package we purchased at the Harbour Inn St. Michaels. We enjoyed a delicious charcuterie and cheese plate and glasses of Rose before digging into our entrees. I had the BEST crab cake served with mac and cheese au gratin (baked mac and cheese, basically) and asparagus. My sister had the pasta of the day, tagliatelle with shrimp and crab. I would certainly recommend this restaurant for a special occasion or simply a meal that is a step above your average restaurant.

PLUS our waiter, Tom, was wonderful! It seemed as if he really made an effort to make a connection with each of his tables.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

We happen to visit on the first night of their new Spring Menu and found the selections and quality to be terrific 1 Thomas ,our server, was there when needed and not buzzing around our table at other times.
Mushrooms on toast was the best for an appitizer and the veal chop was delicious my wife had the shrimp and crab scampy and loved it. Creme Brulee finished a wonderful evening and meal.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great service!!!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Come here every time I visit St Michaels. Have been for brunch and dinner. Exquisite food, service and atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food was so fresh and delicious. Presentation and service was fabulous. We enjoyed the foie gras, very tasty. We split a wedge salad and they brought it on two plates! Great service! Then we split the shrimp and grits and the croque madame, which was lukewarm and the shrimp and grits had too much tabasco on top, which overpowered the dish. I had a dark and stormy drink which was delightful. We enjoyed the creme brûlée for dessert! Light and delish! A great place for a birthday meal and a wonderful addition to St. Michaels.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We dined at The Bistro on a Friday evening. The chef was kind enough to grill oysters for us and they were great. I had the steak and frites and every thing was very good.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We had Sunday brunch and it was lovely. We both had Eggs Chesapeake which is a Benedict with a crab cake added to the ham. You can always tell when food is extremely fresh. The crab cake tasted as if it was made just for this meal. The hollandaise sauce was delicious and also home made. The downstairs reminded us of a french Bistro and the upstairs was more like a restaurant. This was a lovely place and we highly recommend it.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Lovely bistro. The food was delicious and the staff was attentive and pleasant. We will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Restaurant week special dinner deal was well worth trying this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We had brunch here on a Sunday as a party of 6. We were seated quickly and the food was great. I appreciated that the servers kept an eye on our water and coffee cups to make sure we didn't go thirsty! The smoked salmon Benedict was delicious, as was the shrimp and grits starter.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Have been many times. it was nice although somehow the food was not as good as in the past. it was not overtly bad in anyway just did not feel really wow for the price. the wait staff was very competent and friendly. a fine local choice.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Absolutely amazing! It is our favorite restaurant and we make sure to visit Deborah and her team every time we're in town! Try the pate--it is to die for!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

There on a cold windy night, greeted cheerfully and sat promptly. Started with a Caesar salad & mussels, both very nice. For entrees veal rib chop ( my very favorite) and
Wild boar ragout over pasta~ no room for dessert, nice selection of wines, friendly service. We come to St. Michaels often and we'll return to the Bistro.

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1.0Dined on February 25, 2018

No entrees on menu for someone who doesn’t eat beef or pork.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Celebrated our daughter's birthday at Sunday brunch. The food was fabulous and the service was as well.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great service, food, and friendliness

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Gary, our waiter, was great! Very attentive and detail oriented.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

My husband and I went to Bistro St. Michaels last week with friends, and had a wonderful time! Deb, our hostess was warm and friendly from the minute we walked in!

We love the food, atmosphere and service every time we go to Bistro in St. Michaels! If you have not gone yet, you don't know what you are missing!

Thank you Bistro staff for making our experience so special!

I cannot wait to return!

Lori

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent service of superb food. Would recommend it highly.

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3.0Dined on February 3, 2018

My chicken was overcooked, staff nice, but maybe a little too attentive, and the cheese plate had pepperidge farm crackers. Overall, it was good, but not the best spot on the street. Brunch here is much better than dinner. Great wine list though!

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was good. Was hoping for a wow that didn’t come. Thought the oyster pot pie was amazing, the short ribs were just ok. Bread was dry and tasteless. The dressing on the wedge was very aggressive and overpowering. The Caesar salad was good.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Great service. The food was excellent.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Delicious food, nice variety on menu, extremely attentive waitstaff

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for New Year's Eve dinner. Service & food were excellent. Very pricey.

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2.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Been several times. Will not take a table upstairs any longer as large group occupied an entire wall and the noise levels made conversation at our table difficult

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4.0Dined on December 2, 2017

My daughter had the scallops & I had the tuna. Both were delicious and we had good service.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Wonderful food, great service. A favorite on the Eastern Shore.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Great location in St. Michael's. Very friendly wait staff and great service...gave you time to enjoy each course. The restaurant was cozy and quiet...very relaxing.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

This was our first time at Bistro and it was wonderful. We had come into town to do some Christmas shopping. Kristen our server was lovely as was the young lady who greeted us when we came in. The young man who served our bread was just as kind. Food was delicious and drinks were excellent. This was a lovely evening and we appreciate the kindness, delicious food and wonderful time! We will be back!

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

One of the best dining experiences we've had in a while. Food was very good. Trumped only by the service. Our hostess and waiter were as welcoming, kind, and engaged as anyone could ever expect. We will definitely come back on our next visit to St. Michaels.

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

The food, service, and atmosphere was amazing! My wife and I were celebrating our 22nd year anniversary and a birthday and the hostess, Deborah made sure everything was perfect! Our waiter was very knowledgeable about the food and wine which made our dining one to remember!

The Young Family
Baltimore, Md

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Great place. The culinary experience was great. Great breakfast choices, both food and drinks. Service outstanding. Clean bathrooms and definitely a place that will leave in every customer an smile upon check out. Thank you for having us ❤️🍾🥂

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