We had a reservation at 7:30 PM and arrived on time. We were told our table( the only one available) was in the corner next to a screaming child on one side and a 3 year old "kicking child on the other side. When we asked if we could please sit elsewhere she said only the bar, which was small,and in the same room across from screaming child. We sat at our table assigned and the mother took the child out for a few minutes. He came back in only to crawl around the floor.
Our service was fair after that. The Bread person served everyone in the room but us. We had to request bread. Our waitress was nice but gave her other tables far more attention and forgot our ketchup and ice.
The food was hot, and very good. Offered a "veal chop" for $45., a little pricey, but I had scallops and they were great!
Probably would try one more time, but might first try 208 Talbot.
First time since the new owner/chef arrived👍
Had a drink first at the bar, fun!
Then sat in a booth opposite the open kitchen, more fun!
We ate light, ordered several starters, perfect. Everything was delish!
We had a very nice dinner at the Bistro Saturday night and will definitely return soon. The ambiance is always great and I think the food has gotten even better since the new ownership. Kudos on generous wine pours and hot yummy dinner rolls. I’d like to see a little more creativity on the menu-hope to be able to give Bistro 5 Stars next time.
Delight meal, good mix of privacy and energy and ambience.
The food was excellent. The service friendly.
My only complaint was the tight seating. I have long legs and I was very cramped sitting at a table for 4.
A very limited menu if you do not eat seafood. I used Open Table to make a dinner reservation and had two choices, 6pm or 8pm. I choose the 6pm. We arrive on time and the place was empty! They sat us upstairs. We were the only couple in the room the entire time! I felt like an outcast, lol . My steak frites dish was okay, but meat was not sliced and very dry. My husband loved the seafood gumbo. We left the Bistro around 7:30pm and I noticed many tables were empty. Will not return next time I visit St. Michael's.
We had a great time from start to finish. Our meals were fabulous would definitely recommend to everyone
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.
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.
This has been our favorite restaurant since we moved to the shore three years ago. They never disappoint.
Excellent food and service was good - we were there on Mother’s Day !
One of our all-time favorite restaurants, and the list is very short!
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.
Really excellent service with good food. Friendly. Local beer options available.
Awesome evening...best cream of crab soup I have ever had! Service was great and all around enjoyable dinner.
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.
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.
Come here every time I visit St Michaels. Have been for brunch and dinner. Exquisite food, service and atmosphere.
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.
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.
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.
Lovely bistro. The food was delicious and the staff was attentive and pleasant. We will definitely be back.
Restaurant week special dinner deal was well worth trying this restaurant.
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.
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.
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!
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.
No entrees on menu for someone who doesn’t eat beef or pork.
Celebrated our daughter's birthday at Sunday brunch. The food was fabulous and the service was as well.
Great service, food, and friendliness
Gary, our waiter, was great! Very attentive and detail oriented.
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!
Excellent service of superb food. Would recommend it highly.
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!
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.
Great service. The food was excellent.
Delicious food, nice variety on menu, extremely attentive waitstaff
We went for New Year's Eve dinner. Service & food were excellent. Very pricey.