Jay's Bistro

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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Locally owned and operated, Jay's Bistro takes pride in sourcing its products from responsible producers and retailers.
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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was amazing as usual and our waitress - Maddison - was a delight.

s
Denver
67 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We've been here so often that we've lost track of the number of visits. However, this one was wonderful, as all previous visits have been. We save Jay's for special occasions but it's well worth a little splurge to know you'll have a perfect experience.

OT
Denver
22 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

Menu changed. My favorite shrimp dish is no longer on the menu. Food was nothing stellar this time. Salad very basic and the pork dish was way too salty. Best part if this meal was the bread. Disappointed.

JF
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was very good. Service was outstanding. I really enjoyed the ambiance of having a live jazz band perform at a nice volume throughout the evening. Very classy!

DE
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

First time diners. Wonderful experience. The wait staff service as well as the food was excellent. Definitely will be back. Highly recommended.

EG
Denver
23 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can't say enough about the quality of food. Everything was truly delicious. Service is always top notch.

LB
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were here for a week and chose Jay’s Bistro for our dining experience. It was truly one of the best meals we both had! My husband struggled between the lamb trio or the bison strip and opted for the lamb- amazing! Oysters and a cocktail as a starter and the potatoes yum! We would highly recommend Jay’s!

G
Philadelphia
26 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great restaurant in Fort Collins! Super ambiance and delicious food.

J
Orange County
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, great service and wonderful ambience and live music.

HM
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

For $38.00 a plate for Chilean Sea Bass, I thought they were a little skimpy. I can get better portion at Bone Fish.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a great experience at Jay’s overall! We had some serious food allergies in our party and they went out of their way to be accommodating. We had a wonderful server and we loved the live music too. Our only negative experience here was that when my husband ordered a glass of wine at the bar that he mentioned he didn’t care for, we were charged for both glasses when he ordered an alternate choice.
We would definitely go back!

DH
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Great food! I lived the lamb Chios I had and the Brussels. I didn’t care for the ravioli that came with the lamb. We shared a salad that was delicious.
It was my husbands birthday and the creme brûlée was delicious ! We topped it it all off with cappuccinos! It was Friday , jazz night so we were glad we were happy to dine outside as the noise level every time the door opened was very loud! At our age we are very sensitive to that! We enjoyed the jazz we heard when the door did open 😀’ we definitely will be back !

BB
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food for a fair price. Always enjoy dining at Jay's Bistro.

ME
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

First time at Jay's. We enjoyed the jazz but wish it wasn't so loud (and we were sitting about as far as one could get from the musicians). We waited a LONG time for our food. Server and manager kept apologizing (and took appetizer off our bill which was nice). Food was very tasty but portions small for the price. We will be back for jazz and drinks - not conversation.

RR
Denver
19 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The whole experience was delightful - from Taylor’s excellent service to the environment to the food.

OT
New Mexico
3 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Our first experience at Jay’s back in the winter of 2019 was great! Took friends out this last Saturday for dinner and everyone at our table complained about their meal not being worth the cost & a bland taste.

B
Denver
31 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated my birthday with great friends and we all loved the entire experience. John, our waiter, was fabulous and recommended some of his favorite menu selections. The food was all fabulous with the best scallops I have ever eaten. Sides and salads were large enough to share with partner, which made the meal a good value. Chocolate peanut butter pie was great too (also shared). Great evening.

F
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Healthy , delicious menu. Well prepared & presented. Sitting outside was relaxing. We plan to take our friends next time.

PJ
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jay's is always great been going there for years. Never a bad experience

OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious and service was excellent!

RK
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Go early, get a window table, ask for John as your waiter, and order the sea bass. A terrific night.

MF
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Getting the table we requested, allowing some dinner menu items during lunch and especially the birthday card signed by the entire staff with an accompanying swan origami made for very special 94th for my father.

Oysters were fantastic, crab cake was exceptional, lobster bisque was very good and Colorado lamb ribs were amazing. Also appreciated the creme brulee with a candle.

Thank you all for your caring and personal attention to detail. I hope we can come back for number 95.

E
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were on our way to Denver and had a marvelous meal during happy hour!

WL
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Went for a quiet anniversary dinner and completely enjoyed the evening. The service was excellent.

F
Denver
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As we run out of fine dining options in Fort Collins, it's great to know that Jay's Bistro is holding its own. This was our second time eating here and we've yet to make to the entrees. The small plates are amazing. One of the best Lobster Mac & Cheeses I've ever eaten. Superb Ceviche and perfectly cooked Mussels. Save room for the chocolate stuffed ravioli for dessert!

DF
Denver
18 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We ate outdoors, very pleasant. They have a new menu, lots of interesting items. I went with the pork three ways, my wife said the salad (from a local CSA) was one of the best she's had.

J
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The new owners have really ramped up the food!! I ordered the tenderloin and it was butter soft and perfectly cooked to what I asked for. The proportion’s were perfect for my friend and I. Definitely upscale prices, but to be honest the food was well worth it, definitely deserving!!! We will go back.

SJ
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first dining experience at Jay's Bistro under the new management. The menu did not disappoint. I had the Pork Three Ways with the Beet Risotto and Cesar salad. My wife had the Blackened Crab Cake with the Harvest Salad and the Alaskan Halibut with Vegetables du Jour. The ambiance was nice where we were seated (booth area); the lighting was more dim opposed to the tables with chairs area (reservation at 8p in July). During our dinner we met the farmer who provides produce to Jay's, and both owners. After dinner, we moved to the bar where we listened to an intimate jazz band while served delicious cocktails from a professional and expert bartender. We will return without a doubt!

L
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 1

The new menu is a disappointment and the overall ambience in the restaurant has changed; I won't be back.

CW
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Our waitress was very good and attentive. a glass of Prosecco was ordered and was totally flat. It was replaced. I ordered pasta primevara and there was no pasta in it - just balls of bread. Would not have it again.

JO
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter was awesome. It was our 33rd wedding anniversary, great service great food

JS
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

New menu was great. Everything we had was excellent. Live jazz music was a nice touch.

BR
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 3ambience 2

Ignored for 10 minutes upon being seated. No offer for water, or acknowledgement we were there. Ordered crap cake which was served flat and tasteless, and the lobster ravioli which was covered in cheese. With the high cost, the restaurant delivered a very below average experience.

k
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always top notch service and food. Our #1 choice for fine dining in Fort Collins.

JH
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Very varied menu for all three "courses.

Had the Scallops and cooked perfectly.

Interesting bar drinks as well.

R
Phoenix
25 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, service and drinks were excellent. Highly recommend Jays for any occasion. Really superb in every way..

k
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent here. The best fine dining in Fort Collins. Food and service are superb. Colin, the manager, makes you feel at home. It is a very nice touch.

MK
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came to Jays for my husband’s birthday dinner and the experience exceeded our expectations all around. The food was spectacular (I had diver scallops, my husband the surf and turf). They had special touches for his birthday- a signed card and origami by the staff and a free creme brulee. The service was also excellent, we felt special which was kind of nice. It is spendy, but absolutely worth it. Thank you Jay’s!!

NN
Denver
73 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious well prepared and presented food. Service was attentive and punctual. Excellent choice for a special meal.

s
Denver
68 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our 4th visit, the second since new management took over. Love it! Staff and friendly but not intrusive. Food is tasty and interesting. Nice wine list.

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