Bistro Vendome

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5631 reviews
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Bistro Vendome, designed to evoke the look and feel of a long-established, family-owned bistro plucked from a Parisian street corner, features a carefully crafted menu that contains a wealth of French flavors served in a comfortable and charming environment. Brought to you by the owners of nearby Rioja, Bistro Vendome is based a foundation of classical French with a lighter and more contemporary influence. This heartwarming bistro fare pairs well with the full service bar with more than 65 selections of French wine representing all regions of France. Every detail of the food, service and atmosphere guarantees a unique and authentic French dining experience.
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PC
Denver
36 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

While the food was very good as it usually is, service was off that evening. The timing of delivering food and clearing plates was out of sync. We were still eating our salads when the main course was delivered. I do not remember this happening before. Instead of asking if we would like them returned to the kitchen until we were done; the waiter just started moving the salads to make room for the main course. Not what I would expect from this restaurant. We had plenty of time; there was no need to rush the meal.

JA
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant is my top pick in the country for brunch - the food is excellent and the ambiance in the outside garden is delightful. The service is always excellent, the food well prepared and delicious. Highly recommend.

OT
Denver
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Girls night out finishing up with breakfast.

DJ
Denver
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and excellent service. We appreciated that the music volume was turned down.

DC
Denver
22 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

excellent meal, the whole striped Alamosa bass was beautiful on the plate and even in better tasting.

n
Denver
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, the food was delicious and the wait staff was great. Will come back again before theatre.

CM
Denver
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my second visit and was just as great as the first. There are no mediocre wines on the list and the food is always unique and flavorful. I will be going back.

RJ
Denver
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful brunch. Had been awhile since we came for brunch and as excellent as before. We will come back more often. Got bit noisy from alley work next door for a portion of our stay.

MG
Denver
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I can't help but get the amazing Steak Frites every time I dine at Bistro Vendome! The service is always good but we really enjoy Melanie's attentiveness and helpful suggestions.

l
Denver
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great evening on the patio. Very attentive wait staff & chefs were excellent when accommodating for food allergies.

AL
Denver
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was very good as well as the service!

OT
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful meal in a beautiful setting with great service

JD
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Loved the duck and the salmon. It's slightly pricey but definitely worth it. The garden outside is beautiful and gives you all the European feels.

LL
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Gotta check it out. A must! As far as french cuisine is concerned, Bistro Vendome is The Best.

E
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, superb service, and a French cafe atmosphere.

LW
Palm Springs
3 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The only thing to complain about at all is that the seating was very uncomfortable, no cushions, & for those of us who are kinda skinny is very hard to sit on metal thru a entire luxurious meal.
Otherwise...lovely

KA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great French brunch in a peaceful setting. Croque madames, crêpes, etc. We are outside, but the interior is charming too. Larimer Square has lots of cute shops.

s
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it and will go again. Our server was terrific.

OD
Denver
11 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely place to catch up with some friends who had moved away; waitstaff were attentive, but we were never rushed and we lingered over the last bites of delicious food.

OT
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful, as always

BP
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service. The outdoor seating is a must. Just be sure to get the cheese appetizers asap because they sell out quickly!

B
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husbands new favorite spot. We sat outside. Loved all of it. Such a cute and amazing spot.

FQ
Denver
28 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

A reliably good place. One of our go to nights out for Denver. Delicious food, good French wine, wonderful staff.

OT
Denver
13 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's my favorite restaurant in Denver, esp. the patio when I have guests. Thank you.

OT
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful evening. Delicious. Very French right down to no ice water on a 95 deg evening. One of the best patios in Denver.

OT
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

ALWAYS a great experience

B
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sat in a small side room with 4 tables. Very nice!

d
Denver
22 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We hadn't been to Bistro in a while...the food is always exceptional. Our waiter was a little distracted and not as attentive in making sure we received everything we ordered. We sat outside on the patio and it was lovely.

JH
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great atmosphere great food

P
Tulsa
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

I was visiting my son , I live in OKC he lives here in Denver.
The host wasn’t very welcoming or friendly but he did, if a bit begrudgingly, accommodate our request to sit outside. Our server was lovely. My son’s pork chops were delicious, the pate was wonderful. The salad and my mussels were so so.

LT
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favorite places to eat.

OT
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Nice atmosphere, really good food but terrible service. Head waiter took our order, opened bottle of wine, and brought the check. That was the only time we saw him. Other staff helped out. No one asked how our food was. No one refilled our drink order. Main course was brought with salad and appetizer plates still on the table.
Not sure I would go back.

FI
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 5

Marvelously serene and peaceful courtyard. Everything else, meh. Food totally lacks personality. Crepe appetizer was nondescript. Salmon was uninspired. Steak ordered rare came medium-rare tending to medium. Wine selections mediocre. All in all, would not recommend.

D
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We had not visited in awhile and the meal did not disappoint. Our server was friendly. Only knock was that we sat outside and could smell the trash from the alleyway. On a cooler evening this might not have been an issue. It was not the restaurant's fault but it did negatively impact our evening.

JB
Nashville
14 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything exceeded expectations. Delicious food and impeccable service.

BC
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

I love this place. Consistently good French food in a hidden patio in Denver. Very nice

EW
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

The mussels were overcooked, tough. The steak was meh. The ambiance was nice and the service was excellent.

M
Milwaukee
18 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was fabulous. Our party of 4 - 2 couples - one from the West Coast and the other from the Midwest, met in Denver for a long weekend mini-reunion. Bistro Vendome was our first night's dinner. The food and service were excellent. The food was creative and we especially loved the melon salad! The atmosphere is lovely, and even though the restaurant was busy, it was quiet enough to allow to us to talk without having to raise our voices! We highly recommend Bistro Vendome!

R
Denver
25 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favorites. It is set up for both young blood and us older folks. The quiet and ambience suit us, the food and fun address all. Unfortunately too many places have forgotten there are still a lot of us older folks that appreciate the quieter and slower pace Vendome offers and many of the gen X and gen Y'er are beginning to groove to. These folks nail it!

T
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Helpful & friendly staff. Phenomenal food. Loved the courtyard area for our dinner reservations. Highly recommended

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