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Take Five Bistro

4.6
459 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Steak
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Windsor's finest steaks, chops,
and seafood.

At Take Five Bistro, we're proud to support the local economy. All of our meat and produce is grown and raised in Ontario to ensure our customers are getting the finest and freshest ingredients possible.

Co-Owners and Chefs, Paul Sauve and Cody Northgrave, are committed to providing quality service and a cozy atmosphere, with great food, friendly staff and a full, licensed bar.

Browse our menus online and then join us to find out why Windsor's finest steaks, chops and seafood can only be found at Take Five Bistro.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: Dinner: 5pm - 10pm.
Friday - Saturday: 5pm - 11pm

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Phone number
(519) 962-2991
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Langlois and Marion
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 459 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.8
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

We had a group of 6 long-time friends gathered for a Tuesday evening dinner. Some of us chose from the Prix Fixe menu which was a very good value. Everyone very happy with their food. Came out hot and timely. Server Colin attentive but not intrusive. Only complaint was the price of the glass of wine ordered. Mixed cocktails were reasonably priced but $16. for a glass of wine seemed pricey.

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1.0Dined 7 days ago

Absolutely the worse meal ever. Cold, tasteless, and disgusting.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

I always look forward to going for dinner there, never have I been disappointed.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

It was our server Arti’s (I believe this was his name and I totally apologize if I am wrong!) first night - what a great addition to Take Five Bistro! He was very knowledgeable about the menu and the food items used to go into each dish, his service was exceptional and he’s nice to look at too! 😉
Our dinner was perfect and the tiramisu was a great way to end our dining experience. We will be back!

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

The service has improved greatly since the last time I went. The menu has expanded somewhat, and so has the choice of starches. All this points to a concern on the part of the restaurant to please its customers. The place was packed, as a result. The bisque was tasty, but on the lukewarm side. We ordered tenderloin. It just melted in the mouth. The veggies were cooked to perfection: tender and yet slightly crunchy.
I love the notion that there is an effort to source supplies locally.
Now, for the desserts. It would be nice to feature a dessert rich in cacao but low in sugar (fresh molten cake). Or a nice fruity dessert such as an apple/berry cobbler. I had the tiramisu last time, but it was a little on the sweet side. The crepes were bland. So, this time, we just went elsewhere for gelato.
Please surprise us next time. Desserts are usually the perfect end to a wonderful meal.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Food was amazing! Best steak I’ve ever had!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Delicious food, great service, every time we visit.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

The dining at The Take 5 Bistro was a most enjoyable experience!
The staff was attentive and obliging. They were also very friendly , with service second to none.
The ambiance was very cozy and relaxing for our special occasion!
The food was outstanding with good portions and taste.
We definitely would go back again and I have recommended the Take 5 Bistro to friends.
Well done Take 5 Bistro!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

The food and service were both amazing... we will definitely go back.

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

My filet Mignon was perfect. My boyfriend's meal, he said, was excellent. Appetizers were ok. I would have preferred that the calamari be grilled instead of deep fried. It took away from the flavour with the grease being thick. The baked shrimp was good. Bread would have been nicer if it was warm. Overall, the food was great. We would go back for that.
Tables were too crowded together.
Wine selection was not good. Too many Ontario wines, not enough European choices.
Waiter left several things at the table when setting other things down, not clearing empty plates was a bit annoying. Tried to get his attention, but he walked away too fast and I didn't know his name and didn't want to yell it out.
The water girl was very pleasant.
Overall, with service, it was ok. He could use some tips. The meal took a while, but I had filet Mignon, so it was expected. We will be back.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

It was our first time and we were very satisfied. The food was great and well presented. The dessert was a killer. Ver Romantic atmosphere. Highly recommended. We will return.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Always a great dining experience.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The food was fantastic and the service was great. Just a bit crowded and loud. Overall I would definitely recommend it and we will be back again

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Our first visit to Take 5 based on a recommendation since we are new in Windsor. We had a wonderful evening. Great service and the food was wonderful. We enjoyed a NY steak and the blackened chicken with a lovely risotto and veg off the fixed price menu. Presentation was lovely and it all tasted yummy. Even had room to enjoy the lovely tiramasu. All sitting near the fire place with easy instrumental music in the background. We will be back!

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

We loved the food- our server (Colin ) was excellent. The fact that all the food was made on site only added to the enjoyment. We were fortunate enough to get a table for 4 ( only 2 of us ). The tables for a couple are extremely small, which to us, is the only drawback.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Excellent food and service. Keep up the great job!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

it was my ladies birthday and I wanted to treat her to a good dinner at a nice place and as it turns out she absolutely loved it. the dinner was excellent, the staff was most courteous and attentive, the table location was perfect for the two of us.
an all around enjoyable evening, I thank everyone at Take Five Bistro.
Definitely we will be back

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3.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Food was good tasting. However I had to send my steak back 2 times before it was done to my specifications. I asked for medium well done. The first time I got the steak it was so red inside it was bleeding onto my plate. The second time it was still red but I would call it medium rare done. When I sent it back that time I told the waiter to say well done. When I got it back it was medium well done with slight pink in the middle. The waiter was awesome and very well mannered. For a restaurant known for its steak, I would expect the chef to be just as knowledgeable in the way the meat should be prepared for the customer. The vegetables were cooked to perfection. The fast burster on your tongue. The starch side were Devine.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

This was an excellent dining experience. The steaks were cooked to perfection as were the veggies. Five choices of starch! Impeccable white glove service...highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

First time there. Excellent staff. Great food!! Thanks so much! Will definitely come back again.
Lance and Judy Bergeron

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Food and service always superb never disappointed time and time again whatever you order is always right on. Very relaxing atmosphere. And always well taken care of

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3.0Dined on March 10, 2018

My dinner was not hot. The steak was not cooked as I requested, and it was room temperature. The risotto was not cooked either. It was crunchy. The portion sizes of the sides on the main plate were too small. I was not impressed at all for the pricey meal.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

The first time we went because of the location. The second time because we were extremely impressed. It's a small venue with old school decor. The chairs could be more comfortable but we stopped noticing when the food arrived. Our first time was fantastic. She had surf and I had turf. We argued about who's was better (since I'm writing this, I'm voting for me). Waiter was knowledgeable and pleasant. The staff was equally as pleasant and attentive.
Our second visit did not disappoint. It was equally as pleasant. We went mid-week and ordered off the Prix Fixe Menu. Not only delicious, but a great deal (especially for an American with a great exchange rate). Everything was great (again), but there was one stand out, the dessert. One of the deserts we had was the Mango Sorbet. We've had good food before, this was beyond amazing.
YES, we'll be back. Thank you!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

This is starting to be my ‘go to’ place for a great dining experience. Take 5 has a wonderful selection of interesting menu choices and their support of local farm goods is so admirable. If you haven’t been to this gem yet...then you’re in for a delectable treat!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

To call this restaurant a "steakhouse" does it a disservice. It is much more. That being said, I did or a steak. Wonderful. Too many steakhouses serve pieces of meat that are way too thick for proper preparation, I suspect, for a "wow" factor. The food here is much more precise.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great food and romantic atmosphere . Top steak in the City.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Food, Service and ambiance was excellent. Already recommended to friends.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Our Meals and appetizers were all excellent!
We had Calamari and Mussels, both were excellent. Some of the best mussels we've had.

Our steaks were all cooked perfectly and so tender!

We will be back again soon.
Our waiter was very knowledgeable and attentive.
Wonderful experience all around!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Amazing food!! Great cocktails and the sevice was phenomenal.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Great service from an attentive young waiter. Excellent salad with two very good meals. Crusted salmon and a pork steak with a mango/pineapple salsa.
Right priced wine by the glass. Cappuccino machine was broken. Not great for a Saturday evening! A visit from a line cook (introduced as an assistant chef but she came clean. Gave us the heat source in the salsa (received with thanks). All in all a very nice dining experience. A tad noisy though. But, it was Saturday night.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Phenomenal food and excellent service ! The meal is pricy is my husband and l typically go there on special occasion. The money is worth it, the food is to die for. I would recommend this to my family and friends.

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3.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Excellent service and ambiance. Unfortunately the food was not as good as it has been in the past. Filet was very charred and lacked seasoning even with the addition of bearnaise sauce(also bland) Lamb was just ok tasting, but was cooked perfectly. The accompaniments were very tasty including delicious table bread and homemade sundried tomato butter. Overall I expected a better tasting and quality meal for the cost, the taste did not compare to The Keg or Nero’s.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Our server Scott was absolutely amazing.
The food options and wine menu were fantastic.
Thank you we will defiantly return.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

My friend from Nevada came to Windsor and we have made it a habit when she is in town to go there . The food is great along with the service

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

I have always enjoyed Take 5 and have always had a good meal. My meal this time was not the best as both my steak and my prawns were overcooked. I should have sent it back however my husbands meal was perfect and I didn't want to eat at a different time as he was. I always order med rare and my steak was med well. The soup was excellent (Lobster Bisque) but was disappointed in my entrée.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

After the initial disappointment that one of the main courses was not available, the wine we requested was not available, and that there was no fresh mint for a Mohito, the dinner fare was excellent, preparation and presentation were very very good.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Always great service at this wonderful restaurant. As a manger of three restaurants my attention to service is second nature and I may look for certain details some patrons don't .. Everytime we dine I appreciate the cooks sous chefs and head chef as without question the waiter Dave which deserve a well done on our behalf.. thanks again , wish we could get there more often..
Charles Peluso

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Had a lovely Saturday evening. Had the Fixed Price menu, lots of options, very good food, very reasonable price.
Had knowledgable and frieindly waiter.
Will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Just celebrated our six year anniversary here and couldn’t have found a better local restaurant. The ambience was perfectly romantic and the food could not be beat. Our server was very knowledgeable and paced our meal perfectly. We really enjoyed each dish and can not wait to come back!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner experience.. would definitely recommend

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