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About The Bistro on Park Avenue

At The Bistro on Park Avenue, we have numerous dining environments from which to choose; something for everyone and every occasion. Our interior dining room features large booths perfect for large groups, ideal for families with children. We’ve been told we’re the most family friendly restaurant on Park Avenue; and, we’re happy we can meet the expectations of our little customers, as well as their parents. We do have a full Liquor Bar and offer a daily Happy Hour from 5-7pm and extended on Thursday from 5-10pm. In the back Room is our second Bar perfectly suited for birthdays, networking events and more. It has its own granite-topped bar with seating plus pub tables and chairs.
One of our most popular dining environments is our solarium. Whether summer’s heat or the threat of rain which refocuses that desire for outdoor dining inside, you’ll feel like you’re in the outdoors.

348 N Park Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Southern, Contemporary German

Hours of Operation:


Brunch:

Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm


Lunch:

Monday: 11:00am -3:00PM

Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: 3:00pm - 5:00pm


Dinner:

Tuesday & Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm 10:00pm

Cross Street:
E. Canton Ave.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 539-6520

Website:
http://www.bistroonparkavenue.com/

Catering:
We Cater to every place

Parking Details:
There is a parking Garage behind Panera Bread on Canton Avenue
across the Street. Floor 5 and 6 are open for the Public

Public Transit:
Winter Park Sun Rail

Executive Chef:
Chef Tifford Cole

Private Party Facilities:
2015 we've been voted as Central Florida most Romantic Restaurant in an
online pol.
We host all different kind of private parties from Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Diners,
Birthday Parties, First Communion and Office Parties. our main dinning room seats
the maximum 40 guest.
If you like to get a quote or more information,
please contact us and ask for Erika the Manager.

Private Party Contact:
Erika : (407) 865-1752

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Bistro on Park Avenue Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

Overall Rating

based on all time ratingsThis restaurant has not received enough recent ratings to display a current ratings snapshot
food

3.9

service

4.1

ambience

4.2

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (59)
Romantic (42)
Special Occasion (32)
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Great for Brunch (31)
Great for Outdoor Dining (31)
Good for Groups (28)
Great for Lunch (23)
Fit for Foodies (22)
Scenic View (17)
Late-night Find (10)
Cozy (10)
Kid-friendly (8)
Notable Wine List (7)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Casual (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Authentic (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Outstanding Value (1)
Seasonal (1)
Vegan (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We were celebrating Father's Day and my mom's 85th Birthday. The

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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

I had a wonderful Mother's Day brunch Erica was so accommodating we got there early and our table was already waiting for us our eggs Benedict were delicious looking forward to going back real soon

Tags: Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Went here to celebrate Mother's Day. We looked for gluten free options and unfortunately there aren't many in Orlando. Fortunately we found this restaurant. The food was excellent and the staff was extremely accommodating. They made sure my wife was able to order their gluten free pancakes, which she liked very much. We will most certainly be back.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Gluten Free Options
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Been here several times. It's becoming a favorite. In the heart of Winter Park. Good food, good service - what more could you ask for?

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Orlando)·Dined on April 22, 2017

The garden setting was very relaxing. Patty was our server. Her recommendations were spot on and we loved her personality. The shrimp etoufee and jambalaya were both very tasty. We will definitely be back.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Last meal for a Bachelorette weekend - DELICIOUS food (cannot emphasize that enough), friendly and sociable waitstaff and cozy atmosphere! Next time I come back to Winter Park I will stop by again!! Thank you for an awesome dining experience!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Great for Brunch
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 25, 2017

food and service were excellent. The menu has many choices and everything we tried was delicious, especially the strawberry pie with vanilla ice cream.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on February 24, 2017

This is the best kept secret on Park Ave. Great food, great value, great service. Not pretentious. No dogs. Owner is wonderful. Tucked away in a cozy alcove. LOVE IT!

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 14, 2017

We had our Valentine's Day dinner here and it was beautiful! Nicely set back off of Park Avenue, we didn't hear or see any traffic noise, and had no issue with parking. The wait staff were very attentive and friendly. I had the Panko Chicken which was beyond delicious, and my husband had the savory chicken crepe, also delicious. The food was served hot and fresh, I'd ordered coleslaw instead of the mashed potatoes that came with my dinner and there were no issues. We definitely plan on going again, we'd like to try their weekend brunches.

Tags: People Watching, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Tea
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 10, 2017

Restaurant was amazing as always my fiance was extremely pleased with the staff as always we come here every year we are in the area

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Lovely setting with excellent, friendly, efficient service. Highly recommend and will definitely return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Seasonal, Authentic, Afternoon Coffee, Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, Vegan, Casual, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Outstanding Value, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch
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food5
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2016

Restaurant isn't on Park Ave. Its in an alcove off of Park Ave. Food was good but not exceptional. Ok for a quick lunch.

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food3
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 23, 2016

Great service and great food with the "creole" flare!

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food4
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 17, 2016

We enjoyed our family Christmas dinner in the garden room. The ambiance was perfect and the food delicious. We always experience excellent service!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Cozy, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 1, 2016

Had a great dinner with friends before the Christmas in the Park concert on December 1st. The owner was very attentive as was the wait staff making sure we enjoyed our dinners without rushing to the concert. the snapper and the lobster dishes were excellent and their brownie dessert is a real treat. Would recommend as we enjoyed ourselves.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Authentic, People Watching, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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food5
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on November 3, 2016

There were 4 other people in the restaurant and it took 45 minutes to get our food. We ordered salads! The servers were not attentive, and completely unaware that we were dissatisfied with our food. The salad was SO salty! When we asked the server for our check and gave her our credit card, she said sorry I have to open this bottle of wine, I'll be back. Not good.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 12, 2016

An amazing experience all around. Certainly one of my new favorite restaurants in 2016!!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 31, 2016

Great place to eat! Intimate and great service. Small party of 18 fits great upstairs and party of 40 with great attention. Recommended

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on July 19, 2016

This was my first time dining at this establishment and I was impressed. A great variety of food with unique selections. Everything was very fresh and flavorful. We enjoyed the Lobster Dip and I had the Beef Medallions. We were able to take our time and really enjoyed being here.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 5, 2016

Good food, all made in house. Service was excellent and overall value is good. May be hard to find for some new to the area.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 26, 2016

I dined at the Bistro on Saturday, March 26th. I was very impressed with the menu, and the amount and quality of my food! I was also impressed with our waitress. She was very friendly and attentative, and a bit sassy, which I loved! I was worried when a friend of mine was rude to her about her drink, but she had the drink remade and was still friendly with everyone. I would reccommend the Bistro to anyone who wants a delicious dinner and wonderful atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on March 25, 2016

Amazing food and atmosphere

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on March 19, 2016

Was told the garden room was reserved for a private party so seated in a booth. Dark and dreary! Blackboard indicated Happy Hour was still in effect, but told that had changed and Saturday had no happy hour. Now that the season had started. When we pointed out the blackboard just an acknowledgment but did not offer to honor the happy hour. While service was good it was not very busy. Food was ok but nothing special. I had the Ahi tuna, not that great. Several of us had the same yellow rice served with different dishes. Overall pretty benign. Much better restaurants in the same neighborhood with far better food.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on February 26, 2016

Both times we have eaten here the owner and chef have come to our table to ensure everything was perfect, especially due to my gluten sensitivity.
Overall this restaurant is just a very accommodating in every sense of the word !

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 14, 2016

I called ahead of time and they work with me on my special request you have roses and chocolates waiting for my girlfriend. They would even went above and beyond to make sure not only the chocolates didn't have any of my girlfriends food allergies but also her meal. And the outdoor seating room gives you all of the comforts of being outside without the hassle of weather the owner and her husband as well as the waiters were the most amazing people ever

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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 12, 2016

This restaurant has a great garden area. Very romantic setting. But I expected the food to be a better quality for the price.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 4, 2016

Food was good. Service superior. Half price cocktails on Thursday night were a great side benefit.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2016

Very relaxed atmosphere with very friendly waitstaff and hostess. Good food.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on December 18, 2015

We truly enjoyed our after graduation ceremony lunch, we were late arriving but
we did call to let them know. The host was very accommodating, our reservation was for 5 and we had 7 in our party and they were wonderful finding us the perfect spot. The menu was very limited but had a nice variety, I especially loved the shrimp and grits. The jambalaya was huge, tons to share and bring home leftovers.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 17, 2015

Celebrated our 38th wedding anniversary at the Bistro on Park Ave. It was a flawless evening. Great food, great wine, attentive service and a wonderful dessert. Priced reasonably for really good food. I highly recommend the Bistro on Park Avenue.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on November 14, 2015

Great service, food and ambiance! Wonderful spot for brunch and conversation. Cute patio area. Will return to try more dinner food.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 24, 2015

Went for brunch and I would recommend it to all. Good fun and atmosphere.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on September 12, 2015

Enjoyed it for the most part. Nice out of the way place. We get there any were seated right away. Personally I was not happy with the seat so I asked to move. The server 91st first1st first told me

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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on August 8, 2015

Expensive and somewhat snobbish. Should have remembered but hey, this is Park Avenue.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 14, 2015

Server much now friendly than host. Should have walked out after first impression. Good was just ok . can find much better for price in walking distance. Will not be back.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 16, 2015

Me & my family thoroughly enjoyed brunch @ The Bistro. I took my wife for her late Mothers Day brunch & she loved it. The specials for the day were delicious. I got the special which was the seafood omlet & my wife got eggs benedict off the menu. They also had another special, Blueberry pancakes that my kids got & loved. The only food item that could be better is the grits. I'm from the South so I was expecting creamy knock your socks off grits & they were just plain & nothing special. The staff was awesome & helpful. They made you feel @home. Its a definitely must eat experience & I would go back again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 14, 2015

Nice atmosphere, could be romantic but there were to many noise children present. We sample one of the many homemade desserts, the lemon cake it was quite good, I would order it again. The restaurant was clean and I liked the open kitchen. I had one of there Germany entrees and its was well prepared and tasty . I tried this restaurant because it was recommended by the PBS critic.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on February 7, 2015

The Bistro has a quiet, warm atmosphere that is comfortable for any occasion. The food (I can vouch only for brunch) was mediocre; it was food, and it filled our stomaches. The service, unfortunately, was very poor: rude management, a disinterested server and an unwelcoming attitude. It is quite possible that we just arrived on a bad day, but we will not be back.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 6, 2015

service and food were great...manager/owner could be more hospitable ... otherwise we had a great time

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 23, 2015

My wife and I found The Bistro on a random websearch and we are SO glad we did! The food was delicious and served promptly, and our server (Kim) was excellent and very knowledgeable. We will definitely be returning!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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