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Bistro 221

221 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2501
+1 530-265-0221
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (13 reviews)
“clams” (2 reviews)
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221 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2501
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met with some friends who we hadn't seen in a while. The service was excellent and timely for a busy Friday night without feeling rushed either. The waitress informed us of all the specials which we ordered the steak special as well as some of...More

Thank clemens227
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and service. The food choices are excellent and a comfortable place to enjoy a meal. Would definitely come back again!

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, great food, great value! I live right around the corner and this is to easy and awesome!

Thank Traveller-X24-7
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We decided to go to Bistro 221 for our 55th anniversary dinner. Had a nice cocktail at The Golden Era first and then to dinner. We have lived in Nevada City for 22 years so almost feel like natives. We have been to Bistro many...More

Thank iahawk63
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is my go-to restaurant in Nevada City. Both their lunches and dinners are very good. I like lox and cream cheese and more plate, also the bucket of clams

Thank FussyTraveler24x7
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch today & we were so disappointed!! My girl friend & I each had salads, they were both boring & not very good. My daughter got butter noddles & it was the smallest serving so she ordered a second bowl. I did...More

Thank Snlwessinger
Reviewed 3 March 2018

They really have good clam chowder, but stopped in with my wife on a Friday to enjoy some chowder and was informed that was not the soup of the day. How disappointed we were. My wife had a cheese burger which she did not enjoy...More

Thank 509Sonny78
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We had the chicken, pasta and shrimp and fish. Needed more shrimp but other than that, it was fantastic.

Thank 461angieb
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Charming place where we went for Thanksgiving dinner. We made reservations early in Sept. We were seated and initially taken care of by the owner, the Mom. Our waiter was her son and the "bus boy" was Grandpa! Soooo delightful! Lovely warm ambiance and Thanksgiving...More

Thank Corinne S
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We did not have a reservation during the Victorian Christmas and the owner and her staff accomodated us quite nicely.Amazing fish and chips,enough for hubby to take a doggie bag.I had awesome clam chowder in a bread bowl and the wedge salad.Super service from our...More

Thank Lainers60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-0221
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