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Jay's Bistro

135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
+1 970-482-1876
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (21 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (14 reviews)
“stuffed dates” (6 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

My go to restaurant for special events, birthdays and more - we get treated fantastic by the staff, the food is delicious and the environment is not stuffy.

Thank MarniMX
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We have always loved Jays for special occasions. We booked early and got window table we requested...The service was 5 Star but the bouillabaisse, an old standard, was very disappointing. Weak broth. No salt or seasoning and scant seafood. Felt it was watered down in...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We go to Jay's on special occasions and we're never disappointed. The food is top-notch, presentation is appealing, and the service is efficient and friendly. We always look forward to going back to Jay's.

Thank vern_bodeen99
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We had a great meal with wonderful and attentive service. I had the halibut and my husband had the bouillabaisse and both were excellent. It was expensive but reasonable considering the quality of the food, service and atmosphere. Yes, we would dine here again!

1  Thank Retiredtraveler2004
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I invited my host parents tonight to have dinner at Jay's. They chose the place since they had had delicious dinners there. We ordered very well known dishes: steamed clams, ahi tuna, fried calamari, wedge salad, stuffed dates with goat cheese and lobster bisque. Not...More

1  Thank MCSilvaEcuador
Reviewed 26 November 2017

In the past I've been very clear of my dislike for where Jay's is going. I've not been impressed by the new owners or management since Jay and Jacky left. I always considered the level of quality, execution and care,to be much more well defined...More

1  Thank FigsJr
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We have had very pleasant evenings in the Jay's Bistro bar and enjoyed their appetizers so came here for our anniversary dinner. I am not sure if it was the second string crew working the day after Thanksgiving or their normal staff...but the food was...More

1  Thank vostie
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Cordial staff, special Thanksgiving dinner that was delicious. Nice ambiance. Enjoyed not having to cook!

1  Thank b_hancock627
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Real French restaurant. Fantastic service and food very was very tasty and right portion size. Catch of the day was amazing.

1  Thank Jose_Tranjan
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Very good Board platter to begin with. Marqaritas were excellent and the fish we ordered was perfect. Owner/manager came to talk to us and the waiter was excellent. Also, the jazz was wonderful. Can't say enough good things about Jay's Bistro!

1  Thank pameladelk
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Response from jimhWindsor_Colorado | Reviewed this property |
seasons change the menu, call for details like that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 AM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2828
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-482-1876
  • E-mail
Jay's Bistro is a locally owned business started in 1980. Norman And Wednesday Vogel recently purchased the bistro and are making changes to menus, decor and style. By proudly supporting local farms and growers we are adding healthier, fresher and more sustainable items to our menus. Prices are fair for FT Collins and Wednesday is all night happy hour and tapas for those who want to come in and nosh. Enjoy live jazz music Thursday through Saturday with happy hour every day!! Eat well, drink some, be happy!
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