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Bistro Cv

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American, Contemporary
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345 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 (4th)
+1 970-879-4197
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While there is no doubt Bistro CV will be missed, it was getting a bit stale, so I think it was best this one died a quick and quiet death. I think the same menu existed from the day they opened without much modification. They lost their way and decided to focus on Denver. Do not dispair though, there are... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This restaurant closed with only a notice on it's doors. All tables were set up for diners, even the bar had place settings. The computers were on....visible through the windows. We had reservations, and we had not been notified....not even give the chance to transfer our reservations to their new venture, Low Country Kitchen.

Thank Linda V
Tampa, Florida
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Sad to hear this place has now closed. We visited in March and this was our "nice" dinner. Definitely a 5 star place...their chicken pot pie was to die for!

Thank kladis
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Sadly, what was a great restaurant has been shuttered so the owners can focus on their nearby mediocre Southern fare establishment. They closed the wrong one.

1 Thank Jonathan H
Waterloo, Canada
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have been here several times over the past 4 years and it is consistently fine. The atmosphere is that of a top end fine dining restaurant in a large city. The menu is vaguely french and the food, wine list and service quality appropriate to a Michelin guide ranked restaurant in Paris.

Thank SAGadbois
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We enjoyed our meal at Bistro cv. It is true that the servings were pretty small and a lot of effort spent on making the plates look beautiful (but that was part of the experience.) Unfortunately, we were one of the last diners because the restaurant closed the end of July so the owners can focus more on their other... More 

Thank Cofamily3
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed in the past the food and presentation but it seems since his foray into James Beard experience its become a exercise in presentation. The small plates which were always our favorites have become plate paintings with most of the plate empty and food minimally placed to be a graphic element. This is what happens when the chefs... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is a wonderful place in the heart of downtown. Innovative, creative dishes that are light and delicious. Portions are adequate, but not overwhelming. Service was excellent and quick. I would definitely go again.

1 Thank PegBeg
Plano, Texas
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We ordered the chef's special 5 course menu and each course was really good and innovative in its presentation. I would highly recommend this restaurant, it is definitely one of the best in Steamboat. Service was top notch.

Thank Bill C
Pittsburgh, PA
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167 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

The decor is modern, attractive, cool and classy all at the same time. The menu items and described preparations are stunning. The food was plenty tasty as well, but the shortfall was in the value. The steep prices on the menu didn't deter me, as I routinely have meals that total over $100. I usually don't concern myself with portions,... More 

1 Thank Bill L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$41
American, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
  • Public Transportation: The city of Steamboat Springs provides a free bus that circulates throughout the city. There is a bus stop one block from Bistro C.V.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Steamboat Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-879-4197
The goal at Bistro C.V. is to celebrate and showcase the freshest ingredients of the season. We love the region we live in and pride ourselves on supporting our local and organic farmers. Our food is a reflection of our belief in cooking simply, honestly and innovatively. We designed our restaurant to provide a dining experience of superior quality within a comfortable atmosphere, unique to Steamboat.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?