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Picabu Bistro

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901 W 14th Ave, Spokane, WA 99204-3821
+1 509-624-2464
11:00 - 21:00
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, This place has no ambience, our waiter had no personality and the food was mediocre at best. How this place rates high on trip advisor is beyond me!

Thank Don R
Monterey, California
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

On our cross country road trip, we tried an out of the way place for dinner as opposed to his favorite theme style restaurants. He walked away impressed and we both had great meals. I had the "Fire Pasta", which was great, as was the Bistro Steak. Service was great and it will be a great "hole in the wall"... More 

Thank Reed W
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We came here off of a recommendation of our Air BNB host. It was within walking distance from where we were staying, and we really enjoyed walking through the neighborhood to get here. Once inside, we learned that Guy Fieri had visited here, and we knew the food was going to be good. We weren't disappointed! My husband and I... More 

Thank Carolyn S
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This delightful bistro is tucked away in a mall so it's got lots of free parking. The staff are super friendly and attentive. It's clean and upbeat with awesome food. I particularly liked the option to create my own salad but I ultimately chose the Baja blackened shrimp salad with avocado, cabbage, mixed greens and cilantro-lime dressing and it was... More 

Thank Michelle R
Spokane, Washington
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Tucked away on the lower South Hill by Huckleberry's and Rosauers you'll find a sweet "Picabu Bistro" Neighborhood Restaurant. We both ordered Pad Thai and so enjoyed our selection. We didn't have an adult drink this time, but will when we return and we will return.

Thank MaterPie
Richland, Washington
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We first heard about this bistro after watching an episode of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives with Guy Fieri from Foid Network. He recommended the Cactus burger so we decided to give it a try. It is spicy, but has an amazing flavor! We now eat here anytime we make a trip to Spokane, which is a 2 hour drive. Staff... More 

Thank Pat L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We've been here many times and the food is always good - usually great! This time I tried their pad thai and while tasty, just wasn't what I was used to (probably because it's not an Asian restaurant.) Nevertheless, everything is always very fresh and the service is pleasant and attentive. The fire pasta is worth driving WAY out of... More 

Thank Monika H
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

From the time my mother first brought me here with my two young daughters I have been in love with the food. Angry prawns are amazing! Whatever I have chosen off the menu has always been good. And kudos for the smiley face chicken for the kids and a push pop with every kids meal ; )

Thank lisabH9143GC
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Just prior to visiting Manito Park, we needed sustenance, so went to Picabu Bistro. It's in kind of a strip mall, but don't let that be a turn off. It's a nice comfy space, with high ceilings, a fair number of tables, and counter seating, plus a couple of tables outside. But the real draw is the food. I don't... More 

Thank parrotheadnica
Bridger, Montana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

what a great hidden gem. found it by accident. the food was fantastic, a varied and interesting menu, great service and quaint atmosphere. very eclectic choice of dishes with something for everyone. we had a lovely time sampling everyone's meals at lunchtime. will definitely go again.

Thank twofishys

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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$15 - US$20
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 W 14th Ave, Spokane, WA 99204-3821
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: +1 509-624-2464

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