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Back Bistro

$$ - $$$, American,
230 Palladio Pkwy, Suite 1201, Folsom, CA 95630-8784
+1 916-986-9100
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Wine Bar, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
230 Palladio Pkwy, Suite 1201, Folsom, CA 95630-8784
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1. Wonderful Dinner
"Another fantastic meal at Back Bistro"
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2. Delightful Little Wine Bistro
"Even the "house" wines are good,"
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3. Well, THAT was an experience!
"2 enthusiastic thumbs up, and looking forward to our return!!"
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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great dinner! We had reservations thru Yelp and got seated right away. There is a nice amount of space between tables so you don't overhear other conversations too much. Probably very good for a business lunch. There was a mix of diners dressed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 2Klecks
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This used to be one of our favorite places. It was small and intimate and the food was consistently good. They have moved to the mall and the food is just bad. This was our 3rd or 4th time here since they moved. We keep...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lkezmoh
Jeff B, Owner at Back Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry to lose you as a valued guest. We have kept the vast majority of our regulars at the new location. It is only 6 months old and there are kinks to work out. If you have liked us before you will love us again.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

First time here, upon walking in the door there is a bar (which was packed and extremely noisy). We had a reservation so thankfully we were seated immediately. Once in the dining area, it was still noisy and difficult to have a conversation because the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank soulsisters
Reviewed September 11, 2018

My husband and I stopped in Back Bistro to have a small snack before a movie matinee. I had the arancini and he had a salad. He enjoyed his salad and I really liked the arancini. If they had been a little warmer that lukewarm,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NevermindCA
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Went twice to lunch and dinner and appreciated the good service, great food and drinks. Will definitely go back often and take more family and friends:):) Recommend highly!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wisemelancholic
Reviewed August 22, 2018

My husband and I went here for a special dinner. We had drinks and an appetizer off the happy hour menu. My husband enjoyed the premium house wine (a cab) and I thought the Moscow Mule was the best I have had at any restaurant....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Allison B
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I ordered the Peach special drink and it was eh, the flavors did not meld and it was a strange combination. I love peach so it was the drink. I was in Folsom for business and wasn't that hungry so ordered the apple blue cheese...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank WesternMAtravels
Jeff B, Owner at Back Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We have removed the peach paloma from our drink list as consistency was an issue. Please come back and try our many other specialty cocktails.

Reviewed July 25, 2018

Had a light dinner after a movie and we were disappointed. We had to go find someone to wait on us and when she got there she wasn't very pleasant. Ordered the steak and potatoes and others ordered the filet. Both meals came luke warm...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chris123app
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We ate here after going to the movies which is right next door. We had reservations and went right in exactly on time. The staff was excellent friendly efficient and helpful. One of our parties wanted a sample of a sauce and it was provided...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 454edwardy
Reviewed July 14, 2018

I had the shrimp & polenta meal and it was fantastic! For dessert I had the pot de creme which was rich and creamy. Will definitely be back to Back

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Staci E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
Wine Bar, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Palladio Pkwy, Suite 1201, Folsom, CA 95630-8784
    (E. Natoma)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Folsom
  • Phone Number: +1 916-986-9100
  • E-mail
Welcome to the award winning Back Bistro in Folsom! We are Folsom's Premier Wine Bar and Bistro! We have moved to Folsom's Palladio right next to the theater. Serving 30 inspiring wines by the glass, a full craft cocktail bar, microbrew beers and a seasonally-focused, wine friendly lunch and dinner menu. Voted best wine bar in Folsom/El Dorado Hills 10 years in a row!
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