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South 9th Bistro

721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
+1 406-404-1244
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I saw the reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give the South 9th Bistro a try. The restaurant is an old house across the street from Montana State University that has been totally refurbished. We talked to the owner who obviously takes a lot...More

Thank MrMeat9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here before a Yellowstone tour. Across from the University on 9Ave. Patio outdoors nice, inside air cond. better on a hot summer eve. Great reception & service. Very good wine carte. Delicious food. We had a wonder Steak au Poivre, with Pommes Dauphinois. Good...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful restaurant. It is kind of off the beaten path and not a lot of parking but don't let that fool you,this is a great restaurant. The food was fresh very tasty well prepared and the server was friendly and very attentive. What...More

1  Thank Travelforeducation
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here after reading the reviews. The food, the wine and the service was excellent. We are 1985 MSU grads in town for a family visit. What fun to get a top tier meal right next to campus. We had the...More

1  Thank Becky S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside on a beautiful summer night sipping Celsius sauvignon blanc and had our favorite dishes at South 9th Bistro: Coquille St.Jacues and salmon with lemon butter sauce. Sublime! This is hands down the best restaurant in Bozeman! It would fare well in any...More

1  Thank hungryducks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little hidden gem about 7 blocks straight south of the Lewis and Clark Motel on 9th Street was an unbelievable experience. South 9th Bistro would rival any 5 star restaurant in any major metropolitan location. Yes, it was that good! The portions were were...More

Thank 7PeasPatty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best meal I have had in a long time. A small homey establishment that takes excellent care of each customer. Excellent service, excellent food, an extremely pleasant experience

Thank wyolark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible once again. Thank you to all your staff Hank. Always order the same thing because they are so delicious. Marv and Molly

Thank mhessl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG have been to Bozeman many times and eaten on main street. Get off beaten path and dine at a fabulous bistro. Wine selection superb, service second to none and food exquisite. Will be back many times. Spinach salad best I've had. Plan a trip...More

1  Thank joannebents
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We spent our last night of our vacation here based on the previous reviews and were not disappointed. Service was personalized (we were greeted warmly and took time to have a conversation with us) and attentive and large food portions were all great. We ordered...More

Thank Sciteach101
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William P
22 March 2017|
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Response from Barbara U | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bring children mainly out of courtesy to other guests who might be looking for a more calm dining experience.
Lois K
10 November 2016|
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Response from hcfargot | Property representative |
Yes, we do offer gift cards. The cards can be purchased either at the Bistro, or through the Bistro's website. If you require further assistance, please call the Bistro. Thanks very much.
24 June 2015|
Response from Deb S | Reviewed this property |
Okay, I just tried several times to write out what will help out but this answer box will not let me send it. If you can get to the website, the e-mail is on the first page.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$55
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-404-1244
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Scores of excellent online reviews and local word of mouth agree that South 9th Bistro is clearly one of Bozeman's top restaurants. Enjoy casual upscale dining in a completely revamped turn-of-the-century home. Located just south of Main Street on 9th Avenue, the Bistro is easy to find - by day, by its distinctive orange Victorian facade, and by night, by its many windows aglow with the warmth and comfort of the space within. Seating at the Bistro is available both inside and (seasonally) outside. Inside the Bistro, seating on the main floor is open and upbeat, while seating on the second floor is a bit cozier and more intimate. The second floor also features a separate private dining area that can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests. The Bistro's kitchen is under the direction of Chef Ryan Trenton. Our seasonal dinner menu is broad in scope, featuring dishes such as Steak au Poivre served with dauphinoise potatoes and Pan-seared North Atlantic salmon with lemon- caper beurre blanc and wild rice. The menu also offers vegetarian options such as Ratatouille with polenta and sauteed haricots verts, and Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli served with a sage-marsala sauce and carrot-ginger mousseline. All of our menu items are scratch-made in-house, including our pasta, baked goods and desserts, with numerous gluten-free options. The Bistro also features a full selection of wines and beers. South 9th Bistro is open five days a week, Tuesday through Saturday. Happy hour begins at 4pm, dinner service at 5pm. Reservations are recommended. Dinner fare is available for take-out during dinner hours.
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