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Bistro 54

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54 Foster Street | Ontario, Perth, Ontario K7H 1S1, Canada
+1 613-267-5454
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great service, great food, great wine. Intimate dining room. Friendly staff. No problems getting a seat.

Thank MomagerOttawa
Perth, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We headed to another restaurant with friends and couldn't get in. So we all said we have been wanting to try "that Italian place around the corner". What amazing luck! The server was very competant and personable. The food will pull us back again and again. And they finished us off with a shot of limoncello! Delicious.

Thank Debbie G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived on a Friday evening with no reservation although they are strongly recommended with a couple of friends. The place was not too busy and the service was attentive. The food was great I had a dish with scallops, shrimp, chicken and lobster risotto to die for. I had been there a couple of years prior and I was happy... More 

Thank CommguyWestport
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend spent last weekend in Perth at the Perth mannor and we decided to try Bistro 54. I thought the restaurant so cozy and the staff were so nice. I love restaurants that are quaint and cozy. I love that there was a glass where you could see the chef cooking our meals. The food was great.... More 

Thank Monica R
Perth, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very quaint and relaxing place to eat. Cozy atmosphere. All food is prepared and served fresh. Service is stellar.

Thank Nancy L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The service and food were excellent. They do not take reservations so get there early. Their white anchovy appetizer was a delight as was my main course of the gnocchi and braised brisket.

Thank Susan J
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you have not tried this charming gem in Perth - you are missing out. The food, service, atmosphere, background music - love everything about Bistro 54! We live in Ottawa, but spend summers in Perth. When we feel like a night out, we go to Bistro 54. It never disappoints. The hard working owners, husband and wife team, Dave... More 

Thank joburton101
Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have put off dining at Bistro 54 mainly due to the lack of reservation system. But when family visited from London, Ontario on the weekend, we decided to take our chances. Our party of 4 arrived shortly after 7pm. As expected, we had to wait for a table. We were upstairs for 30-40 minutes. The ambiance was great, the... More 

Thank Theresa P
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We spent a perfect night at Bistro 54 celebrating my Mom's birthday. The owners were beyond accommodating to our party squeezing in an extra chair to make sure we were comfortable, and helping choose wines. The service was smooth and the food was absolutely DELICIOUS. For a family with a cottage nearby and a lot of summer birthdays this is... More 

Thank Kirsten-B9
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I live in London, Ont. We have an old family cottage outside of Perth. The best part of our visit is dining at Bistro 54 !! We have been going there since the owners David ( also the best chef around ) and his wife Nikki opened 11 years ago. We have been to Italy many times,... More 

Thank DeeDee L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Foster Street | Ontario, Perth, Ontario K7H 1S1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +1 613-267-5454
Owned and operated by it's original husband and wife team since 2005.
A menu inspired by "Mamas Cucina" style Italian cooking.
Pasta hand made daily.Home made bread.Desserts made in house.
Pasta and seafood are our specialties though much diversity is found within the pages of our menu.
Extensive wine list roams the regions of Italy.
Gluten free options for every dinner on the menu.
Reservations not accepted for groups smaller than 8.
Maximum sit down table size is 14.
Upstairs wine lounge and dining room available.

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