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J Bistro

129 W Market St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2516
+1 419-502-2280
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
129 W Market St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2516
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Our family visiting CP clicked on the wrong restaurant and landed at J's Bistro - Wow amazing food, they even customized a kids menu for our daughter. The drinks where great and the food was delicious. I would recommend this to anyone as a great...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Lunch on a Friday afternoon, absolutely delicious! Had the hummus and the BLT salad. Waitress was exceptionally friendly and the food was outstanding. Highly recommend!

Thank Pfs5725
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

J Bistro was the best place I've ever eaten... It has good scalps , cheeseburger and pasta. Everything there is very good And Erica was a very good person that even know she wasn't the waiter she was a good friend. My day was very...More

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 15 January 2016

We love this restaurant. The ambiance is relaxing. Staff is outstanding as is the food. We have never had a bad meal there. While prices may be a little higher they are comparable and probably lower than the other two upscale restaurants downtown and the...More

1  Thank tmterie
jesse h, General Manager at J Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a detailed review. We hope to see you back again soon! :)

Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Joined friends for dinner this evening and were pleasantly surprised at our experience. Our service was great, food was exceptional! We had not been to J Bistro in quite some time. Glad we came back! We returned to see the wine bottle tree and so...More

1  Thank NanSab
jesse h, Owner at J Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're happy to hear you had such a great experience and that you like our wine tree :)

Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Not much open for lunch so stooped in for a bite. As my husband says "any one who serves Bologna sliders is not worth reviewing" but I can't hear him. I ordered the turkey sandwich on nut raisin bread with cranberry chutney and Brie (hold...More

Thank Toots951987
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I went to this restaurant with a small group (6). The waitress was knew the menu, shared her thoughts and was pleasant and helpful. Our waitress timed the meal perfectly as we were not in a rush. We wanted to have a nice, easy dinner...More

1  Thank Shelmay
Reviewed 15 October 2015

My husband and I wandered in here looking for something casual after a day of fishing. What a surprise! The food (top sirloin with sriracha and coffee sauce + Chilean sea bass) was over the top - wonderfully cooked, appropriately sized portions, and inventive. Sarah,...More

2  Thank adelantemex
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Had dinner here while I was home visiting family. The staff were friendly (they even remembered my parents who had been there before my visit), attentive, and accommodating.The regular menu is creative and appealing, but the specials were incredible! I had a hard time choosing...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

I went two evenings in a row for customer dinners and was very happy both times. The restaurant staff was helpful and efficient, without being intrusive. The food was lovely, with some very interesting dishes. The Brussels sprouts were a real hit both nights. And...More

2  Thank Carolyn E
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Dave M
26 September 2017|
Response from vthames79 | Reviewed this property |
I've seen just about anything. The times I visited was in peak of summer or good weather. Its right downtown and a gentlemen came in fresh off his boat in shorts and a tank. Even though its a nicer place you don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 W Market St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2516
    (Columbus Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-502-2280
  • E-mail
J Bistro is a fine dining restaurant that features classic chef inspired dishes using fresh local ingredients. Happy Hour is from 4-7PM Tuesday-Friday at the J Bistro bar!
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