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Bistro J

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102 Chancery Lane, Hamilton, Bermuda
+1 441-296-8546
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Naperville, Illinois
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We found this restaurant from a local listing and gave it a try. Our lucky night! This place was lovely and the food was wonderful. You absolutely must make a reservation since the place is quite tiny. The premise is that the menu changes daily and you can get 2 courses ($25.99?) or 3 courses ($35.99?). For Bermuda, we thought... More 

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Thank Trudy L
Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Tucked away in an alley off Front Street, this quaint bistro is a perfect spot for a casual lunch or dinner. The restaurant consists of approximately 18 tables. The menu is limited but is sufficient for most diners. The wine list is also limited but diverse and reasonably priced compared to most places in Bermuda. The food very good indeed... More 

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Thank garry612
Burlington, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

This is a small restaurant off the main street in Hamilton. The menu changes daily - the night we went they had four main dish options; fish, steak, vegetarian and chicken. The appetizers were delicious and a good portion. I got the fish and my husband got the steak - both very good. The servers were friendly and the price... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Welcoming and friendly. They have a good menu and good wine list. The food was very good and as was the service. Very charming.

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Thank Andrea L
Hamilton, Bermuda
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Seriously, this is the best value for money you will find in dining - take it from a local that knows! The quality and selection cannot be beat for the price you pay. Really there are no negatives with this place other than it is tucked away and can be forgotten! Having said that it is in the city, and... More 

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Seymour, Connecticut
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

My husband and I discovered this gem several visits ago. It's mostly locals in the cozy dining room. The menu changes daily and everything we've eaten has been delicious. You can chose the two or three course menu at flat prices. The wine list is small (aka manageable) and reasonably priced. Every time we visit there's a party of locals... More 

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New York City, New York
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Extraordinary dinner here. Couldn't figure out why it wasn't mobbed. Such a refreshing alternative to the usual tourist fare. Chef menu changes daily and we finished every bite of all 3 courses.

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Orange County, California
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199 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We were looking for the Barracuda Grill, but ended up down a cute little alley and stumbled into Bistro J...fabulous find! They offer a prix fixe menu...$30 for 3 courses. As an appetizer, we ordered the Duck Confit Rangoon. It would have been perfect if it wasn't drowning in the hoisin sauce. My steak frites was disappointing...a tough piece of... More 

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Thank SoVerySoCal
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Try the Passion Fruit Mojito for a refreshing take on a classic drink. Meal and service were superb and best value in Hamilton for a great dinner. Good wine list and friendly, professional staff. Fresh fish and blackboard specials, 2 or 3 course fixed price. A nice change, between the noisy pubs and boring fine diningl!

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Thank Lori D
New York City, New York
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We found this hidden gem when we were admiring some artwork recently done on a set of stairs in an alley. What caught our attention most was the intimate look and feel of Bistro J along with their extremely delicious menu. Surprisingly, this is an extremely affordable restaurant for Bermuda. The service was top notch; we had Rachel as our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Chancery Lane, Hamilton, Bermuda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bermuda  >  Pembroke Parish  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 441-296-8546

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