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Bistro Vendome

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings

Location and contact


Soupe A L’oignon
Ris De Veau Croustillant
Crispy veal sweetbreads, wild mushroom fricassee, dijon-poppy vol-au-vent, arugula
Assiette De Charcuterie
Saucisson sec salumis, foie gras torchon, red onion compote, chicken rillette, house made fisher amber mustard
Escargots Perrier
Imported burgundy snails, hazelnut-pernod compound butter, grilled bread
Crepes Vendome
Roasted chicken, roma tomato, olives, herbs. topped with a fried egg, bearnaise, fried capers
Steak Tartare
Beef tenderloin combined with aioli, dijon mustard, capers, red onion. topped with fried quail egg, grilled baguette
Mussels, garlic, herbs, white wine, grilled sourdough baguette
Poulet Rôti Aux Herbes
Herb roasted half chicken, pommes aligot, mâche salad, chicken jus
Saumon En Salaison,
Pain Au Gingembre Grilled Cured Salmon, Gingerbread Spices, Cider Braised Acorn Squash, Glazed Beets, Mustard Greens, Cider Reduction
Croquette De Risotto A La Citrouill
Roasted pumpkin risotto croquette, brown butter chestnuts, roasted garlic, goat cheese, kale salad, spaghetti squash
Noix De St. Jacques, Panisse A La Pomme Et Thym
Pan​ roasted scallops, apple-thyme panisse, braised red cabbage, persimmon puree, pickled persimmon relish
Truite a L’oseille
Pan seared idaho trout, butter-poached red bliss potatoes, haricot vert, mushrooms, sorrel poulette sauce
Plats De Cotes De Veau Braises
Braised veal short rib, parsnip puree, bacon-roasted brussels sprouts, natural jus
Confit De Canard Et Lentílle Du Puy
Salt-cured duck leg, orange scented du puy lentils, frisee and orange salad
Au Poivre
Green peppercorn sauce
Port​ reduction
Salade De Betteraves
Roasted glazed beets, toasted hazelnuts, kale, micro beet greens, feta mousse, kale-hazelnut vinaigrette
Salade Lyonnaise
Frisee lettuce, crisp potato, bacon lardon, fried egg, banyuls vinaigrette
Simple Salade
Mixed greens, grape tomatoes, herb croutons, tarragon vinaigrette
Seasonal Market Vegetable
Pommes Frites
Macaroni & Cheese With Ham
A Daily Selection Of Artisan Cheeses
330 Ml $4.00
750 Ml $7.00
USD 31 - USD 60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
French, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our party of 8 sat for over an hour before getting served. When we queried what the issue was the employee stated they were serving a "large party" and were very busy. The food was only fair with one dish being seriously undercooked. No managerial...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Happiness656276
Tour21233957043, Manager at Bistro Vendome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, Thanks so much for writing to us. I'm so sorry about your awful experience! This is definitely NOT up to our standard, and I am doubly sorry that it was not acknowledged by a manager, as is our protocol. If you don't mind my...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was phenomenal! We had a Steak Tartare, Crispy duck leg confit, Braised beef and Steak frites and all the mains were delicious. Having visited France several times we found their food to be very authentic. Great ambience, quick service and delicious food. Highly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank natalkatusia
Tour21233957043, Manager at Bistro Vendome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked this particular restaurant because the menu was excellent. With a diverse party of 6, each person was able to find something they enjoyed. We loved the restaurant, and Larimer street was beautifully lit. We used the valet parking which made parking stress free,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LynnCO2016
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We have eaten both dinner and Sunday brunch at this Rocky Mountain bistro on multiple occasions and feel that we can comfortable reviewing this restaurant. Here is a quick summary: 1. The restaurant is hidden in a courtyard off Larimer Street, which has some charm....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Fitz48
Reviewed 4 December 2018

What a lovely, lovely restaurant, nestled in a gorgeous alleyway off the main thoroughfare of Larimer Square. When eating at a French restaurant, why did I order steak? I could not resist the Steak au Poivre and found it a bit too peppery, as did...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jwredlabel
Reviewed 4 December 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely dinner at this intimate, nearly Parisian bistro. Ambience, food and service were all at the same high level. The moules, as well as the beet and date salad were very fine starters, the former in a light, not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marc284
Reviewed 29 November 2018

I was invited to Bistro Vendome on a first date and it made a wonderful first impression! It is a quaint little bistro that could very well have been on the streets of Paris. In addition to the lovely romantic ambiance, I was thoroughly impressed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 341marlenas
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Recently took friends from London and SF here while they were visiting. The pluses: Great steak frites, delicious creme brûlée and other desserts. Reasonable wine list. Nice ambience with the lights and shops on Larimer street. The minuses: $28+ for one lamb chop. That made...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TC415
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This was our third visit to the restaurant, after not having dined here for over a year. We ate early-ish - 6:30pm, with a table booked for two. We were seated immediately at a table for four in the middle of the room, just outside...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mhkay
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Met expectations of good fare. Surprisingly good beer for a French restaurant (for host) and well selected wine for guests. A pleasant and happy occasion.

Date of visit: September 2018
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24 February 2018|
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Response from jcall | Reviewed this property |
Valet parking is available at Larimer Square. When approaching the restaurant, you'll find multiple valet booths on the street.
9 October 2015|
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Response from coloradolaurel | Reviewed this property |
Like most places in Denver, anything goes. I like to be a little dressed up here.
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