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il Bistro Italiano

400 Main Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501
+1 970-243-8622
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (141 reviews)
“tiramisu” (36 reviews)
“prosciutto” (32 reviews)
5:00 pm - 8:30 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 Main Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best Italian food you will ever eat. The owners are straight from Italy. They make sure everything is fresh and made from scratch. They also try to get the freshest produce from local farmers which I love.

Thank M9367KHashleym
deedeecoco, Manager at il Bistro Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this wonderful review! We strive to bring an authentic Italian experience to this great little town and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Wednesday night and the place was 75% empty. The hostess asked if we had a reservation which we didn’t and acted as if she couldn’t accommodate us. We waited for 10 minuets until we were seated. Food was extremely expensive. Food...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Their food is homemade. I recommend the visit. Even though they take forever and they can be pricy it is really good! The wine is amazing and the price was worth it.

Thank Christine Z
deedeecoco, Manager at il Bistro Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meals! Our staff strives to provide our guests the ultimate dining experience, and are always searching for areas where we can improve. Feedback from our guests is greatly appreciated! Thanks again!

Reviewed 20 October 2017

After offering some constructive criticism on their website co-owner Ron Hall approached my table where I was having my birthday dinner. He proceeded to blame poor help and wage laws for their recent closings. He ruined our meal and we will never go back.

Thank Ted O
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Fresh homemade dishes and a varied menu make this one of our favorite date night places. The wine menu is always a great place to start.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Even though I visited on a Monday night, this place was busy! I called for a reservation about an hour before I arrived and I was glad I did as I was able to be seated right away. Many people were waiting. The pastas are...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

What a sweet surprise. We chose this restaurant to celebrate our 24th Anniversary as we were here from Durango. We think our server's name was Fernando and he timed our food such that we could really enjoy the moment. The Caprese salad was filled with...More

Thank debbiesD2489YW
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had a really good dinner with my husband over there. The waiter was really nice. The food served hot and really good test and good portion. The only thing is the room was really dark. And the buzboy was horrible. But everything else was...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

There was no ability to make substitutions to the menu the peppers as a starter were excellent. The eggplant very good as was the lasagna. The bread was different but ok. They do have smaller portions that were still a nice size We did not...More

Thank Nicki F
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It's hard to describe a more apathetic wait staff than this place. Seems that the place was busy so other customers just had to wait. As the manager was informed, if the kitchen staff and the wait staff can't handle a busy night, then they...More

Thank FromMaui
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 40
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Main Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (4th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Valley Transit has a bus stop a few yards from the entrance of the restaurant on Main Street
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 970-243-8622
  • E-mail
il Bistro Italiano opened in August 1998. Our focus is on bringing a combination of traditional Italian dishes together with some innovative ones created within the boundaries of modern Italian cuisine. The pastas, breads, sauces, and desserts are all made at the restaurant from fresh ingredients. Our wine list features a large selection of wines from Italy and Colorado, and whenever possible, we use local ingredients in our kitchen. There is always something going on at the Bistro, so look at the Events Section to learn of special wine nights, cooking classes or other featured events.
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