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Aida Bistro & Wine Bar

€€ - €€€Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
6741 Columbia Gateway Dr, Columbia, MD 21046-2147
+1 410-953-0500
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“arancini” (4 reviews)
“pei mussels” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6741 Columbia Gateway Dr, Columbia, MD 21046-2147
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place. Food was good. Our waiter Boris was fantastic. I had the chicken Parmesan it was ok. But I definitely would go back here. The restroom was very clean.

Thank kevin3821
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good news from the Aida Bistro is there are no burgers on the menu. That is also the bad news. Based on the items we had day we had dinner at Aida Bistro the menu is dire. We chose from the ‘selection’ thinking we’d...More

Thank DiningStar
AIDABistro, Owner at Aida Bistro & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I find it difficult to respond to your review's negativity. Your characterization of our restaurant along with the food, staff and location bashing is a bit much. I can assure you that everyone works hard to insure that every guest has a terrific experience. As...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Aida for lunch. Loved the food, but the service was very poor. We had a soup & salad. They brought the soup and then the service staff disappeared for 5 minutes from the dining room, so I wasn’t able to get crushed...More

Thank mcsc-squared
AIDABistro, Owner at Aida Bistro & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry for the inconvenience. We serve quite a few business customers each day and are sensitive to timely dining. We appreciate the feedback and would also appreciate a return call so we can determine when you were in so we can make certain this doesn't...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are last minute on Saturday night, there is usually a table they can squeeze you into. Aida is tucked away in an office park, off the beaten path. The emphasize fresh pasta, local sourcing and wines on tap.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is off the beaten path and well worth a visit! The wine selection is vast...they boast 30 or so wines on tap which means they’re always fresh. On top of the wine, they also have a large drink selection in general. We had...More

Thank 540kassieh
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Truly a farm to table fresh experience. I won't go into the food itself because we had such a large sampling of items it's difficult to want to write a review about every dish. I will say the food was well prepared, not over-done and...More

Thank Suze809
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The food is good, but an epicure, a person whose object is not a full belly but a small bite of life, would find faults; overdone Meatballs, Salmon passable and Tiramisu should have included coffee already in the mix and not poured over at the...More

Thank nefertari_13
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My company held a retirement party for about 40 people. The service was FANTASTIC. The team was professional, fun, and efficient. If I’m being honest it’s been a long time since I’ve received such great service. I can't express enough how much I appreciated EVERYTHING...More

Thank Brittany F
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Everything was delicious. I had their version of a Cuban sandwich - nicely done. My wife had linguine with lobster, shrimp, and crab. My granddaughter had spaghetti with meatballs. We were all very pleased. We also had the bread sticks, cannoli, and creme brulee. No...More

Thank clarencestiehm
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed Aida before, and now are looking forward to many more delicious dinners created by the new chef and his staff. If you want great Italian and creative American food, this is the place to go!

Thank FancyKats3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6741 Columbia Gateway Dr, Columbia, MD 21046-2147
    (Route 175)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-953-0500
  • E-mail
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar specializes in classic Italian favorites as well as an eclectic mix of non-traditional entrees & small plates from a variety of culinary & cultural backgrounds. Our FARM 2 TABLE initiative continues to feature locally produced items in our menus from local farms and producers. We are open for both lunch, dinner & have a vibrant Happy Hour with most wine, beer, mixed drinks & appetizers available at up to 40% off regular prices. We have installed a new Wine on Tap System with 30 Wines on Tap. Our Wine on Tap System is the largest in Maryland and second largest in the U.S!
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