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Aida Bistro & Wine Bar

) #32 of 207 Restaurants in Columbia €€ - €€€ Italian, Mediterranean,
6741 Columbia Gateway Dr, Columbia, MD 21046
+1 410-953-0500
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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6741 Columbia Gateway Dr, Columbia, MD 21046
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had dinner at Aida Bistro & Wine Bar. The noise level is so bad I could not hear what the waitress was saying. The food was satisfactory but not great for the price and it took a long time to be served all courses....More

Thank CASchlanger
AIDABistro, Owner at Aida Bistro & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your recent experience. It appears you were with us on Wednesday, and if so, it was a lively and busy evening during Howard County Restaurant Weeks. Not sure if you were the couple I spoke...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We just enjoyed a quiet evening at Aida's. The waitress was really friendly and made great reccommendations, the beer was good and the food spiced the right way without excessive salt! The patio option was perfect. Great calamari, flatbread (with camembert) and delicious espresso and...More

Thank Karina C
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Our first visit here. We went friends whom love it. Service was great, wine selection good, not great same with food. Prices were very good. We will be back

Thank DaveThornbury
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Dining at Aida Bistro as friendly as one could want. The food is excellent, the service is fine, and the Barbera Family makes you feel right at home. Their wine on tap offers an excellent selection of wines that you can order by the glass...More

Thank mfbroom
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I have come to Aida's Bistro for as long as I remember -- back when it was in the other location it seemed so much more personalized -- from the menu to the service culture. When I go in to Aida's for a sit down...More

Thank Ken W
AIDABistro, Owner at Aida Bistro & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thanks for your feedback, Ken. We actually do quite a lot of carryout, so I will share your experience with our staff. Sometimes when people are busy they "hurry" things up, but greeting a guest and saying thanks is VERY important. As you say, sometimes...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We visited Aida on Saturday night this past week for a family dinner. We were down visiting our Son and Daughter-in-law, and our grandson (almost 4) for the weekend, and needed to find a place available reasonably early (7PM), and Aida fit the bill. We...More

Thank Danieljkeller
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I was a little concerned when I looked at the lunch menu online and didn't see any spaghetti or ravioli or the linguine like there is on the dinner menu. When we got to the restaurant the lunch menu had a few more items so...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We celebrated 'National Drink Wine Day' on Feb 18 with the Chef's Table Dinner at Aida Bistro. We enjoyed the chef's table a year ago, and were so impressed we wanted to try it again. Again, the experience was amazing. If you're a foodie, this...More

Thank sedona1NH
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We love Aida Bistro. The quality of the food is excellent (Favs:Grilled Caesar, Ravioli, Shrimp Fra Diavlo, Meatballs) and we love getting a small carafe of one of their wines on tap. Two employees that I want to recognize, who are exceptional, are Boris (amazing...More

Thank NancyLay
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was in the neighborhood at a client and was pleasantly surprised to find such a great place hidden away. The rice balls were amazing and our salads were great. We didn't get desert but we saw it at the next table and they were...More

1  Thank Victoria P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$36
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
    (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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