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South 9th Bistro

721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
+1 406-404-1244
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great date night place to eat or a place to just savor! Service was outstanding! Meals were huge! And all I can say is WOW to the amount of incredible flavors you will experience! The scallop appetizer started things out and it was amazing....More

Thank regraider50
Reviewed 5 days ago

South 9th Bistro is easily one of the best restaurants in Bozeman! The menu is very well rounded with Steaks, Seafood & Pasta prepared in superb sauces. Unlike all the other new cavernous, minimalist atmosphere restaurants in Bozeman, South 9th Bistro is warm and inviting...More

1  Thank Annie O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We LOVED our dinner last night at the South 9th Bistro. This was our first time visiting Bozeman. We found this restaurant online and we’re impressed by its unique menu and the restaurants very favorable reviews. Here is a summary of our experience. Perfect service...More

Thank MPMLove2Travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to be treated well. Besides enjoying superbly prepared dishes, we enjoy being treated with respect and, yes, even a little pampering. We enjoy a friendly chit-chat with Hank, the owner, as well as Lisa and Alex our servers. We feel as though these folks...More

Thank BozemanTrudeman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an early dinner here and Lisa looked after us so nicely we will return to celebrate our wedding anniversary I had the salmon which was tops, mashed potato hot and tasty, hubby had the seafood noodle which was tasty

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have traveled all over the world and So would have thought that 1 of the finest meals we have ever had would be in the small town of Bozeman Montana? The prosciotto wrapped scallops as a starter was perfect. We normally hesitate to order...More

1  Thank Starr K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After two nights of dining in Bozeman, one very creative, the other creative ale house, we were looking for something a bit more traditional, yet high quality. S. 9th fulfilled our desires. French-leaning, yet laid-back, preps were excellent, outdoors dining was refreshing and we were...More

Thank vinofreak
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and had a wonderful evening here while on vacation in Bozeman. Our waitress was extremely knowledgeable and chose the perfect wine to pair with our dinner choices. She was fun and enthusiastic. My wife had the lamb shank and I had the pork...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't show up without a reservation. The place had plenty of seats but it really thru the owner for a loop when we didn't have a reservation but he eventually seated us. We stopped because of the reviews on Trip Advisor and it did not...More

Thank Chsmith7
hcfargot, Owner at South 9th Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your visit. We do in fact recommend reservations. We are very happy to seat everyone we can, but, we cannot always seat all of our guests without a reservation. The appearance of open seats does not directly translate into open seats...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here last week while on vacation in Bozeman. This is a wonderful, small restaurant. The food was excellent. I would definitely come back. I recommend you get a reservation. We had an early dinner (5:00) and did not have a reservation, and almost...More

Thank catman252
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Becky E
27 June 2018|
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Response from hcfargot | Property representative |
thanks for your inquiry. the bistro has numerous gluten-free options, including: appetizers and salads, entrees and desserts. the letters 'GF' appear in a red circle to the left of all of these items on our menu, a copy... More
18 April 2018|
Response from hcfargot | Property representative |
a complete menu may be found on our website, a link to which may be found at the top of this tripadvisor page.
William P
22 March 2017|
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Response from Barbara U | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bring children mainly out of courtesy to other guests who might be looking for a more calm dining experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$70
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 S 9th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-404-1244
  • E-mail
Hundreds of excellent online reviews, local word of mouth, and foodies all agree that South 9th Bistro is the best of Bozeman for a relaxed, fine dining experience. Located just south of Main Street on 9th Avenue, the Bistro is easy to find - by day, by its distinctive orange Victorian facade, and by night, by its many windows aglow with the warmth and comfort of the space within. Seating at the Bistro is available both inside and (seasonally) outside. Inside the Bistro, seating on the main floor is open and upbeat, while seating on the second floor is a bit cozier and more intimate. The second floor also features a separate private dining area that can comfortably accommodate up to 10. The Bistro's kitchen is under the direction of Chef Ryan Trenton. Our seasonal dinner menu is broad in scope, featuring dishes such as Steak au Poivre served with dauphinoise potatoes and Pan-seared North Atlantic Salmon with lemon- caper beurre blanc and wild rice. The menu also offers vegetarian options such as Ratatouille with polenta and sauteed haricots verts, and Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli served with a sage-marsala butter sauce and carrot-ginger mousseline. All of our menu items are fresh, scratch-made in-house. We also feature numerous gluten-free options. The Bistro also offers a full selection of wines, beers and port. South 9th Bistro is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday, from 5:00pm. Reservations are recommended. Dinner fare is available for take-out during dinner hours. South 9th Bistro: Great Food, Great Service, no excuses
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