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J Bistro

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€€ - €€€
American, Contemporary
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129 W Market St, Sandusky, OH 44870 (Columbus Avenue)
+1 419-502-2280
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Willard, Ohio
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place was too loud,but the food was excellent but expensive. our server was well informed and helpful.

Thank drlegl
Sandusky, Ohio
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Glad we were able to dine with friends at the grand re-opening of J Bistro! Drinks were great (martinis), food was very good and presentation was lovely! Definitely would recommend!!!

Thank NanSab
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We recently stopped for happy hour and were a bit hungry. Some friends of ours always order the happy hour burger and fries. We decided to give it a try and each ordered it. Firstly, we have been at J Bistro and had a few other apps off the menu which were very good as well. However, I must point... More 

Thank sab44870
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Our family visiting CP clicked on the wrong restaurant and landed at J's Bistro - Wow amazing food, they even customized a kids menu for our daughter. The drinks where great and the food was delicious. I would recommend this to anyone as a great stop in the CP area! Thanks - The Johnson's

Thank Jason J
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Lunch on a Friday afternoon, absolutely delicious! Had the hummus and the BLT salad. Waitress was exceptionally friendly and the food was outstanding. Highly recommend!

Thank Pfs5725
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

J Bistro was the best place I've ever eaten... It has good scalps , cheeseburger and pasta. Everything there is very good And Erica was a very good person that even know she wasn't the waiter she was a good friend. My day was very good because of this meal😊

1 Thank Dave W
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212 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We love this restaurant. The ambiance is relaxing. Staff is outstanding as is the food. We have never had a bad meal there. While prices may be a little higher they are comparable and probably lower than the other two upscale restaurants downtown and the quality is great. The menu is limited but always interesting and inviting. For a great... More 

1 Thank tmterie
jesse h, General Manager at J Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a detailed review. We hope to see you back again soon! :) More 

Sandusky, Ohio
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Joined friends for dinner this evening and were pleasantly surprised at our experience. Our service was great, food was exceptional! We had not been to J Bistro in quite some time. Glad we came back! We returned to see the wine bottle tree and so glad we did! We will be back and I think soon!!!

1 Thank NanSab
jesse h, Owner at J Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're happy to hear you had such a great experience and that you like our wine tree :) More 

Burlington, Connecticut
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Not much open for lunch so stooped in for a bite. As my husband says "any one who serves Bologna sliders is not worth reviewing" but I can't hear him. I ordered the turkey sandwich on nut raisin bread with cranberry chutney and Brie (hold the apple mayo). The turkey was heated on the grill tasting more like ham than... More 

Thank Toots951987
Hickory, North Carolina, United States
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

I went to this restaurant with a small group (6). The waitress was knew the menu, shared her thoughts and was pleasant and helpful. Our waitress timed the meal perfectly as we were not in a rush. We wanted to have a nice, easy dinner without the rush of most places. (You know, getting the salad 5 minutes before the... More 

1 Thank Shelmay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
American, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 W Market St, Sandusky, OH 44870
    (Columbus Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-502-2280
J Bistro is a fine dining restaurant that features classic chef inspired dishes using fresh local ingredients. Happy Hour is from 4-7PM Tuesday-Friday at the J Bistro bar!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?