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Dani's Bistro

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259 St. Paul St | L2R 3M7, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M7, Canada
+1 289-362-0222
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not our first visit to Dani's Bistro. So I won't duplicate my positive past review. However, I do want to comment on a, (new to us), menu item. All three of us had the 10 oz. prime rib main course. There is a chain restaurant, it's name beginning with "K," that advertises itself as having the best beef... More 

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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to come to Dani's Bistro with my parents and was not disappointed. I highly recommend the lamb burger (both my Dad and I loved it). The wine selection was full of great local (NOTL) choices. It is located right downtown so there are a lot of attractions near by. We will be returning. Our server Malinda also did a... More 

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Thank Liam P
Welland, Ontario, Canada
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here on a Saturday night before a concert at The Performing Art's Centre. This place is right across the street .We had reservations as this is a nice small bistro in downtown. We had a very unskilled server . We wanted to try a small sample of their house wine, red and white. This was a big deal... More 

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Thank Andy G
St. Catharines
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Once again, dining at Dani's was an excellent experience. The server (Terri) was welcoming, knowledgeable, and adaptable. The two of us had decided to share 2 appetisers, and they arrived on 2 shared plates. The food was absolutely delicious, the portions were plentiful, but not overwhelming.

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Thank Diane B
Ottawa
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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Dani's Bistro. Really enjoyed the food during our first visit, so came back to celebrate a family birthday. Quality of the meals was not consistent - lamb and prime rib dishes were delicious, but the fish dish was bland and the evening special pot roast was average. This is a great location, across the... More 

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Thank LMBtravel
St. Catharines, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stopped in without reservations before a show at the PAC across the street and were seated immediately. We had a light dinner ranging from Mediterranean appetizers to their chicken dinner special. All the food was great and brought promptly to the table. The beer and wine selections were limited but the choices are excellent! The wait staff were attentive and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

After attending a great performance at the Norm Foster Theatre Festival in the recently opened FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, we crossed the road to Dani's Bistro for an after play dinner where we were equally impressed and delighted by the atmosphere, service and the creations that came from their superb kitchen. Three of us ordered from the dinner menu; a... More 

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Thank David L
DanisBistro, Owner at Dani's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you David L for this wonderful review that highlights what we strive for at our little bistro: delicious food, inviting atmosphere and quality staff and service. We look forward to seeing you again. Dani More 

Mississauga, Canada
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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

After visiting some local farms to purchase fruits and veggies, my husband and I swung by Dani's for an afternoon snack. We both ordered a glass of wine - mine a 6 oz pinot grigio and his a 9 oz rose - to go with our charcuterie plate. Everything was very good - the salami and proscuitto were flavourful and... More 

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Thank Goose323
DanisBistro, Owner at Dani's Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Goose323, An afternoon snack of a charcuterie, wine and dessert after visiting local farms sounds like summer heaven! Thanks for stopping in and sharing your thoughts on our little bistro. Hope to see you again real soon. Dani More 

St. Catharines, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Consistently Delicious Food! Their Specials are always Inventive and Reasonably Priced! Free Corkage is offered so you can bring your own wine check dates when it is available!

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London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

While we were in St. Catherine's we (all 13 of us) wanted a sit down, relaxed restaurant we could have a birthday dinner....all though they were changing their menu and did not have many items on it and did not tell us until we got there :( the meals we order and were served were beautiful and delicious! Fantastically fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 St. Paul St | L2R 3M7, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 289-362-0222
Description
Lovely bistro located on wine route and across from the Performing Arts Centre. We carry a large variety of VQA wines, many by the glass and even on tap. Hard time deciding? We also offer wine by the flight. We also have beer and cider on tap. Delicious and fresh, join us for tapas, for lunch, dinner or dessert, you will not be disappointed. We also have a boxed lunch option.

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