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JFires Market Bistro
Ranked #12 of 41 Restaurants in Waterloo
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

The food and service has been so unreliable over the last couple of years. My recent experience was positive. I had a young male waiter...great service, even toward the end of the night. Everyone enjoyed their meal. There were no complaints about the food from the entire table. The prices have always seemed a little high, especially when paired with poor service or bad food in the past. The food and drinks came out in a timely manner. The only downside to the whole experience was the indoor seating due to the weather. The floors are wood, sound carries, and it makes people feel like they have to whisper. There are 5 or 6 tables in the south main floor dining space. Something about the indoor space is just "off". I can't put my finger on it. Sit outside if weather permits. If you have been avoiding JFires, consider giving them another chance. Write a review, positive or negative. I am curious to see if others have noticed an improvement or if I just happened to catch the location on a good night.

Thank takemethere2
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Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

Great restaurant for something different. Nice food selection. Food is very creative. Inside dining is a little tight sometimes. Great bread pudding.

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Thank Rocky H
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Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Sit outside if you can. They have a wonderful shady beer garden with live music some nights. Try the wood fired pizza. Every dish has some special touch, like gorgonzola cheese on the pizza.

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Thank maggiepiggie
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Reviewed 10 February 2014

We've eaten here a couple times and I'm always reminded how good it is and ask myself why i don't come back more often. The food is just excellent, from the dinners even to the sandwiches and burgers with hand-cut fries. Personal favorites for appetizers are the Boudin balls, the gumbo and the flatbread pizzas. Really looking forward to warmer weather and hanging out on the patio for a meal or drinks.

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Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

We visited JFires Market Bistro for a chairty event and had a fine meal under difficult situation. The prime rib was prepared to order and our friends enjoyed the sea food meals.

Nice service with a smile.

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1  Thank rollinsthomas
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