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“Consistently a pleasure . . .”
Review of Bistro 5

Bistro 5
Ranked #5 of 143 Restaurants in Medford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$50
Cuisines: French, Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: High Street
Transit: From North Station you can take the commuter rail on the Lowell Line outbound one (1) stop to West Medford. We are directly across Playstead Road from the train platform to the right of the gas station. It is approximately 11 minutes from North Station.
Reviewed 16 May 2014

We've been to Bistro 5 many times, and it's always worth what is for us a considerable trip. Beautifully executed food, attentive service, reasonably priced. The presence of the chef/owner is a big part of why this works so well.

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Thank JohnChelmsford_MA
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

This is a very good neighborhood gem. Not the usual fare, the chef uses a mix of creativity and basics to offer original fare with great taste.

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Thank Thomas F
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Upscale; excellent chef. Seasonal menu. Somewhat expensive and smallish portions. Definitely the most elegant place in the area.

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

We live in the neighborhood and can walk to Bistro 5. Our first experience was just after they opened many years ago...we keep going back and they keep getting better. For a raucously funny night, ask if Nigel is working and sit at one of his tables. Definitely get on their mailing list so you know when it's truffle season, restaurant week, etc. Highly recommended!!!

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Thank DBHilliard
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

Best authentic Italian restaurant in the Boston area, none of this North End pasta and meatballs smothered in red sauce.

Never liked the eggplant until I had the tower, so tasty and creamy. Everything on the menu keeps your taste buds salivating. Finish off your meal with some homemade sorbet.

Don't skip this beat, if you do your better be in Italy.

Thank Paul G
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