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“Fresh and delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of BIMA Bistro

BIMA Bistro
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Bainbridge Island, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fresh and delicious”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I have enjoyed many delicious and healthy lunches at BIMA Bistro and would highly recommend it if you are wanting fresh, seasonal food that is beautifully prepared and presented. It's a pleasure to have such fine food and art under one roof, and i have always had good service, ample portions and been nothing less than completely satisfied.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Bainbridge Island, WA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Delectable ”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

BIMA Bistro is everything I was hoping for! Great coffee, beautiful art, good people and delicious food! I especially like their soups and cinnamon toast!

Park in the basement. I recommend the current show by ceramics artist Jenny Andersen.

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Seattle Area
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Nice setting, but a bit pretentious”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

It is an art museum restaurant. You expect a nice setting, and it meets that criteria. The menu is somewhat inventive, but not at all as fine as it might pretend to be. We thought it took an inordinate amount of time to get what we had ordered, and there was not a crowd. While the quality of the ingredients was good, most of which were supposed to be locally sourced, the food itself was not particularly inspired. And portion sizes were somewhat scant.

We just expected more, and didn't get it. Maybe the bakery that opened nearby will give them incentive to up their game. It would be a nice addition to Bainbridge to have a good, inventive spot for lunch.

  • Visited April 2014
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“This place is amazing”
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

The best lunch on the island hands down. Try the home made soups, salads and sandwiches which change often with whatever is fresh. I love the daily specials and Mexican Mondays are beyond incredible. If the chef, Melinda ever makes a dessert (you need to ask because they have other desserts) you will want to marry her!

Visited March 2014
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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“Nice cozy lunch place”
Reviewed 16 February 2014

This is a nice addition to our town and to the art museum. It is tastefully designed and offers a limited lunch and pastries menu. They claim to source most things locally which is a nice touch. A short walk from the ferry or downtown Winslow this is a comfortable place for a reasonable lunch.
I had the Croque Monsieur at $9.50, ordered at the counter, delivered to the table. Well prepared and tasty this sandwich was an ample lunch with a small side salad.
Service was polite and pleasant.
Although they claim to source most things locally, their bread comes from Seattle even though we have at least three local Island bakeries, so they could try a little harder and offer only foods sourced in the community. It is not difficult to find everything needed right here on Bainbridge.
Overall it is a pleasing alternative to lunch choices on Bainbridge and has the plus benefit of being located inside the Bainbridge Art Museum.

  • Visited February 2014
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