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Dining Out: Painesville's Bistro 70 earns close to a perfect 100

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You don't have to head to Tremont or Legacy Village for a classy and trendy restaurant.  Bistro 70, right here in Painesville, is the perfect place to impress a client for lunch, sneak away for a dinner date, or grab a drink after work.

"Beautiful and delicious," writes News-Herald restaurant critic Sydney Wade in her glowing 5-star review of Bistro 70.

 One of the most innovative meals I've had in a long time...

 

Light jazz played on the music channel, fitting the ambiance of this modern urban bistro...
After being warmly greeted at the door, we were quickly seated at a table by the window...

The calamari arrive hot, crispy and beautifully plated on a transparent red square plate with a black ramekin filled with a spicy dipping sauce. It was delicious...

Here it is, almost a week later, and (my husband) is still talking about that chicken. The chicken was moist and topped with a mixture of artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, fire-charred peppers, and roasted tomatoes. The mixture of flavors was creative and delicious. He offered me a forkful, and the flavors were right on...

I decided to order the 8-ounce grilled filet mignon... It was topped with crispy onion frittes and served with a rosemary demi glace.  My filet arrived medium-rare (but a little closer to medium, which is just the way I ordered it). It was tender and exactly what I wanted...


Bistro 70 is located in the heart of historic Downtown Painesville at 70 North St. Clair.  It's open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Friday 11:30am-9pm.  On Saturdays, the restaurant is open from 5pm-10pm.  Reservations are recommended.  440.352.7070

Congrats Bistro 70 on the great 5-star review!