Bistro 5

5 Playstead Rd
Medford, MA 02155
Bistro 5 - Homestead Business Directory

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Medford's favorite spot for upscale Italian fare provides suburban couples with a reason to avoid heading into Boston.
Chef Vittorio Ettore keeps Boston's epicurean palates returning time and again with seasonally fresh dishes that embody the warmth and richness of his native Italy. Wonderful cuisine, luscious wines and delightfully comfortable dining rooms are bound to make Bistro 5 one of your favorite dining experiences.
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Customer Reviews (17 reviews)

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on Citysearch Jul 27, 2008
Is this fish or chicken what I have here?, that is what I said to myself and the tuna encompassed my tongue. I could not tell what it was because the food had horrible quality and taste. The lack of attention made my meal... (more)


on Citysearch May 05, 2008
Atmosphere inside was nice. Food overated and overpriced. I am not one for "fancy" food. We left hungry and disappointed. Waitstaff was prompt and attentative as they were not very busy. Overall if you like gourmet... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 17, 2008
Went here for rest week - Winter as I thought the menu looked great & I was not disappointed. We were pleasantly surprised at how romantic & intimate the interior is compared to the exterior! The portions were more than... (more)

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on Citysearch Mar 15, 2008
My first trip to Bistro 5 I was blown away by the food & the experience. Chef Vittorio Ettore is extraordinary & he pays attention to the details that often get lost in a resturant. Great food is paired with terrific wine... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 02, 2008
This is the kind of place you go if you want to hold hands. Intimate, neighborhood bistro with fabulous food -- I've never been disappointed. (more)


on Citysearch Mar 03, 2007
I have now had a first after many years of seeking our fine dining. My party of 5 arrived on time for our 8:15 reservation and they kept us waiting 35 minutes while at least 3 other parties, that arrived after us and of... (more)

aurora w.

on Judys Book Aug 24, 2006
We went to Bistro 5 tonight for dinner as it is Restaurant Week in Boston. What a great meal, with wonderful service! The menu was great - this was the limited tasting menu, but I would definitely go back again. It's more... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 06, 2006
<b>In Short</b><br>Bistro 5's seasonal menu of modern Italian fare has made the restaurant a favorite of Medford residents and couples looking to celebrate a special occasion. The comfortable dining rooms and... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 22, 2005
Another great find outside the city! Bistro 5 is not in a particularly trendy or upscale town, but the food, wine and service are EXCELLENT. I always get the calamari appetizer---it is deliciosly different and very... (more)

Peter V.

on Judys Book May 29, 2005
Bistro 5 is by far one of Boston's best restaurants.It has so many things on the menu. They have great steaks although the price is very steep. (more)
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