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Crispy Brussels Sprouts

Flash fried brussels sprouts with truffle maple syrup, candied pecans, Applewood smoked bacon and our homemade butternut squash "yum yum" sauce


Duck Fat Fries

Fried in duck fat and tossed with rosemary, sea salt and our homemade fancy sauce


Fresh Local Ingredients

Check out our menu for dishes prepared with fresh locally grown ingredients.


Chilean Sea Bass

Try one of the many famous culinary masterpieces prepared by Chef Jesse Harris, only at J Bistro.




Who, What, Where

J Bistro Downtown is a contemporary restaurant located in the beautiful Manhattan on Market building in Sandusky, Ohio. The décor is sophisticated and warmly elegant. Start your Experience with a signature cocktail or a glass of wine from our ever changing drink menu.

Chef/Proprietor Jesse Harris describes his culinary approach as “old school meets new school”. He takes a lot of familiar tried and tested favorites and puts his modern spin on them using family heritage recipes and introducing them to new flavor combinations on the plate to create a satisfying dinner experience for our guests.

Our menu changes seasonally, using local produce & proteins when possible. This includes the fresh produce from the iconic Chef’s Garden located in Huron Ohio. The truffle maple Brussels sprouts are too good to miss!

The menu has a good balance of small plates to share and entrees like our customer favorite Chilean Sea Bass.

Looking for a place to bring friends or clients for a great private dining experience? Look no further, our Chef’s Table for Ten is the perfect choice. You can order from the menu or our Chef will create a menu just for you.

J Bistro is available as well for private lunches & events for 16-50, Rehearsal dinners, and just about anything you want to celebrate Manhattan-style.

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