Restaurant Review: Stone Cellar Bistro, Old Town Arvada, Colorado

Stone Cellar Bistro

Nestled in the heart of Old Town Arvada, Colorado, the Stone Cellar Bistro emerges as a beacon of farm-to-table excellence, merging local flavors with culinary innovation. Featured on, this establishment promises an unforgettable dining journey, marked by its commitment to fresh, locally sourced ingredients and a menu that sings of both tradition and creativity. The Stone Cellar Bistro is not just a restaurant; it’s a testament to the love of food, community, and the art of dining well.

Arvada is home to quite a few outstanding restaurants, bars and taverns. The Felene Vodka team is adding the Stone Cellar Bistro to its top picks.

Stone Cellar Bistro

Culinary Experience

Wildfire Hot Honey Chicken

From the first glance, the Wildfire Hot Honey Chicken captivates with its golden, crispy exterior, hinting at the succulence within. The chicken is tender, juicy, and enveloped in a perfectly balanced hot honey glaze that tantalizes the palate with a dance of sweetness and spice. Each bite reveals the careful seasoning and the chef’s skill in crafting a dish that is both comforting and exhilarating. It’s hard to imagine elevating fried chicken to these heights, but this is a must-try! This is a top 3 all-time best fried chicken.

Wild Sea Bass (Special)

The Wild Sea Bass is a symphony of flavors and textures, presented with an elegance that speaks to the Stone Cellar’s culinary aspirations. The fish itself, fresh and flaky, is cooked to a precise perfection, melting effortlessly at the touch of a fork. It rests on a bed of marinated artichoke, capers, and a sauce Meunière that brings a burst of brightness and depth to the dish. This composition not only showcases the sea bass’s natural beauty but also its ability to harmonize with the robust flavors of its accompaniments.

Foie Gras Parfait

Approaching the Foie Gras Parfait, one might wonder how such simplicity can ascend to the heights of gastronomic delight. Yet, with each velvety bite, the parfait reveals layers of rich, buttery flavor, smooth texture, and a delicate balance that only the finest foie gras can achieve. It’s a dish that respects the ingredient’s integrity while elevating it into something transcendent, easily rivaling the offerings of the world’s most renowned kitchens.

Beverage Selection

The bar at the Stone Cellar is a destination in its own right, with bartenders who wield their shakers and spirits like artists with their brushes and paints. The focus on local spirits, including the celebrated Felene American Handcrafted Sugarcane Vodka, adds a layer of regional authenticity to the drinking experience. Cocktails crafted here are not mere accompaniments to the meal but integral components of the overall flavor tapestry, designed to complement specific dishes with remarkable precision and flair.

Service and Atmosphere

Service at the Stone Cellar is attentive without being intrusive, knowledgeable without being pretentious. Staff members navigate the dining space with ease, offering recommendations and insights that enhance the meal. The atmosphere strikes a balance between rustic charm and modern elegance, creating a warm, inviting space that encourages lingering conversations and leisurely dining. Bar seating, in particular, offers a unique vantage point to observe the cocktail-making magic while engaging with the friendly bartenders.

Main Rave

Dining at the Stone Cellar is not just a meal; it’s an experience that leaves a lasting impression. Complete strangers are routinely seen departing hugging newly-found acquaintances at the bar. With its world-class farm-to-table philosophy, exceptional dishes, and a bar that elevates local spirits to new heights, this restaurant stands as a testament to the beauty of Colorado’s culinary landscape. Whether you’re drawn by the allure of the Wildfire Hot Honey Chicken, the perfection of the Wild Sea Bass, or the unmatched Foie Gras Parfait, the Stone Cellar promises an adventure for the senses. For those seeking the pinnacle of dining excellence, a visit to this Old Town Arvada gem is an absolute must.