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The Bistro

Bar, Pub, French
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1001 B St, Hayward, CA 94541-4107
+1 510-886-8525
Today
20:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 20:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 21:00 - 00:00
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Santa Rosa, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice place, modest but yummy food, great local bands! There's outdoor seating just across the sidewalk, too, where they'll also serve food and drink - which means you can bring your well-behaved dog!

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Thank Mara B
Hayward, California, United States
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

A bar turned into a brew pub with occasional tasting festivals and nightly live music, the Bistro is open morning to night serving excellent bar and grill food. Next door to an independent bookstore worth a visit.

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Thank John C
Hayward, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Had dinner here a few of times. First time it was ok, the next visits were not so good. Maybe there was a different chef. The place is a little dark and dreary looking. Will not be back.

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Thank 123sindy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Don't bother, save yourself the disappointment. Relatively high price to get service that was mediocre. Food was blaugh and the portion was small. There are too many other decent places to eat near here to waste your time.

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Thank Ronald J
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Small beer bar in Hayward with live music most nights. They have a good rotating selection of IPAs and a few other beers, but if you are into light beers, this isn't the place for you. Nice outside seating area with an interesting set of people.

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Thank dh2go
Bend, Oregon
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

I've been going here since the 80's and I still like it. They always have good beer and it's cool that you can just walk in and enjoy the music.

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Thank Chevyman6772
San Diego, California, United States
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Great people, great live music, great beer, great wine, great bartenders, great vibe, great events (i.e.IPA Fest, Double IPA Fest, St Patty's corned beef, etc...). It is not a restaurant, but they will pair cheese with your beer or wine. On weekends it get crowded, with loud music(often local blues, jazz, or jam bands) No pool tables, but they are... More 

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Thank Chris J
Hayward, ca
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

all brews are small and boutique'ish.....music at night, from blues to rock.....small food menu, but good.....stuff like soup, crackers/cheese, dips.....they sell beer and wine...lots of atmosphere

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San Lorenzo, California
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113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

My companion and I dined here only because of what appeared to be a great deal from a major national coupon service which offered a three-course dinner with champagne with a retail value of over $100 for only $49. The restaurant is only a few miles from our home and I was curious about what seemed to be a nearby... More 

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NorCal
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2013

First of all, don't expect to eat at the Bistro, at least at 9pm on a weeknight. I'm not sure they even have a kitchen. What the "joint" has are friendly customers, live music, and a great choice of beers. This is a local bar, but I didn't get any sort of vibe that I was not welcome. Have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, French
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
Monday
20:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
21:00 - 00:00
Saturday
21:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 B St, Hayward, CA 94541-4107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-886-8525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?