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The Bistro

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Bar, Pub, French

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Bar, Pub, French
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is one of the top notch craft beer establishments in the Bay Area. The fact that they have live music 363 days a year is an amazing testament to their love and support of the music/craft scene in the Bay Area. I have had...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank sandbar2016
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!

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Mara B
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.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank John C
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.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank 123sindy
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.

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Ronald J
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...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank dh2go
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.

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Chevyman6772
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,...More

Date of visit: October 2013
Thank Chris J
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

Date of visit: July 2014
1  Thank alcojunkyarddog
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...More

Date of visit: March 2013
2  Thank Wildwooder
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