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Chow Restaurant

53 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette, CA 94549-4321
+1 925-962-2469
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“lamb burger” (8 reviews)
“salads” (24 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
53 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette, CA 94549-4321
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Consistently excellent food and service. Chow's is probably going on their 10th year and, essiently, they became the engine for growth around the plaza. Now they have four competitors within sight and I doubt they've lost a beat! Excellent choices at their bar and mini-market....More

Thank marty d
Reviewed 1 week ago

There on a beautiful, mild summer day and the place was bustling for lunch, especially the outdoor tables. The staff wasn't really well organized and so the line for outdoor seating wasn't done very well, but the food and service after we were seated was...More

Thank Ray4343
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We eat at the bar and love the friendly staff. Excellent quality food! The pizza is thin crust, the fish is so fresh, the beer and wine selection great and baked desserts, yummy!

Thank LCH999
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Chow is incredibly popular and busy, but it is huge and also has a lot of outside seating, so the wait is usually not very long. Also, the serving team is very efficient at turning tables over quickly. The menu is very extensive and for...More

Thank dragonrees
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I understand an odd bunch of wannabe hippies wok here, but customers shouldn't suffer at the hands of incompetence on every level

Thank BoozerRob n
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have never had a bad meal at Chows! The menu is varied for breakfast lunch and dinner! The place has been packed since it opened years ago! Yummy!

Thank 741lindsaym
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Delicious food, great vibe for an outside sitting. Open all day and every day. I am addicted to Prawn Louis salad and Linguini with seafood, however burgers, sandwiches and appetizers are also great. The shop inside sells all sorts of tasty produce.

Thank 553elinag
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great healthy, modestly priced, delicious comfort food in a friendly setting. They also have a wonderful small section with excellent selection of wines, baked desserts, organic produce, deli and a meats & poultry.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Chow has been a favorite of our family, since it opened its doors in lafayette. The food is consistently delicious. The menu has many choices, including some old time favorites and the service is usually quick servers that are very good and pleasant. I think...More

Thank debora p
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We went for my daughters birthday. Unfortunately while the food was good, the service was lacking. It took close to 20 minutes for our server to come to the table to take our order.

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51Jimbo13
13 March 2016|
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Response from lawlady271 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I was not there for Sunday. But one of the reviews says that the scramble is available.
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Dolores A
5 April 2015|
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I believe they are but call them (925-962-2469
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette, CA 94549-4321
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-962-2469
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Description
We support our neighbors and local farms by offering fresh, organic, healthy ingredients. Our chicken is organic free-range, our beef is natural & organic and our seafood is sustainably caught & delivered fresh. All our desserts are made fresh daily in our Lafayette location and fresh juices are pressed to order. This commitment to quality has put us on San Francisco Chronicle's list of the Top 100 Restaurants in the Bay Area nine years in a row.
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