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Chef's Experience China Bistro

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22436 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541-4025
510-538-2868
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 19
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Good Chinese Restaurant

I have been eating here for years- both lunch for two or larger family lunches or dinners. There is a large selection of items on the menu. The food and service are generally very good. There is a dim sum menu at lunch time. If you want to get in and out for a quick lunch, let your waiter know.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
BluRavdriver
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Livermore, California
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Livermore, California
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I have been eating here for years- both lunch for two or larger family lunches or dinners. There is a large selection of items on the menu. The food and service are generally very good. There is a dim sum menu at lunch time. If you want to get in and out for a quick lunch, let your waiter know.

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a fairly big and lively restaurants. The ambiance is excellent. Initially it took awhile for a hostess to take our order but things moved fast after that. We ordered Eggplant with basil and some tofu dishes and all were excellent. There were small slips such as bringing a bottle of bear but no glass to drink it with... More 

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Hayward, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This restaurant is a staple in Hayward. The atmosphere, food and service is great. The bar is an added perk if you drink. You can't miss at the bistro

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

the best chinese food around its contemerary asian fusion ,, its just plain good eats , suggest lettuce wraps for appetizers !

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Hayward, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Dim sum to chow mien they are able to handle my Chinese food cravings. Great hot and sour soup. Nice ambiance a step up from the normal Chinese restaurant with a full bar and nice lighting. We come back on a regular basis for the food and service. Oh yes and the cocktails

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Hayward
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

when we discovered Chef's, it was small...after remodeling, it's comfortably larger with facilities for banquets. the food is the best! egg foo young is off the charts (ask for extra sauce)...it's delicious! i ordered honey walnut shrimp for my wife's birthday at work...now she never stops thanking me. we eat lunch there regularly...total bill is around $15 for both of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Yes one of more expensive Chinese food restaurants, food was good, but service lacking. Server forgot drinks, then appetizers arrived with main dishes.

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Hayward, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Recently I took four friends. We enjoyed the full bar and a number of dishes for $100 approximately. I hadn't been in a while and was glad that everything was as good as I remembered.

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is my personal Favorite, from the service to the Fortune Cookie!!! Have not had a bad meal or experience here ever. We love the lettuce wraps and the potstickers as a starter, the Hong Kong style Chow Mein is excellent as well as the Asperagus Chicken, If your in the mood for the Honey Walnut shrimp they make them... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Thus place was very nice. Customer service was great. People liked the selection on lunch menu. Priced mid range. Drinks ok. Like that they have brown & white rice available.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22436 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541-4025
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 510-538-2868

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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