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Bistango Restaurant

19100 Von Karman Ave, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92612-6547
949-752-5222
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Ranked #15 of 533 Restaurants in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $60
Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Martin and Von Karman
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English first
Costa Mesa, California, United States
Top Contributor
230 reviews 230 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Bistango is one of my favorite places to take someone special for lunch or dinner. The food is always great, the artwork is usually interesting, the staff is very professional, and I love the vibe of the office atrium setting. Most recently, I took a friend/coworker to lunch here. We make it a point to have a nice meal every... More

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Irvine, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've been there several times for business lunch and two times for dinner. The restaurant has not impressed me with their food, but the service is excellent, and the atmosphere is very nice. This is where I and my husband had our first date, so it has a special meaning somehew. I was impressed back then due to the atmosphere,... More

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Irvine, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Most enjoyable restaurant in the John Wayne Airport Area. Crazy good and fun menu. Diverse and really, really tasty. Love the evening jazz. Good outdoor area ideal for watching evening football.

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Irvine, California, USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This resturant has an extensive menu offering seafood, pasta, and american dishes. Nicely decorated interior and attentative wait staff. Food is delicious and extensive wine list. There is live Jazz music in the bar area that can be heard in the resturant so it is a nice evening out!

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Cerritos, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If Fine Dining in the Irvine Yuppie scene is your thing, you will be in your element here. At lunch, on a hot summer day, it was a rare male who was not in coat and tie. The place is huge for a restaurant with tables spaced so you do not feel crowded. An interesting layout breaks things up so... More

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Irvine, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I'm a local to Bistango. The good is good and you can out there with a group of friends and have fun drinking and enjoying a decent fine dinning meal. However, my personal take on the entire Bistango atmosphere is that it's a bit on the pretentious side. So, if you are in the mood to be a part of... More

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Newport Beach, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Bistango has a very loyal lunch clientele made up mostly from the businesses in the area. But we were welcomed for our small ladies lunch and treated like special guests. Several salads and long conversation later, the lovely room was almost empty but the servers did not rush us or seem annoyed with our ongoing chatter. We enjoyed our crab... More

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Palm Desert, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

When I travel to Irvine, I have to plan a gathering for my friends at Bistango, because the food is consistently delicious, the Happy Hour is Great with affordable pricing, plus the live music is always a plus. Bistango has always been a favorite of mine since I attended the Grand Opening over twenty years ago, and frequent as often... More

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orange county, ca
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96 reviews 96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Wanted to find a restaurant near UC Irvine to dine at before a performance at the Barclay Theater. Bistango popped up, and it sounded nice, so made a reservation for a Saturday night at 6:30. Wasn't crowded, we were seated immediately. however, then came the only disappointment of the evening, as we waited a good 5-7 minutes before anyone brought... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We were going to a concert at Verizon and we're looking for a restaurant that was close by. Found Bistango in wine spectator and we're not disappointed. The menu was extensive. We brought our own wine and enjoyed the garlic soup, entrees of risotto and ravioli, and ended with a chocolate soufflé. Steve L was our server and he was... More

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Additional Information about Bistango Restaurant

Address: 19100 Von Karman Ave, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92612-6547
Phone Number: 949-752-5222
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 60
Cuisine: American

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