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Bistango Restaurant

19100 Von Karman Ave, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92612-6547
949-752-5222
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Ranked #13 of 531 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
Newport Beach, California
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
38 helpful votes 38 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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Mission Viejo, California, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I used to love this place- and brought a co-worker here for a business lunch. Granted, we were wearing jeans but still looked professional. I ordered a burger- medium rare. We waited over 25 minutes for our food- for lunch- and when it came, the fires were cold and the burger was way overdone. I would have said something, but... More

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Bakersfield, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is the 2nd time I've had the pleasure of eating at Bistangos. Started out with the Tuna Tartare. Very good flavorful and beautiful. Then the Sea Bass, I had it on both visits. So good!! Also recommend the shirt steak and the paella. Every dish looks like a master piece. The desserts were also well devoured. Love the back... More

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Palm Springs, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great menu selection, food is excellent, wine list exceptional, bar scene is lively with good entertainment. We are never disappointed with this restaurant. From the moment you walk in you are greeted with a smile and seated at the time you requested.

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Pasadena, California, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have been here a few times over the years and I have always liked what I ordered. I just recently tried the lobster salad. Very good. It isn't made with lettuce but is a combination of papaya,and I think Jicama,peanuts, cilantro, and lot of lobster meat. My husband had the swordfish which was quite tasty. It is a large... More

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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344 reviews 344 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

we had flown into l.a. from Canada with our son to attend his master's convocation from Concordia university. he had chosen this place as it was fairly close to our hotel, the westin so coast plaza in costa mesa. we were seated in the area under colorful umbrellas which added to the atmosphere. there was live music, and where we... More

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Riverside, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Steve at the bar was great with good drinks. The band was very good but did cater to an older crowd. Our waiter was very helpful. Picked a great steak for me. My wife's dinner was halibut which came cold so had to wait for new one which they provided. It was hot on the edges but center was cold... 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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