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Elephant Bar & Restaurant

3401 Dale Rd Ste 800, Modesto, CA 95356-0505
(209) 544-1700
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Ranked #68 of 458 restaurants in Modesto
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Japanese
Most recent review
- Jan 7, 2014
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English first
Modesto, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Our favorite restaurant in Modesto. The menu is marvelous, covering just about anything you could want! We usually eat in the bar if we are alone. It is bright and spacious with fun people watching. The dining room is very nice but can be crowded. We usually try different dishes and have never been disappointed. Service is fantastic Our whole... More

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Modesto, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Nice place, it is not a real quiet of place, but not that big of a deal. Good food. I'll be more than happy to return!

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San Rafael, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We were told to wait 10 minutes. During all this time, 3 woman were talking at front desk ignoring the client. Finally, one of them asked us to follow her with menu and assigned a table. It was about 20 other vacant table around. We were waiting 10 minutes for nothing or should I say, to allow them to finish... More

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Merced
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

A group of us went to the Elephant Bar in Modesto for lunch and to visit. They let us stay as long as we wanted. The food was superb. I love anything and everything on the menu. I had the chicken Marsalla with garlic mashed potatoes. Yummy!

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Sacramento, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Thay had a coupon for dinner for 2 for $20.00 in the Sunday newspaper. It was a good value with an appetizer or dessert and an entre.

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Modesto, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Reminds me of Rain Forest Cafe, without the people. Got there at 7 PM on a Tuesday and the place was empty. A lot of different types of food, no unifying theme, a little of this, a little of that. Decor was strange, a little of this (leopard spots) and a little of that (sort of African safari). Food was... More

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Modesto
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I went to the Modesto Elephant Bar Restaurant with a group of lady friends. When it came time for my order, I told the waiter I wanted the chicken salad with the fruit with citrus dressing on the side. I specifically asked for spring mix greens NOT iceburg lettuce. Guess what I got, iceburg lettuce under the sliced chicken breast.... More

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Delhi, California, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I used to like this place when it first opened. Used to. The first time I noticed it going bad was a few years ago. Poor service, slow, and horrible food. We tried again after about a year because someone else was paying. Same problems. We tried one more time, and waited 15 minutes to be seated, with no one... More

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Modesto
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260 reviews 260 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Our first visit of this restaurant in years, we should have known when we entered the restaurant at 5:15PM on a Thursday that we were not going to like it. The hostess opened the door for us to enter, never smiling, never providing a positive greeting and never giving eye contact. Our main waitress was lively, bubbly, and welcoming. However,... More

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Lathrop, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This place was lovely and the food excellent! The prices are affordable and the service couldn't have asked for more... Granted there weren't many other diners so maybe when its busy the service slips but this was not the case for us.....The server was very friendly and knowledgeable and explained and recommended several dishes for us. We had a 2... More

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