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Bistro 400

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400 W 4th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701 (Between 4th & Birch)
Ross & 1st. 4th & Broadway.
(714) 543-9821
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
excellent mussels

I went here to listen to a friend's band playing. We sat outside and it was very pleasant. I ordered the mussels and enjoyed them very much. The apple dessert, however, was disappointing. Mostly dough and few apple pieces. I had to order it twice since the waiter forgot to put the order in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2014
Judy Y
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Cincinnati. Ohio
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Cincinnati. Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I went here to listen to a friend's band playing. We sat outside and it was very pleasant. I ordered the mussels and enjoyed them very much. The apple dessert, however, was disappointing. Mostly dough and few apple pieces. I had to order it twice since the waiter forgot to put the order in the first time. I should have... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Wonderful vegetarian AND meataterian foods, great service, and decent prices for the quality of food. The only negative thing is that they didn't turn the AC on, when it was pretty hot outside. The fans are going making it tolerable though. If I could give a 4.75 out of 5 stars, I would.

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Lake Forest, California
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

nothing special, been there done that....next!. service was ok, the food nothing special, I can do better than that

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Los Angeles
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I went to Bistro 400 with my husband and 2 friends. We were also going to a play. The food was good and the atmosphere was really nice. After the play, we went back to Bistro 400 and had drinks and listened to the band. They were fantastic and we had a great time!

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Newport, Oregon
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

The food is fantastic, the atmosphere is wonderful, and the people are great. This place is a must-go, and a great stop before or after theater in in the area. Try the G-Bread. Amazing.

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portland, oregon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

Bistro 400 is a funky little place in old town Santa Ana, easy to find and nice after-dinner strolling in the area. Once you get settled at your table, you'll notice how the menu and service really tries to hit the level that was set for them but they just cannot do it. Examples: the food is french-inspired, but almost... More 

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Orange, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2009

I can't believe more people have not discovered this place! From the Staff, the atmosphere,, drinks, food and the incredible live music (which is every Friday & Saturday) we can't wait to go back! Like one of the other reviews said, talk to the owner Pierre for five minutes and you will feel like you have been adopted into the... More 

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santa ana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2009

Alright! I have to say that this place is by far the best kept secret in the Down Town area. My wife and I were hanging out with some friends and decided to go out and get some dinner and drinks. Not really being from the area we didn't know where to go or what was good. The only place... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2008

This upscale bistro is located right across from the Courthouse and has a great patio for outdoor dining. I enjoyed lunch here after the lunchtime crowd had dispersed. Their menu has some great choices of salads, sandwiches, pizza, pasta or entrée meals. I highly recommend the Hummus & Feta appetizer dip, hearty and well seasoned. My beet, golden raisin, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 400 W 4th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701
    (Between 4th & Birch)
  • Public Transportation: Ross & 1st. 4th & Broadway.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: (714) 543-9821

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?