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Bistro 400

400 W 4th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 543-9821
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Ranked #129 of 601 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 4th & Birch
Transit: Ross & 1st. 4th & Broadway.
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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
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
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 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
105 helpful votes 105 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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