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234 E Main St, Turlock, CA 95380-4534
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Ranked #12 of 156 Restaurants in Turlock
Price range: $20 - $25
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Center
Description: Bistro 234 is honored to have recently earned the prestigious Wine Spectator's 2012 Award of Excellence. Located in the center of historic downtown Turlock, Bistro 234 offers a dining experience that is sure to foster great memories. The fun atmosphere, high ceilings, heated patio and vibrant colors pair well with the eclectic cuisine of our talented Executive Chef, LeRoy Walker. At Bistro 234, we love to share our passion for food and dining with seasonal New American and French-influenced cooking. Bistro 234 is the ideal place to host your event, be it large or small. The Cellar is available for exclusive dining.
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Bistro never disappoints. No place in the valley cooks fish nearly as well. It is always full of flavor and juicy. The servers are knowledgeable and appropriately attentive.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Foodies, rejoice! Sleepy little Turlock's Bistro 234 serves up some serious gourmand grub AND a great wine list for those hankering for a little something beyond fast food. This casual yet upscale family-friendly restaurant on Main St. features flavorful fare, friendly service, and Oregon Pinots - what's not to like?! For those of you in town or passing through, definately... More 

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Turlock, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

This is my daughters and my favorite lunch place. We love to eat here and catch up with each other. Love this place:)

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Pricy for average food and below average service. Menu has not been updated for years. Service is slow and not always coordinated with other diners at same table. Nice place just needs to wow a little more than it does at that price range.

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Los Banos, California
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171 reviews 171 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Four of us celebrated my upcoming birthday. Arrived @ 5pm and table waiting. Parking is at a premium so expect a challenge in finding one! Restaurant had a relaxed, comfortable feel to it. We never felt rushed & server also willingly took photos. Bistro has no wifi. Very ample wine list. We were pleased with our meal. Glad I ordered... More 

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Turlock, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is definitely a place to go if you are looking something upscale with a unique menu. Intimate dining experience, great food.

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Turlock, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I picked up my son after school one Friday afternoon and wanted to celebrate last day of finals with a nice lunch at Bistro 234 since we had a gift card. We went in and right away we were greeted by snobby attitude, "do you have reservations?". I've lived in Turlock since 1978 and I've never had to make reservations... More 

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Hilmar, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Our friends from out of state were visiting this area for the first time and of course we wanted to impress them with a nice meal at a good restaurant.....my grandson suggested Bistro 234, in Turlock.We could'nt have been more pleased!!

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Merced, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My mother's 90th birthday luncheon was held at the Bistro. Jayton, the manager, was very accommodating, and attentive to our luncheon ideas and specific needs. Jayton and Cassie, our servers, provided exceptional service, helped to keep the celebration running smoothly and made this special day stress free. All the guests enjoyed their entrees, beverages (both from the bar and the... More 

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Chowchilla, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This restaurant is quaint, downtown, with delicious food, many choices on the menu and just terrific. If you are in Turlock don't miss this gem!

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Additional Information about Bistro 234

Address: 234 E Main St, Turlock, CA 95380-4534
Phone Number: 209-668-4234
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Turlock
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: French

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