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Bistro 234

234 E Main St, Turlock, CA 95380-4534
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Ranked #8 of 156 Restaurants in Turlock
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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
Merced, California
1 review
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
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Modesto, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We ate here for my birthday treat and we enjoyed it very much. The server told us that tonight the wines were half price, so we took two (and carried the remainder home in case the gendarmes are reading). The server also did not intrude when I took a congratulations phone call from our daughter, although that delayed our wine... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Five of us went for dinner. Two of us had okay meals but the other three loved theirs. The service is very good and its a nice local place. We would go back and try it again.

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Palm Springs, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I found it interesting to be in what appeared to be a nice restaurant in a somewhat rednecked town. The atmosphere was adequate but left a lot to be desired. Then again this is Turlock. To gentlemen came in for dinner. I would describe them as "wannabe" cowboy type. I was sitting at the bar. They joined me. It was... More

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Turlock, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very delish Mexican food! Their bean dip is very delicious, I specially love their grilled chicken salad.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This little restaurant is just beautiful a real jewel. The atmosphere is lovely and the staff is very accommodating. I decided I was having the chicken Marcella. It was so tasty I cannot wait to go back to have it again. They set me at a table by the window that has a collection of what appeared to be martini... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Hubby and I had an awesome experience at the Bistro. Very friendly atmosphere. Food is excellent and service was also excellent.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

The menu is to die for and the specials are even better!!! One of my favorite places to eat. Staff is great always an enjoyable evening

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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Very slow service prices steep and food not that good bread cold butter melted chicken was overcooked fish was covered in capers and peppers onions mushrooms ruined it made fish soup out of nice fish drinks ok wine list fair small portions dont go real hungry cost you fortune

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