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Bistro 234

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234 E Main St, Turlock, CA 95380-4534 (Center)
209-668-4234
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic
Description: Bistro 234 is honored to have recently earned the prestigious Wine...
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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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

Its good food with a high price tag in my opinion. But for Turlock not alot of options for good food. I would go to Modesto to Dews instead.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
Angie M
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Turlock, California, United States
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Turlock, California
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bistro 234 is probably the premier restaurant in Turlock. The atmosphere is romantic and quaint, the wine and drink menu is outstanding, the entrees are fabulous and the desserts are amazing. Our favorites are the Iceburg salad, Filet Mignon or Mahi Mahi, but the Ahi is just as good. Roasted asparagus is a great appetizer and the Peanut Butter Pie....wow!... More 

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Thank Pam F
Turlock, California, United States
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Its good food with a high price tag in my opinion. But for Turlock not alot of options for good food. I would go to Modesto to Dews instead.

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Thank Angie M
Turlock, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The restaurant is larger than it looks. The service is great. The wine list is extensive. I have never had a meal that wasn't absolutely outstanding! It's the place to go for a lovely lunch outside, or a divine dinner!

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Thank tkytown1
California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We eat fairly regularly at Bistro 234. It is one of our favorite restaurants and the service, food and value is always excellent.

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Thank gmeyers709
Gresham, Oregon, United States
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Excellent wine selection. Great atmosphere. Food is great. Ambiance! There are beautiful copper tables and tops. This is a place I have taken customers many times and I haven't been let down.

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Thank Jake M
Merced, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Went to this restaurant last week, mid-week and it was fantastic. The parking, even mid-week, is a little hokey and sort of difficult to get close. But it was a nice evening and a little bit of a walk was just fine. Got seated right away (no reservation) and lucked into getting the restaurant's wine buyer as our waiter. Luckily... More 

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Thank PismoMike
california
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Upscale dining in downtown Turlock. Nice ambiance out of the main dining area. Main area can get noisy when busy

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Thank leteda
Turlock, California
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Everything was great! The atmosphere, the service, the food, everything was perfect! We will definitely be back!

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Thank MrsV27
Turlock, California
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Bistro 234 is a great place to have a nice meal with your spouse or a small group of friends. Though the space is a little tight the service is good and the menu is interesting and diverse. So for a relaxed meal with cloth napkins, I recommend the Bistro 234.

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Thank GiantDreamer
Denair, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Bistro food is spot on for lunch or dinner. They have great meals, drinks and desserts. I've never had a bad meal here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 234 E Main St, Turlock, CA 95380-4534
    (Center)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Turlock
  • Phone Number: 209-668-4234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic

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.
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?