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Bistro 234

234 E Main St, Turlock, CA 95380-4534
209-668-4234
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Ranked #14 of 155 Restaurants in Turlock
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
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
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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170 reviews 170 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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