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Chow

445 Railroad Ave., Danville, CA 94526
925-838-4510
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Ranked #35 of 121 Restaurants in Danville
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: At Chow, we only use organic produce. We are proud to use products from local vendors and to use those products to make everything in house. Our Danville location has a bakery kitchen that makes all the fresh produce and then sends it to each of our locations. If you love our jams, salad dressings or anything else, please note that our Lafayette location has a Farmers’ Market with these products. You can now add Chow’s Cooking to your Home Cooking! Enjoy!
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English first
Alamo, California
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131 reviews 131 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This is one of those convenient "go to" places when you don't feel like cooking: a good local hangout. The fireplace and décor makes for a cozy ambience. There is a patio available if you like to eat outside. The food is good and satisfying. Don't expect white tablecloths, the silverware is wrapped in paper napkins, which are left at... More

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San Francisco, California
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160 reviews 160 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I came here for breakfast with a big group of people. The place is nice inside and the outside seating is great when the weather is gorgeous. The staff are very pleasant despite that it took them long to seat us. I do understand that they may have been overwhelmed with a very busy weekend. I like that their breakfast... More

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Danville, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been here several times for Sunday Brunch, but this time while the service was friendly the order got totally confused somewhere down the line, and the food was just not up too scratch.

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San Ramon, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wife and I had dinner there Saturday night I had the pork chops that where very good My wife had the lamb burger which is her favorite Food service was great we sat outside on Patio next to fire place and had a great time

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Cupertino, California
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119 reviews 119 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great service Lorelle 105. The Thai noodle and IPA where delicious. The Cafe Du Monde coffee game the meal a good finish too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely terrible... No better than a Denny's...waitress had major attitude and seemed bothered by our existence! Had to ask several times for drink... Took so long she gave it to us free... Apps nothing special... Microwaved goat cheese! Tomatoes tasty... Grilled chicken soaked in bacon grease n onions... Nice Atmosphere and Bar... Very nice manager... But I would NEVEr waste... More

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San Francisco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Chow used to be one of our favourite casual restaurants but in the last year or so everything about it has deteriorated - the quality of the food, the staff, the cleanliness, the wait time to have your order taken and the food delivered, and the general atmosphere. When it first opened and for years after, we used to go... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We went to Chow's because they have a patio that is dog friendly, and we were travelling from out of the area with our Black Lab. The patio was perfect and already well stocked with dog water bowls. The menu is quite extensive and we had a good dinner. It would have received five stars except that the staff was... More

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Chow R, Manager at Chow, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review, and for the feedback! I'm sorry service seemed disorganized-- we like to make sure that our guests are well taken care of, so many people might come to your table... but this doesn't mean good service if we're not there when you need us! I appreciate the feedback and will review this with... More

Danville, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Chow is the "melting pot" for Calif. Casual, bistro-style dining in Danville - especially AFTER 9pm when everyplace else closes. Always "hip", fresh menu items, seldom the same-twice where you can also bring your pet & sit outside and be served the great Chow food options. Very "happening" bar with an upscale, family-friendly/pet crowd.

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Danville, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We eat at Chow often - my sons crave the lamb burgers, and I crave the fish tacos! It can be noisy when crowded, but the fireplace inside and the fire pit on the patio always make it feel cozy. I especially love that I can buy a single Egg(s) Benedict, a half slice of dessert pie and a half... More

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Chow R, General Manager at Chow, responded to this review

Your loyalty means the world to us, Jan, as does this excellent review. I'm so happy to hear that you and your sons crave our burgers and tacos, and I hope you'll have a strong craving again soon -- we'd love to welcome you! Once again, my sincere thanks for your continued support, and I hope we can add on... More

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