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Chef's Experience China Bistro

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22436 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541-4025
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hayward, California
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best Chinese restaurants in the area. The staff is very friendly. The cocktails are pretty good as well. Good place for large groups or small parties. Very accommodating.

Thank Raiderfe
Hayward, California
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I like to go early for happy hour ($4 cosmo - hello!) with a friend and sit at the fully stocked bar (which truthfully is quite small but works fine for us). Robert is super quick, makes good drinks and has worked there a long time so he knows everything on the menu and is happy to answer questions. They... More 

Thank Leigh Ann D
St Paul, MN, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Good food and service, hard to find entrance from retail parking lot behind street address, nice local melting pot crowd.

Thank Karl S
Hayward, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The soups are great. I like the Sizzling Rice best. The green beans are excellent and my grandkids all of us like the combination chow mien. Usually a chicken item like chicken and snow peas or chicken and asparagus and a beef mix with sweet and sour pork with an order of rice is more than enough for 6 of... More 

Thank Gary M
Hayward, California
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I ordered shrimp foo young to go. Generally when I get the dish when dining in there are three patty's. When I ordered the take out I only received two. The two were nice and thick but I was disappointed that there were not three patty's! Not sure what happened but there were no fortune cookies included with the take... More 

Thank BMore-2015
Hayward, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

The name of the restaurant is hard to remember but the food isn't. Nice ambiance and food prepared to your specs. I am on a reduced salt diet so I get my sauces on the side. There is a large party room for bigger gatherings. My friends and I have lunch here at least twice a month. Highly recommend this... More 

Thank HarCun
Hayward, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

This is our goto local Chinese restaurant, hands down the best ambience for a sit-down Chinese cuisine in Hayward. Relatively speaking, the prices are on the higher side; however, the quality of food more than compensates for it. The only downside: we've gone to this place for years, the bartender seems to have no customer service skills whatsoever. I'll keep... More 

Thank jprasad510
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Quick service, well appointed, great non greasy chinese food that is reasonably priced. Recommend without reservation

Thank Cris Y
Columbia, Missouri
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665 reviews
429 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

We went here for dinner while visiting a friend in California. I was surprised how busy it was the night we went. We had to wait awhile for a table but it was worth the wait. The service was great and food was even better.

Thank John S
Hayward, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Last time here the food was okay. Don't expect a full dish load of food, they don't overload like some places, but the quality is better than some other places in Hayward and a little nicer. Although the people that go here could dress a little better, maybe they need a dress code!

Thank 123sindy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22436 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541-4025
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 510-538-2868

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?