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The Bistro

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1001 B St, Hayward, CA 94541-4107
(510) 886-8525
Today
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hayward, California, United States
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

A bar turned into a brew pub with occasional tasting festivals and nightly live music, the Bistro is open morning to night serving excellent bar and grill food. Next door to an independent bookstore worth a visit.

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

Had dinner here a few of times. First time it was ok, the next visits were not so good. Maybe there was a different chef. The place is a little dark and dreary looking. Will not be back.

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Thank 123sindy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Don't bother, save yourself the disappointment. Relatively high price to get service that was mediocre. Food was blaugh and the portion was small. There are too many other decent places to eat near here to waste your time.

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Thank Ronald J
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Small beer bar in Hayward with live music most nights. They have a good rotating selection of IPAs and a few other beers, but if you are into light beers, this isn't the place for you. Nice outside seating area with an interesting set of people.

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Thank dh2go
Bend, Oregon
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've been going here since the 80's and I still like it. They always have good beer and it's cool that you can just walk in and enjoy the music.

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Thank Chevyman6772
San Diego, California, United States
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great people, great live music, great beer, great wine, great bartenders, great vibe, great events (i.e.IPA Fest, Double IPA Fest, St Patty's corned beef, etc...). It is not a restaurant, but they will pair cheese with your beer or wine. On weekends it get crowded, with loud music(often local blues, jazz, or jam bands) No pool tables, but they are... More 

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Thank Chris J
Hayward, ca
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

all brews are small and boutique'ish.....music at night, from blues to rock.....small food menu, but good.....stuff like soup, crackers/cheese, dips.....they sell beer and wine...lots of atmosphere

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1 Thank alcojunkyarddog
San Lorenzo, California
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93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

My companion and I dined here only because of what appeared to be a great deal from a major national coupon service which offered a three-course dinner with champagne with a retail value of over $100 for only $49. The restaurant is only a few miles from our home and I was curious about what seemed to be a nearby... More 

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1 Thank Wildwooder
NorCal
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

First of all, don't expect to eat at the Bistro, at least at 9pm on a weeknight. I'm not sure they even have a kitchen. What the "joint" has are friendly customers, live music, and a great choice of beers. This is a local bar, but I didn't get any sort of vibe that I was not welcome. Have a... More 

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1 Thank jaf006
Hayward, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

What a great find.... Standard bar atmosphere, but was shocked to see they have extensive list of Belgiums to pick from.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 B St, Hayward, CA 94541-4107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: (510) 886-8525

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?