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Bistango Restaurant

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19100 Von Karman Ave, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92612-1539 (Martin and Von Karman)
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Miami, Florida
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another client dinner chosen by my client. It's his go to place for lunch, dinner and special events. A nice variety of dishes and wonderful service. Typical pricing for fine dining however had a number of smaller plates and a fixed price menu as well. I would have given it five stars but the cesar salad was soggy. Wild king... More 

1 Thank FamilyTraveler62
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Great small restaurant for lunch and dinner. Prices are mid range price and food is good. Happy hour bar is fun.

1 Thank englandsd
Los Angeles, California
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181 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Returned to Bistango one year after our first time as it was halfway for friends in Oceanside and us out in the San Fernando Valley. It is in a industrial type area below a large office building. A great Trio played almost continually with what appeared to be a 15 mins. break over the 2.5 hrs. we were there. An... More 

1 Thank 385eileenz
Calgary, Canada
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270 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

The attention to detail in this restaurant is exceptional. The food and the service was very, very good. A wonderful place to take someone special for dinner.

Thank 281bob
Long Beach, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Wonderful lunch and nice atmosphere. Suggest making reservations to be seated timely. The food is terrific - the risotto special was delish!

Thank Linda W
San Diego
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172 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I was here with a group for a work dinner. The staff was wonderful, but I would say the meal was just ok. I ordered a salad that was quite good but there were a lot of nuts in it and I had to separate them out...don't get me wrong I love nuts but this was a little over the... More 

Thank littled6607
Irvine, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Live Music every night and Dancing, Food is good, a bit of an older crowd need to get music that will attract a younger audience! Outdoor Patio is nice and spacious with live music on wednesdays on the patio

Thank sonnyd1
Irvine, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nice, sexy atmosphere, good variety of food! Better than I expected, due to its location. Not there for the view, but the atmosphere and the food!

Thank Kelly M
Irvine, California, USA
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have been to this restaurant countless times. It is always good and their standard dishes are delicious. The restaurant has a unique setting and with the art work always changing there is something unique for each visit. One of the best things about the restaurant is the bar area. Ask for Steve who will always treat your right. They... More 

Thank Ron M
Rancho Mirage California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

This was our second experience at this restaurant. As previously, the food was great, the service was great and the ambiance was great. The trio playing dance music was also wonderful., Mt spose had the tri steak which was out of this world. I had the small rack of lamb that was plentiful and cooked to perfection This is truly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $60
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19100 Von Karman Ave, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92612-1539
    (Martin and Von Karman)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: 949-752-5222

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