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445 Railroad Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3821
+1 925-838-4510
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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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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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Bare-Bones Breakfast: 2 Pancakes- $10 that's $5/ a pancake! 3 Pieces of over cooked bacon = $6 that's $2 a SLICE!! A whole POUND of premium cut applewood smoked peppered bacon is $5 from the meat counter at the grocery store. NO Eggs, NO toast, NO coffee. COLD syrup sitting on the table like a Denny's restaurant. (Disgusting) $16... More 

Thank Solarays
Sonora, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starbucks created a whole brand and worldwide chain making people feel at home in their stores. Chow manages to the same thing only better. Very comfortable (did I mention the fireplace?). Great quality food, every dish Ive ever had there (been coming for years) has been great and I love that the menu has different sizes for salads and other... More 

Thank William F
Danville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of heaters, very pleasant atmosphere. Inside can be noisy but outdoor dining is quiet & relaxing. This is "bistro" menu dining. Nothing very complicated but a nice variety of soups, appetizers & main courses. Bar is very good & desserts can be very good!

Thank Mrmojo58
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do not understand why this place is so crowded, beyond the fact it is a young people's noisy hangout. This is not the place for a quiet dinner. There is an area with tables outside, a lot quieter but obviously an option when the weather cooperates. The menu looked great -- but the food was only "average" -- disappointing.... More 

Thank Edward B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Disappointing with regards to service and value for money. Atmosphere was OK a bit like our local Mac D`s in the UK on a Sunday lunchtime. Five of us including the two girls who had a small bowl of sliced apple and about three chicken pieces, both had plain water. My partner had a pizza which you could get from... More 

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We went to Chow on a Saturday night without reservations. We were able to sit where we wanted. I ordered a pasta dish and my husband ordered a burger. We were very pleased with the food. Their wine list and dessert menu have good choices.

Thank Torac
San Ramon, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I loved Chow Restaurant! Great organic menu with several delicious entree choices. This place has both indoor and outdoor seating. Loved the ambiance of this restaurant filled with quaint decor. Nice staff, friendly service. My hubby and I came for dessert. Coffee and apple pie for my hubby and I had the ginger cake and herbal tea. The food was... More 

Thank LisaandRod93013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

The menu has limits and it is on the upper end (to me) for lunch. I had A Thai salad with a bit of chicken. I thought it was delicious and I ordered a medium. Very filling until dinner 5 hours later. Service was friendly, attentive AND not intrusive. We sat there for I would guess was 2 or more... More 

Thank Kay H
Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

The food was just ok. It was fairly expensive for the quality. The decor is odd. I'm certain that there are better choices for the cost of the food.

Thank Mitchgobears
Austin, Texas
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The food was fresh and delicious. The patio was delightful. The service was exemplary! We went twice: once with a party of eight and once with eighteen. Everyone's meal was delivered exactly as we had custom ordered it....Let me say that again : 26 custom orders! (Tip: They make delicious lattes, etc. that are referred to on the menu only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Railroad Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 925-838-4510
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?