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The Park Bistro & Bar

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3287 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-4029 (Formerly Duck Club Restaurant)
+1 925-283-7108
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 07:00 - 11:00
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Washington DC
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a charming spot, small, with full bar. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Entrees very appealing and tasty. A little pricey but not outrageous. Wait staff generally terrific, though service can be slow at busy periods.

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Thank ValueSeekers
NBozych, General Manager at The Park Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments as they are much appreciated. I'm sorry if we were a little slow at times, we will work on improving the speed of service! All of us at the Park Bistro & Bar look forward to your next visit in the near future. Warm regards, Nick More 

Southfield, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food is out of this world good! You can not go wrong with this restaurant. The menu has lots of great choices, good portions, priced sensibly. Great selection of wines!

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NBozych, General Manager at The Park Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your rave reviews of the Park Bistro & Bar! Chef Macias is very new to the property and is excited to serve his new culinary creations. We look forward to your return visit. Best, Nick More 

Moraga, California
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100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It had been a few years since we had eaten at the Lafayette Park Hotel, even though we live fairly near. We decided to give it a try for a family birthday dinner. We were absolutely delighted. The cocktails were creative and delicious, the food was wonderful and the service was excellent. It was the perfect place to celebrate a... More 

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Thank calgrads
NBozych, General Manager at The Park Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

We are always delighted when we exceed our guest expectations and in this instance provided an enjoyable birthday dinner. I will share your wonderful comments with our Colleagues. We do look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards, Nick More 

Lafayette
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I don't eat in the hotel's restaurant but have eaten in the bar area several times over the past 20 years. Yes, I'm a local. The only and I mean only problem with it is that it fills up quickly around dinner time. They have limited seating. Otherwise the food is excellent, reasonably priced, and service is fast and very... More 

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NBozych, General Manager at The Park Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

We truly appreciate hearing from you and I'm very pleased that you enjoy the food service. The Bar is very popular and is on a first come first serve basis. To avoid the chance of a wait we do offer the Bistro dining room where reservations can be made in advance. We look forward to welcoming you back for many... More 

Castro Valley, California
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181 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stopped in for a drink after dinner and found the bar charming and comfortable. Indoor area with fireplace and a heated enclosed outdoor area -- which was warm even though it was raining outside. Good drinks and a varied menu -- served at the bar and in the main dining room.

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Thank pr7169
NBozych, General Manager at The Park Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments about the Park Bistro & Bar. We appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you back again! Warm regards, Nick More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The best French Onion Soup in the lower 48 States. Long term employees are eager to please. This is a must stop and it is right next to the Hotel.

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NBozych, General Manager at The Park Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5-star review! We are glad to hear you enjoy the onion soup, as it has been a long time local favorite. All of us at the Park Bistro & Bar look forward to your next visit. Best, Nick More 

Lafayette, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have dined at the Park Bistro & Bar for at least the past 10 years and have never been disappointed. Staff are professional and attentive. Menu is very satisfying for all types of cuisine and always delicious. Wine list is superb and the menu selections are always appropriate for the season. (Short ribs are occasionally on the menu and... More 

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NBozych, General Manager at The Park Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback; it is an honor to know you first enjoyed dining here 10 years ago! The winemaker's dinners are very popular and I do agree that the Pride Mountain dinner was one of the best. We will let you know when our new winemaker’s dinner schedule is out. Our team looks forward to welcoming you... More 

Lafayette, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food and drinks are great-a nice casual place to relax and enjoy good food. Staff is attentive. Also, need to try the French Onion Soup and bistro burger

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NBozych, General Manager at The Park Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words regarding The Park Bistro & Bar. We appreciate you taking the time to post your experience and look forward to welcoming you back! Warm regards, Nick More 

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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Used Open Table to place reservation and it came off without a hitch. Dined with another couple and selected a wide assortment of items. Nicely prepared burger with a fried egg and fried if that is your taste. Excellent French onion soup and prawns salad for one member of our party with shrimp cooked perfectly. Pork chop was another choice... More 

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Lafayette, California
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176 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The Park Bistro offers exceptionally good food for a bar, and a wide variety of cocktails and beer on tap. The food is well prepared, tasty, and is served hot. Cocktails are a good pour, but can be a bit pricey for specialty drinks. The beer on tap is limited, but they have exceptional choices, so you will not be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Television, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3287 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-4029 (Formerly Duck Club Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-283-7108
Description
The Park Bistro & Bar showcases only the freshest, local and organically grown produce as well as naturally raised meats and line-caught fish. Executive Chef Adam Carpenter has created an approachable, yet inventive menu, presenting a French twist on American fare. With a wholesome and earthy quality, many dishes elevate “comfort” food. Natural light from the romantic inner fountain courtyard, intimate alcoves, a large communal table and versatile private dining spaces. Rustic stone floors, natural wood tables, leather seating and an original art program create a warm and inviting, yet grand and inspiring, space that will create the most memorable dining experience in Lafayette. The Park Bar overlooks the recently renovated covered patio with an adjacent outdoor terrace featuring two fire pits offering both dining and casual lounge seating year round. The Park Bar offers guests traditional bar fare, aselection of artisanal beers and wines by the glass, and classic cocktails.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?