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“Disappointing”
Review of Chow Restaurant

Chow Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 79 Restaurants in Lafayette
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: We support our neighbors and local farms by offering fresh, organic, healthy ingredients. Our chicken is organic free-range, our beef is natural & organic and our seafood is sustainably caught & delivered fresh. All our desserts are made fresh daily in our Lafayette location and fresh juices are pressed to order. This commitment to quality has put us on San Francisco Chronicle's list of the Top 100 Restaurants in the Bay Area nine years in a row.
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Having eaten at Chow a number of times, I find the food to be hearty, but uninspired. The menu could use a major overhaul and updating as many of the items are a bit stale. Food presentation is OK, but the food is barely warm and not hot. Overall, you can do better for the money.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

My wife and I have been coming to Chow for years. The food is consistently good and the front patio is an excellent place to enjoy a casual lunch on a nice Lafayette day.

On our recent visit, we ordered their fish tacos - the food was excellent and our server Megan was attentive and helpful.

A wonderful place for a casual lunch on a nice day!

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Went there on a Saturday morning for breakfast on recommendation. The place was packed. Very noisy. Seating and Service was friendly and attentive, though. Our food came very quickly. Seems, that everything was pre-prepared. Quality was just average. Overall not bad but not very special, as well. Prices very high.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This establishment previously had good qualitity food, unfortunately it has lost its luster. Food arrives luke warm, over cooked hamburger, soup lacked taste. Very loud atmosphere.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

great casual restaurant. wonderful for lunch or brunch with the family or extended groups. good variety on the menu and all the food seems very fresh and wholesome. fried egg sandwich is great. good for kids - both the food and ambience with crayons and coloring pages.

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