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Bistango Restaurant

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19100 Von Karman Ave, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92612-1539 (Martin and Von Karman)
+1 949-752-5222
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Southern California
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anytime I'm in the area, I'm going to Bistango for lunch. Make a reservation because it fill up fast. If Dover sole is on the menu, order it.

Thank MichaelHaik
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. I have visited the restaurant many times and am always impressed with their food and service. Highly reccomend :)

Thank Dale C
Irvine, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for our friend's birthday. They had a nice love Jazz music with a lovely crowd. This place attracts very elegant people and they serve a great food with much better atmosphere.

Thank Farzin-Anthropol
Bartlett, New Hampshire
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344 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I've been coming to Irvine for years. For some reason, I never knew Bistango was here. Too bad, because it's a great place for business dinners & really good food. It is expensive, but the menu is very varied, w/ something to please everyone, and if one is dieting or not breaking the bank, it offers a variety of less... More 

Thank KVM101
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It's so dependable. You know you'll get tasty food with impeccable service. You need a reservation as lunch tables are always full. Lunch is more expensive that comparable spots in the area but you know you'll leave Bistango feeling fine.

1 Thank Robert K
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have dined at Bistango several times in the past, but were disappointed with the food this time. The menu has been revised recently and not for the better. Our favorite salad has been removed and the beef ravioli and venison preparations are not nearly as good as the old ones. That coupled with room temperature serving temperatures, the under... More 

1 Thank William C
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Went here with friends recently, I think this is a great place to go for a business meeting or even a night out with your spouse or significant other. Just be aware it is expensive, service is perfect, meal is great, this is certainly a restaurant where yo get what you pay for. Located in the lobby of an office... More 

1 Thank itfb
Prescott, Arizona
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304 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Bistango is wonderful One doesn't need to add anything to that review The food is exceptional, the service is flawless and the ambiance is perfect Great bar, great wine list.....a great time is assured. When I come to town this is my first stop for dinner.....can't imagine that changing

Thank davefoshee
Irvine, CA
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had multiple great business meetings at Bistango. Ambiance is good, noise level is low so one can discuss.

Thank jain49
Venice, Florida
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193 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great restaurant, with good food and excellent cocktails. Nice bar with lots of art work on display.

Thank Bill S

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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
US$ 30 - US$ 70
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
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: +1 949-752-5222

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