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445 Railroad Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3821
+1 925-838-4510
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07:00 - 21:30
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Sun 08:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:30
Fri 07:00 - 22:30
Sat 08:00 - 22:30
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Danville, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Always a reliable option. A bit overpriced but it's an upscale restaurant in Danville. Burgers and salads are excellent.

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Thank V3655NQjonathanl
San Ramon, California
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216 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We've been to Chow's many times. While not a favorite, its always been ok. We shared a salad which was good but the spaghetti was really subpar. The meatballs were not good. Others in our group were also disappointed in the pizza. Service was good and attentive but none of us were happy with the meal. Danville has enough restaurants... More 

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Thank awm1
Chandler, Arizona, United States
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Family and business friendly, casual atmosphere. The food is absolutely delicious. I was in town for four days and ate there twice - I'm in love with thier soup varieties.

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Thank Sande R
Napa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

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 

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Thank Solarays
Sonora, California
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468 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

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 

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Thank William F
Danville, California
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150 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

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!

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Thank Mrmojo58
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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413 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

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 

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Thank Edward B
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 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.

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Thank Torac
San Ramon, California
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242 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 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 

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Thank LisaandRod93013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:30
Saturday
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Railroad Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 925-838-4510
Description
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?