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The Park Bistro & Bar

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3287 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549 (Formerly Duck Club Restaurant)
+1 925-283-7108
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All 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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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Bistro fare in an elegant setting (formerly the Duck Club fine dining). The salmon got great approval, the chicken passed muster. Two of us ordered large burgers and liked them. Good fries. Butternut squash soup was light and creamy and garnished with tasty surprise flavors, only the Caesar salad fell short because the dressing was too mayonnaise-y.

Thank intofindingout
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoy a relaxing morning at Spa. I am ready for lunch! The steak is tasting as I expected. The view of the window seat is nice!

Thank cindylN9289LT
Lafayette, California
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We go to the Park Bistro monthly, and it never disappoints. The food choices are wide ranging from entrees to sandwiches. I am fond of the grilled cheese with tomato soup, but the steaks are awesome if you have a larger appetite. Beer on tap is consistently good, in fact, they have Pliny de Elder! The atmosphere is lively between... More 

Thank markltennis
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Met up with a colleague for lunch .... the atmosphere was very pleasant, and they spaced people at tables enough to not overhear others conversations. We started on the patio which is an enclosed area with AC, but it ended up being too cool so we were seated inside. The waitstaff was very good. The menu had a standard mixture... More 

Thank janet583
San Francisco
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251 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We love the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa. From what I understand - Semantics here- the Bar used to be called the Bistro...and lost that name - there is another restaurant on the property called the Bistro. Four of us ate in the bar...It was lively and busy. Service was 'okay'; meal was not memorable (I had a Salad/Seared Tuna-... More 

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Vacaville, California
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223 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Had 'nibbles' for dinner in the bar. Ended up with more than we could eat. The calamari was excellent, as was the cheeseburger...cooked to perfection. Had breakfast in the morning, and I highly recommend the lox legs benedict. Delicious .

Thank Dick T
Sacramento, California
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

If we could give this restaurant a 6 or even a 10 rating, we would do so. What a terrific evening celebrating our daughter's birthday. Where to start? We got fairly dressed up for this dinner (high end jeans and jewelry), but wished we had taken it up another notch or two once we got there. The décor and ambiance... More 

Thank 2Klecks
Alamo, California
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We hadn't been to the Bistro in a few years, but went last night. What an unbelievable experience! The food was incredible and the service was outstanding. We ate in the dining room, which was formerly the Duck Club restaurant. It was pleasant, and a change from the bar section of the restaurant because it wasn't as noisy and was... More 

Thank Karen and Paul P
Martinez, California
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I love sitting by the fireplace on a cold night over a Gibson martini. The food, wine and cocktails are superb and the service is amazing. Good times, good memories.

Thank Dawn R
SF Bay Area
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Went there for celebrating our 52nd anniversary. Started with a glass each of good Italian wine - nice that they bring a small carafe in addition to the glass. Both of us had their small but perfectly adequate salad which was a great beginning. Then both had their perfectly prepared 8-oz filet mignon, very tender, And finished with great desserts.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
American, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3287 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549 (Formerly Duck Club Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-283-7108
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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