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The Park Bistro & Bar

3287 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-4029
+1 925-283-7108
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“onion soup” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3287 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-4029
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This bistro is an upscale spot for a drink or casual meal in Lafayette. The interior is comfortably dark and intimate. There’s a TV over the bar for watching the current sports events. We had a glass of wine and a cocktail. On the rocks...More

Thank casilva54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are longtime guests of hotel and restaurant/bar. This is the first time we had a negative experience. We tried the bar twice during our stay to have drinks and dinner. The first time we left because no one would greet us or take a...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at this restaurant is incredible. Whether it be the appetizer, main course or deserts -- all just amazing. The salmon and steaks are absolutely terrific, not to mention the salads and deserts.

Thank Troy T
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I love it here . Good atmosphere . Good good . The servers are so friendly but honestly they do not pay attention a lot of the time .. so they ask if you'd like a drink but it doesn't come till after the meal...More

Thank sansa31
Reviewed 11 March 2017

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.More

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...More

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!

Thank karenwilson2017
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

Reviewed 13 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...More

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

Reviewed 11 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...More

Thank bmac1260
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...More

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...More

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

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.

Thank 42daveh2016
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

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do you have gulten free options
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Response from doublevv | Reviewed this property |
also not sure, but most fine dining does
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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 94549-4029 (Formerly Duck Club Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-283-7108
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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.