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Chow Restaurant

53 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette, CA 94549-4321
+1 925-962-2469
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette, CA 94549-4321
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dined at Chow many times thru the years, and generally had good meals, but on a recent visit, it was a total disaster. And now that I think of it the food quality and service at Chow has been suffering the last few...More

Thank markltennis
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Comfortable outside seating on the patio with reasonably priced fresh menu items. Our friends always bring their dog as do lots of others. Service is excellent, the place is always jumping, and if something isn’t on the menu but they have it in their market,...More

Thank StarLady99
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended breakfast place in Lafayette Square didn't disappoint. Great coffee and authentic huevos rancheros satisfied my early morning hunger. Great location with a neighborhood vibe.

Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Went to this place for breakfast w/friends while on a trip and thought it was really great!!! I had oatmeal and pancakes w/blueberries. Everything was great and reasonably priced. I’d go back for sure. Service was great too!

Thank CIrwin49
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Every meal offers a unique variety of good food but, for me, breakfast is extra-special and I can never decide between oatmeal, pancakes or an egg dish. If it's cold outside, it's great to sit close to the fireplace and, during warm weather, dining outside...More

Thank 5familytravelers6030
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Since opening in the early 2000's, this restaurant has been constantly packed and popular. I think I would even categorize it as an anchor of sorts. The negatives: the portions have become smaller, and the prices have gotten higher, and the menu really doesn't change....More

Thank silverlongjohn63
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Excellent healthy food. Lot's of healthy choices as well as wood fire oven pizza. There is also a market to buy food to go and fresh produce, cheese and other foods so you don't have to stop at a big grocery store.

Thank princessval
Reviewed January 31, 2018

This is an above average place for eating healthy. The food is delicious and there is a diverse menu. I had the tuna melt; it was served open-faced on toasted sourdough bread with olives, red onions, and sliced pickles as garnishes. I had it with...More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Chow is such a great place to go in Lafayette. Consistently great food. Homestyle comfort food, great salads, pasta, pizzas, and more. Their beef pot roast is delicious as well as their salmon. Always good service, easy, and very good experience.

Thank terryy226
Reviewed January 5, 2018

I like being able to order smaller portions, especially when I am not able to share a menu choice. Food quality is consistent. Buy a bottle of wine at their in-house grocery/food mart (with fresh produce!) and avoid the corkage fee. Casual dining with friendly...More

Thank kathy-mgt
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March 13, 2016|
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Response from lawlady271 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I was not there for Sunday. But one of the reviews says that the scramble is available.
Dolores A
April 4, 2015|
Response from Silverfoxfoster | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are but call them (925-962-2469
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette, CA 94549-4321
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-962-2469
  • E-mail
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.
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