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Bistango Restaurant

19100 Von Karman Ave, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92612-1539
+1 949-752-5222
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options
19100 Von Karman Ave, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92612-1539
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is heaven with food! Been coming since the mid 90's and never a bad meal, never less than a wonderful experience. For decades I have waited for the mushroom crusted halibut when it's "off menu" and tonight...it's there This is wonderful My wife had...More

Thank davefoshee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a frequent patron of Bistango, but do fall back on it for special occasions. We like the artwork and the service. We both had Osso Bucco, which was perfect. Service was excellent, as always.

Thank lapsrus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has good food, superb service and great live music every night. The Tapas menu is special. The sea bass and the halibut are always good. They also have oyster shooters that cannot be described in words.

Thank charleshM4560TG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants located in a business district that we continue to select because of a nice wine list, quality food and being surrounded by a changing collection of art and sculpture. There is also live entertainment but it's pretty much...More

Thank Tmermaid
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Going out to Bistango is like going out to eat in an art gallery. The beautifully displayed art on the walls and tables is for sale and the art on your plate is for consumption. While the menu is a bit pricey, you are getting...More

Thank LM1231
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Prior to starting a business conference, the group of attendees went out to a dinner at Bistango. It was a thoroughly impressive dinner. The ambiance of the restaurant is excellent. There was a live upright bass player thumping out tunes during the night and the...More

Thank ViktorTrue
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I don't understand how this place still open after all these years!! The happy hour menu is probably the most expensive menu I've ever seen in OC! Just couple of appetizers and drinks cost me like $100!! for 2 people. And is such a small...More

Thank WineConn
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$70
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, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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