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Chow Restaurant

53 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette, CA 94549-4321
+1 925-962-2469
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (17 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 via mobile

Visiting a California friend and decided to get breakfast at Chow before heading to San Francisco for some sightseeing. As a visitor to the land of avocados, I couldn't wait to sink my teeth into some yummy avocado toast. Chow didn't disappoint. Quick service. You...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

our breakfast- food was good, I ordered two eggs scrambled, my husband ordered salmon with two pouch eggs, both order came with small potatoes, small pieces of bread, on top, we ordered pancakes ( was very good, nice & fluffy), services was good too, but...More

Thank ann c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown Lafayette, California has lots of little, very good restaurants - it's tough to go wrong, however, at Chow! The service is wonderful - fast and friendly - the menu is large and the choices are many - for lunch, you can have your choice...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic eye appealing and entertaining location and set-up. Easy to order, quick service yet sophisticated in all aspects.

Thank HarryLicursi
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Although average to good in most categories, the vibrant atmosphere and dog-friendly environment catapult it into the Very Good range.

Thank TerryCamp
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The service was excellent and the food was just right for a late meal. I had the pesto chicken sandwich and my wife had the Minestrone soup. Both were really good with the huge quantity of vegetable in the soup being the star. Two nice...More

Thank YayaShare
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We always enjoy lunch Chow, situated in the busy Lafayette Circle area. The food is always fresh and healthy and this is a great spot for lunch. Metered parking is generally not a problem during lunch time. The inside of the restaurant can get pretty...More

Thank Jean Y
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Probably one of the most reasonably priced of Lafayette's casual dining places. Not saying it's cheap but it has a decent atmosphere patio seating and a well stocked bar. Plus the retail operation has some nice foods.

Thank Neal B
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We reserved a table for 8 for a Saturday brunch and unfortunately waited awhile because one of the tables they needed just would not clear. Here you will find an eclectic mix of foods which is why we chose Chow. It did not disappoint everyone’s...More

Thank Famluv2travel
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Although I don't think the food here is anything special, it is always crowded, always full of people having a good time, and the happy atmosphere is infectious. Eggs are good, hamburgers too. Salads are a bit more than OK. But you come for the...More

Thank coachorem
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Questions & Answers
14 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
5 April 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
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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