Bistro 412 Restaurant & Bar

(650) 326-7183

412 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA | Directions   94301

37.445063 -122.163949

 
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More Bar & Club Special Features: Specialty Cocktails

Bar & Pub Special Features: Dance Floor

Cuisine: New American, Traditional American

Tags: Brunch, Business Dining, Lunch Spot, Outdoor Dining

Payment Methods: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Downtown North

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Bistro 412 Restaurant & Bar

Reviews for Bistro 412 Restaurant & Bar

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Karoake Nights – The place offers both inside and outside areas. My favorite is the outside space, where you have access to a bar and seating - it's perfect in the Spring!

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

dONT LISTEN TO THA HATERS – i went there last saturday and had a great time. good lookin crowd and very diversed in ethnicity. im a girl who usually partys in san franciscos suit 181 or loft 11 and that scene nowadays is gettin weAK. music was greatt here. you walk into a hip hop room and in the back there is a outside smoking area / techno room. people are not rude.. i highly suggest partying here. its decent size for a lounge.. small to be a club.. but makes the party more fun when its crowded because your bumping into very good lookin people!

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

it was aight... – Went there for the first time on a saturday nite, for my sisters bday. Of all times Ive went clubbing i never ever waited in a line for so long till i came to this club. I didnt know what was the hold up for, i guess they just doin what the club was called for..."everybody will get in B4 12", unfortunately they close at 1;30. So finally we get in...club was so crowed and small. It feels like everybody was dancing in a small hall way. So i said, what the heck..lets buy some drink. So we buy drink from this bartender that was giving us atitude. She said something i didnt really understand, just left the bar and start dancing in a small hall way full of people. But in the other hand love the hiphop music they were playin. That was about it.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Avoid, i'm never ever going back. – Went on a Saturday night a few weeks ago. Horrible bartending. I ordered a vodka cranberry, which i'm not sure how anyone could screw up, but they managed to make the worst drink I've ever tasted. I don't think it was vodka or cranberry juice. Four of my friends tried sips of the drink to double check for me and all were so disgusted we agreed to send it back. I asked the bartender if I could have a beer instead and he gave me all sorts of attitude and said they normally wouldn't do such a thing as switching drinks. Hello my vodka cranberry cost more than a beer would and I wasn't asking for money back. He should have had no problem considering how revolting the drink was.

Then, I had nothing else to drink that night except my one Corona and felt incredibly drunk, as if I had 5 drinks. I could not drive home from the bar and had to have someone else drive my car. I then found out my friend who also had only one Corona felt the same way, like we had been drugged or something. We slept it off and both woke up with horrible hangovers the next day!!!

NEVER GOING BACK. Don't really want to get drugged again. Drink at your own risk.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

You make or break the place. – So I've been to this place a few times. It's nothing spectacular but I do have an AWESOME time everytime I go. But if you're wanting to see attractive people there... you miiiight get lucky. Mighty is maybe and ONLY maybe. There's some nights where I wonder if the guests crawled out from under their rocks to come out and enjoy the nightlife. But like I said it's YOU that makes of breaks this place. The DJ's pretty tight and I always have a good time dancing.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Dead as a morgue... and the staff will rip you off if you let them... beware!!! – This place is a rip off. We took a large group in for drinks, and they "conveniently" took away the itemized bill when it came time to pay so we didn't click that on our large bill, they had already charged $100 for service. We added a 20% tip (the right thing to do under normal circumstances...) and still, not a word. We had to ask for an additional copy of the itemized bill as we left. When we realized the next day we had been overcharged, we called 3 times, and no-one returned any of our calls. This is a very short term approach to customer satisfaction people!! No wonder they are doing so badly and the place is empty every night!!

The place isn't even any good!! The only reason we went there was because it was the only empty place in the holidays.. I hope they crash and burn because I had to pay $100 out of my own pocket to a complete stranger who ripped me off...

If the manager reads this, I'd like to personally thank him for appalling customer service and advise that he get himself more ethical bar staff....

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Terrible! – This place doesn't seem to realize which side of the Hudson River it's on -- this is Palo Alto, not the Meatpacking District in New York. WAY too much attitude at the door, behind the bar, and from the manager for a place that would have been tacky at best five years ago.

Recommends
over a year ago

Editorial Review – This club offers dancing and different music choices nightly, along with a heated patio and full bar outdoors.

 

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