Irvine >Food & Dining > Bistango
19100 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA | Directions 9261233.670302 -117.857027
Neighborhoods: Irvine Business Complex
Great Food and wonderful service – The restaurant that thinks it's an art gallery. Food, service and atmosphere are all very nice. The kitchen clearly knows what it's doing. After all they have been doing it for about 20 years.
DO NOT EAT HERE! – i've been to this establishment twice..first time was a decent experience, second time sent me directly to the hospital. I got food posioning from their garlic soup and pizza..this was confirmed by a Doctor of Medicine at the UCI hostpital. Everyone at my table that day got the same thing so this leads me to believe my food was tampered with since myself and the server exchanged some words when it took her 25 minutes to take our order.
IF YOU WANT TO BE KNEES DOWN IN FRONT OF A TOILET FOR 5 HOURS YOU SHOULD EAT AT BISTANGOS RESTURANTE.
Food, service, and entertainment......GREAT! – Super friendly staff including the fabulous manager Bill. Try the Grand Marnier Souffle....it will change you're life, it's awesome!!!! Oh and the band on Friday night....they are sooo fun and great!
Great food, bad, bad service – Where do I start?
This place has great food, but they severely lack in good service. Everybody is incredibly snobbish - from the hostess, to the waiters, to the manager. What ever happened to good service? Don't they know that word of mouth can make or break a business? Why are these people so indifferent?
Get off your high horses and give people what they are paying for.
My favorite restaurant!! – The food here is SOO amazing! I can easily call it my favorite restaurant. The service was nice and I loved the live band.
Worst place to hold on event – The only reason I am even giving this establishment one star is purely for the fact that they have good food. Minus that fact, I would not give any recommendations for this restaurant. I held an event in December of 2007 and it was a large event costing $11,000+. Below is a list of my grievances. I will NEVER have an event here again.
The appetizers were late and I had to repeatedly ask the staff where the food was.
Communication was horrible.
The manager, Bill, was rude and dismissive.
I waited for an hour and 20 minutes to get the bill and it was still not ready.
I wrote a letter expressing my dissatisfaction and it was never even acknowledged.
This restaurant was highly recommended to me and I expected a much higher level of service.
Lousy Service - Overpriced – Food is reasonably good but Staff is very rude and pretentious. Our waitress was gone for half an hour, then came back and said she was on break but didn't assign another server to our table. Served drink glass with large break in it. To go food was left cold on bar rather than under heater. Employess and management are very rude and snotty to guests. Not recomended!
Wonderful food, service, and ambiance – YUMMY we went there for anniversary and it was amazing food, wonderful service, and nice environment. We loved this place. Get the Filet it is awesome and opt for the souffle it was yummy.
Dramatic presentation and fine wine make this Irvine's special-occasion dinner destination. – In Short
This dining domain of well-heeled locals and businessmen is nestled in an Irvine office tower. The kitchen shows off both classics and innovations; pizza is topped with Black Forest ham and Gruyere. Crab cakes rest atop fire-roasted red peppers, and seared scallops are set off by tangy red-chili sauce and orange-papaya salsa. Homemade pastas include fettuccine with curry-marinated lamb, shiitake mushrooms and cream, and filet mignon in blue cheese sauce is a house favorite.
Best Place to Celebrate Special Occastions – My fiance and I celebrate every occasion imaginable at Bistango. The first and foremost reason for this is that the food and service at Bistangos is reliable: You know that when you go to Bistangos, you will get great tasting food and service. The waiters are very very nice and knowledgable of the menu. Their garlic soup is delicious. The venison is tasty too. The atmosphere is romantic, and the music is great too.
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