24997 Mission Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 538-4466
Fax: (510) 581-8029
Bars & Cafes
The classy restaurant and bar Bijou invites you to experience chef Christian Nam-Hee's refined take on the French and Californian cuisines. The decor here matches any upscale restaurant you would come across, accented by unique glittering crystal chandeliers and cozy leather sofas. You can also sit outside on the large patio which can seat up to 30 guests at at time. Book a table here to relish on small plate dishes like Steamed Mussels, spicy Sautéed Shrimp and Beef Tartar, which the chef specializes in. Those with a hearty appetite, can go for the more elaborate Scallops Au Deux Pommes, Grilled Filet Mignon and Grilled Duck Breast. However, may sure you keep space for the dessert specialties like Nougat Glacée, and Creme Brulee. And that's not all, as Bijou also offers variety of classic and creative cocktails churned out by the expert mixologists using seasonal and locally sourced beverages and ingredients. Call ahead for reservations and more information.
Ricky's is the place to be on game night. No matter is your game of choice is the NFL, MBL, Formula One or any other, their multiple screens ensure you don't miss a single second. Raiders fans will certainly recognize the name as one of the best places to hang out, have a drink and connect with fellow fans in a lively, fun atmosphere. The bar has bee around since 1946 and has its fair share of regulars as well as tourists and day trippers stopping by to check out the electric atmosphere. Don't miss out on trying their famous sandwiches names after Hall of Famers like Jim Otto, Willie Brown and Jack Tatum. The menu is quite extensive with plenty to choose from. A good place to stop by for an evening out with friends, or even make new ones.
This cash only hangout is a great place to mingle with the locals. On any given night, the crowd can be primarily bikers and their lady friends or mixed in with some hippies, soccer moms and dads and local college kids. The staff is friendly both in attitude and in pours and the jukebox is always ready to go. On the weekends, expect a live band and a bit more of a crowd.
The Mojo Lounge is nice place to unwind with friends over cool beer and good music. From live bands, karaoke and DJs, this place is always buzzing with entertainment. Take a sip of dogfish head, red rocket ale or racer 5 to enjoy the happy hours. And for your hunger pangs, snack on fries, sandwiches and burgers.
Located inside the Days Hotel where near the Oakland Coliseum, Jolly Rogers is a typical American restaurant which serves steaks and barbecue. Prime Rib is the restaurant specialty made from Angus and roasted slowly with vegetables. Aside from, there is also a full bar inside the restaurant.
Part music venue part sports bar, The Huddle is not for stuffy business types. For those looking to let loose and hang with some ordinary folks over a cold beer, this is the place to go in Fremont. Weekly events at this bar include karaoke and live bands mixed in with dancing and sports events on any one of their numerous televisions. The crowd can get a bit rowdy so beware if you are out with your boss or kids.
Eddie Papa's American Hangout promises to serve a wholesome American fare in food and drinks to you and your family, and delivers it in style. The restaurant's menu features a large variety of regional delicacies, that encompasses the diverse cuisines found across the country. So, be prepared to choose from dishes like South Texas nachos, Beverly Hills BBQ Chicken Chop, New England Clam Chowder soup, Seattle Seafood, Louie Salad, Hawaiian Fish Tacos and many others. A unique concept indeed! Make your visit to this hangout a memorable one by indulging in one of their entrees like Texas Chicken Fried Steak, Alaskan Fish and Chips, and New Orleans Crayfish Jambalaya. Options are also available for those on gluten-free as well as vegetarian diet. Call ahead for reservations and more information.
Although best known for its hookah lounge, Bijan Restaurant has lots more to offer. The lunch and dinner menus at this eatery are composed of a vast assortment of Persian delicacies, with enough variety for both vegetarians and meat lovers. In addition to authentic Persian preparations like ghormeh sabzi (a concoction of lamb shank, herbs and kidney beans) and soltani kabobs (skewers of filet mignon and ground beef), you can also enjoy Mediterranean-influenced pizzas and pastas.
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is a chain of approximately 150 restaurant locations in the United States of America. Its parent company produces a selection of craft beer comprising of popular brews such as Nutty Brewnette, HopStorm IPA and LightSwitch Lager. The food includes American classics, with separate menus for kids and those with a gluten-free diet, along with a nutritional guide. Do not miss their Pepperoni Extreme Pizza and the Boneless Wings platter with ranch dressing and tangy sauces.
Oasis Grille is bathed in warm, earthy tones and is considered one of the most exquisite dining venues in central Pleasanton. The kitchen here serves a splendid new-age Mediterranean fare - blending authentic Mediterranean recipes with modern culinary techniques and international flavors. The magnificent dining area is divided into a cozy indoor arrangement as well as a lovely rose garden, out front, which is much sought during balmy evenings and afternoons. Offerings like Garlic Lamb Shank, Beef Mantoo and Oasis Curry Chicken, house specialties here are truly inspired. There are a couple of veggie options for vegetarian patrons as well. Also on offer here are some stellar, exotic cocktails and classic wines - a range of Merlots, Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, Roses, Champagnes and much more.
A hidden gem, due to its blink and miss location, Luna Loca is a good Mexican restaurant to satiate the appetite. Serving tacos, chimichanga and burritos with love, it has managed to earn a loyal patronage among the locals who are addicted to its food. The restaurant provides a cheerful place for diners to relax and have a great time with their loved ones. There are regular parties too, to add to the fun. The prices are affordable, though the many promotions make it even more so. Try the Chicken 63 or the Carne Verde or the tantalizing Chicken Picado which are special favorites.
A popular restaurant striking the correct notes with locals on grounds of delicious food, fine service and heavenly drinks, Esin restaurant has emerged as a neighborhood favorite. It serves contemporary American meals with a determination to impress- and impress it does, as is seen by the number of footfalls that it earns during peak hours. The All Natural Pork Meatballs, Sonoma Duck Leg Confit and Braised Natural Lamb Shank are worth a mention. Ideal for lazy lunches, Esin is a must visit if one is ever in the area. Do not miss out on their desserts, which are a treat for the sugar-deprived.