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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Burger Restaurant
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“Val's is an old school Burger Diner that serves up Baby burgers, Mama Burgers and Papa Burgers. It is a local favorite for breakfast or lunch. Not open Sunday or Monday. Experience an old fashioned diner with burgers, fries and shakes.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Authentic, tasty food that is priced fairly and also has vegetarian options.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Upscale chinese food with a solid bar. Can be a bit busy but you almost never need reservations in Hayward anywhere.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Families love it. Kids eat free one night per week. Face painting for kids one night per week. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Great service with a nice ambiance, and very good food. Genghix is an asian-fusion style restaurant with a full bar. It has something for everyone with it's great seafood selections, fresh sushi, and steak or chicken options. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“Great little family owned restaurant. They make the best Chai Latte's here :)”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“If you love Indian food served in an elegant setting at reasonable prices, then this is the place!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“This is the closest dining option to the guesthouse, and offers a range of reasonably priced, quick eats such as ramen, poke bowls, and Korean barbecue.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Old-school Italian market and deli with great sandwiches, pastas, deli case, desserts, and prepared traditional Italian foods you can heat up here.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Empanada Restaurant
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“Argentinian empanadas and alfajores and coffee ~ what more do you need? Closed on Mondays. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Good food with outdoor seating and a full bar. It's a great place to go on a warm summer night.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Creative, fresh, quality sushi, sashimi, rolls, and other delicious, unique Japanese fare in a cozy setting, located in the Castro Valley Village.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Chipolte Mexican Grill is a popular healthy alternative to regular fast food. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Great family taqueria some of the best carne asada around. large portions, small price.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends