Update: Banchero’s closed in 2012.Atmosphere: 2/5 ♦ Service: 3/5 ♦ Food Quality: 3/5 ♦ Value: 3/5 Times Visited: A million ♦ Will I Return?: Anything for Family ___________
You know how every town has that restaurant that’s been around since the beginning of time? Banchero’s is that restaurant in Hayward (one of them, at least). The painted exterior boasts that this place was established in 1948, and I will not contest them on that. I’m also fairly certain that the façade, the tables and chairs, along with every fixture and most of the gracious and wise employees are from right around then as well. And, let’s face it, they’re all hanging in there….