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La Veranda Cafe

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6201 Center St, Clayton, CA 94517-1400
925-524-0011
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Restaurant in Clayton

There is not many choices in such a small town and I have never had a bad meal here. We had showed up to meet friends without reservations since the place never seemed too busy. We walked in and the place and WOW, it was packed which was nice to see. They said it would take 15 minutes and that's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
851travelbug
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Benicia, California
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Benicia, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

There is not many choices in such a small town and I have never had a bad meal here. We had showed up to meet friends without reservations since the place never seemed too busy. We walked in and the place and WOW, it was packed which was nice to see. They said it would take 15 minutes and that's... More 

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Clayton, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Clayton has only a hand full of restaurants and this one is the Italian eatery. We enjoy the happy hour and that brings us in and we stay for dinner. prices are reasonable and food is good.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We have been in La Veranda few years ago. The food for the price was so-so. The menu could be better, the service was great

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N. California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

It had been a couple of years since I'd last been at La Veranda, but ended up there one night with my husband and was pleasantly surprised/reminded of how nice it is. The service was attentive and friendly and more importantly the food was great. We had a very enjoyable evening out and I was so pleased that my husband... More 

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midwest
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I've noticed that some eateries perform well when business is booming while some seem to get a little too laid back when things are slow. This is the second time I've eaten here while visiting family (albeit last time was two years ago...) and there's nothing really negative to say - just nothing really glowing either. They should get credit... More 

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

La Veranda has deteriorated over the years, service is average and food questionable. If you like to gamble and want to takes a "crap shoot" then go ahead and roll those dice. For my money I'll skip La Veranda and go where I can count on a great meal. Bella's is just a couple miles down the road and you... More 

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Concord, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have dined at LV multiple times. It is a great restaurant with a good variety of foods, great service and interesting specials. We frequently get coupons that help although I would describe the prices as moderate.

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Roswell, Georgia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We enjoyed our meal in the Victorian home setting. We had various pasta dishes that were all different and yummy. Our waitress was very pleasant and moved my Mom to a better location when we requested it. The salad was fresh and had a generous helping of blue cheese crumbles on top. We took half of everything home with us... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I give three stars for service because the servers were pleasant, but two stars would be justified since it took three requests to get more water, and one expresso never arrived. (By then we were ready to leave and didn't point it out.) Sauces on pasta dishes are good but not sophisticated. Tiramisu (a dessert I make) was basically whippped... More 

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Antioch, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

First timer to La Veranda Cafe and enjoyed dinner. I had the lemon cream risotto with chicken and sautéed veggies, hubby had lasagna and daughter had a pepperoni pizza. All meals were tasty and generous in size; we will be enjoying leftovers tomorrow! For dessert we ordered the vanilla gelato, the creme brûlée and the tiramisu and were not disappointed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6201 Center St, Clayton, CA 94517-1400
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: 925-524-0011
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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