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6201 Center St, Clayton, CA 94517-1400
925-524-0011
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Night Out

Small, cozy adult restaurant. However, does have appetizer menu for kids, sodas, and more. $5 early bird food and drinks 4-6 PM; Entree prices around $15/20. Plain pasta $12. Serving size is not huge, but can be considered adequate for a small eater.The bar is right in the eating area ..... no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Joseph Y
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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96 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Small, cozy adult restaurant. However, does have appetizer menu for kids, sodas, and more. $5 early bird food and drinks 4-6 PM; Entree prices around $15/20. Plain pasta $12. Serving size is not huge, but can be considered adequate for a small eater.The bar is right in the eating area ..... no separate dining room, so can be noisy if... More 

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Clayton, California
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food is always good. The basic menu I don't think has changed in years and there are specials. Just a very solid meal you can count on. The young woman who served us was nice, just a little scattered and constantly played with her hair. Was a little slow and did not seem too busy.

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Copperopolis, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This restaurant is nestled away in downtown Clayton. The menu is American/Italian and quite diverse with specials. Appetizers are very good we especially like the steak capparcio. I have tried several different lamb dishes and all good. Halibut pappy-at is also very good. Fresh pastas are wonderful as well. Wine list is not huge but good variety and priced well.... More 

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Benicia, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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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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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Additional Information about La Veranda Cafe

Address: 6201 Center St, Clayton, CA 94517-1400
Phone Number: 925-524-0011
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Clayton
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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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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