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UNCLE Yu's Szechuan

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Chinese, Szechuan
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999 Oak Hill Rd, Ste 1, Lafayette, CA 94549-3893
925-283-1688
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Upscale and Not Too Pricey

I've enjoyed going to Uncle Yu's for lunch several times. The menu is extensive and the food is fresh and flavorful. The portions are large and often I take my leftovers home. Uncle Yu's has a full bar, as well. The servers are patient, too. We meet for lunch with a large table and often are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Piedmont, California
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  • Families with children
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Piedmont, California
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I've enjoyed going to Uncle Yu's for lunch several times. The menu is extensive and the food is fresh and flavorful. The portions are large and often I take my leftovers home. Uncle Yu's has a full bar, as well. The servers are patient, too. We meet for lunch with a large table and often are the last table to... More 

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Lafayette, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Best Chinese restaurant for high quality food, great service and good prices. More Americanized than authentic for some, but the food is so good, I go all the time. Talk to the waiters if you would like something other than the menu offerings, they always prepare a great meal. Good parking, good value, perfect place to entertain. Good wine list... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Very good place, good service, nice to share dinner with friends for get together or for the birthday party

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I am not sure what all the hype is about. The place was clean and polished as others have said, but the food was mediocre at best. I had the Tofu lunch special which really lacked flavor and had minimal spice although they advertised the dish as spicy. The only think I really enjoyed was the sweet and sour soup... More 

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charlotte nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Without a doubt, some of the best Chinese food we've eaten. An added plus is the gluten free menu. The potstickers are very well made and prepared and enough for two to easily share. All the other dishes were wonderful.

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The best chinese food in all the bay area. The pork fried rice and the lemon chicken are out standing.

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Castro Valley, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Had dinner last night at Uncle Yu's in Lafayette. While the food was tasty, the service was atrocious.There was no friendly greeting upon arrival, menus were practically thrown at us, and no one showed up to take our order. Finally we caught the bartender's eye and she came over begrudgingly to take our order. Ordering was very rushed without adequate... More 

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Lafayette, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Average Chinese food with poor parking. Does not compare favorably with Uncle Yu locations in San Ramon and Livermore.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I came here for lunch with a friend after a long work morning. I started with a Tsingtao beer, then their Hot and Sour Soup, followed by their Crispy Chicken in a hot and sweet sauce. It came with Chow Mein and vegetables. We also had hot tea as well. The food was very good, not great. The service was... More 

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Lafayette, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was a friday night and we were hungry and wanted to sit and eat a good meal. Stopped in no reservation no wait and got seated right away. We sat in the little patio like area. Good service and great food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 999 Oak Hill Rd, Ste 1, Lafayette, CA 94549-3893
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 925-283-1688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Szechuan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?