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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
Today
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
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 11
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  • 3
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
An Evening in Lafayette

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
BigButch52
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Lafayette, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Reservations
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
california
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
248 reviews 248 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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Walnut Creek, California, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The service was excellent. The staff was obviously well trained. Sadly all of our entrees tasted the same and were a overcooked. The food was the week link on this Saturday night. Thought we would try again but too many restaurants around to go back.

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Walnut Creek, California
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Uncle Yu's in Lafayette is a tradition with us. When we come home from a trip or vacation we make a point to visit Uncle Yu's for dinner. Great Martinis and wonderful seafood dishes, really good pot stickers all delivered to the table by superb servers, Westley being our favorite. Uncle Yu's is never disappointing.

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california
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Best Chinese food in the tri-valley area. Very good service and the food is very fresh. Lemon Chicken is fabulous.

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San Francisco
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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is one of my favorite Chinese restaurants. Food and service is excellent. Good ambiance and clean. I go there quite frequently. Highly recommend Uncle Yu's.

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Orinda, California
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189 reviews 189 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This was a great find in Lafayette, CA. The food was fresh, hot, and good. We especially liked the orange chicken, the tofu dish, and the General Zhou's chicken. We ordered a Shirley Temple for the kids thinking it would be the typical rip off of soda and grenadine syrup...but nope! It was a full fledge concoction that looked like... More 

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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?