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Uncle Yu's at the Vineyard

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39 South Livermore Avenue, Livermore, CA 9455003119 (Between First Street and Railroad Avenue)
Take the #10 Wheels bus from Dublin / Pleasanton Bart station to Railroad and S. Livermore in Livermore. From there walk one block south on S. Livermore. 39 S. Livermore Ave. Ste 125, Livermore, Ca
925 449-7000
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 55
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Chinese food around these parts

Had dinner here, and all three of us were pleased. Wide selection, The portions were generous, and the service was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here, and all three of us were pleased. Wide selection, The portions were generous, and the service was good.

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alameda CA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was a Retirement Party that I attended. Seating was excellent, presentation of food was very nice and the servers were fantastic.

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Livermore, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Uncle Yu's is simply the best in Chinese cuisine this area has to offer. Every item is fresh and delightful. If you need to go on the cheap, the Pad Thai noodles are a great dish to have. Of course, the experience is the best when you order lots of different dishes and share. Finish it off with the sorbet.... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This place is always packed for a reason. The appetizers are all spectacular. The salt and pepper lobster tails are spicy and superb. Every entrée is awesome. Garlic noodles, Kung Pao Trio, and Mongolian Beef are our go to dishes. They have some spicy dumplings in a corn and curry sauce that is to die for. I usually save the... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

First time at Uncle Yu's, and glad we tried it. Haven't enjoyed this quality of Chinese food in a long while. Fresh ingredients, and well prepared meal. Especially liked the General Tsou's Chicken - not breaded and deep fried like other placed, but grilled and really tasty. The service was also first rate, and the place is really nice inside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent food and service. What you will not get is too much in a serbing, but the quality and tastyness is always a treat for your taste buds! A romantic atmosphere and great wine sekection. Always great table service too. A can't go wrong location for a special occasion!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Delicious food with variety of food choices and excellent service. Atmosphere is inviting and good for all types of dining: couples, business, meeting friends. Lovely place to enjoy lunch or dinner. Well decorated and delicious.

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New York City, New York
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64 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A family favorite, every time in town head to here. The food is very good, the personal service is even better. Located next to the Flag pole in downtown Livermore, nice size bar area, lots of tables although not crowed. Food comes fast and the taste is very good, more on the elegant side, but something for everyone, even a... More 

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Livermore, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went to celebrate a special time together, and it was certainly that. My husband usually doesn't like Asian foods, but I suggested something he might like, and like it he did! He wants to go back for another occasion we have coming up!

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Union City, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I went there for lunch with a friend. The decor is elegant and the staff were polite and efficient. My friend and I both ordered the Kung Po Chicken lunch special. It was served with a very good hot and sour soup and a chioce of rice dishes. The Kung Po Chicken, however, was awful. At first, it tasted good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 South Livermore Avenue, Livermore, CA 9455003119
    (Between First Street and Railroad Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Take the #10 Wheels bus from Dublin / Pleasanton Bart station to Railroad and S. Livermore in Livermore. From there walk one block south on S. Livermore. 39 S. Livermore Ave. Ste 125, Livermore, Ca
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Livermore
  • Phone Number: 925 449-7000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?