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Walt's Wharf

201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
562-598-4433
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Ranked #1 of 80 Restaurants in Seal Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The clam chowder was excellent! We like to try something different each time we go, and we've never been disappointed in all the years we've been going. Take a walk on the pier after to enrich the experience.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Perfect balance between fine dining and Beach relaxed mingling! Seafood, service and fire grill! Need to go early because the reputation of this place super reds itself. Simply put the grilled artichoke appetizer and teriyaki salmon are the specialty! You will not be disappointed! No need for a tie or dressy attire! Great date night!❤️

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Hull, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We used to eat here every year when we visited Seal Beach but we hadn't been in a about 3 years so thought we'd give it a try. Was disappointed to see they didn't have the awesome lamb on the menu but was super pleased with the Jalepeno Margharita. I had the pork shank but it was just too sweet... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

okay - preface: Work function. ~20 people. Wanted to just let their hair down. Walt's was Fabulous! Not only did they accommodate our group of 20 on a 2 day notice (which was very much appreciated), they also moved us from one small back room upstairs to another larger room upstairs so we could all socialize and not be at... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We visited this restaurant based on t/a reviews, and it was just lovely. So much choice of seafood, also steak. Prices included soup or salad. We had fish soup, trout and pilau rice, and brochettes shrimp and steak. So Lovely. Also good choice of draught ales which we enjoy. Fabulous!

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Seal Beach, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The food is solid here, but it's a little pricey. Lunch is a good deal and not as crowed. It can be a LONG wait for dinner sometimes. Service has always been very friendly and nice here.

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Lansing, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was my first visit to Walt's Wharf while visiting a friend in CA. I ordered the grilled chicken sandwich. It was average; I would not recommend or order again. It did have a nice grilled flavor. The service was nice, and the location was nice as well.

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Long Beach, California
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183 reviews 183 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
426 helpful votes 426 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Walt's is a favorite among the locals. I had a fine lunch here at my favorite table in the bar where gooning is mandatory.. This is a great place to people watch. I ordered Walt's special Salad with a side of Scallops. The scallops were grilled to perfection and had just a hint of smoke on them from the fire.... More

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Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Walt's Wharf is a delightful Seal Beach find. The food is wonderful and the choices are many. It has good atmosphere and friendly servers. A must for us when we are in town.

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Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were a large party celebrating my son's graduation. The table was ready, the staff was friendly and the food was excellent. Several of us started the meal off with the Manhattan Chowder. It was clearly homemade and chock full of clams and veggies. Simply perfect. My barometer for a great place to dine is brochette. Been a lot of... More

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