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Walnut Creek Yacht Club

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1555 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4523 (Locust St)
Walnut Creek Bart
925-944-3474
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food and Bar Scene

Had a great time at lunch with a friend at the bar. The drinks were tasty, the fish tacos were excellent. There were many characters at the bar, and one of the most interesting was a couple who ordered the crab and lobster special for January, i lost count but believe they each had three servings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Michael R
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Walnut Creek, California
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Walnut Creek, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Had a great time at lunch with a friend at the bar. The drinks were tasty, the fish tacos were excellent. There were many characters at the bar, and one of the most interesting was a couple who ordered the crab and lobster special for January, i lost count but believe they each had three servings of lobster/crab.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was my second visit to the Yacht Club - this time for lunch. Service was not nearly as good as my last visit (dinner 1 year ago), nor was the food. However, the fresh seafood is still better than what you get in the Midwest. I like the large selection of seafood, the location and atmosphere (especially at night).... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Usually know for oysters, but the fresh trout is outstanding. I had a special almondine sauce added!

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Redmond, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Where's the water, we asked the Gen Mgr the first time that we stopped in here. The raw oyster bar is fantastic and has a great selection to offer. The establishment offers a 'club card' which is free for membership and offers some decent discounts during Happy Hour. So, naturally, our next visit was during Happy Hour. This is when... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If you are a regular guest at the Yacht Club, they have a special in January for a lobster that is the best deal in town. Each year it costs the price of the year, so this year it was $20.15!!! Fries, lobster, cole slaw and hot bread. This year it was three visits. Then we come to the regular... More 

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Rochester, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My wife and I went to this restaurant to meet a childhood friend that we had not seen in 12 years. Needless to say we had a lot of caching up to do...... And the wait staff was VERY accommodating - thank you. The food was ok - I was expecting more, but it was fine for the price. I... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This restaurant lies in the heart of the Walnut Creek Main St. area. The food is delicious and the service is excellent. I have been five times over the years while in town on business. Must stop for some great seafood, great atmosphere.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Had dinner at WCYC recently and the food and service was awesome. Best blacken chicken ever. Love their exclusive cocktail tails.

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Walnut Creek, California
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Being long time diners at, and fans of, Walnut Creek Yacht Club we are Loyalty Members. This is the usual points program which a lot of restaurants/hotels offer which we find, very often, are not worth the bother. With WCYC you get email notices (which are not overdone) once a month with Special Event notices, offers and, occasionally, fun items.... More 

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Toddington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

I was taken to this restaurant my a colleague and despite being unable to get a table (you need to book) we had a decent meal perched on stools at the bar. Limiting ourselves to just a main meal, both dishes were nicely cooked and presented, although the crab could have done with a minute less in the pot. Overall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1555 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4523
    (Locust St)
  • Public Transportation: Walnut Creek Bart
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: 925-944-3474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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