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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
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 17
    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
Awesome food

Best seafood never a bad meal. Their Boston clam chowder beat all of the chowders we tried in Boston! Great cocktails. Great appetizers

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
indy14
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Walnut Creek, California
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Walnut Creek, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It is not the best place in Walnut Creek' for the money. It could use updating and the entire restaurant seemed uninviting and cool. We definitely felt like strangers. It was not a place we would likely return to for another meal.

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Walnut Creek, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Best seafood never a bad meal. Their Boston clam chowder beat all of the chowders we tried in Boston! Great cocktails. Great appetizers

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Walnut Creek, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

WCYC is the best seafood restaurant in the East Bay. Period. We went for lobster at $ 20.15 in January but go frequently for the fresh fish, fish tacos, mussels, calamari, etc. All are first-rate.

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Pleasant Hill, California, Usa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been here many times. Love the food, wine list, service. Yet always come away feeling it's a little too noisy, a little too cramped, and perhaps a little to pricey. I like it best during off hours as the wait staff are engaging and knowledgeable about all they serve. My go to's are the small bites and appetizers with a... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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11 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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, USA
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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?