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Elephant Bar Restaurant

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1225 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94520-5218
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

vivid, crowded. I loved sitting by the fire. I felt it was romantic. staff was attentive and fast. parking available.

Thank Huitzilli
San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to dinner here last night, wanted to try a new place. BIG MISTAKE. Both our meals (16oz ribeye and 10oz sirloin) were dry and bland. No grill spice or seasoning at all. Loaded potatoes tasted like they were straight out of a box, and the Mac n cheese was no better. The service, was beyond... More 

Thank Greg M
Martinez, California
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

They have changed the menu here (admittedly it had been a while since my last visit). It is more appealing to the average person I would think and the food was good. They now have sandwiches, salads, soups, etc. Where before everything seemed to have an Asian flavor and come with rice. Burgers are even on the menu now. The... More 

Thank Expediatraveler06
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114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

It has beautiful decor of African animals, fish, seductive lighting. Service is good but not great. A circular bar with a ramp up to the main dinning area. We have eaten there many many times in the past, but not lately. Quality seems to have suffered! Many of the wonderful servers we used to like and knew have left or... More 

Thank Richard D
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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634 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Reserved this dinner with my wife on Open Table - with which I'll close out our final experience at this establishment. We were nicely greeted at the door, but sat for more than 15 minutes without being asked for drinks. Another server walked by and asked us for our drinks, and stated "...I saw your here with no drinks, and... More 

Thank LSUTraveller
Green Valley, California
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249 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Good place for lunch or dinner in an African themed restaurant. Lots of simulated rock and animal features combined with bamboo forests, dimmed lighting and muted colors make this place comfortable. It is similar to other restaurants in this chain. They have an interesting mix of food, some with an Asian flare. All our meals were pretty good and the... More 

Thank WineEng
South Lake Tahoe, California
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We were heading for Stanford University when we decided to take a quick break. By happenstance, we go off in Concord from the 680.There was an Elephant bar on the left and we went. It wasn't crowed even though it was around lunch time. We were pleasantly greeted and give a choice of seating. We sat in the bar for... More 

Thank FosterMT
Fairfield, California
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Went for lunch & sat outside. Was a beautiful day. The bartender served us & did a terrific job. Was attentive & friendly. Love that they have the calories on their menu. Great menu, lots of different choices & several low calorie choices. Will definitely be going back!

Thank Auty707
San Francisco, California
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214 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

This is a great place to go for happy hour. Things are not only well priced, but the drinks and appetizers are incredible! I'm looking forward to going back.

Thank amylfed
San Antonio, Texas
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Mat a coworker for dinner and a beer. The chocolate stout was very nice. Decent selection of food choices.

Thank Doug P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Asian, American, Bar, International
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94520-5218
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: 19256710119
Elephant Bar Restaurant is a scratch-kitchen specializing in globally-inspired dishes and traditional, American fare. Our food is all made from scratch using the best, locally-sourced ingredients available. All of our cocktails are made fresh when you order, handcrafted in-house by our mixologists. Brunch is offered on weekends 10am-2pm with brunch cocktails, patio dining, and delicious specialty brunch entrees. We've kept the same, great Elephant Bar Restaurant exclusives you've come to love...but made them better, using only made-from- scratch methods and high-quality ingredients. Better menu items, new craft cocktails, new wine list, and new brunch cocktails. We've completely evolved.We can't wait to see you soon!

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