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Uncle Yu's at the Vineyard

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39 S Livermore Ave, Livermore, CA 94550-3119 (Between First Street and Railroad Avenue)
925 449-7000
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking for high quality Asian food at a restaurant with great atmosphere? We found it at Uncle Yu's. It has many of the traditional dishes but the flavor is so much better. The wine list is extensive and the wine steward is there to give great advice on what to order.

Thank Donald` B
Port Townsend, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Met up with family at this restaurant for lunch and dined on the outdoor patio. Great atmosphere, excellent menu with a number of more unique items (for a Chinese restaurant). I had the Dungeness Crab salad as well as the hot and sour soup. Delicious! It is a bit on the pricey side, but well worth paying a little extra... More 

Thank travelinkaren
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food good service. Portion tends to be a bit smaller side and not cheap relative to other Chinese restaurants but definitely worth the visit.

Thank Jung Min M
Livermore, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and a really great wine list with reasonable cost. The Miso Seabass was as good as it gets. The server was very polite and the Patio heaters keep you warm on a chilly day.

Thank Dwbachtel
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best sizzling rice soup ever. Delicious fresh vegetables, not over cooked. Great scallops. They made my request for a lychee kettle one martini, so good. Beautiful atmosphere and good service. Has our foodie children approval.

Thank Thao L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Fresh! Delicious! Expensive! Chicken and asparagus are top of the line! Wine selection is great (but veddy expensive.) Do I recommend this gem? Yes!! Is it expensive? Yes! Do I recommend it? Yes! :) easily $50 for a meal and 2 glass of wine per person.

Thank MommaKins
Pleasanton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Crispy Chicken is my favorite. Then right behind that is the Lemon Chicken. Plus the service from the staff is always so professional. There have been times I want it a bit more spicier & they are happy to help out in that. Enjoy!!!

Thank Steve L
Reno, NV
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We dined at Uncle Yu's on a Saturday afternoon, celebrating my mother in laws 92nd birthday. She wanted to go to Uncle Yu's because she wanted chow mien. The food was very good and not all your typical Chinese menu. It's more an Asian fusion with the usual Chinese dishes and a lot more unusual dishes as well. I had... More 

Thank donnafayesc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a high end Chinese place! It has amazing food and the portions are perfect. I have not had one bad thing from here but if you go in do not expect to go for cheap unless you are there for their lunch specials. Highly recommend for a nice dinner.

Thank Amanda G
Santa Monica, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We had the 5 course tasting menu, it was superb. We had one wine pairing between us which was enough. The staff are knowledgeable and even on a very busy night we were given great service. It was a random choice but we'd come again. Well worth a visit.

Thank multitrips

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 S Livermore Ave, Livermore, CA 94550-3119
    (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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?