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Wence's Restaurant

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1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4602 (Patterson Blvd)
+1 925-566-8971
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Pleasant Hill, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here a few times for dinner and although food is good, I feel the service is subpar and the meals overpriced and not a good value.

Thank billhi
Concord, CA
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This was the second time my husband and I went to Wences for dinner. We were seated promptly and the restaurant was moderately full. It took about 5 minutes before the server came by to greet us and take our drink order. She came right back with my iced tea and said she'd be back with my husband's wine. I... More 

Thank dsneymom
Lafayette, Ca
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287 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

I went for lunch mostly but went for dinner once---all excellent For dinner I had the salmon. I highly recommend For lunch I had the fish and chips. It was outstanding and comes with fries and cole slaw plus tarter sauce and catsup. A real treat

Thank Lesley H
Lake Villa, Illinois
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

It was a little bit of a wait but we had no reservations. The place was very alive but a little on the loud side. Food and service were great. Would recommend the lobster tacos!

Thank Alecsandrina
Walnut Creek, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I had not been to Wence's since their expansion, but I can tell you what a wonderful experience my friends and I had for lunch. Great service, wonderful food and presentation...a beautiful time had by all.

1 Thank ElsieHull
Concord, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I went here for date night and enjoyed ourselves over all. The wait staff were attentive and the food was good. My only wish is that they had more than one pasta dish for a vegetarian option. Otherwise I would recommend

Thank KristenDessange
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674 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Not only did they remodel and warm up the interior, the menu got an overhaul as well. The new additions to the menu are great. The three mini soft tacos are really good as is the lobster chowder, fish and chips and the balsamic chicken on the dinner menu. We have been back several times the past month and will... More 

Thank legsbell
Concord, California, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

I've been here 4 times and each time has been great. Bar could be more generous with their pours, but the food is really good! I've had the crab stack salad more than once as it's really delicious! Try their french donuts for dessert - YUM!

Thank Rebecca C
San Francisco, California
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

My 2 friends and I ate lunch here. It was quiet enough for us to talk for 2 hours over a delicious lunch. We each had a glass of Pinot Grigio, shared a delicious plate of calamari and ordered wonderful salads. I had the Caesar with chicken. Tasty!

Thank cherylyosh
Pleasant Hill, California
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104 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Decided to try Wence's for dinner with friends last night, made reservation online and very glad we did as this is a super popular and busy restaurant. Parking is free but challenging as several good restaurants share this strip. We all ordered soup, and all three kinds were absolutely delicious. Lobster bisque was the best, perfectly seasoned and served with... More 

Thank Marlyn G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4602
    (Patterson Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 925-566-8971

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