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Escape From Fisherman's Wharf Cafe

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1661 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-3036
+1 925-685-5099
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“clam chowder” (12 reviews)
“fresh crab” (2 reviews)
“club sandwich” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
1661 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-3036
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Not a place you'd expect to see when a friend suggests having a delicious crab sandwich! Tiny little hole in the wall, sandwiched in between the Goodwill and Play it Again Sports. It really is a hidden gem though! Crab sandwich on a soft flaky...More

Thank Debra F
Reviewed October 2, 2017

At first I thought why? But we came in ordered crab sandwich in a soft roll with clam chower. Boy we were surprise how delicious they were. Will never again judge. Will come back soon. Price was a bite high but that's how most seafoods...More

Thank Antonio I
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Little mom and pop fast casual restaurant hidden in a strip mall on Contra Costa Boulevard. But the food is great, price reasonable, easy parking and fast service. Mom had the white clam chowder and fresh crab on croissant sandwich. Side of chips. She was...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

In a strip mall - Not much on ambiance; no wine list☹️- but the chowder and crab sandwich were very good!

Thank itsmerjb
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Been wanting to taste their clam chowder and we're glad we did. Much better than the 'street' soup vendors at Fisherman's Wharf and better than Boudin's. Will definitely go back here whenever we want to eat clam chowder.

Thank TotooIto
Reviewed August 5, 2016

We love the crab croissant with a bowl of clam chowder. At 13.25 it can't be beat. Have also had the open face crab sandwich on sourdough but prefer the buttery taste of the croissant with the crab. They also serve regular sandwich's for the...More

Thank saranap2016
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We often pick up dinner from this warm and friendly little spot. I've tried both the crab melt and the shrimp sandwich on fresh sliced sourdough and find both to be a little taste of heaven.

Thank L Carol C
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This place has the freshest crab around. why? Cause they move it fast. It's always fresh. The clam chowder is out of this world. The place is clean, busy, and efficient. I love this place. Hole in the wall is insulting. This is the place...More

Thank Mike h
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Escape from Fisherman's Wharf Cafe is a small hole in the wall in a strip mall on Contra Costa in Pleasant Hill. We have noticed it for years but never tried the food. Yesterday we were quite pleasantly surprised to have a really delicious lunch...More

Thank Marlyn G
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

While visiting Pleasant Hill for our son's football game, my husband and I wanted to eat some seafood. A customer recommended this cafe, so we decided to go inside. The seafood special of a shrimp sandwich and clam chowder and crab sandwich and clam chowder...More

Thank Shasha73
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1661 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-3036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 925-685-5099
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