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Walt's Wharf

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201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lakewood, California
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The number of years this place have been in business says it all. Fresh seafood, creative menu and quite a wine selection. Try it when you are in Seal Beach.

Thank Luchie B
Layton, Utah
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in town on business and a co worker from the area told us we had to check this place out. I am sure glad we did! The atmosphere is unique - casual yet fine dining but warm and welcoming. The service was outstanding and the food was the best we ate in the week that we were in... More 

Thank OshenBreeze
Seal Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is very good, one of my favorites for special occasions, however the prices are getting out of control and I have been going to Walt,s since the late seventies.

Thank Thomas M
Seal Beach, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Walt's for the last 20 years. It is a stalwart of Seal Beach and really an icon on Main Street. However, in the last 2 or 3 years we have noticed the portions get smaller and the prices go up. And frankly, the menu offerings do not feel very contemporary anymore. They need to amp... More 

Thank Sundevilmark1015
United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the heart of Main Street in Seal Beach, CA, this upscale-casual restaurant is one of my favorites. I hadn't eaten there in a while and had the opportunity to go last night. The food was as good as it had always been and the portions sizes nice. My favorite dish is the somewhat spicy blackened catfish which I... More 

Thank Alison M
Riverside, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the halibut dinner, clam chowder and the fish and chips. Seating and eating was pleasant.

Thank k4gaither
Palm Springs, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant offers a huge selection, whether you are looking for fish, a steak, or a great salad. Location is perfect as it is in the middle of Main Street. I love walking in to see all of the wine coolers. There is great seating downstairs for people watching outside, and then there is also mor formal seating upstairs which... More 

Thank Sarah R
West Chester, Ohio
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172 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat upstairs for an early dinner. I had the salmon tostada with avocado, cilantro rice and a mango/pineapple salsa. It was very unique and tasty. You can't get that everywhere. The person I was with had the caramelized salmon with mashed potatoes and green beans. It also looked delicious. I don't think you can go wrong when eating here.... More 

Thank Brittany P
Seal Beach, California
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Seal Beach and have eaten eat at Walt's regularly for more than 20 years. The fresh fish is wonderful-cooked on an open oak grill. (you can watch them cook it if you want). Menu highlights: extensive wine list, oak-grilled artichoke is wonderful and so is the blackened ahi sashimi appetizer. You really can't go wrong with any... More 

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Seal Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will love the way you feel like a "regular" at Walt's, wine and food choices abound and the staff is the best in the industry!

Thank SBGal55

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-598-4433

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