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Walt's Wharf

Certificate of Excellence
American, Soups, Gluten Free, Seafood, Pacific Rim
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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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new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seal Beach is a lovely , place with a quaint downtown area. We found a gem of a restaurant for fresh seafood and other food items. We started with Blue Point oysters and Fanny Bay oysters. The blue point were very good , we were new to the fanny bay oysters and found them a bit sweet but still delicious.... More 

Thank caliporsche
John R, Manager at Walt's Wharf, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review. We are very pleased you had a wonderful time dining with us. The trout is a fantastic dish, we can't to have you back again! The halibut is in season and is another delicious dish to try! Thank you again. Sincerely, Walt's Wharf More 

Long Beach, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been going to Walts since the day it opened The food is always nothing short of excellent and the service is as friendly and accommodating as can be Highly recommend this restaurant

Thank lisaalabca14
Long Beach, California
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120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a busy place on Saturday night. We waited a couple of minutes in the bar, sipping wine until our table was ready. It has a nice ambiance, friendly, happy people enjoying their food. We ate at an upstairs table, seating has enough space between tables to not feel crowded. Our server was friendly and attentive. A basket of... More 

Thank Constance M
Long Beach, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first seemed like an old fashioned restaurant, and did not expect much. My father took me here as he remembered it to be a great place. It took me by surprise at how good the food was. My father had Alaskan salmon which was the best cooked salmon I ever tasted. I was craving for hamburger which was made... More 

Thank rekavivien
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in right off the street. No wait time we were seated right away. Very friendly staff. It's a bit more fine dining than other restaurants in the area, but still has the local feel like the other restaurants in the area. Their crab cakes melt in your mouth. The fish and chips taste like it just came off... More 

Thank Jean L
Solon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, their bread was good. Second you must try their Boston clam chowder! Got the caramelized copper king salmon for dinner...AMAZING! Our waiter was very friendly and was great with his recommendations. The atmosphere was very relaxing, clean, and comfortable/casual. I can't say one bad thing about my experience! This was a first time visit to California and driving... More 

Thank juliepoo22
Huntington Beach, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and myself flew in early on Father's Day and this was my pick where to take my family for dinner. This was my second meal at Walt's Wharf and they did no let us down! Their wood fire grill really adds a nice flavor to many of their dishes. The grilled artichoke is awesome! My sister joined us... More 

Thank m00k3y
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walt's Wharf used to be my favorite resteraunt, but as with many things in the current economy, their prices have gone up and the portion sizes have gone down. Still delicious, but over priced. Now, I am not an Economics professor, and I do know that food prices have soared, but I doubt it is necessary to halve the portion... More 

Thank CamSum
Seal Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The service is great and the seafood is even better. Have a glass of wine and enjoy the evening. After dinner, go for a walk to the Seal Beach pier.

Thank 413stephenn
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Walt's Wharf was highly recommended by local towns people and the the caramelized salmon was Fabulous!! I cannot wait to visit Seal Beach again just so I may eat at Walt's.

Thank beverlyfnp

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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, Soups, Gluten Free, Seafood, Pacific Rim
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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?