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Walnut Creek Yacht Club

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$$ - $$$
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1555 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4523 (Locust St)
+1 925-944-3474
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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New Hampshire
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently went to this restaurant for dinner and had an "interesting" experience; hence the title of this review. The Good results from the food itself-- we really did enjoy the food very much. She had an assortment of oysters followed by a sole dish both of which were very good. I had the calamari, which was... More 

Thank irawine
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go to seafood restaurant. Need reservation days in advance but the food is worth it! All seafood is FRESH. Plus good cocktails and wine list. You won't be disappointed

Thank Ron L
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always solid for good seafood-- oysters with the hot sauce - and of course a great bar . they have a nice selection of fresh fish

Thank Mark A
Walnut Creek, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here for happy hour almost every Friday - dozen oysters, calamari, beer, Negroni (for me). Always good and the staff is friendly.

Thank Laver10
Bend, Oregon
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We had just parked our car for the weekend and hit the streets. After a few blocks we returned to where my nose led me. We were seated quickly and not disappointed. I had fish tacos and clam chowder. Great choice for my budget. Everything was good and we enjoyed our visit.

Thank Chevyman6772
Napa, California
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We came here after we read the Trip Advisor recommendation. The atmosphere was not what we expected. Other yacht clubs we have visited were quite formal and overlooked the water. Don't expect either here. It is nestled in the middle of the bustling downtown, and the only water is on the table. The atmosphere is comfortable and low key, and... More 

Thank E4468HCjerryb
San Ramon, California
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181 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We dined without reservations for lunch on a Wednesday, no problems with being seated. I had a bowl of clam chowder and a wedge salad; my husband ordered the fish and chips. Everything was good! The clam chowder is very rich (contains bacon) and the wedge salad had a nice dressing with a bit of a kick to it! My... More 

Thank Shirley S
SF Bay Area
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

I've eaten here many times over the years and I am never disappointed. Their food is consistently very good, service is excellent. Whether for lunch or dinner, they always do a very good job. Good for business lunches, bringing out of town family, celebrations, etc.

Thank CAHappy
Concord, California
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239 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The Walnut Creek Yacht Club, which is nowhere near a body of water, does have an excellent seafood menu. First, there is a raw bar with a variety of oysters and clams. Then there was a selection of nine different fish (and the location they were caught is listed) that are grilled and prepared with your selection of two of... More 

Thank dragonrees
Tracy, California
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

The Walnut Creek Yacht club specializes in seafood,they have the most fresh seafood around. But if you are hungry go to Happy Hour where you can get oysters for a great price,however if you are not into that there is other happy hour temptations,like the calamari. The signature drinks are wonderful,they have a terrific wine list.

Thank dartmanbull

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $35
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4523
    (Locust St)
  • Public Transportation: Walnut Creek Bart
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-944-3474

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