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Walnut Creek Yacht Club

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1555 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4523 (Locust St)
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Napa, California
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

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San Ramon, California
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172 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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235 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Oakland, California
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206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had very good meals here in this very popular place. We arrived in the midst of Friday happy hour and the place was bustling and a bit too loud, but as the meal progressed, the happy hour people left and it was a bit more peaceful. Service was fine. Food very good. No big surprises. Reasonable prices.

Thank Thomas V
Alamo, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on a date awhile back , their food was very good and the service was fantastic ! I have enjoyed their lunch as well as dinner ! this IS a must in downtown Walnut Creek !

Thank SoberMike
Mill Valley, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch with a cocktail and loved both! Good service and suggestions from wait staff.

Thank jjgilliam1
Newport Beach
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last time we were in Walnut Creek we tried to get into WCYC but the place was packed so we went back recently with reservation in hand. we had a very good experience- good vibe, good food and good service. The bar scene is active and it's no wonder- the bartender knows how to pour a drink! Good wine list... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I really wanted seafood, so the Walnut Creek Yacht Club's menu online tempted me to go there. It was very tasty, but not excellent, at least not my choices. My husband fared much better. I found the scallops tasteless, but perhaps that was my fault since I should have chosen a different sauce. The crab cakes were a major disappointment.... More 

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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
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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: 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?