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Walnut Creek Yacht Club

1555 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4523
+1 925-944-3474
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (55 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (22 reviews)
“lobster fest” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1555 Bonanza St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4523
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great place for seafood outside of San Francisco. Seafood is always fresh (you can even purchase some to take home and prepare). Fantastic shrimp cocktail and oyeters. Catch of the Day is always good. Delicious and different cocktails. Bar gets very crowded during Happy Hour....More

Thank californiaraiderdiva
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Always a great bar scene, the seafood is unsurpassed and the freshest you will find anywhere, they have the best oysters in the county, and their clam chowder is the best anywhere!

Thank sanfrancal
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Walnut Creek Yacht Club has the best seafood dining in the East Bay, perhaps even in Northern California. My wife and 5 - 6 times per year, and we are never disappointed. We both try something different each time and each meal is consistently enjoyable....More

Thank John H
Reviewed April 24, 2016

After trying several times to get same days reservations I finally planned ahead and made reservations the day before. We weren’t disappointed in the selection of fish, the different methods of cooking or the variety of sauces/toppings that accompany the entrees. The array of fresh...More

Thank casilva54
Reviewed March 24, 2016

The whole experience will please you thoroughly. From the minute you walk through the door with the friendly greeting till the bill is paid you will with out question build a strong fondness for the club. Every time you come back for more you will...More

Thank Darrell P
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We were finishing a cocktail event at Prima and should have stayed for dinner, but saw excellent reviews for the Yacht Club on tripadvisor, so I thought I'd give them another try. It has been a couple of years since I have been here and...More

1  Thank Ken T
Reviewed March 15, 2016

This location was the kiss of death before the Yacht Club moved in. There was a new restaurant every 1-2 years. WE came to the Yacht Club as soon as they opened and have been part of the Loyalty Program for years. Kevin's special dinners...More

Thank zglsn49
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Very good food indoors and on the covered outdoor patio, rain or shine. Great bar atmosphere with lively people. No thugs or kids there, mostly just middle-aged local people who love steamers and a good cocktail.

Thank James R
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

. . .consider parking elsewhere. The yacht Club has a small parking lot, which is terrific, that is, until you go to your car only to find the owner's father has parked his car blocking paying customer's cars. When I returned to the restaurant, the...More

2  Thank dokepper
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Everything was great except the noise level made it impossible to have a conversation which is why I deducted a point. My wife had Sole on bed of Spaghetti Squash w/a wonderful sauce. I had a bowl of Clam Chowder....best I've ever had and seafood...More

Thank thralldad
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July 10, 2016|
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Response from Tinckus |
Not if one appreciated a tasty fish n chip dish!
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Steve I | Reviewed this property |
There is only street parking. The menu was dated so I assume that they change it every day based on the fresh fish available. I think that they had Dungeness crab but the season is very short so check with the restaurant... More
Jeannie F
February 3, 2015|
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Response from CAWorldExplorer | Reviewed this property |
Nuff said.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
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
  • E-mail
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