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Cafe Esin

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750 Camino Ramon, Danville, CA 94526-4259 (Sycamore Rd)
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Danville, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brett is the best bartender and waiter. Always cheerful, smile on his face, hard worker. I've tried all their salads and they are all excellent. Prawns are huge and yummy. Restaurant clean. Great wine list.

1 Thank stacy s
Danville, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Esin is a neighborhood gem. Delicious food, attentive service, wonderful ambiance. Our "go to" for a ladies 'lunch!

1 Thank Paula K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent restaurant if a little pricey. Great for a nice weekend lunch. Good bread, good wine, every entree I've had there was excellent.

Thank Jon L
Walnut Creek
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was probably our last dinner outside for the season. My husband and I had a lovely dinner. We started with the Spanish octopus appetizer, and shared a chopped salad. My husband had the grilled lamb kabob, while I had the meze plate. Our food was fresh, and perfectly prepared. We don't eat here often, but always have a nice... More 

1 Thank 1occasional_traveler
Danville, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always busy. reserve in advance excellent food and desserts small bar nice restaurant for dates and special occasions. not inexpensive

Thank William L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot go wrong with Esin; I love the food , the service and all off the deserts . Make sure to call In advance to reserve a table .

Thank CananUSA
Dublin, California
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97 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Our group of seven was well served and all the food we ordered were good. The Spanish octopus was good. My fish of the day was wild rock cod. Excellent. Scallops and prawns were great. Sunday primeribs were juicy and tender. I had the special dessert of apple with Huckleberry crisp. Very good.

Thank Stephen L
Danville, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Always a good meal for lunch or dinner. While it doesn't sound exciting even their hamburger for lunch is great! All dishes I've had there have been well prepared and presented. A go to for any occasion

Thank Lorie94526
Danville, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

simply the best place in Damville although limited menu everything I've ever had has been excellent. The pot roast is yummy

Thank technopak
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I had heard of Esin (named after the pastry chef - co owner herself) and as I was staying across the street at the Best Western, I ventured across and found it. One exit past the Downtown Danville exit is Sycamore Valley Exit. Take this, and it is in the shopping center by the hotel. WOW!! I've been twice in... More 

Thank George M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 Camino Ramon, Danville, CA 94526-4259
    (Sycamore Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: 925-314-0974
Esin has been a neighborhood jewel since opening in 1998. The name Esin is not only the name of one of the owners but also means “inspiration”. The food is the passion of Chef & Owners Curtis and Esin deCarion. They strive to create cuisine that is fresh, seasonal, and prepared with great care. The fare is American with bits of Mediterranean influences. The wine list has been recognized by Wine Spectator & Wine Enthusiast magazines.
Esin Restaurant & Bar relocated in July of 2008 to the Newest upscale lifestyle center The Rose Garden in Danville. The freshly designed dining room offers warm and comforting tones.
Be sure to save room for one of Esin’s fresh made desserts that have become so well known.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?