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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Wine Bar
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“This is one of my favorita tapas restaurants. It offers flight of wine and you can purchase 3 onces glasses. The best wines.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“People come from all over the area to shop at Broadway Plaza. Whatever your taste, from Tiffany's and Neiman Marcus to Banana Rupublic, Broadway Plaza probably has you covered. There are also tons of great places to eat in the area. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Restaurant/bar at the center of Walnut Creek downtown. Nice cocktail menu and crowd.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Yes this is a chain so you know what you are going to get. However, the decor, bar and outdoor seating area at the Walnut Creek Cheesecake Factory is a (cheesecake) cut above the other locations.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Dim sum, great drinks, stylish outdoor fire pits. An inventive cocktail menu and small-plates menu, with happy hour specials that will put a smile on your face. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
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“Look for coffee blends from featured nationwide roasters along with American pastries, sandwiches, beer and wine at these affordable East Bay cafes. The airy, contemporary environs offer comfy seating and free Wi-Fi.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of my favorite restaurants in the area. Everything is offered on small plates and folks share family style, however everything is presented in a unique and chic way. It is pricey, but the dishes are the sumptuous!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Authentic Spanish tapas, pintxos, paella, sangria and drinks served in a spacious and modern environment. Expensive, but they have live flamenco dancing 6-9pm Monday nights! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is my favorite lunch and dinner place. Are you looking for casual or ethnic foods - just ask us!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“On my 'shortlist' of favorite places to meet friends for a drink and some appetizers in the bar. Piatti is an Italian trattoria with the most delicious dipping oil/spices and bread you will ever have. Open kitchens, stone hearth pizzas, plus an elegant and delicious menu you can have either in the bar or restaurant.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“4-stars among 1k+ yelp reviews! Very casual, excellent service, and a wonderful breakfast/brunch menu! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is one of the most popular places for seafood in a relaxed yet stylish setting.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Opa is a great Greek restaurant for dinner in Walnut Creek. Recommended drink: Opa Sangria Recommended Dish: Fiery Feta Flank Steak”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This place is a nice place to hang out, have a glass of wine or artisan cocktail, and nosh on a great menu of small plates at the bar. Also has restaurant seating.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beautiful restaurant! A visual treat. Great happy hour prices, but it ends early, like 6 pm. ”
  • 2 locals recommend