Best Restaurants in Port Costa, Martinez, Concord, Clayton and Pleasant Hill

Entrance to Moresi's Chophouse, Clayton, CA

There Are A Lot Of Good Restaurants in Port Costa, Martinez, Concord, Clayton and Pleasant Hill. This Is A List Of The Best-Of-The-Best. Special Restaurants. We Call Them “Destination Restaurants”

You can satisfy any food craving. You can probably find a decent burger, taco, or plate of Chinese food in about 10 minutes from where you live or work.

Good food is not enough to be on this restaurant list. Good is good. It solves a need and maybe a quick craving. But, it’s not exciting and it’s certainly not memorable.

Special is special. To be on this list a restaurant must have a unique location, a startling interior,  a signature dish. Hopefully all three. These are the places you go to feed fond food memories.

There is 8 special restaurant on this list near you. Right here in Northern Central Contra Costa County.

Visit These Restaurants When You Have The Time To Enjoy Something Special. Create some new fine food memories at one of these “Destination Restaurants” they are all special and all worth it.

Did we leave your favorite “destination restaurant” off this list? Send us the info here perhaps they are a Top Restaurant in Contra Costa County.

Back 40 Texas BBQ, Pleasant Hill, front door entrance

Back 40 Texas BBQ

100 Coggins Dr.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 935-1440

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout and sit-down patio service; Open Daily 11-9.

Award-winning slow-smoked BBQ Chicken, Brisket, Pulled Pork, Prime Rib, Sausage, Turkey, and Ribs. Sandwiches, Salads, Sides, and Desserts with a stunning dining room make this a top Contra Costa restaurant.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Doordash

Photos Courtesy Back 40


Bull art in front of Bull Valley Road House, Port Costa, CA

Bull Valley Road House

14 Canyon Lake Dr.,
Port Costa, Ca 94569
(510) 787-1135

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and sit-down patio service; Wed-Mon 12-8 (close Sun @ 6).

Classic roadhouse fare tastefully prepared and served in an elegant environment.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Bull Valley Road House


Old car in front of Firehouse Brew & Grill, Martinez.

Firehouse Brew & Grill

611 Escobar St.,
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 228-8787

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and sit-down patio service; Tue-Sun 11:30-8;

Serving American pub foods with some flare. Salads, Soups, Sandwiches, Burgers, Dogs, Desserts, and a Kids Menu in a unique setting.

20 Beers on Tap and Wine

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Firehouse Brew


Lima Restaurant, Concord, CA front entrance

Lima

2151 Salvio St.,
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 309-7774

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and sit-down patio service daily 11:30-8.

The tastes of Peru, Ceviche, Skewered Anticuchos, Empanadas, Potato Huancaina, Salads, Soups, Seafood Paella, Lamb Shank, Pescado Fish Stew, Ribeye Steaks with Pesto Noodles, and Peruvian Desserts.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Lima


Entrance to Moresi's Chophouse, Clayton, CA

Moresi's Chophouse

6115 Main St.
Clayton, CA 94517
(925) 672-1333

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Tue-Sun 4-8:30.

Steakhouse fare in a casually elegant way with skillful cocktail making.

Oyster Gizzi, Bruschetta, Soups and Salads, New York Steak, Prime Rib, and Pepper steak.

The charm of this place makes it a top Contra Costa restaurant.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Moresi’s Chophouse


Front patio, Roxx On Main Restaurant, Martinez, CA

Roxx on Main

627 Main St.
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 370-7699

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Tue-Fri 11-8PM; Sat 2-8PM

Antipasto, Assorted Cheeses, Caprese Burrata, Crab and Chipolte Quesadilla, Homemade Focaccia Squares.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Roxx on Main


Motorcycles in front of the Warehouse Cafe, Port Costa, CA

Warehouse Cafe

5 Canyon Lake Dr.
Port Costa, CA 94569
(925) 787-1827

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders the restaurant will be open for takeout and patio service Mon-Thr 1-8; Fri 12-10; Sat-Sun 10-10

Prime Rib, Maine Lobster, Chowder, Salad, Burgers, Sandwiches, and 250 Beer choices. This “cafe” is on the list for its unique location and eclectic/fun atmosphere. Live music is nearly always on here.

The isolated location of this place makes this a top Contra Costa restaurant.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photo Courtesy Warehouse Cafe


Marquee sign in front of Zio Fraedo's Restaurant, Pleasant Hill, CA

Zio Fraedos

611 Gregory Lane,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 933-9091

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Tue-Fri 11:30-2:30; Tue-Thr 5-9; Fri-Sat 5-10; Sun 4-8

Crab Cakes, Bruschetta, Escargot, Oysters Rockafeller, Soups, Salads, Cannelloni, Fowl, Veal, Seafood, and Beef Specialties.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photo Courtesy Zio Fraedo’s


Do You Know Another Best-of-the-Best Restaurant that should be on this list?

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