Best Restaurants in Richmond, Point Richmond, Crockett, and Hercules.

Stunning water view of Lara's Fine Dining Restaurant, Hercules, CA

There Are Lot’s Of Good Restaurants in Richmond, Crockett, and Hercules. These Are The Best Restaurants in West County, The Best-of-the-Best. We Call Them Special. We Call Them “Destination Restaurants.”

Satisfy any food craving in West County. 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.

7 West County restaurants are on this list. If you live in Richmond, Hercules or Crockett there is a restaurant on this list near you.

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

Did we leave your favorite “best-of-the-best restaurant” off this list? Send us the info here perhaps they are a Top Restaurant in Richmond, Hercules, Crocket, and West County restaurant.

 

 

Entrance to the Assemble Restaurant in Richmond, CA

Assemble

1414 Harbour Way South
Richmond, CA 04804
(925) 215-6025

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout and outdoor seating. No table service. Wed-Fri 11:30-2:30; Sat-Sun 11:30-4;

American cuisine, industrial chic, bay views. Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, and Desserts and the view make this a top Contra Costa restaurant.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails.

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Assemble


Stunning dusk photo and view of Dead Fish Restaurant, Crockett, CA

Dead Fish

20050 San Pablo Ave.
Crockett, CA 94525
(510) 787-3323

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

Fresh, dead fish cooked like Nona did (Italian style). Yes, great food and a world-class view. Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, Desserts, and a Kids Menu. How do you like it cooked? Spicy cioppino, garlic lemon caper, olive oil poached, garlic parsley paprika butter encrusted? Served with acini di pepe pasta with sun-dried tomatoes and snap peas ok? A spectacular view makes this a top Contra Costa restaurant.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Dead Fish


Hotel Mac, Point Richmond, front door.

Hotel Mac

50 Washington Blvd Ave.
Point Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 234-1860

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout only 11-6 daily.

Crab cakes, Calamari, Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches, Pasta, Wild Salmon, Lamb Loin, and Prime Rib. An open second-floor dining room (when we can get in there again) makes this a top Contra Costa restaurant.

Beer, Wine & Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Hotel Mac


Stunning water view of Lara's Fine Dining Restaurant, Hercules, CA

Lara's Fine Dining

1900 Esplanade Drive
Richmond, CA, 94804
(510) 234-1860

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout and Patio Dining Mon-Sun 11-8.

Appetizers, Soups, and Salads. Also, Pizza, Burgers, and Sandwiches. Pasta, Seafood, Steaks, Chops, and Poultry. A spectacular bay view makes this a top Contra Costa restaurant.

Beer, Wine & Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Lara’s


front walkway to Leila By The Bay Restaurant, Hercules, CA

Leila By The Bay

1991 Railroad Ave.,
Hercules, CA 94547
(510) 741-5580

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout and Patio Dining service Mon-Fri 11:30-2:30; Happy Hour 3:30-5:30; 4:30-9 PM; Breakfast Sat-Sun 9-11:30; Brunch 11:30-2:30; Happy Hour 4-5:30; Dinner 4-9 PM

American fare Soup, Salads, Crab Alfredo, Cajun Chicken Pasta, Blackened Salmon, Lamb Shank, Steaks, Pasta and a Kids Menu.

Beer, Wine & Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Leila By The Bay


Evening entrance to The Powder Keg Restaurant, Hercules, CA

Powder Keg

2132 Railroad Ave.
Hercules, CA 94547
(510) 724-7300

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Mon-Sat 12-7; Sun 10-4

Fresh and cooked oysters, homemade clam chowder, salads, sandwiches, fish and chips, eye steak, and seafood specials. We use many organic vegetables from our local community garden.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Powder Keg


Nice paint, odd shape for Up & Under Pub & Grill, Richmond, CA

Up & Under

2 W. Richmond Ave.,
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 778-1313

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Daily 11:00-8

Pub food with down-under flare. Kiwi Appetizers, Three Flavors of Mac & Cheese, Lasagna, Fish ‘n Chips, Soups & Salads, Burgers, BBQ Ribs, and Sandwiches.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Order Online

Photos Courtesy Up & Under


Know a Richmond, Hercules, or Crockett Best Restaurant that should be on this list?

(1) Must be in the Contra Costa area.

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