Best Restaurants in Walnut Creek

Stunning entry to Va de Vi Restaurant, Walnut Creek, CA

There Are Many Good Restaurants in Walnut Creek. This Is A List Of The Best-Of-The-Best. Special Restaurants. We Call Them “Destination Restaurants”

You can satisfy any food craving in Walnut Creek. 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 13 special restaurant on this list near you. Right here in Walnut Creek.

Visit These Restaurants When You Have 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 Walnut Creek.

 

 

Babushka Restaurant & Deli entrance, Walnut Creek, CA

Babushka

1475 Newell Ave.,
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 210-0779

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout and sit-down patio service; Lunch Tue-Sat 12-2:30; Dinner 5-9. Deli Open Daily 10-7.

Nouveau Russian and French Cuisine. Piroshki, Caviar, Liver Pate, Beet Salads, Borscht, Dumplings, Stroganoff, and Lamb.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Deli

Photos Courtesy Babushka


Dinner time photo in front of Fleming's Restaurant, Walnut Creek

Fleming's

1685 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 287-0297

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, delivery, and sit-down patio service; Sun 4-9; Mon-Sat 4-10; Pickup Sun 12-9; Mon-Sat 12-10; Delivery Sun 12:30-8:30, Mon-Sat 12:30-9:30.

Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar has a passion for steak and wine reflected in an exceptional menu of hand-cut steaks and an award-winning list of wines by the glass. Salads, Steaks, Seafood, Chicken, Children’s Menu, and Dessert.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Order Take Out

Photos Courtesy Fleming’s


Blue 1957 Chevy in front of Havana Restaurant, Walnut Creek, CA

Havana

1516 Bonanza
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 939-4555

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, delivery, and sit-down patio service; Dinner Daily 4-9; Lunch Sat-Sun 12-4

The Tastes of Cuba. Mojo Chicken, Cuban Sandwiches, Tapas, Avacado & Plantain, Empanadas, Seafood, and Paella.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Order Online

Photos Courtesy Havana


Massimo Ristorante, Walnut Creek, lit entry.

Massimo Ristorante

1604 Locust St.,
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
9925) 932-1474

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and patio dining Tue-Sat 5-9.

Modern Italian, Beef Carpaccio, Dayboat Scallops, Cheese Plates, Salads, Fresh Pasta, Housemade Cannelloni, Porcini & Black Truffle Ravioli, Wild Salmon, Hanger Steak, and Veal Scalipini Massimo.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Massimo Ristorante


two benches in front of Montecatini Ristorante, Walnut Creek, CA

Montecatini Ristorante

1528 Civic Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 943-6608

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, Thr-Sat 4-7.

The tastes of modern Italy. Salads, Capellini Al Pomodoro, Linguine Al Pesto, Panzotti Formaggio, Tortellini Montecatini, Fettucini Alla Viareggina.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Order Online

Photos Courtesy Montecatini Ristorante


Cute corner sign in front of Parada Restaurant, Walnut Creek, CA

Parada

7001 Sunne Lane,
Walnut Creek,CA 94596
(925) 448-8118

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for Takeout, and Patio Dining Mon-Thr 11:30-9; Fri-Sat 11:30-10.

Featuring Peruvian inspired cuisine including Cebiche, Empanada, Quinoa, Adobo, Pan con Hongos, Chicharrones, and an array of signature Peruvian cocktails.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Order Online

Photos Courtesy Parada


View from across the street at the Rooftop Bar Restaurant, Walnut Creek, CA

Rooftop Bar

1500 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 300-3540

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Daily 11:30-9:30.

Oysters, Tuna Tartare, Pork Belly Nigiri, Burgers, Tacos, Sandwiches, Salads, Mussels & Frites, Short Ribs, Shrimp Rissoto, Halibut, Salmon, Scallops, and Ribeye Steaks.

A spectacular view makes this location a top Contra Costa restaurant.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Rooftop Bar


Entry sign to Sasa Restaurant, Walnut Creek, CA

Sasa

1432 N. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 210-0188

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

Hamachi, Sashimi, Maki Mono Rolls, Chicken Negi, Nigiri, Duck Buns, Steak, and Short Rib.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Sasa


Lit, wide, front door entrance to Scott's Restaurant, Walnut Creek, CA

Scott's

1333 N. California St.,
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 934-1300

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Mon-Sun 11-7.

Soups, Salads, Appetizers, Traditional Boston or Manhattan Clam Chowder, Crab Cakes, Halibut, Seafood Saute, Breakfast on Weekends, and Desserts.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photos Courtesy Scott’s


Brick sign in front of Teleferic Barcelona Restaurant, Walnut Creek, CA

Teleferic Barcelona

1500 Mt. Diablo Blvd.,
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 300-3826

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Sun-Wed 11:30-9:15; Thr-Sat 11:30-10:15

Tapas, Oysters, Croquetas, Pulpo, Empanadas, Gazpacho, Tomahawk Steak, Salmon, La Porca, Paella and Desserts.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish |  Order Online

Photos Courtesy of Teleferic Barcelona


Wide walkway in front of True Food Kitchen, Walnut Creek, CA

True Food Kitchen

120 Broadway Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 952-7314

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Sun-Thr 11-8; Fri-Sat 11-9.

Salads & Bowls, Soups, Flatbreads, Wraps, Hummus, Edamame Dumplings, Burgers, Tacos, Salmon, Spaghetti Squash Casserole, Pizzas, Desserts, and a Kid Menu.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Order Online

Photos Courtesy True Food Kitchen


Stunning entry to Va de Vi Restaurant, Walnut Creek, CA

Va de Vi

1511 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 979-0100

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

Gazpacho, Salads, Burgers & Sandwiches, Vegetables, Pasta & Risotto, Meat & Poultry, Seafood.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish  |  Order Online

Photos Courtesy Va de Vi


Logo on the wall of the Walnut Creek Yacht Club, Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek Yacht Club

1555 Bonanza St.,
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 944-3474

In compliance with Contra Costa County’s orders, the restaurant will be open for takeout, and Patio Dining Mon-Sat 11:30-9.

Raw Bar, Chowders & Soup, Steamers, Salads, Halibut, Tuna, Scallops, Gumbo, Green Curry, Scallop Risotto, Fish & Chips, Maine Lobster, Burgers, and Desserts.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

Signature Dish

Photo Courtesy Walnut Creek Yacht Club


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