Walnut Creek

Find great food in Walnut Creek with recommendations from our community for the best dinners, top diners, and more.


Chef Nora Haron returns to the kitchen

by tre2012 7 months ago

Opening sometime in June 2021, Oakland chef and Singapore native Nora Haron will helm a fine dining/casual café combo called Table at 7, in the old Prima space/Walnut Creek. Haron was the chef at t...

Guanatos Ice Cream in Walnut Creek

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

Thanks to a heads up from “j mather” that Guanatos Ice Cream had opened in Walnut Creek, I’d been looking for a chance to check out the new spot. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/715951#7347227 ...

Genova Delicatessen zucchini torta

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 13 years ago

The Genova Delicatessen in Oakland, CA makes something they call "torta" -- similar to a frittata but somewhat denser. They make two versions, one with zucchini and one with artichoke hearts, and t...

Ramen - house-made noodles

by luvwine4 2 years ago

Is there a Ramen restaurant in the East Bay that makes their own noodles? Fresh made noodles - if they're made right - have a nice, chewy texture. I like Hiroshi's in Walnut Creek okay, but they do...

Mangosteen Bistro in Walnut Creek?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Mangosteen Bistro opened two months ago in Walnut Creek. My friends are liking it, recommending the carmelized fish in clay pot and the grilled pork chop with garlic noodles. Any 'hounds tried it?

80th Birthday Celebration

by coonyham 3 years ago

My mom turns 80 next week and we are taking her to the Russian River for a long weekend. Unfortunately, our plans to take her to dinner to celebrate her day that weekend are not working out (too m...

Curious Walnut Creek

by walkoffdinner 4 years ago

Even though I live here I rarely dine here. Drinks or casual lunch, ok. People always ask me about my favorite Walnut Creek restaurants etc. So, I just searched Chowhound to see if I'm missing any...

Sichuan House in Walnut Creek

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

Yesterday’s mention by “elliora” of the new Sichuan House in Walnut Creek set off a chain of investigation that uncovered Chef Zhang Shaobin (aka Ben Zhang), partner in Pleasant Hill’s Sichuan Fort...

Well-stocked liquor store in east bay (Martinez, Walnut Creek, Concord)

by frumgirl1 6 years ago

I am looking for a well-stocked liquor store where I can find a nice selection of kosher wines and spirits (specifically kosher cognac like Louis Royer). We just moved here and a quick internet sea...

Roman Meal Bread in East Bay

by frumgirl1 6 years ago

Does anyone know where I can find Roman Meal bread in East Bay (I am in Martinez but already drive to Concord, Walnut Creek, etc. for shopping). I feel like I've looked everywhere, but maybe I miss...

Lottie's Creamery in Walnut Creek

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Some info about Lottie's Creamery opening a couple months ago in Walnut Creek landed in my inbox not too long ago. I'm liking what I've read so far --- Ici alum, kickstarter funded, pasteurizing on...

Check Please: Oi-C Bowl Chinese Restaurant (Walnut Creek); Los Moles (Emeryville); Hotel Mac Restaurant (Pt Richmond) aired 5/7/15

by hhc 6 years ago

KQED Check Please episode from Th 5/7/15 showed Oi-C Bowl Chinese Restaurant (Walnut Creek); Los Moles (Emeryville); Hotel Mac Restaurant (Pt Richmond). Anyone try any of the above? Los Moles s...

Help! I've lost Roya Afghan/Walnut Creek

by chowfish 19 years ago

Roya Afghan is no longer at North Main and Bonanza. When we ate there in December they told us they were losing their lease and were going to move but didn't know where. Their website and directo...

Any Great East Bay Specialty/Gourmet Stores?

by Al Fredo 14 years ago

Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew of any great specialty grocers in the East Bay area (I live in Concord). I'm aware of Andronico's, Whole Food's, Lunardi's etc. I'm interested if anyon...

Habit Burger now in Walnut Creek

by tomatoaday 11 years ago

I know this is a chain but it is new to our area. 1255 S. California Boulevard in Walnut Creek. Anybody eaten at other locations, mostly Southern California? The web site looks great but then again...

Mixed Grain -- Korean in Walnut Creek

by hyperbowler 7 years ago

I learned from a few online sources that Mixed Grain is owned by the same family that runs Ohgane, Bowl'd, etc. Like Bowl'd, you won't find offal, goat, or snacks like corn cheese on the menu, but ...

Walnut creek / Dublin itinerary

by hyperbowler 7 years ago

I'm gonna be housesitting in the East Bay and need some suggestion for 5 dinners out. The rules: 1. Dinner plans can only be in Danville, Alamo, Walnut Creek, Dublin, or San Ramon. 2. No cui...

Kebab house -- Persian in Walnut Creek

by hyperbowler 7 years ago

The meal started with complementary, and good quality, toasted pita. Dolmas were great. An eggplant appetizer (Kashk-e-Bademjan?) was served with a yogurt sauce, caramelized shallots/onions/gar...

Babalou Mediterranean, Walnut Creek

by anli 13 years ago

This small, newish cafe is located next to McCovey's Restaurant on Bonanza St, formerly a Quiznos. It has a colorful sign, which attracted us to it, plus the fact that we had no reservations to an...