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Food and restaurants in Orinda

Top restaurants

Diner
“This is a huge regional park with trails, a lake for swimming, a merry-go-round and mini farm for kids, and many picnic areas.”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“A great breakfast and lunch spot. There are specialty menu items and a great staff. Expect to wait if you go on a Saturday or Sunday morning. There's a community table, and a couple of places to sit outside under an awning.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place is a local favorite. You have to check it out! Great menu and family-friendly before 8 pm. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our go-to local Thai spot. The pad-thai is hit and miss, but the curries always deliver.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Brewery
“Very family friendly, with covered, outdoor dining and a huge fire pit. Sometimes, there's live music.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“This is a great place for breakfast if you don't want to wander too far afield. Typical "greasy spoon" fare with friendly service. Not very fast or exotic, but a good place nonetheless!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“If you want really good Japanese food, made by Japanese chefs, and the decor makes you feel like you're in Japan!”
  • 2 locals recommend

Cafes

American Restaurant
“A great breakfast and lunch spot. There are specialty menu items and a great staff. Expect to wait if you go on a Saturday or Sunday morning. There's a community table, and a couple of places to sit outside under an awning.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“One of the great joys of the Bay Area: Peet's coffee. And our Peet's is only a hop and skip down the hill.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Peet's started in Berkeley, and the Domingo Avenue shop is one of the original locations. Best to go at mid-morning, especially on weekdays.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“This is a great place for breakfast if you don't want to wander too far afield. Typical "greasy spoon" fare with friendly service. Not very fast or exotic, but a good place nonetheless!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 1 local recommends
Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“This is a wonderful neighborhood coffee shop with a beautiful gift shop attached.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“This wonderful bakery has the best croissants! It is definitely worth braving the crowds.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
“If you want organic and tasty cupcakes. Try the Messy chocolate cupcake, the Smores', and even the Green Tea cupcakes (made on special occasions).”
  • 2 locals recommend