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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Theatre
“Explore the Lesher Center lineup to experience everything from theater and musicals to ballet and jazz. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Route
“This shopping center has everything including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Zara, Gap, Apple Store, and Tiffany's ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Place to eat
“This is the best shopping in the area. Try Broadway Plaza for shopping and North Main Street for restaurants. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“This is one of my favorita tapas restaurants. It offers flight of wine and you can purchase 3 onces glasses. The best wines.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Restaurant/bar at the center of Walnut Creek downtown. Nice cocktail menu and crowd.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cinema
“Also 10 minutes away this area is near the Cheesecake factory, Broadway Center, great shopping, eating and movies. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Large Safeway even offers a sushi/dehli bar! Close to downtown Walnut Creek, so easy to pick up things after a day of shopping.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Direct Train to downtown SF - takes 35 minutes. Runs every 10 to 15 minutes.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Nice wildlife museum close to Martinez without all of the crowds. Take a picnic and enjoy Larkey Park while you are in the vicinity. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Dim sum, great drinks, stylish outdoor fire pits. An inventive cocktail menu and small-plates menu, with happy hour specials that will put a smile on your face. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
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“Look for coffee blends from featured nationwide roasters along with American pastries, sandwiches, beer and wine at these affordable East Bay cafes. The airy, contemporary environs offer comfy seating and free Wi-Fi.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Off-Licence
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“Fantastic selection of great beers on tap, or to take away in bottles. Lots of local stuff plus great beers from around the world. Usually 2-3 sours on tap. Super chill environment. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of my favorite restaurants in the area. Everything is offered on small plates and folks share family style, however everything is presented in a unique and chic way. It is pricey, but the dishes are the sumptuous!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Authentic Spanish tapas, pintxos, paella, sangria and drinks served in a spacious and modern environment. Expensive, but they have live flamenco dancing 6-9pm Monday nights! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Tailor Shop
“Great deals, lots to choose from Neiman Marcus, Tiffany's Jewelry and so much more...”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“This is one of my favorita tapas restaurants. It offers flight of wine and you can purchase 3 onces glasses. The best wines.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant/bar at the center of Walnut Creek downtown. Nice cocktail menu and crowd.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Dim sum, great drinks, stylish outdoor fire pits. An inventive cocktail menu and small-plates menu, with happy hour specials that will put a smile on your face. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Look for coffee blends from featured nationwide roasters along with American pastries, sandwiches, beer and wine at these affordable East Bay cafes. The airy, contemporary environs offer comfy seating and free Wi-Fi.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“One of my favorite restaurants in the area. Everything is offered on small plates and folks share family style, however everything is presented in a unique and chic way. It is pricey, but the dishes are the sumptuous!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Authentic Spanish tapas, pintxos, paella, sangria and drinks served in a spacious and modern environment. Expensive, but they have live flamenco dancing 6-9pm Monday nights! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Opa is a great Greek restaurant for dinner in Walnut Creek. Recommended drink: Opa Sangria Recommended Dish: Fiery Feta Flank Steak”
  • 5 locals recommend

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