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The 9 Best Lunch Spots In Castro Valley

Updated: October 6, 2021

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Castro Valley! We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Castro Valley’s best lunches. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!

Find the perfect spot

Pokeatery

Hawaiian, $, Castro ValleyHawaiian, $Castro Valley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Portales Taqueria

Mexican, $, Castro ValleyMexican, $Castro Valley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Vons Chicken

Korean, $$, Castro ValleyKorean, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

The Chicken On Fire

Korean, $$, Castro ValleyKorean, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Denica's Real Food Kitchen

Bakery, $$, Castro ValleyBakery, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Wend's Cafe

Vietnamese, $, Castro ValleyVietnamese, $Castro Valley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Ramen 101

Asian, $$, Castro ValleyAsian, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Noodle Home

Asian, $$, Castro ValleyAsian, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Shumi Ramen

Asian, $$, Castro ValleyAsian, $$Castro Valley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like , 28808 Castro Valley restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Cilantro Chile Cooler with your banh mi

    When enjoying a banh mi dish, it’s recommended you pair it with a glass offresh and clean Cilantro Chile Cooler, a cocktail that cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • A great drink pairing for banh mi

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

  • The perfect match for grilled fish steak

    Experts recommend pairing a grilled fish steak with a glass of Prosecco, a popular sparkling wine.

Interesting facts

  • A 110 pounds feast

    The seafood stick dates back to 2005 with an impressive record of 4 feet in length and 9 feet in diameter, accomplishment by Pacific Fish Processing Co. Ltd in Thailand.

  • The most expensive ever

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • A classic meal

    If you love of hot pot runs deep, why not plan a visit to China, the home of the original hot pot? The locals are so proud of their hot pot that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

Parking tips

Parking in Castro Valley can be notoriously tough. Luckily, you can secure parking stress-free with our partner SpotHero, a digital parking reservation service.

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