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The 8 Best American Restaurants In Walnut Creek

Updated: October 6, 2021

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Walnut Creek restaurants for American cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Walnut Creek eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes

American, $$, Walnut CreekAmerican, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Walnut Creek

    Lyft

Rooftop

New American, $$$, Walnut CreekNew American, $$$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Walnut Creek

    Lyft
  • Eater

    9 Extremely Pleasant Bay Area Rooftop Bars

    Eater

Bounty Hunter Walnut Creek

American, $$, ParkmeadAmerican, $$Walnut Creek, Parkmead
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • diablo Magazine

    2019’s Best New East Bay Restaurants

    diablo Magazine

George's Giant Hamburger

American, $, Walnut CreekAmerican, $Walnut Creek
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Broderick Walnut Creek

American, $$, Walnut CreekAmerican, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

True Food Kitchen

New American, $$, Walnut CreekNew American, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Veggie Grill

New American, $$, Walnut CreekNew American, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

American, $$$$, ParkmeadAmerican, $$$$Walnut Creek, Parkmead
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like diablo Magazine, Eater and Lyft. Yes, we even looked at diablo Magazine - 2019’s Best New East Bay Restaurants, Eater - 9 Extremely Pleasant Bay Area Rooftop Bars and Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Walnut Creek to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for shellfish

    When having shellfish, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Enjoy grilled burger with Margarita

    For an elevated experience, pair your grilled burger with Margarita. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • Pair Vieux Carre with heavy meat dish

    When considering how to best enjoy your heavy meat dish, we would highlight how well a glass of Vieux Carre complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


Fun facts

  • The history of chocolate chip cookies

    Ruth Graves Wakefield is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chocolate chip cookies.

  • July = American festival

    Pittsburgh, The United States is the proud home of the annual Picklesburgh Festival, held every July to celebrate everything that is good about American.


Parking information

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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