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The 8 Best Lunch Spots In Walnut Creek

Updated: May 2, 2022

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Walnut Creek! We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Walnut Creek’s best lunches. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

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Manakish Oven and Grill

Mediterranean, $$, Walnut CreekMediterranean, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

De Afghanan Kabob House

Middle Eastern, $$, Walnut CreekMiddle Eastern, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5
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54 Mint Forno Italiano

Italian, $$, Walnut CreekItalian, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Toyosu

Japanese, $$, Walnut CreekJapanese, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Brioche de Paris

Bakery, Walnut CreekBakeryWalnut Creek
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Burma 2

Asian, $$, Walnut CreekAsian, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Burma Unique

Asian, $$, Walnut CreekAsian, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Lokanta Grill & Bar - Walnut Creek

Mediterranean, $$, Walnut CreekMediterranean, $$Walnut Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Walnut Creek. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Walnut Creek and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - The Hottest Restaurants in the East Bay Right Now. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Telefèric Barcelona, De Afghanan Kabob House, and 54 Mint Forno Italiano are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Walnut Creek.

Lettuce Restaurant & Catering, Veggie Grill, and True Food Kitchen are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in Walnut Creek.

Telefèric Barcelona, De Afghanan Kabob House, and 54 Mint Forno Italiano are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Walnut Creek.

Telefèric Barcelona, 54 Mint Forno Italiano, and Taheri's Mediterranean Restaurant & Catering are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurants in Walnut Creek.

The highest-rated restaurants in Walnut Creek for boozy lunches are Telefèric Barcelona, De Afghanan Kabob House, and 54 Mint Forno Italiano.

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