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About Scott's Restaurant - Walnut Creek

For nearly 25 years Scott's has served its guests in the East Bay in our Walnut Creek and Jack London Square locations. Scott's serves only the finest, freshly prepared cuisine. Our professional, courteous staff is ready to make your dining experience a memorable occasion whether you visit us for lunch, dinner or Champagne Jazz Sunday Brunch. Please be sure to ask about our current specials for lunch, dinner & weekends. Scott's also specializes in exclusive Banquet and Off-Site Catering services and has its own floral shop. In addition to our banquet rooms, Scott's is the exclusive caterer to the famous Blackhawk Auto Museum in Danville and the scenic bay-front Scott's Pavilion in Jack London Square. We specialize in full service, professional catering for special events such as weddings, social and business events and other occasions. Scott's will take care of every detail and ensure that your dining experience or special event will be perfect!

1333 North California Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, Californian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Cross Street:
Complimentary Valet on Bonanza Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(925) 934-1300

Website:
http://www.scottswc.com/

Entertainment:
We offer live piano 7 nights a week, a three piece Jazz Trio on Friday & Saturday nights, and Sunday Brunch.

Catering:
In addition to our on-site event facilities Scott's provides off-site catering services.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking. Scott's is the only restaurant that offers this service in Walnut Creek.

Public Transit:
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Walnut Creek Station - 3 blocks. Local bus and taxi service. Shuttles from major hotels.

Executive Chef:
Alfredo Reyes

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Private Dining

Scott's Restaurant in Walnut Creek offers several Private Dining rooms that can be rented for corporate or special events. All indoor dining rooms are beautifully appointed with rich cherry wood and Italian marble details -- complete with full bar facilities and elegant fine china.

Scott's Restaurant - Walnut Creek Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (81)
Good for Anniversaries (67)
Good for Birthdays (58)
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Good for a Date (56)
Great for Brunch (46)
Romantic (46)
Good for Groups (39)
Business Meals (38)
Live Music (37)
Quiet Conversation (33)
Pre/post Theatre (33)
Worth the Drive (31)
Fit for Foodies (30)
Great for Lunch (29)
Sunday Lunch (28)
Cozy (24)
Notable Wine List (22)
Great for Outdoor Dining (22)
Bar Seating (20)
Healthy (19)
Casual (18)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Authentic (17)
Seasonal (17)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Fun (13)
Happy Hour (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Comfort Food (11)
Disabled Access (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
People Watching (6)
Scenic View (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
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Live Sports (2)
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Organic (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Server was very rude.

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·Dined 2 days ago

Food was mediocre and way over priced. We were very disappointed

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Scott’s used to be our go to restaurant for special occasions. Our last few visits had been disappointing but we decided to give it another try for our anniversary. My wife ordered the the petrale sole. She said it had a chemical taste. Our server Paulina was excellent and immediately offered to get another dish which my wife accepted. I ordered the lobster ravioli. It did not have much flavor and seemed to have been microwaved. My wife and I later said that maybe we ordered the wrong dishes but for the prices Scott’s charges every did should be excellent. We won’t be returning.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Good food, nice looking place, food came very quickly making the occasion seem rushed.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

A friend and I shared two appetizers the avocado and crab salad and the calamari. Both were delicious!!!

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Groups, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined 3 days ago

Lunch for 4 was over $300. My fish was overcooked but I was with people that do not send food back. Oysters were lovely and fresh. Just wouldn't do it again. Service was fine .

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Scott's Seafood Grill is one of the more upscale restaurants in Walnut Creek. I went there with three others for a holiday lunch celebration and the ambiance is very festive for the season. The menu has many delicious choices from crab-encrusted sword fish, to crab and shrimp au gratin, and filet mignon, etc. All fresh! We had a trio platter of appetizers consisting of calamari, crab cakes, and popcorn shrimp - all very yummy. I love Scott's and have booked a large holiday party for December 2018 because of my dining experience over lunch.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Good food and experience. We will visit again for sure.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music
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·Dined on December 11, 2017

The service and ambiance were very good but the food, especially because it was on the pricey side, was very mediocre

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Excellent food and outstanding service. Unfortunately the nice ambience was spoiled by a large family with unruly kids who were seated near us. Pricey but you get what you pay for.

Tags: Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Wonderful food, great service, fantastic jazz band. Will be returning to Scott's for our annual Christmas Brunch every year!

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

This was our 3rd year of a Christmas season dinner here. We were looking forward to the local high school carolers again this year. We did see them walk through the restaurant and go out another door and they did not return. Our server really didn’t have any information as to if they would return and didn’t bother to find out. It would have been nice if she did. Unfortunately this year did not meet expectations for our Christmas celebration here.

Tags: Seasonal
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

It was a pleasant afternoon with good service and good food! Became very crowded towards the end of our visit, but that’s to be expected this time of year.

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We enjoyed the food and our server Lee is the greatest! My group was there for our annual celebration last year and returned again this year. Lee was our server on both occasions, and did a fantastic job!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Our table was close enough to the music to be able to hear it, but still able to hear each other. Christmas carolers added to the ambiance. Food was great as was the service. Our first time here. We will be back.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Always a great experience for fish dishes and friendly staff. Had the mixed grill and didn't disappoint. Was able to accommodate my party of 7 the same day, which is something due to the Christmas holiday crowd.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Simply well prepared foods and friendly atmosphere from the employees.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Yearly get together with friends. Great place and food. Music too loud where we were sitting. Service good. Buffet was plentiful. Will go again next year for sure...

Tags: Seasonal
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Scotts was the best choice to celebrate 4 birthdays. The Christmas decorations also added so much to the ambience. The food was over the top and Mario, our service person, was over the top!!!! The dining experience far exceeded my expectations.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner except for the noise level. We had to change from a table which was near two large noisy groups to a booth which was much more quiet. I’d advise asking for a booth in the future if there are two to four in your party.

Tags: Healthy, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

My apologies to Sebastian and our server.

My reservations were for six. Management reserved a round table providing adequate room for all. Unfortunately, a member of our party arrived early and had our server move us to a table for four. When we arrived and saw what was done we didn’t want to embarrass any one and said it as ok; after all the guilty couple already were enjoying their cocktails. To move again would have required resetting the table. Consequently we were quite crowded and it was difficult for the server to provide the excellent service we have experienced from him in the past. We learned a valuable lesson and will not allow such a change to happen again.

As always, Scott’s is a great restaurant and we are regular customers.

Once again, our apologies to all for the behavior of one in our party.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Nice casual but can be dressy place. Lots of wood with warm ambiance. Server was excellent and paced the dinner wonderfully. Food is fresh (Starters were Clam Chowder - Yummy, and Bay Shrimp Salad -Fantastic, Entrees were Ahi Tuna - Very Good and Lobster Thermidore - just okay). Specialty cocktails to Start - both were good and a Chenin Blanc - Voignier blend with entrees - very good crisp wine. Plan to spend a few dollars. Over all very pleasant experience. The valet parking is always a huge plus.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Everything was very good to excellent except the service was a slow - lot of time waiting for food to arrive.

Tags: Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Scott's is our go to place for outstanding seafood and service. We love to take out out of town guests there. And the holiday trims were lovely.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We tried the Sunday Brunch yesterday for the first time. It provided such a variety of food options. Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. We will have to return to try the food we could not taste because we were too full! The staff were very professional and attentive!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Paleo Friendly, Healthy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We had a great thanksgiving meal. The food was homey and good. Our server warm and wonderful.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The prime rib was fabulous, excellent service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

I bring my parents here every year for Thanksgiving and Easter. We all love ht Easter brunch. They are both in in their eighties and enjoy the classic, but not kitschy atmosphere. We all enjoy the food and service. Just beware the Sunday Jazz music can get a bit loud.

Tags: Seasonal
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had Thanksgiving lunch. Everything was delicious and the ambiance was just right. Will definitely return and recommend to others.

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 (Corpus Christi)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We ate at Scott’s on Thanksgiving Eve. Packed house! Service was slow: it took over 2 hours. Food was very expensive but unimpressive. Sauted seafood turned out to be inundated w butter which covered up the lack of freshness. Surf and turf was most expensive item and yet the lobster was tiny and meat also small. Salads and deserts were good. They were out of first wine we ordered. All in all pretty bad for the money.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The Manager, set up a whole separate table for us to accommodate a wheelchair, Paul, our Waiter was charming and the food was excellent as always!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Not up to standards we had heard about the place. Defrosted crab legs watery and bland, food overall felt like Chef was phoning it in.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Good choice for a meal. A little pricy but good quality. Service is great, cocktails are nice, food delivery is fast. Only knock is that it’s noisy when 3/4 full of diners.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

I’ve been to Scott’s several times, but this was my husband’s first time. We were impressed with the service, food and ambiance!
This is a great place for birthday celebrations, because they take a group picture and you are given a surprise rose!
I love sitting on the patio I. The summer.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Romantic, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Excellent service and food was great, except for the calamari which I will say was like chewing rubber bands. I wont order that again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

I enjoyed a nice dinner with my wife and son at Scott's this past week. I had the Halibut, my wife had the Salmon, and my son had the New York Steak. The meals were presented nicely and the food tasted great. I also had the Milian Clams as an appetizer. We brought our own wine, I believe the corkage was $15. We had a piece of the Key Lime Pie for desert, I thought the size of the slice of pie was pretty small for the cost, besides that the dinner entrees where great! Will definitely be back.

Tags: Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Live Music
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great atmosphere, good food, much more energetic than the Oakland location.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Live Music, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I would definitely return to this restaurant when I'm in the area again. The food, service, and ambiance is excellent. All our meals were enjoyed, especially our desserts.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our server was outstanding. Two of us have complicated food restrictions. She went out of her way to make sure that the food was safe for us, but also ensured that the adjustments still resulted in very tasty and satisfying meals. She also helped us resolve parking questions and let us know that we were entitled to a discount because we were going next to a ballet at the Lesher Center. The experience could not have been better!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Second time. Definitely not as good as the first time. Food was mediocre. Crab cake appetizer was good. Swordfish was tough. Sole was tasteless. Some of the mashed potatoes were luke warm. Wine was just okay for the price. Deserts were very disappointing. Ambiance is still great. Service good-to-very good (also not as good as first time).
Pricey. After enjoying first visit, thought it made sense on a special occasion. After most recent experience, I would not be willing to pay what they are asking on any occasion.

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