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Uncle Yu's at the Vineyard

960 reviews
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$30 and under
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Winner of Diablo's Best of the East Bay Award, Uncle Yu's delivers Asian cuisine with a twist. Innovative Asian cuisine enhanced with quality ingredients, paired with a Wine Spectator Award winning wine list, striking atmosphere and engaging service create the perfect dining experience. Whether you desire a quick bite, a fantastic glass of wine, a meal with the family or a sommelier's wine paired dinner, Uncle Yu's delivers! In addition to our dining room, we have a lively lounge and bar, a beautiful outdoor patio and a private room for special occasions and holiday parties. We also offer take out, delivery and off-site catering. Please join us and experience for yourself the pleasures of dining where east meets west and fine wines are playfully paired with the flavors of the Orient.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Pan-Asian, Chinese, Asian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Sunday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
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Phone number
(925) 449-7000
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
John Phung
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Private party facilities
Uncle Yu's Harvest room can accommodate your special event needs for holiday parties, special celebrations, cocktail parties, corporate events or rehearsal dinners. Uncle Yu's has a private room that can host private parties for up to 55 guests. The room can be used privately or semi-privately depending upon your needs, party size and budget. We customize menus and offer wine-pairing for the perfect marriage of food and wine for your special event. We promise a memorable event that doesn't break the bank! Weather permitting we also have a lovely outdoor patio which can be used for special event dining for parties of up to 100.
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Private party contact
William Molander: (925) 449-7000
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Uncle Yu's offers catering to parties of all sizes and for all occasions. Whether you need a luncheon catered at your office or a wedding catered at your home or a local winery, we guarantee a successful event and memorable event.
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Cross street
Between First Street and Railroad Avenue
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Public transit
Take the #10 Wheels bus from Dublin / Pleasanton Bart station to Railroad and S. Livermore in Livermore. From there walk one block south on S. Livermore. 39 S. Livermore Ave. Ste 125, Livermore, Ca
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Special events & promotions
Join us for a special Valentine’s Day Dinner. Instead of our regular menu, we will be offering a special 3 course and 4 course menu starting at only $35.00! Please call us for additional information and reservations. 925-449-7000
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 960 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0  Dined 4 days ago

Review on Yelp too.
Very busy.... which is good for the owners.... bad for the diners
Even with reservations it took an hour to be seated and we were even nice about it
Vodka Cranberry with Grey Goose..... watered down..... can Grey Geese fly
Heavenly Manhattan...... no Martini glasses... terrible drink too. I Ski at Heavenly but will never order this drink again or visit Manhattan. They did promo this drink on the receipt.
Wrong food order brought to our table...... receipt shown as promo.... do you think the owners know.
The brown rice was terrible.... could have used it to mortar my bathroom tile..... the overflow server/ cook.... just smiled when we complained......where is ICE ......did I go too far
The waitress...... is that politically correct.... she probably got fired from Denny's last week
I have been to Uncle Yu's many times......its time to find a new go to restaurant in my City.
In all fairness the egg rolls are good, Lemon Chicken was OK, Spare ribs were really good.

4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We went for Valentine's dinner. Service was professional and cordial, but servers seemed a bit stressed, as if they were struggling to hide their irritation after a long day. Understandable, but not our fault, were just there to enjoy ourselves...Wonderful live string quartet. Nice ambiance. Adorable details at dinner, like the rose-shaped napkin and confetti hearts on the dessert. A bit loud, but fun. I loved the way the owner greeted us at the door. Fun place. Food was decent/good. It is Chinese fusion so the dishes are usually cooked with oil. Well cooked and tasty. Fortune cookies included !

DianeG (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We celebrated Valentine's Day with a lovely evening at Uncle Yu's at the Vineyard. The food was absolutely delicious (3 course menu), the wine selections varied and wonderful, and to add to the romantic atmosphere, there was a beautiful string quartet entertaining us all evening. Another fabulous occasion at Uncle Yu's.

vipNuke (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Absolutely one of the finest dining experiences in Livermore. The Valentines Day five (5) course meal was terrific! It could not have been better!!!

vip5032015 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Uncle Yu's is always a favorite restaurant. The food is delicious and service is good.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

There were several tables available and we were directed to a smaller table for 4. I asked to sit in one of the available booths but was told they save those for larger groups but less than 10 minutes later they said a group of 4 there. Then at the end we provided 2 cards and asked for the bill to be split evenly. My card was a gift card for $100. They charged the entire $100 and the other couple we were with only had their credit card charged for $65. The other couple paid the tip but we were still charged more and I wasn’t going to ask them to give me money to even it up. Food was good but we were extremely crowded and had plates on top of plates. Very disappointing

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

very nice place. Service was excellent. Easy to find and free parking next door. Great food nicely presented.

vipNMKings (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Uncle Yu’s is a unique Asian fusion restaurant with a great variety of choices, both number of items and prices. Five of us went to dinner and the bills varied from $14 to $65 (mine with wine). They have a variety of soups from $5, entrees from $14-45, and a massive wine list. I want to return with my wife for the multiple course meal with wine pairings. All five of us loved our food!

Tks2 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Wonderful meal all around. The orange beef is fantastic! Service is great and restaurant is beautiful.

4438812 (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

All the dishes we had were good. The orange peeled beef had a better flavor than our previous trip.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

The food was simply delicious and the service non intrusive, friendly and just right.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Great service and excellent food. This is the only place we will get Chinese food

vipcc77 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Love the new surprise menu!

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Outstanding! Appreciate the phenomenal experience.

DianeG (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Everything was perfection at Uncle Yu's last Saturday night. From the wine selection and appetizers, to the main courses, the dishes were superb, the service was excellent, and the ambiance was beautiful. Special thanks to Nick who took such superb care of us. We have not seen him since the San Ramon location closed, and he was as charming and accommodating as ever! Thank you, Nick.

vipLinda (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Going to uncle Yu’s has never failed to amaze us… The food is always excellent the service is beyond expectations… This is why we come back continually!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

We stopped going to Uncle Yu’s about 2 Years ago after consistently bad service over several visits. We decided to give it another try last night, and had the best restaurant experience we’ve had in a very long time. The food was spectacular (as it always has been, really), but our server—Michelle—was the one who made it such a positive experience. Beyond her personality, which was warm and friendly without being disruptive or intrusive, she attended to our orders, or drinks, and our food in a way that was perfectly paced (not an easy task!). We got refills on our drinks without even asking, and were able to finish our appetizers just before the main courses started to arrive. She made my son’s birthday so special, a great experience for everyone all around!

Lunch (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

We met for lunch and were not disappointed. The servers were friendly attentive and very helpful with recommendations. Everyone ordered off the lunch menu and we all had different dishes. I have the Sezchuan Shrimp. It was delicious. The lunch came with soup and it was great too. I highly recommend Uncle Yu’s and would go back for dinner.

vipPG2753 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for New Year’s Eve. In the past they had a limited prix fixe menu, however this year they offered a more extensive menu and the kitchen and service staff were overwhelmed. The food was still excellent, however the service suffered.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Food was excellent, fresh tasting with a variety of choices. The restaurant has a five star atmosphere and I would recommend highly.