You may elect to dine in our private dining room, The Wheel House, or outdoors on our Wisteria Patio; either seating area is perfectly suited for rehearsal dinners, birthday or anniversary celebrations, holiday get-togethers, business or corporate events.View Private Dining Details
We had a great time with fresh seafood and attentive service. I'll definitely be back.
Came for the steamed lobster, which we’ve missed since moving from the East Coast. Expectations were relatively low knowing that lobster isn’t a West Coast thing but we were pleasantly surprised with the quality and presentation of the food. We had an absolutely wonderful dinner and the service was excellent. We will be back!
I have dined here several times over the past ten years. Food quality was not good this time on both dinners
A second delicious lunch within two weeks. Service is top notch and food was absolutely delicious. The crab was excellent!
Great Fish Tacos! Good service, quaint decor.
Difficult access for handicap. Food ok but expected more.
Wonderful every time!!
Just had a wonderful meal, both dishes were quickly served and delicious. Friendly staff- the restaurant was packed.
Haven't been there for a while, but pretty much as I remembered it. Food "good", not "great". Had a reservation but given a small table for two that was sticking out into the aisle. Our server, Shaun, was great, but our table was devoid of what I assume is complimentary french bread.
Will probably go back, primarily because parking at Yankee Pier is easier than the WC Yacht Club.
Disappointed, as was my two other guests. The service was very good. Not likely to return.
The food was very good but despite having a reservation and plenty of available seating we were put at a tiny table not two feet from the next table. Had to spend most of our dinner hearing the conversation of the four next to us.
Amber, our server, was the right kind of warm, bubbly and knowledgeable without being intrusive. The greeting at the door was personalized and the ambiance more welcoming than we had estimated from pictures. We messed up on the tab and they gave us the kindest call. We’ll be back!
Delicious Friday night dinner - lobster, seafood pasta, wine, strawberry rhubarb crisp dessert! Pleasant service and calm atmosphere!
Simply YP has: tasty food, excellent service and a pleasant family style atmosphere. Also, very important is their convenient parking.
The staff was very accommodating, the service was outstanding and the food was excellent.
The bartender (and wait person all rolled into one) was delightful and attentive. That's the good news. Bad news? Food. I ordered scallops on a bed of risotto and the risotto was runny and soupy. Scallops were okay. I ordered a side dish of brussel sprouts and they were horribly over cooked and, frankly, inedible. I think my friend was happy with her fish and chips. My martini was EPIC. Just the way I like it...cold and dry. I wish Yankee Pier could do a better job with the food because I live close by (Orinda) and would definitely go regularly if the food was edible.
As usual, YANKEE Pier was spot on with service and great food. It’s why I go back over and over again.
There arn’t too many great east bay seafood spots outside oakland. This is an exeception. Superb oysters, chowder and shellfish. Wonderful service.
Clam chowder is always great lots of clams great bacon flavor hearty and rich. The scallops were perfection shrimp and chips always good. Don’t miss dessert the bread pudding melted in your mouth
I was disappointed with their clam chowder soup.
I think I may be spoiled since we can get great clam chowder soup in SF. The sole and blackened cod was delicious. I also enjoyed their double IPA on tap!
Enjoyed the Crab Louie’s!
My friends and I always have a great evening at Yankee Pier. The thing I like most about it is the food is very good and they don't have servings meant for a lumberjack. Also, our server was very efficient and friendly. Good job!
We have been to Yankee Pier multiple times, and always enjoy it.
We have been regulars at Yankee Pier over the years and keep coming back. Overall a very solid and enjoyable meal. We especially enjoy the service from the same staff over the years; too many restaurants have turn-over on staff; here you feel welcomed and "at home" by the familiar faces of Yankee Pier.
We went to this restaurant to celebrate Valentines Day. The service was warm, personal, efficient, and non-intrusive. This is primarily a seafood restaurant. The seafood ceviche appetizer was perfectly spiced, refreshing and plentiful. The dunguness crab cake was mostly crab and served with a spicy remoulade sauce. The linguini with clam sauce was underspiced and could have used some more garlic, spices and seasonings. The Maine Lobster was wonderful and served with roasted potatoes and sauted spinach. The apple cobbler desert was great.
Valentine’s Day lunch because we couldn’t get dinner reservations anywhere. It was fun and special anyway!
Always consistent and the service is truly exceptional
I am a regular at Yankee Pier and feel obligated to repay their excellent bar, food, and table service with a glowing review. They had six choices of EXCELLENT Pacific northwest oysters. Ours were so fresh the taste was authentic and clean. Of course, oysters vary with the season. The YP salad of lettuce, apple, pecan, roquefort is excellent, as is their Caesar. My friend raved about the clam chowder with bacon. I debauched myself with their fried shrimp. This is the only place I order fried shrimp anymore. They are fresh, succulent, sweet-tasting, not briney, large. OMG Good! I enjoyed another of their spicey margarhitas with jalapeno pepper slices that I then diced into other portions of my meal. We were not rush, had comfortable seating, and once again were totally taken care of by Jacob. Highly recommended for fresh seafood, grilled or fried.
We have enjoyed the Yankee Pier for some time now as they have excellent seafood and a friendly, attentive wait-staff to help us. We are always pleased after having eaten there and plan to return frequently. I am hoping that I have written a sufficient number of words for this review.
Great food. Our server Shaun was the fantastic. Have been to Yankee Pier many times. Great place for seafood.
Yankee Pier is a go to place. Service is amazing. Food is always fresh and so good. We all loved our food and will be back soon. Restaurant is always clean!
Fabulous experience, great fish, service was excellent, will definitely be back 😊
Good lunch menu and an extensive wine list. I had fish tacos, which were cooked to perfection. My friend had the clam chowder and warm beet salad. Also really good. I want to try the beet salad on my next visit.
Order crab Louie nothing but lettuce and crab. Could have a beets or tomatoes or a vegetable on it. Crab didnt have any taste. Friends fish nd chips were ok. A lot of batter she said.
Delicious seafood and great sides. The service is excellent and they have plenty of parking.
Please bring back those awesome biscuits with your special jam. We locals loved this side and suddenly poof! Gone.
We used to love going to Yankee Pier and did so on a regular basis. That was until it was purchased by the Piatti Group. They changed the menu and significantly increased the prices. We decided to return the other evening and while we thought the food was good, it was not good value. In addition, there was little to know ambiance, something we look for in a neighborhood restaurant.
Wait staff is excellent! Food was hot, tasty and good size serving. Fish there is fresh and sides are great. All in all, a very good experience. We go there about once a month.
Had the petrale sole and the mashed potatoes, which were delicious, as always.
Began with a dozen of the BC oysters, which also were terrific.
Saved room for the lemon meringue pie, and next time will definitely be trying the butterscotch pudding -- the house specialty!
Very good food and great service! Everything was a little slow getting to our table (drinks, food, bill, etc) but it seemed a little busy so I didn’t mind too much. The server was so sweet and everything was delicious. I recommend the clam chowder and the ceviche tacos!!