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Yankee Pier

3593 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
+1 925-283-4100
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“clams” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3593 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fish, i prefer to catch over eating. However among fish (seafood) eaters Yankee Pier is considered a very good restaurant. Their fish and chips, I'm told, are excellent. I had their clam chowder and it was. Service was excellent, prompt and friendly. They do accept...More

Thank bmac1260
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Nice dinner at the bar. Bartender was friendly and attentive. Oysters and sole were both great! Restaurant is welcoming and clean. We've been several times and will definitely be back:)

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is not for vegetarian, poultry nor red-meat lovers. (They do have a couple of each and enough basic vegetarian dishes satisfy those who are not seafood lovers.) For those who delight in fresh seafoods, this is the place.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

It was first time for me and my friend. We ordered calamari, blacken pacific rockfish, and seafood pasta. For drinks we ordered white wine and margarita. The food was ok wasn't fulfill my expectation. It was quite pricy. For the same price I choose sister's...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Yankee Pier Lafayette has had to survive the tribulations of turgid ownership, But it's on its way back, perhaps. The half price wine nights happen much more often than they used to. Since it has a well-stocked wine cellar, that can make an average meal...More

Thank C2000Consulting
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Craved our usual lobster roll, but because of the rains, Yankee Pier was out of lobster! We enjoyed their delicious lobster bisque bowls and Salmon sandwiches instead. Great choice!!! Wonderful and hard-working wait staff served us well. Lovely Sunday luncheon!

Thank Travel-lady03
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Not a huge menu, but I've enjoyed everything I've gotten here. Some of the best fish and chips in the area and nice fresh fish offered daily.Salads are fine, not overly imaginative. The calamari appetizer is crispy and delicious. The portions are generous for the...More

Thank Suzy O
Reviewed 15 March 2017

After suffering in a downtown SF hotel, we stayed with friends and took them here to say thanks. We all were very pleased. The group enjoyed salmon, sole, mussels, and cioppino. The beet salad and yankee salad both were good. Then a dessert of huckleberry...More

Thank AndyZ18
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We ordered a cup of chowder and two Chicken sandwiches. Good food about average for this area. Has handy parking in the back.

Thank Harris L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We went there for birthday celebrations for 2 family members. We all had something different and of course, we had to taste everyone's meal. Oysters were great. My husband had blackened rockfish. It has been a few months , so I can't remember everything, but...More

Thank danstripi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3593 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
    (Lafayette Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Block and a half from the Lafayette BART station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-283-4100
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