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The Mustard Seed

) #4 of 157 Restaurants in Davis €€€€ American
222 D St, Ste 11, Davis, CA 95616-4543
+1 530-758-5750
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (8 reviews)
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222 D St, Ste 11, Davis, CA 95616-4543
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu is fresh and not overwhelming. Wonderful warm and inviting, special place. There for lunch had a lovely BLT and fresh gazpacho, yum! Will definitely visit this charming delicious place again when in Davis, Ca

Thank Juliane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is very charming. They have a great menu. I always love to have Fish there. They also have a great wine selection.

Thank HanjTrips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is somewhat tucked away. Its front is unassuming, but it is cozy and cute within. The food is wonderful and the service is excellent. The back patio is especially nice in the evening, if the weather is not too hot.

Thank 1Gerrit48
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Went for my wife's birthday. Very busy. Service was ok considering. The ambiance is cozy but rustic. Food and wine selection and quality is very nice. Had the rib-eye with a sauce and polenta. I think the menu rotates often. I wish it was more...More

Thank Len95618
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Never been disappointed here. All the staff are great, and the food selections are excellent. It does usually run warm inside so be advised.

Thank YarmoMan
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Both of us had the scallops. They tasted better than excellent. The dish was 3 scallops served on 3 subtly-spiced little beds of very smooth mashed potatoes topped with spinach. Very yummy. Five stars for the food and excellent service, but some concerns will keep...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 22 February 2017

For special occasions, this is my "go to" restaurant. The food is very well prepared. Nice selection. Disappointed the new owners didn't honor our gift certificate, but the quality is worth it.

Thank JOHN M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went to the restaurant after the Farmer's Market as it is quite convenient. We sat in the front dining room where it was quiet and comfortable. All of us had soup and sandwiches. We have been coming here through the years and have always...More

Thank Sanine W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had eaten at Mustard Seed previously, as it was a fast, convenient, and decent quality lunch on our drive to Northern California. On this visit, we arrived at 1:10pm, hungry after a 3 hour drive, and were told the kitchen was closed, even though...More

1  Thank WrennRWC
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a small restaurant in the heart of Davis. The food is delicious and the presentation of each plate is outstanding. If you are attending a concert at the Mondavi Center it is wise to book an early table at least by 5:30 or...More

Thank jamesmU3675UM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 D St, Ste 11, Davis, CA 95616-4543
    (Second and Third Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 530-758-5750
Enhance Your Romance. Wine and dine in the rustic elegance of our cabin in the trees inside by the fire or outside on our garden patio. Chef-owners Steve & Lynn Kwon and their talented crew are dedicated to feeding the hungry people of Davis and the surrounding communities, recently receiving a Zagat Rating for food of 27, and voted Best Restaurant in Davis by the readers of Sacramento Magazine. We have also been called by Sunset Magazine has also called us quintessential Davis dining experience. Our seasonal menu has something new weekly to freshen the compact yet diversified selections, specializing in sustainable fresh fish, natural meats, local seasonal produce and house made desserts. Our reasonably priced, exclusively California wine list has something for every palate. MONDAVI VISITORS: We are just five short minutes away. Be sure to check early in the week for reservations. For an 8:00PM Curtain 6:00PM is the latest suggested comfortable reservation time
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