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Trader Vic's

€€ - €€€American, , Hawaiian
9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
+1 510-653-3400
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pupu” (4 reviews)
“pork chop” (10 reviews)
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American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wasn’t impressed! Wasn’t able to order dinner if you’re sat at the bar area which was a little odd but whatever! Service was terrible, sat for over 20 minutes before someone came to ask us if we were ready to order then it took another...More

Thank JayDee921
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had to stop in for Happy Hour. Great Bar with cool Polynesian Props. Extensive Drink list and Appetizer list. I went classic with a Mai Tai to drink and Pu Pu Platter Appetizer. Friendly staff and great San Francisco Bay Views.

Thank albebuc
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to Trader Vic's for lunch during a recent trip to California. Because we had a late breakfast, we ate light, splitting a salad (and a Mai Tai). The salad was great, the Mai Tai (our first) was great, the scenery...More

Thank Neal S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

by the water also walking distance from Sheraton that we stayed at love coming here for a drink and meeting people of all race and food is also delicious! we would love to visit this place again someday when we come down.

Thank OreliaP77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views and the food is great. This is our favorite place to celebrate important occasions. Their fish dishes are excellent, especially the sea bass that is prepared Chinese style.

Thank dihawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor at Trader Vic's is definitely very South Pacific and fun. Some of our orders were excellent, while a few things were quite ordinary. The staff is very attentive and the water views are wonderful. Unique place to go to at least once for...More

Thank Karen and Paul P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice old building with a lot of character with great views of the marina and the bay, the service was tremendous the server was fantastic our food was good, the pork chop was very good the only complaint that we have is that some of...More

1  Thank dartmanbull
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Trader Vic's is located in located in a privileged small peninsula at the east side of the San Francisco bay, having a unique view over the bay and San Francisco city. The place is very well decorated with Polynesian style resulting in a great ambiance...More

Thank JuanA678
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I have been going to Trader Vic's for decades, all the way back when I was in my early twenties to now, and this restaurant remains one of my very favorites. I recommend anything from the Chinese ovens, particularly the Indonesian lamb roast. The Bongo...More

Thank ClaudeA654
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I have been here once before and enjoyed it both times. The service is always friendly. Other than the Bongo Bongo soup being bland, my salmon was perfectly cooked. I always look forward to trying on the many tropical drinks on the menu.

Thank rmkahn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
    (Powell Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Emeryville
  • Phone Number: +1 510-653-3400
Since its opening in 1972 overlooking the San Francisco Bay and Emeryville Marina, Trader Vic's has been hailed as one of the best restaurants in the Bay Area. Created by restaurant visionary Vic "The Trader" Bergeron, the tropical interior, exotic cocktails, and international menu have become world-famous with locations across the globe.
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