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Yankee Pier

3593 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
+1 925-283-4100
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3593 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Great local place to get fresh seafood without the frills or fuss. Casual atmosphere, great customer service, and excellent fish and seafood. Ambiance is plain, but outside patio dining is cute. Corkage fee is only $15.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Unassuming-that is the best description. However, appearances belie the reality. This restaurant has top quality ingredients, properly and reasonably prepared, with outstanding service. The bread and in season heirloom tomatoes would be enough to satisfy the discriminating eater. Clams, salmon and crab cakes were enjoyed...More

Thank Allen L
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Went with girlfriends following a busy day. We had a quiet corner table and were able to visit and have a conversation without straining to hear. They offer a nice variety of seafood dishes, although a bit pricy. Our dishes were perfectly prepared and very...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Yankee Pier has always been a great place to stop with friends for a quick lunch or dinner. This non-assuming restaurant is the middle of the quaint town of Lafayette, CA. If I had one wish, it would be for a better wine list. Otherwise,...More

Thank C6906SSlindav
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We have to drive 25 miles to come here, but we do this every few months. It's worth the drive. Really good seafood is hard to find and they do it right. I had their lunch special choosing a green salad and clams with linguine....More

Thank Clint L
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We went here for an early Morher's Day! We were not disappointed! The food and service were great and had a lovely afternoon! The picture is of my scallops and risotto dish. Going back soon!

Thank FredN47
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on our daughters request for clam chowder on her birthday! We were really happy with our evening. The outdoor seating is just perfect on a warm evening. Our meals were all tasty, but we particularly loved the clam chowder and...More

Thank Family0fTravelers_5
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We sat at the bar and had a few wines and a few happy-hour food selections. Started with mussels and calms - very good. Fish tacos was our favorite. Fish sliders were good too [need to go lighter on the tartar sauce]. From our seats...More

Thank Morgan2010
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Yankee Pier in Lafayette is a simple unassuming restaurant with some of the finest and freshest seafood in the East Bay of SF. The veggies simply grill exude freshness. The salmon and door are 2 of my favorites but same room for the dessert. The...More

Thank raulad2016
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Yankee Pier has consistently served delicious seafood of all varieties. I have been there several times. Food quality is always top notch each visit. Service is appropriate and the servers have always been friendly and attentive. Last visit I tried the Blackened Pacific Rockfish. A...More

Thank John G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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