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Walt's Wharf

) #1 of 73 Restaurants in Seal Beach €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
+1 562-598-4433
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (94 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we didn't we go to our usual Fish Company in Los Al... Ciopinno was very disappointing at this place. Mixed seafood grill was overcooked. Service was lacking with a scattered server. So many reasons not to return with Fish Company in the next town over.

Thank MominOC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for some wine and an appetizer and were quite impressed. Their house Chardonnay was excellent and the Crab Cakes were some of the best we've ever had! The menu looks great and the 13 oz. lobster tail grilled over a wood fire...More

Thank rayu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at Walt's Wharf for as long we can remember. In these days we find it hard to remember anything. Seriously, it is the place to go for fish in the Long Beach - Seal Beach Area. Walt's is located on Main Street...More

Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family/friend reunion was dinner at Walts Wharf. Reservation was made months in advance. We had an absolutely wonderful dinner for 8 upstairs. Everyone enjoyed their dinners. Great wait staff; from the hostess to the waiter, everyone was very attentive and our waiter chose wine...More

Thank TravelinLady_77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a typical "main street" restaurant! A three (3) on a five-point scale. There was nothing that made me say wow! It was above bad and below good! I had a Bloody Mary (not the best I ever had), I had a bowl of...More

Thank 4,226
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Walt's Wharf is an iconic Seal Beach restaurant that has been around for what seems like forever. It started out with paper plates and picnic benches and evolved into a casual beachy fine dining experience. There is almost always a wait - as far as...More

Thank Karin W
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My Husband and I had lunch here yesterday on a Monday. I learned that on Monday only they have a 3 course lunch special that is a great bargain. I had a grilled artichoke for starters which is the best I have ever had. The...More

3  Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly, we had never been here, even though we live less than 5 miles away. We were looking for a new adventure so consulted trip advisor and saw Walt's rated #1 in Seal Beach. We were not disappointed! The Ahi Poke was delish- we almost...More

2  Thank cdematt
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I recently went on a cruise with a large group of people. The night before our trip, several of us were staying at the same hotel in Seal Beach. A small group of us decided to go to Walt's Wharf for dinner. We requested a...More

1  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a delightful dinner here last week. There is usually a wait for a table on weekends, but it is worth it. We waited on benches outside while street musicians entertained us. That was an unexpected treat. Once inside, we ordered...More

1  Thank Louann M
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Cheryl I
is there e a nice clean hotel walking distance from WW/
14 May 2017|
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Response from fmichael | Reviewed this property |
I have not found a good hotel right in downtown Seal Beach. I generally stay at the Hilton Hampton Inn on Seal Beach Blvd or the Best Western in Sunset Beach. In either case you would need to drive. Try to get to Main St... More
Mike C
How is the parking near your restaurant?
13 December 2016|
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Response from fmichael | Reviewed this property |
I always park on Main St, but get there around 4.30-5p. It is 2 hr parking but that limit ends at 6p. If not on Main, try Central Ave.
Stephanie M
Kid friendly?
16 September 2015|
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Response from Rita I | Reviewed this property |
It's a high end place to dine. So if you have a child maybe who can sit without crying through a meal then yes. It's darker inside for atmosphere for romantic dining and i see business groups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-598-4433
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