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Massimo Ristorante

1604 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4119
+1 925-932-1474
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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1604 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4119
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. The New York steak was very tender. Atmosphere is very nice. The french speaking waitress was fantastic. We will be back.

Thank lebnan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years I avoided Massimo as I always thought that this was a place for an older crowd. Boy was I wrong. The food quality and preparation are outstanding, and the menu has a number of inviting choices. Prices are very reasonable for the quality...More

Thank markltennis
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We have been to Massimo's several times before but this time we came on a Friday night for our Anniversary dinner. We called not long before and were able to make a reservation last minute which was great. We arrived early but they were able...More

Thank WaywardWander9
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Expensive, mediocre food, rushed waiter even when we told them we were ok waiting a bit. Sunday evening, they weren't and didn't turn the covers. We had to ask for the wine list and when we had questions she didn't know about most of the...More

Thank Roxie K
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have lived in Contra Costa County for a very long time but had never eaten at Massimo until this past weekend as it happened to be located just across the street from the Lesher Theater where we were seeing a show. The ambiance of...More

Thank LKDunn
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Massimo's was absolutely excellent last night. The things that stuck most in my memory was the excellence of service from the time you enter the door. The restaurant has a large private side room where our group help it's dinner. This was for my wife's...More

Thank Callbob1
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It's been a while since I ate at Massimo's and it's not as good as it used to be. Some things are still great though. Friendly Matre d' and wait staff, but our server was very slow. Nice decor, good menu. The fried calamari is...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Needed to find a restaurant near the Lesher Center (My significant other, has problems walking, so needed a restaurant close by)Lived in the area 16 years and never tried Massimos. We got out of the theater, and I had made a reservation for Massimos. As...More

1  Thank Alberto32
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Walnut Creek probably has more restaurants per capita than anywhere! Massimo's is a favorite! Their menu has a broad selection and they have a few specials. The wine list is very strong, no surprise for NoCal fine dining restaurants! I love all their waitstaff as...More

Thank DenverD
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Massimo serves good Italian food in downtown Walnut Creek. The menu is large enough to have a nice variety but small enough to ensure that the food is made to order. The chef does a nice job of making really tasty food that is presented...More

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Jeff P
26 April 2017|
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Response from durtravel | Reviewed this property |
I 'm sorry. I don't know. The restaurant changes it specials frequently. I've always ordered off the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1604 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4119
    (Bonanza & Civic)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-932-1474
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