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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Reservoir
“Great spot for a leisure stroll around the Reservoir. Also, can rent a boat for fishing or paddleboat just for fun. Also has a playground for the little ones.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bus Station
“30 minute ride to the first San Francisco stop, Embarcadero, where you can access famous sights like Fisherman's Wharf or Pier 39 to see Alcatraz (make sure to buy tickets in advance online). Stop at Powell street station to ride the trolley. Montgomerey station to visit the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art About a 1-hour ride to the San Francisco International Airport ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“While we've found the food to be average, the Cooperage has a great vibe and lots of outdoor seating. The highlight is their cocktail menu. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“If you love Italian and romance, this cosy, upscale restaurant is perfect for a relaxing evening and intimate conversation.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Casually stylish and cool. This is a wonderful eatery! Enjoy their outdoor seating!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“Good food with tastes from around the world. Huge indoor seating area (for Lafayette) and outdoor seating available. Kinda expensive, but solid pick.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“High end , local grocery store. It has better meat and fish than Whole Foods. It has prepared food too. It has a great wine selection. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great pizza, including gluten free options. Salads are good. Staff is friendly. In downtown Lafayette. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Very close to the Lafayette BART station if you need to pick up groceries upon your return. This Safeway is a bit larger with a great selection than the Safeway on Tice Valley Rd.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Pizza Antica has delicious salads and fancy-ish pizza. A great place for an outdoor lunch on a nice day. It’s right downtown Lafayette (left on Mt. Diablo). ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Awesome burgers, salads and fries. I'm gluten free and they have really amazing buns for their grass-fed burgers. Sharing your fries with your sweetie is romantic but I admit, they are so good it's hard to share!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“The walk is around a peaceful reservoir. The water is clean and a fun place to be. There are usually people with their dogs making the walk around the trail. There are paddleboat rentals and picnic areas.”
  • 4 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Kinda fancy food with nice outdoor eating area. It's unassuming because it's in the Safeway/Whole Foods parking lot, but it's nicer than you think! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“A hidden gem in Lafayette called Millie’s. Just make left on Mt. Diablo, first Right on Oak Hill and it's tucked right behind Safeway. Get there early on the weekends or there will be a line! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
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“SUPER cute eatery right downtown Lafayette. They have a cute outdoor area, including blankets on a colder day. They are also right on the park, so you can order wine or lunch and eat on the lawn. They also provide lawn toys for adults and kids, which is fun! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
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“I walk to it when I am feeling energetic, usually I drive. It's 3 MINUTE car ride. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“While we've found the food to be average, the Cooperage has a great vibe and lots of outdoor seating. The highlight is their cocktail menu. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“If you love Italian and romance, this cosy, upscale restaurant is perfect for a relaxing evening and intimate conversation.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casually stylish and cool. This is a wonderful eatery! Enjoy their outdoor seating!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Good food with tastes from around the world. Huge indoor seating area (for Lafayette) and outdoor seating available. Kinda expensive, but solid pick.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Great pizza, including gluten free options. Salads are good. Staff is friendly. In downtown Lafayette. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Pizza Antica has delicious salads and fancy-ish pizza. A great place for an outdoor lunch on a nice day. It’s right downtown Lafayette (left on Mt. Diablo). ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Awesome burgers, salads and fries. I'm gluten free and they have really amazing buns for their grass-fed burgers. Sharing your fries with your sweetie is romantic but I admit, they are so good it's hard to share!”
  • 6 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Kinda fancy food with nice outdoor eating area. It's unassuming because it's in the Safeway/Whole Foods parking lot, but it's nicer than you think! ”
  • 6 locals recommend

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