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Best things to do in Walnut Creek

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“This shopping center has everything including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Zara, Gap, Apple Store, and Tiffany's ”
19 locals recommend
Theatre
“Explore the Lesher Center lineup to experience everything from theater and musicals to ballet and jazz. ”
15 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This is the best shopping in the area. Try Broadway Plaza for shopping and North Main Street for restaurants. ”
15 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Walnut Creek's extensive shopping alternative to San Francisco. Apple Store, Anthropology, Nordstroms, etc etc. ”
10 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“This is one of my favorita tapas restaurants. It offers flight of wine and you can purchase 3 onces glasses. The best wines.”
13 locals recommend
Park
“There are trails from Concord leading to the park. The park itself offers 2 large ponds, lots of ducks and geese, a beautiful garden, and lovely meadows. ”
8 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Also 10 minutes away this area is near the Cheesecake factory, Broadway Center, great shopping, eating and movies. ”
8 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of our favorite's: Lively grill serving breakfast, bar food, pastas and American plates in a warm, comfortable setting.”
10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Restaurant/bar at the center of Walnut Creek downtown. Nice cocktail menu and crowd.”
8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Drive to the top of Mt. Diablo for a wonderful view. On a clear day you can see San Francisco. ”
9 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Direct Train to downtown SF - takes 35 minutes. Runs every 10 to 15 minutes.”
4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Large Safeway even offers a sushi/dehli bar! Close to downtown Walnut Creek, so easy to pick up things after a day of shopping.”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“Nice wildlife museum close to Martinez without all of the crowds. Take a picnic and enjoy Larkey Park while you are in the vicinity. ”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Yes this is a chain so you know what you are going to get. However, the decor, bar and outdoor seating area at the Walnut Creek Cheesecake Factory is a (cheesecake) cut above the other locations.”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“We love Zachary's pizza, and while their Oakland locations feel a bit more original, they still serve up some top-notch deep dish pies here.”
6 locals recommend
Bar
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“All day Happy Hour food menu has lots of choices. At night they have lift dancing near bar and patio seating is pretty with lights and tables with flaming centers. ”
6 locals recommend