Dining Options Downtown Walnut Creek
Are you a big fan of having tons of food options near your home, for those nights when the mood strikes and you’re just craving a great meal without the hassle of having to do all the prep yourself? Lucky for you, dining near Walnut Creek apartments is so abundant, you’ll have plenty of options to satisfy your craving. Here, some of our top picks.
Scott’s Seafood Restaurant
Seafood is the name of the game here, but this isn’t necessarily the type of place you swing by on a whim. The upscale seafood hotspot is the perfect place for a date night or special evening out. The menu is packed with myriad options so it may be difficult to decide where to begin. Try kicking the meal off with the traditional trio, which lets you sample fried calamari, popcorn shrimp, and crab cakes. For your main course, you can’t go wrong with the succulent, sweet 2-pound Maine lobster. Or, for a little land-and-sea combo, you go for the lobster tail with a 6-ounce filet.
Ramen Hioroshi
This is the place to order up a hot bowl of the traditional Japanese soup. Mind you, this isn’t your dorm room–style instant ramen; dishes here are made with special attention to food quality, with ingredients like free-range chickens and organic eggs. First timers should start with their signature tonkotsu ramen that packs tons of flavor into its rich broth and is overflowing with braised pork belly, lotus root, mushrooms, bamboo shoot, and a soft-boiled egg.
True Food Kitchen
If overall wellness is your M.O., this place is right up your alley. Here, you’ll find an extensive selection of teas to whet your palate. Then, dig into healthy and delectable apps such as the charred cauliflower with harissa tahini, or the kale guacamole served with sunflower seed and pita chips. Try out a unique pizza that’s topped with butternut squash, caramelized onion, and vegan almond ricotta. Or, for a more hearty entree, the lasagna bolognese never disappoints. (All menu items even include a calorie counts, in case you’re keeping track.)
54 Mint
If you’re in the mood for some no-nonsense Italian food, you’ll want to stop here. This bakery serves up an array of fresh-baked pizzas, paninis, salads, and decadent desserts that will have your mouth watering from the moment you step in. The pies are simple, yet delicious, with options such as salsiccia (and sweet Italian sausage) and calabrese (hot salami). You’ll also find heaping plates of hot, cheesy pasta dishes like lasagna and tortellini. But make sure to save room for one of the buttery pastries available for dessert. (Hey, it’s Italian food; go big or go home.)
Dining near Walnut Creek apartments is always an adventure in culinary exploration. With so many options in such a small radius, you’ll never go hungry or get bored. If you're ready to enjoy all the downtown dining scene has to offer, call us today schedule a tour of your new home!