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Vanessa's Bistro 2

1512 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4117
+1 925-891-4790
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (14 reviews)
“quail” (4 reviews)
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Spanish, Asian, Fusion, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
1512 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4117
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Each month we and a couple friends search for a restaurant not tried before. This month our friends selected Vanessa's. It was a fun restaurant if you enjoy trying a variety of dishes (Tapas). Each dish was sufficient for each in our party of four...More

Thank dokepper
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great Vietnamese food. The service here is so fast that you should actually space out the timing of your order. It seems that the food arrives at your table within minutes of placing the order. Shrimp Spring Rolls, Prawn Dishes are amazing.

Thank wrinkledoc
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I was already in a good mood and this restaurant was the perfect accompaniment to catching up with old friends. We had fun choosing tapas which were half priced for the whole night and we made it in time for happy, so I ordered a...More

Thank travelcooky
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was our third time dining at Vanessa's, Vietnamese tapas with a delicious French twist. The first time we went for lunch with friends. The second time for Happy Hour with friends and this last time with friends for dinner before a show at the...More

Thank cherylyosh
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We made reservations for an early dinner before a performance at the Lesher Theatre and were so pleased to find that Vanessa’s offered wonderful small plates for $7 during Happy Hour from 4-6pm. Our sweet and friendly server was Jessica who suggested very delicious plates...More

Thank StarLady99
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My wife and I happened upon this place walking through downtown one night and were excited about all the different options they have on their menu. It's a place we'll be visiting again soon!

Thank Elij51189
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Vanessa's Bistro is one of my favorite locations to dine in Walnut Creek. Located right in downtown Walnut Creek, there is lots of shopping, restaurants, bars and more nearby to make a day of your visit to the restaurant. Being downtown, parking can be a...More

Thank DLGabriel19
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The ambiance is great the food is delish highly recommend taking a trip there. Only bad experience was they did not have Vietnamese coffee on hand when I ordered.

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Vanessa's Bistro 2 serves Thai/Vietnamese/Spanish food. It doesn't quite know what it wants to be. The dishes also don't know what they want to be. The panko-crusted petrale sole tapas were the best thing that I ate. The tuna tartare was drowned in oil and...More

Thank YayaShare
Reviewed 19 December 2016

4 of us ate here. All the tapas were great. We dined totally on tapas and drinks. Top tapas included poke and calamari.

Thank Rogelio1
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.04 km away
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.09 km away
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Nearby Attractions
Lesher Center for the Arts
104 reviews
.16 km away
Civic Park
41 reviews
.36 km away
Broadway Plaza
15 reviews
.51 km away
Farm Creek Brewing Company
5 reviews
1.11 km away
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what are the entrees
13 January 2017|
Response from nanA4174FQ | Reviewed this property |
They are a mix of Asian and French.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1512 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-891-4790
  • E-mail
Vanessa's Bistro 2 has been proudly serving the heart of downtown Walnut Creek since September 2009. Our Vietnamese tapas with a French fusion twist offers an eclectic array of dishes that are suitable and enjoyable for all dining occasions. Executive Chef, Vanessa Dang brings with her 30 years of food and hospitality experience to Walnut Creek while her sons Michael and Jimmy dazzle guests with their lovable personalities. Come by to experience our memorable Vietnamese food that will leave you craving it again and again!
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