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Trader Vic's

) #2 of 99 Restaurants in Emeryville $$ - $$$ American, , Hawaiian
9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
+1 510-653-3400
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (7 reviews)
“pork chop” (9 reviews)
“curry” (6 reviews)
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American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here several times. The food is always great. I love all the cocktails but my favorite cocktail is Lulu Lavender, it says it's a hint of lavender nooooo it's a wonderful amount of lavender. Yum!

Thank Sky G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Original Mai Tai, waterfront location on San Francisco Bay, flaming Pupu platters; what more do you need?

Thank S9768IAdand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trader Vic's used to be chic and fun. You would dress up to "be seen" ! So why we're most of the diners in shorts and t-shirts? You used to go to Trader Vic's to sample different styles of cuisine. So why was the food...More

1  Thank UrsAngel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently in Berkeley for my cousin's wedding. I had a group of 7 of my immediate family and then a few others who needed a place to eat the night before the wedding. We were able to get in at Trader Vic's and...More

Thank RedlineSi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving from NY, we had the most fantastic dinner 3 course after choice. Very nice taste experience after the New York pasta, pizza environment. The polonaise, American taste was fantastic. Even with the valet parking an the very good service from Catharyn, the money...More

Thank Mette N
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A dinner party of 11 was seated in a very nice private room with a good view & photo collection on the wall. All members felt the food was excellent as were the special drinks. The timeliness of the service was not great, but that...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice of cocktails, the food is really good and the decor really nice. Excellent place to spend with family, friends and coworkers.

Thank Gdo_Castillo
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I visited here for lunch a week ago on my way into SF. I mentioned that I was from out of town, and the staff went out of their way to make my experience outstanding. From making drink and menu suggestions, to assisting me with...More

Thank suntangirl2006
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We came here on recommendation from the hotel staff. There was a gorgeous view of the marina and sunset. We got the flauta appetizer which was a little bland, but the pork chop and sides were delicious. The wood fire oven gave it an amazing...More

Thank Kathie L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Insider natives already no about this gem, it's been around, but it never disappoints. The drinks are big, strong and tropical. The views of the Emeryville Marina are stunning. Food is delicious. Get away from the busy Bay street area, shop there and then have...More

Thank Anne H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
    (Powell Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Emeryville
  • Phone Number: +1 510-653-3400
Since its opening in 1972 overlooking the San Francisco Bay and Emeryville Marina, Trader Vic's has been hailed as one of the best restaurants in the Bay Area. Created by restaurant visionary Vic "The Trader" Bergeron, the tropical interior, exotic cocktails, and international menu have become world-famous with locations across the globe.
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