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Walt's Wharf

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201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
+1 562-598-4433
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Irvine, California
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent. Wine selection was very good. The meal was good not great. The prices were definitely on the high side. Atmosphere was enjoyable.

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Thank Bill S
Long Beach, California
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148 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a favorite, terrific food, outstanding choices of wines (owner Babcock has a winery but does not push his own wines). Great for people-watching, just up the street from Seal Beach pier, cute girls in bikinis passing in review.

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Thank ANonyMouse45
Seal Beach, California
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a Saturday evening you might have to wait awhile...but do, Walt's Wharf is a grand dining experience with excellent food preparation. Hint: as soon as you arrive register with both the dining room and go to the bar and register there as well. The bar dining area is lively and "where the action is." It has it's own registration... More 

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Albuquerque
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never go wrong when you eat at Walt's. It's been a high point of our annual trips to Seal Beach! Try it and you'll see....

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Thank Vicki P
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh. upscale, but not over priced seafood restaurant. friendly and knowledgable servers. 100 word requirement is stupid

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El Valle de Anton, Panama
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a walk down into Seal Each, towards the pier....shopping along the way, if you like...or park nearby. I've known about this restaurant for years and years, but have been out of CA for close to 40 years. We went with some friends who met us in CA. We all ordered Fish and Chips, and oh, were they amazing! Hot... More 

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Midland, Texas
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We chose Walt's Wharf when I saw that one of their specialties was grilled artichokes. We were not disappointed. The artichokes were AWESOME, and the rest of the meal was equally as wonderful. She had the blackened catfish and I had the oak grilled salmon. Both dishes were scrumptious. The service was attentive and friendly, and the atmosphere was cozy... More 

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Thank James B
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Fresh seafood. Nice atmosphere. Moderately priced food. Lovely server named Zach that knows his job and does it well! I got the grilled seafood salad. Next time I go, I'm getting the same thing. Perfectly cooked shrimp scallops and octopus. Mum got a lovely trout. We split the crab cakes and creme brulee, also excellent. Highly recommended.

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Thank Maria S
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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374 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had lunch here today. The food was very good & so was the service. Ask for Marin(spelling?) she is one of the best servers we have had on our trip here to southern California.

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Thank Boggio
Ellicott City, Maryland
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213 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed lunch here over Labor Day weekend. We had great service, very friendly and good-looking wait staff. The dining room was clean and we all enjoyed our meals. Fresh seafood and prepared well. I do recommend!

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Thank William J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-598-4433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?