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Walt's Wharf

201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
+1 562-598-4433
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (96 reviews)
“clam chowder” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6333
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Reviewed yesterday

Not only does Walt's have great ambiance and Old Town charm, but the food is amazing. The halibut, the salads, the creme brulee, the cocktails... every meal is unforgettable.

Thank gregandlaura0415
Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on trip advisor reviews we drove from Corona del Mar to get to Walt's Warf in anticipation of some fresh seafood. Big disappointment. Nothing from local seas. King salmon from Alaska, lobster tails from Maine. Atlantic cod. Nothing fresh of the day. Everything tasted...More

Thank 544rachelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, fresh seafood & good service at high but not over the top prices in a bit of a worn environment

Thank william o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I work next to Walts so that's a plus😁 so our awesome bosses let us pick a restraunt on main st to eat at for our Birthdays!Most of the girls choose Walts, it's great when your craving fresh Seafood. The employees are wonderful and it...More

Thank stones_4_ever
Reviewed 1 week ago

SO good. Fresh seafood and excellent staff. Absolutely recommend. Not a cheap place but they do have a great Happy Hour during the week as well. It's SO good though. Highly recommend going. Can't go wrong.

Thank Jenn T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grilled artichokes are amazing. Friendly service too. Fresh seafood too. Great location. A short walk to the beach.

Thank Gaby J
Reviewed 1 week ago

After we sat down and ordered we heard the waitress offer each table the day's specials, which she failed to do with us, she was barely friendly and a bit impatient, didn't quite like us asking questions about the menu maybe she was tired but...More

Thank Jihan A
billmeripol, Manager at Walt's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jihan, I'm sorry to hear about this experience. We love showcasing the specials that our chef creates for our guests, and guests are welcome to ask questions about our menu. We want everyone to be comfortable and happy with their order and clarifications are a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Walt's Wharf for 20 years and still love it. We love the relaxed atmosphere. Very good food and great service.

1  Thank Roxanne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been a loyal customer at Walt's Wharf for over 30+ years. I have noticed many changes in the last year. Especially since Walt passed away. The old managers are gone. The oldest of the two was with the company for over 25 years...More

1  Thank SoCalCin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Walt's Wharf with friends for dinner. We love the Artichoke and the caramelized Salmon. When we were there we were lucky enough to have the Copper River Salmon. It is amazing. I have never had a meal at Walt's that i did...More

Thank jahappyheart
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Questions & Answers
Cheryl I
14 May 2017|
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Response from fmichael | Reviewed this property |
I have not found a good hotel right in downtown Seal Beach. I generally stay at the Hilton Hampton Inn on Seal Beach Blvd or the Best Western in Sunset Beach. In either case you would need to drive. Try to get to Main St... More
Mike C
13 December 2016|
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Response from fmichael | Reviewed this property |
I always park on Main St, but get there around 4.30-5p. It is 2 hr parking but that limit ends at 6p. If not on Main, try Central Ave.
Stephanie M
17 September 2015|
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Response from Rita I | Reviewed this property |
It's a high end place to dine. So if you have a child maybe who can sit without crying through a meal then yes. It's darker inside for atmosphere for romantic dining and i see business groups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 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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