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Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar

1511 Mt Diablo Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4515
+1 925-979-0100
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lechon” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1511 Mt Diablo Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4515
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can order items individually, but why when you can order as a table and sample a few tasty dishes. Perfect for 2 people -date night or friends- to get 3 or 4 small plates. The food is consistently good and even though it is...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We celebrated Father's Day and my stepson's birthday Sunday evening and really enjoyed everything. The food is great - we tasted our way through the menu sharing each dish, which allowed us to try more things. Every dish came out perfectly. A large selection of...More

Thank VicksVaporRub
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went on Saturday night after making reservations on open table. They sat us right on time after offering us an outside table which would have been nice but not worth the extra 30 min wait. (Showed up starving at 9pm from the east coast). Opened...More

Thank patelpg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a late lunch and the place wasn't overly busy. We had to sit inside but would have preferred to sit outside. First impression was that the service was very slow but finally someone came to our table to at least take...More

Thank BGI-Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

i meet a dear friend here every time i can get to walnut creek. easy to book on open table, always amazing food and always helpful staff!!

Thank dlskscott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good, but be advised that this is a tapa-style restaurant with quite small portions. I had the halibut and for $16 I have had better tapas at a more reasonable price. We decided to sit in the alley as it was...More

Thank ronjasper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Several obvious clues. They are busy, but never rush guests; the kitchen rocks; the wine list and flight pairings are sophisticated, unpretentious, and span the globe. I noticed that one of my selections was from a corked bottle. Not only did they open a new...More

Thank Ken T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing small plates. Great wine pairing. Sometimes they are so busy you get food tossed at you when you aren't ready for the next course. Sit at the kitchen if you can...very entertaining!

Thank Vespadiva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here many times with many people and there is always something really wonderful on the menu. Their wine flights are a joy and the small plates make for good sharing or can be carefully chosen to create a wonderful meal.

Thank Thedarks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I have been eating at Va deVi since they first opened. The food is as good today as it was when it first opened. The service has always been excellent. I would recommend to anyone.

Thank John G
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semlenb
What does Va de Vi mean?
3 September 2016|
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Response from sanfrancal | Reviewed this property |
Loosely translated it means "All about the wine"
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Monica L
Is it possible to purchase a gift voucher for my son's birthday for this restaurant?
10 May 2016|
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Response from mdm94595 | Reviewed this property |
I would assume so but you would have to call the restaurant to be sure.
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KJR33235
Are there good vegetarian options?
10 February 2016|
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Response from Oliveshells | Reviewed this property |
Go online to see recent menu items. My vegetarian daughter had a hard time but she's also glutin & dairy free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Mt Diablo Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4515
    (North Main)
  • Public Transportation: Walnut Creek BART, free shuttle bus: route #104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-979-0100
  • E-mail
Description
Va de Vi translates to "It's all about wine!" in Spain's Catalan language. Of course, it's all about food, too! Chef Brad Zeller's menu encourages diners to explore and share a variety of eclectic, international small plate portions. Bold tastes encourage diners to explore the large international wine list, easily navigated by tasting notes. Many wines are offered by the glass in addition to pre-arranged flights to allow diners to compare different wines and discover new favorites. A warm, casual elegance defines the ambiance. Outdoors, dine under an ancient oak tree or grab a table in the picturesque lane.
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