Best Restaurants East of SF


Zagat’s top-rated restaurants in the East Bay, from longtime favorites to contemporary classics.

Chez Panisse


Food27 Decor25 Service27 Cost$86
Ruth's Chris Steak ...

Steakhouse • Walnut Creek

Food27 Decor23 Service24 Cost$69
Cheese Board Pizza

Pizza • Berkeley

Food27 Decor16 Service20 Cost$13
Esin Restaurant & Bar

American • Danville

Food26 Decor25 Service26 Cost$54

Italian • Walnut Creek

Food26 Decor24 Service25 Cost$56


Food26 Decor22 Service25 Cost$124

Italian • Oakland

Food26 Decor20 Service22 Cost$45
Zachary's Chicago Pizza

Pizza • Oakland

Food26 Decor18 Service21 Cost$21
Arizmendi Bakery & ...

Pizza • Emeryville

Food26 Decor14 Service20 Cost$10
Arizmendi Lakeshore

European • Oakland

Food26 Decor14 Service20 Cost$10
The Peasant & The Pear

Californian • Danville

Food26 Decor24 Service25 Cost$43
BayWolf Restaurant

New American • Oakland

Food26 Decor22 Service25 Cost$52
Trabocco Kitchen and ...

Italian • Alameda

Food26 Decor25 Service23 Cost$50
Artisan Bistro

Bistro • Lafayette

Food26 Decor22 Service25 Cost$51

Italian • Berkeley

Food26 Decor20 Service24 Cost$52