Your Complete Guide to the Best Restaurants in Livermore, CA

If you are planning a trip to Livermore, CA, chances are that you are coming for the wine and the food. Whether you are craving a sweet and flaky pastry or a savory cheese and charcuterie platter, this Bay Area wine region has it all. Read on to discover 10 great Livermore restaurants that guarantee to please every palate!

When you are planning a Bay Area getaway, only the best will do, so treat yourself to one (or all) of these incredible Livermore, CA, restaurants! Afterward, if you are hungry for more, download our free Livermore Valley Vacation Guide. Our guide has everything you need to plan the ultimate dining experience, including recommendations restaurants, cafes, vineyards, and more.

10 of the Best Restaurants in Livermore, CA

1. The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards

No list of the top restaurants in Livermore, CA, would be complete without mentioning The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards! The restaurant features American dishes influenced by Italian, French, and California cuisine. Using locally-grown herbs and produce, Wente Vineyards has won numerous awards for their excellence and quality. The seasonal menu changes daily to take advantage of the freshest ingredients possible. Reservations are highly suggested.

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Wente Vineyards Restaurant menus.

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2. Posada

Posada features contemporary Southwestern fare with a unique and sophisticated flare. In addition to an innovative menu filled with mouthwatering dishes such as their avocado tostadas and steak tacos, guests can also take advantage of an exceptional wine menu filled with world-class selections. This family-owned restaurant welcomes all with warm hospitality, wine-friendly food, and a lively environment.

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Posada menus.

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3. Demitri’s Taverna

Located in the heart of downtown Livermore, Demitri’s Taverna is the best place to go for authentic Greek cuisine. Here, you will find both classic dishes, such as lamb gyros, and unique offerings, such as their garlic and feta fries! Remember to save room for dessert. Made with vanilla ice cream covered with honey cinnamon syrup and glazed walnuts, their baklava is a must!

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Demitri’s Taverna menu.

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4. Wasabi Bistro

Wasabi Bistro is one of the best places in the Bay Area for sushi and sashimi. Here, you will find a menu crafted with fresh ingredients and top-quality fish shipped from Japan. It has several honorable mentions, including recommendations by Contra Costa Times and Diablo Magazine. There is almost always a wait at this Livermore gem, so make your reservation in advance by calling (925) 579-2952.

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Wasabi Bistro menus.

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5. Casse-Croute Bakery

After a trip to any of these amazing restaurants, Casse-Croute Bakery is the perfect place to go for coffee and dessert. Whether you are craving a chocolate chip cookie, a lemon tart, or raisin croissant, this French Country bakery guarantees to hit the spot. In addition to an endless selection of freshly baked pastries, bread, and espresso drinks, guests may also enjoy homemade soups and sandwiches.

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Casse-Croute Bakery menu.

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More Great Livermore Restaurants

6. Campo di Bocce, an Italian restaurant with bocce courts, a bar, and outdoor patio.

7. Denica’s Real Kitchen Food, a family-owned cafe with comfort foods, breakfast, baked goods, and artisan sandwiches.

8. Sauced BBQ & Spirits, a casual eatery with a full bar, BBQ classics, and live music on weekends.

9. Sansar Indian Cuisine, a family-owned restaurant serving authentic Indian dishes.

10. Roya Afghan Cuisine, a family-owned restaurant serving authentic Afghan dishes.

Your Wine Country Getaway Awaits

After a long day of exploring the some of the best restaurants in the Bay Area, continue your night in the heart of Livermore Valley at The Purple Orchid Resort & Spa. Relax by our luxurious pool, unwind with a complimentary glass of wine at our social hour, and enjoy a picturesque sunset over the valley on your own private deck. In the morning, you can look forward to continuing your dining excursions with an exceptional breakfast at our resort. 

Whichever restaurants you choose to indulge in, we’re confident that a stay with us at The Purple Orchid Resort and Spa will enhance your experience! When you book a stay in any of our elegant accommodations, like Rustler’s Rhapsody, you can always look forward to the best amenities, packages, spa specials, and top-notch service. When you are ready to plan your next getaway, check our availability and book your stay.

Now that you’ve found the best restaurants in Livermore, CA, read our guide on Livermore wineries!