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Walter Cafe

920 N State St, Ukiah, CA 95482-3412
+1 707-462-2080
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (22 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“tempura” (3 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, American
$$ - $$$
920 N State St, Ukiah, CA 95482-3412
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21 - 30 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 19 December 2014

Traveling through on business, was recommended by the motel I stayed at. Huge portions reasonable price, would recommend for lunch or dinner. They have a full bar.

Thank bryan7361
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Found Walters Cafe as we were heading to Napa from northern CA. Strange decor, Japanese mix with American bar. Vast menu, good food, very good service. We had Italian and it was great. Don't be scared off by the decor, worth you time.

Thank Joe V
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Ever year when we travel to our family reunion we stop at Ukiah for the main reason that this wonderful and delightful restaurant is in Ukiah. The food is most excellent and the service is exceptional. Walters is an Oasis in a very unexposed place....More

Thank Wally Z
Reviewed 11 February 2014 via mobile

I have been to the Walter Cafe many times over the past few years. The menu is varied, and it's a mystery as to how they can do so many varieties of cusine so well. The sushi is amazing. Steak is great. I can seldom...More

Thank Gal4fish
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Staying at the motel right behind here led us to walk to Walter Cafe for dinner. Well, it is really a Chinese restaurant/sushi bar. Several pages of Japanese dishes and another couple of Meat and Seafood items. My wife had Pork Butts; it was a...More

Thank JackfromGigHarbor
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Their food is hit & miss, idk why. The burgers are usually good, and the fish & chips. Mmm Best thing is their bento box lunch specials. My favorite is the tempura one. You get yummy tempura veg and shrimp, ginger salad, garlic rice, and...More

Thank Kessalia19
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Busy Memorial Day weekend, but staff not too flustered. Good prime rib and sushi. Good value. Located in front of days inn.

1  Thank Texasislandgirl1
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Very good food, nice atmosphere, good service. It is one of our favorite restaurants for lunch in Ukiah.

Thank Latitude38
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Shushi for everyone's taste. Not crazy about fish try the Yami Roll. Love shushi try the Lobster roll, Fantastic!!!! The veal piccata is to dye for with fresh pasta.

Thank Nannette P
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Had a screaming kid next to us, but it was fine once we moved to the sushi bar area. Got good food and service.

Thank grimmh101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 N State St, Ukiah, CA 95482-3412
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Ukiah
  • Phone Number: +1 707-462-2080
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Formerly with Four Seasons from Marriot and Green Valley Ranch in Las Vegas, Chef/Manager Steve has an exquisite eye and palate for delivering quality cuisines from around the world to your table. Chef Steve loves his kitchen as he and his team prepare their specialties the right way, using the right ingredients every time.
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