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Massimo Ristorante

1604 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4119
+1 925-932-1474
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“cannelloni” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
“waldorf salad” (3 reviews)
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Italian, International
$$ - $$$
1604 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4119
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We took our son and his lady here for dinner before a show at the Lesher Theater. The waitress was very informative, attentive, and cheerful. She checked on our show start time when she seated us. Loved the Caeser salad. Veal scallopini and boar ragu...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Great meals, service and ambiance. Fun, upscale bar with a nicely refined but lively restaurant. Food, service and drink are consistently great.

Thank clf1967
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Haven't been there for a while, big mistake!!! Best Manhattan I have had in years, plus Luxardo cherries....totally "top shelf"! My husband had Linguini Massimo, fabulous! I had Spaghetti Bolognese that was also fabulous...such a great feel good restaurant. Love that Max the owner is...More

Thank cynthiajto
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My wife and I have been going here for years. The food is almost always good. Try the Waldorf salad, pork chop and salmon. It is an older crowd if you care about that?

Thank Kent B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Been there many times and always a good meal. The pork chop is always good as is the salmon. Nice atmosphere as well.

Thank Kent B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Today we ate dinner at massimo. It was our first time to eat over here. We ordered salad, chicken parmigiana, and salmon. The food was really good. Was happy with the food and had a great birthday dinner.

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. The New York steak was very tender. Atmosphere is very nice. The french speaking waitress was fantastic. We will be back.

Thank lebnan
Reviewed 19 June 2017

For years I avoided Massimo as I always thought that this was a place for an older crowd. Boy was I wrong. The food quality and preparation are outstanding, and the menu has a number of inviting choices. Prices are very reasonable for the quality...More

Thank markltennis
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We have been to Massimo's several times before but this time we came on a Friday night for our Anniversary dinner. We called not long before and were able to make a reservation last minute which was great. We arrived early but they were able...More

Thank WaywardWander9
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Expensive, mediocre food, rushed waiter even when we told them we were ok waiting a bit. Sunday evening, they weren't and didn't turn the covers. We had to ask for the wine list and when we had questions she didn't know about most of the...More

Thank Roxie K
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Jeff P
26 April 2017|
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Response from durtravel | Reviewed this property |
I 'm sorry. I don't know. The restaurant changes it specials frequently. I've always ordered off the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1604 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4119
    (Bonanza & Civic)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-932-1474
  • E-mail
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