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Esin Restaurant & Bar

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750 Camino Ramon, Danville, CA 94526-4259 (Sycamore Rd)
+1 925-314-0974
11:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 22:00
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Boquete, Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent dinner: our orders included halibut, lamb shank, hanger steak, with assorted vegetables and sides. Very tasty grilled asparagus appetizer, and a wide selection of desserts in an elegant decor. The service was prompt, but a quibble with the style - a bit abrupt and cavalier.

Thank jabx
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great choice. Have never been disappointed. Service is outstanding. Save room for desserts.

Thank Michael A
Danville, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, fair atmosphere. They serve a variety of food from a really great hamburger to fish and steak. Their soups have really great flavor and their desserts are really tasty. The only downer is that they are near the freeway, so outside dining is noisy and facing the parking lot with little view. The service is good, and they... More 

Thank JennB0769
Danville, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I enjoyed my lunch at Esin very much. I got to know the restaurant when it was at a different location and I find it's retained it's high standard at the new one. I wondered if it would, since it expanded, but I was delightfully surprised.

Thank soulesa
Danville, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Crowded even for a Sunday night. They make 2 prime rib roasts so if you like an end piece, get there early.

Thank bettyl1942
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Esin is a paradise in a cold hostile world. It always has a calming influence on me. And everything is so tasty. Cocktails are top drawer, and the Clam appetizer is something I could eat every day. Also, my wife says it is very romantic. (But what do I know?)

Thank Michael G
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I took my mom here for her birthday last month to have a nice dinner and dessert. It's a great restaurant for a romantic dinner or special occasion. They have a great selection of wines and cocktails, plus delicious dessert options as well.

Thank kworthen
Danville, California
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

On a rainy day 3 business partners met to lunch, collaborate and have fun. The warm atmosphere and friendly waiter added to our experience prompting us to open some champagne. It flowed as did our creativity and the amazing food fueled our brainstorming. Turns out one of the ladies had even been there for dinner the night before but loves... More 

Thank pam c
Healdsburg, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I'm astounded that, while having lived in the East Bay for over forty years, we never managed to dine at Esin...clearly, we've been missing out! We met friends at Esin for lunch and I'd requested a quiet table, as we'd not seen one another for some time and had a lot of catching up to do! The hubs and I... More 

Thank cali4niafoodie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

For lunch, dinner the best is Esin. This time was lunch with out of town family after the holidays. Esin was so refreshing! A shrimp pasta to die for and a Big fat burger with fries for one couple in our group. Then Mary's chicken sandwiches, tender and flavorful served with housemade potato chips. A favorite, always served a bit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 Camino Ramon, Danville, CA 94526-4259
    (Sycamore Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 925-314-0974
Esin has been a neighborhood jewel since opening in 1998. The name Esin is not only the name of one of the owners but also means “inspiration”. The food is the passion of Chef & Owners Curtis and Esin deCarion. They strive to create cuisine that is fresh, seasonal, and prepared with great care. The fare is American with bits of Mediterranean influences. The wine list has been recognized by Wine Spectator & Wine Enthusiast magazines.
Esin Restaurant & Bar relocated in July of 2008 to the Newest upscale lifestyle center The Rose Garden in Danville. The freshly designed dining room offers warm and comforting tones.
Be sure to save room for one of Esin’s fresh made desserts that have become so well known.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?