Sunol Ridge is a large sit-down style restaurant with a large full service bar. The 38-deep beer tap list is outstanding. It features a wide and interesting variety of local and regional beers as well as a sizable number of Belgian and Belgian style beers. The owners were home brewers and fans of the local beer scene. The bar manager is a Certified Cicerone and knows his stuff.
There are three TV’s behind the large “S” shaped bar. For your wine-loving friends, there are 16 on tap and plenty more in bottles.
They describe their food as “gourmet comfort.”
1388 Locust St., Walnut Creek (925) 278-1948
Exit the BART fare gates and turn left. Walk down a long row of bus stops, then down the stairs to corner of Ygnatio Valley Road and North California Road. Cross Ygnacio Valley and walk down a slight hill on North California. Turn left at the first light onto Lacassie Ave. Walk one block, and turn right onto to Locust Street. Walk down Locust across Bonanza to Cypress and find Sunol Ridge on the left.
There is a Free Ride Shuttle that runs from the BART station down Locust St. that will drop you off across the street from Sunol Ridge. It runs about every 15-20 minutes until about 9:15 during the week and 6:20 on weekends.
Extras: Øl Beercafe is a few blocks away.
Official Walnut Creek Station and connecting transit info