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Diablo Deals: Lobster, Burgers, and Pan-roasted Mahi Mahi, oh my!

Walnut Creek Yacht Club, Amber Bistro, and Bridges offer a range of killer dining deals


Here are a trio of tasty deals being offered by three of our favorite Contra Costa restaurants. Want more scoop? Sign up for the RSS feed of the Diablo Dish blog!

Lobster Lovers, Rejoice
The Walnut Creek Yacht Club is offering a delicious New Year’s deal for lobster lovers, offering its Fresh Maine Lobster Dish for $20.09 throughout January. Don't just drop in though, the restaurant needs a reservation and 24-hour notice to have enough lobster flown in for the day. Walnut Creek Yacht Club, 1555 Bonanza St., Walnut Creek, (925) 944-3474, www.walnutcreekyachtclub.com.

Fixed Price Deals at Amber Bistro
Danville’s Amber Bistro (500 Hartz Avenue, Danville, 925-552-5238, www.amberbistro.com) just brought on a new Executive Chef, Shane Hammett. They’ve also announced a killer Winter Prix Fixe Menu, three courses for $30, Monday through Saturday.

Here’s a peek at the menu: First Course: Potato Gnocchi with Parmesan Curry Cream & Cilantro Pesto, or, Organic Greens Salad with Asian Pears, Walnuts, Feta Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Entrée: Pan Roasted Mahi Mahi over Garlic Creamed Spinach, Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms & Citrus Emulsion, or, Grilled Niman Ranch Natural Beef Tri-Tip served with Bacon Wrapped Yukon Gold Potato, Charred Cauliflower and Szechwan Peppercorn Hollandaise

Dessert: Valhrona Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake with Cabernet Reduction, or, Vanilla Bean Crème Brulée.

Burger Bonanza: Keep your eyes peeled for the February issue of Diablo, hitting mailboxes and newsstands soon. On the cover: The East Bay's best burgers! There's lots to bite into, but here's an early tip. Danville's Bridges restaurant has a killer deal on its bar burger—just $6, if you eat it at the bar! Bridges, 44 Church St., Danville, 925-820-7200, www.bridgesrestaurant.com.

Happy Hour Bar & Bites at
The Cooperage

Monday through Friday
3pm – 5:30pm


This isn’t your typical happy hour. This quintessential neighborhood spot offers high-quality craft cocktails on tap and tasty bites. Menu features: $10 cocktails on tap, $5 select beer & wine, $1 oysters, $7 bacon cheeseburger sliders, $7 crispy beer battered shrimp sliders, $9 sashimi-grade ahi tuna tartare. 

32 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette
​Reservations: www.thecooperagelafayette.com or 925.298.5915

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