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1325 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4602
+1 925-930-9999
11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My meal was cold when I got to eat it made worse by the fans overhead. 4 of us ate the same thing but the portions and amount of sauces for the pasta sides were inconsistent. My dessert was inedible tonight but was wonderful the 3 previous times. They are paying too much attention to the new cocktails so the... More 

Thank staceylh2016
Lafayette, California
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207 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My friends and I just love eating at Tomatina's! Monday through Friday, there is a special lunch pairing that is priced reasonably. The pastas and pizzas are delicious. The steak piadine is a favorite of my teenagers. Try the garlic rolls-a "splurge on carbs" but worth the calories:) The tiramisu is mouth-watering light and yummy.

Thank Travel-lady03
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is another restaurant that fills up quickly at meal times. Arrive early or late. I always order pizza and or a salad and have never been disappointed. The pizzas are think crust and the salads are fresh and dressings excellent. Servers are attentive and check often. It's cozy inside but on warm days I try to eat outside --... More 

Thank bmac1260
Walnut Creek, California
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was clean and had a great atmosphere. All though a chilly evening they were well prepared with outdoor heaters that kept the patio amply warm. Restaurant was busy inside and out but we still got a table fairly quickly. We ordered a pesto chicken pizza and it came pretty quickly. It was made with fresh ingredients and tasty.... More 

Thank ukbear
West Jordan, Utah
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155 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I ordered poorly here, getting the Steak Piadine. The Piadine was good, but hard to eat and was too much lettuce. I was with a large group of people however, and everyone loved their dishes. I sampled the Fettucini off my daughters plate, the Chicken Parmesagne from my boys plate, and the lasagna from a buddys plate. All of those... More 

Thank Chad S
San Francisco, California
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255 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food and wine here were exceptional! Great place in the area for affordable food that's amazing. I'm looking forward to going back, especially on 1/2 off bottles night :)

Thank amylfed
Sacramento, California
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Came to Tomatina for a Friday business lunch. They have some outdoor seating but we were too hungry to wait for that. They kitchen is open to all the tables which makes the place feel cozy. The staff was very friendly and easily dealt with our special orders. The lunch specials were a nice size and came quickly. I really... More 

Thank Sue2000
Windsor, California
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116 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I ordered one of their specialty items: a Piadine. Mine was a caesar. Basically a very thin wood-fired crust with caesar salad on top.Really delicious. I added anchovies which were ok but not the very best. The wine was expensive. Been here before and will go again because of the food and sneak in my own wine maybe.

Thank burrata
Winchester, Virginia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing! Affordable, fresh and very tasty. Service was fast, staff was friendly and is located in a very cute part of town. The decor is very sleek and romantic. The bruchetta is unlike any I've ever had with notes of sweetness from the freshly roasted tomato to the natural saltiness of the fresh mozzarella. I had... More 

Thank Amanda M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Went to this restaurant as me and my sisters were craving for Italian food (Pasta). It was a decent meal for a decent price, I love their Strawberry Lemonade. Their Shrimp Risotto was okay, not great but not bad. Could use a lil more salt and sauce, the one they served me was a bit on the dry side. Overall... More 

Thank bravobenny08

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1325 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-930-9999
Tomatina takes a modern approach to traditional Italian recipes. While our pasta with made-from-scratch sauces and homemade pizza are customer favorites, Tomatina has become known for our signature piadines - fresh, hot flat-bread topped with cool salads, ready to fold and eat. Each month, our menu features seasonal specials in addition to our extensive menu with gluten-free, vegetarian and kid-friendly options. Come by during the week and try our dinner specials: Monday - All desserts are $3 Tuesday - Enjoy half off any bottle of wine on our list Wednesday - Draft and bottled beer, and glasses of Primitivo and Pinot Grigio wines are $3 Thursday - Kids eat free! Select one entree from kid's menu per paid adult

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?