Best Bites / LUNCH
If you want to kick back and relax, Danville
Brewing is your spot. The restaurant boasts
exceptional pub food paired with award-
winning beers like 925 Blonde and Oatmeal
Raisin Cookie (which lives up to its name).
THE TRI-VALLEY’S LARGE VARIETY OF LUNCHTIME SPOTS WILL HAVE
YOU HUNGERING FOR THE SECOND DINING OPPORTUNITY OF THE DAY.
TAKE IT EASY
With its homey menu and refined decor, Tri Valley Bistro on Pleasanton’s
Main Street is the perfect spot to unwind. Indulge in a glass of wine as you
sample the delicious New American cuisine.
For a taste of something different, visit The Banana Garden in Dublin.
The flavorful Malaysian menu—rooted in mainstay ingredients such as
coconut and shrimp paste—includes boldly spiced items like belachan string
beans and tender chicken satay, while the saltwater aquarium and painted
palm trees create a soothing tropical ambience.
Like to pair your food with wine—and enjoy it with good friends? Pairings
Cellars in Pleasanton is a contemporary wine bar with Italian American
food and the appealing motto of “sip, savor, social.” The menu includes
plenty of shareable plates as well as assorted cheese and charcuterie flights,
making this a great choice for a delicious and convivial lunch.
For a culinary adventure south of the border,
look no further than Livermore’s family-
owned Posada. A contemporary take on
Southwestern food, Posada is the perfect
lunchtime stop before a day of wine tasting.
Opened in 1997, Blue Agave Club was the
first restaurant in Pleasanton to showcase
Mexican cuisine. More than 20 years later, the
popular spot is well known for its 100 percent
blue agave tequila margaritas as well as its
enchanting outdoor dining experience.
For authentic Southeast Asian cuisine, Pleasanton’s
Experience Burma has you covered.
Dining family style is recommended—and the
best way to sample multiple dishes—so grab
some friends and dig into the pumpkin pork
stew or lemongrass tofu. In Livermore, Uncle
Yu’s at the Vineyard’s remarkable wine list is
spotlighted by the multicourse tasting menu,
which pairs Szechuan staples and vino.
If you prefer Italian cuisine, try Livermore’s
popular Campo di Bocce. Cap your meal with
a round of bocce on one of the restaurant’s
eight world-class courts.
Since opening in July 2016, Danville Harvest
has garnered a lot of buzz—and deservedly
so. Embracing the farm-to-table concept, the
eatery gives a Southern twang to casual Bay
Danville’s Locanda Ravello embraces the
Amalfi Coast with bright dishware, cheerful
patterns, and hearty pizzas and pastas.
Superior service makes it even easier to relax
and savor the luxurious Italian cuisine.
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