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Trader Vic's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Hawaiian
9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
+1 510-653-3400
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab rangoon” (6 reviews)
“pupu” (4 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
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American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good option for a business dinner. Complimentary valet parking was a nice perk to start the evening as the location was tucked away behind a hotel/office centre. When you go, ask for Janice as she has a complete run down of the menu and was...More

Thank Zak-Wade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I️ really like this place! Special occasion or not the service is great and the food is delicious. I️ love the themed drinks and the wood oven stove . I️ came in with a group of 10 and we were switched to a private room...More

Thank Jujuana W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The server assured us that our order did not include Bell Pepper (BP) to which we are deathly allergic. When the meal arrived, the server denied that the dish included BP even after we picked out the BP for her to see. The manager suggested...More

1  Thank Lu3ma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for kicks, thinking it was just an authentic, old school, but cheesy tiki bar. The menu looked one part mid-century faux Asian (not sure how fried wontons filled with cream cheese got named “Crab Rangoon”), one part stilted, wannabe Californian. But we were...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Wasn’t impressed! Wasn’t able to order dinner if you’re sat at the bar area which was a little odd but whatever! Service was terrible, sat for over 20 minutes before someone came to ask us if we were ready to order then it took another...More

Thank JayDee921
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Had to stop in for Happy Hour. Great Bar with cool Polynesian Props. Extensive Drink list and Appetizer list. I went classic with a Mai Tai to drink and Pu Pu Platter Appetizer. Friendly staff and great San Francisco Bay Views.

Thank albebuc
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My wife and I went to Trader Vic's for lunch during a recent trip to California. Because we had a late breakfast, we ate light, splitting a salad (and a Mai Tai). The salad was great, the Mai Tai (our first) was great, the scenery...More

Thank Neal S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

by the water also walking distance from Sheraton that we stayed at love coming here for a drink and meeting people of all race and food is also delicious! we would love to visit this place again someday when we come down.

Thank OreliaP77
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Beautiful views and the food is great. This is our favorite place to celebrate important occasions. Their fish dishes are excellent, especially the sea bass that is prepared Chinese style.

Thank dihawaii
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The decor at Trader Vic's is definitely very South Pacific and fun. Some of our orders were excellent, while a few things were quite ordinary. The staff is very attentive and the water views are wonderful. Unique place to go to at least once for...More

Thank Karen and Paul P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 45
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Anchor Dr, Emeryville, CA 94608-1510
    (Powell Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Emeryville
  • Phone Number: +1 510-653-3400
Since its opening in 1972 overlooking the San Francisco Bay and Emeryville Marina, Trader Vic's has been hailed as one of the best restaurants in the Bay Area. Created by restaurant visionary Vic "The Trader" Bergeron, the tropical interior, exotic cocktails, and international menu have become world-famous with locations across the globe.
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