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1521 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4606
+1 925-287-8118
11:00 - 21:30
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Clayton, California
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I had dinner here with a friend and it was delicious! We had crab and cream chees puffs, Spring Rolls, lemon Chicken and Walnut Prawns. The Walnut Prawns were some of the best I have ever eaten! Everything was great and beautifully presented.. The staff was attentive and very helpful. I highly recommend Oi-C Bowl!!

Thank Patricia R
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Comfortable restaurant in downtown Walnut Creek, attentive service. The vegetable dish and black bean fish is great, orange chicken not so much, chicken was dry & the waiter assured us the chicken was not coated and fried, but it was.

Thank djdulac
Walnut Creek, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We've been going to Oi-C Bowl since Linda and Michael had the little place across the street with lines out the door. The food is always good, and it's fun to sit outside in the summer and do some people watching while we eat. Linda and her staff take good care of their customers and have helped us celebrate several... More 

Thank JackieGRealtor
Walnut Creek, California
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Good food, reasonable prices. They have a front patio in addition to inside seating. Great for lunch - I always walk from work, not great parking. Meters Ifo on street, small open metered lot around the corner, underground parking about a block away. Linda (may be owner) is always there during lunch, friendly and always has a smile. They seem... More 

Thank Jo D
San Fancisco Bay Region
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a gem of a restaurant. But it is important to keep its genre in mind. It is Chinese with a predilection of spicy dishes. The selections are mostly Americanized, so true devotees of Chinese meals may be disappointed. But having said all that, the dishes are great, tasty, fresh,enjoyable and plentiful. I have not had Hot and Sour... More 

Thank soaringemu
Oakland, California, United States
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Large selection of dishes at lunch. Bento lunches appear to be a good deal. Food fresh but Cantonese style so a bit bland, but soy sauce can fix this. Miso ramen is tasty and a very large portion. One of few places to offer dim sum in Walnut Creek. There is a charge for tea, which is unusual for a... More 

Thank Jean Y
Walnut Creek
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I had lunch here recently. They have a "typical" lunch plate menu, bento boxes and dim sum. My lunch included a bowl of soup and a nice assortment of dim sum. It was a bit light for a hearty appetite, but perfectly suited for my tastes. My husband and I dine here regularly for dinner and never leave disappointed.

Thank 1occasional_traveler
Fairview Heights, Illinois
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Oi-C Bowl is located in the heart of downtown Walnut Creek but there is ample parking on the street and in garages. The decor is very nice with Chinese artifacts on the walls. There is a full service bar. The food is really good. My wife and I had the dinner got two which included two entrees with rice, appetizers(egg... More 

Thank Chaser1948
Walnut Creek, California
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172 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The small crowded space that Oi-C Bowl originally occupied was energetic and busy with very good food. The move to a much larger venue across the street changed the ambiance, more like fine dining (and better most people would say). The food is still terrific, the service is very good and we have visited several times with groups and with... More 

Thank John H
Lafayette, California
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

the food here is very good. they know chinese food like no other the spices are excellent they have a huge vareity to choose from and everything we ever got was very good

Thank Rivka G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1521 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4606
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-287-8118

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