Every Bay Area Restaurant Week in 2018
Restaurant week is growing… In fact it’s now “California Restaurant Month” with cities all over the state trying to get people out and dining during a traditionally slow month of January.
Here’s all of the Bay Area’s restaurant weeks for 2018; most are in January and a few are spread out throughout the rest of the year to give your waistband time to get back to normal.
San Francisco Restaurant Week
January 22-31, 2018
During SF Restaurant Week, restaurants thoughtfully create prix-fixe menus that highlight their bestknown dishes, or feature a new menu item they are testing, or just showcase a sample of the food they love to cook. Many menus feature a discount or special offer.
- $15 Lunches – Starbelly (Castro), ICHI Sushi (Bernal Heighs), Oola (SoMa), Matador (Nob Hill) and more…
- $25 Lunches – Absinthe (Hayes Valley), Cafe Claude (FiDi), Farmer Brown (Tenderloin), Il Fornaio (FiDi), One Market (FiDi), Spruce (Presidio Heights), Waterbar (Embarcadero) and more.
Oakland Restaurant Week
January 11-21, 2018
For 10 days, top Oakland restaurants will offer special prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at $10, $20, $30, $40, and $50 price points – that’s two weekends of awesome deals to feed your inner foodie.
Restaurants include The Star, Burma Superstar, Chop Bar, Luka’s Taproom, Tambo, Nido, Langomore, The Forge, A16, Flora, Contrasto, Hog’s Apothecary and more.
Berkeley Restaurant Week
January 18-28, 2018
Discover prix fixe menus at 30 leading Berkeley restaurants during Berkeley Restaurant Week happening from January 18-28, 2018. Participating restaurants are offering lunch and/or dinner menus at special values of $20 per person for lunch, and $25 or $35 per person for dinner.
SanJoseEats Restaurant Week
January 15-28, 2018
The largest city in Northern California goes big for its 14-day #SanJoseEats. Access to the ocean, fertile farmland, and some of the sharpest minds in the country make the urban heart of Silicon Valley a culinary adventurer’s dream. For two weeks, try a variety of dishes (think anything from Vietnamese-inspired pizza to a perfectly crafted club sandwich) at special prices. Restaurants include The Counter, District San Jose, Spencer’s and more. View the full list.
Napa Valley Restaurant Week
January 21-28, 2018
Napa Valley Restaurant Week allows locals and visitors to dine and delight throughout the valley and experience our legendary food and wine culture January 21-28, 2018. Through multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20) and dinner ($36 or $46), guests can try out the latest culinary hot-spots or revisit old favorites all week long.
Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week
January 20-27, 2018
Downtown celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15-20% discount at participating eateries.
Concord Comfort Food Week
January 19-28, 2018
New for 2018 – The 1st Annual Concord Comfort Food Week finds your comfort meal in our diverse Concord restaurant scene. Each participating restaurant will provide a featured menu item reflecting comfort with our culinary diversity. No tickets necessary – just ask for the Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week menu to get started on comfort eating.
Alameda Restaurant Week
January 12-21, 2018
Alameda Restaurant Week is a nine-day event celebrating the culinary delights this island city offers. From January 12 through 21, local foodies can enjoy special menus from 21 participating restaurants with menus starting at $28
Other Bay Area Restaurant Weeks
Vacaville Restaurant Week
January 12–21, 2018 – Vacaville has long been lauded for its popular food scene. It all started in 1921 with a fruit stand called Nut Tree, which hosted the likes of Queen Elizabeth II, Bing Crosby, and Ronald Reagan. This year, during Vacaville Restaurant Week, the honored guest can be you. Enjoy exclusive menus and special pricing at one of the city’s many diverse dining options.
Suisun Restaurant Week
January 12–21, 2018 – Whether you are craving French, Italian, Thai, Mexican, or American cuisine, you will find some of the best independently owned establishments of Solano County in the Suisin’s Waterfront District during Suisun Restaurant Week. Follow your meal with a stroll along the marina, enjoying views of palm trees, boats, and the City Harbor Lighthouse in the distance.
Calistoga Restaurant Week
January 21–28, 2018 – If sipping a crisp wine in a hot tub sounds like your idea of winter fun, use Calistoga Restaurant Week as an excuse to visit the city filled with mineral springs, vineyards, and plenty of great food. Participating restaurants will offer a week of specially priced prix fixe lunch and dinner menus. Don’t miss out on the Calistoga Harvest Table. This local tradition features food and drink from local eateries and vineyards, all served on 1,000 feet of communal tables.
Sonoma County Restaurant Week
March 5-11, 2018 – Sonoma County chefs prepare unique, prix-fixe menus only available during Restaurant Week 2018. Two-course Lunch: $10/$15. Three-course Dinner: $19/$29/$39
Walnut Creek Restaurant Week
April 2018 – Exact date and details coming soon
April 2018 – Exact date and details coming soon
Santa Cruz Restaurant Week
October 2018 – Exact date and details coming soon
Other Northern California Restaurant Weeks
Dine Downtown Sacramento
January 12–21, 2018 – This 10-day celebration serves up a capital deal: Foodies can choose from more than 30 of Sacramento’s best restaurants all offering a three-course dinner special for only $35. With one dollar from each Dine Downtown meal donated to social services and food literacy programs in the Sacramento community, you can fuel your soul as you fill your belly.
Stockton Restaurant Week
January 19–28, 2018 – Stockton Restaurant Week offers nine days of unique fixed-price specialty menus—and with more than 25 restaurants to choose from, food lovers and families should bring their appetites. Try anything from persimmon-stuffed French toast at the three-course brunch at Ave on the Mile to a four-course dinner featuring items like Puerto Rican stew and stuffed plantains ($30 per person) at Thai Me Up.
Mendocino Crab, Beer & Wine Festival
January 19–28, 2018 – Mendocino may be known for its stunning coastline, but the real treasures lie beneath the surface of the sea. During the Annual Crab, Wine & Beer Festival, you can wash down the ocean’s bounty with a glass or two of the good stuff. Enjoy family-style cioppino feasts, crab boils, winemaker dinners, wine and crab pairings, beer tastings, and the popular Crab Cake Cook-Off & Wine Competition—special lodging rates encourage vacationers to join in the fun.
Eating & Drinking
Submitted by Becca Bandit