A number of new restaurants will soon be opening across the Tri-Valley. Keep your eyes out for these up and coming spots:
The Amazing Wok Chinese Cuisine opened in October at 9000 Crow Canyon Road in Danville. The restaurant takes over the space formerly occupied by Brandy Ho’s Hunan Food.
Clementine’s, “Where the bayou meets the Bay” has signed a lease on the former Marie Callender’s space on San Ramon Valley Boulevard and Bollinger Canyon. The restaurant will be a New Orleans style cuisine. The owner operator is not new the business, he owns four Country Waffle restaurants in the area. Look for an opening date in late February 2012 once a complete interior remodel is complete.
Karma Fusion Lounge in Dublin’s Grafton Station will now be hosting a full service restaurant. Karma will continue to operate on during their current hours catering to lounge & club type vibe, while Unir Restaurant and bar will operate as a full service restaurant. Expect and eclectic upscale menu for Unir and the opening is scheduled for early November. The operator of Unir also owns and operates a restaurant in Sonora.
Vito’s Express, a pizza restaurant, also located in Grafton Station will be opening before Thanksgiving.
The new Safeway center on Bernal Avenue called Pleasanton Gateway, has had much leasing success. New restaurants in the center include: Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, The Habit Burger Grill, and Panda Express. Safeway will be open within the month. Look for the restaurants and surrounding retail to be open early 2012.
Double Barrel Wine Bar will soon be open at 2086 First Street in Livermore. Double Barrel has taken over the former First Street Alehouse space. After a complete renovation the new wine bar will play host to Spanish style small plates and local, regional, and global wines.
The long awaited El Sacromonte Restaurant and Bar, is opening this month at 2062 First Street. The menu will feature upscale Mexican/ Spanish fusion cuisine. This is the first restaurant for the ownership in the U.S., they own a few restaurants in Mexico, including a popular restaurant in Guadalajara by the same name and same concept.