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Karen K Apr 19, 2007 07:27 AM

I'll be in Walnut Creek for a few days and am looking for Asian restaurants worth going to. Others have talked about Tin's Tea House, primarily for dim sum. Is it worth going there for dinner, and/or are there other decent places? Not interested in driving very far and am looking for places with some vegetarian options. Spicey is okay but am not into greasy.

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    Wendy_san Apr 19, 2007 07:51 AM

    I'd say that Tin's Tea House is the most authentic Chinese food to be had in Walnut Creek, but I do think it's better for dim sum than for dinner. I like Zheng Long, which has a very nice atmosphere (Chinese antiques, full bar, some garden-type seating), and a high-end "California-Chinese" menu, which is definitely light tasting and not greasy.

    Zheng Long
    1448 S Main St
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (925) 930-8088

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      Ian F Apr 19, 2007 08:57 AM

      I agree on Zheng Long, but I would not rule out Tin's Tea House either. I have had excellent dinners at both.

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