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Best things to do in Lafayette

Reservoir
“The Lafayette Reservoir is an open-cut man-made terminal water storage reservoir owned and operated by the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). Completed in 1933, it was intended solely as a standby water supply for EBMUD customers.[a] EBMUD opened the reservoir for public recreation in 1966.[3] It is located off of California State Route 24 and a mile from the Lafayette BART station, in Contra Costa County, California, United States. This all-year, day-use area is ideal for hiking, jogging, fishing, boating and picnicking. The reservoir is on the Lafayette-Orinda border.”
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Restaurant
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““Favorites on the menu are warm brussels salad, slow roasted chicken and the brown derby.””
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Italian Restaurant
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“If you love Italian and romance, this cosy, upscale restaurant is perfect for a relaxing evening and intimate conversation.”
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Bus Station
“30 minute ride to the first San Francisco stop, Embarcadero, where you can access famous sights like Fisherman's Wharf or Pier 39 to see Alcatraz (make sure to buy tickets in advance online). Stop at Powell street station to ride the trolley. Montgomerey station to visit the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art About a 1-hour ride to the San Francisco International Airport ”
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Meal Delivery
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“Great food, great relaxed setting. easy walk, especially on a summer night, sit outside!”
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Grocery or Supermarket
“High end , local grocery store. It has better meat and fish than Whole Foods. It has prepared food too. It has a great wine selection. ”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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“Very close to the Lafayette BART station if you need to pick up groceries upon your return. This Safeway is a bit larger with a great selection than the Safeway on Tice Valley Rd.”
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Park
“The walk is around a peaceful reservoir. The water is clean and a fun place to be. There are usually people with their dogs making the walk around the trail. There are paddleboat rentals and picnic areas.”
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Restaurant
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“Tucked away next to an SAT prep center and The Soccer Post, this little place has terrific, interesting, and unusual food.”
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Pizza Place
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“It is not the usual pizza place. It's great caesar salad's and gourmet pizza. If you venture onto Mt. Diablo in Lafayette there are lots of places to eat to choose from. ”
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“Awesome burgers, salads and fries. I'm gluten free and they have really amazing buns for their grass-fed burgers. Sharing your fries with your sweetie is romantic but I admit, they are so good it's hard to share!”
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Pizza Place
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“Great pizza, including gluten free options. Salads are good. Staff is friendly. In downtown Lafayette. ”
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French Restaurant
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“A fun, place to grab a bite to eat or hang out at the bar for a couple of drinks.”
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Automotive Shop
“This is an old theater with several celebrities memorabilia. There is a grand piano once owned by Vincent Price and Sometimes you will find a Delorean or Herbie the Love Bug Car inside. There are even ipads to showcase actors upstairs! Check it out on Facebook "Save the Rheem Theater"”
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Cafe
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“I walk to it when I am feeling energetic, usually I drive. It's 3 MINUTE car ride. ”
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Bar
“One of the oldest buildings in Lafayette - dates back to the Pony Express days. Turned into a local dive bar with fun atmosphere, music and pool.”
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