NorthShore Trail Guide Listings

Dine, Drink & Smoke


3700 San Pablo Ave #2, Hercules: Sharetea is a quality boba shop that uses real tea and ingredients imported from Taiwan. Featuring a full selection of bubble tea flavors

Lucia Craft Sandwich

611 2nd Ave, Crockett: Daily 9a-5p. 510.722-3018

Wanda’s Restaurant

601 2nd Avenue, Crockett: Farmhouse country style. Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner & Lunch! Fried Chicken, Meatball, Neopolitan Pizza. Daily 8a-8p; HH 5p-6p. 510.722.3198

Famiglia Italian Restaurant

812 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: Traditional Italian cuisine and brick oven pizzas.Su-Th 11a-9p; F-Sa 11a-10p. 510.283.5971

Mazatlan Taqueria & Grill

844 Willow Ave #A11, Hercules: Daily 10:30a-8p. 510.799-3391

El Sol Restaurant & Catering

224 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Serving up a variety of Mexican comfort dishes including tamales, rellenos, enchiladas, fish and prawn plates, burritos, tacos & daily specials. Try their Mondo Special, Diablo enchilada burrito sauce, and tiger prawn salad! Beer, wine & sangria. M-Sa 10:30a-8p. 510.799.7070. Also at 101 Park Pl, Pt. Richmond. 510.260.0163

Peach & Pastry Your Family Bakery

2352 San Pablo Ave Suite A, Pinole: T-Sa 8a-6p; Su 9a-2p 310.753.6856

Won Thai Cuisine

844 Willow Ave #A1, Hercules 510.799.6800

Pho Craze

1502 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole: W-M 11a-8p 510.779.1133

Starbread Bakery

13501 San Pablo Ave, San Pablo 510.233.2300

The Bull Valley Roadhouse

14 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa: Farm Fresh American fare. Artisanal cocktails. Try the Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken! Th 5p-9p; F 5p-10p; Sa 4p-10p; Su 10:30a-2:30p brunch 4p-9p dinner; W 5p-10p Dram Shop bar service only. 510.787.1135

Zaiqa Indian & Pakistani Cuisine

848 Willow Ave, Hercules: Delicious dining/banquet room/ takeout. Modern interpretation of classic dishes. Fresh ingredients. Vegetarian options. Clay Oven Bread, Seafood, Tandoori & Curries. Su-Th 11a-9p, F/Sa 11:00a-10p. 510.313.0697

China House

1971 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: Mandarin & Szechuan Cuisine. Classic lunch and dinner favorites. M-F 11:30a-9:30p. 510.741.8788

Taqueria San Juan

13501 San Pablo Ave., #C, San Pablo: Mexican Grill. Burritos, Tortas, Tostadas, Tacos, Salads, Gorditas, Quesadilla, and more. Breakfast served all day. Featuring Molcajetes. Su-Th 9a-9p; F&Sa 9a-10p. 510.965.9745

Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt

3700 San Pablo Ave #4, Hercules: Array of flavors to meet the demands of any taste buds, including Gluten & Dairy Free, Vegan, Halal Certified & No Added Sugar. Soy-based options. M-Th 6a-8p; F 6a-9p; Sa 8a-9p; Su 8a-8p. 510.741-0608

Lumpia N Desserts

13993 San Pablo Ave, San Pablo: Filipino Cuisine. Handmade Lumpia, Pork Sisig, desserts. All day Silogs! W-Su 10a-8p. 510.255.7680

The Dead Fish

20050 San Pablo Ave, Crockett: Dungeness crab, prime rib, pastas, and skillets. Great outdoor seating! Bar and private room available. Try one of their specialty cocktails in the bar looking out at the water. Lighted outdoor patio. Daily 12 noon-8:30p. 510.787.3323

Ristorante Due Rose

1596 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole: Fresh baked bread, pastas and desserts. Su-Th 11:30a-9p; F-Sa 11:30a-10p. 510.223.5620

Pear Street Bistro

2395 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: California Cuisine restaurant and lounge. Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Brunch with endless Mimosas! Featuring Lomo Saltado & Bistro Burger; Hand crafted cocktails from spirits personally hand selected from all over the world. Ask the mixologist for details! Check out Pear Street on KQED?s Check Please! M-W 11a-10p; Th 11a-11p; F/Sa 11a-12a; Lounge HH daily 3-7p (excludes holidays). 510.741.8875


632 San Pablo Ave #E, Pinole 510.964.0478

Happy Sashimi

2718 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole 510.758.8881

Powder Keg Pub

2132 Railroad Ave, Hercules: Comfort pub food served by friendly staff in a small, relaxed environment. $1 oysters Monday and Thursday nights; Prime Rib Tuesdays; Great salads and sandwiches. Vegetarian options. Daily Drink specials and Sunday Brunch menu. Outdoor patio seating. Su 10a-4p; M-Sa noon-7p. 510.724-7300

Fire Wings

1424 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole: Variety of classic, dry rub & fusion flavors. Wings, Chicken Sandwiches & Strips. Su-Th 11a-10p; F-Su 11a-11p. 510-630-1144

Chang Thai Cuisine

2229 Dover Ave, San Pablo: Try their Papaya Salad, Spring Rolls or Thai Boat Noodle Soup. Daily 11a-9p 510.235.9999

Chris’ Kitchen Soul Food

1260 Rumrill Blvd, San Pablo: Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Known for their Shrimp & Grits and Gravy Smothered Chicken. Don?t forget the Garlic Fries! Tu-Su 7:30a-4:30p. 510.235.9117

Sugar Toof by Sunflower Bakery

1500 Sycamore Ave, #B3, Hercules: Cakes, cupcakes, cookies, tarts, Filipino & Italian treats, breads. Try their Caramel Cake and Cupcakes! Tu-F 8a-5p; Sa 9a-6:30p; Su 10a-4p. 510.669.5609

Ricky’s Corner

18 Parker Ave, Rodeo: Family owned & operated Italian & Traditional American. Try their customer favorite fried chicken. Adjoining full bar. Casual & friendly. W-Sa 5p-9p; Su 4p-9p. 510.799.5222/bar 510.799.3311

Sweet Cravings Etc.

1581 Sycamore Ave, Suite 7, Hercules: Filipino-Fusion Bakery/ Dessert Shop. M-F 10a-6p; Sa 9a-5p. 510.313.0867

Naan Stop Kabob

1511 Sycamore Ave #K, Hercules: Gyro and wraps, salads and Falafel, Tandoori, charcoal grilled Kabobs, combo plates, breads, and Bakhlava. A father and son team serving up a legacy of homemade recipes in the Bay Area for 20 years. Using only the highest quality, zabiha Halal-certified meats. Vegan options. Tu-Su 11a-8:30p. 510.948.8260

Warrior New York Pizza

687 Parker Ave, Rodeo: NY Style Pizza, pasta, fresh salads and more. Try the Calzones. Dough and sauce made fresh from scratch every day! T-Th 11a-9p; F 11a-10p; Sa/Su 12noon-9p 510.369.0696

El Palenque Grill

1439 23rd St, San Pablo 510.374.6570

Thai Spice

2701 Pinole Valley Rd #B, Pinole 510.669.9108

Sue’s Place

2265 Pear St, Pinole: Comfort Food with a twist. Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner. Try the Steak Salad or Brisket Sliders. Sa-W 7:30a-2:30p Th/F 7:30a-8p. 510.779.1921

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

1358 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole: Frozen yogurt, freshly-made waffle cones, toppings (including bursting boba and mochi). Real ingredients & healthy options. Pro-biotics. rBST free. Dole Pineapple Floats, Froyo Cakes, edible arrangements, beverages. Fun kids play area w/chalkboard, fireplace, outdoor seating. “We make you smile.” Daily 12noon-9p 510.223.7696

The Red Onion

2870 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole: Kick back & enjoy a burger or breakfast in this Best of the Bay awarded restaurant. 10% discount when you mention the Trail Guide (excludes specials)! Family & dog friendly. M-F 9a-10p; Sa/Su 8:30a-10p. 510.758.9462

Sukies Country Kitchen

2400 El Portal Dr, San Pablo 510.233.5856

Happy Ramen & Sushi

1907 San Pablo Ave, Pinole 510.255.3888

Sabor Latino 17

2511 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: Traditional Mexican Cuisine. Tasty Tacos, Burritos, Tortas, Guaraches & Sopas. Platos Mexicanos with a variety of meats & seafood including Barbacoa. Breakfast & Espresso. Daily 10a-7p. 510.283.5647


2554 Appian Way, Pinole 510.222.3663

Cafe Tapioca

1581 Sycamore Ave #9, Hercules: Wonderful breakfast & lunch sandwiches (get one on a croissant or bagel!), fresh donuts and pastries daily, coffee, boba drinks, juices, and much more. Fans rave about the warm welcome from the owners and staff! Daily 7a-7p. 510.799.4154

Rockin’ Crawfish

2300 El Portal Dr, San Pablo 510.230.4874

Four Fools Winery

13 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Wine bar & tastings overlooking the beautiful San Pablo Bay. Stunning sunsets! Bring a picnic! Event venue w/full kitchen & band stand. Fri. 3p- 8p & Sa-Su 1p-6p. Call ahead for Food Truck schedule. 510.978-9705

Jumping Spoon

1375 Sycamore Ave, Hercules: Korean Cuisine. M&W-Sa 11a-8p; Su 12noon-8p. 510.417.2603

Leila by the Bay

1991 Railroad Ave, Hercules: Healthy, fresh (homemade from scratch) California cuisine, from Blackened Salmon to Shitake Mushroom Risotto, you?ll wish you could order everything! Full bar, draft beers, artisanal cocktails & wine menu. Bottomless Mimosa all day F-Su. Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Outdoor dining patio with romantic SF Bay view. M-F 11:30a-2:30p; HH 3:30p-5:30p; 4:30p-9p; Sa & Su 9-2:30; HH 4p-5:30p; 4p-9p. 510.741.5580

Genki House Sushi

1581 Sycamore Ave #8, Hercules 510.245.1581

Cabalen Filipino Cuisine

1572 Sycamore Ave #F, Hercules. Filipino Cuisine. Weekend breakfast. They keep it fresh with great discounts an hour before closing. M-F 9:30-5; Sa&Su 8a-4p. 510.799.6783

Happy Wok

677 Parker Ave, Rodeo: Mandarin cuisine. A local favorite. M-F 11a-2:30p & 4:30p-8:30p; Sa 12-2:30 & 4:30-8. 510.799.1448

The New Deli

624 San Pablo Ave, Pinole 510.724.5335


2434 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: Bubble Teas, Milk Teas, Smoothies, Shakes, Boba Latte, Teas, Mochi & Chicken Waffle Cones, Fried Chicken & Wings & lots more! Daily 11:30a-8p. 510.964.7825

Growlers DogHaus

2432 San Pablo Ave, Pinole 510.724.4550

Kinder’s Meats, Deli, BBQ

3600 San Pablo Ave #1, Hercules 510.724.2332

Claws & Craws

848 Willow Ave #A, Hercules: From Crab to Crawfish to Clams, they?ve got your seafood! Great appetizer menu including Cajun Fries; Soups & Salads & Kids Menu. M-F 3p-9:30p; Sa 1p-9:30p. 510.245.0888

Na Gu Na

2400 San Pablo Ave, Pinole: Korean BBQ. Bento Boxes, Korean Fried Chicken. Yukgaejang is a favorite. Outdoor seating. Th-Sa & M-Tu 11:30a-9p Su 11:30a-8p. 510-283-5678

D’s Giant Burger

358 Parker Ave, Rodeo: Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner in a friendly, laid-back family oriented 50’s diner-themed restaurant for over 40 years. Featuring Super Omelettes & Western Cheeseburger. Beer, wine, mimosas. Preserved as a historic building w/Elvis & Crow painting on the exterior. Private event space for 35. Outdoor dining available. M-Sa 8a-7p. 510.799.0800

Goodfellas Lounge

610 San Pablo Ave #A, Pinole: Sports Bar & Lounge. Karaoke, DJ, Pool Table & Industry Night. Full bar and individual pizzas served. Coffee & Dessert. M-F 11a-2a; Sa&Su 9a-2a. W Karaoke; Th & F DJ. 510.724.3335

Koi Sushi

13501 San Pablo Ave #H, San Pablo: Daily 11a-3p; 4:30p-9p 510.374.6733

La Strada

2215 Church Ln, San Pablo: North Beach vibe; Italian comfort food. Classic cocktails. Featuring 10 California wines. Great service. Large patio dining space w/heaters. Try the Ciopino or Veal Marsala. M-F 11:30-9p. 510.237.9047

Mely’s Cafe

13501 San Pablo Ave #B, San Pablo: American/Italian restaurant with casual friendly atmosphere. Try their Benedicts and Seafood Pasta. T-Su 9a-1:30p; 3:30p-9p. 510.609.8212

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Flowers Fresco

628 2nd Ave #204, Crockett: Floral arrangements, fresh bouquets, and locally grown houseplants. A wide selection of botanical goods and live plants. Personalized service for special occasions. Th-Su 12 noon-5p. 510.505.2600

Four Fools Winery

13 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Wine bar & tastings overlooking the beautiful San Pablo Bay. Stunning sunsets! Bring a picnic! Event venue w/full kitchen & band stand. Fri. 3p- 8p & Sa-Su 1p-6p. Call ahead for Food Truck schedule. 510.978-9705

Crockett Fiber Arts Studio

1322 Pomona St, Crockett: Classes in all things fiber arts, knitting, spinning, yarn, crochet, weaving, felting. 1-on-1 instruction by arrangement. Friendly & relaxed atmosphere. Th-Su 11a-5p. 510.455.9028

Lety’s Flowers

1500 Sycamore Ave #B11, Hercules 510.964.4681

Theatre of Dreams

11 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa. Assortment of whimsical, handcrafted decor items, wares & gifts. F-Su 11a-5p. 510.787.2164

Baron’s Boardwalk

5 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa. 510.331.7291

Funky Frog

1314 Pomona St, Crockett: Handmade Gifts including jewelry, baby gifts, crochet, t-shirts; carrying Crockett Souvenirs, Pepper Jelly, helium balloons. Th-Sa 12noon-6p; Su 1p-5p. 707.479.2427

Dynamite Pets

2162 Railroad Ave, Hercules: Pet Grooming, Pet Treats & Toys. T/W & F/Sa 11a-5p. 510.283.6788

Bella Galleria Di Valona

Find treasures at reasonable prices at this Art & Collectibles Gallery. Highlighting regional artists & craftspeople with an eclectic collection. Award winning paintings. Jewelry. Art Classes. Friendly, helpful teaching style. W-Sa 11a-4p. 510.787-9834

Port Costa Mercantile

17 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa: Hats, antiques, soda fountain & treasures waiting to be found. F & Sa 11a-9p; Su 11a-5p. 510.691.8038

Compulsive Peddler

2 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa. 510.965.5941

The Trend Area

2352 San Pablo Ave, Suite B, Pinole. T-shirts, vintage collection, print on demand custom printing, consignment shop. Tu-Sa 12noon-5p. 510.275.9412

Holm Patches & Hats

513 1st St, Rodeo 510-799-4656

Stay & Play

Pinole Community Players

601Tennent Ave, Pinole

Woodfield Park & Tennis Courts

1991 Lupine Rd, Hercules. 510.799.8291

John & Jean Knox Performing Arts Center

2600 Mission Bell Drive, San Pablo. Where drama happens on stage at Contra Costa College. Instructors are part of the professional theatre world. Performances throughout the year. 510.215.4136.

Refugio Valley Park

1515 Refugio Valley Rd, Hercules. Playground, tennis courts.

Carquinez Model Railroad Society

645 Loring Ave, Crockett. 510.787.6703

Pinole Dog Park

1263 Adobe Rd, Pinole

Alexander Park

Rolph Ave & Pomona St, Crockett

Crockett Historical Museum

900 Loring Ave, Crockett. 510.787.2178

Carquinez Toy Train Museum

645B Loring Ave, Crockett. 925.228.7233

AMF Bowling Alley

1580 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole. 510.724.9130

Shoreline Park

1000 Tug Boat Ln, Hercules: Playground along the Bay Trail.

Smiley Moon Yoga and Healing Arts

13 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Yoga classes for all levels taught in the Viniyoga tradition with focus on connecting the breath and movement. Individual lessons also available. Appropriate environment for all levels. Friendly, inclusive, respectful, go at your own pace. Registered Yoga Alliance instructor w/500 hr certification. Sa 10a-11:15a; private sessions as scheduled. Individual Reiki and Esoteric Healing sessions. 951.236.4321

Duck Pond Park

997 Sycamore Ave, Hercules

Pinole Art Center Gallery

1360 Fitzgeral Dr, Pinole: Pinole Artisans provides an exciting forum to promote the arts, bring the art community together, and host exhibits, talks & classes related to the arts. A welcoming, peaceful space features dynamic new shows by emerging & established local artists every 2 months. Variety of fine art, jewelry & crafts attracts a worldwide audience. W-Su 12noon-4p. 510.724.2008

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

2525 San Pablo Dam Rd, San Pablo: Free Wifi, prkg, bus & fitness centers, sauna, service animals allowed. Refrigerator/ microwave. Comp. Continental Breakfast. Jacuzzi Suites. 8 min drive to Berkeley Marina & 1 min to SP Lytton Casino. 510.965.1900

Alvarado Adobe Museum & Blume House Museum

13831 San Pablo Ave, San Pablo 510.255.7488

Lone Tree Lodge

13 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Private deck & bath, lovely, comfy room & continental breakfast. Bottle of wine on arrival. Shared kitchen, bbq, gas grill & fire pit. Gorgeous sunsets and Bay views. Easy access to Napa & SF. Adjacent to Four Fools Winery. Warm welcome from hosts. 2 night minimum stay; weekly or monthly stay available; long term stay negotiable. 510.978.9705

Epperson Gallery

1400 Pomona St, Crockett: Ceramic Arts Gallery showcasing exhibits of the works of well-known Bay Area and Northern California sculptors and potters. A big bright environment to enjoy the ceramic art of the region. Gallery also hosts workshops and events. Fun, friendly, educational. Founded in 1996. Located in historic downtown Crockett and home to 7 artist studios. F-Su 11a-5p. 510.787.2925

Refugio Valley Tennis Courts

1324 Refugio Valley Rd, Hercules

Frog Pad Park

1000 Willit St, Hercules: Children?s playground; strolling path.

Hercules Dog Park

190 Turquoise Dr, Hercules

Bay Front Park

1 Tennent Ave, Pinole

Foxboro Park & Tennis Courts

1025 Canterberry, Hercules

San Pablo Lytton Casino

13255 San Pablo Ave, San Pablo: Open 24/7. 510.215.7888

Franklin Canyon Golf Course

Hwy 4, Hercules: 18 Hole par 72 facility with a full size driving range & stocked pro shop. Canyon Grill and Tap House w/12 beers on tap. Event venue. 510.799.6191

Four Fools Winery

13 Pacific Ave, Rodeo: Wine bar & tastings overlooking the beautiful San Pablo Bay. Stunning sunsets! Bring a picnic! Event venue w/full kitchen & band stand. Fri. 3p- 8p & Sa-Su 1p-6p. Call ahead for Food Truck schedule. 510.978-9705

Pinole Valley Park

1270 Adobe Rd, Pinole: Wooded creekside park featuring sports fields, a skateboarding area, a dog park & a playground.

Fernandez Park

595 Tennent Ave, Pinole

Lefty Gomez Park

470 Parker Ave, Rodeo

Goodfellas Lounge

610 San Pablo Ave #A, Pinole: Sports Bar & Lounge. Karaoke, DJ, Pool Table & Industry Night. Full bar and individual pizzas served. Coffee & Dessert. M-F 11a-2a; Sa&Su 9a-2a. W Karaoke; Th & F DJ. 510.724.3335

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