Where to Eat in Downtown Concord during Comfort Food Week
Concord Comfort Food Week -- January 15-31, 2021
Downtown Concord and charming, historic Todo Santos Plaza are perennial foodie favorites with a variety of fun and unique dining spots. Check out some of these downtown favorites participating in Concord Comfort Food Week:
Lima brings a true taste of Peru to Concord, by offering a unique gastronomic experience. Every dish on the menu has been created by the award-winning Peruvian Chef and restaurateur John Marquez and his team and is prepared fresh daily with quality ingredients. Take advantage of Comfort Food Week for a delicious, intimate and unforgettable dining experience!
Comfort Food Item: Braised Pork Adobo: Slow simmered pork shoulder in aji panca, Peruvian rice, canary beans, served with a mint salsa criolla
Canasta Kitchen uses the same special ingredient so many Latina moms and abuelitas use - “amor,” love. It's made with a love for the culture, and with a deep appreciation for the cuisine. After the Canasta Kitchen’s food truck’s tremendous popularity, owners Ivan Tellez and Carlos Rivas decided to open a restaurant.
Now they are serving up delicious flautas, empanadas, tacos and more all to take home and enjoy. Take comfort in the fact that this comfort food is made with love and fresh ingredients. Try their specials during #CCFW2021!
Feeling like a burger? We can’t think of a better place than a stop by Burger IM for a delicious, mouthwatering gourmet meal! Their menu consists of mini burgers that are slightly bigger than sliders! They also have 10 different types of patties including lamb and veggies options, so no matter your diet you can take comfort in the ultimate flavorful burgers.
Cinnaholic is the original, gourmet cinnamon roll bakery. With over 20 unique frosting flavors and a variety of fresh and decadent toppings, they’re not your typical cinnamon roll dessert shop! These sweet rolls might not be guilt free, but they are dairy free.
These award-winning, handcrafted cinnamon rolls, brownies, edible cookie dough, and baked cookies are all plant based and gluten free. Whether you are looking for breakfast or dessert this is comfort food for any occasion.
Enjoy CREAM’s perfectly Handcrafted and Warm Ice Cream Sandwich made with your choice of a fresh baked goodie, any ice cream, and any topping! This East Bay original started in Berkeley, California before coming to Concord with their premium ice cream and warm, gooey goodies. From shakes too ice cream sandwiches-- their specialty is comfort for the occasion.
La Fritanguera are driven to bring the first Nicaraguan food experience to the East Bay. Sorry, No Burritos! La Fritanguera offers traditional vibrant and mouthwatering combination plates. Their well balanced dishes include a blend of sweet, tangy and savory flavors that will cater to their diverse communities.
With specialty drinks and a new culture of cuisine, this comfort food will have you coming back for seconds.
Craving a different kind of comfort? Falafel Flame hits all the spots. From wraps to platters-- if you love gyro or go crazy for falafel this is the spot. If you’re feeding a family of just looking for new flavors, this is a new and delicious addition to the downtown area. With halal certifications dn traditional recipes, this brand new hidden gem won’t stay hidden for long.
Luna Restaurant serves fresh, flavorful Italian dishes prepared from the finest of ingredients sourced as local as possible. They use only the finest cuts of beef and chicken and their fish is always fresh, never frozen! They make everything by hand every day: from their delicious soups and flavorful sauces to the salad dressings and desserts!
Skipolini's Pizza is a place like no other! They have been making pizza for over 45 years! Their restaurant has inside and outside dining which provides for a unique family atmosphere. Though they have always been known for their friendly service and award winning food, their greatest claim to fame has been "Prego Pizza", the pizza that induces labor in expecting mothers!!
The Lettuce Inn is committed to providing healthy options for all dietary needs: paleo, vegetarian, vegan, raw-vegan, low-histamine, gluten, nut or dairy free diets and everything between! Stop on by and try their delicious salads, sandwich wraps, soups and even pies. This restaurant’s claim to fame is that their food is so delicious, you won’t even realize it’s healthy.