Curly fries topped with black bean chili, Jack and Cheddar cheeses, sour cream and chopped green onions.
Served with our house made creamy blue cheese dressing. Buffalo Style - tossed with hot sauce. Asian Style - tossed in our homemade Asian sauce and sprinkled with sesame, seeds, cilantro, and green onions.
Jumbo Mozzarella Sticks
We dip large sticks of mozzarella cheese in our own special batter and fry them until crisp. Served with freshly made marinara sauce. A house specialty!
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
A creamy mixture of fresh spinach, chopped artichoke hearts, Cheddar, Jack and Parmesean cheese with a hint of garlic. Served in a sourdough breaad bowl with freshly made tortilla chips.
Ultimate Garlic Bread
A sourdough round of garlic bread filled with a whole head of roasted garlic.
Loaded Potato Skins
Filled with cheese, green onions and bacon. Served with sour cream.
Crisp and delicious.
Crisp corn tortillas topped with beans, Jack and Cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole, tomatoes, green onions and black olives.
Grilled Chicken Quesadillas
Garnished with guacamole and sour cream. Chicken blackened upon request.
Mac and Cheese
Penne pasta tossed with our own house made creamy cheese sauce and sprinkled with a crunchy topping. Make it Bacon - Add our thick sliced hickory smoked honey cured bacon.
Junior Citizen Menu
(Under 10 only please), Includes your choice of milk, soft drink, or hot chocolate.
Hamburger with a choice of side
Grilled Cheese Sandwich with a choice of side
Chicken Strips with a choice of side
Spaghetti and Stuffed Meat Ball
Pepperoni Pizza with a choice of side
Macaroni and Cheese with Garlic Toast
Buttercup Signature Burgers
Our signature beef burgers are a full half pound of USDA Choice Angus Beef, cooked medium well and served on a grill French Kaiser bun. Served with your choice of curly fries, French fries or potato salad. Substitute an Udi's gluten free bun for $1.99.
Hickory Cheddar Burger
Our charbroiled half pound patty smothered in our original homemade BBQ sauce and topped with our hickory smoked bacon and cheddar cheese.
Mushroom Onion Burger
A hearty helping of fresh sauteed mushrooms piled on top of our signature burger with grilled onions and melted jack cheese.
Old Fashioned Burger
This juicy patty is topped with crisp lettuce, fresh tomatoes, red onions and our original thousand island dressing. Can't beat a classic.
Topped with crisp lettuce, fresh tomatoes, red onions, avocado, melted jack cheese and our original thousand island dressing.
All American Patty Melt
A thick charbroiled patty served on grilled rye bread piled with grilled onions and melted cheddar cheese.
Black and Blue Burger
Our signature patty dipped in cajun spices and topped with fresh onion straws, our homemade blue cheese butter, crisp lettuce, and fresh tomatoes.
Harvest Turkey Burger
A turkey patty topped with a yummy combination of cranberry sauce, cream cheese, and crisp lettuce. Served on a whole wheat bun.
Served on a whole wheat bun with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion and a side of fresh fruit.
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili Lite
A cup of black bean chili topped with feta cheese and pico de gallo. Served with brown rice, mixed green salad and fat free honey mustard dressing.
Lemon Pepper Salmon
Fresh salmon seasoned with lemon pepper seasoning and topped with fresh grilled lemons. Served with brown rice and steamed vegetables.
Barbecued Chicken Breast
Grilled and topped with our own house made barbecue sauce. Served with brown rice and fresh steamed vegetables.
ButtercuP Signature Baked Potato Soup
A creamy soup made from scratch and filled with chunks of baked potatoes, bacon, green onions, sour cream, and cheese. Topped with more shredded cheese and green onions. Comfort in a bowl.
Soup of the Day
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
House made and topped with melted jack and cheddar cheese, sour cream and pico de gallo. Served with cornbread OR in a sourdough bread bowl.
Soup and Salad Combo
Select a bowl of soup and house salad.
The Classic Iceberg Wedge
A wedge of iceberg lettuce topped with blue cheese dressing, extra blue cheese crumbles, chopped bacon, tomatoes, green onion, and parsley.
Romaine lettuce tossed with creamy Caesar dressing, garlic, fresh Parmesan cheese and croutons. With grilled chicken. With sauteed shrimp in garlic butter, hard boiled eggs, black olives. With blackened salmon.
Fried Chicken Salad
Mixed greens topped with chicken tenders, blue cheese crumbles, sliced egg, caramelized walnuts, and cornbread croutons.
Chinese Chicken Salad
Mixed greens topped with rice sticks, chicken breast, green onions, roasted cashews, mandarin oranges, cilantro and toasted sesame seeds. Served with honey oriental dressing.
BBQ Chicken Tortilla Salad
Iceberg lettuce, chicken, corn, black beans, tomatoes, red onions, avocado, cilantro, BBQ sauce and tortilla strips. Served with ranch dressing.
Grilled Chicken Tostada
A large flour tortilla shell filled with beans, shredded lettuce, jack and cheddar cheeses, topped with grilled chicken and garnished with guacamole, sour cream, diced tomatoes and green onions.
Mediterreanean Greek Salad
Mixed greens topped with Feta cheese, grilled eggplant, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, bell peppers, black olives, roasted garlic cloves and oregano.
Mixed greens topped with our own albacore tuna salad, shredded Jack and Cheddar cheeses, avocado, tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions.
Turkey, ham, tomatoes and avocados with chopped bacon, crumbled blue cheese, red onion rings and chopped eggs.
Thai Steak Salad
Mixed greens tossed with rice noodles and topped with shredded carrots, green onions, mandarin oranges, peanuts, cilantro and spicy teriyaki steak. Served with honey oriental dressing.
Hot New York style pastrami on rye, served with coleslaw, potato salad and kosher pickle.
Bavarian style kraut, Swiss cheese, thousand island dressing with a choice of corned beef or smoked turkey on rye. Served with coleslaw, potato salad and kosher pickle.
USDA choice sirloin steak on a sourdough loaf with spring mix, tomatoes and topped with onion rings. Served with French fries.
Thinly sliced and grilled rib eye with sautéed onions, peppers and mushrooms, topped with melted Swiss cheese, served on a grilled sourdough loaf with French fries.
Smoked Turkey Supreme
Sliced turkey, avocado, Cheddar cheese and tomatoes on a grilled sourdough loaf with Thousand Island dressing. Served with curly fries.
Sliced avocado and melted jack cheese on grilled sourdough bread with tomatoes, organic spring mix, and pesto mayonnaise. Served with fresh fruit.
B.L.T. & G.
An updated B.L.T. with bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and guacamole on toasted sourdough bread with mayonnaise. Served with curly fries.
Our own albacore tuna salad, avocado, lettuce, tomato and Cheddar cheese served on a whole grain bun. Served with fries.
Albacore tuna salad, American cheese and tomatoes on grilled sourdough. Served with fries.
Grilled eggplant, fresh spinach, red onion, tomatoes, cucumbers, Jack cheese and avocado on a sourdough roll, with pesto mayonnaise. Served with spinach salad.
A toasted trio of sourdough bread with lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, smoked turkey, ham, Jack cheese and mayonnaise. Served with fries.
Monterey Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast topped with melted Jack cheese, avocados and tomatoes, on a sourdough bun, with pesto mayonnaise. Served with curly fries.
Crispy Buffalo Fried Chicken Sandwich
A fried chicken breast, topped with hot sauce, ranch dressing, lettuce and tomatoes, served on a French roll. Served with curly fries.
A full half a pound of slowly roasted prime rib sliced thin and piled high. Served on a French roll with au jus and French fries. Our homemade creamed horseradish on request.
Old Fashioned Diner Favorites
Buttercup Classic Breakfast
Two large farm fresh California eggs and four pieces of our thick hickory smoked, honey cured bacon. Substitute three pieces of link sausage for bacon at no extra charge. To substitute bacon or link sausage for one of the following add $1.00: Canadian Bacon, Cure 81 Ham, Cajun Sausage, Linguica or Italian Sausage.
Chicken Apple Sausage and Eggs
Two of Aidell's plump smoked Chicken and Apple Sausages grilled to order served with two farm fresh California eggs.
Corned Beef Hash and Eggs
Homemade and fresh. Our premium corned beef brisket cooked in house, mixed with potatoes and onions. The best in the East Bay.
Biscuit with House-made Honey Butter
Buttercup's real southern style buttermilk biscuits are made from scratch, the old fashioned way. Hand rolled and baked to perfection.
Our own creation we call "The Cinnascuit." Our house made biscuit dipped in cinnamon sugar, baked and topped with a decadent cream cheese frosting. Addictive!
Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
Two of our home-style buttermilk biscuits smothered in our homemade country gravy.
Served open faced with fried chicken strips, two fried eggs, homemade sausage gravy and cheddar cheese served with choice of potato.
Canadian Bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, biscuit. Enough said. Served with fresh fruit and your choice of potato.
Served with your choice of hash browns or O'Brien Potatoes and choice of bread.
Bacon, sausage, onions and scrambled eggs, topped with tomatoes, green onions, Jack & Cheddar cheese. Served over O'Brien potatoes.
Fresh ground beef blended with scrambled eggs, green onions, mushrooms, fresh spinach and our special seasoning. Served over O'Brien potatoes.
Linguica, Italian, Cajun and link sausages mixed with onion, tomato and scrambled eggs. Served over O'Brien potatoes, topped with Jack & Cheddar cheeses.
Red and green bell peppers, red onions, green chiles, black beans, and tortilla strings scrambled with eggs. Topped with ranchero sauce, Jack and Cheddar cheeses, pico de gallo and cilantro. Texas forever.
Sweet Like You
This extra thick waffle is prepared from a rich, malted batter which contains eggs and butter, made fresh to your order. Make it a combo with two eggs and your choice of bacon or link sausage. Add your choice of bananas and caramelized walnuts, house-made blueberry sauce, or strawberries (when in season).
Three of our fluffy buttermilk pancakes served with whipped butter and warm syrup. Make it a combo with two eggs and your choice of bacon or link sausage. Add your choice of bananas and caramelized walnuts, house-made blueberry sauce, or strawberries (when in season).
Six half slices, prepared with thick Texas toast, dipped in our own special batter of eggs, cinnamon, sugar and vanilla, topped with powdered sugar. Make it a combo with two eggs and your choice of bacon or link sausage. Add your choice of bananas and caramelized walnuts, house-made blueberry sauce, or strawberries (when in season).
Cinnascuit French Toast
Our signature homemade Cinnascuits, sliced and drenched in our French toast batter, then grilled to a golden brown. Sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and served with blueberry sauce. Make it a combo with two eggs and your choice of bacon or link sausage.
Buttermilk Streusel Coffee Cake
Hand crafted from scratch and baked in house, this Buttercup specialty is topped with brown sugar, cinnamon and walnut streusel. Served warm with whipped butter.
A blend of avocado, mushrooms, tomatoes, bacon, sour cream and Jack & Cheddar cheese. Our most popular omelette.
With fresh spinach leaves, bacon, shredded Jack & Cheddar cheese and topped with hollandaise sauce.
Filled with fresh garden vegetables and Jack & Cheddar cheese.
Chili and Cheese Omelette
Filled with black bean chili and topped with shredded cheese, tomatoes, green onions and sour cream. Served with salsa.
Ham, Jack & Cheddar cheese, bell pepper and onion. 49er's #1 pick!
Filled with Jack & Cheddar cheese, green chiles and fresh tomatoes, topped with homemade Spanish sauce. This omelette has nothing to do with Spain but it's good.
A tasty combination of fresh spinach, green onions, linguica sausage, fresh tomatoes and Swiss cheese.
Cajun Sausage Omelette
Jack & Cheddar cheese and cajun sausage. Served with Spanish sauce on request.
Spicy Mexican beef sausage, tomatoes, onions, Jack & Cheddar cheese and green chiles.
Daniel B. Omelette
A delectable combination of avocado, mushrooms, cream cheese, Jack & Cheddar cheese, artichoke hearts and bell pepper. Unbelievable!
Sausage and Spinach Omelette
Plump link sausages, fresh spinach, tomatoes and Swiss cheese.
Kitchen Sink Omelette
Stuffed with Cure 81 ham, bacon, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, and Swiss cheese. Everything but the kitchen sink.
Feta Cheese and Vegetable Omelette
Filled with fresh spinach, chopped tomatoes, artichoke hearts, Jack, Cheddar and Feta cheese.
Chicken and Apple Sausage Omelette
Stuffed with Aidell's chicken apple sausage, mushrooms, spinach, Jack cheese and topped with fresh sliced avocado.
Create your own Omelette
We welcome you to create your own omelette.
Buttercup Signature Benedicts
Classic Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs and Canadian bacon on an English muffin, topped with fresh hollandaise sauce. Fit for a king. Truly a brunch classic.
Chorizo, tomatoes, and O'Brien potatoes on an English muffin topped with poached eggs, holladaise sauce and a sprinkle of spicy seasonings.
Linguica, fresh sautéed spinach and tomatoes on an English muffin topped with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.
Cajun sausage with grilled onions, red and green bell peppers, on an English muffin topped with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.
Fresh grilled spinach, grilled tomatoes and avocado on an English muffin topped with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.
Buttercup House Classics
Pork Chops and Eggs
Two large center cut pork chops, perfectly grilled. Served with two eggs and a choice of bread.
T-bone Steak and Eggs
A big USDA Choice T-Bone steak with two large California farm fresh eggs. Served with choice of bread.
Huevos Rancheros (Breakfast in Mexico)
Corn tortillas, beans, two eggs cooked over medium, fresh made ranchero sauce, cheese, diced tomatoes, chives, sour cream and guacamole. Served with freshly made salsa on the side. Olé!
A large flour tortilla filled with scrambled eggs, ham, Jack and Cheddar cheese, bell peppers, onions and topped with ranchero sauce, sour cream and guacamole.
Bangers and Eggs
A British staple. Large and tender spiced sausages that are known to bang open when cooked at high temperatures. Served with two eggs any style and choice of bread.
Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs
Country style chicken fried steak served with two large California farm fresh eggs and lots of fresh made country gravy and choice of bread.
Mixed Grill Sausage and Eggs
A trio of sausages include linguica, Cajun and Italian. Served with two large California farm fresh eggs any style, and choice of bread.
A cup of oatmeal with sliced bananas and raisins. (Served until 11 A.M.)
Egg White Scramble
Egg whites scrambled with fresh spinach, mushrooms, red and green bell peppers and red onion served with salsa and fresh fruit.
Turkey Patty and Eggs
Scrambled egg whites with a savory turkey patty served with fresh fruit.
Junior Citizen Menu
(Under 10 only please), Includes your choice of milk, soft drink, or hot chocolate.
2 Pancakes, 2 Sausage Links or 2 Strips of Bacon and 1 Egg
2 Sausage Links or 2 Strips of Bacon, 1 Egg and Choice of Potatoes
French Toast, 2 Sausage Links or 2 Strips of Bacon, and 1 Egg
Cereal, Fresh Fruit, and Toast
Fresh Fruit Cup
Tender calf's liver, grilled to perfection, topped with sauteed onions and bacon strips. Served with real garlic mashed potatoes, fresh vegetables and cinnamon apple sauce.
Roast Turkey Dinner
Slow roasted turkey, topped with gravy. Served with stuffing, real garlic mashed potatoes, fresh vegetables, and cranberry sauce.
Center cut pork chops, served with real garlic mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, and cinnamon applesauce.
House made with 100% fresh Angus beef, sliced thick and topped with a sweet and tangy tomato glaze. Served with real garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables.
Chicken and rock shrimp sauteed with onions and bell peppers in our special Cajun sauce. Served on a bed of rice. Spicy!
Strips of marinated chicken stir fried with fresh mushrooms, celery, red onions, bell pepper and cashews. Served with rice.
Juicy half chicken pieces deep fried to a golden brown. Served with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables.
Grilled chicken breast topped with mushrooms, garlic and champagne sauce. Served with rice and fresh vegetables.
A chicken breast, coated in seasoned breading, sauteed and topped with marinara sauce and Jack cheese. Served with linguine, simmered in a creamy marinara sauce.
Chicken with Garlic and Artichokes
A boneless breast of chicken sauteed with garlic, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, black olives, and herbs in a sherry wine sauce. Served with rice and fresh vegetables.
A boneless breast of chicken sauteed with fresh mushrooms and capers in a lemon wine sauce. Served with rice and fresh vegetables.
A boneless breast of chicken topped with a mushroom Marsala sauce. Served with real garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables.
David and Debbie Shahvar opened their first restaurant in Walnut Creek, California in 1988. David had extensive restaurant management experience but was tired of working for large corporations. Debbie had also worked in restaurants since she was 15, but was a stay at home mom raising their two sons Jonathan and Benjamin. At the time David worked for an upscale dinner house. They had a hard time finding a restaurant that offered fresh food, yet was casual enough to bring their children. They dreamed of owning a family style restaurant where they could get fresh home made food at an affordable price.