Giants fan favorite MoMo’s strikes out in Walnut Creek

Perhaps an Oakland A's-themed restaurant would be a better fit for this East Bay site?

  • The entrance to MoMo’s Walnut Creek restaurant is photographed in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Friday, March 24, 2017. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • Melanie Cox, of Walnut Creek, serves a cocktail at MoMo’s Walnut Creek restaurant in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Friday, March 24, 2017. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • The dining room at MoMo’s Walnut Creek restaurant is photographed in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Friday, March 24, 2017. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • Adrian Ramos prepares a raw oysters plate in “The Raw Bar” at MoMo’s Walnut Creek restaurant in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Friday, March 24, 2017. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • The privet “Redwood Room” at MoMo’s Walnut Creek restaurant is photographed in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Friday, March 24, 2017. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

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MoMo’s restaurant, the East Bay offshoot of a San Francisco Giants fan favorite, has struck out in Walnut Creek.

Employees of the Golden Bear Restaurant Group on Monday confirmed the closing.

It’s the second shutdown of a Giants-themed restaurant at this 1444 N. California Blvd. site. McCovey’s — with all of its baseball memorabilia — had been in business here for 11 years.

Perhaps an Oakland A’s motif would be a better bet at this site?

Entrepreneurs Peter and Janet Osborne of the Golden Bear group opened this 235-seat MoMo’s American Bar & Grill in early 2017, almost 20 years after launching the original in San Francisco in 1998 near what was to become today’s Oracle Park.

That restaurant remains open at 760 Second St., as do the group’s other San Francisco properties, including the Mission Rock Resort, Pete’s Tavern and Pedro’s Cantina.

The Walnut Creek MoMo’s no longer appears on the restaurant group’s website, but no reason was given for the East Bay shutdown.

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