If you're a first time visitor to Oakland, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Oakland.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Oakland.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"Its a bit far to walk but Linden Street Brewery and The Dock at Linden Street are faves, across from where I worked at Lonely Planet Publications Inc." See More
"Chez Panisse(First Restaurant Farm to Table in the US – Fancy Dinner), Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen(Southern), Comal(Mexican – Great Patio), Kirala(Japanese), Taste of Himalaya (Indian, Nepalese), Burma Superstar(Burmese)." See More
"For lunch, my favorite spots are: Bakesale Betty, Gordo Taqueria, Tangerine Food Bar and Homeroom." See More
"Oakland, just next door, has some good spots: À Côté and Pizzaiolo." See More
"If beer is more your thing, then I'd suggest City Beer Store, Monk's Kettle or in the east bay Beer Revolution and The Dock at Linden Street." See More
"Zachary's Chicago Pizza is to freakin die for!" See More
"Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Yerba Buena Gardens, Civic Center, Yoshi's Oakland, Golden Gate Bridge, Mission District, Ocean Beach" See More
"Commis would be a great meal to have both fantastic bread as well as pastries." See More
"Pizza Rustica - It seems umbrella drinks are making a comeback and what better place to have a Mai Tai than at the original spot of Trader Vic's Tiki Hut." See More
"Downtown, check out The Trappist (great beer selection), Cafe Van Kleef, Make Westing, Room 389, and Flora Restaurant & Bar (great food and drinks)." See More
"Some good breakfast places around it include Lynn & Lu's Escapade Cafe, Kitchen 388, Grand Lake Kitchen and Grand Tavern." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Oakland locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Oakland.
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