20 Best American Restaurants In Oakland, CA

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Wood Tavern is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 6317 College Avenue. This restaurant serves midnight moon, the woody, crispy pork belly, huckleberry shrub, fresh fettuccine pasta, jim's manhattan, and grilled eggplant & tomato jam sandwich. They also serve seared day boat scallops, guatamayan, pan roasted maple leaf duck breast, whiskey chicken liver pâté, brillat savarin,...
6317 College Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94618
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1
257 votes
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Commis is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 3859 Piedmont Avenue. This restaurant serves carrots, radishes, sea lettuce, sea scallops, pumpkin, white sturgeon caviar, and buckwheat. They also serve pickled cherries, pears, ginger, jereusalem artichokes, marjoram, wild flower honey, and smoked trout roe. They are open every day except Monday and Tuesday. Commis is an Oakland...
3859 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611
Rank
2
129 votes
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Southie is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 6311 College Avenue. This restaurant serves side o' lamb meatballs, coconut panna cotta, trumer pils or o.b.c. mad adder ipa, butter lettuce salad, truffled bacon & poached egg salad, drunken mussels, and cherry tomato crostini. They also...
6311 College Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94618
Rank
3
79 votes
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0.0
Mua is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 2442 Webster Street. This restaurant serves lamon drop, summer fruit crisp, cosmopolitan, margarita, fried chicken, affogato, and guacamole and chips. They also serve quinoa arugula salad, blt, fried calamari, mussels and fries, "mac n cheese"...
2442 Webster Street, Oakland, CA, 94612
Rank
4
299 votes
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0.0
Chop Bar is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 247 4th Street. This restaurant serves roasted almonds with pimenton & garlic, artisan cheeses, house marinated olives, pork confit red flint polenta, crispy fried lamb brains, red flint polenta, and jo jos potatoes & chimichurri sauce....
247 4th Street, Oakland, CA, 94607
Rank
5
246 votes
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Homeroom is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 400 40th Street. This restaurant serves broccoli, mac + peas, vegan mac, minty buttery peas, gilroy, kalamata olives, and homemade oreos. They also serve spicy sampler platter, feta cheese, soyrizo, the junior, goat cheese, banana crème pie, and caramel brownie sundae. They are open every day except Monday. Hi! We’re Erin and Allison,...
400 40th Street, Oakland, CA, 94609
Rank
6
470 votes
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0.0
Flora Restaurant & Bar is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 1900 Telegraph Avenue. This restaurant serves caramel pudding, tariquet xo, ancient forest, tempura fried acorn squash, roasted delicata squash, house-stretched mozzarella, and pork porterhouse. They also serve shrimp & biscuits, bouillabaisse, manoir de montreuil, cost-iron-baked frittata, hojicha, french press, and...
1900 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94612
Rank
7
214 votes
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0.0
Haven is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 44 Webster Street. They are open every day of the week. Executive Chef Matt Brimer, a Southern California native had intentions to attend culinary school. However, he quickly surmised culinary school would be financially unrealistic at the...
44 Webster Street, Oakland, CA, 94607
Rank
8
114 votes
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0.0
Portal Restaurant is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 1611 2nd Avenue. They are open every day except Monday. Includes white cheddar, lettuce, grilled onion, and a pickle served with fries or salad 15 Add bacon 3 Add Avocado 3 Fried Egg 2 Garbage Bread (Meat or Veggie). Grilled...
1611 2nd Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94606
Rank
9
83 votes
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0.0
Rio California is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 1233 Preservation Park Way. They are open every day except Saturday and Sunday. (all the above and all below included) If purchased separate - fresh fruit (minimum of 15 people) $3.75 p.p. Add Juice $3.50 p.p. Grilled chicken breast...
1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA, 94612
Rank
10
45 votes
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0.0
Hopscotch is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 1915 San Pablo Avenue. They are open every day of the week. We serve American regional classics influenced by Japanese flavors and techniques. Our menu is always seasonal, always sustainably sourced and changes often. Chef Kyle's menu is complimented by a full bar and robust cocktail program run by GM and co-owner Jenny Schwarz....
1915 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94612
Rank
11
118 votes
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0.0
Grand Tavern is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 3601 Grand Avenue. This restaurant serves the, bread + butter, pickled veg, steak frites, olives, the little kabul burger, and farmer's market scramble. They also serve jalapeno mac & cheese, shoestring fries, brunch burger, black bean & corn chili, fish & chips, one grilled chicken sausage, and mixed board. They are open every day...
3601 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94610
Rank
12
95 votes
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0.0
Oakland Grill is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 301 Franklin Street. This restaurant serves french fries, one pancake or french toast, colorado, half pound charbroiled burger, eggs blackstone, house potatoes with sour cream, and new york scramble. They also serve crab cake benedict, kids breakfast, bacon blue cheeseburger, two pancake or french toast, joe's special, california...
301 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA, 94607
Rank
13
85 votes
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0.0
Cato's Ale House is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 3891 Piedmont Avenue. They are open every day of the week. Cato's uses only the freshest ingredients and makes an effort to source local produce and meat whenever possible. Our food is made fresh right away for each customer. We make our own smoked meats right here in the restaurant. All our sandwiches are served on Semifreddi's...
3891 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611
Rank
14
79 votes
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0.0
Grand Lake Kitchen is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 576 Grand Ave. They are open every day except Tuesday. "Grand Lake Kitchen’s matzo ball soup might be the most delicious I’ve ever tasted -- A solid contender for the title of best chicken soup in town, period." - L.T. , Best Matzo Ball Soup, Best Of the East Bay 2016, East Bay Express. "Grads of Park Tavern and Delfina are...
576 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA, 94610
Rank
15
61 votes
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0.0
Bocanova is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 55 Webster Street. This restaurant serves crispy pigtail, empanadas (short rib or vegetable), rock cod cevich, zoe's dry cured bacon, ahi tuna ceviche, crispy polenta, and housemade ice cream or sorbet by the scoop. They also serve fried egg sandwich, fried pig tail, vegetable empanadas, jicama wedges and olives, grilled flat iron,...
55 Webster Street, Oakland, CA, 94607
Rank
16
220 votes
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0.0
Everett & Jones Barbeque is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 126 Broadway. This restaurant serves beef brisket dinner, rib dinner, beef link dinner, chicken dinner, and slab of ribs. They are open every day of the week. Greg Johnson and Vince Staten, in their valuable 1988 guide to the nation’s best barbeque joints and sauces, titled Real Barbecue, declare that Everett and Jones...
126 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94607
Rank
17
208 votes
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0.0
Luka's Taproom & Lounge is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 2221 Broadway. This restaurant serves peach & blackberry clafouti, mini beignets, heirloom grits, lentil & ham hock soup, seafood louie salad, clam chowder, and west grand plateau (served on ice). They also serve bloomsdale spinach, lukas belgian-style fries, assorted cheese plate, winter squash tagine, pumpkin pot de...
2221 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94612
Rank
18
260 votes
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0.0
Camino is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 3917 Grand Avenue. This restaurant serves stoneground oats, grapefruit juice, wood oven-baked local oysters, potatoes roasted in duck fat, orange juice, grilled pork and herb sausages, and butter lettuce salad. They also serve roast pork loin, basket of grilled bread, grilled local squid, tunisian orange cake, duck soup, poached eggs, and...
3917 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94610
Rank
19
148 votes
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0.0
Cafe 15 is a restaurant located in Oakland, California at 597 15th Street. They are open every day except Saturday and Sunday. At Cafe 15, we believe in eating what is good when it's good. Our daily specials change depending on what is in season. Everything is made fresh to order when you order it so our food tastes the best it can possibly be. And we at Cafe 15 make everything from scratch,...
597 15th Street, Oakland, CA, 94612
Rank
20
50 votes
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0.0