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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Cheese Shop
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“Cheeseboard Pizza is worth a visit, it's the highest (or most) rated pizza place in the US on Yelp. They make one pizza a day, vegetarian only, and the long line goes quickly. Check to make sure they are open first, they aren't open all day or every day.”
  • 207 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“ This is the famous Alice Waters, fancy, farm-to-table restaurant. If you're a foodie, you might need to check it off your list. ”
  • 199 locals recommend
Burmese Restaurant
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“Local favorite Burmese food with sister restaurant B-Star to catch overflow of diners. Selections like tea salad, catfish soup , many others unique tastes.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Wonderful Italian food. This isn't just pizza, it's a gorgeous atmosphere and the menu changes daily according to what's fresh at the farmer's market.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“Mexican and Cuban mash up. Love it for quick food. Good for families and groups. ”
  • 84 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Delicious thin crust pizza with other great options. You can either have dinner in the front, or hang out at the bar in the back. I believe they're also open for brunch. ”
  • 136 locals recommend
Bakery
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“More than a bakery—there friend chicken cabbage sandwich is legend. If you're lucky you'll get a free cookie while you wait in line. All Ages. Breakfast-lunch spot.”
  • 130 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The neighborhood’s favorite bakery! Tons of savory and sweet options, including vegetarian and gluten free Famous for gourmet pizza and the toppings change daily ”
  • 135 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Brewery beer garden with many beer selections & great flatbread pizza /bites”
  • 90 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Beer, food, and a mix of couches and chairs for seating. Check out the programming!”
  • 118 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Deep dish pizza that’ll make any pizza lover smile. Their spinach and sausage is a fave.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Mac & Cheese Restaurant
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“Amazing mac n cheese joint with different flavors for everyone to enjoy. A personal favorite is the garden pesto mac! ”
  • 92 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great restaurant, tapas style small food plates and meeting place with friends. Bar and music scene on weekends”
  • 87 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Popular, small and intimate jazz venue -- great viewing in most seats. Also wonderful Japanese food -- if you have a dinner reservation, you get an advantage for better seats. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Fentons Creamery and Restaurant is an Oakland landmark, serving the Bay Area community amazing ice cream for over 105 years. It's known as the original birthplace of the Rocky Road and made a recent appearance in PIxar's "Up". Our personal favorite is the Mocha Almond Fudge. If you're sitting down, try the Black & Tan Sundae. And if you're really brave, check out the Fenton's Challenge! ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Taco Tuesdays. Beautiful deck for happy hour or Sunday brunch. Drinks are pricey. Food is decent. Beautiful views. Gondola Rides (inquire about times/prices)”
  • 94 locals recommend