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Food scene in Oakland

Cheese Shop
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“Excellent vegetarian pizza. Check their website to find out what pizza they are serving today. Their cheese counter and bakery are also excellent places to pick up ingredients for dinner.”
205 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“This place is where California cuisine all started. Eat downstairs or upstairs, and you won't be disappointed. ”
200 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
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.”
148 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Go-to for breakfast baked goods and vegetarian pizza (they have one kind each day, they're always good and available whole or by the slice). ”
133 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
Indie Cinema
“Beer, food, and a mix of couches and chairs for seating. Check out the programming!”
118 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Saturday morning farmer's market by the lake, one of the mainstays of the area.”
134 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Fab outdoor beer garden in the heart of downtown Oakland. A bit loud, and food is just ok, but sweet sweet space.”
89 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! ”
91 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.”
85 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. ”
78 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“Mexican and Cuban mash up. Love it for quick food. Good for families and groups. ”
85 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