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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Theme Park
“A magical theme park, a special place. Grownups must have a kid to get in. ”
  • 79 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
Breakfast Spot
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“Intimate and casual with a small outdoor seating are in the front. Try the chilaquiles and french toast.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great brunch, lunch and drinks! Don't forget to check out the outdoor backyard patio!”
  • 74 locals recommend
Ethiopian Restaurant
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“Best Ethiopian food ever! Friendly service, walking distance and on the way to the lake!”
  • 46 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Yummy drinks and good food on Lake Merrit. If you drive, the trick is to park in the lot under the freeway (across from the Grand Lake Theater) and walk up one block ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Coach is a former Japanese baseball coach. Sushi is decent but not life changing but you cannot beat the drinks.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“If you have a taste for cajun seafood, then you can't lose at Rockin Crawfish! The menu offers a variety of options, from jambalaya and shrimp to crawdads, clams and oysters, to gumbo, buffalo wings, chili cheese fries and more. Satisfy that hankering for New Orleans fair right here in Oakland near the Lake!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“Best burritos and tacos in Oakland! Open late, cash only. I try to call ahead and pickup so I don’t have to wait around, no seating area. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
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“Jong Ga House has been serving up authentic Korean food for 15 years. There's always a full house, so be sure to plan ahead if you want to grab dinner after 8 pm. Every meal starts with 15 small dishes of cold appetizers. Try the spicy tofu soup, the seafood pancake and of course the authentic Korean barbecue.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You gotta love all-you-can-eat lunch buffets (aprox. $15) with a middle eastern flair with healthy grilled vegetable options and salads. there is often chicken, lamb and/or fish and rice dishes as well. I love the staff and recommend getting their "life juice" or the fresh mint tea (watch out it has caffeine in it!).”
  • 18 locals recommend
Launderette
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“Your neighborhood coffee/tea shop across the street. Excellent little place if you don’t want to make coffee at home. I recommend the chai tea.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Nothing too fancy, counter-order Mexican with lots of seating and TVs. You gotta be sure to get good Mexican food when visiting the Bay Area!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great Italian and cocktails with beautiful views of the lake. Sit inside or outside. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Not a fancy atmosphere, but delicious Thai food and friendly service at a good value. I recommend the garlic rice and the pumpkin curry.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Coffee is delicious! Waffles are scrumptious. Most weekends offer a special dish. ”
  • 10 locals recommend