Looking for a place to eat while in town?  We recommend heading to these restaurants and enjoying a great meal!


Lake Chalet opened in January 2009 and is located in the historic Oakland Boathouse. Since then, we have been proud to provide quality interpretations of classic dishes and daring new ventures into the uncharted territories of food.

Lake Chalet’s interior, designed by the award-winning CCS Architecture, reflects the hip sensibilities of the surrounding area while also paying tribute to Oakland’s storied past. The multi-level restaurant offers dining directly over the water out on the Dock, stunning views of Lake Merritt in our Lake Dining Room, a 80 foot marble bar complete with floor to ceiling windows and more.

1520 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 208-LAKE


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Located on the waterfront in Jack London Square, the restaurant offers a flavorful menu by Executive Chef Raul Plascencia that brings together vibrant Central and South American flavors, spiced with aromatic inspirations of the Mediterranean. Only the freshest sustainably grown and raised ingredients are used to create the restaurant’s savory dishes and cocktails.

55 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 433-5059




Located on the waterfront in Oakland’s Jack London Square, and is dedicated to the art of seasonal Coastal Italian cuisine using the finest local ingredients.

1 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 444-7171




Located in a beautifully restored building less than a block from the Oakland Marriott City Center and Convention Center. The pub owners were able to acquire pieces from the Oakland Museum that have been incorporated into the pub that features a hardwood floor, brick wall, antiques and a heated beer garden adorned with greenery growing up its redwood trellis. . In their quest to open the ultimate beer emporium, Steve Wolff and Don Gortemiller have gone out of their way to search out the most interesting beers. Pacific Coast Brewing offers Lunch and Dinner menus with twentyfour beers on tap, of which four to ten are their own.

906 Washington St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone:  510/ 836-2739




Oakland’s 50,000 square foot entertainment hotspot featuring a 125 seat restaurant, 18 bowling lanes, an interactive arcade, billiards tables, 3 full bars, and an outdoor beer garden equipped with 3 bocce ball courts, 40 plus beers on tap, and communal seating great for any group of any size.  As a spacious venue, we serve not only as an entertainment and dining destination but also as a location for corporate business events and private parties.

98 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
phone: 510.817.0980


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Located in the Rockridge district of Oakland since 1983, employee-owned Zachary’s has won over 175 Best Pizza awards. They are known for their Chicago-style Stuffed pizzas (try their Pride & Joy: Spinach and Mushroom!) and traditional thin crust pizzas. Take-out and dine-in available.
Zachary’s Chicago Pizza
5801 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618

Tribune Tavern

Seated beside the iconic Oakland Tribune Tower, the Tribune Tavern is a casual destination proudly representing Oakland’s rich local history, offering a menu of classic cocktails, craft beers, over 100+ Californian wines, and a Northern Californian spin on British pubstyle fare expertly prepared from local ingredients.
401 13th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Baygreens Gourmet Salads

With a deep appreciation of the freshest seasonal ingredients, we create and serve affordable food we love to eat. We know you will like it, because we pride ourselves on our ability to provide something new and original for our visitors to enjoy. Our dishes stress simple preparations with global tastes, and are the perfect meals for anyone seeking a healthy lifestyle.
Baygreens Gourmet Salads
2225 Webster St
Oakland, CA 94612


Fort Green is a friendly sports bar offering food and drink in the Old Oakland neighborhood. Fort Green serves top notch cocktails and has a range of cold beers on tap. In addition, everything that comes out of the kitchen is locally sourced, organic, and sustainable. Mention the Oakland Running Festival and receive a free beer with the purchase of an additional item.

Fort Green
736 Washington St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 593-2172 
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Everett & Jones Barbeque was started by Dorothy Everett with her eight daughters, one son and one son-in-law (Jones) in Oakland, California in 1973. Great food. Great tradition since 1973.

Everett and Jones
126 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 663-2350


The Forge opened in January of 2013 in Oakland, California to rave reviews, and we’ve been growing ever since! With three thriving locations and a fourth in the works, The Forge features wood-fired cooking specializing in Neapolitan-style pizza and American classics. We always use the best quality local, organic, and seasonal ingredients, including high-quality 00 organic flour from Central Milling and our own naturally made and maintained leaven. This leaven, used instead of commercial dry yeast, can take on the living flavor of the environment in each of our restaurants.

What else is our secret? Nearly 80% of our menu items are prepared using the imported Italian Valoriani oven, which allows us to create a pizza like no other! From our famous slightly charred crust exploding with texture and flavor to our hard variety of cheeses that can stand up to the heat of our 850 degree-oven, The Forge boasts its own unique twist on classic Neapolitan-style pizza.

The Forge
66 Franklin St.
Oakland, CA 94607
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