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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
“MAMA Oakland serves a three-course dinner seven nights a week, designed to feel like suppers at your Italian grandmother’s house. ”
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Point of Interest
“Beautiful lake - great for walking, jogging, people-watching. Bird refuge, kiddie playlot, Children's Fairyland. Surrounded by necklace of lights. en dot wikipedia dot org/wiki/Lake_Merritt”
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Corner Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“A thrifter's paradise! If you have the patience to search, you will be rewarded.”
  • 4 locals recommend
“Closest major bank is Chase - just around the corner on East 18th Street. Two ATM machines available 24/7.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gas Station
“Lines: 12, NL, 58L All lines (toward downtown Oakland / San Francisco) go directly to 19th Street BART station. NL will take you all the way to San Francisco if you want.”
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“Lucky Supermarket. Big chain, produce isn't great, but it has all the basics including a deli.”
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Gas Station
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Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“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
“Intimate and casual with a small outdoor seating are in the front. Try the chilaquiles and french toast.”
  • 62 locals recommend
“Bar with food. Great outdoor deck, food is good. Kids allowed. Walkable. 1 block up from the Lake.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Ethiopian Restaurant
“Best Ethiopian food ever! Friendly service, walking distance and on the way to the lake!”
  • 46 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“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
“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
“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
Korean Restaurant
“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

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