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American Restaurants in Oakland

4.7 - 355 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 3PM

3891 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 655-3349

Cato's Ale House

Cato's is a neighborhood beer bar and restaurant. Their food is good, and there's plenty of it!They could improve their service to regulars and... More reviews

4.4 - 257 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

2325 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 568-2739

Drake's Dealership

Disappointing ly mediocre food and downright lousy service (with one exception) make this overpriced eatery a must miss in the Oakland foodie Mecca This ... More reviews

4.6 - 187 votes

Hours: 5 - 9PM

2935 Market St, Oakland
(510) 250-9882

Spinning Dough

After driving by Spinning Dough a number of times, I was really curious about it and ordered a couple of pizzas last week for our weekly family pizza nig... More reviews

4.9 - 114 votes

Hours: Closed today

6101 Shattuck Ave, Oakland
(510) 250-9533

Shewhat Restaurant / Cafe

This place is downright exceptional. We were recommended an Eritrean honey wine which was the color of turmeric and had an earthy, botanical flavor which... More reviews

4.5 - 211 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8PM

146 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 208-5678


Hands down best burger in Oakland and maybe even the whole bay area, you have to get extra garlic Mayo it’s so garlicy and so good. The patty is a really... More reviews

4.5 - 205 votes

Hours: Closed today

5098 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
(510) 985-1213

Bakesale Betty

This venue has a huge following and is very popular Their fans have no problem standing in long lines for their famous chicken sandwiches and strawberry ... More reviews

4.6 - 177 votes

Hours: 11AM - 7PM

6317 College Ave, Oakland
(510) 654-6607

Wood Tavern

We went to this restaurant yesterday and we really enjoyed eating in this place. The food was very delicious and mouthwatering. I should inform everyone ... More reviews

4.4 - 227 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

400 40th St, Oakland
(510) 597-0400


Oh my! I love mac and cheese and this place was kept so clean and the outside/ indoor dining was super organized. The menu is simple and I will definitel... More reviews

4.5 - 197 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

5301 College Ave, Oakland
(510) 985-8388

Marica Restaurant

This place is so awesome! The host and the owner were so welcoming. They gave us the option to pay upfront and then seat ourselves or be seated first and... More reviews

4.8 - 126 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland
(510) 834-2565

Rio California

This place is amazing, the food is delicious, I'm still dreaming of the coxinhas we have with the wonderful sauce they gave us on the side. I am bra... More reviews

4.3 - 240 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 658-7000

Fentons Creamery

I used to pig out at Fentons on the regular when I lived in the bay area. Their ice cream is so creamy and delicious and pairs super well with their curl... More reviews



4.7 - 137 votes

Hours: 5 - 8PM

3859 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 653-3902


April 2021 menu Fairly disappointed. Not something I'd expect to have for a 2 star. Some dishes were great - the scallop, the asparagus, the caviar.... More reviews

4.4 - 206 votes

Hours: 8:30AM - 1PM

3353 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 835-5705

Lynn & Lu's Escapade Cafe

I usually rave about this spot, however, they need to do a better job of updating their hours. My family is here on vacation and we decided to order onli... More reviews

4.6 - 141 votes

Hours: 10AM - 3:30PM

1720 Franklin St, Oakland
(510) 836-0703

Lunch Box

Recently moved to the area and wanted to give this place a try. I've already been here twice in a week! The food tastes so fresh and the customer se... More reviews

4.3 - 206 votes

Hours: Closed today

576 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 922-9582

Grand Lake Kitchen - Lake Merritt

I wanna give a quick shout out to Burke who was the most polite employee that I have ever encountered at Grand Lake Kitchen. I took my girl out for a bir... More reviews

4.4 - 179 votes

Hours: Open 24 today

3318 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland
(510) 893-2503

Colonial Donuts

I've been in Oakland for 2 weeks and have already been here 4 times. In fact, I've been recognized by one of the employees for coming so often.... More reviews

4.4 - 178 votes

Hours: 12 - 7:30PM

201 Washington St, Oakland
(510) 465-4996

The Fat Lady Bar & Restaurant

We ate hear this past weekend, and our food was delicious! The dungeness crab cake were tiny, but perfectly cooked like I like them, lightly toasted on t... More reviews

4.4 - 174 votes

Hours: 12 - 8PM

3853 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 879-7953

The Wolf

Beautiful continuation of the historic Bay Wolf restaurant that formerly occupied this space More reviews



4.3 - 192 votes

Hours: 11AM - 3PM

1611 2nd Ave, Oakland
(510) 663-7678


One of my new favorite brunch spots. Their outdoor seating is beautiful - especially on a sunny day. Aesthetically pleasing for all your instagram photos... More reviews

4.4 - 170 votes

Hours: 7AM - 9PM

229 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 444-2976


Great home style diner just a block from Jack London Square. We got there around 2:00 pm and got seated right away were (outdoors was our preference). We... More reviews

4.2 - 211 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

1915 San Pablo Ave, Oakland
(510) 788-6217


The food is good, but I would stay away from their party package. What you see in the picture attached cost $70! It was supposed to feed 5 adults, but as... More reviews



4.5 - 144 votes

Hours: 10AM - 7PM

6311 College Ave, Oakland
(510) 654-0100


Good local spot. I often get fish tacos, veggie breakfast burritos or Chileaquiles. Call ahead and pick in ten minutes. Yummy food and tasty. The friendl... More reviews

4.2 - 206 votes

Hours: Closed today

4307 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
(510) 423-8634

Smokin Woods BBQ

This us BY FAR THE BEST BBQ IN THE BAY AREA!!! I highly recommend it!!! The ONLY thing we don't like is that they have to close on Monday and Tuesda... More reviews

3.9 - 279 votes

Hours: 12 - 8PM

1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland
(510) 208-5253

Lake Chalet

A favorite spot for outside dining, good drinks & food. Flexible location that works well as a family outing or date night. More reviews

4.5 - 139 votes

Hours: Closed today

945 Wood St, Oakland
(510) 645-1955

10th & Wood

Always friendly punctual service, a breakfast favorite. Healthy, hearty, happy stomach. The chicken country biscuits and gravy... Sustains a a MAN that r... More reviews

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