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American Restaurants in Oakland

4.7 - 364 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 11PM

3891 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 655-3349

Cato's Ale House

Old school, nice and cozy. Great beer, i waited for this place to reopen during the shut downs. Although i do not live in California i come whenever i am... More reviews

4.9 - 147 votes

Hours: Closed today

6101 Shattuck Ave, Oakland
(510) 250-9533

Shewhat Restaurant / Cafe

Fantastic food!! And great service. Had the veggie stew over rice - one of the most satisfying meals I’ve had. More reviews

4.4 - 303 votes

Hours: 4 - 11PM

2325 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 568-2739

Drake's Dealership

We had a member in our party which is vegan and they saw something that indicated such. We overlooked another item which had dairy and they came out to a... More reviews

4.4 - 274 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

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


Besides the obvious, that this is the best Mac n cheese ever. This place has great customer service, a great environment, and it is very clean. This will... More reviews

4.5 - 239 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

5301 College Ave, Oakland
(510) 985-8388

Marica Restaurant

The flavors of the food were something out of context. The food in this place is delicious!!!! This is the place to go for dinner. More reviews



4.7 - 172 votes

Hours: 5:30 - 11:30PM

3859 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 653-3902


Brilliant resultant and amazing service. We had multiple dishes served, all of them were extremely yummy and beautifully served. The service was service ... More reviews

4.3 - 291 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 658-7000

Fentons Creamery

Great Ice Cream, food not so much, but it's an ice creamery. Its like going to a steak house and getting mad at the sushi. Enjoy what they're k... More reviews

4.5 - 224 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8PM

146 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 208-5678


Probably one of the best burger places I've ever been to! Came with some friends around 7pm on a Friday. It wasn't very busy but for some reaso... More reviews

4.6 - 193 votes

Hours: 5 - 9PM

2935 Market St, Oakland
(510) 250-9882

Spinning Dough

Crust - 4.5 stars. Nice and crispy but a little thin and saggy from the middle.Toppings - 2 stars. Tomato paste not tomato sauce, basil not fresh and not... More reviews

4.6 - 193 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8PM

6317 College Ave, Oakland
(510) 654-6607

Wood Tavern

The most incredible sandwiches in the East Bay. Never disappointed with the to-go orders we pick up nearly every Saturday. The pork belly sandwich with t... More reviews

4.4 - 241 votes

Hours: Closed today

5098 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
(510) 985-1213

Bakesale Betty

I really wanted to like it but the fried tofu sandwich is bland. I’d suggest getting the hot sauce if you like spice, or adding some type of mayo, pickle... More reviews

4.8 - 135 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

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

Rio California

Outdoor lunch here on a Friday was better than pre Covid. Same delicious food with relaxing atmosphere. The outdoor dining area has been expanded. Great ... More reviews

4.5 - 208 votes

Hours: Open 24 today

3318 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland
(510) 893-2503

Colonial Donuts

Love this place! The owners and employees are lovely and kind. Their doughnuts are always fresh and delicious. If you appreciate classic varieties, as we... More reviews

4.5 - 203 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

2735 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 451-2905

Z Cafe & Bar

Eating my way through the menu, only had 2 dishes I did not like. Those were dishes I do not like but thought I would try. STILL do not like them. More reviews

4.3 - 250 votes

Hours: 12 - 7:30PM

201 Washington St, Oakland
(510) 465-4996

The Fat Lady Bar & Restaurant

The Fat Lady Bar is tucked away gem in Oakland. It’s classic dishes and the artwork will impress anyone who has the chance to visit. More reviews

4.4 - 215 votes

Hours: 8:30AM - 1:30PM

3353 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 835-5705

Lynn & Lu's Escapade Cafe

Very good buttermilk chicken and waffles! Moist, juicy and crispy. And the chicken was great too ? More reviews

4.6 - 163 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 3:30PM

1720 Franklin St, Oakland
(510) 836-0703

Lunch Box

Unfortunately got my sandwich wrong and had to go back and have them make it again. 2nd sandwich was VERY DRY? More reviews

4.3 - 236 votes

Hours: Closed today

576 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 922-9582

Grand Lake Kitchen - Lake Merritt

Nope, not gonna play. The management has opted to implement the app GoTab rather than hire servers and pay a living wage. I had one ok meal there with an... More reviews



4.3 - 231 votes

Hours: 11AM - 3PM

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


Came here for drinks and snacks with friends. Portal is a brunch spot favorite, but I'm not well versed in their non-brunch foods. What I learned to... More reviews

4.2 - 252 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 4:30PM

4029 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 420-6962


Went to have dinner before they shut down dinner service and fully pivoted to a sandwich shop. The food was delicious as always - standouts were the sala... More reviews

4.4 - 195 votes

Hours: 12 - 8PM

3853 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 879-7953

The Wolf

I love every place by this ownership group: Southie, Wood Tavern and The Wolf. Each place has its own vibe and twists on modern Californian cuisine. Acro... More reviews

4.4 - 193 votes

Hours: 7AM - 9PM

229 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 444-2976


I ordered Togo food today and had it delivered by Uber eats! Fortunately it arrived hot and tasty! I ordered the burger and nachos! Nachos were really ta... More reviews

4.1 - 271 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

2 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 444-3456

Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar

Piano play was good but the singing was too much. Service was a 6 out of 10. The food was severely overpriced for what you get in comparison to other din... More reviews

4.2 - 237 votes

Hours: Closed today

4307 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
(510) 423-8634

Smokin Woods BBQ

i live in the area and left my house in search of korean food. after being ignored while standing in a solo line at the korean eateries across the street... More reviews

4.2 - 227 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

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


We haven't been to Hopscotch in quite a while so it was fun to go today. We called first because we had the dog with us and great news, our dog was ... More reviews

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