North Light

$$ • Bookstores

4915 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
(510) 891-1113


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Reviews for North Light

North light had been on my list of places to visit given that it aspires to be so many things at once - bookstore, cafe, and a bar. You would think that it's a big place since it has so much going on, but it's actually quite tiny. And that's not a bad thing, I was a little surprised that's all. The decor is quite charming, and the vibe is causal yet chic. I loved the wall of books (with the ladder and everything), gives it a library-esq look. It does have a patio in the back full review

Perfect date spot the owner and bartenders are super sweet; the service is great. The happy hour menu is solid. It's a small spot which is great for intimate meet-ups. There is also an open patio for larger parties. Highly recommend for anyone in Temescal or Berkeley area.

Update: See what I mean, Dan can't even be honest. Is this what community is? He not only removed the community notice, he's lying that there was compensation or it was an hour a week. Save me your small-business BS. Visit North Light for gentrification central, snobby people trying not to pay staff galore! I used to like coming here even though it's pretty overpriced, because record stores are rare these days. However, after I overheard one day that they are hiring " full review

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Friday 2 - 8PM
Saturday 2 - 8PM
Sunday 2 - 8PM

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