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Address: Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510 645 9292
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
Description: Shopping, restaurants, and Jack London's cabin.

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There was a time when we wondered if this was going to make it--tourists came but locals didn't and stores and restaurants seemed to go out of business quickly. But in our first... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Jack London Square is a great place to visit! There is shopping, movies, bowling, etc. What a fun place!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There was a time when we wondered if this was going to make it--tourists came but locals didn't and stores and restaurants seemed to go out of business quickly. But in our first visit back in years we found it thriving! Lots of interesting restaurants, Yoshi's for live jazz, a great seawall to walk around that connects to a natural... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very expensive restaurants and nothing else to do. It may be fun for young people travelling in a group, but not for those travelling alone or with family.

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wov! What a change! Just 2-3 years ago this was a desert except on Sunday's for the farmer's market. Now this is a vibrant place with a slew of new restaurants - most with a beautiful view of the harbor, with the San Francisco ferry nearby. The place is buzzing even on week days and it looks like this is... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I was just back in Jack London Square for the first time in years. What a difference a couple of years make! I remember years ago, this part of Oakland was a bit of a ghost town. Now it is full of life. Stores are open. The closed Barnes and Noble has become a popular and fun venue and there... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I love going to Jack London square and walk around its beautiful streets. The views are amazing and it has an awesome feel-good vibe that makes it a great place to visit on a Saturday evening or a Sunday. My only issue, and it is a huge issue, is that all restaurants I have tried so far are expensive and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

they have a good summer program.lots of things goings on like music,dance classes,bars and awesome views

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SoCal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Food and club area, upscale. A nice place to stay. The seafood in the area is excellent and gourmand oriented.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This place reminded of the Santa Monica Promenade. Nice place, lots of mid range restaurants, a wine tasting house with a view of the water, and access to visit the USS Potomac. Parking is available onsite for a fee.

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We always love to go to Jack London Square -- it's just a cool place with delightful restaurants -- Bocanova, Jack's Oyster Bar and Scott's Seafood come to mind -- and Yoshi's -- the place for live music and good food. There is some retail but not as much as you might expect so go for the atmosphere, music and... More 

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Address: Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510 645 9292
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland

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