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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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fun afternoon

We went the second Saturday of the month which meant the square was full of crafters, antiques shops, live music and entertainment which was fun. Great place to kill a few hours... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Michael B
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

What a cool place to walk around, enjoy the atmosphere, eat good food, jump on the ferry to San Francisco. Not a ton to do but enough to enjoy for all and don't forget the wonderful Farmers Market Sunday mornings!

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Chehalis, Washington
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife and I took the ferry from the Ferry Terminal to Jack London Square as a first visit to this area. There wasn't much to see or do, maybe due to our time of the visit (March). We started to venture away from the main area and was stopped by a person on the street to turn around and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went the second Saturday of the month which meant the square was full of crafters, antiques shops, live music and entertainment which was fun. Great place to kill a few hours around lunch. Lot's of good restaurants.

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Piedmont, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Jack London Square has many things to do and is VERY walkable and wheelchair friendly! i advise going to their Web Site to get an idea of the many choices. They have highly ratesd restaurants with outdoor seating. Best music Venue in The Bay Area (Yoshis) & A great ferry ride to SF with no parking and traffic worries.

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Tangier, Morocco
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

good place for a walk or jogging if you want to stay in shape :) there are a lot of restaurants there, thing that make you confused which one to choose. i don't remember in which day farmer market is organized there.

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Vienna, Austria
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113 reviews 113 reviews
34 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lighthearted decorations on the square itself, good eats abound, and a pleasant place to be: gentrification brings ambiance and ups the land value, that's for sure!

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San Jose, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We spent a lovely morning having brunch and visiting a pair of Clipper Ships in Jack London Square. A lovely little Farmer's Market provided an excellent stroll, and a light snack. The light crowd was pleasant and friendly.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Had to park far away,but the food,service and seating by the fireworks display made up for it. Me and wife enjoyed the adventure.

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Oakland, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a location in Oakland at the foot of Broadway. It has been developed into a location for restaurants and theater. There are fine dining places as well as family locations. It is having a resurgence of activity lately with the opening of a bowling alley/bocce ball/cafe in the former Barnes & Noble bookstore. This is where the Potomac... More 

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Oakland, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fenton's has been on our family's outing agenda for over 50 years - In addition to the huge and delicious sundaes, the place overflows with nostalgic memories - My children, who are in their 40's now practically grew up there, and we all still go - Just can't pull us away from this great ice cream shop! I can't answer... More 

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