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Jack London Square

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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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Food good,price good, service good, atmosphere great(had a window where fireworks was on display.)Parking bad.

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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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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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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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Jack London Square is a multi block Oakland Waterfront which has very gorgeous. It has Restaurants with outdoor seatings, Ferry Terminals to ferry to the SFCity or to Alameda. It is a great place to stroll around after your meal with a beutiful afternoon sunset.

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oakland, ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great potential but few want to go to Oakland with its large thug population and a police force that wants to do its job but is hamstrung by ditzy feel-good airheads running the place. Too bad- could be world class...

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The farmers market is adorable! Variety of restaurants, open spaces, fair winds all recommend this pleasant and colorful scenic local. skc

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Keller, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Jack London Square is ringed by a large number of restaurants, with many having outdoor seating. So for a romantic or family outing, it is a great place to visit. You can spend as much or as little as you want. When we visited there were food trucks to very high end restaurants. We ate at Scott's Seafood restaurant, since... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Jack London Square (JLS) is a multi-block area on the Oakland waterfront featuring one hotel (Waterfront), a few shops, and many restaurants. There are boat docks and a ferry terminal to Alameda Island and San Francisco (Ferry Terminal and Pier 39). The ferry ride across the bay and under the Bay Bridge is inexpensive and delightful, offering a real feel... More 

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Salem, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Quite a decision to make where you want to eat as they all looked inviting. Also other shops and interesting cabin & facts on Jack London himself

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Great place to grab a beer, dinner or a movie. I also like watching boats pass by or take a walk along the Bay. Stick to the busy areas at night, it can still get sketchy at times.

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