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Jack London Square

Oakland, CA 94607
510 645 9292
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Ranked #17 of 55 attractions in Oakland
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
Description: Shopping, restaurants, and Jack London's cabin.
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Springboro, Ohio
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Jack London Square in Oakland, CA is a nice quiet pleasant place to visit and spend an afternoon or all day. Lots of things to see, i.e. the USS Potomac, FDR's yacht. Lot of nice restaurants and other stores. Worth spending a day there on the water front,.

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Fremont, California
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1,061 reviews 1,061 reviews
649 attraction reviews
750 helpful votes 750 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Jack London Square is a very nice place to go to in Oakland. We enjoy dining at Kincaid's Restaurant there; it has a very nice view of the water area and of the boats going by. There are other restaurants in the area as well. We have gone out on the USS Potomac which is located in the Jack London... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The square has a quiet waterfront with easy access to both San Francisco (via ferry or Bart), or to downtown Oakland (via free Green Bus). On Thursdays in the summer they host outdoor movies in the park, and there was a list of other events that will take place. Chinatown is about 5 blocks away and there are a host... More

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Albuquerque, NM
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The views of the water and the San Francisco skyline. Easy access to SF via ferry, to Ferry Bldg. and Pier41. Nice restaurants - Forge for pizza, nice places to stop by for a drink and appetizers. Rosenblum wine tasting. Bevmo store for all kinds of liquor, food, party items, and World Market - Cost Plus is nearby.

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Oakland, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Jack London Square has a great Regal Theatre that has discount Tuesday and Sindays. Eating fish and chips at Kincaids while enjoying the water is awesome

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

great place to catch the ferry and alot of great restaurants to choose from, there was an impromptu dance party one night and a great farmers market too

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Washington Dc
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went here in July 2014 and if you can grab a bench (and avoid sitting next to a homeless person), you could sit there and people watch and watch everything for hours. The breeze was great, we watched the people on the ferry get on and off, and watched people from all walks of life interacting. We walked through... More

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Fresno, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Alot of empty buildings. Beautiful waterfront walk, but not much to see or shops to peruse. Parking is expensive, even with validation from restaurant. Would not return

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Historical area of Oakland on water. Nice restaurants with bay views. Parking expensive but most places validate if you park in garage.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We've Gone To Jack London Square For Years, Never Had A Bad Time....Things Come And Go...But We Always Find A GREAT Restaurant...:)

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