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Heinold's First & Last Chance Saloon

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Address: 48 Webster St in Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510-839-6761
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Heinold's is a dive bar atmosphere in a cabin reputed to have belonged to Jack London himself. The real gig here is that they have a broad range of nice craft beers on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Oakland, CA
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Oakland, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Heinold's is a dive bar atmosphere in a cabin reputed to have belonged to Jack London himself. The real gig here is that they have a broad range of nice craft beers on tap. When the weather is nice (most of the time in Oakland) you can get it in a go cup and enjoy it on the deck, in... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Historic and colorful, right in the heart of Jack London Square, we enjoyed taking pictures and "shopping" for a nearby restaurant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Heinhold's is likely one of the most unique places to snag a beer in California. The quirky decorations, operating gas lamps, and slanted floor make this a must visit of beer and history interest you.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Take a step down into the past. Maybe 5 or 6 seats @ the bar. I walked in just a shade after 12PM & stayed awhile having a beer. There was 2 patrons having drinks @ the bar when I sat down, doing shots ! Friendly folks. Started to get busy with others coming in for beer & drinks.Another friendly... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was a fun little saloon down in Jack London Square. Good beer, lots of memorabilia and a nice sitting area outside when the weather is nice.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We stopped by here for a beer before exploring Jack London Square. It was a gorgeous warm Wednesday night out so the place was busy and the vibe was good. Its very close to Jack London Cabin so one can always justify having that beer by saying one is enjoying being at a historical place. Heinold's First and Last Chance... More 

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great little place to have a drink or two and just relax watching the water, kids playing and the birds.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Stopped in to Heinhold's the other day cause it looked interesting. What a great time we had. The bartender Tim was the best bartender ever! He was so knowledgeable about the history of the bar and the area and Jack London. He was also very funny and had us laughing the whole time. The bar is co poetry on a... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Funny that this place wins as #1 nightlife spot in Oakland but it's definitely a unique and special place. It dates from about 1883 I think and is apparently built from the hull of an old whaling ship. It's a small dark space decorated with lots of memorabial, much of it military in nature. Not tacky kitschy stuff, real old... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If your in the area, do not miss this stop. If your a History buff, do not miss this stop. If you are a Jack London and or literary buff then DO NOT MISS THIS SPOT. It's way cool. Built out of old Whaling ship timbers.

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Address: 48 Webster St in Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510-839-6761
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland

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