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3917 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA
510-547-5035
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Ranked #82 of 1,121 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Sunnyslope Avenue
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Torino
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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Without any doubts the best crab I ever had. I am not a Crab connoisseur, since in Italy it is not a very common food, but the dish I had yesterday was really really tasty. The brick oven makes all the difference I guess, giving the crab a "smoky" taste that I had never tried before. Congratulations!

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Newcastle, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

After an afternoon spent browsing the vintage shops that punctuate Oakland, where I bought myself a real Pendleton and a Yves Saint Laurent 70s' silk moire' jacket of a cardinal shade of red, my friend and I dropped by at Camino. We wanted to try this place, it looked good from the outside and reviews are commonly positive. Just a... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Camino is a good place - its beautiful, service is good and so are the products. But - portions are way too small for the price, which is high. I rarely complain about portion sizes, but this was a little too much even for me. Nice paella, good lamb dish with lentils, good cocktails. tiny first courses.

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had an incredibly pleasurable and interesting dining experience here! It was very obvious that everything on the menu is hand selected on a daily basis with their ever-changing menu in order to serve the freshest and the best of ingredients. My husband and I were here with friends and we all shared our meals family style and were able... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've eaten here several times with friends, and we have never been other than enthusiastic. The menu and wine list are comparatively small, but so well selected. The dishes change constantly, with the focus on local and fresh ingredients. The style is simple, the results often complex - California with bistrot simplicity and full flavors. The place is big and... More 

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Merrick NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been in in town to visit several times and always go here. From the starters, especially the cheddar, to the deserts you will not be dissapointed. Being from New York, where there are restaurants on every corner, this place is at the top of the list.

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

In town visiting a friend who suggested we go. Ordered a few drinks and the cheddar. If you like cheese this is a must have... It is so good!!! It was the kind of delicious cheese that you would eat a block of and not feel guilty afterwards. I had the tequila drink and I will say if you don't... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The butter lettuce salad -- apparently a more or less permanent fixture on the menu -- was to die for. Roasted corn with some marvelous combination of herbs, and an heirloom tomato salad - extraordinary. The featured paella: meh. But maybe that's just me being a paella traditionalist. I would go back there in a heartbeat.

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San Francisco
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158 reviews 158 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I reviewed Camino in 2011 and have been back a number of times, including several recently. Of 3 recent visits for dinner with groups of friends, 2 of those meals were outstanding. Great service and the food enjoyed by all our guests. The best dishes tend to be the starters and mid-size dishes whereas the entrees can be a mixed... More 

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The World
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373 reviews 373 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Camino, 3917 Grand Ave, Oakland, California 94610, tel. 510-547-5035, http://www.caminorestaurant.com/. In the NT Times article Mark Bittman talked about Camino restaurant: http://www.caminorestaurant.com/ and it sounded so fabulous we made it our goal to go there. The Zagat rating for the food was 24 (very good to excellent) and we would agree with that (rather than Mark Bittman’s ecstasies). Claudia was... More 

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Additional Information about Camino

Address: 3917 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA
Phone Number: 510-547-5035
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Fusion

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