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I squared - CLOSED

5403 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
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Price range: $10 - $20
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Persian
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Manilla
Transit: Rockridge BART station is about two blocks away, and AC Transit bus number 51 stops just in front of the restaurant.

3 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Oakland, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

It is difficult to find these days in the trendy, pricy Rockridge neighborhood, a low priced delightful culinary experience on College Ave. in Oakland; one the entire family can enjoy. My Chicken Marsala was yummy and served with perfectly cooked vegetable and creamy mashed potatoes. The wine selection is good as well as mixed drinks from the intimate bar...this used... More

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Bay Area, CA
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

The ambience of the restaurant is tranquil. The tables have candles which sit on a simple set table. The restaurant itself is small. The choices on the menu are interesting, which leaves the diner curious about the dining experience. As one antinicpates the arrivial of the meal, its easy to wonder how the ingredients will come together and leaves a... More

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Oakland, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

I squared (or I2) is run by Sadri Madjlessi & Tanya Anderson, who bought the next-door Hudson Bay Caffe some years back and turned it around, then began work on this lovely restaurant. Typical Iranian dishes include delicious kabobs and lamb shanks, and Italian cuisine brings shrimp scampi, eggplant parmigiana, and delicious, melt-in-your mouth roasted fish. My favorite is the... More

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