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Toast Wine Lounge

5900 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1326
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Ranked #142 of 1,075 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Chabot
Transit: Rockridge BART
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English first
Oakland, California
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193 reviews 193 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was a second visit to Toast, this time for dinner with a friend. The interior was refreshingly quiet; service was informative and attentive. My order was the sole with potatoes, while my friend ordered the pork chop. I could not have been happier with the fish - fresh, with a light sauce, and the potatoes were so delicious that... More

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Pleasanton, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We've been to toast close to half a dozen times, and have never been disappointed. Sunny lunch with small bites and wine, mid-afternoon meatball olives and champagne, frothy cocktails and nuts at dusk or sumptuous dinner have not disappointed.

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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

There are not many restaurants in the East Bay where you can sit outside on a sunny afternoon. Toast has a very charming patio and some good food to nimble. I don't think the food is that great but for lunch is nice, salads, sandwiches... But... We get there at 11.50 am, the patio is set up for lunch, people... More

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Oakland, CA
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108 reviews 108 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I think Tripadvisor has the full name of Toast wrong. Perhaps at one point it was "Toast Wine Lounge," which indicates its original version as primarily a wine/tapas place. But today it goes by a more accurate name that reflects it being a full-fledged restaurant: "Toast Kitchen + Bar." In any event...went with my wife and two friends on Saturday... More

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Santa Clara, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I heard from others in our group that this was good, so we decided to check out. Both of us had the chicken (absolutely wonderful--better than what I have ever made) with a autumn slaw. We also split a salad, and had a wine flight of 3 reds for $15 each. I wish we had room for dessert! The service... More

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Oakland, California
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188 reviews 188 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

great outside seating but the service lacks... too expensive for small plates its pretty to hang out for a glass of wine.

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Caspar, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

By styling itself a wine lounge, this place misses the point. (The website gets its priorities right: "Eat, Drink, Be Merry, Repeat.") Great tapas-style food, friendly and attentive staff, good location, and (maybe) inventive drinks, in that order, impressed us. This place is developing that elusive quality of a "scene" restaurant with loyal local adherents and folks coming from afar... More

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

A great night out in Oakland! On a nice night eat outside enjoy a glass of wine and people watch. Great food,great people! Enjoy!

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Berkeley, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This restaurant is new on the block but sadly they have already learnt some of the bad habits of restaurants that have been open a long time… to name one; the beverage glasses are packed with ice so that there precious little beverage in the glass. Overall, I would say that the main course was slightly better than mediocre. The... More

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I really wanted to like this restaurant. It is in my neighborhood, it is attractive and has outdoor seating. The food itself was quite good for our Sunday mid-day meal. Soup of the day was split pea - made perfectly, and the mixed green salad with cheese and quinoa was excellent too. Sandwich tasty. But there is this little matter... More

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Additional Information about Toast Wine Lounge

Address: 5900 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1326
Phone Number: 510-658-5900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

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