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1 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 835-8600
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Ranked #39 of 1,121 Restaurants in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Embacadero West
Transit: Bus #58, 59, 72, 73
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Los Angeles, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I've gone to Kincaid's several times. The food ranges from just okay to very good. My recent experience was at the very good range. I had steelhead salmon with grilled kale and white bean ragu and it was memorable. Everything about this visit was memorable. The service was excellent, the waiter was attentive and made sure all of our dining... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Although the view is nice, the food was not that great. Perhaps we were there on an 'off' evening. I ordered the short ribs and my husband ordered the prime rib. First off, the presentation was grim. It looked like someone had just tossed the short ribs onto the mashed potatoes, drowned it in 'sauce' and then put the mushrooms... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Over on holiday and popped in here to try it. Didn't have a reservation but seated straight away (night before Christmas eve). Beautiful window seat looking out over the marina. Our waitress was very helpful polite and friendly. Ordered burgers and pastas etc (first night in usa and really jet lagged) and have to say the food was very good.... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A group of friends and I gathered at Jack London Square for great food and an excellent view. I has the sirloin dish which was really good and well cooked. The appetizers and dessert were also pretty good. This would probably be a great spot during the summer.

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Gary, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Our group had an excellent dining experience overlooking the water. Sailboats were exiting the docks and going right past our window. Everyone in our party rated there choice from the menu as excellent and the service was friendly and prompt.

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San Francisco, California
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163 reviews 163 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We ate there tonight. First of all, the focaccia was excellent. We shared the calamari and crb appetizers. The crab was good; the calamari, while tender, was overly breaded. Our mains were very disappointing. I had the prime rib, which I ordered medium rare, but received medium to medium well done. It wasn't particularly tasty, and the mashed potatoes and... More 

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Martinez, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It had been many years since we had been to Kincaid's. Some friends from Dallas wanted to go there so we met them down in Jack London Square. Happy Hour in the bar before dinner was fine as they have decent house wine for only $5 and $1 off draft beer. We then went to the dining room for dinner.... More 

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San Luis Obispo County, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went to jack London square to eat. To touristy. We ended up at kiincaids because of the water view. The service was bad, food was awful and I am not one to rag on a place if there is some redeeming value. Just would not recommend. On the way back to our car we saw an off the wall... More 

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had the crab stuffed Rock Fish. Delicious! If you want steak, there's that too. But the view over the harbor, even at night, was special. And the service was outstanding. Prompt, but not overbearing. Thoughtful, but not overly gabby. A definite repeat on my next trip.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a lovely table right on the water and watched the sun set. Service was great, and the food spot on. Nothing was overcooked which seems to be the case at most seafood places

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Additional Information about Kincaid's

Address: 1 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: (510) 835-8600
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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