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Oakland Grill

301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-3822
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Ranked #62 of 1,069 restaurants in Oakland
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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86% Recommend
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English first
Oakland, CA, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Oakland Grill has been in the same spot for as long as i can remember -- at least 20 years. It recently changed hands, but the basics remain the same: good food, Reasonable prices, and a funky place to watch the neighbors go by. A favorite for breakfast, Oakland Grill also provide hearty lunches. My favorite times to go are... More

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Eureka, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I really like the Oakland Grill and I come here for breakfast whenever a stay in Jack London Square. It isn't fancy but it is homey and really very charming. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The multiethnic clientele makes for a fun dining experience. The restaurant and bathrooms are clean. The Oakland Grill is a couple of blocks... More

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Northampton, MA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

In the middle of Oakland's food terminal (which is a district rather than a building) so the food is fresh, lots of healthy options and also very good bacon; quantities are generous. Booths were nice for a lunch meeting. Prices are very reasonable.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

When Oakland Grill opened suddenly my wife and I stopped having to debate a destination for breakfast. Portion sizes are perfect, everyone tastes great and the saff is attentive. Note that you can substitute a delicious salad for the standard raft of potatoes, making a very healthy option.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Terrific breakfast, fast service.Near Jack London square, good hometown food! I would go back again. Plenty of produce nearby so you can pick fresh produce while you are there.

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Oakland, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This is one of my hometown favorites. Its tucked away in the fruit district warehouses in Jack London Square, but those in the know, and the local business community, come here for breakfast and lunch. This is good home cooking, local neighborhood food at its best. Not much in the way of frills, but a great place to grab good... More

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Oakland, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Love this place, have eaten here many times for breakfast and lunch. Quick service and good food. Unpretentious and gets very busy on weekends. My favorite oatmeal in town! Strongly recommend for an excellent breakfast.

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Vancouver, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

A local's place. Great food, and super staff. In a neat area, all the produce wholesellers around. Did lunch, it's only open till 3 or so in the afternoon.

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Orinda, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Getting to the oakland grill is not like going to your normal eatery, it is located right in the middle of the produce warehouse district in Jack London Square. On a weekday morning plan on walking around pallets of fruits and vegetables and getting out of the way of busy forklift drivers. When you find the restaurant it is very... More

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Logan, Utah
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

My wife and I came here on a tip from the hotel desk clerk. Situated among produce warehouses, you might not pick it out as a promising eatery, but was it ever great. Large portions and a very varied menu, and champagne and mimosas to boot! Great service too.

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