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Luka's Taproom & Lounge

2221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
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Ranked #123 of 1,119 Restaurants in Oakland
Sun 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Californian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Berkeley, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We hadn't eaten at Luka's in a couple of years so we returned for lunch on a Tuesday and immediately remembered why it's been two years - the noise level. Once the restaurant starts to fill up, the noise level rises to an intensity which makes it difficult to understand each other across the table. Since other reviewers mention this... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A short distance from The Cathedral of Christ the Light, this restaurant was a great find. Local fresh oysters (6 each) and a shared Reuben sandwich. Freshly prepared with barley salad, this was ample for two. It was very crowded at 2 pm. Prompt, attentive service made it a very pleasant experience.

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East Bay, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Luka's is one of my favorite places in Oakland to chill out, eat, and get some dancing in. They have great food and great music. I love their mac and cheese.

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Berkeley, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Luka's Taproom was a terrific surprise - every morsel was delicious. The huge green salad was a fresh way to start and we all loved out mains. Bouillabaisse had piles of shellfish and perfect tender fish in a tasty broth. The Pozole had great textures and flavors and the bevette steak was tender and flavorful. We split two desserts and... More 

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Alameda, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a lunchtime hot spot - you should probably make reservations. It can be really hard to get seated sometimes. And sometimes you will need to wait even with a reservation. That said, the food is worth it. The drink, too (known from weekend brunches). Oysters on the 1/2 shell, AWESOME fries with a trio of dipping sauces. Lovely... More 

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Bay Area, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Convenient place to eat when seeing something at the Paramount or the Fox Theaters. I almost always get the burger and fries when I go. The burger is great and the thick cut fries are the best. It has a good energy as well.

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Long Beach, California
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155 reviews 155 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We tried salmon, lamb with garbanzo beans sauce and grits with spicy savory sauce. All 3 dishes had excellent flavors. Great to share. Wine list did not match the food,which was disappointing . Did not care for Mac and cheese balls. Too starchy.

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Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

monday nights are at luka's! the oysters are wonderful, the macaroni and cheese fritters are amazing -- and the clam chowder is fabulous. and the rest of the menu is pretty terrific too.... add that to great service, fun atmosphere and a big beer list and you're good to go. parking is easy also...

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Oakland, California
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186 reviews 186 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I made reservations for a birthday lunch and it was $1 oyster Monday but we didn't order the oysters. We ordered a beet and apple salad and french fries, catfish poor boy sandwich, ahi tuna salad, fried chicken salad and shrimp louie salad. The birthday girl enjoyed her ahi tuna salad and everyone else seemed to enjoy their food. However,... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We came here on our last visit 4 years ago and had to come back. The service was great for a busy Monday night but it is loud in there. We had the clam chowder and shared the Mac n' cheese. The chowder is better than anything you can get over in San Francisco. The Mac'n cheese was to die... More 

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Additional Information about Luka's Taproom & Lounge

Address: 2221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Phone Number: 510-451-4677
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American, Californian

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