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“Nice place in Oakland” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Jack London Square

Jack London Square
Oakland, CA 94607
510 645 9292
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Ranked #4 of 100 things to do in Oakland
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Owner description: Shopping, restaurants, and Jack London's cabin.
Walnut Creek, California
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362 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Nice place in Oakland”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Jack London Square is nice; the restaurants and bars are decent and the atmoshpere is fine. If you are in the area it is a good place to go but not worth a special trip

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New York City, New York
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221 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“On the water”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

It was busier, from what I can recall. It us a nice place to lounge and have a meal. It isn't Oakland's prime destination spot, but it is a stop. There is a free shuttle bus that'll carry along broadway and down to the square.

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San Francisco, California
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80 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Don't go”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Nothing to do there. Most stores are closed or don't exist. No where to park free. I liked the weather. I disliked the stores

Visited December 2012
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Hua Hin, Thailand
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“on it's way.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

It is well on it's way to achieving the respect and attention it deserves. a few empty storefronts still to fill

Visited December 2012
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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93 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Old boardwalk that made for a nice evening!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This is an old boardwalk along the bay that has docks and many restaurants to choose from. It felt safe given that you are in downtown oakland and the area was kept up pretty nice. We visited at night at didn't get any of the views.

Visited November 2012
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