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“Farmers Market” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jack London Square

Jack London Square
Oakland, CA 94607
510 645 9292
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Ranked #17 of 55 attractions in Oakland
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
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Owner description: Shopping, restaurants, and Jack London's cabin.
Oakland, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Farmers Market”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

on Sundays (especially on a sunny day) is a delight here. Add in some great shops (try Baia pasta, for example) and great restaurants (Haven, Bocanova and more) for evening time and you have a winner along the Oakland estuary. Check to see if there is a special event too (the "Eat Real Festival" for example or the lighted boat parade during Xmas time.

Visited December 2012
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Walnut Creek, California
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“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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“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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15 helpful votes 15 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

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Oakland, California, United States
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“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

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