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“Go during daylight hours” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Jack London Square

Jack London Square
Oakland, CA 94607
510 645 9292
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Ranked #18 of 58 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.
Grande Prairie, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Go during daylight hours”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We thought it would be a wonderful place to visit but really there are a couple of restaurants, some high end others chick/waffles places. Don't wander off the 2 main streets and boardwalk. The others have tons of graffiti, smell like urine and have several lurkers that very much enjoy making you feel uneasy.

Visited February 2013
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Morehead, Kentucky
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Sunday Special”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

There is an open air market in this great little park on the bay and if you are like me you will enjoy the local delights that the venders produce. The scenery is beautiful, the atmosphere is fun and the food is great.

Visited July 2012
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Pinole, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Fun place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

There is much to see and do at Jack London Square although they are losing one of the wonderful restaurants (Miss Pearls) they have plenty of other ones to enjoy.

Visited December 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Waste of time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Maybe it's better in the summer or height of tourist season. I was not impress. The resturants are overpriced. There was a lot of resturants under construction and the few shops that were there were closed.

Visited January 2013
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Silicon Valley, CA
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“Use caution...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

The entire city of Oakland is more dangerous than ever. They laid off many cops, and it frequently takes over 2 minutes just to answer the phone when calling 911. Pretty easy for bad guys to operate without fear.

Visited January 2013
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