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“Nice places to eat” 4 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.
Germantown, Maryland
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“Nice places to eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Great if you need a nice place to eat --- there's plenty of choices (although most of them are a bit pricey, the food is good). They charge for parking, but its worth paying, as parking on the nearby streets is pretty dodgy in Oakland. Its nice to walk around as well, but don't walk around alone here.

Visited October 2012
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MORENO VALLEY
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“Everything includes a killer view and Ferry to SF.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

As far as I'm concerned this is the hub of Oakland. Great restaurants (although a little pricey), lots of places to walk around/ride your bike, and a ferry to the city. My favorite restaurant is Kincaid's, but expect to pay a hefty price. Parking is a pain, but it can be partially validated by a restaurant.

Visited June 2013
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North Hollywood, California
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“Jack London Square Farmers Market”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

One of the most relaxing things I've done in the Bay Area is to take the Ferry from San Francisco's Ferry Building to Oakland's Jack London Square. The ride takes about 20 minutes or so and only costs $6.25 for a one way trip. The best day to go is Sunday because of the farmer's market which happens every Sunday, rain or shine, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. There you can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, breads and pastries or enjoy some of the specialty foods sold there. It's a really great way to spend a Sunday in the East Bay.

Visited May 2013
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Memphis, Tennessee
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“Our Cali vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I loved the fact that when we visited JLS, it was notso busy. We walked the entire pier, and visited most of the shops , took a loit of great photos !

Visited April 2013
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Guilderland, New York
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“Would not go back!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Charged $6 just to park. Dinner at Kinkaid was overpriced. Amtrack train noise was deafening.

This is an attraction! Only thing worthwhile was Jack London's simulated mining cabin.

Visited May 2013
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