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“Something for every beer lover” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Trappist

The Trappist
460 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607-3935
510-238-8900
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Ranked #25 of 1,065 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Belgian, Brew Pub
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Veneta, Oregon, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Something for every beer lover”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Popped in fairly late night on the recommendation of a local. Atmosphere: dark, warm & cozy. Great beer Menu including a wide variety of belgians but also many unique local brews to choose from. They like to serve the beer they like to drink themselves. The staff answered all my questions and were quite helpful. The crowd was a bit hipsterish, but friendly enough. I would like to have gone deeper into the beer list, but time was short and it was late. I would go back again.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Clovis, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Wonderful gem for beer lovers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Had lunch here last Saturday. Great little place ! Great selection of beer on tap, stouts, sours, belgian ales, etc. We had lunch, too and the food was surprisingly good "foodie" quality. Food menu is small, but the bacon/mushroom and reuben sandwiches were outstanding. The persimmon salad was awesome, too. We ate on the back patio, nice and quiet. Highly recommended !!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Parkland, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Awesome if you like this kind of beer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My objective view of this place is that if you love variety in beers, you need to visit this place. For a guy who just likes a good pilsner, it might not be for you. A good crowd, great beer. Definitely worth a visit in downtown Oakland.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Denver
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16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Prepare Yourself, Beer Lovers, for Belgian Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Every trip to Oakland must include partaking of some delicious Belgian beer at the Trappist. Probably not for the casual "Coors Light" crowd.. anyone who appreciates beer will adore this bar. I leave happy every time.

Visited February 2013
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West Pittston, Pennsylvania
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16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Belgian beer from people who know!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

If you like top quality beer especially Belgian Styles this is THE place to stop. Reasonably priced for w wonderful experience and way better that average brew.

Visited December 2012
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