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“Not so nice” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Old Oakland

Old Oakland
8th and Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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Ranked #45 of 120 things to do in Oakland
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Tehachapi, California
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373 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Not so nice”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Bums, addicts, homeless abound. Needs to be cleaned up. Disgusting. I will not be out after dark. Make that day, too. No thanks,

Visited May 2013
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Logan, Utah
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Not on Chester”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I don't know why the Trip Advisor app gives an address of 835 Chester for Old Oakland. The area designated Old Oakland (complete with banners on light poles) is more than a mile away, between Clay and Broadway and roughly 8th and 10th. There are a number of well maintained Victorian buildings. The Historic Housewives Market on Washington is worth looking inside, for a wall mural giving its history. If you are in the area this small district makes for a pleasant stroll.

Visited March 2013
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Newark, California
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“Work in the are”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

A native of Oakland, I was delighted to see the reinvention of one of our most beautiful architectural locations. A perfect mixture of new and old, this part of Oakland features some magnificent dining (Tamarindo, Cosecha & Siam Bay among others) and is a must see for visitors.

Visited December 2012
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Los Angeles
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27 reviews
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“Great walk....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Visit the Belgium beer bar, around old town. The Indian food is out of this world. Would eat there everyday if we could.

Visited October 2012
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SLC, UT
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4 attraction reviews
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“Old Downtown”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Love the downtown it's got such great old buildings with cool architecture. Lots of little shops and deli's -Go exploring we found one we loved!!

Visited April 2012
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