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“Yummy lunch &/or ice cream treat!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fentons Creamery and Restaurant

Fentons Creamery and Restaurant
4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
510-658-7000
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Ranked #3 of 1,078 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner, Dessert, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Orinda, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Yummy lunch &/or ice cream treat!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

A traditional ice creamery in the heart of bustling, trendy Piedmont Ave. Highly recommend: crab sandwich, egg or tuna & olive sandwiches on toasted sourdough. Have a tasty freeze of milkshake too! Otherwise, just come for a flavorful scoop or sundae made with delicious ice cream & toppings!

Visited January 2013
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Concord, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good Lunch & Great Ice Cream (as always!)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

It was a full house at the Oakland restaurant on National Ice Cream Day, but only a short wait and well worth detour for a good lunch and fantastic ice cream. We always stop at the Nut Tree Fenton's when driving home through Vacaville several times each year.

Visited July 2012
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Piedmont, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“kids love it, parents hate it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Pretty lousy food paired with very expensive, mediocre ice cream in portions that leave no one wondering why childhood obesity and diabetes are rising

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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SF Bay Area
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Old Fashioned, Home-Made”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

The ice cream is great, though pricy, with large portions. Fentons also includes a sandwich area and outdoor tables. I think the sundaes are the best bargain, but seasonal fruit ice cream cones are unbeatable.

Visited February 2013
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Never enough!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

This has been a family destination for three generations! Extravagantly huge portions. All ice cream made on site and so deliicious! Parking is a premium and be prepared to wait--it's SOO worth it!

Visited January 2013
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