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“Cool place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fat Lady

Fat Lady
201 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3808
510-465-4996
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Ranked #28 of 1,011 Restaurants in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, International, European
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Nipomo, California
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Cool place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I have only eaten here once and can't wait to go back. I loved everything about it, the staff, the ambiance, the food, even the chilled bottles of water on the table so you don't have to wait for a refill. The food was great (we went for brunch on the weekend) and it is such a cool looking place. Easy parking. Perfect to walk to from one of the Jack London Square Hotels.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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wirral
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Local cocktail bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Fun atmosphere , very busy , a popular place with locals ,enjoyed the cocktails , food looked good although never tried.

Visited October 2013
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San Francisco, California, United States
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great food, service, decor and adjacent parking at Jack London Square”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

It's a dark and bordello motif hall. Watch your step going in or you'll fall on your face to its carpet. The drinks were fair but could be better - rum sour should be service with a salt rim on the old-fashion glass and should have a full jigger of rum. I had the lobster bisque which was fair but could have used more pepper. The service was excellent. The men's room was a Victorian motif, quite pleasant full-bodies nude beauties on the walls. Very nice, best part of the restaurant!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Turlock, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best of Everything!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Our motor yacht is berthed in Jack London Square and within walking distance of Fat Lady's so we eat here at often as we can. It is truly the best of everything....scrumptous food, fabulous service, great wine list, full bar, good prices and although the restaurant itself is nice enough for linen tablecloths and napkins, they do not look down on you if you happen to come in shorts and sandals. We have NEVER had a bad meal here. Very unique place so don't miss it!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oakland, California
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great burgers, great dishes of all sorts, including seafood, gorgeous old bar where you can bend the elbow with some of the great folks who work down there in Oaktown! Love the mens' room ...ahem.!

Visited July 2013
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