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“This is good!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oakland Grill

Oakland Grill
301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-3822
510-835-1176
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Ranked #54 of 1,064 restaurants in Oakland
Cuisines: American
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Vancouver, Canada
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58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“This is good!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

A local's place. Great food, and super staff. In a neat area, all the produce wholesellers around. Did lunch, it's only open till 3 or so in the afternoon.

Visited April 2013
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Orinda, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Cool Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Getting to the oakland grill is not like going to your normal eatery, it is located right in the middle of the produce warehouse district in Jack London Square. On a weekday morning plan on walking around pallets of fruits and vegetables and getting out of the way of busy forklift drivers. When you find the restaurant it is very unassuming and reflects the warehouse district it is located in, inside it is a basic cafe design with both wood booths and simple tables and chairs, the menu is simple and offers seasonal specials. The food is fresh, well prepared with generous portions and the service is very attentive for a simple cafe. I always enjoy taking people to the Oakland Grill because of the unique location great fool and cool experience.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Logan, Utah
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“Great for brunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

My wife and I came here on a tip from the hotel desk clerk. Situated among produce warehouses, you might not pick it out as a promising eatery, but was it ever great. Large portions and a very varied menu, and champagne and mimosas to boot! Great service too.

Visited March 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

My son introduced me to this place a few years ago and I eat breakfast there when I am traveling in Oakland. It has decent food, decent ambiance, and at a decent price. The service was above average and courteous. I would highly recommend this place if you are looking or a cool, hip place near Jack London in Oakland (right near Amtrak).

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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“Good Breakfasts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I have eaten breakfast at the Oakland Grill about 10 times over the years and have never been disappointed. It is in the midst of the very active wholesale produce market area of Oakland about two blocks from Jack London Square. Huge breakfast menu and very ample portions. On my last visit, I had a crab cake Benedict. The sauce could have been a little more lemony, but the dish was nonetheless very good. Decent coffee and good service.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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