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Jack London Square

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Address: Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510 645 9292
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Shopping, restaurants, and Jack London's cabin.

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Bayside tables at Sunset are Incredible.

I have been going to Jack London Square since 1969. Some stellar restaurants like Scott's, Kincaid's and Jack's Bistro. Get a window table at any of them and enjoy the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jimmy D
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been going to Jack London Square since 1969. Some stellar restaurants like Scott's, Kincaid's and Jack's Bistro. Get a window table at any of them and enjoy the transition from day to night watching the sunset over the Bay Bridge and San Francisco skyline. Breathtaking!! Try the crab cakes with raspberry coulee at Kincaid's, or the Sand Dabs... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jack Lonon square is worth checking out. Take a ferry from near the Ferry building (much more of a tourist destination) in the city, get off and check out the restaurants (bocanova has a great set menu for lunch), rent a kayak if you're feeling aventurous, have a little stroll along the water, into the old warehouse/port area and up... More 

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Oakland, California
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11 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Jack London Square could be nice and sometimes has good events. But honestly there are not the cool places One might like. Scott's is lame. Bocanova good but overpriced. Kayak store is good as is movie night and 4th of July

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Thank Spreck R
Oakland, California
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jack London Square has many good restaurants, entertainment, and events almost every week. There is a large Farmer's Market each Sunday. And the water views are beautiful.

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Sacramento
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best restaurant in Oakland. We go here every time we come to Oakland. The food is absolutely delicious and I say that after having eaten everything on the menu. The view of the estuary and all the boats is just icing on the cake. Do yourself a favor and try this restaurant right in Jack London Square.

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A little disappointing, not much to do there, unless you are hungry. Nice Marina Kinda expected more. However the ferry to San Francisco is located there.

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Nelson, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been told that this area has developed a lot in the last few years. There are lot's of restaurants, a few stores, coffee shops, ice cream place, great statues and landscaping and overall it's a nice walk by the water. There is a ferry that one can catch over to San Fransisco. I didn't take it, but someone pointed... More 

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Thirroul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With our sons family had a pleasant afternoon playing boccie while enjoying buffalo wings with fries and drinks. A pleasant way to enjoy a summer afternoon

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jack London square is a great place. It is safe and secure. You are right there by the ferry,world market and a bevmo,,,what more could you ask for!!!!!

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oakland, CA USA
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going to Jack London Square since we were children and it just keeps getting better and better. It's a pleasant place to stroll about and enjoy the fresh air on the boardwalk. Great location for the many festivals held here. Nice restaurants, site of the SF bay ferry, the weekend Farmer's market and frequent live music venue. Highly... More 

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