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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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Nice quarter at the waterfront, private property

The Jack London Square is a quarter with a lots of restaurants, shops, ferry station and a Jack london memorial. It is nice and friendly, very clean, benches offer relaxing places... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Moab
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We come to Jack London Square frequently for a variety of reasons - great restaurants, pick up ferry to SF, visit winery, etc. Always a fun trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Jack London Square is a quarter with a lots of restaurants, shops, ferry station and a Jack london memorial. It is nice and friendly, very clean, benches offer relaxing places in sun and shadow. There is also a harbor view and some water action opportunities. Nice for some hours to spent.

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philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful area of oakland on the waterfront, lots of restaurants and bars in the area as well as fun events like the Jack of all trades market on 2nd Saturdays.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The stores and restaurants are a bit on the expensive side but there is something to do for everyone.

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walnut creek, ca, usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How can you go wrong when you're at the waterfront and there's a gazillion great restaurants, beer gardens, and sports bars including Plank (read: entertainment for the young-at-heart with bowling, arcade, bocce ball, outdoor bar with separate more intimate sitting areas, some with fire pits), dance clubs and music venues (such as Yoshi's), outdoor activities such as bike rentals and... More 

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southern cali
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Most people think that Oakland is run down and dangerous, but Jack London Square is a newly renovated area with many restaurants and activities for the young and old to enjoy. This area also has weekly activities going on that take place along the marina. I have been to a food festival here, an evening where they teach dancing, and... More 

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped fir dinner at a week know pizza restaurant, the Forge. Good variety at fair price for this type of tourist area. Lots of places to eat, and walk around. Problem getting the free shuttle bus to Bart, waited at stop about 1/2 hour. Gave up and took a Taxi

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the history and restaurants of the area. We've been there twice in the last year, and highly recommend.

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Washington DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming, trendy area with many restaurant choices. Great food. A little expensive but we thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

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Simi Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jack London Square in Oakland is on the waterfront and can be a nice place to hang out for the afternoon. Nice to walk around, with a few shops of interest. On Sunday mornings (9am) they have a Farmer's Market, which was a surprise and fun to cruise around. Big parking structure across the street. When the weathers good, it's... More 

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