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Flora

#42 of 1,061 Restaurants in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1900 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612-2202 (19th St.)
+1 510-286-0100
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10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Oakland, California
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188 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner here with friends and were pleased with everything. We were glad we had reservations as the place filled up while we ate. We split some excellent small plates as starters. I tried the rabbit cassoulet, a clever modification of a classic French dish. My companions all tried potato gnocchi with seasonal vegetables. When my wife offered a... More 

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Thank The Other Jim H
Kensington, California
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79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a white tablecloth restaurant on 19th in a happening part of Oakland, across from the Fox. We had a set of appetizers with great quality and fresh ingredients. I started with a Jerusalem artichoke soup and Dungeness crab cakes. Wife had a fresh salad and shrimps with a nice mix of citris and avocado. Really tasty. Also interesting... More 

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Thank Dennis B
San Francisco, California
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328 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Lovely high-ceiling, art deco, ornate dining area. Intimate setting candle-lit tables. Visit the 40's and 50's and a throw-back to that era. House savignon blanc, $12.00 was good. Negroni, $10.00 was fine. Dinner hamburger, $16.00, served with weak fries on a store-bought bun was average. Buttermilk fried chicken was mostly chicken-skin and coating, Could find much chicken under the camouflage.... More 

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Thank bill s
Oakland, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Where to start? The delicious, retro decor can't be beat. Come on a busy night, which is every night, and wait for your table while sitting at Fauna, their joined bar next door. Cocktails are transcendent. Once back at Flora, sit at either a table or their fancy bar, and star in your own black-and-white movie. Seriously, whomever did their... More 

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Thank Susan_and_Mike74
Oakland, California
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 23, 2016

We've been meaning to try this spot for a while, so I chose it for my birthday dinner. The food was exceptional - each person was happy with their choice. Mine, pork shoulder confit, was so tender, it didn't need a knife. Also, the artichoke soup was the best. Although we didn't specify it was a birthday dinner, they gave... More 

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Thank Kasac1943
Scottsdale, Arizona
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320 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

A group of 6 ate dinner here last night. I called and told the restaurant we were celebrating a birthday and they had personalized 'Happy Birthday' signs on the table when we got there and also gave the BD boy a complementary dessert. Nice touch. I thought my dish (a steak) was cooked perfectly and was tender and delicious. Everyone... More 

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Thank booptraveler
Allentown/Lehigh Valley
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91 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Went with locals and was very impressed. Very retro cool place, a little noisy, but still fun. Great cocktails and excellent heirloom salad and pork shoulder - other entrees look just as good.

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Thank pkrajsa
Oakland
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126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Flora is one of those places that keeps showing up not only on Oakland's "must go to" places, but on everyone's "Top Five". Five stars are for places that should be on your short list if or if this is highly recommended by friends. Service is always good and consistent here. Servers are attentive and the food was served quickly.... More 

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1 Thank freeandgoing
Oakland, California, United States
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2016

After trying for many years to make my Sunday schedule work for brunch at Flora--upon recommendation from many reviews and close friends, I finally made it in to the gorgeous dining room a couple weeks ago. We didn't make a reservation, but at almost 2 PM we didn't mind waiting a while. The hostess greeted us with and up and... More 

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2 Thank Mark G
Berkeley, California
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Took some friends here; their first; real foodies; apt in Paris etc. They loved this place ! Food was superb, service was excellent, special cocktails were to die for; excellent dining experience !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612-2202
    (19th St.)
  • Public Transportation: 19th Street Bart Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-286-0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?