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The Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill

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) #27 of 1,102 Restaurants in Oakland $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612-4521
+1 510-735-9047
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612-4521
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

In town for business and heard that Lake Chalet offered a really nice Happy Hour menu and to top it off, it was Taco Tuesday. I must say that this did not start off to be the best dining experience....Long wait time due to lack...More

Thank Jawwws03
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Lake Merritt is a great relaxing park in the heart of Oakland and this restaurant is situated beautifully by the lake and has a large deck that extends to the lake. The outdoor is beautifully decorated and during weekend on sunny days you should expect...More

Thank Megan K
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The view is superb, food is amazing and service is top notch. Dock closes early but even the lake room was pretty. I ordered the Sole fish and was a beauty.

Thank assersamak
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Breakfast on Mother's Day was extremely disappointing. Without any website notification when making reservation, the normal Sunday menu was narrowed to where the only egg choices were variations of eggs benedict. No omelets, and couldn't even order scrambled eggs on request. The french toast was...More

Thank enso-circle
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Loved lake chalet. Great wine list, beers and cocktails. Had 7 different types of oysters. Yummy. The deviled eggs are to die for. Would definitely come back.

Thank Susanne G
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

It started out great. A very pleasant hostess, nice bartender and beautiful location. Waiter took our order, but didn't really listen and apply requests to the shrimp and crab louies. The order came mixed up a bit - he wanted no egg yolks and dressing...More

Thank Mthebaker
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Dinner with colleagues started with a bottle of red wine, some cocktails and specialty lemonades. I tried the pomegranate blackberry lemonade while another tasted the hibiscus lemonade iced tea. Appetizers was crab cake and a huge platter with 6 oysters, 6 shrimp, ceviche , crab...More

Thank KoolKat001
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The food and views are really good, the restaurant is big and can accommodate a lot of people. The wait staff are very nice and helpful too but there were very few of them for the size of the place and you only see them...More

Thank lovetripsdd
Reviewed April 12, 2016

View is beautiful. Food is excellent. Service - excellent. Sure, the price is up there but, I found no better restaurant in Lake Merritt. Right on the water, nice grounds surrounding. Doesnt get better in Lake Merritt.

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in the nicest place of Oakland. We were warm welcomed and get our table immediately. Service was amazing: fast and "invisible". All food was so delicious! I had Steak with crab legs (amazing), strange but tasty cocktail with rosemary, wonderful lavender latte...More

Thank OlgaGTim
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Anne J
May 19, 2016|
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Response from Susanne G | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, and there are even steamed options!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612-4521
    (17th St.)
  • Public Transportation: The Lake Merritt Bart station is 6 blocks away. 14th St & Oak St - (0.17 miles) — AC Transit #13 Jackson St & 17th St - (0.21 miles) — AC Transit #59
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-735-9047
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