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55 Webster Street, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
+1 510-444-1233
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“papas fritas” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
South American, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
55 Webster Street, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
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1 - 10 of 328 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've never sat near a marina, never traveled in Mexico or eaten at a good Mexican or Peruvian restaurant, or just don't know much about food in general and have money to waste, then you might love this place! Unlike other reviewers, we found...More

Thank JudgeMendel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find while walking around Jack London Square!!! We had Polly, our bichon, with us. They were very welcoming to Polly on the outside patio facing the marina. We had 5 small plates between us. Describing the food would do it an injustice....More

Thank LeoW_DavidR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everybody seems to be doing small plates in the Bay Area these days. Bocanova too. The food is contemporary mexican with a choice of light (and heavier) tapas. Most of them really delicious. The restaurant is a stone's throw from the marina. Some tables offer...More

Thank FM6565
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is at the edge of the Jack London sq complex, so it is not crowded (and we got there late). We only ordered several appetizers, as we were not interested in sandwich or burgers. Fried pepper is interesting, not too hot. Short rib meat...More

Thank TMMak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambiance, food and service were good. However, the restrooms were really not what you would expect in a restaurant of this kind (or lower). I pointed this to management but the reply was not apologetic at all.

Thank Graciela A
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Staff seated us quickly and were very attentive to our party of five. This was a beautiful restaurant at the Jack London Square. They have a very good brunch menu. They also have pet friendly outdoor seating. If you visit this restaurant you'll have an...More

Thank Troy W
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were walking around Jack London Square when we decided to try Bocanova for lunch. We picked it because of the view from the outdoor seating and the decor looking inside the restaurant. It turned out to be an excellent choice. Our...More

Thank Carl D
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

We started with some cocktails and there was no other word for them other than bad. I'm not sure where the bartender learned to make drinks but hopefully he didn't pay for it. We had a couple appetizers that were good (ceviche and empanadas) but...More

1  Thank allaboutwandering
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant to sit outside and see the water. Even better is their food! They do a twist on the food and it's from several cuisines. The service is good and it's enjoyable for lunch and for dinner.

Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed May 24, 2017

The service was first class and the food was excellent, the location is perfect and away from the main town in a more relaxed environment by the harbour. i would highly recommend going!

Thank Phil T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Webster Street, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
    (Embarcadero W)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-444-1233
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