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The Trappist

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) #88 of 1,088 Restaurants in Oakland $$ - $$$ , American,
460 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607-3935
+1 510-238-8900
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“reuben” (3 reviews)
“front bar” (5 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
All hours
Bar, American, Belgian, Brew Pub, Pub
$$ - $$$
460 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607-3935
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of us relaxed after flying in from Chicago to Oakland at this bar; the bar itself was beautiful, old or old-looking wood, period-style lighting, plenty of empty bottles lining the ceiling shelf, lots of brick, old tile on the floor, crammed with people from...More

Thank Iratwo
Reviewed March 17, 2017

I love this place. The food is great, and I like that they specialize in Belgian beers. It's not a fast place, but once you're here, you'll want to stay, so don't come here in a hurry.

Thank jrau
Reviewed March 9, 2017

this is kind of a self service-order at the counter-kind of place with a large selection of Beers. We ordered sandwiches for dinnner which were very good. but otherwise a limited menu of food.

Thank cheryl b
Reviewed February 18, 2017

The Trappist is a great place to have a few drinks in Oakland. We were there last weekend to check out their craft beers sponsored by a Japanese craft brew house called "Coedo" (Kyodo Shoji Koedo). We were surprised to see a long line outside...More

Thank Qualitypro3336
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The primary draw here is the beer. A well thought out selection of good craft beer compliments a nice neighborhood pub type of atmosphere. The cheese and charcuterie plates are well executed and excellent.

Thank Birdwatcher_jpm
Reviewed September 22, 2016

There were more beers I wanted to try than I could actually drink, but we had a nice dinner and the beer and food were both great. Get the Reuben!

Thank kimncris
Reviewed July 13, 2016

We stopped in on a weekend later afternoon, as I had been wanting to check this place out. It is a really old building so the space setup is a little tight, but that's just how old buildings are. Supposedly there is a front bar...More

Thank WaywardWander9
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Tried to get a beer on a weekday evening. Too crowded, loud, no wait people, bartender disinterested. Won't go back.

Thank happyhiker10
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Great selection of beers and ales! Good options for bar snacks and light meals. Always a friendly and helpful staff. One of my favorite things is that each bartender gets to use their own playlists on the nice sound system. I always hear some great...More

Reviewed March 15, 2016

Went here after work with a colleague and found it to be very popular and crowded. Bar is kind of setup in a U, with seating area's wrapping around the building, and not many tables. Nice selection of local and foreign hard to find beers...More

Thank Schuelej
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Bar, American, Belgian, Brew Pub, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607-3935
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-238-8900
  • E-mail
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