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Fentons Creamery and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In June we had a great dinner here after sailing on Merritt Lake. The food was fresh and very tastey. I really enjoyed the ice cream too.

Thank travelmom621
Oakland, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheerful environment. Good service. Great for multi-generational family gatherings or gathering with friends. Delicious ice cream. I haven't eaten meals here, but the ice cream is good and lusciously presented!

Thank djathome
Oakland, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you grew up in Oakland/Berkeley Fentons is the landmark ice creamery of fond memories and enjoyment of your traditional fountain. It is a can't miss for young or old.

Thank Don H
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu is large. The food is average. The home made ice cream desserts are huge, gooey and delicious. Weekends are very crowded, so go early or on a week night.

Thank Joyce B
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in the Bay Area and have fond memories of our family trips from El Cerrito to Fentons for ice cream during the hot summers. Now as an adult living and working in Oakland, I get the pleasure of visiting Fentons not just for ice cream, but also to enjoy lunch with friends and co-workers, but the ice... More 

Thank Harper269
Oakland, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fenton's is half a block from piedmont movie theatre, and always crowded. Great ice cream! yum. many flavors am! The ice crea dishes are humungous, so come hungry! wheelchair accessible, and very noisy

Thank Tamar R
Danville, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want some delicious ice cream this is the place to visit. The food is also delicious . My only complaint is that parking is hard to find but its worth it.

Thank Eddie P
bay area
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ice cream is Dreyer like. Food passes off as "kids food" and similar to Denny's. We had a burger that was clearly frozen. Bun was one found at Safeway, nothing special. French fries were greasy, under cooked and just plain gross. Where has Fenton's gone? they are taking too many shortcuts here.

San Francisco Bay Area
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73 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Common Family Friendly Place Fenton's Creamery! Do you remember the Disney movie "Up"? You'll find Fenton's in lovely Oakland's Piedmont area. Ice cream, cookies, and sandwiches brings a smile to both your face and stomach! Good old Commoner's Fine dining! If you drink tea or coffee with you're pinky figure out? Then, this may not be the place for you.... More 

Thank Acommon1
Oakland, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I happen to be with my grandkids or with friends and we're close to Piedmont I find it's my chance to suggest going to Fentons for lunch. Why? Because for selfish reasons I love their crab sandwich - it's so good! The turkey/cranberry sandwich is my grandson's favorite and the kids just love the ice cream. Fentons is a... More 

Thank Pamela P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 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
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 510-658-7000

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