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A Cote

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5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
+1 510-655-6469
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Imagine that reading reviews gave you a true taste of a place? No? You will have to try A Côte yourself to decide what you think. The service was attentive ( thank you to our server Xtina ). And, the host stopped by a couple...More

Thank saolsen11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is a bit on the dark side, it was warm and cosy. We had the steak, calamari, risotto and clam and some definitely good wine. The service was quick and efficient. I advise to come between 6pm-7pm for dinner otherwise the place would...More

Thank Audrey B
Reviewed April 13, 2017

My fiance and I decided to try this place out. We made a reservation for 6, they open at 5:30. We were able to be seated shortly after arriving at 5:45. The server was attentive and offered us water and time to look over the...More

Thank ChristinaCali
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Nice local spot with tapas style food. Good family style place with a very eclectic wine list. Most wines from Europe and eastern European countries. Very few CA wines. Nice thing about it is if you don't like something you can order another dish. Dishes...More

Thank fffjxc
Reviewed March 19, 2017

A Cote is a successful Berkeley neighborhood restaurant which means that in most communities it would be vying for position as one of the tops in town. The menu is broad and all the food is well prepared. Salads and fish courses the other night...More

Thank cary263
Reviewed February 20, 2017

The food was OK, nothing special, but no mistakes. But what was weird was their system. The server described the process as tapas coming out of the kitchen as they are prepared and to be shared for the full table. But the menu had a...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

A Côté lost it! First, had to wait nearly 20mm for our table despite booking it in a advance. Then had to wait for another 20mm for a glass of wine. Really?! Then took more than an hour to get our plates of food after...More

Thank jc_PCH1
Reviewed February 10, 2017

My wife and I visited A Cote quite a few years ago, and our first experience there was underwhelming. We thought the food was pretty ordinary, the service rather ordinary, the prices quite high for what was offered, and the overall value was on the...More

Thank Andreas G
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This place is a true diamond in the ruff. Children told me about it and had one of the best meals I can ever remember. Service, atmosphere and FOOD SUPERB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank John B
Reviewed December 28, 2016

I dined here on Dec. 19 with a friend I had not seen in a long time. This turned out to be the perfect choice since we spent a very long time catching up and were not pressured at all to give up our table....More

Thank BobKatUSA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
  • Public Transportation: Rockridge Bart station 3 blocks north of the restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-655-6469
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