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Tribune Tavern

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) #80 of 1,102 Restaurants in Oakland $$ - $$$ American, ,
401 13th St, Oakland, CA 94612-2601
+1 510-452-8742
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
“cobb salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
401 13th St, Oakland, CA 94612-2601
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Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great Service, and fantastic menu selection that is never static. Food is served with a smile and tastes outstanding. Lunch or dinner with a good selection of beers, wines and cocktails.

Thank Ray W
Reviewed July 1, 2015

We enjoyed our salads and appetizers. You can order both healthy and not so healthy items from the menu. This is a great place for business lunch. Save room for the banana split! Enjoy the architecture of this landmark building.

Thank JBR888
Reviewed June 24, 2015

The service was a bit slow considering that we were there after the lunch rush and there was hardly anyone there. The food was ok. I had the Linguini which came with a mushroom ragout. This was quite nice but nothing special. My dining partner...More

Thank Corinne C
Reviewed June 12, 2015

Oakland is becoming one of the great foodie towns in the United States. However, there is a small several block area of downtown Oakland that seems to have left behind. The City Center area has some excellent fast service options across nearly every cuisine type....More

Thank Cisco D
Reviewed April 12, 2015

Happy Hour was a great deal in downtown Oakland, parking across the street. Lots of seating inside with some outside also. Drinks very good, beer selection is ok.

Thank Scott E
Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stopped to eat here one night after taking an exam at the Convention Center. This Tribune Tavern was close to my hotel - Clarion Hotel Downtown Oakland. I got here before Happy Hour and got the Burger with fries for a good price -...More

Thank JustSuperJack77
Reviewed February 10, 2015

Food was ok - portions are small - calamari appetizer would feed maybe 1.5 people - good but small - also got the spiced nuts - also small portions - the fries were good - topped with pulled pork - Chicken pot pie for main...More

Thank Tribesman5398
Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Tavern is a great place to go for an upscale work lunch. The service is friendly and they even have a coat check. I had the corn beef sandwich which unfortunately didnt have more flavor but it was packed with plenty of corn beef....More

Thank Lqdeutsc
Reviewed October 30, 2014

i came here for the first time yesterday, and the house made orange cream soda....to die for!!! Yum! The service....great! I ordered the Mac and cheese.....a little runny and watery. Good flavor, but not that great. Hush puppies were pretty good. Will give it another...More

Thank Winni L
Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stopped here to meet friends before our red eye flight back to NYC. Great music, great drinks and great atmosphere. Not sure what its like on other days but Sundays seem to be good times.

Thank StefMillz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 13th St, Oakland, CA 94612-2601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-452-8742
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