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Lo Coco's Restaurant

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4270 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
+1 510-652-6222
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great local Italian - very friendly staff and wonderful meatballs. The Ensalata enenscapada (sic) salad is excellent as well.

Thank Cakebreadt
Fremont, California
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126 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Went here last night with friends, it was our first time here. We arrived after cocktails around 8pm and there was still a line to get seated. For me that's always a good sign. It took about 30 minutes to get seated. The place is very small and was packed during our visit but the waiter was very prompt and... More 

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Palm Springs, California, United States
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270 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner at Lo Coco's on Piedmont Ave in Oakland. The bread served is the same dough as they use for their pizza and comes fresh and warm, very tasty. I had the Cannelloni which was stuffed with cheese and meat and was 2 large ones, a very nice portion, with a delicious marinara sauce. I had this... More 

Thank Ken L
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

My daughter went on Yelp for restaurant reviews and we picked Lo Coco since we all wanted Italian. We were served bread and butter while waiting for the food. I asked for olive oil and balsamic vinegar. I was told they didnt have balsamic vinegar. We all were shocked. An Italian restaurant without balsamic vinegar?? We began to doubt if... More 

Thank HobbyMakan2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visiting family in San Fran and Oakland and arrived via recommendation. We're forever grateful! A small, delightful dining room that welcomes you, provides attentive service, and serves the most delightful Italian food. The four of us tried a margarita pizza as an appetizer...simple but delicious! Now, the house red sauce is luscious!. My son and I had the eggplant parmigiana...SPECTACULAR... More 

Thank Arlene M
Piedmont, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

Terrific pizzas, and take out that comes with their wonderful bread. Try the eggplant pasta, a real winner. Not your Bay Area snooty food place, been unchanged for the good for years. All my kids thrived on their meals.

Thank Karl K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

We were introduced to Lo Coco's over 30 years ago and it's our hands down favorite still. The menu is extensive with pasta and salad selections, but we always get pizza. The crust is perfect, crispy but not burnt, thin but not too thin. Our default is the Combination, although I frequently enjoy the Vesuvio-green onions, excellent sauce, cheese and... More 

Thank Jeniengler
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

Yes, the meatballs are like mom's. The sauce is pretty much perfectly done. The calamari in wine reduction sauce was an unusual but outstanding dish. Our server Joe was very gracious.

Thank Anthony C
Oakland, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Lo Coco's has been my go to choice for Italian food for years. Authentic Sicilian dishes, fresh ingredients and consistent quality. The linguine with clams and the spaghetti with meatballs are favorites, don't miss the mushrooms caruso appetizer. Cozy atmosphere, reasonable prices and friendly staff.

Thank Mark M
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

We randomly picked this restaurant because our kids were on a spaghetti kick and it had good reviews. The restaurant is small so we called ahead for a table and were greeted by friendly staff (small places sometimes cringe a little when you come in with a 3 and 4 year old). The food was really good. So good in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4270 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-652-6222

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?