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Oakland Grill

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301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-3822
+1 510-835-1176
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
“turkey club” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-3822
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

My wife and I took our son to lunch at the Oakland Grill. Classic diner fare with very friendly staff. We had soup, hamburger and Caesar salad. All very good!

Thank murraygray69
Reviewed January 6, 2016

With all the changes happening in Oakland, it is a relief to know that the produce warehouses of Jack London Square are still going strong. And in this area is another standby--the Oakland Grill. I had not been there in years until yesterday, when I...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed November 30, 2015

You could tell this was going to be good by the wait. We were not disappointed. The food was fresh, unique and delicious. I had a strawberry mimosa too. yum

Thank WA_traveller57
Reviewed November 23, 2015

The breakfast is just OK, but we do come here probably once a month for breakfast. Its close, easy and pretty fast. The food and service is just so so.

Thank DreDayBay
Reviewed November 5, 2015

Oakland Grill is an institution, it been at the center of the bustling railway-fruit and vegetable areas for a long time. It is located in a urban setting with an industrial railway setup. The food is mostly American with many influences but is mostly American...More

Thank Don1065
Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I know why there is such a long line everytime I drive by. This is worth the diner brunch wait. There's brunch special and strawberry mimosa. Also serve way too much food so I always have leftover. I love the apple sausage on the menu....More

Thank pammundell
Reviewed September 23, 2015

We had a delightful Saturday morning meal at this restaurant. There was a minimal wait and the atmosphere was great. The portions of food were large and the cooking was excellent. Our waiting staff were prompt and supplied our wants and needs. This place is...More

Thank cindyhasitall
Reviewed September 14, 2015

A great place for breakfast any time of day. The place is busy all the time and they turn the tables fast without rushing diners. Or let's are always good, breakfast potatoes are nicely spiced, the toast usually arrives still warm enough to melt the...More

Thank FoodWineSFBayArea
Reviewed August 19, 2015

For location, atmosphere, and hearty services, Oakland Grill is one of the top places in Oakland for breakfast. Smack dab next to the bustling fruit packing district, the restaurant is open air and very basic. There's nothing fancy about this place. It could do a...More

Thank HerbPaine
Reviewed June 1, 2015

Sunday brunch draws a crowd, but it is worth the wait. The staff is attentive and helpful and the food is fresh, hot and delicious. It's in a bit of a mixed industrial-commercial district, but don't be discouraged by that. People wait outside and it's...More

Thank Christopher M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-3822
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-835-1176
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