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We are a fast casual eatery with counter service and a full bar, serving exceptional sustainable seafood boils, create-your-own poke bar and one-of-a-kind oyster bar. Order and pay at the counter, grab a table and dig in! History: alaMar is a chef-driven eatery that started as a full service restaurant in 2014. alaMar became best known for Chef Nelson's Braised Angus Oxtail dish and the Peel n Eat Gulf Shrimp submerged in his signature romesco sauce. Today, to better suit our guests' needs, we transformed into a quick service eatery serving the same delicious signature dishes that alaMar became synonymous with. Within our first 2 years, we were rated Michelin Recommended. In 2016, alaMar was…
$12 - $25
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Seafood, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Latin, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Table Service
We came for the boil and it was very messy (wear a hazmat suit or old clothes !), but so tasty. Use your hands and dig into the boil. We had one with head-on shrimp, Alaska snow crab, Mussels and Clams, along with corn and...More
We stopped here to watch the game. Excellent nachos fries and chicken wings as finger foods. The boils are amazing. The Steph Curry sauce is a must try. We has mild sauce but it had great flavors without the heat. Love that you can place...More
We arrived with no reservation, were seated and served quickly. The service is personal and attentive which is appreciated. The food is served promptly and it is delicious. Our group of 7 including a toddler were very well taken care of.
Beautiful chalk art of Steph, Draymond and Clay over the bar welcomes you! Chef and owner German Nelson, handsome and talented, is crafting culinary art in his kitchen. All sorts of Dub yummy awaits, gotta try several! Seafood etc with an Oakland creole/Cajun accent.
The Afro-Latino seafood restaurant is the love child of Executive Chef Nelson German. His menu features signature dishes such as the peel ‘n’ eat shrimp drowned in romesco sauce and the Braised Angus Oxtail derived from his mother’s recipe. The ever changing menu, reflecting locally-sourced...More
We were traveling to the South Bay after visiting wine country and were looking for something new in Oakland. They have a casual environment and you order on your phone. They bring it to your table as soon as it is ready. The flavor profiles...More
Before attending the Warriors-Pelicans playoff game, we visited this corner-located building featuring bright bay windows that opens up the dining area. Intelligent, educated bartender provided enjoyable conversation while we were seated at the bar. Tator tots, $9.00, a generous platter unlike the frozen variety to...More
Met my daughter here for lunch not really knowing what to expect. Ordered the Dominican Bowl with oxtails, beans, rice and plantains. Gloriously delicious. Perfectly seasoned and tender oxtails with not a lot of fat. The beans were a perfect accompaniment and full of flavor...More