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“Excellent Jambalaya!”
Review of Hibiscus

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Ranked #380 of 1,277 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $35 - $55
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
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Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 18th street
Transit: We are only 2 blocks away from the 19th Street BART station and 4 blocks away from the AC Transit corridor at 20th and Broadway.
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
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“Excellent Jambalaya!”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Hibiscus Restaurant, Oakland, CA: Thoroughly enjoyed my meal there. Quickly seated. The menu is not extensive, but varied enough and almost exclusively southern-style fare. Very affordable. Nice atmosphere. Friendly, attentive but relaxed service. Nice ambiance but easy enough to carry on a normal conversation.

The mixed green salad appetizer was fresh and large, had a good mix of greens and had a tasty vinegarette dressing. As an entree, I had the Jambalaya and it was terrific. Good flavor that grows on you; significant and noteworthy without being over-powering. Lots of chunks of chicken and sausage (you can also get it w/shrimp). I did not have dessert.

I would definitely go back and would recommend it if southern fare is your preference.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank dtwo2
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English first
Richmond, CA
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great little spot”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

The chef makes dishes without meat. Very vegetarian friendly and the prices are pretty reasonable. It was a little chilly and they had the doors open, but that was the only down side. Very minor issue. I will return.

Visited December 2012
Thank Shonda D
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San Francisco, California
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“wow nothing like fresh food yummmmm”
Reviewed February 12, 2012

what a great experience the food was delicious and fresh love the taste and the delicious drinks to die for, great customer service, we were sit in minutes and serve very quicky we went for show and din't want to wait to long,salads wow i will go again and again

  • Visited June 2011
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Thank herenio1
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