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“Old Downtown”
Review of Old Oakland

Old Oakland
Ranked #26 of 126 things to do in Oakland
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SLC, UT
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Old Downtown”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Love the downtown it's got such great old buildings with cool architecture. Lots of little shops and deli's -Go exploring we found one we loved!!

Visited April 2012
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  • Dutch first
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
San Jose, California
Level 5 Contributor
34 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Fun Downtown Area”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Plenty of restaurants and bars -- and food shopping (Housewives Market/Chinatown).

Visited May 2012
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3 Thank lipsticktraces
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Oakland, California
Level 6 Contributor
308 reviews
119 attraction reviews
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“just go”
Reviewed April 16, 2012

awsome pubs, great jewelry stores, concecha and tamarindo the farmers market... just go.... plenty of parking.. and the architecture is beautiful

Visited April 2012
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2 Thank sansa31
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phoenix
Level 6 Contributor
747 reviews
443 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
“Nice small pocket of architecture”
Reviewed March 8, 2012

This is a small pocket of Oakland adjacent to downtown, Chinatown and the Jack London Square area. The street has been gentrified and there are some interesting shops in this section. Please note; this is a relatively small number of blocks; not an extensive area.

Visited March 2012
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3 Thank chicago90Phoenix
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Santa Rosa, California
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Fun Neighborhood”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

I live in Old Oakland and love it. There are lots of great restaurants and some night life too, at least on some nights. For variety, Chinatown is right next door and sort of melds with Old Oakland. The neighborhood also seems safe. I have never had a problem, although there are often panhandlers who are always friendly.

Visited February 2012
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