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“Quinn's Lighthouse R and P- great location, food, service.”

Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub
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Ranked #11 of 1,277 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Livingston
Description: East Bay Restaurant Wins in 2006 "BEST WINE LISTS IN AMERICA" Competition. Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant was awarded the Grand Prize in the Short List Category by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine. The Judges found Quinn's List "SHORT and SWEET” with well chosen, food friendly selections. The list distinguished it self though "DEAD ON" informative Wine descriptions and an innovative Specialty Feature of Rose Wines from around the World. Quinn's Lighthouse is the Landmark Center Piece of the Oakland Waterfront Historic Embarcadero Cove Marina. Quinn's Lighthouse was awarded "BEST CASUAL DINING FAMILY RESTAURANT OF THE EAST BAY" BY THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Quinn's serves an eclectic mix of traditional American cuisine, ethnic specialties and seafood specialties from both coasts. The Yacht Club Dining Room, located on the main floor, offers a quiet and relaxing dining atmosphere overlooking the Embarcadero Cove Marina.
Englewood, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
281 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Quinn's Lighthouse R and P- great location, food, service.”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

We found this treasure after a long day of driving north of SFO and then over the Golden Gate Bridge in the middle of a traffic jamb! The peanuts and ale went together very well and everyone enjoyed the fare and the excellent service. I had the best fish and chips with just excellent red cabbage coleslaw. Wonderful spot to end the day and to fuel up for the trip home to Fremont.

Visited March 2013
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san leandro, california
Level 6 Contributor
88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Fun Restaurant with Great Bay Views”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Quinn's is a hidden gem in an old lighthouse building on the Embarcadero in Oakland. They have some outstanding dishes like the Cajun Clams which are a mainstay in every meal that we have. The steakhouse tomato salad is also fresh and delicious. Many people love their Seafood Newburg although it's a little rich for me so I will usually have cioppino which is very tasty and a little lighter. But the best thing about Quinns is the scenic view and large beer selection. One of my favorite places to go relax and have a nice casual - yet special - night out.

Visited February 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“good food reasonalble prices”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Nice deck area, food was well prepared, beer was cold! Several beers on tap to choose from, the bartender was knowledgeable and helpful in assisting me select a microbrew.

Visited March 2013
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Houston, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Outstanding food and service”
Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

This is our favorite resturant in the bay area. The food and service is among the best that I have had. Great out of the way location with free parking. Windows that open onto the water, never rushed to complete your meals. On weekends reservations are a good idea.

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Oakland, California
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A hidden gem!”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Our family (one adult, two seniors, one teenager) enjoyed our dinners and all of us were particularly impressed by the excellent service. This former lighthouse has been moved from its previous position but the owners have carefully preserved the original structure. There are good views both from the dining room, and from the more informal upper deck - try them both!

  • Visited March 2013
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