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“Trendy place for brunch”
Review of Penrose

Penrose
Ranked #82 of 1,467 Restaurants in Oakland
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Contemporary
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

This is a large place that gets crowded. The brunch is more interesting than the usual US cuisine. The staff are nice. A little expensive.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank janicealbert
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Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Delicious food, excellent drinks in a lovely environment. Ordered the warm olives and chicken breasts - moist, flavorful - delicious! For drinks we ordered mojitos and a mezcal cocktail. Both were just right! Cozy and not to loud for conversation.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tiffany M
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

Bar is outstanding with bartenders that really understand how to make a great cocktail. We sat for dinner and had an amazing steak with red wine reduction and the absolute best fried crab cake appetizer. Wait staff are superb.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Thank Chris K
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Decent food but sub par service; we waited an extended time to order drinks, food, and to receive the check. Dessert was never offered which was too bad because we would have ordered it. I would not recommend it when there are plenty of other awesome restaurants in the same area with similar food and ambiance.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nehughes
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

My wife and I ate here tonight before catching a movie at the Grand Lake. Very nice, attractive space. Good, friendly service. Good drinks as well, with happy hour discounts until 6:30. Superb squash soup. Very good salmon dish as well - a bit on the small side. Enough for a light eater like her, but I'm glad I had the hearty soup to start. All in all, highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank Southside
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