Find the best food in Oakland: Chowhounds tell us where they love to eat and drink, from excellent street food to great weekday lunch places to the best fare at the Oakland Coliseum.

Looking for $1 oysters in the East Bay

by Cheesy Oysters 1 year ago

It's my annual post to find $1 oysters in the East Bay for the day after Thanksgiving. This year is harder because w...


Cheesy Oysters commented 7 days ago

Bay Area Trip - Need Help with Finishing Touches

by Chilidogs 3 months ago

Hey Everyone! I really enjoy reading this website because you guys give such great suggestions. :) We are planning a...


Chilidogs commented 1 month ago

Juhu Beach Club to open brick 'n mortar in Temescal [Oakland]

by escargot3 5 years ago

Fab news for those of us in the East Bay: Juhu Beach Club has taken over the location that had been SR24 at Telegrap...

Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

Eating the Ban

by slyc 9 months ago

I've come across a couple lists of places to "eat the ban", i.e., restaurants serving cuisine from the seven Muslim b...


j mather commented 3 months ago

Daughter Thai in Montclair [Oakland]

by Sablehart 8 months ago

Had a great dinner at Daughter Thai in Oakland--got the 24-hour beef noodle soup recommended in Luke Tsai's review, a...


SLRossi commented 3 months ago

Grocery Cafe | Burmese in Jack London Square - Oakland

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Our beloved Grocery Cafe re-opens tonight at 5pm, Monday 7/31, for dinner at its new location in Jack London Square. ...

Dave MP commented 4 months ago

Grocery Cafe- Burmese food! [Oakland]

by sfeater 3 years ago

New spot still figuring things out, but they are currently serving a limited menu of Burmese food. Tea leaf salad, co...

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

Crave BBQ | West Oakland

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Another tip from a BBQ friend that I hope somebody will follow up on --- Crave BBQ has been popping up at a gas stat...


Celery commented 4 months ago

New place for box lunches Berkeley/Oakland

by zunzie 5 months ago

I order a LOT of lunches for events. People I use frequently: Ann's, Market Hall, Town Kitchen, Gregoire, Poulet ...


zunzie commented 5 months ago

Lunch in Rockridge near BART

by jane21 5 months ago

I have to meet with a former work colleague. Would like something nice, but not as sophisticated as Oliveto's. Any ...


pinotho commented 5 months ago

ISO Nigiri sushi in Oakland

by free sample addict aka Tracy L 5 months ago

A friend is coming to town and I would like take him for sushi. He prefers Nigiri and is not much of a roll person. ...

free sample addict aka Tracy L commented 5 months ago

Baia Pasta Mostaccioli – Dried Pasta from Oakland

by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

The weekend before Christmas was the December New Tastemarket at St. Gregory’s Episcopal on Potrero Hill, basically a...


IanW commented 5 months ago

Oakland's Jack London Square - Restaurant Recommendations?

by FrannySF 6 months ago

Looking for a nice spot for a mid-week dinner. Mid-priced, comfortable. Any recommendations? Thanks.


sydthekyd commented 6 months ago

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East Bay: Learn about our local food collectives May 11th

by tre2012 7 months ago

Thursday May 11, 6–9:30pm: learn more about Worker-Owned Food Enterprises: Keep Your Money Truly Local! Meet the ...

Fuse Box restaurant Oakland

by zenki 2 years ago

Anyone been to Fuse Box? I just heard about it on Check Please. It sounds great-Korean and maybe California sensibili...

Mission commented 7 months ago

Wonderful home-made Yunnan meals [Berkeley/Oakland]

by ...tm... 2 years ago

A meal pick-up service, Josephine, started in the Berkeley/Oakland area a while ago with the idea that a home chef ma...

Melanie Wong commented 7 months ago

Delage in Oakland - new omakase/izakaya

by SeaEagle 1 year ago

I saw the post at East Bay Express, and was very interested to hear if any chow hounds have eaten there; they're stil...

Sablehart commented 8 months ago

Adesso/Oakland closing

by tre2012 8 months ago

Sold to new owners, announced in Eater and Inside Scoop. Next few weeks are the last but no firm closing date announc...


OaklandGal commented 8 months ago

Old cheesecake bakery in Oakland on Foothill by Fruitvale

by joltgrrl 10 years ago

My uncle was friends with the baker of one of the best cheesecakes that I've ever tasted. The shop was on Foothill Bl...


Mokolea commented 8 months ago