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Food and restaurants in Oakland

Top restaurants

Cheese Shop
“Cheeseboard pizza is amazing! They make one kind of vegetarian pizza every day and it changes daily. Check out their website to see the pizza of the day. They also have amazing buffalo milk soft serve and house made ginger cookies. There is outdoor seating and live music every day for both lunch and dinner. Don't be intimidated by the line. It moves quickly!”
  • 208 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“ This is the famous Alice Waters, fancy, farm-to-table restaurant. If you're a foodie, you might need to check it off your list. ”
  • 199 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Wonderful Italian food. This isn't just pizza, it's a gorgeous atmosphere and the menu changes daily according to what's fresh at the farmer's market.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Bakery
“Local favorite spot for specialty bakery that offers delicious gourmet pizza! Tips: Be sure to look them up online to see what their daily pizza is! ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Bakery
“Amazing Fried Chicken sandwiches eaten on an ironing board. If you are there before 11:30, you might miss the line. And hella good baked goods as well. A Temescal institution ”
  • 131 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Delicious thin crust pizza with other great options. You can either have dinner in the front, or hang out at the bar in the back. I believe they're also open for brunch. ”
  • 136 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Brewery beer garden with many beer selections & great flatbread pizza /bites”
  • 92 locals recommend

Cafes

New American Restaurant
“ This is the famous Alice Waters, fancy, farm-to-table restaurant. If you're a foodie, you might need to check it off your list. ”
  • 199 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Wonderful Italian food. This isn't just pizza, it's a gorgeous atmosphere and the menu changes daily according to what's fresh at the farmer's market.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Bakery
“Local favorite spot for specialty bakery that offers delicious gourmet pizza! Tips: Be sure to look them up online to see what their daily pizza is! ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Excellent, mellow bar for Belgian and specialty beers. Great place to have a conversation.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Vibrant, authentic French restaurant in the heart of Berkeley (near campus). Really great food and vibe. Brunch is amazing but prepare for a long wait! They take reservations for dinner.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Cafe
“The coffee here is decent, the food options are more extensive than Highwire and it's open earlier. They sometimes have live music in the evenings and often show soccer games on the TVs. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Best coffee in a very ambient old building that previously sat vacant for years.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Friendly Barista helps you choose a blend they think you'll like. You can add anything you want. They can change whatever you want for you untill you are 100% satisfied. My favorite coffees: Tesora, and Ecstatic Iced Coffee. ”
  • 50 locals recommend

Bakeries

Cheese Shop
“Cheeseboard pizza is amazing! They make one kind of vegetarian pizza every day and it changes daily. Check out their website to see the pizza of the day. They also have amazing buffalo milk soft serve and house made ginger cookies. There is outdoor seating and live music every day for both lunch and dinner. Don't be intimidated by the line. It moves quickly!”
  • 208 locals recommend
Bakery
“Local favorite spot for specialty bakery that offers delicious gourmet pizza! Tips: Be sure to look them up online to see what their daily pizza is! ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Bakery
“Amazing Fried Chicken sandwiches eaten on an ironing board. If you are there before 11:30, you might miss the line. And hella good baked goods as well. A Temescal institution ”
  • 131 locals recommend
Bakery
“It is on the way to Ashby BART if you are walking there. They have great pies and pastries.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“Bagels boiled in honey water, then wood fired. The egg dishes, and sandwiches are so so good. In the news for a reason. ”
  • 78 locals recommend
Bakery
“Incredible Berkeley-based bakery for fresh breads and pastries. There's always a small line up outside, but it moves fast (and you can grab a coffee at Bartavelle next door while you wait).”
  • 68 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“A local favorite bakery + best coffee and vegan pizzas baked to perfection using sustainable organic local ingridients”
  • 46 locals recommend
Bakery
“La Farine are a chain of bakeries. They make amazing cakes and other pastries. ”
  • 40 locals recommend