A CoteAddress: 5478 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618
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A Cote restaurant is symbolic of Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood--cozy, friendly, and inviting. Jack and Daphne Knowles planned it that way, and their careful choices are reflected not only in the decor, but in the food and atmosphere. Everything in this restaurant reinforces the idea of intimacy, from the family style dishes to the wood fired oven in the open kitchen. Their Mediterranean cuisine is perfect for an intimate dinner for two, or for an after work bite with coworkers after a hard day. This is definitely a place to fill your belly and ease your mind.
BayWolfAddress: 3853 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
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BayWolf Restaurant in Oakland has been one of the key players in creating and leading the Bay Area dining revolution for over 34 years because of the care, creativity, and inventive approach it takes to provide outstanding food in a relaxed setting. Their monthly menu specializes in French and Italian cuisine with a California attitude. BayWolf has always used local ingredients at their peak with a focus on wonderful duck preparations. The restaurant itself is a comfortable, old house whose modern art collection charms the dinner guests. BayWolf provides a memorable dining experience for romantic dinners as well as family …
CommisAddress: 3859 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
Commis’ cuisine strives to combine the classic and traditional with the modern and refreshing. The restaurant’s seasonally changing menu achieves this goal by infusing balance and ambition into each of its dishes. Located in Oakland, Commis sits central to most areas of San Francisco, allowing a variety of clientele to experience this chef’s new avant-garde vision. Commis creates this distinctive perspective by combining ingredients that come together in an almost unexpected harmony.
PicánAddress: 2295 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Charleston She-Crab Soup, Buttermilk Southern Fried Chicken, “Low & Slow” Barbequed Ribs, Carolina Plantation Hoppin’ John and Low Country Shrimp and Grits, all served with complimentary golden corn bread and whipped honey butter. Couple this extraordinary menu with a comprehensive Bourbon selection and you have Oakland’s Picán restaurant. Situated in Oakland’s “Uptown” cultural district, this culinary gem brings the traditions of the Deep South to California. Classic standards are served with a sophisticated twist, allowing diners to experience truly tantalizing dishes with rich and hearty flavors. The restaurant offers both small and large plates that celebrate and accentuate customary Southern …
Miraglia CateringAddress: 2096 Burroughs Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94577
Counting such diverse companies as the American Heart Association and Ghiradelli Chocolate among their extensive list of clients, Miraglia Catering has grown from a butcher’s hobby in 1948 to a hugely successful third-generation catering company. Manned by an on-call staff of over 100 described as “competent, efficient, and professional at all times,” Miraglia’s keeps up with current trends while providing exceptional service and provides fun, imaginative touches. Weddings and corporate functions are among their most popular events , but more affordable menu items, such as bento boxes and barbecue, are also available .
Bellanico Restaurant & Wine BarAddress: 4238 Park Boulevard Oakland, San Francisco, CA 94602
Located in the heart of Glenview district in Oakland, Bellanico is a continuation of Chris Shepherd and Elizabeth Frumusa’s legacy of opening fantastic restaurants in North California. Derived from their daughter’s name, Bellancio serves rustic Italian cuisine. By keeping everything fresh and inventive, Bellancio changes their menu every season and is dedicated to serve the best seasonal, local, sustainable, and organic food possible. Inside their establishment, Bellancio has a small wine bar offering Old World wines emphasizing the Italy region. Bellanico is a local gem waiting to serve you when you are in the neighborhood.
Yoshi's OaklandAddress: 510 Embarcadero West, , Oakland, CA 94607
Yoshi’s San Francisco, the jazz club and Japanese restaurant, has a new location in Oakland. About Yoshi's: Chef Shotaro Kamio has brought the best of his experience as an apprentice to top chefs in Tokyo to his own work here stateside with Yoshi's. Finding the perfect balance between using traditional Japanese cooking methods, seasonal ingredients, and authentic spices, Chef Kamio uses three words to describe his cuisine: Seasonal, Simple, and Surprise. Try the Maple Leap Duck Takaki (with summer vegetables, a Saikyo miso vinaigrette, and Welsh vanilla sea salt) or the Tsukiji Sashimi Selection (five varieties of seasonal fish from …
Silver DragonAddress: 835 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94607
For generations, people have been coming to Silver Dragon to indulge in their authentic Chinese cuisine, making this establishment a tradition for most. Located in Oakland Chinatown, Silver Dragon serves guests from sizes of a dinner of four to large parties from weddings, banquets, and corporate events, serving them favorites like Peking Duck with steamed blossom rolls and Lobster with Braised Noodle. Silver Dragon has been open since 1956, offering tasty Chinese dishes and they plan to continue for generations.
MezzeAddress: 3407 Lakeshore Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94610-2307
Innovating and unique, Mezze offers a pan-Mediterranean cuisine that changes with the seasons. Their menu has a wide variety of choices that they make special in taste and design like their Housemade Gnocchi served with pulled duck confit. Every night along side with their Dinner menu, Mezze has a three-course prix-fixe menu. In addition, every other month Mezze has a special four-course prix-fixe menu that features traditional dishes from cities all along the Mediterranean Basin. Mezze always tries to give back to the regulars that keep on coming back. So Mezze offers a Corkage-free night on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesday.
XycloAddress: 4218 Piedmont Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94611-4714
Located in Oakland on Piedmont Ave, Xyclo offers classic Vietnamese cuisine for people that have modern day and complex palettes. Xyclo serves only the freshest and highest ingredients to create playful textures, flavors, and aromas. Modern and minimalistic, Xyclo interior design showcases an arrangement of wood accents and colorful lighting that creates a beautiful and relaxing arena. In addition, their lounge named the “Red Room” creates a sexy environment with custom “puzzle” chandeliers, accent lighting, and candles to have a few drinks with your loved one or friends.
Eli's Mile High ClubAddress: 3629 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609
Cafe ColucciAddress: 6427 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609
Jong Ga HouseAddress: 372 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610
Miss Pearl's Jam HouseAddress: 1 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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