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American Restaurants in Oakland

4.7 - 367 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 12AM

3891 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 655-3349

Cato's Ale House

Cato's is a longtime favorite of mine. The place has a rotating assortment of craft ale if you just want stop in for a brew. Staff is friendly, effi... More reviews

4.9 - 157 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

6101 Shattuck Ave, Oakland
(510) 250-9533

Shewhat Restaurant / Cafe

Where to start... Umm... So after a trash Monday workday, my sister came over and suggested my wife, herself and I come here. Lil sis knew what she was d... More reviews

4.4 - 323 votes

Hours: 12PM - 1AM

2325 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 568-2739

Drake's Dealership

Great food. Good portions. They will not seat your party until everyone is present. Appreciate their strict guidelines and their ordering process. (Order... More reviews

4.4 - 300 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

400 40th St, Oakland
(510) 597-0400


My friend suggested that I try Homeroom as I love Mac ‘n cheese. I was amazed with the selection! I ordered the Buffalo Chicken Mac ‘n Cheese and my frie... More reviews

4.4 - 297 votes

Hours: 11AM - 10PM

4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 658-7000

Fentons Creamery

I'm not sure what happened in the past decades that prompted charming ice cream parlors to go out of business in the US, but thank God for Fentons! ... More reviews

4.5 - 254 votes

Hours: 4 - 9PM

5301 College Ave, Oakland
(510) 985-8388

Marica Restaurant

Came for dinner while visiting from LA based on reviews. Not only did it not disappointed it was an incredible total experience. Had three main items, an... More reviews

4.4 - 277 votes

Hours: 12 - 9PM

201 Washington St, Oakland
(510) 465-4996

The Fat Lady Bar & Restaurant

Excellent food we tried the French onion soup Reuben sandwich and the seafood linguine. The service and atmosphere was delight reminding me of Paris! Eve... More reviews



4.7 - 179 votes

Hours: 5:30 - 11:30PM

3859 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 653-3902


Amazing time no second thought if you read this go let them make you happy trust them! Its was a fantastic time.Food wine all together very top of the ga... More reviews

4.6 - 207 votes

Hours: 11AM - 8PM

6317 College Ave, Oakland
(510) 654-6607

Wood Tavern

Good day friends, Trading Forex with MR DONALD RICHARD is apparently the secret to my newly acclaimed success in Forex trading, I recommend him for a lif... More reviews

4.5 - 237 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

146 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 208-5678


Great burgers!!! If you like your burger more 'wet' then get them regular but if you like it a bit less so, get it well done. For reference, i... More reviews

4.6 - 197 votes

Hours: 5 - 9PM

2935 Market St, Oakland
(510) 250-9882

Spinning Dough

EXCELLENT PIZZA. AMAZING SERVICE. Anyone who leaves this place a negative review can stick to Pizza Hut because obviously they have taste for shit. More reviews

4.5 - 222 votes

Hours: Open 24 today

3318 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland
(510) 893-2503

Colonial Donuts

I've been wanting to visit this place for a long time. I've tried their delicious donuts over the years and always wanted to visit. The area ca... More reviews

4.8 - 139 votes

Hours: 11AM - 6:30PM

1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland
(510) 834-2565

Rio California

So, if you want atmosphere, you should visit this charming Brazilian restaurant which is nestled in the middle of Preservation Park's Victorian neig... More reviews

4.5 - 217 votes

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

2735 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 451-2905

Z Cafe & Bar

"Z" Cafe seems to be getting back on track, had Caesar Salad with Grilled shrimp and NO extra fish, was just right and the shrimp were tender. Then Garli... More reviews

4.4 - 245 votes

Hours: 11AM - 2PM

5098 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
(510) 985-1213

Bakesale Betty

I've been to this place a few times over the years but never thought to write a review because with the over 4,000 reviews it already has, it doesn&... More reviews

4.4 - 225 votes

Hours: 8:30AM - 1:30PM

3353 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 835-5705

Lynn & Lu's Escapade Cafe

My favorite breakfast spot for 20. The Eggs Benedicts are to die for...they have very fast food service, delicious food, a beautiful and intimate out doo... More reviews

4.6 - 172 votes

Hours: 10AM - 3:29PM

1720 Franklin St, Oakland
(510) 836-0703

Lunch Box

This place is fantastic. Lucky if you find parking. Order half sandwich half soup. Sandwich meatball marinara and soup mac n cheese Cute hole in the wall... More reviews



4.3 - 250 votes

Hours: 11AM - 3PM

1611 2nd Ave, Oakland
(510) 663-7678


Very cute spot, chilaqueles weren't so great but I'll give it another shot and try something else there More reviews

4.3 - 241 votes

Hours: 9AM - 9PM

576 Grand Ave, Oakland
(510) 922-9582

Grand Lake Kitchen - Lake Merritt

Came here on a weekday off work great food here. Got the salmon open faced sandwich with pasta salad, my boyfriend got the cheeseburger. Both were amazi... More reviews

4.1 - 299 votes

Hours: 11AM - 11PM

2 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 444-3456

Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar

went for my bday and had such a great experience. staff was very nice and the food and ambience was great. More reviews

4.4 - 212 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 9PM

3853 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 879-7953

The Wolf

I knew I was in trouble when the unsmiling young woman at the host/hostess desk acted like she was doing me a big favor seating me at a rickety little ta... More reviews

3.9 - 357 votes

Hours: 11:30AM - 10PM

190 4th St, Oakland
(510) 834-2467

Chop Bar

Seemed overwhelmed by business Made us wait and kept ignoring us Beautiful setting and decent drinks Food was good When server finally took care of us sh... More reviews

4.2 - 260 votes

Hours: 12 - 8PM

4307 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
(510) 423-8634

Smokin Woods BBQ

Took my mom here for her 71st birthday! We all enjoyed our food and drinks. the service was great and we will definitely be back. If you haven't... More reviews

4.4 - 205 votes

Hours: 7AM - 9PM

229 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 444-2976


This was so good!!! I used to go to buttercup years ago, but the quality fell off. THEY HAVE BEEN REDEEMED! This food was so good, so flavorful. Go here!... More reviews

4.2 - 256 votes

Hours: 10:30AM - 4:30PM

4029 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
(510) 420-6962


Love this place to death!!! Had the best salad with pears/ pomegranate. Omg. It was great. And the gnocchi is to die for. I'll be getting this duo t... More reviews

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