Disco Volante is a trendy and popular bar and restaurant located in Chinatown near Downtown Oakland. The menu consists of several different sections, but the main selection comes from the Bistro menu, which features dishes like Crispy Avocado Tacos, Delicata Squash Pot Pie, and a daily Housemade Sausage. In addition to the Bistro menu, Disco Volante also offers a selection of dinner specials like Brick Chicken, and a selection of snacks and dessers as well. However, Disco Volante is as much a trendy cocktail bar as it is restaurant, with a nice selection of specialty cocktails and wines. Disco Volante hosts live music almost every night of the week.
1408 Webster Street Oakland, CA 94620 +1 510 251 0769
Karibbean City is a popular Caribbean restaurant and bar that is not only visited by the local community but also those who love to explore regional food. From starters to the main course, from drinks to desserts, every dish featured on the platter pampers your palate with its distinct taste and flavor. The bar on-site features a plethora of events including DJ sessions, theme parties and live musicals. Concerts taking place at the bar include performances by popular Caribbean artists/bands. If you wish to transpose yourself to the Caribbean plane, then a visit to the Karibbean City is highly recommended. Call ahead to know more.
1621 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA 94612 +1 510 763 7711
Cafe Van Kleef is located right in the heart of Oakland's Uptown neighborhood. The theme of Van Kleef is stuff. Stuff everywhere, giving this comfortable bar a quirky, kitschy and fun atmosphere. The specialty at Van Kleef's is their Greyhound, which is simply vodka and grapefruit juice, which you can watch them squeezing fresh at almost any given point during any night. The bar also hosts live music several nights out of the week. Certain nights come with a cover charge so contact them for more information.
1644 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA 94612 +1 510 444 6669
Dogwood is located in Oakland's Uptown district. This cozy bar is decorated with sophistication, featuring dark polished wood, leather upholstered bar-stools and a couple of exposed brick walls, but still maintains a warm and comfortable atmosphere. As far as the offerings go, Dogwood has created a delicious and unique cocktail menu, and also specializes in charcuterie along with cheese plates and small bites like their popular grilled cheese sandwich.
SomaR is a trendy bar and lounge located in Uptown Oakland. SomaR serves up all kinds of specialty cocktails, using fresh ingredients like mint, cucumber and basil. In addition to all the tasty beverages, SomaR is a very popular venue for all kinds of private parties, and weekends the DJ attracts everyone to the dance floor. SomaR is a great option for a night out in Oakland if you feel like classing it up a little.
1741 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA 94612 +1 510 251 1400
Make Westing is located right in the thick of all Uptown Oakland's thriving nightlife scene. Named after a short story by Oakland's beloved Jack London, Make Westing is a great space for almost any kind of night out, with its sparse yet sophisticated (and on theme) decor. The most special part of this bar, however, are the indoor bocce ball courts, Oakland's first. The owners are both born and raised in Oakland, so you know that Make Westing will always be an authentic hometown spot.
2212 Broadway Franklin Square Oakland, CA 94612 +1 510 251 0100
The Punchdown is an all organic wine bar located in Uptown's Franklin Square, surrounded by many of Oakland's most popular restaurants and nightlife spots. Wines on the extensive list are all served in the appropriate glass carafes and containers, so you can really get the maximum flavor out of these natural wines. In addition to the potent potables, The Punchdown also offers a small but tasty selection of small bites like charcuterie and cheese plates, olives, and other classy snacks to compliment the wine. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is more than happy to answer any questions you may have about the wine, no matter how simple or complicated.
Bar 355, so creatively named after its address on Uptown Oakland's 19th Street, has been a neighborhood, and indeed city-wide, favorite since it opened. 355's bartender's serve up a plethora of delicious cocktails, while the decidedly hipster atmosphere always provides entertainment. The DJ is always playing fun tunes.
This open and bright cafe is a favorite hidden gem amongst Uptowners. Uptown Cafe serves up all kinds of healthy and delicious meal options like salads, sandwiches, paninis and of course crepes, perfect for a light meal but you won't leave feeling hungry. Different varieties of crepes are named after different Oakland neighborhoods, bringing a real hometown feel to the place.
1807 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA 94612 +1 510 302 2250
The Fox Theater in Oakland is a one-of-a-kind live entertainment venue that has been packing in cinema and music lovers since 1928. Originally a movie theater and theater, the venue switched to being primarily a cinema until 1966 when it finally closed its doors along with several other businesses in downtown Oakland. It was nearly demolished after it had been vacant for some time; however, the Fox Theater avoided demolition when it was declared an Oakland City Landmark. The venue reopened in February 2009 as a concert hall and music venue; it has a complete re-imagined decor with giant golden Buddhas and Middle Eastern architecture. The venue is general admission (standing room) on the ground level and stadium seating on the upper levels.
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