Guidebook for Oakland

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Guidebook for Oakland

Food Scene

Neighborhood favorite! Don't miss if you have to try one restaurant on Park Blvd. Wood fire pizza, entrees, family friendly. Sit at the bar for happy hour and watch the action at the pizza oven, or in the back enjoy a more relaxing evening by the fire place with delicious wine and California/Italian rustic dishes.
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Marzano Restaurant And Bar
4214 Park Boulevard
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Neighborhood favorite! Don't miss if you have to try one restaurant on Park Blvd. Wood fire pizza, entrees, family friendly. Sit at the bar for happy hour and watch the action at the pizza oven, or in the back enjoy a more relaxing evening by the fire place with delicious wine and California/Italian rustic dishes.
Newest scene in the neighborhood. Casual. Beer/Cider on tap with small bites like empanadas and brunch. Coffee drinks. Large open space, good for people watching.
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Paulista Brazilian Kitchen and Taproom
4239 Park Blvd
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Newest scene in the neighborhood. Casual. Beer/Cider on tap with small bites like empanadas and brunch. Coffee drinks. Large open space, good for people watching.
Local favorite breakfast & lunch spot. Enjoy a mimosa! Family friendly, casual, budget friendly, delicious. Don't miss a homemade biscuit.
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Blackberry Bistro
4240 Park Blvd
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Local favorite breakfast & lunch spot. Enjoy a mimosa! Family friendly, casual, budget friendly, delicious. Don't miss a homemade biscuit.
Gourmet burgers! Local favorite, great for lunch or dinner after a hike on the Dimond Canyon trail. Family friendly. Beer on tap from local award wining breweries like Faction in Alameda.
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Park Burger
4218 Park Blvd
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Gourmet burgers! Local favorite, great for lunch or dinner after a hike on the Dimond Canyon trail. Family friendly. Beer on tap from local award wining breweries like Faction in Alameda.
Family-owned Thai restaurant on Park. Also great for take out. Delicious and fresh.
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Banana Blossom
2353 East 12th Street
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Family-owned Thai restaurant on Park. Also great for take out. Delicious and fresh.
Sourdough, old Oakland pizza! Walk from the house and enjoy watching a game there, or order for pizza delivery easily on-line (or phone). Get ranch on the side for dipping. They also have nice big salads.
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Red Boy Pizza
459 Entrada Dr
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Sourdough, old Oakland pizza! Walk from the house and enjoy watching a game there, or order for pizza delivery easily on-line (or phone). Get ranch on the side for dipping. They also have nice big salads.
Thai restaurant, quiet local spot, mostly known by immediate neighbors.
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3 Seasons Thai Bistro
1506 Leimert Blvd
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Thai restaurant, quiet local spot, mostly known by immediate neighbors.
Small, local sushi spot, fresh, fantastic service.
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Sushi Park | Japanese Restaurant
4209 Park Blvd
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Small, local sushi spot, fresh, fantastic service.
30 min walk from the house. Large farmer's market on Saturday on Lakeshore Ave. Walk down to Park Blvd village and at the end of the shopping block on the right, take steps down to Trestle Glen Rd to Lakeshore Ave. Nice long walk, great for viewing beautiful woodsy homes on one of the nicest streets in Oakland (Trestle Glen). Stop at Arizmendi Bakery on the way to the market. Take an Uber/Lyft back home. Parking is challenging on Saturday.
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Grand Lake Farmers Market
746 Grand Ave
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30 min walk from the house. Large farmer's market on Saturday on Lakeshore Ave. Walk down to Park Blvd village and at the end of the shopping block on the right, take steps down to Trestle Glen Rd to Lakeshore Ave. Nice long walk, great for viewing beautiful woodsy homes on one of the nicest streets in Oakland (Trestle Glen). Stop at Arizmendi Bakery on the way to the market. Take an Uber/Lyft back home. Parking is challenging on Saturday.
Go-to coffee shop in our Glenview neighborhood. Enjoy espresso drinks, egg sandwiches and bagels, and a small selection of pastries/desserts. Thai iced tea is house brewed. Notice a few locals sitting outside at the bistro tables.
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Ultimate Grounds Et Al
4225 Park Blvd
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Go-to coffee shop in our Glenview neighborhood. Enjoy espresso drinks, egg sandwiches and bagels, and a small selection of pastries/desserts. Thai iced tea is house brewed. Notice a few locals sitting outside at the bistro tables.
Oakland Grand/Lakeshore neighborhood restaurant and bar. Provence, France with a California feel. Locally sourced ingredients and seasonal menu. Enjoy delicious wine and a cheese board before dinner.
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Michel Bistro
3343 Lakeshore Avenue
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Oakland Grand/Lakeshore neighborhood restaurant and bar. Provence, France with a California feel. Locally sourced ingredients and seasonal menu. Enjoy delicious wine and a cheese board before dinner.
Delicious corn crust deep dish pizza (or thin style). They deliver (via Caviar). Or enjoy there with wine or local/unique beer on tap. Go early for a family crowd. Sister to Little Star in San Francisco. My favorite is the Goddess salad and Little Star or Meatball pizza.
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The Star on Grand
3425 Grand Ave
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Delicious corn crust deep dish pizza (or thin style). They deliver (via Caviar). Or enjoy there with wine or local/unique beer on tap. Go early for a family crowd. Sister to Little Star in San Francisco. My favorite is the Goddess salad and Little Star or Meatball pizza.
Best Mexican food! Close drive from the house, casual, wait in line and order. Fresh, hidden, local favorite.
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Taqueria Los Comales
2105 MacArthur Blvd
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Best Mexican food! Close drive from the house, casual, wait in line and order. Fresh, hidden, local favorite.
Delicious French bakery, sister to bakeries on Piedmont Ave and College Ave. This one is slightly closer to the house in the other direction. Sweet and savory and coffees. Stop by for a dessert after shopping at Farmer Joe's across the street.
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La Farine
3411 Fruitvale Ave
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Delicious French bakery, sister to bakeries on Piedmont Ave and College Ave. This one is slightly closer to the house in the other direction. Sweet and savory and coffees. Stop by for a dessert after shopping at Farmer Joe's across the street.
Chef Alice Waters. Famous California farm to table, simple, seasonal cooking. In the heart of Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto. Upstairs is the cafe. Downstairs famous restaurant needs reservation ~30 days in advance. Well worth the experience. Intimate and historic Berkeley.
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Chez Panisse
1517 Shattuck Ave
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Chef Alice Waters. Famous California farm to table, simple, seasonal cooking. In the heart of Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto. Upstairs is the cafe. Downstairs famous restaurant needs reservation ~30 days in advance. Well worth the experience. Intimate and historic Berkeley.
Iconic food cooperative serving one pizza choice per day (all vegetarian) and salad, dessert. Live music on occasions. Long lines but they move fast. If you get there towards the end of the night they give extra free slices near closing hour. Delicious! Worth it if you're in the area.
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The Cheeseboard Pizza
1512 Shattuck Ave
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Iconic food cooperative serving one pizza choice per day (all vegetarian) and salad, dessert. Live music on occasions. Long lines but they move fast. If you get there towards the end of the night they give extra free slices near closing hour. Delicious! Worth it if you're in the area.
Rustic, comfortable, upscale Mediterranean-Greek-California cuisine. One of my favorite restaurants in SF and the Bay Area.
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Kokkari Estiatorio
200 Jackson St
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Rustic, comfortable, upscale Mediterranean-Greek-California cuisine. One of my favorite restaurants in SF and the Bay Area.
Top notch Steakhouse. Classy casual, Nob Hill dining. Get the cheese bread. Amazing steaks and appetizers, crab, twice baked potato, family style side dishes. Free valet at the top of Nob Hill. Tip: corking fee is only $10 - bring your own bottle of wine.
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Osso Steakhouse
1177 California St
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Top notch Steakhouse. Classy casual, Nob Hill dining. Get the cheese bread. Amazing steaks and appetizers, crab, twice baked potato, family style side dishes. Free valet at the top of Nob Hill. Tip: corking fee is only $10 - bring your own bottle of wine.
Indoor marketplace. Artisan breads, cheeses, meats, ice cream, Blue Bottle coffee, specialty items. Famous SF experience - take the Ferry from Jack London in Oakland. Home of Slanted Door, Hog Island Oysters, small delicious food stands and shops. Farmer's Market on Saturday.
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Ferry Building Marketplace
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Indoor marketplace. Artisan breads, cheeses, meats, ice cream, Blue Bottle coffee, specialty items. Famous SF experience - take the Ferry from Jack London in Oakland. Home of Slanted Door, Hog Island Oysters, small delicious food stands and shops. Farmer's Market on Saturday.
Neighborhood icon. Book a reservation at least a couple of weeks in advance, or drop in to try and sit at the bar for early cocktails and dinner. Delicious, California-Berkeley fresh elegant dining.
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Wood Tavern
6317 College Ave
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Neighborhood icon. Book a reservation at least a couple of weeks in advance, or drop in to try and sit at the bar for early cocktails and dinner. Delicious, California-Berkeley fresh elegant dining.
Fun, hip, trendy vibe. Japanese twist on California cuisine. Try the fried chicken or burger. Small, seasonal menu. Cute bar.
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Hopscotch
1915 San Pablo Ave
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Fun, hip, trendy vibe. Japanese twist on California cuisine. Try the fried chicken or burger. Small, seasonal menu. Cute bar.
One of the best Japanese restaurants in SF. Call ahead as reservations are needed. Multi-course sushi dinner that is based on the principle of Japanese “Kaiseki” cuisine.
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KUSAKABE
584 Washington St
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One of the best Japanese restaurants in SF. Call ahead as reservations are needed. Multi-course sushi dinner that is based on the principle of Japanese “Kaiseki” cuisine.
Mustards Grill is still the hub of the food and wine community in Napa Valley where winemakers lunch with truckers and chefs come to dine on their night off. Alternately known as the fancy rib joint with way too many wines. The place to go for a heaping plate of honest American fare with worldly sophistication, washed down with a glass of the valley's finest.
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Mustards Grill
7399 St Helena Hwy
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Mustards Grill is still the hub of the food and wine community in Napa Valley where winemakers lunch with truckers and chefs come to dine on their night off. Alternately known as the fancy rib joint with way too many wines. The place to go for a heaping plate of honest American fare with worldly sophistication, washed down with a glass of the valley's finest.
Hip, modern, Sonoma dining. Tilted toward local Sonoma and Napa wineries, the robust wine list is a virtual tour through California wine country and includes more than 200 hand-picked selections. Fresh oysters and seafood, specialty Waygu beef, farm-raised chicken and seasonal produce are some daily custom menus.
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El Dorado Kitchen
405 1st St W
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Hip, modern, Sonoma dining. Tilted toward local Sonoma and Napa wineries, the robust wine list is a virtual tour through California wine country and includes more than 200 hand-picked selections. Fresh oysters and seafood, specialty Waygu beef, farm-raised chicken and seasonal produce are some daily custom menus.
Luxury hotel and golf course - the restaurant great for brunch or lunch on a day trip wine tasting in Napa.
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Meadowood Napa Valley
900 Meadowood Ln
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Luxury hotel and golf course - the restaurant great for brunch or lunch on a day trip wine tasting in Napa.

Essentials

Neighborhood grocery store on Park Blvd, walk (10 mins) or close drive, go-to for cooking/baking/household essentials.
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Savemore Market
4219 Park Blvd
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Neighborhood grocery store on Park Blvd, walk (10 mins) or close drive, go-to for cooking/baking/household essentials.
Closest grocery market to the house. Small neighborhood store with essentials. Cafe in the back. Cross Park Blvd (walking) and turn right on Leimert. Cross the Leimert Bridge and Rocky's is on the left. (7 minute walk)
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Rocky's Market
1440 Leimert Blvd
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Closest grocery market to the house. Small neighborhood store with essentials. Cafe in the back. Cross Park Blvd (walking) and turn right on Leimert. Cross the Leimert Bridge and Rocky's is on the left. (7 minute walk)
Closest Trader Joe's - 5 min drive down Park Blvd. One exit to Lakeshore Ave.
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Trader Joe's
3250 Lakeshore Ave
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Closest Trader Joe's - 5 min drive down Park Blvd. One exit to Lakeshore Ave.
Small upscale market in Piedmont. Good stop on a walk through beautiful Piedmont (start walk at the beginning of Park Blvd and St. James Drive) for a deli sandwich, salad and drinks in Piedmont park.
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Mulberry's Market
335 Highland Ave
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Small upscale market in Piedmont. Good stop on a walk through beautiful Piedmont (start walk at the beginning of Park Blvd and St. James Drive) for a deli sandwich, salad and drinks in Piedmont park.
Closest Whole Foods - 10 min drive
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Whole Foods Market
230 Bay Pl
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Closest Whole Foods - 10 min drive
Great local grocery store. Lots of produce and bulk items, specialty foods. Mix of Berkeley Bowl and Whole Foods. Try homemade local hummus, guacamole, tamales, and ice cream. Lot's of produce and organic options.
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Farmer Joe's Marketplace
3501 MacArthur Blvd
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Great local grocery store. Lots of produce and bulk items, specialty foods. Mix of Berkeley Bowl and Whole Foods. Try homemade local hummus, guacamole, tamales, and ice cream. Lot's of produce and organic options.

Drinks & Nightlife

Upscale, intimate, delicious Italian/California food and wine. Sit at the wine bar counter and enjoy reading the wine labels, or cozy in the back corner nook table. Happy hour. Sister restaurant is in San Francisco.
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Bellanico Restaurant and Wine Bar
4238 Park Blvd
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Upscale, intimate, delicious Italian/California food and wine. Sit at the wine bar counter and enjoy reading the wine labels, or cozy in the back corner nook table. Happy hour. Sister restaurant is in San Francisco.
Hip vibe, upscale drinks, thin crust pizza. Sit along the bar with friends and enjoy cocktails. Also a restaurant. Sister restaurant to Penrose across the street (also trendy, popular with cocktail bar).
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Sister
3308 Grand Ave
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Hip vibe, upscale drinks, thin crust pizza. Sit along the bar with friends and enjoy cocktails. Also a restaurant. Sister restaurant to Penrose across the street (also trendy, popular with cocktail bar).
California dining and cocktail bar. Open, airy, rustic atmosphere. One of the best foodie/cocktail bar experiences in the area. Sister bar/restaurant is Boot & Shoe across the street (hip, a little more casual).
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Penrose
3311 Grand Ave
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California dining and cocktail bar. Open, airy, rustic atmosphere. One of the best foodie/cocktail bar experiences in the area. Sister bar/restaurant is Boot & Shoe across the street (hip, a little more casual).
If you like hops, don't miss this! Award wining local beer. Try IPA or Pale Ale. Enjoy beautiful views of San Francisco from Alameda's Faction brewery. They have food trucks most Thurs-Sun and summer festivals. Brewery is an old hanger on the base with large patio and stunning view. Open Wednesday to Saturday from 12-8PM and Sunday 12-6PM.
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Faction Brewing
2501 Monarch St
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If you like hops, don't miss this! Award wining local beer. Try IPA or Pale Ale. Enjoy beautiful views of San Francisco from Alameda's Faction brewery. They have food trucks most Thurs-Sun and summer festivals. Brewery is an old hanger on the base with large patio and stunning view. Open Wednesday to Saturday from 12-8PM and Sunday 12-6PM.
Fun bar to grab drinks before dinner next door at Kusakabe. Trendy, modern, hip vibe. Downstairs 'cave' good for groups with private bar.
Taverna Aventine
582 Washington St
Fun bar to grab drinks before dinner next door at Kusakabe. Trendy, modern, hip vibe. Downstairs 'cave' good for groups with private bar.
The best sour beers on the West coast (arguably among the best in the world) aged in wine barrels - Consecration or Supplication are my go-to's. If you prefer IPA, there's plenty in that direction as well. Delicious pizza's and live music on weekends. Be prepared to wait (worth it).
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Russian River Brewing Company - Santa Rosa Location
725 4th St
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The best sour beers on the West coast (arguably among the best in the world) aged in wine barrels - Consecration or Supplication are my go-to's. If you prefer IPA, there's plenty in that direction as well. Delicious pizza's and live music on weekends. Be prepared to wait (worth it).
Long regarded as one of Napa Valley’s “must-see” wineries for stunning views. Very romantic and beautiful. Delicious wine. If you’re planning a full day of wine tasting in Napa, be sure to start your day here. The wait to board the aerial tram can be unpredictable in the afternoon.
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Sterling Vineyards
1111 W Dunaweal Ln
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Long regarded as one of Napa Valley’s “must-see” wineries for stunning views. Very romantic and beautiful. Delicious wine. If you’re planning a full day of wine tasting in Napa, be sure to start your day here. The wait to board the aerial tram can be unpredictable in the afternoon.
On one of California’s earliest wine estates on the beautiful Silverado Trail. Award winning wine. The primary wine grape varieties—Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petite Syrah—are enhanced by plantings of Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Grenache, and Syrah.
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Stags' Leap Winery
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On one of California’s earliest wine estates on the beautiful Silverado Trail. Award winning wine. The primary wine grape varieties—Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petite Syrah—are enhanced by plantings of Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Grenache, and Syrah.

Parks & Nature

Enjoy a nice hike along the Dimond Canyon Trail. To start, walk down El Centro Avenue to get to the trail head (on the left, down hill a couple of blocks after you cross Park Blvd walking on El Centro).
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Dimond Canyon Trail
Dimond Canyon Trail
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Enjoy a nice hike along the Dimond Canyon Trail. To start, walk down El Centro Avenue to get to the trail head (on the left, down hill a couple of blocks after you cross Park Blvd walking on El Centro).
Large open space park in the Oakland Hills. Gorgeous panoramic SF Bay Area views. Miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, an amphitheater, and picnicking. Coastal Redwoods, Oaks and Pines. Short drive from the house.
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Joaquin Miller Park
3300 Joaquin Miller Rd
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Large open space park in the Oakland Hills. Gorgeous panoramic SF Bay Area views. Miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, an amphitheater, and picnicking. Coastal Redwoods, Oaks and Pines. Short drive from the house.
For a unique experience, try a hike or picnic on Treasure Island. Stunning views of San Francisco. Small wineries. This is the place to watch the Blue Angel's fly during fleet week (October) for a full panoramic SF / East Bay view.
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Treasure Island
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For a unique experience, try a hike or picnic on Treasure Island. Stunning views of San Francisco. Small wineries. This is the place to watch the Blue Angel's fly during fleet week (October) for a full panoramic SF / East Bay view.
Hike through old Redwoods. Beautiful walking trails, not too strenuous. Scenic/historic. Stop at the Pelican Inn in Muir Beach for a cool drink and bite to eat on the way home.
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Muir Woods National Monument
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Hike through old Redwoods. Beautiful walking trails, not too strenuous. Scenic/historic. Stop at the Pelican Inn in Muir Beach for a cool drink and bite to eat on the way home.
For Bay Area panoramic hiking with views, check out Mt. Tam. Drive to the top to skip some of the difficult hiking. Enjoy stunning views, then descend on a short (or long) hike with vistas.
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Mount Tamalpais
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For Bay Area panoramic hiking with views, check out Mt. Tam. Drive to the top to skip some of the difficult hiking. Enjoy stunning views, then descend on a short (or long) hike with vistas.

Entertainment & Activities

Small, woodsy golf course with a driving range, sports bar and restaurant. Locals come here to hit a few balls, or to watch a game and have a casual bite for dinner.
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Montclair Golf Enterprises
2477 Monterey Blvd
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Small, woodsy golf course with a driving range, sports bar and restaurant. Locals come here to hit a few balls, or to watch a game and have a casual bite for dinner.
Stadium for Oakland sports, concerts and events. Short Uber/Lyft ride from the house. During Oakland A's game's with fireworks, you can see the fireworks from the house roof! (also 4th of July, New Year's - there's always a show from the roof of the house)
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RingCentral Coliseum
7000 Coliseum Way
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Stadium for Oakland sports, concerts and events. Short Uber/Lyft ride from the house. During Oakland A's game's with fireworks, you can see the fireworks from the house roof! (also 4th of July, New Year's - there's always a show from the roof of the house)
Local independent movie theater with a few showtimes. Great to catch a show after dining on Piedmont Avenue. Popular Cesars open-air restaurant is across the street close by.
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Landmark's Piedmont Theatre
4186 Piedmont Ave
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Local independent movie theater with a few showtimes. Great to catch a show after dining on Piedmont Avenue. Popular Cesars open-air restaurant is across the street close by.
If you like concerts and live music, check out who's playing in advance of your stay. Great names come to play in this intimate outdoor music theater.
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The Greek Theatre
2001 Gayley Rd
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If you like concerts and live music, check out who's playing in advance of your stay. Great names come to play in this intimate outdoor music theater.
Closest Spa and Resort. Enjoy a spa mani-pedi, massage and facial with stunning views of SF. Sauna and hot tub access with spa service. Dine in one of several restaurants with amazing views. Walk across the street to small village with coffee and bakery and breakfast.
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Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel
41 Tunnel Rd
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Closest Spa and Resort. Enjoy a spa mani-pedi, massage and facial with stunning views of SF. Sauna and hot tub access with spa service. Dine in one of several restaurants with amazing views. Walk across the street to small village with coffee and bakery and breakfast.
Fun day trip at the racetrack paired with wine tasting in beautiful Sonoma. For the best overall view of the entire road course, Turn 9 is the place to be. For lots of racing action and passing, you should choose Turn 7. Bear in mind that all of the seating areas, except for the upper grandstand, are non-shaded, so come prepared for a day in the sun.
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Sonoma Raceway
29355 Arnold Dr
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Fun day trip at the racetrack paired with wine tasting in beautiful Sonoma. For the best overall view of the entire road course, Turn 9 is the place to be. For lots of racing action and passing, you should choose Turn 7. Bear in mind that all of the seating areas, except for the upper grandstand, are non-shaded, so come prepared for a day in the sun.

Everything Else

My go-to nail salon. Stays open late (8 pm). Call ahead if you have a certain timeline as they can be busy during peak hours.
Femi Macus Nails
4195 Park Blvd
My go-to nail salon. Stays open late (8 pm). Call ahead if you have a certain timeline as they can be busy during peak hours.
Nail salon. Many come from neighboring Montclair to have mani/pedis. They also have a kids mani.
Finger Paint
4220 Park Blvd
Nail salon. Many come from neighboring Montclair to have mani/pedis. They also have a kids mani.
Postal Plus provides shipping, mailing, packing, and copying services. One-stop local shop to handle any domestic/international shipping needs.
Postal Plus
4200 Park Blvd
Postal Plus provides shipping, mailing, packing, and copying services. One-stop local shop to handle any domestic/international shipping needs.
Local dry cleaner, great for any last minute cleaning/pressing needs. There is also an iron/board in the house for day-to-day needs.
Oak Hillside Cleaners
4208 Park Blvd
Local dry cleaner, great for any last minute cleaning/pressing needs. There is also an iron/board in the house for day-to-day needs.

Arts & Culture

Nicely updated museum of History, Art and Natural Sciences of Oakland and California. Friday's 5 pm - 9 pm: off the Grid food trucks and music. Half-price gallery admission for adults, ages 18 and under are free. Free art workshop and storytelling (until 8 pm). Can also reserve a picnic table. Gardens open March 23 - Nov. http://museumca.org/friday-nights-omca
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Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St
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Nicely updated museum of History, Art and Natural Sciences of Oakland and California. Friday's 5 pm - 9 pm: off the Grid food trucks and music. Half-price gallery admission for adults, ages 18 and under are free. Free art workshop and storytelling (until 8 pm). Can also reserve a picnic table. Gardens open March 23 - Nov. http://museumca.org/friday-nights-omca
Historic children's story land park on Lake Merritt with puppet shows, a Ferris wheel and merry-go-round. Educational activities around stories and play.
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Children'S Fairyland
699 Bellevue Ave
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Historic children's story land park on Lake Merritt with puppet shows, a Ferris wheel and merry-go-round. Educational activities around stories and play.
Hip Oakland Art & Food scene 5 - 9 pm on the first Friday each month. Join along Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street in downtown/uptown Oakland. Galleries, street artists, local culinary artisans, live music, DJ’s and more. https://www.oaklandfirstfridays.org
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First Fridays
2633 Telegraph Ave
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Hip Oakland Art & Food scene 5 - 9 pm on the first Friday each month. Join along Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street in downtown/uptown Oakland. Galleries, street artists, local culinary artisans, live music, DJ’s and more. https://www.oaklandfirstfridays.org
Outing for families in the Berkeley/Oakland Hills. Education, museum, restaurant, and stunning vistas.
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Centennial Drive:Lawrence Hall of Science station
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Outing for families in the Berkeley/Oakland Hills. Education, museum, restaurant, and stunning vistas.
New and updated, family friendly educational outing for a rainy day. Beautiful setting along the SF Embarcadero. Take the ferry from Jack London in Oakland for a half day trip. Have lunch at the Ferry Building.
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Exploratorium
Green Street
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New and updated, family friendly educational outing for a rainy day. Beautiful setting along the SF Embarcadero. Take the ferry from Jack London in Oakland for a half day trip. Have lunch at the Ferry Building.
Historic restored concert theater with great musicians touring through. Intimate vibe and fun night life around the area.
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Fox Theater
1807 Telegraph Ave
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Historic restored concert theater with great musicians touring through. Intimate vibe and fun night life around the area.
Big historic theater. Check out: Paramount Movie Classics show on Fridays for $5 starting in May (doors open 7 pm and movie starts at 8 pm - check out website for movie titles)
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Paramount Theatre
2025 Broadway
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Big historic theater. Check out: Paramount Movie Classics show on Fridays for $5 starting in May (doors open 7 pm and movie starts at 8 pm - check out website for movie titles)
Performing arts theater in Berkeley with award winning shows. Nine shows seen at Berkeley Rep have ended up on Broadway, two turned into films, and others have toured the nation. Box office hours: Tue-Sun, noon-7pm; online 24/7
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Berkeley Repertory Theatre
2025 Addison St
127 paikallista suosittelee
Performing arts theater in Berkeley with award winning shows. Nine shows seen at Berkeley Rep have ended up on Broadway, two turned into films, and others have toured the nation. Box office hours: Tue-Sun, noon-7pm; online 24/7