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Oakland Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


Directly across the bay from San Francisco, linked to it by the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, bustling Oakland boasts a large and busy port, gleaming waterfront and civic-center districts, an exceptional museum and a profusion of ambitiously restored mid-19C to 20C residential and commercial buildings.

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Tourist attractions Oakland : Things to see and do

  • Paramount Theatre Recommended Recommended

    2025 Broadway USA - Oakland, CA 94612

    This monumental movie palace (1931, Timothy Pflueger) is one of the nation's finest examples of Moderne design. The building's resplendent Art Deco detailing describes flowers, foliage, birds and people in addition to the more abstract designs typica..

  • Chabot Space & Science Center Interesting

    1000 Skyline Blvd USA - Oakland, CA 94611

    Thirteen years in the making, this impressive 86,000sq ft hilltop center opened in August 2000 on 13 acres of parkland, at a cost of $76.5 million. Within are an acclaimed planetarium and theater, hands-on exhibits and science labs, and powerful tele..

  • Jack London Square Interesting

    311 Broadway Ave USA - Oakland, CA 94607

    Stretching along the busy Inner Harbor of the Oakland Estuary southeast of Broadway, this once-gritty dock area has been developed as an attractive, pedestrian-friendly complex. In addition to shops, restaurants, hotels, cinemas, a farmers' market an..

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Hotels Oakland

  • Highlander Motel

    3255 MacArthur Boulevard USA - Oakland CA 94602

    Featuring free parking, this Oakland, California motel is 15 minutes’ drive to Oakland International Airport. Free Wi-Fi is provided each room. Offering a satellite TV, every room includes a desk and an en suite bathroom at Highlander Motel. A refri..

  • Motel 6 Oakland - Embarcadero Two stars Two stars

    1801 Embarcadero USA - Oakland CA 94606

    Prix Prices from : 100 $

    This completely non-smoking motel in Oakland, California features an outdoor hot tub with a sundeck and a 24-hour front desk. Oakland Alameda County Coliseum is 10 minutes' drive away. Rooms at the Motel 6 Oakland - Embarcadero are equipped with cab..

  • The Oaks Motel

    3250 MacArthur Boulevard USA - Oakland CA 94602

    Conveniently located off I-580 in Oakland, California, The Oaks Motel offers guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. Free guest parking is available. A TV is provided in each air-conditioned room at this motel. Complete with a microwave, the dining area also h..

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Restaurants Oakland

  • Wood Tavern Comfortable restaurant 

    6317 College Ave. USA - 94618 Oakland

    There's always a crowd at this lively neighborhood standby, where groups of friends, parents on date night, and hip couples congregate for drinks at the copper-topped bar. Flanked by organic groceries, indie bookstores, and antique shops, its surroun..

  • Bellanico Comfortable restaurant 

    4238 Park Blvd. USA - 94602 Oakland

    Considering Bellanico is named for its owners' daughters, it's no surprise that this resto is a hit with families. The sibling of Potrero Hill's Aperto, it fills day and night with local couples (dining with or without their children), enjoying the c..

  • Nido Quite comfortable restaurant 

    444 Oak St. USA - 94607 Oakland

    The industrial area west of the I-880 freeway doesn't boast many good restaurants, but this hidden Mexican gem is an exception. Complete with hip reclaimed-wood décor and a local clientele of business people along with trendy foodies, it's definitely..

  • Commis Comfortable restaurant  Excellent cooking, worth a detour

    3859 Piedmont Ave. USA - 94611 Oakland

    Chef/owner James Syhabout may be keeping busy outside of Commis at his other popular restaurants, but this sparse Oakland original is still turning out elegant and creatively complex seasonal dishes to a packed house every night. Tucked into colorful..

  • Michel Bistro Quite comfortable restaurant 

    3343 Lakeshore Ave. USA - 94601 Oakland

    A slice of France on a prime block of Lakeshore Avenue, this bistro boasts a heavily Gallic waitstaff and clientele chatting away in their native tongue. With its exposed brick, soaring ceilings, and cute touches like an excerpt from a Marcel Pagnol ..

  • Millennium Comfortable restaurant 

    5912 College Ave. USA - 94618 Oakland

    After more than 20 years in San Francisco, this vegan paradise recently relocated to Oakland, where it's continuing to put out some of the most unique, delicious plant-based cuisine in the country. The rustic-chic new space is laid-back and unfussy, ..

  • Sidebar Quite comfortable restaurant 

    542 Grand Ave. USA - 94610 Oakland

    A loyal crowd of regulars flocks to this lively Oakland gastropub, located right across Grand Avenue from Lake Merritt. Though it offers only a handful of tables, Sidebar makes eating at the spacious rectangular bar a delight, with attentive servers ..

  • Shakewell Comfortable restaurant 

    3407 Lakeshore Dr. USA - 94610 Oakland

    This trendy eatery, the brainchild of Top Chef alums Jennifer Biesty and Tim Nugent, was made for sipping and supping. Donning a bar up front and several dining nooks on either side of a central walkway, Shakewell keeps things Medi-chic with Moorish ..

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