Things to see and do - Oakland
Unmissable tourist sites
Oakland Travel guide
Oakland : 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.
Tourist attractions Oakland : Things to see and do
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..
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..
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..
4801 Coliseum Way USA - Oakland CA CA 94601
Located off Interstate 880 in Oakland, California, this pet-friendly hotel is one mile from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and 5 minutes from San Leandro Bay. It features free in-room Wi-Fi. Each accommodation at the Oakland Rodeway Inn and Suites ..
4919 Coliseum Way USA - Oakland CA CA 94601
Prix Prices from : 53 $
Just off Highway 880, this motel is one mile from the Oracle Arena & Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, home of the Oakland Raiders. It offers free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. Bay Breeze Inn features cable TV with a movie channel and a private bat..
1801 Embarcadero USA - Oakland CA CA 94606
Prix Prices from : 80 $
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..
5812 College Ave. USA - Oakland, CA 94618
A trio of Chez Panisse buddies have brought their innovative take on ramen to this quaint stretch of Rockridge. The slender shop has been a winner since day one and seats local residents plus visitors at a Douglas fir counter. Beyond, find the talent..
2102 8th Ave. USA - Oakland, CA 94606
Attention Ivy Hill area residents: curious about the sumptuous scents wafting about the 'hood? Follow them straight to Champa Garden, where Thai, Vietnamese, and Laotian cuisines are served with authenticity. Inside, a small bar replete with an awnin..
6317 College Ave. USA - Oakland, CA 94618
Wood Tavern borders Oakland and Berkeley on a stretch of College Avenue full of little shops and cafés. Surrounded by pale green walls, wood joists, and wine racks, locals gather at the happening bar or catch up with friends over a meal. It's the idy..
2214 Broadway USA - Oakland, CA 94612
Gourmands in the know congregate for a casual meal and cocktails at this discreet spot in Uptown, marked only by a crown of lights. Inside, like its namesake fruit, the dining room is shaded a rich purple and pivots around a sleek counter with a view..
3268 Grand Ave. USA - Oakland, CA 94610
While there are no white, sandy beaches here, the soothing Grecian vibe, Greek patrons, and scrumptious bites will take you at least part of the way to the Aegean Islands. Inside, Mediterranean blues and whites color the high-arched ceiling, where a ..
542 Grand Ave. USA - Oakland, CA 94610
Waft into Sidebar along with the breeze from Lake Merritt for artisanal cocktails (need a Corpse Reviver?) and Mediterranean-inspired gastropub dining in a quirky space. Photographs of life on the road add character to the pumpkin-spiced interior, an..
4238 Park Blvd. USA - Oakland, CA 94602
Neighborhood favorite Bellanico serves up consistently good, rustic Italian fare. Large windows overlook Park Boulevard, while inside, persimmon-colored walls, wood furnishings, and an open kitchen welcome regulars. Lunches are low-key, frequented by..
5362 College Ave. USA - Oakland, CA 94618
With black furnishings, a dramatic staircase leading to a second-level dining room, and modern Asian art creating a chic atmosphere, this is the rare Chinese restaurant that features a décor as contemporary as its menu. At lunch, the restaurant attra..
4214 Park Blvd. USA - Oakland, CA 94602
This Oakland eatery takes its name from the town located on the volcanic slopes that produce the world's best tomatoes, and Marzano strives to honor this legacy. Gothic chandeliers and hand-blown glass wine casks illuminate the timber beams and brick..
3859 Piedmont Ave. USA - Oakland, CA 94611
James Syhabout continues to set the standard for Oakland culinary culture at his tasting menu-only restaurant, where innovative technique marries with pristine local ingredients. The narrow dining room is contemporary and very intimate with sleek una..