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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Cheese Shop
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“Cheeseboard pizza is amazing! They make one kind of vegetarian pizza every day and it changes daily. Check out their website to see the pizza of the day. They also have amazing buffalo milk soft serve and house made ginger cookies. There is outdoor seating and live music every day for both lunch and dinner. Don't be intimidated by the line. It moves quickly!”
  • 208 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“ This is the famous Alice Waters, fancy, farm-to-table restaurant. If you're a foodie, you might need to check it off your list. ”
  • 199 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Wonderful Italian food. This isn't just pizza, it's a gorgeous atmosphere and the menu changes daily according to what's fresh at the farmer's market.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Local favorite spot for specialty bakery that offers delicious gourmet pizza! Tips: Be sure to look them up online to see what their daily pizza is! ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Amazing Fried Chicken sandwiches eaten on an ironing board. If you are there before 11:30, you might miss the line. And hella good baked goods as well. A Temescal institution ”
  • 131 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Delicious thin crust pizza with other great options. You can either have dinner in the front, or hang out at the bar in the back. I believe they're also open for brunch. ”
  • 136 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Brewery beer garden with many beer selections & great flatbread pizza /bites”
  • 92 locals recommend
Mac & Cheese Joint
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“Amazing mac n cheese joint with different flavors for everyone to enjoy. A personal favorite is the garden pesto mac! ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
“Beer, food, and a mix of couches and chairs for seating. Check out the programming!”
  • 118 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“Mexican and Cuban mash up. Love it for quick food. Good for families and groups. ”
  • 84 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Deep dish pizza that’ll make any pizza lover smile. Their spinach and sausage is a fave.”
  • 88 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great restaurant, tapas style small food plates and meeting place with friends. Bar and music scene on weekends”
  • 87 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Fentons Creamery and Restaurant is an Oakland landmark, serving the Bay Area community amazing ice cream for over 105 years. It's known as the original birthplace of the Rocky Road and made a recent appearance in PIxar's "Up". Our personal favorite is the Mocha Almond Fudge. If you're sitting down, try the Black & Tan Sundae. And if you're really brave, check out the Fenton's Challenge! ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A fantastic local brewpub with a beautiful patio. It's a few miles away but one of our favorites.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Night Club
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“An institution. Jazz in a supper club vibe (sushi!). The best artists make a stop at Yoshi’s. ”
  • 77 locals recommend