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The 10 Best Restaurants in Oakland

Updated: February 19, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Oakland’s finest restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the top restaurants, we examined the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

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Belotti Ristorante E Bottega

Italian
Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Marzano

Italian
Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Shakewell

Mediterranean · $15 avg. main dish
Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Marufuku Ramen - Oakland

Japanese
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Barcote Ethiopian Restaurant

African
Oakland, Fairview Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Hopscotch

American · $24 avg. main dish
Oakland, San Pablo Gateway
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar

Italian · $18 avg. main dish
Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine

Thai · $14 avg. main dish
Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Dan Sung Sa

Korean
Oakland, Pill Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The BackYard - Oakland

Mexican · $14 avg. main dish
Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Oakland. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 31320 restaurants, and 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Infatuation and Eater. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Oakland's Northgate-Waverly Neighborhood and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink Near Jack London Square. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

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