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The 8 Best Romantic Restaurants in Oakland

Updated: February 26, 2021

Finding the best Oakland restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we analyzed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Compare ratings, reviews, prices and hours easily by scrolling down and checking out our top 10 list.

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Marzano

Italian
Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Belotti Ristorante E Bottega

Italian
Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Shakewell

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

Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar

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

Ninna Restaurant

Asian · $12 avg. main dish
Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Top Hatters Kitchen

New American
Oakland, Chabot Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Sakura Bistro Tapas & Sake Bar

Japanese · $19 avg. main dish
Oakland, Chinatown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Annapurna Restaurant and Bar

Indian · $16 avg. main dish
Oakland, Old City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Oakland. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 31320 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1539 lists and articles from Michelin Guide, AAA and Eater and others were carefully reviewed by Feastfox. These spots have been featured in Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019), AAA - Three Diamond Restaurant and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Rockridge. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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