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Jack London Square

Oakland, CA 94607
+1 510-645-9292
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"farmers market"
in 54 reviews
"scott's seafood"
in 10 reviews
"bowling alley"
in 18 reviews
"nice waterfront"
in 7 reviews
"catch the ferry"
in 17 reviews
"waterfront hotel"
in 16 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 20 reviews
"water front"
in 8 reviews
"ferry to san francisco"
in 8 reviews
"rent a kayak"
in 7 reviews
"last chance saloon"
in 13 reviews
"bocce ball"
in 11 reviews
"walk around"
in 17 reviews
"wine tasting"
in 8 reviews
"oakland waterfront"
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"place to eat"
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"people watch"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This area is filled with a lot of restaurants surrounding a marina. Nice place to sit and enjoy a afternoon relaxing

Thank LovelyBrown30
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

jack london square has a lot to do from walking along the water, seeing sailboats, kayaking, plus many diff restaurants right off the water or near by, plus the sunday farmers market is nice, close to yoshi's jazz club, and railroad tracks near by if...More

Thank Enid S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday was the day we visited and the Farmers Market made our visit really enjoyable. This is a well-established long-running market with probably 35-45 vendors, selling jewelry, bags, scarves, soaps, wood carvings, photography, garden art, honey, candies and foods. Musicians perform and you can eat...More

Thank TeamRealMcCoy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am here probably a couple times a week, either after work for a quick cocktail after getting off the train, or to come down for the farmers market or just to watch the boats or even get on the ferry to head across the...More

Thank Barry L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the square on a beautiful afternoon and strolled around. The shops and restaurants are very spread out, so it seems a bit empty.

Thank morandanny
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fun place to walk around and there are many restaurants and shops to visit. I especially enjoyed seeing Amtrak trains running in the streets of the square and the marina is lovely. You can even rent kayaks to take out on the...More

Thank SteveT6029677454
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We were at Jack London Square to meet friends and take the ferry to SF. We had coffee at one of the cafes in Jack London Square. Then boarded the ferry. Jack London Square has many interesting shops and restaurants. When we came back, we...More

1  Thank 22Janjim20
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Hotel - Waterford Fun - Plank / Ben & Jerry's, Yoshi's/ Regal Stadium 9... Food - Plank, House of Chicken and Waffles, Bevmo Downside - No convenience stores!!!! All JLS needs is a CVS, or even an ABC Store like they have in Hawaii, and...More

Thank JulesLeftfield
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It was great to re-connect with the area after many years. This seams to be a nice place by the marina where you can come out and take a stroll. It can be great for pics too--especially at sunset. There are some stores and plenty...More

Thank ricsandimas
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is Jack London territory. There are historic displays about and a statue of the writer at the shoreline along with a cabin he is said to have lived in. The place has some attractive shops, restaurants and artwork, and hopefully it is busy in...More

Thank Robert S
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Lori E
23 February 2017|
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Response from George L | Reviewed this property |
My two cents worth, though this doesn't directly address your question. Check if you could book a room with a water view at the Waterfront Hotel with a heated outdoor salt water pool, a fireplace in the lobby. A decent... More
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31 July 2016|
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Response from Katey B | Reviewed this property |
Yes - There are a couple of parking structures and lots. Parking in the structure closest to the ferry is validated if you take the ferry.
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Kirstin S
16 May 2016|
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Response from cindykbromberg | Reviewed this property |
JLS has an annual bike fest/-athon. All the avid bikers I know have been there because Oakland is a very bike friendly place. Lots of long flat trails (including along the waterfront and around Lake Merritt) as well as... More
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