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Terrace Room

#429 of 1,079 Restaurants in Oakland}
$$ - $$$
1800 Madison St, Oakland, CA 94612-4638
+1 510-903-3771
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jun 2017
“Great view & service, nice local menu.”
22 Feb 2017
“Nice Lunch”
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$$ - $$$
1800 Madison St, Oakland, CA 94612-4638
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Headed here for brunch and overall experience was OK. Great view of Lake Merritt,good cocktails and just OK brunch fare and service was a but slow and generally inattentive. The yellowtail carpaccio and fruit with yogurt and bee pollen were the stars the show.Entree and...More

Thank mzbecks07
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Looking for a nice quiet place for lunch? Go to Lake Merritt Hotel's classic Terrace Room. Reasonable prices, nice local menu, well prepared food. Best of all, you can hear each other talk.

Thank Stan M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I have been here several time for lunch. The food is good and the view of the lake is wonderful. It is quite except when the have muxic and the service as always been good. The food is good and the price is reasonable. It...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband and I went here because it looked beautiful from the walking path by the lake. However... it is somewhat odd. First of all, this restaurant is attached to a nursing home, but a really nice one. Secondly, the waiter was not really attentive...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Terrace Room is within the Lake Merritt Hotel. You get a nice view of Lake Merritt and the view is quite nice. Service was excellent and so was the menu.

Thank Graciela A
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Went to Terrace Room with 3 friends. Portions small, perfunctory service. I ordreded Uni Risotto that came in a bowl with 6 small mussels on top. I asked where the Uni was and was told it was in the sauce?? Won't be back

Thank Josette K
Reviewed 16 September 2015

You might want to come here just to say you've been....once. Everything about this place screams "old"...it's in a lovely old hotel (which is now a senior living center)...the original tile, woodwork is charming but the carpet, not so much. The glass-walled restaurant overlooks the...More

Thank SDPeg
TRBuddy, Manager at Terrace Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2015

Thank you for your recent review. We are excited to announce that a new chef, Louis Le Gassic, will be joining The Terrace Room family! We invite you to come back and try us again in the near future. Thank you, Candi

Reviewed 16 June 2015

this is one of the most beautiful spots in Oakland. They have great healthy and reasonably priced food. the service was good. Bartender not so good but was not charged for the wrong drinks

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Setting: At the hotel. Nice view on lake Merrit. Nice ambience with live piano music in the background. Parking your car could be a potential issue. Food: Red cabbage salad with fresh greens and ravioli. Salad was very tasty, while the ravioli could have been...More

Thank Fernando B
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Went their to listen to a friend play jazz as I hadn't been there before I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to try it., The views are breathtaking and the building is grand. Refurbished from its original structure but still charming and cozy....More

Thank thundergayle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Madison St, Oakland, CA 94612-4638
  • Public Transportation: We are within walking distance of the Lake Merritt and 19th St bart stations.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-903-3771
  • E-mail
Oakland's premier lakefront restaurant, set in a 1920s Art Deco supper club with panoramic view of Lake Merritt. We are open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Brunch is available on Saturdays & Sundays. The Terrace Room is also a unique venue for your Wedding, Special Event or Corporate Event. Experience the grand tradition of a Historic Landmark overlooking beautiful Lake Merritt. The classic art deco design of this unique venue brings you back to the charm and elegance of years past.
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