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Fentons Creamery and Restaurant

4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
+1 510-658-7000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (387 reviews)
“sundae” (137 reviews)
“banana split” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While the food isn't anything special, the ice cream concoctions are a birthday must have! It's a local tradition well worth supporting and the burgers and fries are just what kid's enjoy. Besides, the staff is always very nice :-)

Thank Theresa M
Reviewed yesterday

Best Ice Cream ever. Always generous portions, incredible selections and don't forget the crab sandwich.

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Oh boy! Oh boy! The long lines and squished tables are totally worth it. The ice cream is the best and the offerings are spectacular. This is the place to go to reward yourself for something wonderful. Plan plenty of time and be prepared to...More

Thank Tavishboo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Fentons. Everything about the place is wonderful. The ice cream is fabulous. And the Carmel sauce is my favorite. I order extra on the side. Divine.

Thank Travelingbear1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely the best place in Oakland to celebrate children's birthdays. Excellent service, exquisite ice cream flavors as well as solid meal choices make it ideal. Only minor problem - limited parking due to small lot on busy Piedmont Ave.

Thank Leon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family decided to go to Fentons Creamery and Restaurant in Oakland for Banana Split. It has been years since I been to Fentons, as usual it was busy, but got seated shortly. Order Banana Split with our three choice of favor. It came and surprise...More

Thank Coconut88888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the restaurant for lunch with my three year old grandson. He had a ball because all he wanted was ice cream. his ice cream came in a dish with two cookies , so he was happy. he shared my cheeseburger which was tasty...More

Thank geedbee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have gone to Fentons in Oakland,CA for over 40 years! We love that one opened in Vacaville, CA. It is our go to place to take our grandchildren now!

Thank Amelia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fenton's Creamery is an Oakland institution. This is an old school ice cream shop, founded in 1894! Great ice cream sundaes, shakes, and ice cream "flights" (samplers)! Anyone who appreciates high quality ice cream will love it. It has remained popular for over 100 years...More

Thank Marcus J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great extra cold ice cream great for summer days or blustery winery nights. Pick your flavor , when I started going there in 1974 the best one was Swiss Miss Chocolate. Bet you can't beat that one! Well the five year olds draw them in...More

Thank Lisa J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-658-7000
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