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Oakland Grill

301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-3822
+1 510-835-1176
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
“turkey club” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-3822
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Oakland Grill is a dependable place for a weekend brunch, with plenty of menu options. I usually go for an omelet, served with their home fries and toast - it's a big portion and you definitely get your money's worth here. Service is usually...More

Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Went from Sweden to Oakland and wanted to have the diner experience I've seen in the movies. And this place delivered exactly that. 3 huge pancakes, 2 sunny side eggs, bacon and fruit. Left the place more then full. Lovely relaxed place with friendly staff....More

Thank Calle W
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Fairly expansive dining room nvertheless packed during the lucnch hour; expect some wait. You will find there the traditional salads and sandwiches for quick meal.

Thank FM6565
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We decided to have a late breakfast. There were 3 of us and we all ordered something different. The meals were tasty and hot. They were all delivered at the same time. Our coffee and water were kept full. The servings were generous. I brought...More

Thank Spicemom2013
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The Oakland Gorilla has been there a long time and justifiably so. Their breakfasts and lunches simply kill. Everybody there is always friendly and quick, both. Get the fish and eggs. Grilled catfish with eggs up, oh yes.

Thank jamiedillon2017
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Saturday brunch we came here to grab a bite and then wonder around Jack London Square just because it was such a beautiful sunny day and we don't get to come here too often. Usually we come to visit the 2 breweries that are nearby...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We had walked by Oakland Grill many times while visiting a relative in Jack London Square and the place was always hopping. Then after a long day at the Alameda Antique Fair, we got back just in time to be served before their 3:00 closing....More

Thank chaslin19
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The food at this restaurant is above average. This isn't the place for folks who don't want to wait or want privacy because its a grill and is very popular. They have several different benedicts and the crab cake benedict is a must try. The...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 21 February 2017

There is always a wait and I am not sure it is really worth it. This is why we hadn't been in a long time. But were given gift certificate, so we tried it again.The food is good, the selection is okay, I am not...More

Thank Bzerkeley
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I met colleagues for a business lunch on a Sunday (sad, I know). They don't take reservations and we had to wait over an hour even though they said it would be 15-30 minutes. I will say that the food was delicious and the portions...More

Thank Ted B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94607-3822
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-835-1176
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