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Luka's Taproom & Lounge

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American, Bar, Pub
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2221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612-3009
+1 510-451-4677
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 10:30 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 17:30 - 02:00
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Concord, California
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

You can't beet their burgers and fries. Whenever I have out of town guests I always try to take them there for Lunch. Tuesday is even better because they are half price!

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Thank DDDRW
Berkeley, California
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307 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I have been to Luka’s Taproom multiple times over the last two years, and each time I have enjoyed my visit. A few things have changed since my initial review in May 2015, and so this is a bit of an update. Luka’s still runs specials Sunday through Wednesday, with different items available each day. It’s half off bottles of... More 

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New York
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I came here abruptly when I heard my co-workers recommending this place to others. To my great surprise, I had a wonderful experience. The staff get five stars for their service. They were very attentive and prompt with my food. I ordered the burger and fries. Luckily I came during happy hour and I ordera vodka cranberry for six bucks.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Luka's isn't a large place, and it was pretty loud inside. However, the food was outstanding! I was with a party from work and our food was beautiful as well. The menu had a good amount of variety. I'd definitely go back!

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Thank 651MichelleJA
San Francisco, United States
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Luka's is a very popular bar/restaurant in downtown Oakland. It is close to 19th St. BART and it is clearly a local favorite. It has great ambiance, especially for the younger crowd. Great bar, good food, etc. It is a high-quality Bay Area establishment. It is also a typical Bay Area establishment in that it is SUPER loud. I went... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Let’s face it, if you’re in Oakland on business at the convention center it’s hard to navigate and find a nice place you can go for a drink, food or dancing other than always having to go to Jack London Square. Luka’s is the answer. It’s a great bar and a great bar and grill food menu. Good salads, awesome... More 

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Thank Jack P
San Francisco Bay Area
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119 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Neighborhood spot. Give it a try. You should enjoy it. Folks assailing enter in small groups. Haven't notice much intermixing of social groups. Yet, you'll find a ton of diverse friend folks kibitzing. Hats of off the the Host, Bartenders, and Waiters/Waitresses. Good natured PEEPs. Thanks Alexande and crew! Stop by. Have a beer. My friend enjoyed their burger. I've... More 

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Oakland, California
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244 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a lovely place to hang out with friends over great beers and food. We came here first time last wednesday and it was a very pleasant experience. Our waiter Brian was super friendly and attentive. He made a lot of suggestions which were all great. IPAs he recommended were superb and so was the food that we tried -... More 

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Lafayette, Ca
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295 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here at least monthly for several months and found the food and service to be great. The burgers are great and happy hour drinks are a plus. I highly recommend this place if in downtown Oakland. It is close to Bart and Paramount Theater.

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Thank Lesley H
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228 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Luka's taproom has been opened in 2004 and definitely has a steady clientele. We came here for lunch on a rainy Saturday and they were able to accommodate us. Service was good, the ambiance is California brasserie, and the food is average. I like that they offer a vegetarian burger and you can opt for a gluten free bun. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612-3009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-451-4677

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?