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The 8 Best Breweries Near Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Thirsting for a crisp Blond Ale, a malty lager, or a hoppy IPA? We recommend a visit to these Oakland breweries. After careful analysis of top articles and review sites, we have found the best breweries in Oakland. Enjoy beer tours, beer and food pairing, and sample award-winning beer at these local gems.

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Ale Industries

Brewery, $$, OaklandBrewery, $$Oakland, Hawthorne
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

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    Eater
  • Berkeleyside Nosh

    Nosh Neighborhood Guide: Fruitvale

    Berkeleyside Nosh

Temescal Brewing

Brewery, $, OaklandBrewery, $Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    The Essential East Bay Breweries

    Eater
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal

    Eater

If you travel further

Jupiter

Brewery, $$, BerkeleyBrewery, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Bay Hop to Bar Hop: Best of Berkeley's Bars

    USA Today
  • USA Today

    10Best - Bottoms Up! Best Breweries in San Francisco

    USA Today

Alameda Island Brewing Company

Brewery, $$, AlamedaBrewery, $$Alameda, Central
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Fieldwork Brewing Co.

Brewery, $$, BerkeleyBrewery, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Rare Barrel

Brewery, $, BerkeleyBrewery, $Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Gilman Brewing Company

Brewery, $$, BerkeleyBrewery, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Triple Rock Brewery & Ale House

Brewery, $$, BerkeleyBrewery, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    Bay Hop to Bar Hop: Best of Berkeley's Bars

    USA Today
  • Food52

    10 Delicious Reasons Berkeley Belongs On Your Bucket List

    Food52

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Oakland. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in Oakland, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at Food52, Eater and Berkeleyside Nosh and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Food52 - 10 Delicious Reasons Berkeley Belongs On Your Bucket List, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal and Berkeleyside Nosh - Nosh Neighborhood Guide: Fruitvale. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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