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The 10 Best Fast Food Restaurants In Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Need something delicious in your belly ASAP? These are our favorite fast food spots in Oakland. We did the grind and analyzed the top review sites and food publications to find the best fast food in Oakland. Enjoy a healthy poke or treat yourself to shawarma with all the fillings and none of the fuss at these spots!

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Cholita Linda

Latin, $$, TemescalLatin, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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World Famous Hotboys

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Chop Bar

American, $$, Produce & WaterfrontAmerican, $$Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Tacos Oscar

$, Temescal$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
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La Grana Fish

Mexican, $, Fruitvale StationMexican, $Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Nyum Bai

Asian, $$, Fruitvale StationAsian, $$Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Shakewell

Mediterranean, $$, LakeshoreMediterranean, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Clove and Hoof

American, $$, TemescalAmerican, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Cafe Umami

Asian, $, Upper DimondAsian, $Oakland, Upper Dimond
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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Afghan Burrito

Mexican, ClawsonMexicanOakland, Clawson
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Michelin Guide and Eater, 28808 Oakland restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019), Eater - San Francisco's 2019 Michelin Bib Gourmands, Mapped and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Fruitvale. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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