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The 10 Best Mediterranean Restaurants Near Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Tabouli, paella, and dolmades - it’s impossible not to love the Mediterranean dishes at these Oakland eateries! We analyzed top review sites and food blogs to find the best Mediterranean options for this list. For breakfast shakshuka or roast lamb and couscous for dinner, these are our go-to Oakland venues.

Find the perfect Mediterranean restaurant

Belotti Ristorante E Bottega

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Zagat

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Shakewell

Mediterranean, $$, OaklandMediterranean, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

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Marzano

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Filippo's

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Fusion Mediterranean

Mediterranean, OaklandMediterraneanOakland, Downtown
Google: 3.0
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Angela's Kitchen

Mediterranean, $$, AlamedaMediterranean, $$Alameda, Central
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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La Marcha Tapas Bar

Spanish, $$, BerkeleySpanish, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Creekwood

Italian, $$, BerkeleyItalian, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

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Donato & Co

Italian, $$, BerkeleyItalian, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Why is this list better than others?

Finding the best Mediterranean restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. 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 Zagat, Infatuation and Eater and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Zagat - Hottest Restaurants and Bars in Oakland and Berkeley, Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings and Eater - Where to Eat Late in Oakland and Berkeley to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Oakland. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Mediterranean spot.

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