From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are Oakland's Best and trendiest restaurants. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best restaurants in Oakland. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.
We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Oakland. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Mercury News, East Bay Times and Zagat. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Mercury News - 12 Best New SF Bay Area Restaurants For Date Night 2019, East Bay Times - 5 of the best Spanish restaurants and tapas bars in the SF Bay Area and Zagat - Best Italian in Oakland/Berkeley. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.