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The 10 Best Bars Near Emeryville

Updated: October 10, 2022

Had a long day? These are our favorite Emeryville bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. After careful analysis of top articles and review sites, we know these are the best bars in Emeryville. Head to these watering holes for great live music, darts and strong drinks!

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Branch Line Pub

Bar, $$, EmeryvilleBar, $$Emeryville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Periodic Table

Bar, $$, EmeryvilleBar, $$Emeryville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

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Perle Wine Bar

Wine Bar, $$, OaklandWine Bar, $$Oakland, Montclair Business
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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Forbidden Island

Tiki Bar, $$, AlamedaTiki Bar, $$Alameda, Central
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    13 Terrific Tiki Bars in the Bay Area

    Eater
  • Eater

    The Essential Guide to Eating and Drinking in Alameda

    Eater

The Double Standard

Bar, $$, OaklandBar, $$Oakland, Northgate
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    13 Essential East Bay Cocktail Bars

    Eater
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in Oakland's Northgate-Waverly Neighborhood

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Drexl Bar

Bar, $$, OaklandBar, $$Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater

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Tiger's Taproom

Bar, $$, OaklandBar, $$Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Bardo Lounge & Supper Club

Bar, $$, OaklandBar, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Wolf

Bar, $$$, OaklandBar, $$$Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Mad Oak

Bar, $$, OaklandBar, $$Oakland, Civic Center
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Emeryville. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Emeryville and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Uptown Oakland, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Oakland's Northgate-Waverly Neighborhood and Eater - The Essential Guide to Eating and Drinking in Alameda. 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. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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