Oakland, CA

  (7 restaurants)    
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Aunt Mary's Cafe
4640 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 601-9227
www.auntmaryscafe.com...
  • Grilled Shrimp and Grits with Tabasco Gravy
  • Pain Perdue
    variation of French toast
  • Southern Bubble and Squeak
    pototo-southern green cakes, served with 2 eggs, topped w/ pot likker gravy & biscuit
4.0 out of 5
355 ratings
moved from original location (at 4307 Telegraph Ave); Other Recipes: Southern Greens
2
Clove and Hoof
4001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 547-1446
cloveandhoofoakland.com...
  • Cheesesteak
    thinly sliced sirloin, onion confit, grilled & marinated mushrooms, matchstick turnips & warm beer cheese fondue on a hero roll; looks good
  • Fried Chicken Sandwich
    chicken that is sous vided (slow cooked in sealed package in low-heat water), dredged & deep-fried; dipped in fish sauce, pickled pineapple, Thai herb salad on a grilled hero roll; looks good
4.0 out of 5
438 ratings
opened in 2014; butchery & restaurant run by husband-and-wife team
3
Cosecha
907 Washington St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 452-5900
www.cosechacafe.com...
  • Carne Adovada
    braised pork in chile guajillo served w/ rice, beans & handmade flour tortillas; looks good
  • Pork Belly Tacos
    w/ pickled onions & salsa; available only for lunch (check website for current menu); looks good
4.0 out of 5
567 ratings
opened in 2011; serving local, seasonal Mexican food where they prepare everything from scratch every day, including handmade tortillas, pastries & complex traditional entrees, as well as seasonal salads & soups
4
Fentons Creamery & Restaurant
4226 Piedmont Ave
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 658-7000
www.fentonscreamery.com...
  • Banana Special
    banana split (large one); banana split; unanimous #1 pick for Top 5 Restaurants-Best Dessert
4.0 out of 5
3993 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); #4 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); founded in 1894 starting as delivering milk by horse-drawn wagon; ice cream made by hand
5
Homeroom
400 40th St
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 597-0400
homeroom510.com
  • Trailer Mac (& Cheese)
    signature dish; cheddary mac w/ Niman Ranch hot dog and topped w/ crushed potato chips; looks good
4.0 out of 5
4282 ratings
#26 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 2011; specializes in macaroni & cheese offering 10 different variations; elementary school decor w/ tables made of re-purposed wood bleachers, chalkboard (for the menu) & a vintage card catalog where they keep customer loyalty cards
6
Souley Vegan
301 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 922-1615
www.souleyvegan.com...
  • Black Bean & Quinoa Veggie Burger
    in house made patty - Quinoa, black bean & carrots
  • Okra Gumbo
    vegan gumbo made of mix of pepper, corn, seaweed, tomato non gmo tofu, onion, garlic and spice; served over rice; looks good
  • Seitan "Shrimp" Po Boy
    seitan (the protein portion of wheat) cut in shrimp-sized bites, battered, dredged & deep-fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1924 ratings
opened in 2009; serving vegan soul food; check out her story; Other Recipes: Vegan Creole Jalapeno Hush Puppies
7
Brown Sugar Kitchen
2534 Mandela Pkwy
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 839-7685
www.brownsugarkitchen.com...
  • Smoked Chicken & Shrimp Gumbo
    served w/ steamed basmati rice; looks good
3.5 out of 5
2726 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Soul Food); new style, down home soul food, community & a welcoming vibe in West Oakland
 Oakland, CA  (7 restaurants)    

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