The Beautiful Side of Oakland Guidebook

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The Beautiful Side of Oakland Guidebook

Food scene

Oakland's historic Chinatown has plenty of delicious and affordable places to dine or order takeout. With a variety of fresh and appetizing cuisines, there are numerous possibilities. In addition to the food options, Chinatown also has a large playground, basketball courts, and tennis court.
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Chinatown
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Oakland's historic Chinatown has plenty of delicious and affordable places to dine or order takeout. With a variety of fresh and appetizing cuisines, there are numerous possibilities. In addition to the food options, Chinatown also has a large playground, basketball courts, and tennis court.
Jack London Square is a historic landmark offering a variety of activities such as movies, bowling, taking the ferry, and food attractions, and local performances. Jack London, an American author, spent his days in Jack London square whilst working on his novels. Savor the crisp ocean air as you walk along the waterfront and the picturesque sights. The restaurants in Jack London Square offer a variety of different cuisines delivered with quality.
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Jack London Meydanı
472 Water St
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Jack London Square is a historic landmark offering a variety of activities such as movies, bowling, taking the ferry, and food attractions, and local performances. Jack London, an American author, spent his days in Jack London square whilst working on his novels. Savor the crisp ocean air as you walk along the waterfront and the picturesque sights. The restaurants in Jack London Square offer a variety of different cuisines delivered with quality.
What once used to be a McDonald's, Dimond Slice Pizza now occupies that same space to offer healthy but delicious and fresh pizza. Dimond Slice Pizza offers fresh and hot pizza with a rotating daily menu so you can try new types every day. In addition to their daily pizza menu, they also offer gluten free and vegan options.
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Dimond Slice Pizza
2208 MacArthur Blvd
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What once used to be a McDonald's, Dimond Slice Pizza now occupies that same space to offer healthy but delicious and fresh pizza. Dimond Slice Pizza offers fresh and hot pizza with a rotating daily menu so you can try new types every day. In addition to their daily pizza menu, they also offer gluten free and vegan options.
Homeroom offers Mac and Cheese but with a twist. A local favorite, many wait in line to have a taste of the twist on mac and cheese.
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Homeroom
400 40th St
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Homeroom offers Mac and Cheese but with a twist. A local favorite, many wait in line to have a taste of the twist on mac and cheese.
Arizmendi Bakery is a local pizzeria that also sells baked goods. Every day the menu is different and the pizza is served hot and is made of fresh ingredients on a sourdough pizza dough. Locals line up every day to have a slice of pizza and you can get some delicious pastries as well.
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Arizmendi Bakery
3265 Lakeshore Ave
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Arizmendi Bakery is a local pizzeria that also sells baked goods. Every day the menu is different and the pizza is served hot and is made of fresh ingredients on a sourdough pizza dough. Locals line up every day to have a slice of pizza and you can get some delicious pastries as well.
A great local grocery store which provides fresh and locally sourced produce and food.
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Farmer Joe's Marketplace
3501 MacArthur Blvd
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A great local grocery store which provides fresh and locally sourced produce and food.
A local favorite which provides fresh and hot BBQ!
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Everett & Jones BBQ
4245 MacArthur Blvd
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A local favorite which provides fresh and hot BBQ!
A local favorite burger place which provides hot and fresh delicious burgers served to order!
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Sparky's Giant Burgers
4120 Redwood Rd
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A local favorite burger place which provides hot and fresh delicious burgers served to order!
A great grocery store which offers healthy and organic food options. The Food Mill also offers freshly baked cookies which are a local favorite.
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The Food Mill
3033 MacArthur Blvd
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A great grocery store which offers healthy and organic food options. The Food Mill also offers freshly baked cookies which are a local favorite.
A local favorite burger place.
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Umami Burger Oakland
2100 Franklin St
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A local favorite burger place.
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Square Pie Guys
1077 Mission St
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Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
201 3rd St
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Donut Savant
3000 38th Avenue
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Bare Knuckle Pizza
351 12th St

Sightseeing

Chabot Space and Science Center is a great place to visit for stargazing or a museum experience with a variety of exhibits and attractions. For a group of visitors or families, Chabot Space and Science Center is equipped with planetariums, space exhibits, a theater, and more interactive activities.
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Chabot Uzay ve Bilim Merkezi
10000 Skyline Blvd
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Chabot Space and Science Center is a great place to visit for stargazing or a museum experience with a variety of exhibits and attractions. For a group of visitors or families, Chabot Space and Science Center is equipped with planetariums, space exhibits, a theater, and more interactive activities.
The Oakland Zoo is a local favorite offering an exciting and interesting visit every time. The Oakland Zoo offers educational opportunities to learn more about conservation and animal life. Animals such as giraffes, lemurs, hyenas, domestic animals such as goats and rabbits, amphibians, insects, birds, and much more, the Oakland Zoo offers a new experience with plenty of fresh air.
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Oakland Hayvanat Bahçesi
9777 Golf Links Rd
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The Oakland Zoo is a local favorite offering an exciting and interesting visit every time. The Oakland Zoo offers educational opportunities to learn more about conservation and animal life. Animals such as giraffes, lemurs, hyenas, domestic animals such as goats and rabbits, amphibians, insects, birds, and much more, the Oakland Zoo offers a new experience with plenty of fresh air.
Hidden away in an offshoot of Lake Merritt, you can find solace in the tranquil gardens beautifully designed. The Japanese Garden features scenic and fascinating gardens featuring different plant varieties. For example, there are gardens dedicated to Bonsai, a garden of edible plants, and a garden of pollinator plants. The Japanese Garden is open to all and is a great place to learn more about plants and is a serene place in the busy Bay Area.
Japanese Garden
Hidden away in an offshoot of Lake Merritt, you can find solace in the tranquil gardens beautifully designed. The Japanese Garden features scenic and fascinating gardens featuring different plant varieties. For example, there are gardens dedicated to Bonsai, a garden of edible plants, and a garden of pollinator plants. The Japanese Garden is open to all and is a great place to learn more about plants and is a serene place in the busy Bay Area.
Redwood Regional Park is a great place to get some fresh air and not travel too far. There are numerous trails you can hike, run, walk on and the historic redwood trees are a sight to behold. You can also have picnics in this scenic park and book an overnight camping spot as well.
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Redwood Bölge Parkı
7867 Redwood Road
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Redwood Regional Park is a great place to get some fresh air and not travel too far. There are numerous trails you can hike, run, walk on and the historic redwood trees are a sight to behold. You can also have picnics in this scenic park and book an overnight camping spot as well.
Experience walking on the Bay Bridge as you take in the sights of the East Bay and San Francisco. A great way to get some exercise with a scenic view.
Bay Bridge Trail
Bay Bridge Trail
Experience walking on the Bay Bridge as you take in the sights of the East Bay and San Francisco. A great way to get some exercise with a scenic view.
The Morcom Rose Garden features a wide variety of roses and is a great place to take pictures or just smell the roses. It is a picturesque landscape managed by volunteers and offers a great place to get some fresh air or take some pictures.
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Morcom Rose Garden
700 Jean St
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The Morcom Rose Garden features a wide variety of roses and is a great place to take pictures or just smell the roses. It is a picturesque landscape managed by volunteers and offers a great place to get some fresh air or take some pictures.
The Oakland Museum of California is a hidden gem in Oakland as it offers an extensive museum experience in the heart of Oakland. The art exhibit is often on rotation so you will see something new and you can learn about California history and nature in California. In addition to the exhibits, you can go into the great landscape outside of the exhibits offering outdoor art displays and have a picnic outside.
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Oakland Museum of California (Kaliforniya Oakland Müzesi)
1000 Oak St
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The Oakland Museum of California is a hidden gem in Oakland as it offers an extensive museum experience in the heart of Oakland. The art exhibit is often on rotation so you will see something new and you can learn about California history and nature in California. In addition to the exhibits, you can go into the great landscape outside of the exhibits offering outdoor art displays and have a picnic outside.
Academy of Arts and Sciences
555 Portola Dr
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First Fridays
2633 Telegraph Ave
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Beautiful sights
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Oakland California Temple
4770 Lincoln Ave
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Beautiful sights

Neighborhoods

Grand Lake is filled with excitement as it is home to some of the local favorites in Oakland. From the iconic pizza from Arizmendi to the fresh doughnuts from Colonial Donuts, the food from Grand Lake is local and delicious. On Saturdays, there are Farmer's Markets located at Grand Lake where you can purchase fresh produce from local farmers and food trucks with hot and fresh delectable items. Grand Lake also hosts a number of small businesses selling handcrafted and local pieces such as art, jewelry, or clothing. The historic and iconic Grand Lake Theater has been around for decades, showing current movies in theaters artfully designed.
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Grand Lake
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Grand Lake is filled with excitement as it is home to some of the local favorites in Oakland. From the iconic pizza from Arizmendi to the fresh doughnuts from Colonial Donuts, the food from Grand Lake is local and delicious. On Saturdays, there are Farmer's Markets located at Grand Lake where you can purchase fresh produce from local farmers and food trucks with hot and fresh delectable items. Grand Lake also hosts a number of small businesses selling handcrafted and local pieces such as art, jewelry, or clothing. The historic and iconic Grand Lake Theater has been around for decades, showing current movies in theaters artfully designed.
The Laurel District is vibrant with numerous small businesses selling food, clothing, toys, and more. All kinds of interesting local restaurants which provide exciting new cuisines from burgers to BBQ to pizza.
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Laurel
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The Laurel District is vibrant with numerous small businesses selling food, clothing, toys, and more. All kinds of interesting local restaurants which provide exciting new cuisines from burgers to BBQ to pizza.
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Dimond District
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BART is a convenient way to travel through the Bay Area.

BART is the local transit train system and you can buy tickets at the station. There is also Amtrak if you wish to go to cities such as San Jose and the lower South Bay or to Northern California.
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Check the weather

The Bay Area has nice weather usually but may experience some heat waves, pack accordingly.