American Cuisine Restaurants Oakland, CA
he best American cuisine restaurants in the Oakland Bay Area. Oakland American cuisine restaurants are listed in order from distance from Executive Inn Oakland Hotel.
Quinn’s Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub • 0.1 mi
51 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland CA 94606; Tel. 510.536.2050
What could be better than drinking a beer in a laid back, casual pub and being served outstanding food? Doing this while sitting on one of the best decks in Oakland. At Quinn’s Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub you can choose from a staggering selection of beer and an even more suprising menu. Everything, and we mean everything at Quinn’s is excellent and the portions are nothing short of huge; you’ve got to ttry the burgers which can be made from a variety of meats, the fish and chips are probably the best around and the, heck, just go there and check it out. It’s more upscale in the downstairs dining room, so head upstairs to the pub and enjoy some of Oakland’s best.
Kincaid’s Bayhouse • 1.8 mi
1 Franklin Street, Oakland CA 94607
American, Seafood. Recalling the comfort foods of simpler times, Kincaid’s offers healthy portions of classic American favorites, from steaks and chops to seafood and poultry. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, the service excellent, and the food speaks for itself; all coming together as one to ensure that once you sample Kincaid’s, it will become a regular stop for your dining excursions.
Home of Chicken & Waffles • 1.8 mi
444 Embarcadero W, Oakland, CA 94607, (510) 836-4446
For “chicken and waffles” like “mama used to make” served up with “Southern hospitality”, this pair is an East Bay “go-to”; decor is “cute and cool”, and they’re “a post-bar-hopping staple” “for cheap eats, especially late at night when everything else is closed.Located in Jack London Square.
Fat Lady Restaurant • 2.1 mi
201 Washington St., Oakland, CA 94607; Tel. 510.465.4996
An antique filled, Tiffany-lit 1884 Victorian–rumored to have been a bordello a century ago–has since 1970 housed this family-owned Jack London Square restaurant. Good for after-movie dinners and Sunday brunches.
Everett & Jones • 2.4 mi
2676 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland CA; ; Tel. 510.533.0900
Barbecue. This Oakland chain is, hands down, the best place for barbecue in the East Bay and with four locations, it’s easy to get your Everett & Jones fix. Everything is consistently delicious from the chicken, the brisket, and the pork ribs to the specialty links.
Flora Restaurant & Bar • 3.2 mi
1900 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612, (510) 286-0100
Flora is an art deco restaurant and bar in downtown Oakland. Owners Dona Savitsky and Thomas Schnetz evoke the opulence of a bygone era with carefully crafted cocktails and a menu of reinvented American classics. Flora is housed in the beautifully ornate Oakland Floral Depot building, built in 1931 by architect Albert Evers. Composed of silver and cobalt glazed terra cotta, it is an East Bay landmark of art deco architecture. Flora is located across the street from the Fox Theater, and one block from the Paramount Theater, another classic example of art deco design. Bar remains open with a limited menu after dinner.
Chef Edward’s Bar-B-Que • 3.3 mi
1998 San Pablo Ave., Oakland CA 94612; Tel. 510.834.9516
Barbecue. Chef Edward’s Bar-B-Que specializes in ribs that fall off the bone and brisket that splinters at the slightest touch. Be warned, the spicy sauce could do some serious damage to patrons with a low tolerance for heat. Go with the mild and grab a side of the hot so you can add it in increments.
Pican Restaurant • 3.6 mi
2295 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, (510) 834-1000
Featuring the tradition of the South and the sophistication of California cuisine. Signature dishes include: Buttermilk Southern Fried Chicken: Crisp Natural Chicken With Smoked Gouda Mac ‘N’ Cheese (Optional Tableside Truffled Honey Service), Bourbon and Molasses Lacquered Duck.