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Old Oakland

8th and Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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Lovely Corridor of Shops and Restaurants

It was such a treat to round the corner and find the beautiful shops and galleries! Not very big... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mukilteo, Washington
nice walk

walking and looking at the ships and the folks on the peir and shore is relaxing. great place to... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Rosa B
Oakland, California
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8th and Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was such a treat to round the corner and find the beautiful shops and galleries! Not very big, but plenty to keep you strolling and shopping for a couple of hours! the architecture was especially intriguing-- art deco with California Mission influences.

Thank KimT_6294
Reviewed 2 August 2017

walking and looking at the ships and the folks on the peir and shore is relaxing. great place to day dream and just breathe.

Thank Rosa B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Nothing to see, nothing to do, no reason to go unless you need a parking lot or you have an appointment in one of the buildings.

Thank Doctor G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a small section of Oakland, easy to get to (12th street BART). There is the Swan market - a collection of walk-up restaurants and a butcher and fishmonger - as well as some small boutique shops within lovely architecture. From here you can...More

Thank GPToak
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Some nice historic preservation, right downtown. Some very good restaurants, bars, and a nice market. Good outdoor farmers market at least one day per week.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 May 2017

A relative recently moved to Oakland from San Francisco and took us on a walking tour of Old Oakland. We were very surprised by what we saw. The area around 8th and Broadway is packed with restaurants and interesting shops. Nearby Chinatown is interesting as...More

Thank chaslin19
Reviewed 9 March 2017

this section of town is clearly being renovated into multi use areas combining retail and restaurants with cozy living spaces. Interesting area.

Thank cheryl b
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a beautifully restored area of Oakland, not far from Jack London Square and the Civic Center. It is also fairly close to Lake Merritt and the Oakland Museum of California.

Thank Janice A
Reviewed 23 October 2016

A small area highlighted by some good historic preservation. Pedestrian. Some good restaurants, mostly informal. A small market. The farmer's market, Fridays I think, is very popular. But don't go out of your way to visit.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 8 September 2016

There is a brewery tour you can get on in front of Pacific Coast Brewing Co in Old Town. You have to buy a ticket first. You visit 3 breweries around Oakland and other nearby cities. It included all of the beer tastings. It is...More

Thank JeanCal
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