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A Cote

5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
+1 510-655-6469
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Gluten Free Options
5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance was nice, the waitress was pleasant, the food was acceptable, and the price was high. To begin with, I screwed up and thought this was an Italian restaurant. Based on the menu, it was more of an infusion type of restaurant the mixed...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has its pluses and minuses. Service is great. Ambiance is mediocre. We were there on a cold evening and the restaurant was cold. One would think with their fancy prices they would consider the comfort of their clients. They didn’t. Also it is...More

Thank danstripi
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The cuisine and service once again shined at A Cote last night. We arrived at 9:00 p.m. on a Monday night and were welcomed. The maitre d' had our favorite table in a corner banquette cleared and set for us. We shared all of the...More

Thank jbwheel
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I asked for an inside booth when I reserved. There are several and my reservation was made far in advance since this was a special meal for a visiting elderly person. The booths have better lighting. We were told they were not available- the table...More

Thank GPToak
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A nice and cozy place inspired by French cuisine, everything was delicious from the beginning to the end. I'm French and I can tell you that it respects French food. I went there with my boyfriend who's American and he loved it too. We had...More

Thank Maii000
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Menu had variety in booth entrees and size of portions which made it easy to find a nice selection for us to share over dinner. Service staff where welcoming and attentive and so dinner was a nice even flow of three courses over a 90...More

Thank 4onpark
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We enjoyed sitting in the garden recently on a pleasant fall night. The menu offered many interesting and well-prepared items. We especially enjoyed the tuna crostini appetizer, flat iron steak and rigatoni entrees, and their signature chocolate concoction. A fromage plate was also a nice...More

Thank annalea52
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We sat outside in the back of the restaurant on a warm summer night but it was quite pleasant and indeed the food was excellent. The nicest surprise was the reasonable priced items on the wine list with some of the finer pinot noirs from...More

Thank dlsmissionary
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I must convey that our experience at A Cote was exceptional from top to bottom. The cuisine is unique, the tapas style dishes are delectable and the wine selection is impressive on its own. To be frank, I expected to be impressed by A Cote...More

Thank Jay_Augustin
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Imagine that reading reviews gave you a true taste of a place? No? You will have to try A Côte yourself to decide what you think. The service was attentive ( thank you to our server Xtina ). And, the host stopped by a couple...More

Thank saolsen11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
  • Public Transportation: Rockridge Bart station 3 blocks north of the restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-655-6469
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