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Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1951 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA 94606-5212
+1 510-536-2050
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1951 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA 94606-5212
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, amazing service and friendly staff. We had a quick bite and it was huge and wonderful....

Thank Donna1001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Very cool vibe. Overlooks a marina. The downstairs is intimate and close to fancy and the upstairs is like a sports bar. Same menu on big floors, pick your floor to match your mood. First, I ordered a glass of wine...More

Thank WinoElkGrove_Ca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place bar upstairs nicer restraunt downstairs. We had clams and mussels- really good. The beer taste in the anchor steam clams is pronounced but good. The New England style was delish. Lighter.

1  Thank brad370
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Great drinks, good food and always fun! Great bartender too. I love sitting outside and sometimes they have live music! We will be back!

Thank surfengirl
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We haven't lived in the Bay Area for decades. We needed dinner before our early morning flight to Maui. We decided to go to Quinn's Lighthouse, a restaurant neither of us had frequented in at least 20 years. it was nice to find it still...More

Thank margaretp783
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Quinn's not only has the look and feel of a New England local place, the food is just as good. Parking might be an issue, but worth the effort.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This lovely and charming restaurant is very near to a few motels in Oakland. The motels are close to the airport and therefore often chosen for their location. But there isn't much to see. Luckily, it just takes a little walk and you suddenly feel...More

Thank Marleen A
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

It was so good that after eating there alone Sunday afternoon I went back with my colleagues Monday night and ordered the exact same dish (BBQ Salmon with Crab meat and steamed vegetables). The portions were excellent and I left full and satisfied beyond expectations....More

1  Thank Edward H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Our family took us to this quaint restaurant on the water. We could walk to it from our hotel. Great food and a good variety. Our 6 yr old granddaughter was with us and she enjoyed getting to crunch the peanut shells on the floor....More

1  Thank Judy C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My mother and I had dinner in the restaurant. The seafood was well prepared as was the beef stew. The staff was helpful and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. We had the marina-side view and enjoyed the atmosphere of the...More

1  Thank M8212OWheathers
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Street parking. Never had a problem parking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1951 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA 94606-5212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-536-2050
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East Bay Restaurant Wins in 2006 "BEST WINE LISTS IN AMERICA" Competition. Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant was awarded the Grand Prize in the Short List Category by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine. The Judges found Quinn's List "SHORT and SWEET” with well chosen, food friendly selections. The list distinguished it self though "DEAD ON" informative Wine descriptions and an innovative Specialty Feature of Rose Wines from around the World. Quinn's Lighthouse is the Landmark Center Piece of the Oakland Waterfront Historic Embarcadero Cove Marina. Quinn's Lighthouse was awarded "BEST CASUAL DINING FAMILY RESTAURANT OF THE EAST BAY" BY THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Quinn's serves an eclectic mix of traditional American cuisine, ethnic specialties and seafood specialties from both coasts. The Yacht Club Dining Room, located on the main floor, offers a quiet and relaxing dining atmosphere overlooking the Embarcadero Cove Marina.
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