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Wood Tavern

6317 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
+1 510-654-6607
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork chop” (37 reviews)
“cheese board” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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6317 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit, as we live in San Diego. The hostess and waitress greeted us warmly and we were placed in a corner window table as we had a just seven year old with us that worked out beautifully. Our waitress was knowledgeable regarding the...More

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had called several days in advance to make a reservation for 6 persons, and the manager suggested 8:15, which we accepted. Unfortunately, we had to wait 20-25 min after 8:15 to get to a table. It was busy, and the occupants of the table...More

Thank Thomas T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a late afternoon meal here. Staff was friendly and fun. We had the cheese board and and a burger. Over the top delicious!!!! A must stop for Oakland.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant in Rockridge serving super food and a tempting range of beer and wine. Often packed, so have eaten at the bar twice. Service is swift and polite.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large variety of high end cocktails combined with wonderful service. Food was fresh and a little adventurous for someone not from the area. Fun happy hour ambience. Overall great time

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pork chops are to die for! The service is always on point! Great place to go for dinner and lunch!

Thank laprellg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and service. The staff was very attentive and provided detail information about menu. The only draw back was the noise level.

Thank mab1258
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pork chops and manhattans, oh yeah! This is one of the best restaurants in the Bay Area! These folks also own Southie, which is a great lunch spot next door.

Thank SenyorBurke
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

If you crave absolutely delicious overlaid on iconic offerings, then head on over to Wood Tavern...the most perfect service by all team members, cool ambiance not polluted with endless flatscreens, and a can’t go wrong menu...tables or bar are equally comfortable...you won’t be confused by...More

Thank ViaggiareilMondoSTL
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Dropped by for lunch. Place is small and tables are close. But nice casual feeling. Service outstanding. The crab and lettuce salad with orange and grapefruit was very good. Had the fried cod sandwich with a slaw and cilantro. It was fabulous. Not wild about...More

Thank Ralph D
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Andrew M
7 May 2017|
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Response from Kay D | Reviewed this property |
Yes& I would highly suggest one, it's always busy.
9 September 2015|
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Response from FashionSpeedTravel | Reviewed this property |
If they're a casual couple this is a good choice. $150 will suffice and would include wine for two.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6317 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
  • Public Transportation: Rockridge BART is 5 blocks away. A major thoroughfare for bus lines, including the 51 and 151
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-654-6607
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