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Wood Tavern

) #3 of 1,094 Restaurants in Oakland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
6317 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
+1 510-654-6607
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork chop” (34 reviews)
“cheese board” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6317 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1331
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wood Tavern is without question the best restaurant in Oakland and one of the best in all of the bay area. Everything is absolutely delicious. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. The craft cocktails are made perfectly as well. You will definitely...More

Thank AdventureMonkey12
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love the Fettuccine, they carry excellent wine and the ice cream is delicious. The seating is tight but it still feels private. So worth it!

Thank O3538LFlindah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant Consistently good food, good price good atmosphere Make a reservation, they are always busy Easy parking

Thank jamiemildredmiller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant. We dine there often usually for lunch. My favorite dish is the seafood stew, however all the dishes are very good and we my wife and I have tried them all. You get an excellent poor from the talented bartenders.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite restaurant, food is always exceptional, hard to get a table but if you can get there early on a week day you can get lucky and sit at the bar. Cam't say enough, either is pasta, seafood, fish, is always cook...More

Thank Graciela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is exceptional! It's easy to go with a crowd of people or just a couple. The noise level is very loud because it's a small space and very crowded. Their fish sandwich for lunch is something I recommend from the lunch menu.

Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, beautiful presentation in an elegant space and excellent service. What more could you want?

Thank BrianROakland_CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pasta at lunch today horrible. Fettucine lumpy, clearly not freshly cooked. Sauce consisted of a FEW bits of sausage meat, tasteless lumps of tomatoe and absoloutely no seasoning! Not a finished sauce. Lumps of cream cheese. Just bad. Second time padta dissapointing. Others happy with...More

Thank annoyingme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pork belly starter and virgin mojitos were great, as was the duck and the chocolate mousse deserts. Go!

Thank Zedk
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a great little restaurant tucked into one of the more pleasant neighborhoods in north Oakland near Berkeley. We were there mid-afternoon and enjoyed a combination of their House Made Charcuterie and Cheese Board. Absolutely delicious and complimented with some French wine from a...More

Thank SactoTravels
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Questions & Answers
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 freeandgoing | 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
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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