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“Beer Heaven”
Review of The Trappist

The Trappist
Ranked #64 of 1,333 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisines: Belgian, Brew Pub
Dining options: After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Mention Miller Light and you may be shot on site. This laid back, dimly lit euro-styled beer bistro has a light offering of food and a heavenly selection of hand crafted beers on tap and in the bottle. Most glasses will set you back $8, but if you're into tasting great, complex beers hand built with love, then you won't mind the price. All crafts are on tap - hoppy IPA's through stouts laden with vanilla and chocolate. Add in a knowledgeable table staff available after 5pm to help you select your brew and enjoy. Pay attention to the menus as their is a front and back bar with different selections on tap. We didn't venture into the bottles, but a nice selection was presented as well.

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Reviewed 9 January 2012

This is a fun place to grab a beer but if you're looking to eat more than a light meal or snack, you may want to go elsewhere. They had lots of craft beers on tap but a very small, eclectic menu (i.e., don't expect your typical pub food).

Thank murtletheturtle
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Reviewed 28 November 2011

If you love good beer (Belgian style) served in a great environment by friendly, knowledgeable staff, this is the world-class place to go! They know how to do it right--from choosing the proper glass to match the brew, to the rinse, and then the pour. I've been all over Europe and spent a good deal of time in Belgium savoring their amazing beers. Few American establishments seem to be able to serve beer the right way, but the Trappist does!
Parking can be a little difficult. I didn't sample the food, so can't speak to that.

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Thank JerryGowandering
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Reviewed 13 November 2011

The atmosphere here is awesome..
There is a front and back Bar... Brad at the back bar is incredible.
He makes you feel like hes known your forever!
Service great. We went to try the different brews but the food was a delicious extra! One of the bars only takes cash so be prepared.

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Thank sansa31
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

Try the #38 Stout. The place next door had two dollar street tacos. There was space out back behind the two (between buildings) where you can enjoy the weather without seeing (or smelling) the bums.

Thank Luggnutt
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