Comfort Inn & Suites
8452 Edes Ave.
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: (510) 568-1500
Fax: (510) 430-8360
Bars & Cafes
Located inside the Days Hotel where near the Oakland Coliseum, Jolly Rogers is a typical American restaurant which serves steaks and barbecue. Prime Rib is the restaurant specialty made from Angus and roasted slowly with vegetables. Aside from, there is also a full bar inside the restaurant.
Ale Industries started out as a small-time craft brewery in Concord, CA, however, it soon grew popular and eventually had to move into a bigger brewing space, on 10th Street in Oakland. Offering refreshing draft beers, that are now brewed on site, the place churns is equipped to produce around 20,000 barrels of beer every year! Covering an area of over 6000 square feet (560 square meters), the Fruitvale establishment also includes a taproom which can host up to 100 visitors. Open for tours between Fridays to Sundays, Ale Industries serves brews created without any use of fossil fuels, definitely worth a decko.
Established in April 1977, they are celebrating their 35th year in business. Offering great food and spirits, a friendly staff, comfortable atmosphere, and ample parking (a real treat on Park Street). McGee's is a favorite stop for locals and visitors alike. The grill is open for lunch and dinner daily with a menu that offers something for everyone. They also serve Sunday brunch. Have a Sunday brunch drink like a mimosa or bloody mary made to perfection or maybe a tasty vanilla fizz. And, with full sports coverage, McGee's is a great place to meet and catch your favorite sporting event. They have been voted one of the Top 3 Kid-Friendly Restaurants by Alameda Magazine readers. They are proud to promote that their establishment is a family affair. So, if you are looking for a comfortable place to grab a bite to eat, meet up with friends, or catch a sporting event, McGee's is a great spot for you.
Located over Park Street Bridge, Gold Coast Grill gave Alameda its first taste of Greek cuisine. An extremely cozy restaurant, it gives you the opportunity to sample some mouthwatering delicacies nightly. Dishes like the roasted rack of lamb and veal medallions in champagne sauce are hugely popular, and deservedly so. If you're in the mood for seafood, the pan-roasted Alaskan halibut and grilled Atlantic salmon with caper vinaigrette are also delicious. A wonderful wine list is also on offer.
American Oak, located on Santa Clara Avenue in Alameda, CA, is a fantastic dining destination, for whiskey-lovers. The establishment boasts of a library of over 120 different whiskeys from local and international regions - if you're a spirits connoisseur, this place is for you. The Downtown space also doles out an eclectic fare that focuses on classic 'Merican comfort food - expect lots of burgers, steaks and sandwiches, to name a few. Dishes such as fried chicken, grilled hangar steak and shrimp and grits, to name a few can be found here. The service is great and the prices are comparable; definitely worth a try, this one!
Ricky's is the place to be on game night. No matter is your game of choice is the NFL, MBL, Formula One or any other, their multiple screens ensure you don't miss a single second. Raiders fans will certainly recognize the name as one of the best places to hang out, have a drink and connect with fellow fans in a lively, fun atmosphere. The bar has bee around since 1946 and has its fair share of regulars as well as tourists and day trippers stopping by to check out the electric atmosphere. Don't miss out on trying their famous sandwiches names after Hall of Famers like Jim Otto, Willie Brown and Jack Tatum. The menu is quite extensive with plenty to choose from. A good place to stop by for an evening out with friends, or even make new ones.
Established in 2006 by the Thanos brothers, Mano and Michael, Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge offers visitors a tropical haven on this Californian island of Alameda. Professional bartenders ensure that guests are served only the best. Choose from classic tiki mixes like Painkiller, Banana Mamacow, Fog Cutter, Leilani Volcano and Hurricane, or Forbidden Island originals like China Clipper, Fugu for Two, Neptune’s Garden and the eponymous drink Forbidden Island. If it is your birthday, you can savor an Island Mai Tai, completely on the house!
Brotzeit Lokal is a restaurant and beer-garden and houses over 15 craft beers from Germany! They also house over 10 craft beers from USA and from Belgium. As far as beers are concerned, they always have something new or something special. They also serve brunch, lunch and dinner. Food here has German influence. It is a great place for families as well as friends, to enjoy good food and good beer under the bright Oakland sky and the views of the water.
Bellanico, is a friendly and easygoing restaurant serving good quality Italian meals at reasonable prices. The most popular items on their menu are the Seared Berkshire Pork Belly, Casunzei ravioli, Argula and Treviso Radicchio and Hand Crafted Burrata. The restaurant is well known for its food, though its casual ambience also aids in a pleasant time, with friends or close ones. The staff is professional and pleasing, meeting every need and attending to the guests. Service is top-notch too. The wine list is another good reason to dine here.
The Fireside remains a gathering spot for Alameda locals since opening in 1942. This neighborhood lounge serves a list of craft beers and spirits sourced exclusively from local breweries and distilleries. Enjoy a pint or cocktail at one of the Island’s longest bars or play some pool or foosball. They occasionally host entertaining theme nights, open mic sessions and live music. Their weekly Jazz Organ Happy Hour is a big draw among patrons.
Encuentro is a modern, comfortable, airy restaurant located near Oakland's historic Jack London Square. The restaurant is entirely vegetarian, with a healthy amount of vegan options as well, so vegetarians will be able to eat to their heart's delight. The contemporary Californian cuisine that uses fresh, quality ingredients features dishes like Sweet Potato "Samositas", BBQ Tempeh Sandwich, and Fig and Chevre Bruschetta, which are so delicious the carnivores out there won't even miss the meat! In addition to all the meat-free fare Encuentro is also a wine bar, so needless to say the wine list features excellent selections, and Encuentro also has a small selection of beers.
The New Easy quickly rose to be one of the city's best bars for artisan cocktails made with all fresh ingredients and some liquors you may have never even heard of before. The menu is full of inventive concoctions, although you can of course always go with the classics or one of their beers on tap. If you're feeling particularly adventurous you can ask one of the talented bartenders to create something just for you. They also serve up some delicious food dishes that go great with the libations. On Saturdays they serve up special cocktails made from ingredients bought at the Farmer's Market across the street.