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Very limited walk in seating.   Reservations recommended.   Delage is an omakase style sushi restaurant.   The menu changes based on the season. more
An upscale diner serving seasonally inspired cocktails and regional. We serve American regional classics influenced by Japanese flavors and techniques. Our menu is always seasonal, always sustainably sourced and changes often.  A full bar and r... more
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Be it San Francisco or its Oakland location, Marufuku has lines out the door—well beyond the appropriate ramen-consuming hours. The Oakland branch is especially hard to get into these days, due to its busy Temescal location, but the Japantown r... more
In Japan, ramen is comfort food. It's what you eat when you're looking for a completely satisfying, but casual experience. You pay in advance, so when you're finished, you get up and leave. You don't break the bank, it isn't a production, and it ta... more
Shinmai just recently opened a 100-person Japanese dining space in Uptown Oakland. The new spot offers both izakaya and ramen, two of Tokyo’s most popular culinary offerings. Patrons can order a series of casual bar bites, small plates or a ste... more
Dinner served Wednesday - Sunday 5pm-9pm Sobo Ramen is a Japanese inspired Ramen restaurant located in the heart of Oakland's Chinatown. We serve comforting and unique noodles, assortment of Japenese inspired appetizers and bento boxes, Sobo Ram... more
A punk rock influenced restaurant specializing in Japanese fried chicken and seasonal izakaya plates. Everything is freshly made in house, from marinades to sauces and seasonings.  Locally sourced. more
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From the front row to the back, there is not a bad seat in the jazz house of Yoshi's. Adorned with a top-of-the-line, custom designed Meyer sound system, a 1998 Steinway 9' Concert D grand piano, state-of-the-art lighting, an unparalleled breadth and... more