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Address: 3629 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609-2333
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+1 510-655-6661
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri 00:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Listen to some great R&B and Chicago-style blues at this intimate and...

Listen to some great R&B and Chicago-style blues at this intimate and cozy club.

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Just reopened after a total remodel.

Wonderful staff, good bands and great remodel. A must see for anyone visiting Oakland. This is in an up and coming neighborhood of Oakland and has a history dating back to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
Barbara1326
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Freehold, New York
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Freehold, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Wonderful staff, good bands and great remodel. A must see for anyone visiting Oakland. This is in an up and coming neighborhood of Oakland and has a history dating back to the 70's.

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

It's like a basement party with a bar! Went to see The Meatmen (with Reckless and The Criminals). Cheap drinks, dirty punks, big outdoor area with an outdoor pool table. Awesome!

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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

I've been here a few times now. The place is a little dark, but almost always has live music, cheap beer, and a mellow atmosphere. Bathrooms are a little grungy... but what do you expect from a dive bar?

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Oakland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2007

Every 2nd Saturday Eli's has this phenominal reggae club called Burning Bush. It is an incredible East Bay Gay and Lesbian event that not only has some of the best reggae DJ's in the Bay (Ital Hi-Fi) spinning positive rythems, but a midnight show that is to die for!!! The show changes every month, and includes various themed performance (not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2002

If you want down and dirty blues the way it used to be played, this is your place. It's not in the best part of town, but it's not dangerous. It's real blues, down home cooking and totally unpretentious. A must for any blues lover.

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