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A Cote

5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
+1 510-655-6469
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pommes frites” (14 reviews)
“flatbread” (15 reviews)
“mussels” (29 reviews)
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5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

There’s nothing quite like sitting out in the breezy patio at the back of A Cote with friends and family, after a day of hiking Oakland’s nearby woods and canyons, sharing a sequence of delightful starters and specialty plates. As the evening cools, the heaters...More

Thank Ted J
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We had a family dinner here on a Saturday night--three adults, a teenager, and a younger child. Allof the food was very good. The cheese plate with walnut bread was excellent. The eggplant Flatbread was really good, but the highlight was the lamb chops with...More

Thank BEWatermelon
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and eat here all the time - I just got around to writing. A review. Anniversaries. New Year's Eve. Birthdays. Whenever we can get a babysitter last-minute. Our favorite restaurant in the Bay Area - and certainly in Oakland. Start with a recommended...More

1  Thank narwhalbrigade
Reviewed 2 August 2016

It was very noisy due to a birthday party but it can happen any where. Service was slow and the watress forgot a lot of things, like water, bread, etc. You could tell from these details that they did not like their job. Food was...More

Thank Lele214
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My friend and I had a really nice meal at A Cote. We loved sitting in the outside patio at the back of the restaurant. It was shaded, beautiful and relaxing. All the food we had was really good. We ordered a variety of the...More

Thank T94549
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a place in our neighborhood where we come back all the time. The food quality and taste has been consistently good. The decor is mediterranean and ambience warm and romantic. Servers are knowledgable and friendly.

1  Thank hobbyjalan2
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Surprised at how much I liked A'Cote. It's very dimly lit (too kuch so in fact) and at first appears a bit trendy and little too hipster with the dim lighting and crowd, but boy were we surprised. Sat at the bar. Bartender was awesome...More

1  Thank Beegreen7
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I went to this restaurant on the lower end of College based on a recommendation and was more than pleasantly surprised. I have so many nice things to say about this restaurant. There are both interior and patio dining (in back) areas to eat. Inside...More

1  Thank REH999
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Ate at A Cote for the first time yesterday. The patio seating feels like Morrocco. Small plates to share for four included: lamb tongue terrine (sounds wired, but good), mussels and pommes frites (have to get this), grilled quail (good), asparagus flatbread (ok), and dessert,...More

Thank warbler44
Reviewed 21 March 2016

An attempt to replicate a French dining experience but with a California slant. The food was good but the service slow or casual depending on how you look at it. The lighting was non existent. We had to get additional candles from other tables to...More

1  Thank Jim W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5478 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
  • Public Transportation: Rockridge Bart station 3 blocks north of the restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-655-6469
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