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Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub

1951 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA 94606-5212
+1 510-536-2050
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“chowder” (8 reviews)
“cioppino” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1951 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA 94606-5212
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was so good that after eating there alone Sunday afternoon I went back with my colleagues Monday night and ordered the exact same dish (BBQ Salmon with Crab meat and steamed vegetables). The portions were excellent and I left full and satisfied beyond expectations....More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family took us to this quaint restaurant on the water. We could walk to it from our hotel. Great food and a good variety. Our 6 yr old granddaughter was with us and she enjoyed getting to crunch the peanut shells on the floor....More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother and I had dinner in the restaurant. The seafood was well prepared as was the beef stew. The staff was helpful and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. We had the marina-side view and enjoyed the atmosphere of the...More

Thank M8212OWheathers
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love places like this. Old, quaint, nautical and a lot of history. Quinn's is exactly one of those places. Their food and service is outstanding and the pricing isn't too bad. If you are there, you need to try the chowder. It is some...More

Thank Jay T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The customer service was great. Our server was James. He was super nice, helpful, and attentive. The food on the other hand was awful. The bathroom was awful. Great views from the restaurant. Don’t know why a reservation was necessary.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Basically a bar food restaurant. Healthy portions of medium quality food. On the waterfront. Medium priced

Thank Duane A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We stopped at Quinn's before our flight out. The location and view are awesome. We sat right outside on the wrap around balcony with water views in the marina full of boats. 5 star for views. The food wasn't anything great. I had the baby...More

Thank Skyler B
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly and helpful wait staff and good food and drinks. We had dinner late Thursday night after arriving at Oakland airport and checking in at the Executive Inn and Suites. We took our grandson and kids on Sunday to eat upstairs where you can throw...More

Thank Iris_Hilo
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This restaurant was recommended by my son who had been there a few times in the past. He, being a gastronome himself, has always made good suggestions where his mother and I could have an enjoyable meal. This meal included our second son and family...More

Thank 795jon
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a nice piece of salmon with a great view looking out on to the water. The price seemed slightly higher than I was expecting for the dish I ordered.

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Street parking. Never had a problem parking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1951 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA 94606-5212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-536-2050
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East Bay Restaurant Wins in 2006 "BEST WINE LISTS IN AMERICA" Competition. Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant was awarded the Grand Prize in the Short List Category by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine. The Judges found Quinn's List "SHORT and SWEET” with well chosen, food friendly selections. The list distinguished it self though "DEAD ON" informative Wine descriptions and an innovative Specialty Feature of Rose Wines from around the World. Quinn's Lighthouse is the Landmark Center Piece of the Oakland Waterfront Historic Embarcadero Cove Marina. Quinn's Lighthouse was awarded "BEST CASUAL DINING FAMILY RESTAURANT OF THE EAST BAY" BY THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Quinn's serves an eclectic mix of traditional American cuisine, ethnic specialties and seafood specialties from both coasts. The Yacht Club Dining Room, located on the main floor, offers a quiet and relaxing dining atmosphere overlooking the Embarcadero Cove Marina.
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