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Penrose

$$ - $$$American, , Middle Eastern
3311 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2738
+1 510-444-1649
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“flatbread” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3311 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2738
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent food but sub par service; we waited an extended time to order drinks, food, and to receive the check. Dessert was never offered which was too bad because we would have ordered it. I would not recommend it when there are plenty of other...More

Thank nehughes
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My wife and I ate here tonight before catching a movie at the Grand Lake. Very nice, attractive space. Good, friendly service. Good drinks as well, with happy hour discounts until 6:30. Superb squash soup. Very good salmon dish as well - a bit on...More

Thank Southside
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Penrose Bar and Grill was a pleasant surprise. We stopped in to get a quick meal before the move last week and found the people friendly the service good and the food excellent. This is definitely an up-scale B&G. Hog Island Oysters were chilled and...More

Thank john c
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Tapas like collection of imaginative small plates with a few larger entrees. The interior is lively with big glass windows across the front, a large bar that runs the length of one wall, large wood fired ovens and open kitchen across the back of the...More

Thank ElSueno3000
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We visited from London this restaurant for brunch and came back for diner in the same week as we loved it so much! The decor, the music, the menu choices, the presentation and most importantly the taste hits the spot every time. I was really...More

Thank emma23weber
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We came here for our anniversary and I remember only a few things: the heat from the grill and the avocado toast. Our server was pleasant and professional, but the heat that came blaring off the flames was nearly unbearable. We had to move closer...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Enjoyed every bite of what we all shared recently. They serve most things as items to be shared, which is good because you can try lots of different things. The food is fresh, and very high quality. I enjoyed the rib eye, as well as...More

Thank Mike4mula
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I was there with a group of non-vegetarian colleagues from work. There were more than enough veggie options to keep one satisfied. There were "of menu" options too when asked for. The food tasted great and the service was very good too. The atmosphere was...More

Thank paulharhen
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Great great food.....we've been several times and loved the food more each time. We have a reservation to go for a third time this Friday so guess that speaks for itself. Great Oakland fine....vegetarians and omnivores happily existing side by side.... It does get a...More

Thank katherine K
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Horrible experience. I would never go to this restaurant again and I do not recommend it. We felt so hurt and taken advantage of. We stopped by Penrose for a quick dinner before going out dancing. Everything on the menu was $30 and under so...More

Thank Kristen J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3311 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2738
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-444-1649
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