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Lokanta

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443 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7326 (Rose Ave)
+1 925-223-8074
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10:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My taste buds are still watering over the wine choices along with grape leaves and spanakopita we enjoyed at happy hour. My daughter and I got to sit near the bar, with such nice serene atmosphere and enjoy the last day of my visit to California. Great service, very attentive and cozy!

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Thank Saburns12
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here with some friends we had not seen in over 30 years. Needless to say we had lots of catching up to do. Staff was extremely patient in taking our orders. The food was simply superb. Definitely a restaurant we will eat at again when in Pleasanton.

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Thank mokersj
Pleasanton, CA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Wait staff was a little slow. Food was not exceptionally tasty, vegetables were tepid. Atmosphere below average.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

nice atomosphere. outdoor seating available. Beet Salad was excellent, and was perfect to split between 2 people. Mixed Kebabs were a little over done but still tasted good. had Baklava and Belquim Chocolate Mousse for dessert quite yummy. will definitely come again when were in California

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Thank _teenbean60
Singapore, Singapore
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167 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

"Lokanta" means Restaurant in Turkish, and the maître d' is actually Turkish. So, we went there for brunch. The meze platter is generic middle Eastern, except for the zucchini fritters, which are very Turkish. The flambéed halloumi is Greek. All very tasty. I ordered menemen, Turkish summer eggs, a scramble of tomatoes, white cheese (feta) and spices. Quite authentic and... More 

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Thank Trilife
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had taken a few people whom I work with here. Most of them like the food and the atmosphere is good as it is not too loud or too dark. During the summer, you can sit outside the front to enjoy the outdoor weather and do some people watching.

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Thank Cindy L
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

After seeing a movie we landed in this restaurant to refresh ourselves with nice beer & a mix of mediterranean food. Our food comprised flat bread with cheese, assorted salad, grilled chicken breasts coated with cheese & roasted potatoes. Food served with efficiency, less time coated with a smile on the host who first introduced himself. Good place recommended for... More 

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Thank Anil P
Providence, Utah
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The food was absolutely amazing. Nothing bad to say about the food or the service. It was fabulous and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Love the vibe on main street in downtown Pleasanton.

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Thank slaughterpj
Oakland
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lokanta in Turkish means neighborhood bistro, which the space speaks to appropriately enough. Having just visited Turkey and Greece earlier in the year we were pleased that the food was authentic albeit with a California fusion twist. The staff was friendly if not a bit rushed, even though the place wasn't all that busy. Sat in the rear room which... More 

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Thank Mark H
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We've usually come here for dinner, or snacks at the bar. But, a couple of days ago, the weather wasn't too hot, so we grabbed the last table out front. I've always liked a draft beer, and the Firestone IPA went well with my Eggs Benedict. My wife matched her bottomless Mimosa with the veggie version of the Eggs Benedict,... More 

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Thank Stephen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7326
    (Rose Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-223-8074

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?