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“Nice historic district with eateries and small shops”
Review of Old Oakland

Old Oakland
Ranked #33 of 129 things to do in Oakland
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a beautifully restored area of Oakland, not far from Jack London Square and the Civic Center. It is also fairly close to Lake Merritt and the Oakland Museum of California.

Thank Janice A
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

A small area highlighted by some good historic preservation. Pedestrian. Some good restaurants, mostly informal. A small market. The farmer's market, Fridays I think, is very popular. But don't go out of your way to visit.

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

There is a brewery tour you can get on in front of Pacific Coast Brewing Co in Old Town. You have to buy a ticket first. You visit 3 breweries around Oakland and other nearby cities. It included all of the beer tastings. It is a lot of fun.

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I went over to Oakland on a Friday during my stay in the Bay Area. Old Oakland blew me away with how cool the architecture and the landscape was. Little bistros and shops in the area make the experience really authentic, and must see for any tourists in the area.

Oaklands Farmers Market is every Friday in the Old Oakland district, so I highly recommend to come over to this area on a Friday. Between sightseeing and enjoying Old Oakland, and having a chance to explore and enjoy the local farmers market - great way to spend a bit of your Friday!

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Came here mainly to visit the Farmers' Market which turned out to be good. Not too many stalls but they were enough. There were also a couple of tables and chairs at the center to eat or just to sit. There were various food tents from Indian to Vietnamese. We tried the latter but unfortunately didn't enjoy it very much, we'll try the others next time.

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