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American Oak

$$ - $$$American, ,
2319 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4521
+1 510-521-5862
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  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
2319 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4521
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my brother here and his experience made it worth the entire trip. My brother came to visit from Northern California. Now, as he has grown older (35) he has developed a more refined taste for alcohol, culminating in whiskey. He wanted to try...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sign says AO, quite understated from the exterior. A streetside patio area open up on a large room, with a full bar and plentiful table space. I enjoyed the patio and excellent service from the waiter. Relaxing after a long flight, I went for...More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

After eating here about fifty times, I feel well-qualified to write a review! The cocktails are the best in town by far, and the wine list always satisfies. The food is delicious and there is a lot of choice for a variety of palates (aside...More

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The food at American Oak is excellent! Really enjoyed their ribeye steak and pork chop entrees. Service is very good. AO is a great place for a dinner with friends to celebrate an event.

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant with great wait staff. We had some lovely cocktails before dinner and the whiskey list is amazing! We had the pork chop served with potatoes and a nice sauerkraut. Also the steak with beautiful fingerling potatoes. Finished off with cheesecake.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I have only eaten here a few times and the food we tried it was good. THey pour some very goood drinks, my boyfriend and I have had their whiskey flights and so many other tasty cocktails! Whoa!

Thank bayareaeducator
Reviewed 26 March 2018

this is really a large whisky bar ( dozens of whiskies) but it also has a limited menu of good food and a suitable place to take children and non drinkers they do not take reservations and the wait can be long at the weekends

Thank alameagirl
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Best cocktail spot in Alameda. Amply portioned food and their twist on classic pub fare is interestingly delicious. The service is friendly enough,the wait can be at least 1 hour or more during prime time.No earth shattering dishes but expect most dishes executed well. Worth...More

Thank mzbecks07
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Well, maybe Alameda finally has a steak and chop house worthy of staying in business! Not cheap but huge portions and very well prepared. You won't be disappointed at this locale... gets busy quick and if you're in the mood for a highball... this is...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Friendly attentive service, perfectly cooked flat iron steak. While a little noisy, you take that as a lively, happy crowd. And the bar? One of the best rye old-fashioneds I've had----with plenty of liquor choices

Thank Dick M
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Restaurant Details

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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2319 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: +1 510-521-5862
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