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Fat Lady

201 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3808
+1 510-465-4996
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“hotcakes” (3 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
201 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3808
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was in the mood for eggs Benedict for breakfast and was excited to give this location in Jack London Square. I got there when they first opened at 9 AM on Saturday and ordered two of their classics: The chili bloody Mary and their...More

Thank DrKent1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal (NY Strip)! Great service. And how about the history of the place?! Next time in Oakland, I will be back!

Thank BVL1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Normally would you expect to know that bread is upon request? We didn’t. Ate at the bar as we didn’t have reservations and our rude bartender, who it turns out is a server, was very inattentive; unhelpful would rather we weren’t there. Got him s...More

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Once a brothel now a restaurant. How things change in Oakland, Ca.....for the good. Good American and Greek food in a fun atmosphere with a great bar. Great place to go if you are coming or going from the Ferry to San Francisco or just...More

Thank bayareablond
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Food was excellent as well as the service. I had the ribeye and baked chocolate pudding for dessert, which were exceptional. Highly recommended.

Thank alicegrey2018
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The food at the Fat Lady is certainly acceptable, but the reason for coming is the atmosphere. The decorations for Halloween are always fun and exciting. The lady's restroom surprises me each time and I know what to expect. We are foodies, but just because...More

Thank Dianne N
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Came here for the first time and had a wonderful onion soup, great lamb kebobs. Liked my first cocktail (silk stocking), but did not enjoy the second one as much, since I prefer citrusy, more tart cocktails and the one with pear vodka and champagne...More

Thank LauranTony
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful service and pleasant outdoor seating. Good lunch menu with a variety that includes several ‘healthy’ selections. Perfectly prepared steak salad. Dungeness crab served on a few different items.

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The upside down apple walnut pie... oh my goodness... I wanted to try them all, but I certainly was not disappointed with what I chose!

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We have been brunching at this restaurant for 20 years and it continues to be a playful and pleasing experience. Try the hotcakes! Enjoy the little pastries that come compliments of the chef. On Sundays, come early to avoid the crowds. Reminder: if you are...More

Thank BeastiePV
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3808
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-465-4996
  • E-mail
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