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Heinold's First & Last Chance Saloon

48 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94607-3721
+1 510-839-6761
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Ale House

Take a step down into the past. Maybe 5 or 6 seats @ the bar. I walked in just a shade after 12PM... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2015
WoHop132
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San Diego, California
Cool little saloon

This was a fun little saloon down in Jack London Square. Good beer, lots of memorabilia and a nice... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2015
David W
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Indianapolis, IN
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“whaling ship” (3 reviews)
“warm days” (2 reviews)
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48 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94607-3721
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

Take a step down into the past. Maybe 5 or 6 seats @ the bar. I walked in just a shade after 12PM & stayed awhile having a beer. There was 2 patrons having drinks @ the bar when I sat down, doing shots !...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

This was a fun little saloon down in Jack London Square. Good beer, lots of memorabilia and a nice sitting area outside when the weather is nice.

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Reviewed 1 April 2015

We stopped by here for a beer before exploring Jack London Square. It was a gorgeous warm Wednesday night out so the place was busy and the vibe was good. Its very close to Jack London Cabin so one can always justify having that beer...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2015

Great little place to have a drink or two and just relax watching the water, kids playing and the birds.

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Reviewed 11 January 2015

Stopped in to Heinhold's the other day cause it looked interesting. What a great time we had. The bartender Tim was the best bartender ever! He was so knowledgeable about the history of the bar and the area and Jack London. He was also very...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2015

Funny that this place wins as #1 nightlife spot in Oakland but it's definitely a unique and special place. It dates from about 1883 I think and is apparently built from the hull of an old whaling ship. It's a small dark space decorated with...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2014

If your in the area, do not miss this stop. If your a History buff, do not miss this stop. If you are a Jack London and or literary buff then DO NOT MISS THIS SPOT. It's way cool. Built out of old Whaling ship...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2014

I was in town on business and went solo but had many friends before I left. The bar is small and very unique, the bartender was as happy to be there as the patrons and everyone there was friendly and welcoming . The only gripe...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2014

My husband and I have been, sadly, to countless bars, pubs, saloons, etc., over the years, but Heinold's was the most unique watering hole ever! Sitting at a slanted bar was a first, and the decor is so hilarious, along with Gordon, our bartender. Gordon...More

1  Thank runaway_with_me
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Been here several times with friends and we always have a good time. What makes the place so great is the history and the barstaff that like to tell it! If you find a spot in the bar (it's very small and on a grade)...More

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