The location is wonderful on Lake Merritt. The menu reads well but suffers badly in execution - my linguini was mediocre, nobody’s dinner was that good. On the positive side the desserts were pretty good.
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The restaurant is located on Lake Merrit. A Gorgeous view of the Lake, gondolas, kayaks and the City. They have outdoor seating with a bar right on the deck and plenty of indoor seating. I even saw a room on the 2nd floor for a...More
This restaurant is usually a go to spot for me. Great ambience, views, cocktails, wine, service, and most of all food! Last night, not so much...while my trout was excellent, they served my dinner date chicken that was under cooked and virtually raw near the...More
The food here is always excellent and the ambience is top notch. You can eat inside or outside, inside with a reservation, outside on a first come basis. We were a party of 10 with small children and we ate inside. Plenty of room to...More
Had a great pleasure of visiting the property on Labor Day for brunch. We did not have a reservation but they managed to find us a place out side after only 15 minutes, and it was fantastic from start to finish. We had great cocktails,...More
My husband and I were looking for a close yet romantic getaway. Who would have thought it would be in Oakland! The food was delicious. I highly recommend the Fried Cauliflower as an appetizer.
First, our server, Chris, was excellent. She was efficient, helpful, and friendly. Started out with 3 raw oysters each for the 4 of us. They were sweet and nicely iced. Then we proceeded to a tomato, basil, & goat cheese salad which was beautifully presented,...More
Just visited with our family and had a disappointing evening. Our table was booked for 6pm, but we were kept waiting at the reception although our table was vacant and we were not waiting for someone to leave. Eventually our order for drinks was taken...More
We got married in San Francisco and after our day of photos, we headed to Lake Chalet for our evening meal. The place is beautifully located, looking across the picturesque Lake Merritt. Once seated and congratulated, we ordered a delicious stout and Coruba with coke,...More
Lake Chalet is a beautiful restaurant on the shores of Lake Merritt near offices, residences and County buildings. I would go for drinks but I haven't eaten here for years because the food was mediocre and the service poor. I was invited to meet a...More