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1915 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94612-1305
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“fried chicken” (32 reviews)
“oysters” (20 reviews)
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1915 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94612-1305
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Almost a hole in a wall. Low key, with a short menu. Good drinks. Quick and attentive service. On the edge of a fast improving Uptown district - may not seem safe to everybody.

Thank i-witness30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I almost don’t want to review this little gem as it has such limited seating. The Yonsei Oyster is not to be passed by, it’s truly a melt in your mouth taste explosion. The Mahi Mahi with leek, onion and potato pancake never disappoints. If...More

Thank TriciaWB
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Good food but singularly unwilling to flex in the space to accommodate paying customers. Instead of an apology with explanation we got attitude! Very disappointing- would NOT return as I would not want to support this establishment! There is so much good food in oakland-...More

Thank adobado
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Very solid Oakland dining and exactly what I would hope to find happening in Oakland. Went as a couple, had a very nice cocktail and some delicious food, fried chicken, gumbo and patè, all worth revisiting. Atmosphere was relaxed, and a touch romantic. Gets my...More

Thank discerning t
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My first visit to Hopscotch was to taste their hamburger, which has a slice of beef tongue on top. Tasty! It happened to be superbowl sunday and they had a special on fried chicken to go. Seemed like quite a few people were having Hopscotch...More

Thank bill b
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

3 minutes walk from the Fox Theater. We had about an hour before a show, and every restaurant around the theater had minimum 45 minutes wait. Hopscotch had a 30 minutes wait too, and we decided to get a takeaway. However, when our food was...More

Thank y0ramy
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went for brunch on a Sunday. Not crowded at 10:45 AM. Saw unique dishes on the menu. Decided to order French Toast. It was yummy. Nice service and presentation.

Thank travel4CF
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The meal was only so-so; the cocktails were pretty good. The fried chicken was ok; I have had better. The salad entree was plain. The meatballs were not very interesting. My friend did say, however, that he enjoyed his brisket. The doughnuts with the sauce...More

Thank Caroline N
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Best Fried Chicken I've tasted so far. But the Udon Lasagna is delicious as well. Great Dessert not only the presentation but the taste was exquisite! Would go back there again.

Thank Maribeth D
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We had pre drink wine appetizer main course and desert----all great We had meet chief at Ahwahnee ( now the Majestic) in January and had planned to go. Our loss that we took so long to go We had meat balls as appetizer, the fried...More

Thank Lesley H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94612-1305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 510-788-6217
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New restaurant, less that 2 months. Already an "in" place. Californian with Japanese influences.
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