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Fat Lady

201 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3808
+1 510-465-4996
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“hotcakes” (2 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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201 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3808
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Reviewed yesterday

This part of Oakland is a bit disappointing, the building does not look very inviting. When you enter the place, your eyes first have to adjust a bit to the dark interior. But once they have, you will need plenty of time to enjoy all...More

Thank Marleen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a fun place. Good food and great service. Week night dinner before show at Yoshi's. Parking garage right next door

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looks like nothing from outside but step inside to a really unusual place. Decor is unique and really quite funky down to the old fashioned till. Nice relaxed atmosphere with great food, had crab cakes/ salmon and rib eye all great. Friendly service would come...More

Thank srolfemant
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Went in for dessert and some drinks. Dessert was pretty tasty. We had the Creme Brûlée and Chocolate a la mode. There were two waitresses handling the whole place and ours was kind of curt and in a hurry. Not my favorite.

Thank Jesse T
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Yummy place in Jack London Square right across from the movie theatre. Live the Sunday brunch and the French toast!

Thank mariard
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were looking for a good restaurant in the Jack London Square area of Oakland. The area itself is not much to look at. It may be better at night with more people but on a spur of the moment decision we decided to try...More

Thank AAR
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Love The Fat Lady. For starters the food is so delicious and the prices are very reasonable for what you get!! So many great choices, love the Fat Lady!!

Thank Kathaleen L
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My friend and I meet up at new places around the area and enjoy finding a fine restaurant for lunch. This was amazing for the first time. Kind of a rustic atmosphere with a wonderful early era scheme. High noon and the restaurant was just...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We've been coming here for brunch on weekends for 20 years and still love it. My favorite food here is the hotcakes with berries and a side order of bacon, drenched with syrup. The hotcakes are thin and not overly filling. The bacon is hearty...More

Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Not sure why this comes up under steakhouse and how it gets the steak reviews, but I wouldn't count this as a steakhouse at all. The steak was cooked wrong and wasn't a very good cut at all. I tried one of the worst whisky...More

Thank Jamielyn O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3808
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-465-4996
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