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Luka's Taproom & Lounge

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American, Bar, Pub
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2221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
+1 510-451-4677
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 17:30 - 02:00
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Sebastopol, California
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Let’s face it, if you’re in Oakland on business at the convention center it’s hard to navigate and find a nice place you can go for a drink, food or dancing other than always having to go to Jack London Square. Luka’s is the answer. It’s a great bar and a great bar and grill food menu. Good salads, awesome... More 

Thank Jack P
San Francisco Bay Area
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120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Neighborhood spot. Give it a try. You should enjoy it. Folks assailing enter in small groups. Haven't notice much intermixing of social groups. Yet, you'll find a ton of diverse friend folks kibitzing. Hats of off the the Host, Bartenders, and Waiters/Waitresses. Good natured PEEPs. Thanks Alexande and crew! Stop by. Have a beer. My friend enjoyed their burger. I've... More 

Thank Acommon1
Oakland, California
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190 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a lovely place to hang out with friends over great beers and food. We came here first time last wednesday and it was a very pleasant experience. Our waiter Brian was super friendly and attentive. He made a lot of suggestions which were all great. IPAs he recommended were superb and so was the food that we tried -... More 

Thank Heliana M
Lafayette, Ca
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275 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here at least monthly for several months and found the food and service to be great. The burgers are great and happy hour drinks are a plus. I highly recommend this place if in downtown Oakland. It is close to Bart and Paramount Theater.

Thank Lesley H
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228 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Luka's taproom has been opened in 2004 and definitely has a steady clientele. We came here for lunch on a rainy Saturday and they were able to accommodate us. Service was good, the ambiance is California brasserie, and the food is average. I like that they offer a vegetarian burger and you can opt for a gluten free bun. The... More 

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Oakland, California
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334 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We had a surprise birthday dinner there and it was a Tuesday night and it was half price burger night so 4 out of 5 of us ordered a burger! I ordered a burger and it was good and a ginger beer. They no longer make it from scratch

Thank KWong55
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119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

The menu is eclectic and our party of four ordered quite a variety: each dish got rave reviews. The food was surprisingly good for a place with such a casual atmosphere. Definitely worth a repeat visit ... or two.

Thank davidinathens
Fremont, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Nice and chill place that we used for a birthday get together. The place seems to be a mix between a pub, a bistro and a night club restaurant... And it's pretty well made! First room is the pub /bistro, dark and noisy, fortunately we go straight to back, straight to the pool table with hips of room and tables... More 

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Lafayette, Ca
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275 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

I had four people at this resturant and each had a different dish but I had the hamburger which was excelllant. The cocktails were very good and the service was excellant.

Thank Lesley H
Berkeley, California
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139 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

I had been to Luka's for weekday lunch but never for brunch. The place is known for its fried chicken wings, but there are plenty of other interesting options on the menu. My friend and I could not resist ordering the Green Tomato Benedict: two English muffin halves, each with strips of chiles and slices of avocado, topped with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-451-4677

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?