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“What a gem!”

Heinold's First & Last Chance Saloon
Ranked #1 of 41 Nightlife in Oakland
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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little small bar in Jack London Square in Oakland! It is truly a hole in the wall. Loved the atmosphere! The floor sloped greatly due to an earthquake, but not a big deal to me as we enjoyed the outdoor patio!

Thank Renee B
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"whaling ship"
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"walls and ceiling"
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"warm days"
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"jack london square"
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"historic bar"
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"small bar"
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"bellied"
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

If you are on Jack London Square, look for this place, otherwise you'll regret it. We were lucky enough to get to seat inside (there are only 3-4 tables). There are also more tables outside. The place has a special charm to it, with all the history that surrounds it.

Thank Erick_Alvarado
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

The most bizarre bar I have ever been. Inside very small and everything is crooked. Nice interior which is completely filled with history. It is also still cozy despite the small amount of available space.

Thank Fedor-and-Rivka
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

If you like history, you have to go here. Seeing a business still operating from a whaling boat and the earthquake of 1906 is cool.

Thank tuna1961
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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

1906 earthquake caused rear of the First and Last Chance saloon to tilt. Fix didn't work. So as you sit at the cozy bar you lean a bit. Even before first drink. One of the most eccentric, quirky, crammed with memorabilia, super neat bars I've ever frequented. The history of this establishment is remarkable. Atmosphere plus. As friendly and unassuming as can be. Loved it. Met four crazy Canadians from Alberta who were on baseball tour. Great time in a classic western saloon that just says come in. Sit down. Have a few. A must visit if you are in Oakland,

Thank John O
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