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“Jack London Square.”

Heinold's First & Last Chance Saloon
Ranked #1 of 41 Nightlife in Oakland
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

If you are looking for a cold one, this the place to stop. it is rich in character, and history. The floor and bar stools are sitting at a slant. It hasn't changed, period. No lap tops are allowed. They may enforce the no cell phone rule. It is a place to socialize and put your devices away.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Susie9940
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

First, I thought it's a tourist trap attracting customers with some "fake" historical value, but it's actually indeed a historic place. And it is connected to the Oakland history in many ways, so it is worth a visit. It's a nice place to have a beer but also learn about the early days of this handsome city.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank heckfy
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Venue is tiny yet has a very cool vibe. The bar has a 45 degree slant because of the earthquake. Every item in the bar has a story. Great place to spend a hour having a conversation about Oakland's history

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

I love coming to this spot. I love the historic nature of the bar and all the cool things inside. Watch your step though cause the floor is a little slanted. The beers are really great and the bartenders are even better. On warm days, it is so great to sit outside and have drinks with friends. I hope they get their patio space back as the weather warms up.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lmrombach
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were in Oakland in the rain, so we stepped into the Saloon. The floor is uneven and slanted. The room is tiny, and the bar is original from the 1800's. Sitting down with an Irish coffee in this place is like traveling back in time. This is a totally unique experience...

Date of experience: November 2016
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