Guide to the Oakland BARt Crawl
Are you in The Town to cheer for our teams? Just steps off the Oakland BART stations you can grab a bite with the family, or pre-game with your fellow fans. Wanna keep the good times going afterward? There are also perfect ways to close out the night right in the home of the teams you love.
Around Oracle/Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
The Bistro (Courtyard Marriott) is a great spot if you have a vehicle and are looking for a quick bite or drink in the area. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites also has a cocktail lounge with a Sports Bar and Grill inside the hotel.
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Next to the O.co Coliseum, is a walking bridge that takes you straight into the Coliseum BART station. For less than $5 a person, you can quickly and easily take the train and explore different parts of Oakland, before and/or after the big game!
Directions to Fruitvale: Take either the San Francisco/Daly City, or Richmond train to Fruitvale BART Station Directions back to Coliseum: Take the Fremont or Dublin/Pleasanton train to Coliseum BART station Round Trip Price: $3.70 adult /$1.30 child, senior, RTC Stop by The Half Orange for a juicy grass-fed burger with plenty of local craft beers to choose from.The Suiza Quesadilla at El Farolito is also amazeballs! If you are feeling a little thirsty, make sure to check out Ale Industries for local craft beer. The Fruitvale Public Market gives you a taste of Oakland's Latin American flavor with representative arts and crafts and ethnic foods.
Directions to Lake Merritt: Take either the San Francisco/Daly City or Richmond train to Lake Merritt BART Station Directions back to Coliseum: Take the Fremont or Dublin/Pleasanton train to Coliseum BART station Round TripPrice: $3.75 adult /$1.30 child, senior, RTC Restaurants: The guacamole is a must have at Nido, with their fresh seasonal ingredients. Chop Bar has breakfast, lunch, and dinner options with an awesome outdoor seating area to enjoy the weather on a beautiful day before or after the game. A great place to take the kids for a pregame adventure is the Oakland Museum of California. Take in the vibrant scenery at Lake Merritt on a beautiful day. Explore the streets of Chinatown with authentic dim sum. Grab some culture at the new Good Mother Gallery, and remember to call your momma.
Directions to 12th St.: Take the Richmond train to 12th St. BART Station Directions back to Coliseum: Take the Fremont train to Coliseum BART station Round TripPrice: $3.70 adult /$1.30 child, senior, RTC There is a free shuttle that goes up and down, Broadway. The shuttle is called the Free B and is a bright green color. The shuttle comes approx. every 15 minutes. Click the link for more Free Shuttle Information. The chicken habanero sausage from Rosamunde is awesome sauce. Miss Ollies is the place to go for some quick fried chicken near BART. Tamarindo has quite the delicious menu, but the margaritas are our favorite! Home of Chicken & Waffles is the best late night spot to go to after a game. Everett & Jones is perfect BBQ picnic any type of day. Make sure to try the brisket! District's ambiance is great for your post-game night cap. A full-bodied beer more your taste? The Trappist has Belgian and specialty beer that hits the spot! Searching for an outdoor beer garden? plank has just that with a play area for the kids! GO Sports Bar is a short walk from BART if you want to pregame with other sports fans. Longitude has the whole tiki feel if you're too broke to fly to Hawaii. Tribune Tavern is a local favorite with plenty of drinks and eats on their menu. City Center has a bunch of quick bites if you're pressed for time. Chinatown is just a few blocks from BART. Old Oakland is a hodgepodge of good eats and drinks. Jack London Square is a 10-minute walk or free shuttle ride for great dining and an even better view of the waterfront. Stop by Oaklandish and Show and Tell for some creative local gear and a unique take on your favorite Oakland teams. The Oakland Marriott City Center is right next to the BART station in case you want to stay in The Town after a late game. The Courtyard Marriott Downtown is another option in the area nearby BART. You also have the Waterfront Hotel if you lose track of time on your post-game adventure in Jack London Square.
Directions to 19th St.: Take the Richmond train to 19th St. BART Station Directions back to Coliseum: Take the Fremont train to Coliseum BART station Round TripPrice: $3.70 adult /$1.30 child, senior, RTC In the mood for some sushi? Ozumo's has you covered. Umami Burger has mouth-watering burgers with their signature U on their freshly toasted bun. Ike's Sandwiches is a the real deal! Come here for some pretty big and yummy sandwiches! 19th Street is probably your best late night stop after a game for a drink! Make Westing, Bar Dogwood, Cafe Van Kleef, SoMar Bar are some great choices. Once again, you can grab the Free B to get up and down Broadway. Click the link for more Free Shuttle Information.
Directions to MacArthur: Take the Richmond train to MacArthur BART Station Directions back to Coliseum: Take the Fremont train to Coliseum BART station Round TripPrice: $4.30 adult /$1.60 child, senior, RTC Pizzaiolo is a great spot to take your special someone before or after a game. Juhu Beach Club has some bomb Indian street food if you have some time to try something awesome. Bakesale Betty has ironing boards for tables and an amazing strawberry shortcake! Homeroom is another spot for the kids which is pretty close to BART. Their menu is full of different Mac and cheese options... need we say more? Doughnut Dolly has some amazing flavors that fill up a savory donut. A great day snack for you and the kids! Here are some bar suggestions in the area: Marc 49, Hog's Apothecary, and Kona Club Temescal Alley is a special place to explore because it's weird in a good way.
Directions to Rockridge: Take the Richmond train and get off at 19th St. BART Station. Then, take the Pittsburgh/Bay Point train to Rockridge BART station. Directions back to Coliseum: Take the San Francisco/Daly City train and get off at 19th St. BART Station. Then, take the Fremont train to Coliseum BART Station. Round TripPrice: $4.40 adult /$1.60 child, senior, RTC Restaurants: Go to Zachary's for some authentic Chicago style pizza, and the free lollipop at the end is definitely a plus for the kids. Ben & Nicks is the pub to go to for your perfect burger and drink pairing. A Cote is the place for all you vegheads. Oliveto for a taste of Italy. Barney's truffle fries will make you wanna do the "Truffle Shuffle". Bring the kids to Smittens where science and sweets bring together the perfect frozen treat. Grab a drink at The Graduate and Wood Tavern. Explore Market Hall for fruits, flowers, and all foods fancy. The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in the Oakland/Hills went through a multi-million dollar renovation if you want to sleep in The Town after a thrilling game. They can pick you up from Rockridge BART! Header