Piedmont Avenue, in many ways, feels like a small hometown, with a long sidewalk of great restaurants, one-of-a-kind shops, and historic attractions stacked side by side. From designer vintage clothing to home antiques, the neighborhood is filled with unique places to stop and enjoy.
Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue
Chapel of the Chimes was founded in 1909 as a crematory and columbarium. In 1928 the architect, Julia Morgan redesigned the building.
Landmark’s Piedmont Theatre
4186 Piedmont Ave #5133, Oakland, CA 94611
Movie theatre screening new releases, as well as independent, foreign, and avant-garde flicks.
Mountain View Cemetery
5000 Piedmont Avenue
Designed by Fredrick Law Olmsted (designer of New York’s Central Park), this cemetery offers guided walking tours with exiting architecture and famous burials, including the Ghiradelli family and Julia Morgan.
3939 Piedmont Avenue
Offering massage, skin care, sauna and steam room services, with hot tubs available by the hour.
Piedmont is filled with unique shops and boutiques. The list would be endless if we tried to include it here, so we encourage you to explore all those shops here.
Eat & Drink
4039 Piedmont Avenue
Restaurant and bar offering Spanish-inspired fare and outdoor seating.
4001-B Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
Fresh-made Italian, with all pastas, sauces, and desserts made in-house daily.
3859 Piedmont Avenue
Two Michelin Star restaurant by James Syhabout, offering unique ingredients to craft inspired New American prix fixe dinners.
4293 Piedmont Avenue
Cozy restaurant with a changing selection of handmade pastas, authentic pizzas and cured meats.
4226 Piedmont Avenue
A retro ice cream parlor known for their large sundaes and cones and their large variety of ice cream flavors, and made a cameo in Pixar’s “Up.”
4029 Piedmont Avenue
Bright, open-kitchen eatery offering a menu of high-end New American dishes with select beers and wines.
Itaba Kitchen & Sushi
3920 Piedmont Avenue #5352, Oakland, CA 94611
Contemporary Japanese eatery specializing in sushi with a full bar with a late-night happy hour.
4063 Piedmont Avenue
Restaurant serving a variety of burgers, fries, marrow and other gourmet eats in a casual-chic, marble-lined space.
Messob Ethiopian Restaurant
4301 Piedmont Avenue B, Oakland, CA 94611
Authentic Ethiopian eatery serving spicy stews with flatbread in a simple space with outdoor seating.
3858 Piedmont Avenue
Eatery offering Peruvian rotisserie chicken and other South American fare & drinks.
Timeless Coffee Roasters
4252 Piedmont Avenue
Cozy cafe with a full bakery, serving house-roasted java and homemade vegan & vegetarian dishes.
The Saap Avenue
4359 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
Kitchen and lounge for Thai small plates, cocktails, and a wide whiskey selection.
3853 Piedmont Avenue
A charming neighborhood brasserie offering French-Californian fare and wine in modern, airy quarters.
Cato’s Ale House
3891 Piedmont Avenue
Mellow pub featuring rotating taps, bar grub and occasional live music.
4092 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
A go-to local dive bar.
The Kona Club
4401 Piedmont Avenue
Offers tropical drinks, pool and jukebox music in an island themed environment. Did you know Oakland is the home of the Mai Thai?