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Koreatown Northgate (KONO) is a thriving stretch of community that runs along Telegraph Avenue, between 20th and 35th Streets. It's the quintessential embodiment of The Town's culture and influence in the Bay Area featuring a large and active arts community, vibrant nightlight, and strong ties to the Korean community. KONO is also at the forefront of the city's bicycle community, just completing construction on their new designated curbside bike lanes.

Attractions & Events

First Fridays- Celebration of art, music, food, fun and community that takes place the first Friday of every month on Telegraph Avenue between West Grand and 27th Street. 

The New Parkway Theater- It is like being able to watch new releases from the comfort of your own home. This dine-in cinema features comfy couches, American diner food, as well as beer and wine.

Classic Cars West- Boutique vintage car dealership, art gallery, and beer garden all in one location. 


Taste of Denmark- Oakland's beloved bakery is a co-op of bakers and pastry chefs who specialize in cakes and treats for all occasions. Celebrate like a local and indulge your sweet tooth at this favorite Oakland gem.

Oasis Food Market- Oakland's favorite Middle Eastern grocery store offers halal meats, imported ingredients, and a cafe for wraps and kebabs. In the evening stop by for hookah.

Blind Tiger- Offering modern craft cocktails and tapas, this Oakland newcomer is quickly becoming a Town favorite.

Kingston 11- Authentic Caribbean food with California flair. Named after owner Nigel Jones' Jamaican hometown, the food is inspired by family recipes.

Hutch Bar & Kitchen- Modern southern cuisine brought to you by chef and owner David King. The fresh cocktail menu makes this a must stop in KONO.

Legionnaire Saloon- Perfect neighborhood bar for sporting events or live music.

Gogi Time- Local favorite specializing in Korean BBQ and hot pot.

Commonwealth Cafe & Pub- A must stop for football viewing (the other kind) and an English Breakfast

Amazonas Pizza- Dine in or delivery, you can never go wrong with pizza.

Phat Matt's BBQ- Featuring Texas-style brisket, Carolina inspired pulled pork, and Memphis ribs.


Koreana Plaza Asian Market- Specializing in Asian groceries and housewares as well as freshly prepared items.

The Good Hop- Craft beer bottle shop that also offers 16 rotating taps.

Sankofa African Art- African jewelry, art, soaps, clothing, and other hard to find gifts.

Bee Healthy Honey Shop- A fourth generation shop that offers free honey tastings as well as the best variety of pure, raw, and local honeys.

Click on the interactive map to explore the neighborhood.

KONO Oakland Map

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