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Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood is located east of Telegraph Ave., with the main thoroughfare being College Avenue.

Rockridge has an immense selection of shopping and a diverse range of restaurants, making the neighborhood a wonderful destination for visitors and families to explore.


Events & Attractions

Rockridge Neighborhood Heritage Food TourThis three-hour guided walking tour will show you the neighborhood’s history and dining culture, while enjoying samples along the way.

College Avenue Galleries (5241 College Ave.) – This art gallery features weekly to monthly rotating exhibits.



A16 (5356 College Ave.) – A contemporary eatery pairing pizza & Southern Italian plates with a large wine selection.

Bourbon and Beef (5634 College Ave.) – An American food restaurant, serving steaks & seafood, craft cocktails and weekend brunch.

Cactus Taqueria (5642 College Ave.) – Mexican restaurant specializing in signature crispy chicken tacos.

CREAM (6300 College Ave.) – Ice cream sandwich shop serving various ice cream flavors, cookies and toppings.

Enoteca Molinari (5474 College Ave.) – Italian restaurant serving wine, house-made pastas and create-your-own meat & cheese plates.

La Farine Boulangerie Patisserie (6323 College Ave.) – French bakery offering pastries, fruit and nut tartes, classic cakes, cookies and rustic breads.

Millennium (5912 College Ave.) – Restaurant serving vegan cuisine created from healthy and environmentally friendly foods.

Oliveto Restaurant & Café (5655 College Ave.) – Italian restaurant featuring locally-sourced, handcrafted pastas and other regional fare.

Ramen Shop (5812 College Ave.) – Japanese restaurant serving ramen, with a creative take on traditional noodle soups & appetizers.

Smitten Ice Cream (5800 College Ave.) – Ice cream shop serving churned-to-order ice cream, made with fresh and locally-sourced ingredients.

Soi4 (5421 College Ave.) – Restaurant serving Thai street fare with a modern twist.

Wood Tavern (6317 College Ave.) – A contemporary, rustic restaurant serving American brasserie.

Zachary’s Chicago Pizza (5801 College Ave.) – Restaurant specializing in stuffed, deep dish and thin crust pizzas.



Atomic Garden (5453 College Ave.) – A boutique selling items that are handcrafted, thoughtful and made with a purpose.

Diesel, A Bookstore (5433 College Ave.) – Independent bookstore that also offers cards and gifts, as well as special events.

Market Hall Foods Oakland (5655 College Ave.) – Gourmet food shop selling pastas, produce and specialty fare.

Lesley Evers (5501 College Ave.) – Flagship store selling women’s clothing that is made in Oakland.

Pretty Penny (5488 College Ave.) – Consignment boutique offering women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories.

Click on the interactive map to explore the neighborhood. 

Rockridge Spotlight Map

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