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Flora

  • Address: 1900 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, CA 94612
  • Neighborhood: Uptown
  • Categories: Archived
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Flora is an art deco restaurant and bar in downtown Oakland, California. Owners Dona Savitsky and Thomas Schnetz evoke the opulence of a bygone era with carefully crafted cocktails and a menu of reinvented American classics. Flora is housed in the beautifully ornate Oakland Floral Depot building, built in 1931 by architect Albert Evers. Composed of silver and cobalt glazed terra cotta, it is an East Bay landmark of art deco architecture. Flora is located across the street from the Fox Theater, and one block from the Paramount Theater, another classic example of art deco design.

Restaurant Week Menu

first course

baby lacinato kale ~ roasted Medjool dates, satsuma mandarins, goat cheese, pomegranate, pecans

citrus vinaigrette

choice of second course

grilled Piedmontese flat iron steak ~ creamy Anson Mills polenta, Swiss chard, pine nuts, currants

aged balsamic, Parmigiano

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chickpea ragout ~ delicata squash, sunchokes, celery root, maitakes, nettles, grilled flatbread

ricotta salata, romesco

dessert

caramel pudding, Maldon salt, whipped cream, candied nuts


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