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Food & Drink
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Oakland’s brewers are rooted in the spirit of the city’s earliest manufacturers, but this new breed of makers is developing flavor and style combinations that are making them stand out in the increasingly crowded world of American craft beer. The Oakland Ale Trail, developed by Visit Oakland in collaboration with a variety of partners from Oakland’s craft beer industry, celebrates the strength of the Oakland’s craft beer community.
Grab your passport and go! Visit all of Oakland's brewery taprooms and earn a free Oakland Ale Trail branded growler! More of a wine drinker? Not a problem. Just head over to our Oakland Urban Wine Trail page to learn about ways to explore our wineries.
Breweries & Tasting Rooms
There are currently 14 breweries in Oakland, with 12 having tasting rooms open to the public. An additional location is scheduled to open in 2018. The taprooms all offer unique drinking experiences that reflect the diversity of Oakland's brewing community.
Craft Beer Destinations
Arthur Mac's Tap and SnackArthur Mac's Tap & Snack is the centerpiece of North Oakland's newly constructed MacArthur...
Beer RevolutionYour Favorite Specialty Craft Beer Bar & Bottle Shop!
Brotzeit LokalBrotzeit Lokal is a Bavarian-inspired restaurant and biergarten with a distinctively...
Cato's Ale HouseConstantly rotating, unique, and delicious draft beer selection. Live music Wednesdays and...
Commonwealth Cafe and Public HouseOakland's neighborhood spot in the spirit of a traditional Pub with an East Bay twist....
Degree's Plato Tap Room Bottle Shop & KitchenDegrees Plato is a locally-owned, bottle shop, taproom, and kitchen located in the heart...
The Good HopYour one-stop shop for all things hop! We offer 16 rotating draft beers & 400+ bottles and...
Hog's ApothecaryAn American-style beer hall brought to you by Bradford Earle and John Streit, featuring 33...
Lost & Found Beer GardenThis is a tranquil spacious sun-filled indoor/outdoor beer garden, where one can get lost...
Mikkeller Oakland12 taps featuring favorites from Mikkeller Brewing San Diego. Fully stocked bottle shop...
Plankplank, an energetic dining and entertainment destination coming to Oakland’s Jack London...
Rosamunde Sausage GrillLocated in Swan’s Marketplace, the historic downtown landmark turned gourmet hub of Old...
Seawolf Public HousePub located in an historic Victorian in Jack London Square featuring well executed food,...
Telegraph Beer GardenBeer garden with a daily rotation of beers and ciders, and a menu of house made sausages,...
The TrappistTheir bottle list features a rotating stock of approximately 100 Belgian, Dutch,...
Transportation & Tours
It's important to stay safe while you are exploring the Oakland Ale Trail. There are currently several options for getting around Oakland as you explore the trail. While we encourage everyone to visit all of the stops on the trail, please do so responsibly and consider using one of these transportation providers between breweries.