Today we continue on with our February favorites series. This week Joey, our spit-fire Dimond District neighborhood expert, shares with us what she thinks are the ten best places in Oakland to venture to. Joey always finds great, family friendly, adventures and her list is definitely reflective of that. Enjoy!

1.     moretacos-008

Taco Sinaloa Best taco truck in town. Cheap, delicious tacos.

2138 International Blvd, Oakland CA 94606

2.               Full House Cafe

Full House Cafe Great breakfasts.

3719 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland CA 94619

3.     The Hive Cafe

The Hive Cafe Great cafe to bring the kids to and just hang out.

2139 Macarthur Blvd, Oakland CA 94602

4.   Park Burger

Park Burger My favorite burger place. So delicious!

4218 Park Blvd, Oakland CA 94602

5.            mariposa-sign

Mariposa Bakery The best gluten-free bakery, hands down.

5427 Telegraph Ave, Oakland CA 94609

6.         Diamond Park

Diamond Park Great neighborhood park for playing with the kids or walking dogs.

3860 Hanly Road, Oakland CA 94602

7.     Sausal Creek

Sausal Creek Great for hiking!

McKillop Rd, Oakland CA 94602

8.       maribel

Maribel– Unique items and great shopping.

3251 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland CA 94610

9.     The "2nd Street" at Flavor Brigade. (top 10 deserts)

Flavor Brigade Italian Water Ice brought to Oakland. So good!

3540 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland CA 94602

10.      farmer-joes-19

Farmer Joes Great local grocery store in the Dimond.

3426 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, CA 94602

Written by Lesley


Waqas ahmad

I heard a lot good and bad news about Oakland. Some says it is a good place for living and other denies. The list however is interesting. Thanks Joey.

Felicia Mares

There are positives and negatives to living in any city. It’s all about educating yourself on the culture and determining if it’s somewhere you belong! Thank you for your kind comment, we’re glad you enjoyed it!


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