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Toast Kitchen & Bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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5900 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1326 (Chabot)
+1 510-658-5900
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Today
10:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue 14:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Lovely location with great outside seating. Basic problem is that the food is mediocre at best. Plan on coming for a glass of wine or cup of coffee.

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Thank Larry H
Tauranga, New Zealand
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Very good french toast,fritatta and sides of potatoes. Yum. Good coffee with friendly service. Went for Sunday lunch and there was a good female singer performing. Would definitely go back. Prices very reasonable.

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Thank cafeboy49
Oakland, California
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Toast is a friendly local with tasty food, nicely presented and well prepared and when the weather works (almost always at lunch and sometimes at night -- they have heaters) eating outside on their patio is divine.

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Thank Steve12072016
Lafayette, LA
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Sitting outside was a bit cold, so the owner walked by, gave my wife a blanket and moved a patio heater next to us. Now that is how to run a restaurant! The food was excellent as was the experience. The owner sent the chef out to talk to us about cajun food... If you are not on the run,... More 

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Thank Michael J
Sarasota, Florida
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941 reviews
660 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Enjoyed the vibe/atmosphere and the food was great. Cocktails were extremely good and we pretty much enjoyed everything. The only downside for us was the sub-par service... everyone was extremely friendly but the service was pretty slow (took 15 minutes before we were asked if we wanted a drink and then it took almost an hour to get one of... More 

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Thank Geoff and Jenni G
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

This restaurant have a wide range of food styles available. From steaks to gumbo and pastas. Very good selection of wines.

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1 Thank FABJourney
Oakland, California
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Nice neighborhood spot with a lovely outdoor sitting area. The Toast menu has expanded considerably since the venue was first opened a few years go. In addition to an ok wine list, there is a full bar along with nibbles, salads and main courses. Service is friendly and knowledgeable.

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Thank 123Nutmeg123
Oakland, California
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221 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

On a sunny day you can sit outside, but the inside space is great. A spot where you can hold a business meeting or chat with friends in a tasteful atmosphere. Good wine selection and a happy hour ($7 for whatever the red or white is that day). $3 beer. I appreciate that the shared bathroom has a separate urinal... More 

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Thank GPToak
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Had a business lunch. Great food (I had the chicken sandwich) and a nice selection of beer and wine. The staff if friendly and the location is great.

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Thank Tim V
Melbourne, Australia
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214 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Our local family suggested we try this place & at first glance menu look a bit strange with little choice for our taste buds , but as it turned out the seafood chowder was excellent , as were the arancini balls & many salad choices . The French wine was also excellent . No problem going back for a second... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5900 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1326
    (Chabot)
  • Public Transportation: Rockridge BART
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-658-5900
Description
Featuring locally & sustainably produced foods, small production wines, artisan cocktails, noshes for adults and kids alike, and gregariously gracious staff, TOAST welcomes all.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?