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Fentons Creamery and Restaurant

4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
+1 510-658-7000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (450 reviews)
“sundae” (155 reviews)
“banana split” (35 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ice cream at Fenton’s is over the top. You can order a scoop of ice cream but I’m talking about the sundays, the most amazing and gloopy specialty desserts. Easily shared since the size is crazy. It’s noisy and hard to hear each other but...More

Thank margieinoakland
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's been through multiple owners and entirely rebuilt after a huge fire but still an Oakland Institution. Its claim to fame is it's "no portion control" size Sundays. If you're in that part of Oakland and needing an ice cream fix that's the place to...More

Thank cuisine_screener
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious! I ordered the crab salad sliders, which came with fries. I also got the Fudgeanna sundae w butter pecan and toasted almond ice cream scoops in it. Really big menu, lots of food options. vegetarian friendly. A little pricey but worth the price! P.S....More

Thank cyrinay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh man, the ice cream selection can be overwhelming. However, you can't go wrong with this institution of solid service and wonderful flavors. I really enjoy how they make these tremendous ice cream dishes that can be shared by friends, or go big by yourself....More

Thank loca22018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were overwhelmed by the extensive menu for lunch/dinner and tried to order small plates and share so we could indulge in the fabulous ice cream treats! I had the best Monte Cristo sandwich I’ve had in years! Only ate half of it so I...More

Thank 364lucia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been taking my kids here for the past 20 years, and it is always excellent. The service is always friendly and swift. The food is really good and the ice cream is amazing - with outrageously huge portions. I'll probably ask for a French...More

Thank Auroramwj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The scoops of ice cream are big, taste it’s ok but man! Be ready to spend some money at this place! To me (a single dad, one job, one kid) it’s way to expensive! I can only say that I can afford going back on...More

Thank achavez9
Reviewed 13 May 2018

They are open late, but the food is only 'OK' especially for the price, however, the Sundaes are nice to grab late at night on way home! I've been here 4+ time over 5 years.

Thank Crystal C
Reviewed 10 May 2018

For those of us that have been coming to Fentons for 50+ years the place certainly isn't as old school as it was before but the improvements haven't taken anything away from the food, it's just the ambiance that has changed. We were settled into...More

Thank flashncrash
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Who doesn’t love the grilled tuna or crab sandwich ❤️? Every single menu item is continually served in a ten star manner.... reliable every time. Oh how could I forget to applaud any and every ice cream item👍👍👍 Thank you Fenton’s for ongoing excellent service...More

Thank Peter R
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5 April 2018|
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Response from ronniea525 | Reviewed this property |
I can only say that the vanilla malted milk shakes are so worth it since it's made from real ice cream. Figure about $4-$6 and depending on the size.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-658-7000
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