We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

LaPenca Azul

891 B Island Drive, Oakland, CA
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Mar 2016
“Seafood”
21 Apr 2015
“Good value for good food”
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mexican
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
891 B Island Drive, Oakland, CA
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (12)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

On my last trip to Oakland my friend and I could not decide on what we wanted to eat, so we decided to drive around the area. We came across La Penca and decided that if it was as packed as it was, it must...More

Thank Carina R
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Overall, I enjoy my visits to La Penca Azul. It's usually crowded but you don't need reservations. The food is mostly traditional Tex-Mex with a few special items. I enjoy going here with a medium sized group because they can accommodate us and deliver the...More

Thank roadtripper2006
Reviewed 11 October 2014

This place has excellent Mexican food. Get the Burritos they are huge for $10 chips and salsa are also great. ask for the green sauce and you'll love it,

Thank PlatinumMember174
Reviewed 27 July 2014

I only think I know who my server was because she actually took my order but she was one of many that chipped in to serve me and outstanding meal. One person seated me and gave me the menu while another was placing chips and...More

Thank Numburz
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We came here while visiting family on 4th of July. It was rather empty for a Friday night, which I was actually receptive of since our family said it is always packed. The service was good and the food tasted good. I got the Penca...More

Thank elchaco
Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

My wife & I have been coming to this restaurant for years & are vip rewards members. The food is amazing & so are the staff, they have several restaurant's located around the bay area but two are located right here in my home town...More

Thank Dominic C
Reviewed 24 March 2014

There's better Mexican food to be had, but this was a perfectly acceptable meal. The location is fine and the service is not bad at all.

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

This place was close to my hotel so I decided to try. The location was nice, right on the water. The wait staff was very nice. The food was average; it came out very very fast. I had happy hour specials at the bar; tims...More

2  Thank M-wiz
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Great service and great tasting food. Highly recommend this place. Great for families or at the bar watching the game.

Thank dhsmith123
Reviewed 12 July 2013

The food was very good. The waitress served us in a timely fashion. Chips and salsa were brought to the table and the chips were warm, the salsa spicy. Our entrees were big enough to share.

Thank Patricia S
PreviousNext
12
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 49 hotels in Oakland
Hampton Inn & Suites Oakland Airport-Alameda
797 reviews
.92 miles away
Extended Stay America - Oakland - Alameda Airport
80 reviews
1.00 miles away
Coral Reef Inn & Suites
340 reviews
1.35 miles away
Hilton Oakland Airport
1,055 reviews
2.06 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
La Penca Azul
213 reviews
.11 miles away
Angelfish Japanese Restaurant
37 reviews
.02 miles away
La Val's Pizza
29 reviews
.00 miles away
China Villa
25 reviews
.00 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Crown Memorial State Beach
62 reviews
1.83 miles away
Alameda Island Brewing Company
10 reviews
2.14 miles away
Alameda Museum
14 reviews
1.84 miles away
Oakland Aviation Museum
43 reviews
1.50 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from LaPenca Azul staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 891 B Island Drive, Oakland, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing