Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Oakland Airport
10 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621-9956
Phone: (510) 635-1892
Fax: (510) 635-1292
10 Hegenberger Road, Oakland, CA, US, 94621-9956
- Phone: (510) 635-1892
- Fax: (510) 635-1292
Bars & Cafes
Established in April 1977, they are celebrating their 35th year in business. Offering great food and spirits, a friendly staff, comfortable atmosphere, and ample parking (a real treat on Park Street). McGee's is a favorite stop for locals and visitors alike. The grill is open for lunch and dinner daily with a menu that offers something for everyone. They also serve Sunday brunch. Have a Sunday brunch drink like a mimosa or bloody mary made to perfection or maybe a tasty vanilla fizz. And, with full sports coverage, McGee's is a great place to meet and catch your favorite sporting event. They have been voted one of the Top 3 Kid-Friendly Restaurants by Alameda Magazine readers. They are proud to promote that their establishment is a family affair. So, if you are looking for a comfortable place to grab a bite to eat, meet up with friends, or catch a sporting event, McGee's is a great spot for you.
Located over Park Street Bridge, Gold Coast Grill gave Alameda its first taste of Greek cuisine. An extremely cozy restaurant, it gives you the opportunity to sample some mouthwatering delicacies nightly. Dishes like the roasted rack of lamb and veal medallions in champagne sauce are hugely popular, and deservedly so. If you're in the mood for seafood, the pan-roasted Alaskan halibut and grilled Atlantic salmon with caper vinaigrette are also delicious. A wonderful wine list is also on offer.
Established in 2006 by the Thanos brothers, Mano and Michael, Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge offers visitors a tropical haven on this Californian island of Alameda. Professional bartenders ensure that guests are served only the best. Choose from classic tiki mixes like Painkiller, Banana Mamacow, Fog Cutter, Leilani Volcano and Hurricane, or Forbidden Island originals like China Clipper, Fugu for Two, Neptune’s Garden and the eponymous drink Forbidden Island. If it is your birthday, you can savor an Island Mai Tai, completely on the house!
Brotzeit Lokal is a restaurant and beer-garden and houses over 15 craft beers from Germany! They also house over 10 craft beers from USA and from Belgium. As far as beers are concerned, they always have something new or something special. They also serve brunch, lunch and dinner. Food here has German influence. It is a great place for families as well as friends, to enjoy good food and good beer under the bright Oakland sky and the views of the water.
The Fireside remains a gathering spot for Alameda locals since opening in 1942. This neighborhood lounge serves a list of craft beers and spirits sourced exclusively from local breweries and distilleries. Enjoy a pint or cocktail at one of the Island’s longest bars or play some pool or foosball. They occasionally host entertaining theme nights, open mic sessions and live music. Their weekly Jazz Organ Happy Hour is a big draw among patrons.
Bellanico, is a friendly and easygoing restaurant serving good quality Italian meals at reasonable prices. The most popular items on their menu are the Seared Berkshire Pork Belly, Casunzei ravioli, Argula and Treviso Radicchio and Hand Crafted Burrata. The restaurant is well known for its food, though its casual ambience also aids in a pleasant time, with friends or close ones. The staff is professional and pleasing, meeting every need and attending to the guests. Service is top-notch too. The wine list is another good reason to dine here.
Encuentro is a modern, comfortable, airy restaurant located near Oakland's historic Jack London Square. The restaurant is entirely vegetarian, with a healthy amount of vegan options as well, so vegetarians will be able to eat to their heart's delight. The contemporary Californian cuisine that uses fresh, quality ingredients features dishes like Sweet Potato "Samositas", BBQ Tempeh Sandwich, and Fig and Chevre Bruschetta, which are so delicious the carnivores out there won't even miss the meat! In addition to all the meat-free fare Encuentro is also a wine bar, so needless to say the wine list features excellent selections, and Encuentro also has a small selection of beers.
This historic pub and upscale bar is full of stories, character, and charm. Once a place Jack London himself would frequent to drink and write, the story is that the famous author borrowed his college entrance fee from the bar's proprietor. The small bar still features a slanted wooden floor and charred walls leftover from the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906, which took its toll elsewhere in the Bay Area, too. Its name derives from the old days when it was the only bar at the port of Oakland. Each day as laborers would take the ferry to San Francisco and back again, this was the first and last chance for the working man to grab a drink. The bar serves only beverages and distributes literature on its history.
When you walk into Ruby Room you will immediately get it. Dimly lit with red lights (hence the name) with a smoke-filled back room (one of the few), Ruby Room is a hipster hangout. Large drinks for reasonable prices and pool tables make this downtown watering hole a popular spot with the twenty-something crowd. Ruby may not be for everyone, but those who like it keep coming back.
The mood at The Warehouse Bar and Grill is laid back, and the friendly and helpful service gives one the feeling of being at home. The place serves scrumptious appetizers, sandwiches, chicken wings and entrees, and offers diverse range of beers on tap. They also serve a range of wines, if you want to add that classy touch to your meal. It is a great place to catch a game of football with family and friends.
Your wait for an excellent pizza joint on the dock is over. Forge fits in perfectly at the waterfront Jack London Square where you can walk in any time of the day, relax on the heated patio and munch on the scrumptious wood-fired oven baked thin crust pizzas. The menu comprises your favorite flavor of pizzas and wide range of toppings to go with it. You can try the cheese-filled Pancetta pizza or the sizzling spicy Pepperoni pizza or the standard Margherita pizza. However, do not forget to start off with their amazing starters like the Crispy Cheese Curds, the Potato Skins or Smoked Chicken Wings. And while you are at it, you can pair these delights with a selection from its enticing Californian and Italian wine list, drought beers and cocktails. Shoot down a glass of Jacks Martini or a bottle of Tall Boy PBR or Anderson Valley IPA, as you enjoy the company of great food and splendid views.
Merchant's boasts that it has been "poisoning Oakland since 1916." This is definitely your ultimate dive bar. Located just blocks from Oakland's historic Jack London Square, Merchant's got its start as a sailor bar in the early 20th Century. Now its where hipsters, punks and all lovers of cheap beer, fun times and stripper poles hang out. Merchant's also hosts various "alternative" shows that are not necessarily for the faint of heart. If you're looking for the opposite of a fancy night out, Merchant's is the place for you.