Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Oakland Airport
10 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621-9956
Phone: (510) 635-1892
Fax: (510) 635-1292
Bars & Cafes
Located inside the Days Hotel where near the Oakland Coliseum, Jolly Rogers is a typical American restaurant which serves steaks and barbecue. Prime Rib is the restaurant specialty made from Angus and roasted slowly with vegetables. Aside from, there is also a full bar inside the restaurant.
American Oak, located on Santa Clara Avenue in Alameda, CA, is a fantastic dining destination, for whiskey-lovers. The establishment boasts of a library of over 120 different whiskeys from local and international regions - if you're a spirits connoisseur, this place is for you. The Downtown space also doles out an eclectic fare that focuses on classic 'Merican comfort food - expect lots of burgers, steaks and sandwiches, to name a few. Dishes such as fried chicken, grilled hangar steak and shrimp and grits, to name a few can be found here. The service is great and the prices are comparable; definitely worth a try, this one!
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.
Ale Industries started out as a small-time craft brewery in Concord, CA, however, it soon grew popular and eventually had to move into a bigger brewing space, on 10th Street in Oakland. Offering refreshing draft beers, that are now brewed on site, the place churns is equipped to produce around 20,000 barrels of beer every year! Covering an area of over 6000 square feet (560 square meters), the Fruitvale establishment also includes a taproom which can host up to 100 visitors. Open for tours between Fridays to Sundays, Ale Industries serves brews created without any use of fossil fuels, definitely worth a decko.
Ricky's is the place to be on game night. No matter is your game of choice is the NFL, MBL, Formula One or any other, their multiple screens ensure you don't miss a single second. Raiders fans will certainly recognize the name as one of the best places to hang out, have a drink and connect with fellow fans in a lively, fun atmosphere. The bar has bee around since 1946 and has its fair share of regulars as well as tourists and day trippers stopping by to check out the electric atmosphere. Don't miss out on trying their famous sandwiches names after Hall of Famers like Jim Otto, Willie Brown and Jack Tatum. The menu is quite extensive with plenty to choose from. A good place to stop by for an evening out with friends, or even make new ones.
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.