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“farmers market”(60 reviews)
“bowling alley”(21 reviews)
“catch the ferry”(18 reviews)
Shopping, restaurants, and Jack London's cabin.
Oakland, CA 94607
+1 510-645-9292
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The energy here is good. It’s an area rich in history and pays homage to famous writer Jack London. His home still remains there and the popular slanted bar gets busy.

Thank RealDS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great events in the city center! We arrived Halloween weekend and people and their animals were dressed up for a contest and tents and events were going on for the animals. farmers market was on Sunday and great quality food choices throughout Jack London Square....More

Thank bessman86
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to visit here and have a cold brew! Little bar with outside seating is fun and historical! You will be glad you made time for this!

Thank Journey47614352286
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Area is a mixture of many cultures. Restaurants and bowling alley is fun. Check out the Chinese annual street fair in August for a weekend

Thank riamelinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed an unexpected stop at Jack London Sq - it was Sunday so they had a wonderful farmers market which we bought beautiful veggies/fruits/flowers and yummy pastries! Great place to walk along water with beautiful views!

Thank Pioneer620928
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As an East Bay resident, I enjoy spending Sunday morning strolling along the marina front at Jack London Sq. I enjoy the farmers market, views of the estuary, Rosenblum Winery, boats and ferries sailing by, people watching, etc. plus generally great weather.

Thank Stan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gosh....I can't imaging how bad the place is! full of beggers, homeless people! and there are thousands of them around Oakland's Jack London Square, scenery /sunday market are ok...but this social welfare is a big shocker to first time visitors to California. And certainly a...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday is my favorite day to visit Jack London Square because from morning until 1pm the Square hosts a farmers market. You can pick up fresh produce, meet some locals and travelers, and take the opportunity to observe or participate. There are a variety of...More

Thank J L J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to see, eat & drink. Great place to spend the day. Plenty of parking structures for easy in & out. Plenty of shops, restaurants for both the young & old. And WHAT a beautiful view of the bay. If you love boats this...More

Thank _yellowbrick1955
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

I went here for Sunday lunch with my 24 year old daughter who lives less than 2 miles away from this venue. We enjoyed looking and trying the local fresh food from local vendors. We had easy parking for 2 hours that cost $1. We...More

Thank Sandi B
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February 23, 2017|
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Response from George L | Reviewed this property |
My two cents worth, though this doesn't directly address your question. Check if you could book a room with a water view at the Waterfront Hotel with a heated outdoor salt water pool, a fireplace in the lobby. A decent... More
July 31, 2016|
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Response from Katey B | Reviewed this property |
Yes - There are a couple of parking structures and lots. Parking in the structure closest to the ferry is validated if you take the ferry.
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May 16, 2016|
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Response from cindykbromberg | Reviewed this property |
JLS has an annual bike fest/-athon. All the avid bikers I know have been there because Oakland is a very bike friendly place. Lots of long flat trails (including along the waterfront and around Lake Merritt) as well as... More