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The Trappist

$$ - $$$American, ,
460 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607-3935
+1 510-238-8900
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“belgian beers” (6 reviews)
“great beer” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Belgian, Brew Pub, Pub
$$ - $$$
460 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607-3935
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Trappist is a wonderful little bar going out of your way to visit if you love Belgian beer or other local crafts. I had Mraz IPA which was succulent. The bar keeps make a beautiful pour. I also enjoyed something called Brazzilion equally excellent....More

Thank Bacinac
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place with two bars, tons of inside places to sit and an outside patio with ferry lights. Good service and great beer with few bites to eat. Would have preferred better options - solid mixed cheese and charcuterie platter seemed the way to go...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Two of us relaxed after flying in from Chicago to Oakland at this bar; the bar itself was beautiful, old or old-looking wood, period-style lighting, plenty of empty bottles lining the ceiling shelf, lots of brick, old tile on the floor, crammed with people from...More

Thank Iratwo
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I love this place. The food is great, and I like that they specialize in Belgian beers. It's not a fast place, but once you're here, you'll want to stay, so don't come here in a hurry.

Thank jrau
Reviewed 9 March 2017

this is kind of a self service-order at the counter-kind of place with a large selection of Beers. We ordered sandwiches for dinnner which were very good. but otherwise a limited menu of food.

Thank cheryl b
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The Trappist is a great place to have a few drinks in Oakland. We were there last weekend to check out their craft beers sponsored by a Japanese craft brew house called "Coedo" (Kyodo Shoji Koedo). We were surprised to see a long line outside...More

Thank Qualitypro3336
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The primary draw here is the beer. A well thought out selection of good craft beer compliments a nice neighborhood pub type of atmosphere. The cheese and charcuterie plates are well executed and excellent.

Thank Birdwatcher_jpm
Reviewed 22 September 2016

There were more beers I wanted to try than I could actually drink, but we had a nice dinner and the beer and food were both great. Get the Reuben!

Thank kimncris
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stopped in on a weekend later afternoon, as I had been wanting to check this place out. It is a really old building so the space setup is a little tight, but that's just how old buildings are. Supposedly there is a front bar...More

Thank WaywardWander9
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Tried to get a beer on a weekday evening. Too crowded, loud, no wait people, bartender disinterested. Won't go back.

Thank happyhiker10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Bar, Belgian, Brew Pub, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607-3935
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-238-8900
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