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Fentons Creamery and Restaurant

4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
+1 510-658-7000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (423 reviews)
“sundae” (149 reviews)
“banana split” (33 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped for late lunch with visiting adult sweet tooth daughter. Sandwiches/burgers were good and large portions. We had a coffee ice cream sundae with different toppings. SO GOOD and huge. The three of us couldn’t finish it. We were seated immediately and service was great....More

Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My granddaughter had her second birthday at Fentons. Her parents , 2 grandmothers , an aunt, and me, her grandfather, we're there. The restaurant was very busy when we arrived at 7pm. We were seated in the back room . The waitress was very attentive...More

Thank Jaybee412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in San Francisco with my brother on vacation. We grew up in the Bay Area and this was always a family favorite. My parents loved this place. Since we were in the area we had to come and have ice cream. We were...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I have been going to Fentons since I was a little kid. It is a big loud, fun place for families. The food isn't fantastic, but the ice cream is great and served in huge portions. This is a good spot for families and groups,...More

Thank theothergallo
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I love this place. I have been going here for 40 years plus. You can get an awesome crab sandwich and finish off with an ice cream dessert. Not gourmet but the ice cream I grew up with. I go here to count red and...More

Thank yolsgaard
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went down to Fenton’s for a treat. Parking isn’t the greatest; just a small lot and then it’s hope for the best with on street, but the the ice cream was delicious. Had the banana junior and it was a really good sized portion. Even...More

Thank Frbrs70
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to get an ice cream. They have a wonderful selection. You can also get sandwiches but we didn’t eat there.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Fentons has not lost it's charm even though it updated and expanded. Great memories of the Kitchen sink, dads favorite: Apple pie ala mode, Coaches favorite: Crab sandwich and a junior sundae, My favorite split and banana split. There is always a wait. They may...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

But the ice cream is really just ok. The servings are ginormous and the sundaes are good, but if you just want ice cream, the flavors are only so-so and it's kind of light and fluffy, not dense and creamy. And if you don't want...More

Thank Ann D
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Lifetime favorite. I have been going to this restaurant for nearly 70 years and it is as good today as the first day. The salads, the sandwiches but the desserts are incredible, unforgettable and addicting. One of their specialties is there crab sandwich and you...More

Thank Mary Lou B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-658-7000
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