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5301 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1416
+1 510-985-8388
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5301 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1416
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and great, friendly waitstaff. First timers, we both had the fish stew, and it pushed all the right buttons. Big chunks of flaky fish, prawns, a huge scallop and NO bivalves! Perfect. Souffle was an excellent desert to split. A great, cozy neighborhood...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a few times an each time gets better. The service was awesome just like the food,nice and fresh. It's a small place but not too loud.

Thank dartmanbull
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Menu changes come slowly at Marica, but they are always good. I have eaten here hundreds of times in the last ten years. Food is always good. Recently they added spaghetti and meat balls and it is very good. Just added pizzas and they were...More

Thank bigsteve666
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I was treated by a business colleague and I we did enjoy a Maine Lobster as main course and mussels as a started. As I'm a chocoholic I had to have the Deutsch chocolate soufflé....which was stunning smooth and rounded my first meal in the...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The wife had the scallops which tasted great cooked to perfection. I had the soft shelled crab and it was also very good. We shared the mussel appetizer and the sauce with the mussels was wonderful. As others have stated the chocolate soufflé is not...More

Thank Linehand11
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We came here for my Mother's Day dinner. My daughter made the reservations, we went right in and it took a few minutes to be seated. It is a small comfy kind of place which was bustling with activity for it was Mother's Day! They...More

Thank KWong55
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I was excited to try this local restaurant and I was not disappointed. The food and selection were superb. We started with the Caesar salad, 1/2 dozen oysters and tuna tartare. For the main course, the fried soft shell crab caught our eye and it...More

Thank JJ_EATS228
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I don't know why we waited so long to try but I had it bookmarked for years. We celebrated our 20 year here and service was impeccable as many has mentioned. They were also kind enough to give us champagne on the house for our...More

Thank Lngodeflorin
Reviewed 27 April 2017

SERVICE: Amazing from the moment we walked in. We were greeted immediately and seated by the window, given water and bread, and asked if we were celebrating anything special. the waiter listened to my food sensitivities and stated that any dish could be prepared to...More

Thank ZMMom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Service was very friendly, caring and efficient. A rather small footprint that includes a full service bar. Food was extremely good. Bone-in rib-eye (in Seafood restaurant) was served perfectly. Seafood stew silenced our table as all we heard was the slurping for a few minutes....More

Thank gy820
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5301 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1416
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-985-8388
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