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4301 Piedmont Ave Ste A, Oakland, CA 94611-4774
+1 510-420-1578
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20 Aug 2017
“Terrific casual Japanese eatery in popular Swan's Market”
15 Sep 2016
“SUSHI and other Japaneese CUISINE”
4301 Piedmont Ave Ste A, Oakland, CA 94611-4774
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

b-dama is delicious; plentiful bento boxes of expertly prepared food and interesting sides such as roasted brussel sprouts or radishes; all food coming out looked great especially the udon; there is a hot tea dispenser you get yourself; I would gladly go back to try...More

Thank 100lat
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Very good Japanese food inside the Swan Marketplace, a collection of restaurants. Reasonable prices in an expensive area of town. Order at the counter and they bring it to your table in the food court. We shared four different Sushi rolls, all great.

Thank BILL C
Reviewed August 7, 2016

We had a long drive to Oakland and stayed at the downtown Marriott. The ramen place we wanted to try was closed for dinner on Monday and Tuesdays. A quick online search pulled up this place. This is located in Swan's Marketplace, so if you're...More

Thank Jesse P
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We selected menu items from several Swan's Market restaurants to create an eclectic and delicious meal. Sushi rolls and the beef tataki from B-Dama were excellent. The beef in the tataki was exceptionally tender and flavorful. Plan on returning to explore the menu.

Thank DoctorPaul
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Went for lunch on a Saturday and had the teriyaki salmon special. The salmon portion was VERY small - without skin it seemed barely 3 ounces - what there was had good flavor. The leafy salad greens had a VERY light sprinkling of some spice...More

Thank Bigpenny34
Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Located in Swans Market in historic Oakland, this place serves up some fantastic authentic Japanese fare. I have never been disappointed with anything I have ordered here. Love sitting on the stools and watching the chefs create their magic. B Dama is a gem and...More

Thank 103lisas103
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

The place is in a market with lots of small restaurants around. You have to pay first and find you a table. But a part from this the food is delicious. Totally worth the visit. Honest pricing also.

Thank Felipe B
Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have not been to their place on Piedmont Avenue but had lunch today at their place at Swann's Market. I had the very best udon soup I have ever had! It really hit the spot because it is quite cold today. The soup was...More

Thank ginacat02
Reviewed October 7, 2014

Having lived in Tokyo and Osaka and been to many good izakaya (especially in Osaka), I stopped going to Japanese restaurants in the U.S. It was always the same tempura, teriyaki, CA roll combo, NOT B-dama! My family have been there a number of times...More

Thank Peggy T
Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I write this review after nearly two years frequenting this gem of place nearly every Friday night after work. Needless to say the food was quite amazing. Not your run of the mill sushi bar, sushi there is to be sure but the real focus...More

Thank Marc M
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5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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  • Address: 4301 Piedmont Ave Ste A, Oakland, CA 94611-4774
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-420-1578
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