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Bourbon and Beef

) #218 of 1,102 Restaurants in Oakland $$ - $$$ American
5634 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1541
+1 510-788-4821
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“beef” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
5634 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1541
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had been here numerous times over several years. Decided to return, this time with a Groupon. Rule number 1 (sorry, Bill Maher): Groupon needs to define "major holiday." Since when is Father's Day a major holiday? Groupon not honored, but so what? We had...More

Thank bardsf
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The feel when you walk through the door makes it the right place. We sat at the bar the last time and had a great impromptu dinner. The owner was helping our at the bar and this is good because I do think they could...More

Thank Rusty R
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Good menu for those who love well-prepared meats. Nice quiet atmosphere and good cocktails. Good attentive service.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I had dinner in this restaurant and the food was really great. The meat is really amazing and we could taste some bourbon at the bar thanks to the very nice staff. I advise you to book your table.

Thank Nicolas D
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Last few visits, service and food underwhelming. Last visit, waited close to 10 minutes after the restaurant stated opening time, for doors to finally open. When they did, no apologies, and then unwilling to accommodate seating request (even though restaurant empty) stating table requested to...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The food was fine. I'd give it a 4 of 5. The servers seemed a little rushed and I'd have to go a few more times to get a good idea of what the service is like on an average night. But the one unforgivable...More

Thank teainthesierras
Reviewed 28 March 2017

For a place that seems to position itself as a beef specialty house, the steak was unpleasantly tough although properly cooked. Service was amateurish, our table surface was a cheap-looking and sticky butcher block. Overall unimpressive and not a great destination spot if you want...More

Thank rtrautner
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This has become our go-to place in all of the East Bay, for good reason. Great food, service and ambiance, including some very comfortable and roomy booths. Also, despite the restaurant being almost full the several times we've been there. it's always been on the...More

Thank Southside
Reviewed 26 October 2016

near the Rockridge Bart this makes a nice stop for commuters. It's got a nice bar area (lovely comfy seats) and nice classy vibe. Good drinks, a friendly bar tender, and Monday you can get a deal on the local oysters. Other food is quite...More

Thank GPToak
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We went with friends to try something new although neither beef or bourbon would be my first choice..... The cocktails were great and fairly priced - the menu sounded interesting with many varied choices and interesting preparations.....although pricey - i think the final presentations were...More

Thank monalinda2010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5634 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-788-4821
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