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“Great decor and setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Bocanova

Bocanova
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Ranked #10 of 1,257 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: South American, Fusion
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Good for: Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Embarcadero W
No. California
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Great decor and setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

I like the decor and the setting overlooking the water--but really only when you are dining outside. So either in or out is nice. Good Peruvian food.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

Ate here for lunch today. The lunch special was a three course meal. Beginning with two small empanadas which were good but again very small. Overall good food but small portions. The short rib empanada was good but only came three to a dish. Nice area to sit outside. Great service!

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Pleasanton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Good ambiance, food OK”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

We have been to Bocanova before for brunch and it was really great. We went last Sunday for brunch but it seems they shortened the menu or changed it, but it still was OK. There are several items in the menu that are delicious, others are OK. My husband had a Cuban Sandwich which was far from be a real one. Try the Churros with Chocolate, they are my favorite and they were great as usual. We sat down outside and you can see the marina. Nice decor

  • Visited February 2012
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california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“something for everyone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

This is our second time here for a special occasion. We have one son who is a vegetarian and one picky daughter. We ordered appetizers and main dishes that appealed to all. Especially loved the shishito peppers and the seasoned papas fritas. The ceviche was also delicious. We ordered entrees to share (our vegetarian ordered his own and one to share) and we enjoyed them all. Dessert was also awesome (we love the chocolate bread pudding). The fare was expensive but we knew we were celebrating so were prepared. Wouldn't (couldn't) go there every day but was a good way t celebrate.

  • Visited February 2012
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Oakland, California
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“Special place in downtown Oakland”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Beautiful place, good food, friendly servers what more can you ask for.

Visited October 2011
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